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Qatar releases report on alleged hack that sparked Gulf boycott

The isolation move was later supported by Yemen, Libya and the Maldives. Global understanding of the small Gulf nation's alleged links to those organizations, as well as al Qaeda and Islamic State, is improving, Gargash said. "So good to see the Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already paying off", Trump tweeted . Peskov, the Kremlin spokesman, said the allegations of Russian hacking weren't discussed.



Sen. Wyden Refuses To Let Coats Answer Questions

Comey did not say whether he thought the president's actions amounted to obstructing the investigation, a charge made by some Democrats, and which is expected to feature highly in lawmakers' questions Thursday. "I don't believe it's appropriate for me to address that in a public session, " Coats said. "You swore that oath - to tell us the truth. He is a good guy", Comey quoted Trump as telling him on February 14 as they sat alone together in the Oval Office.



US says Raqqa fight will 'accelerate' as IS loses in Iraq

US-backed rebels took Tanf from Islamic State past year, and regional intelligence sources say they mean to use it as a launchpad to capture Bukamal, a town on Syria's border with Iraq and an important militant supply route. BOWMAN: Well, the civilian casualties have been a huge problem partly because there are hundreds of thousands of civilians inside these cities, some being held as hostages.



Germany describes Gulf crisis a 'powder keg'

Saudi Arabia, Egypt , UAE and Bahrain's decision to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar has led to a crisis for Qatar in terms of air, sea and land transportation. "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello said the ban took effect Tuesday, but there is no plan yet to repatriate the more than 200,000 Filipino workers in Qatar.



Armenia president, PM express condolences over Iran attacks

The attack came as emboldened Sunni Arab states - backed by U.S. President Donald Trump - are hardening their stance against Shiite-ruled Iran. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has condemned Tehran's twin terror attacks as "cowardly", stressing the country will crush enemies' plots through unity and solidarity.


Comey's Senate testimony: Trump asked to end Flynn probe

Comey's Senate testimony: Trump asked to end Flynn probe

The committee released Comey's testimony earlier Wednesday. A majority of Americans report grave suspicions about President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey and his conduct during investigations of Russia's interference in the 2016 election, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.