Jordan downgrades diplomatic relations with Qatar, revokes license of Al Jazeera

Jordan downgrades diplomatic relations with Qatar, revokes license of Al Jazeera

Gargash said: "What he said in public, in tweets, is what is being said privately by American politicians, by European politicians, by Arab politicians". It's a strategy shared by other Persian Gulf countries seeking to win US support - including Saudi Arabia . Saudi Arabia , too, has been accused of funding IS, either directly or by failing to prevent private donors from sending money to the group - allegations it denies.

Trump Promises 'Cheaper, Faster and Safer' Air Travel

Trump Promises 'Cheaper, Faster and Safer' Air Travel

President Trump today announced plans to take the system out of the government's hands and make it private. Their lobbying group, the Airlines for America, praised the Trump plan. Trump was surrounded by members of Congress as he signed a decision memo and a letter to lawmakers outlining his principles for the air traffic control plan.

Trump backs Saudi over Qatar row, then urges 'unity'

Trump later spoke by phone with Saudi King Salman and stressed the need for Gulf unity, a senior White House official said . The split among the Sunni states erupted last month after Trump attended a summit of Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia where he denounced Shi'ite Iran's "destabilizing interventions" in Arab lands, where Tehran is locked in a tussle with Riyadh for influence.

"Breakfast, lunch and supper:" Hunger Task Force kicks off Summer Meals Program

In addition to providing meals, all three of these sites are hosting summer camps where children will participate in various activities, including arts and crafts, fun games and theatrical performances. Lunch is served at the locations from 11:30am to 12pm. Some sites will serve breakfast and lunch while others will only serve lunch. Instead, schools that adopt CEP are reimbursed based on the number of families participating in government assistance programs such as the Supplemental ...

House committee issues subpoenas; Comey okayed to testify

Nunes recused himself from the House investigation after he took a series of actions that raised questions about his independence in the investigation, and whether he was working with the White House to counter the Russian Federation narrative.

Oil Prices Rebound As EIA Reports Big Crude Draw

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports U.S. petroleum stockpiles Thursday morning, one day later than usual due to the Memorial Day holiday this week. "There is not much geopolitical risk premium priced into oil right now (but) if tensions do ratchet higher between the key OPEC producers, like Saudi Arabia , Iran and Iraq, then the market will start paying attention to this", said Virendra Chauhan, an oil analyst at consultants Energy Aspects.