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Qatar condemns attacks in Tehran

Qatar condemns attacks in Tehran

Over 40 people were wounded in the attack. Check out Federal News Radio's latest podcasts. We have, as yet, no proof that the Iranian bombing and the siege of Qatar are connected or that the attack on Tehran was directly commanded by the Saudis (although the level of sophistication behind the attacks and the fact that they penetrated notoriously tight security already suggest something out of the ordinary - Daesh did what Al Qaeda never could).


U.K. Holds Minute of Silence Honoring Victims of London Terror Attack

U.K. Holds Minute of Silence Honoring Victims of London Terror Attack

In her interview with Sky on Tuesday, the prime minister asserted she had been "very clear" on what she thought about Presidents Trump's tweets . Khan had said in one of his first statements in reaction to the attack that people would see an increased police presence on the streets of the capital and should not be alarmed by that.



Saudi FM says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis

The rift sparked concerns among some nations not directly involved in the conflict whose citizens work in Qatar, such as the Philippines . Tensions between Qatar and Saudi Arabia - a Middle East heavyweight - bubbled to the surface two weeks ago when Qatar said its state-run news agency and its Twitter account were hacked to publish a fake story claiming the emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani , had called Iran "a regional and Islamic power that can not be ignored".



French President Emmanuel Macron urges Gulf heads to defuse crisis

Officials at SAMA, as the Saudi central bank is known, didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. Russian hackers, who played such a prominent part last year in the USA election and this year in the French presidential race, may have helped blow up relations between Qatar and its neighbors in the Arab world.



Saudi ally Bahrain demands Qatar distance itself from Iran

Kuwait is trying to mediate in the conflict and USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson on Monday offered Washington's help in resolving the dispute, but Trump himself had not offered to become involved as a mediator until now. What is happening in Qatar? But Qatar's Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman al-Than, said: "There is no single evidence that the Qatar government is supporting radical Islamists".



Local Bar Showing James Comey Hearing at 7 am

Comey has finally publicly confirmed his private reports that the President was not under investigation in any Russian Federation probe", Trump's lawyer Marc Kasowitz said in a statement. Analysts said Comey, an intensely by-the-book, non-political law enforcer whose handling of a separate investigation into Democrat Hillary Clinton a year ago nevertheless may have cost her the presidential election , was studiously avoiding accusing the president of a crime.