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Saudi Arabia closes Qatar Airways offices, revokes licenses

Sheikh Sabah left Tuesday night for Saudi Arabia. French President Emmanuel Macron has urged the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Iran and Qatar to engage in dialogue and defuse the crisis which has pitted Doha against its Gulf neighbours. Where to start? Mr. Trump's intervention aligned the United States against a country that is now hosting at least 10,000 US military personnel at a base where operations against the Islamic State are being directed - a facility that was needed after Saudi Arabia ...



Turkey, Iran Back Qatar In Dispute With Other Arab States

A spokesperson for Maersk said: "We have confirmation that we will not be able to move Qatar cargo in and out of Jebel Ali". Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir told reporters in Paris on Tuesday that Qatar must sever ties with Hamas and its historic parent, the pan-Arab Muslim Brotherhood .


NSA leak suspect victor remains in local custody in Georgia

NSA leak suspect victor remains in local custody in Georgia

She was scheduled to appear before a federal judge Thursday for a detention hearing. Victor served in the Air Force as a linguist from 2013 to 2016 and speaks Pashto, Farsi and Dari, her mom said . Winner's Facebook page does mention reaching out to U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-GA.to discuss environmental issues. "I don't know what she did when she went to work".



Tehran Attacks Death Toll Up to 16

Daesh claimed responsibility for the attacks on Wednesday afternoon. The statement only released the first names of the terrorists and said their last names were being withheld due to "certain social and security reservations". The attackers raided Iran's parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum on Wednesday morning, in a rare strike at the heart of the Islamic Republic.


Trump offers to help resolve Gulf crisis

Trump offers to help resolve Gulf crisis

Turkey called on Monday for dialogue and said it was ready to help defuse the row between Qatar and Arab nations including Saudi Arabia and Egypt that accuse Doha of supporting extremism. All reference was pointing to Qatar. "It's exceptionally quiet, nearly eerie". Until now, the presence of the US Air Force at Al Udeid Air Base just west of Doha has been Qatar's life insurance policy.


Pound flat and markets hold steady as Britain goes to the polls

Pound flat and markets hold steady as Britain goes to the polls

Her biggest problem now is that even if the Conservatives do win on Thursday, they are on track to get a smaller majority than many expected. May focussed on her central message of the " strong and stable leadership " that she can provide for Britain's exit negotiations from the European Union (EU).