by | July 19, 2017 | 07:56

Senior UAE powers are said to have instigated the campaign against Doha , which saw incendiary statements attributed to Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani posted on Qatar's new agency websites and social media in May, the sources told United States media.

by | July 19, 2017 | 07:50

Following intense consultations, Tillerson once again returned to Doha and, for the second time during his regional trip, met with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. "The difference is that the Saudi government realizes it does have an issue and the Saudi government is acting over the last years to deal with this issue", he said.

by | July 19, 2017 | 07:49

Jean-Yves Le Drian is the latest diplomat to visit the Gulf to try and help find a solution to the crisis between Qatar and Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, which cut ties with the small Gulf nation in early June.

by | July 19, 2017 | 07:47

UAE ambassador to the US, Yousef al-Otaiba denied the report in a statement, saying it was "false", the Post said. The false reports posted on the Qatari websites said that Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani called Iran an "Islamic power" and praised Hamas , the Palestinian militant and political organization, The Post reported.

by | July 19, 2017 | 07:44

While former president Barack Obama's flagship Affordable Care Act (ACA) just modifies the US's grossly inefficient and discriminatory insurance-based system, it has greatly improved healthcare coverage. "I think we're probably in that position where we'll just let Obamacare fail ". McConnell said the upper chamber will take up the bill that already passed the House and attach an amendment that would repeal the ACA in two years.

by | July 19, 2017 | 07:07

He accused regional and global countries of trying to weaken Iraq. USA support for Kurdish politicians and soldiers battling the Islamic State (IS) may be inadvertently facilitating a further crackdown on critical voices and a growing authoritarianism.

by | July 19, 2017 | 06:53

Il presidente del Parlamento e oppositore di Maduro , Julio Borges ha da tempo denunciato i pericoli dell'Assemblea Costituente voluta da Maduro che appare come una sorta di mandato a vita, in altre parole una dittatura. Durante le votazioni di domenica, infatti, due persone sono state uccise durante un assalto al seggio elettorale allestito a Catia (cittadina in provincia di Caracas): un gruppo armato è entrato nel seggio ed ha sparato sugli elettori uccidendone due e ferendone molti ...

by | July 19, 2017 | 06:47

Jeff Duncan, R-Laurens, took to Twitter Monday after two GOP senators announced their opposition to the Senate's second attempt at repealing and replacing the ACA, or Obamacare , effectively killing the measure. "Dems will join in". US Senate Republicans have set up a straight repeal vote on Obamacare following failed efforts to replace the healthcare law.

by | July 19, 2017 | 06:43

It surprised a group that had set up lounge chairs and prepared for a day of swimming in Ellison Creek. Search and rescue crews recovered the bodies of five children and four adults, some as far as 2 miles down the river. But officials warn that visitors need to be aware of the dangers of a flash flood. Though the National Weather Service sent out a flash-flood warning over mobile phone networks, service in the remote area was patchy at best.

by | July 19, 2017 | 05:57

The EU has now imposed sanctions against a total of 255 people implicated in President Bashar al-Assad's violent crackdown against civilians. The measures, agreed upon by European Union foreign ministers at a meeting in Brussels, target eight Syrian scientists and eight top military officials.

by | July 19, 2017 | 05:58

People reports that Watts and Crudup, who play husband and wife on the Netflix show, are dating. Since it hit headlines, sources close to Watts and Crudup have come forward to confirm that the two are more than just co-stars or friends. An eyewitness told the outlet they spotted Watts, 48, and Crudup, 49, holding hands as they walked into a cafe for lunch. Meanwhile, 49-year-old Billy - who previously dated Claire Danes and Mary-Louise Parker, the mother of his 13-year-old son ...

by | July 19, 2017 | 05:38

The NIA alleged that Naik has been promoting enmity and hatred between different religious groups in India through his speeches and lectures on various platforms and inciting Muslim youths and terrorists in India and overseas to commit terrorist acts.

by | July 19, 2017 | 05:40

In their first interaction since the crisis broke out, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday night met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in his official chamber and clarified his position on the CBI case against him. Sources said the "compromise formula" being worked out between two parties will save Mr Tejashwi Yadav for the time being - at least, till the CBI files a chargesheet against him.

by | July 19, 2017 | 05:23

The Republican prosecutor said he had referred the case to the Department of Justice to determine whether DuBose's civil rights had been violated, and he said the slain man's family was upset with his decision. Deters said Glassman's office contacted his office after the second hung jury. An expert hired by prosecutors said his frame-by-frame analysis of the former officer's body camera video showed Tensing was not being dragged by the auto.

by | July 19, 2017 | 05:19

Pass holders are given lifetime access to more than 2,000 sites and parks. But that's about to change, the result of Congressional legislation approved last December. These new passes are replacing the America the Beautiful Pass, which are still valid and will be accepted and honored all over America. Officials say the increase is due to a newly passed law.

by | July 19, 2017 | 04:54

In March, the USA banned cabin laptops and other large electronic devices to and from eight mostly Muslim nations, fearing bombs may be concealed in them. Saudia said in a statement it expected the electronics ban to be fully lifted by Wednesday. An airline official briefed on the matter said the directive gave airlines more flexibility and additional time to obtain explosive trace detection equipment.

by | July 19, 2017 | 04:41

It is not known how the vehicle ended up lodged on the steps. Gardaí, the fire service and the Coastguard attended the scene and have removed the auto, which ended up in the water. "It's very fortunate that no one was injured however some people were treated by the ambulance paramedics for shock". Limerick woman Eleanor McSherry was enjoying a day at the picturesque beach when the incident happened shortly after 3pm.

by | July 19, 2017 | 04:16

House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a budget that proposes trillions of dollars in cuts to the social safety net and other domestic programs while sharply boosting military spending, a blueprint that elicited criticism from conservatives and moderates.

by | July 19, 2017 | 04:12

Ambassador to China and Singapore had always been expected to be Trump's pick for the job. Now the nomination needs to be confirmed by the Senate. Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied the interference, and Trump has said there was no collusion with Moscow.

by | July 19, 2017 | 04:02

An acclaimed singer and Tony Award-winning actress, the 74-year-old Uggams earned widespread recognition for her performance in Deadpool as Blind Al, the elderly blind woman who's the ideal roommate/foil for Wade Wilson. 'All the camera crew waved hello and Daniel had his Mr Pool T-shirt on (like the Mr Men but for Deadpool ). "He had to dash off to film, but that was good really", she added.

by | July 19, 2017 | 03:14

The tenure of the committee which lapsed on August 16, 2016 was later extended by 12 months as it was unable to elect new officers at its August 17, 2016 non-elective convention due to litigations. And when that happens, people who stepped aside may step back'. Makarfi said the PDP would support the enactment of a law in support of the gender parity in politics and participation in governance.

by | July 19, 2017 | 02:32

The Senate passed the same bill in 2015, Pence said, and should do it again. It was a factually inaccurate statement. He repeated similar comments by McConnell saying that each statistic reveals a name and a story dealing with healthcare struggles.

by | July 19, 2017 | 01:52

Some of the newcomers in office elected last November are also seeing declining fortune in terms of voter perception in their states. In the senator approval rankings, Morning Consult surveyed 141,400 registered US voters from April 2017 through June 18, 2017, according to Morning Consult's website.

by | July 19, 2017 | 01:29

The declaration of intent regarding innovation and technology "will lead to close cooperation between the Israel Innovation Authority and its Hungarian counterparts and advance Israeli-Hungarian start-ups", Netanyahu's office said. Netanyahu is the first Israeli prime minister to visit Hungary since the end of the Cold War. Prime Minister Netanyahu was also slated to meet with Hungarian President Janos Ader in the presidential palace and to address a meeting of the heads of government of the ...

by | July 19, 2017 | 01:14

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Monday that the Post's report was "not true". It has been more than a month since Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt separately announced on June 5 that they were breaking off diplomatic relations with Qatar .