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Qatar Warns Blockade Will Have

Qatar Warns Blockade Will Have "Negative" Effects On Gulf Region

Qatar hosts the Al-Udeid military base, the largest U.S. airbase in the Middle East that is central to the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. Following this, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attempted to calm tensions among Arab partners, stressing that blockades in the region are a detriment to the campaign against ISIS, but as NPR pointed out , despite Tillerson's opposition to blockades, "President Trump [seemed] to be upping the ante".


Journalist to pay Netanyahus $32500 in libel suit

Journalist to pay Netanyahus $32500 in libel suit

The Netanyahus sued Sarna for 280,000 shekels ($79,200). However, the court ruled his post was aimed at harming Netanyahu and his wife. The magistrates court in Tel Aviv ruled that Igal Sarna libelled the couple for writing a Facebook post that claimed the prime minister's wife kicked the Israeli leader out of their auto during a fight.



India asks Saudi Arabia, Qatar to resolve differences through dialogue

Barcelona shirts which feature the Qatar Airways logo are said to be outlawed as tensions between Saudi Arabia and Qatar continue to boil over. "After my talks this week, I know how serious the situation is, but I believe there are also good chances to make progress".


Will SCO membership work?

Will SCO membership work?

Nowhere was this more evident than in India's recent participation at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ( SCO) Summit in Kazakhstan's Astana on June 8 and 9, which had China and Russian Federation as its two key initiators, apart from other Central Asian countries.



Emmanuel Macron seeks majority as France votes for new parliament

Voting got under way in France today as polling stations opened at 0600 GMT for the first round of parliamentary elections. The conservative Republicans and their allies are predicted to win between 120 and 150 seats. Half of the candidates are women. He has drawn candidates from a cross-section of society with a former bullfighter, a Nobel Prize victor and a an ex-fighter pilot all hoping to win a seat.


DUP agrees 'confidence' deal with Conservatives in UK

DUP agrees 'confidence' deal with Conservatives in UK

British newspapers summed it up in a word: mayhem. "That's not a matter for me", she said. "We were not talking to the people who made a decision to vote for Labour ", he said. Instead, she said: "There's an bad lot of issues surrounding Brexit that need to be discussed". "Ted Heath lost and tried to form another government and tried to get another majority in Parliament".