Jun 11 2017
Measures taken by the United Arab Emirates and other nations against Qatar are aimed at pressuring Doha into changing its policies, not at overthrowing its regime, a senior UAE official said on Wednesday.
The United Arab Emirates has threatened to impose an economic embargo against Qatar along with several Gulf states.
The ties between Iran and the UAE as well as Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have been rocky over the past years marred by Iran's military occupation of three Islands which the UAE claims their ownership, while Saudi Arabia and Bahrain barely have any ties with their Persian neighbor, whom they accuse of supporting terrorist groups detained on their territories.
The Gulf crisis is showing no signs of abating as it continues to escalate despite efforts by U.S. and Kuwait to calm rising tensions among GCC member states.
Gargash particularly pointed out the tens of millions of dollars paid to Shiite militias and others to free dozens of Qatari ruling family members and others in Iraq after 16 months in captivity.
Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi says Qatar's citizens are "questioning if this is going to end up in seeing a change in leadership itself".
The UAE has avoided shutting down its natural gas pipeline with Qatar, despite closing air, sea and land links, due to its dependence on gas to generate electricity, according to reports. Gaza's Islamic Hamas rulers, a major recipient of Qatari aid, have called Saudi Arabia's call for Qatar to cut ties with the Palestinian militant group "regrettable" and said it contradicts traditional Arab support for the Palestinian cause.
Child found in IL garage may have been killed in 2013
The two daughters had a "significant amount of scars and bruises on their bodies", Spencer said in an interview Thursday. The victim was so badly decomposed investigators could not immediately determine whether the child was a boy or a girl.
Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; 1 killed, others injured
The post says there are "several serious injuries" but did not provide further details. "He was rather shook", he said of his son. At Grady Memorial Hospital downtown, officials there said they are treating four patients in critical condition.
8 dead as storm brings rain to drought-hit Cape Town
The storm hit the Cape Peninsula early on Wednesday morning, which some have described as the "worst storm in living memory". The victims included four people who died in a fire caused by lightning and one who was killed when a house collapsed.
A joint statement from the four countries said they sanctioned the groups and individuals because of "the continuous and ongoing violations of the authorities in Doha of Qatar's commitments and obligations".
Jubeir declined to confirm a list of 10 demands published by Al Jazeera, which included shutting down the Doha-based news channel, but added that Qatar knew what it needed to do to restore normal relations.
The embassy in Abu Dhabi posted the warning on its Facebook wall, saying the UAE government has announced a ban on comments or posts about the diplomatic crisis on social media.
While liberal compared to much of the Middle East, the UAE has tough cybercrime and slander laws under which people can be arrested, imprisoned and deported for taking photographs without the consent of those shown.
Erdogan signed off deals on the Turkish Parliament's approval late on Thursday night, Xinhua news agency reported. It also thanked the FBI and the British National Commission for Combating Crime for assisting it in its investigation.
"The government of Qatar is in denial", he told AFP news agency.
Jun 11 2017
London bridge attackers tried to get a larger truck: Cops
Also in the van were 13 Molotov cocktails and two blow torches to ignite them - which could also fit the siege theory. The question remains how the men met and knew one another but police said Saturday they did not suspect a wider plot.
Jun 10 2017
Steve Kerr Throws Shade At Players Who Say They Could've Beaten Warriors
When I was in TV, I was doing Warriors games for years, every year they were one of the worst defensive teams in the league". He got plenty of rest ... or went to Vegas or WrestleMania.
Jun 09 2017
George & Amal Clooney Picked Very Popular Names for Their Babies!
She is an incredible woman", he told Good Morning Britain . "We are over the moon", Bara told French news agency AFP . Nick added that George is more than OK with handling diaper duty! "I love their names Alexander and Ella ", she said.
Jun 09 2017
Oil Price Forecasts Lowered on Crude Glut
Brent crude oil futures briefly rose above US$50 per barrel in early trading, but had dipped back to US$49.94 by 0040 GMT. Futures are down some 9 percent since OPEC's May 25 decision to extend the cuts.
Jun 08 2017
Envoy Haley says US won't let the UN 'bully' Israel anymore
The president of Israel thanked Haley, and said with the backing of President Trump the discourse of Israel can finally change. Yet while there has been some improvement with the UN's obsession with targeting Israel, "we have a long way to go", he added.
Jun 08 2017
Offense looking to catch up in Packers' workouts
According to ESPN, the brothers picked up the cornerback and they were off on the four-hour ride. Enter Packers super fans Chad Johnson of Eau Claire and Mike Johnson of Hudson.
Jun 08 2017
Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia investigation
The same committee will hold a hearing Wednesday on US surveillance laws, featuring Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Ahead of Coats' testimony Wednesday Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) spokesman Brian P.
Jun 07 2017
Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions
Trump's Twitter usage has been a cornerstone of his presidency, offering a window into his thinking, sometimes at the expense of his administration's messaging.
Jun 07 2017
England reach ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals with victory over New Zealand
England has won nine of its last 10 ODI matches (L1) whilst New Zealand has claimed wins in 10 of its last 14 completed ODIs (L4). Facing Trent Boult in the 46 over of the innings, Buttler moved to the offside and ramped the ball over his left shoulder.
Jun 07 2017
Can't resist texting while driving? Apple wants to make you stop
The new 10.5-inch iPad Pro will start at $649 in the US and be available in silver, space gray, gold and rose gold colors. As you might expect from a keynote that stretched well past two hours, iOS 11 was allocated a fair amount of stage time.
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