One of the struggles that many Khalijis have to undertake is the one against all the stereotypes set against them, especially by the rest of the Arab world. These stereotypes are caused by three factors: oil, migrant workers, and tourism. The millions of Arabs, whether Arab nationalists or not, who negatively stereotype people of the Gulf, look down at them, and marginalize their political and human struggles, do blame the Gulf for not using their oil to empower the Arab region. They see them as spoiled, non-productive creatures and classical allies of the West. Simply, the Gulf is somehow blamed for most of their tragedies.
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