The hashtag generated 3,8k tweets including 2.7 retweet and 24 reply. 3% of the tweets originated from Qatar, with 71% originating from Saudi and 11% from United Arab Emirates.
First tweet with the hashtag
The first tweet was posted 15 hours following the announcement made by ministry of defence at 9:07pm from Omar Alhajiri who describe himself as Qatari, however his Twitter account shows resistance to the Qatar royal family with indications that his family didn’t receive the Qatari nationality.
However few minutes later, the hashtag was being picked up by Saudis.
Other accounts with Qatar set as a location continued to engage, below are the first top tweets.
Ministry of Defence Tweet
The ministry of defence was already receiving a major number of replies when it was first posted on 6 January at 6:34pm.
Azmi Beshara is always mentioned
It might be one of few times where Azmi Beshara name is part of the Hashtag itself. Our data shows he was mentioned over 20k (102k if we count retweets) times in the past 2 weeks.
Most tweets originated from Saudi Arabia (73%) followed by United Arab Emirates (9%) and Egypt (4%), leaving a little than 1% for Qatar.