UAE and Qatar revving up for ‘El Gasico’ in Asian Cup

(CNN)Forget “El Clasico.” Welcome to ‘El Gasico.” Follow @cnnsport The boycott, the worst diplomatic crisis to hit the Gulf Arab states in decades, followed allegations that Qatar was supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region. Qatar rejected the accusations, labeling them “unjustified” and “baseless.” READ: Qatar crisis: What you need to know Much of the criticism aimed at Qatar comes from its alleged support of the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamic group considered a terrorist organization by Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Qatari citizens were given 14 days to leave Saudi Arabi, Bahrain and the UAE, while all three countries banned their own citizens from entering Qatar. Yemen, Mauritius, Mauritania, the Maldives and Libya’s eastern-based government also joined the boycott. The air …