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What Is Behind The Diplomatic Crisis In The Persian Gulf?

What Is Behind The Diplomatic Crisis In The Persian Gulf?

To many in the diplomatic world, the sudden decision by five countries, led by Saudi Arabia, to cut diplomatic and commercial ties with small, wealthy and energy-rich Qatar was as stunning as it was perplexing. It also hosts the forward headquarters of Centcom, the United States military's central command in the Middle East. Qatar claims hacker's broke into the state's official web sites, posting positive comments about Iran and Israel, which most Arab countries continue to officially ...


Could Arab States' Isolation of Qatar Cause Big Problems for US?

Could Arab States' Isolation of Qatar Cause Big Problems for US?

It was not immediately clear why the five countries made a decision to take this action now. Erdogan also spoke with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and the emirs of Qatar and Kuwait. "We need to look into the maturity of those deposits but if they're short-term deposits, this could expose the banks rapidly to reduced confidence from GCC institutions", he said.



Scotland Yard reveals names of two terrorists behind London Bridge attack

Redouane is believed to be a Moroccan pastry chef who married a Scottish woman and had lived in Ireland. Butt was already known to police and the U.K.'s internal security agency MI5, but Redouane was not, the statement said. Daesh has claimed responsibility for three attacks in Britain since March, and Dick described the recent wave of violence as "unprecedented in my working life".


Egypt launches second day of Libyan air strikes after attack on Christians

Egypt launches second day of Libyan air strikes after attack on Christians

Another equally grim scenario is, as the attacks continue, an alarmingly large number of Christians would flee the country to seek refuge in the West, joining an already large community of Coptic Christians in the diaspora. The attack comes at the beginning of Ramadan, Islam's holiest month. Also strongly condemning the attack, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, the High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), said: "The terrorist attack in Egypt and few days ago in ...



Donald Trump criticises mayor Sadiq Khan again over London terror attacks

Khan then added: "Londoners will see an increased police presence today and over the course of the next few days. There's no reason to be alarmed", Khan said. She praised Khan's response to the attack but refused to explicitly comment on the United States president's intervention. Trump's decision to respond to the London attack first by using it to promote his immigration policies, and then by picking a fight with the city's mayor, is likely to darken the shadow already hanging over his ...


Nigeria first lady: President 'recuperating fast' in London

Nigeria first lady: President 'recuperating fast' in London

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport at exactly 4:30 am today. Her spokesperson, Suleiman Haruna in a statement said Mrs. The president left Nigeria for London on May 7, for another round of treatment following his last trip in February. The dance-hall singer also called on past presidents like, Olusegun Obasanjo, Yakubu Gowon and Goodluck Jonathan to do something about the state of the country.