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Description: Qatar is dependent on the UAE and Maplestory Mesos Saudi Arabia for its white sugar imports, which are estimated at less than 100,000 tonnes annually. Consumption is higher during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which is currently being observed. The announcement that six countries have severed diplomatic ties could lead to food shortages in Qatar, analysts have warned.Qatar imports approximately 90 per cent of its food, with 40 per cent of it coming solely from Saudi Arabia.' There will be shortages of food, certain things will be hard to find,' Christian Henderson, a Middle Eastern food expert at SOAS University in London, told Gulf News.Dairy, meat and vegetables are expected to be heavily impacted.Photos on social media have shown Qatar residents queuing up at grocery stores and emptying shelves.'Panic buying always makes things worse, and prices will go up. enderson said.Additionally, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain have given all Qatari visitors and residents two weeks to leave their territory.Doha airport, along with airports in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, have become major hubs after Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways seized a significant chunk of transcontinental travel on routes linking Western countries with Asia and Australasia. Photos on social media have shown Qatar residents queuing up at grocery stores and emptying shelves. Dairy, meat and vegetables are expected to be heavily impacted Local media in Qatar reported there was already some panic buying as people stock up on food People stocked up on bottled water, milk and bread products after GCC allies cut their ties with QatarSaudi Arabia also said Qatari troops would be pulled from the ongoing war in Yemen.Qatar is also home to the sprawling al-Udeid Air Base, which is home to the US military's Central Command and some 10,000 American troops.