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by | June 09, 2017 | 07:10

Qatar has nonetheless forged regional alliances independently of its fellow Gulf Cooperation Council states, drawing accusations from Saudi Arabia and its allies of serving Iranian interests. There are around 630,000 expatriate Indians in Qatar , which is also the largest supplier of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to India. But the crisis hit the Gulf country at a time when its economy was starting to face some headwinds amid the drop in global commodity prices.

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:09

The semi-official ISNA news agency on Thursday quotes Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi as saying the matter is under investigation and it is "too soon to say" if Saudi Arabia was involved. However, the Amaq News Agency reported that ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. He went on to state that there is no evidence to implicate Saudi Arabia in the attacks, and that Riyadh has no knowledge of who was responsible.

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:10

The suspect item was found on Duncannon Street, which is next to St Martin -in-the-Fields church. A police spokesman said specialist officers had been sent to the area and the nearby Charing Cross railway station had also been closed as a precaution.

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:10

Trump , then-candidate, or President-elect Trump ?" The original Washington Post story - corroborated by The New York Times and other news outlets - reported that Kushner proposed establishing a secret backchannel with the Kremlin during a December meeting with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak .

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:06

Carter's attorney, Joseph P. Cataldo, doesn't dispute that his client texted Roy - but he has said the messages were not criminal and certainly do not rise to the level of manslaughter. Fairhaven Detective Scott Gordon said he found Roy's phone and discovered the text conversation between Roy and Carter . " I heard him dying ", she wrote.

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:08

They say Israeli settlements are an obstacle to peace. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer were the featured guests in Washington, DC, while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein, and U.S.

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:05

After Handel asked the question, Ossoff hesitated, and then asked, "Is that the question?" She mentioned the California Democrat, who became the first-ever female speaker of the House in 2007, more than 10 times during the debate. "I will not, not be lectured by you or anyone else", she said. "If you're Jon Ossoff , you're already getting the benefit of being anti-Trump", Lake said, adding that it makes sense for Ossoff to "reap the benefits but not have to make it a defining theme of ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:04

Analysts told Al Jazeera earlier this week that Qatar's role in Palestine has been to accommodate and support both major Palestinian political players, namely Hamas and the Palestinian Authority (PA), a semi-governmental body that administers the Israeli-occupied West Bank .

by | June 09, 2017 | 07:07

When a representative for Khan pointed out that those words were actually said in relation to the increased police presence in the city, Trump branded it a "pathetic excuse" that was being pushed by the mainstream media. Khan initially refused to engage with Trump, who was seemingly using Khan's comments to push his own stance on immigration, but he has since come out and suggested that Trump's planned state visit to the United Kingdom should no longer take place given his argumentative ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:53

After strengthening ties with Germany, PM Narendra Modi's European tour continues as he reached Spain . The prime ministers will be discussing on global issues pertaining to India's permanent membership in the UN Security Council, multilateral export control regime, worldwide solar alliance and climate change.

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:54

Collumb told reporters outside the cathedral an identification card found on the attacker indicated he was an Algerian student. Authorities said the situation was under control, and the attacker was taken to a hospital. The attacker's motives were unknown. The visitors got nervous when they were told soon after that the doors were closing and everyone had to stay inside, Ms Soderberg said from inside Notre Dame.

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:51

Meet Gavel . The police dog too social to make the cut. And he awarded Gavel the prestigious title of Vice-Regal Dog in February in recognition of the pooch's winning ways. And so today we are releasing and re-releasing, some of our favorite Gavel moments, some more candid than others. He also participates in special ceremonies and has even been outfitted with a custom-made uniform for those occasions.

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:48

Al Jazeera's editorial policy is going to continue the same regardless of what happens with this event". The four countries, as well as Yemen, this week accused Doha of destabilising the region by backing extremist groups, including Islamic State.

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:46

Christian had been referring to the ant-fascist movement and First Amendment during his rant in court Tuesday. His court-appointed attorney, Gregory Scholl, did not immediately return a call for comment. Christian was dressed in a blue jumpsuit and flanked by two officers. Christian allegedly stabbed three people who tried to intervene in the hate-filled tirade aboard a MAX train at around 4:30 p.m.

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:40

Pruitt , who has previously been called a climate change skeptic, defended his own views when asked about them during the briefing. "The Paris agreement is irreversible and will be implemented because it is our responsibility", he said .

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:42

The Kansas Legislature has passed the 100-day mark and doesn't seem very close to satisfying the Kansas Supreme Court's ruling on school finance and passing a budget. "This is bad for Kansas and bad for the many Kansans who would have more of their hard-earned money taken from them". Brownback's approval ratings plummeted so far that he became the least popular of the nation's 50 governors, a status Brownback only recently relinquished to Republican New Jersey Gov.

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:39

He told Christian Today the decision was just not in reaction to the Scottish Church's move but in response to the trajectory of UK Anglican Churches including the Church of England . The church said this meant that those who disagreed with gay marriage would be protected and not have to act against their conscience. The Church of Scotland - which is a separate entity - is also considering changing its laws on marriage but has not done so yet.

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:26

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by | June 09, 2017 | 06:21

Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY. Over 30 members of a New York City-based Russian crime group have been charged with racketeering , murder for hire and crimes including trafficking thousands of pounds of stolen chocolate, sources told WNBC on Wednesday .

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:17

Wray . Tom Fuentes, a former FBI assistant director, said Wray's greatest challenge - beyond the bureau's far-flung investigative missions - will be an effort to wall off the FBI from political pressures that shadowed Comey's firing. He played leading roles in the Department of Justice's response to the 9/11 attacks and the Enron Task Force, and served under ousted FBI Director James Comey, who also left the department in 2005.

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:14

The attack is being seen as retaliation to the recent death sentence granted to five al-Shabab fighters, who were found driving a truck laden with explosives through the region's biggest city, Bosaso, in late April. Al-Shabab a year ago became the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa, with more than 4,200 people killed in 2016, according to the Washington-based Africa Center for Strategic Studies.

by | June 09, 2017 | 06:01

Asked why he thought Trump fired him, Comey said he did not know for sure. He later said one of the reasons he began memorializing all of his conversations with Trump - which he had not done with President Obama - was because he "was honestly concerned he might lie about the nature of our meeting".

by | June 09, 2017 | 05:58

Comey gave short, deliberative answers to the senators, while painting a picture of an overbearing president who he did not trust and who pressured him to stop the FBI Flynn probe. Warner also cited Comey's descriptions of Trump telling Comey that he needed and expected loyalty, his urging Comey to go easy on former national security adviser Michael Flynn , and allegations Trump was pressuring senior intelligence community leaders to downplay the Russian Federation investigation or ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 05:59

His hardline views made him potentially one of the most unsafe extremists in the United Kingdom, the sources said. It was not immediately clear how the three knew each other, but Collina said one of her son's friends recognized one of the other attackers, though it wasn't clear which one that was.

by | June 09, 2017 | 05:55

Wenger ended months of speculation over his future, a period marred by fan protests against his reign, by confirming a two-year contract extension on Wednesday. "He has a fantastic track record and has our full backing". Chief executive Ivan Gazidis: "There is no complacency anywhere at this club". We've got to start attracting the top players again and that might mean moving the wage structure a bit.

by | June 09, 2017 | 05:40

Trump's tweet appeared at odds with comments from USA officials who had said on Monday that the United States would quietly try to calm the waters between Saudi Arabia and Qatar because Qatar is too important to US military and diplomatic interests to be isolated.Qatar has for years parlayed its enormous gas wealth and media strength into broad influence in the region.

by | June 09, 2017 | 05:33

Trump tweeted just after midnight Eastern time on Wednesday: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". The original message, which seemed to have been the start of a Trump complaint about media coverage, soon became a top trend on Twitter .

by | June 09, 2017 | 05:29

Trump has already seen his past statements, and those of his surrogates, used against him in court, particularly his calling for a Muslim ban in December of 2015 . "I'm just not going to allow it", Conway said . Because past year Khan, perhaps the highest-profile Muslim public official in a non-Muslim country, criticized then-candidate Trump, saying that his "ignorant view of Islam could make both our countries less safe".

by | June 09, 2017 | 05:22

Palaniswami government . Speaking to the media after meeting Dhinakaran , one of his staunch loyalists, Thanga Thamizhselvan, dismiseed Jayakumar's comments on keeping Dhinakaran away from party affairs as the minister's personal view. Earlier, Dinakaran suggested that when he was in jail for over 40 days the merger between the two rival factions led by Palaniswamy and O.Panneerselvam did not take place.

by | June 09, 2017 | 05:16

Murphy served as ambassador to Germany under President Barack Obama. While Guadagno was the leading Republican to succeed Christie in Tuesday's primary, she's had to work hard to highlight her differences with a governor whose popularity took a beating from the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal and a failed presidential run eventually won by fellow Republican Donald Trump .

by | June 09, 2017 | 04:43

Scotland Yard said Butt was known to police two years ago but with no intelligence suggesting an attack. Seven people were killed and dozens more injured. In a brief speech at the vigil, London Mayor Sadiq Khan seemed to speak for many as he voiced his sorrow and anger. Neighbours described Butt as an avid weightlifter and Transport for London confirmed he worked for London Underground in customer service before leaving last October.

by | June 09, 2017 | 04:31

The lead prosecutor in the first trial said the retrial should be moved after a November hung jury. Tensing was a University of Cincinnati officer. In the first trial's opening statements, prosecutors said that Tensing told investigators he intentionally shot and killed DuBose. Tensing "wasn't a racist", said Mathews, adding he will present video of other Tensing traffic stops of black drivers, showing the officer to be professional and polite.

by | June 09, 2017 | 04:21

But analysts say they want to regain momentum, against a back drop of separate peace talks engineered by Russian Federation. In her meeting with the Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar, Curtis hailed the Afghan government for convening the Kabul Process summit with an aim to make a joint strategy in the fight against terrorism.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:22

Cosby, 79, is charged with drugging and sexually abusing Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Pool Photo via AP). "I'm not surprised", she said. "Mr. Cosby never disclosed to me that he was interested in a romantic interaction with me", she said during her seven hours of testimony, spanning two days.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:18

Defeating IS in Raqqa would "deliver a decisive blow to the idea of ISIS as a physical caliphate", coalition commander Lieutenant General Steve Townsend said. The Observatory said 21 people were killed in the Monday night airstrikes. "We have there assisting in this battle Marine M777 howitzers, which are providing a significant enabling capability to our special operations forces and partners on the ground", Davis said, adding that USA attack helicopters, AH-64 Apaches, are also ...