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Qatar row: Trump claims credit for isolation

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash also told reporters there would be more curbs if necessary and said Qatar needed to make iron-clad commitments to change what critics say is a policy on funding militants. US intelligence officials believe Russian hackers planted a false news story that led Saudi Arabia and several allies to sever relations with Qatar , prompting a diplomatic crisis, CNN reported Tuesday .



MANILA: Police identify lone gunman who killed 36 people in Casino attack

Carlos fled to an adjoining hotel and reportedly killed himself . Albayalde said that the suspect had a bank account with a debt of millions due to his gambling habits. According to the Ombudsman, Carlos earned a total of P2.4 million from 2001 to 2011, but was later found to have purchased two farm lots in Batangas worth P4 million and paid in cash.


Iran identifies terrorists involved in Tehran attacks

Iran identifies terrorists involved in Tehran attacks

Six assailants were killed. Contrast that with how Iran responded after terrorists attacked America on September 11, 2001, killing almost 3,000 people. The attacks were claimed by Islamic state (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), said Amaq news agency, which is affiliated with the terrorists. In August 2016, Iran announced it had killed Abu Aeshe Kurdi, commander of a Daesh brigade in Mosul , in clashes with a terrorist cell in Kermanshah.


Violence engulfs Venezuelan capital, teenage protester dies

Violence engulfs Venezuelan capital, teenage protester dies

A 17-year-old Venezuelan protester died in ferocious clashes between security forces and protesters in Caracas on Wednesday, taking the death toll from unrest since April to at least 66. The left-wing government says the protests are incited by the Unites Stated and has accused the opposition of hiring armed gangs. Demonstrators are demanding a presidential election.


EFF criticises Zille suspension

EFF criticises Zille suspension

The DA'S top executive said Zille's action had damaged the party." There is no question that Ms Zille's original tweets and subsequent justifications have damaged our standing in the public mind ". This wasannounced by the party's leader Mmusi Maimane in a conference on Saturday. All I have done is try to correct these mis-statements and distortions.



Trump offers to help resolve rift between Qatar, Gulf nations

Its flag carrier Qatar Airways now flies increasingly over Iran and Turkey after being blocked elsewhere over the Middle East. Emirati officials also shut down the airline's offices in the UAE on Wednesday. "Since the tension between Qatar and other Gulf states has risen, Turkey has shown great support for Qatar - not only on a political level, but on a public level as well", she said.