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Qatar flight ban begins as Gulf crisis grows

It also follows weeks of rising tensions between Doha and its neighbours, including Qatari accusations of a concerted media campaign against the kingdom and the alleged hacking of its official news agency. Qatar's main Hamad International Airport served around 9.8 million passengers in January-March. Meanwhile, UAE airlines, including Etihad Airways, Emirates airline, Flydubai and Air Arabia suspended their operations with Qatar at 2.30am local time on June 5.


Turkey calls for dialogue to solve Qatar row

Turkey calls for dialogue to solve Qatar row

Saudi Arabia and Egypt are leading a group of Arab nations that are cutting ties with Qatar . Qatar denied any support for extremists and accused its neighbours of seeking to put the country under "guardianship". A state run news agency also issued a statement asking Qatari citizens to leave the country within 14 days. And the United Arab Emirates stopped air service to Qatar by its three airline carriers.


Pruitt Says Decision To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord Was Not 'Political'

Pruitt Says Decision To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord Was Not 'Political'

The White House hit back Friday at criticism of Donald Trump's decision to scrap a major global climate deal, accusing Europe of trying to "shackle" the U.S. The regulations were unattainable. Speaking to European business leaders alongside Li, Juncker said EU-China ties are underpinned by "a rules-based worldwide system".



Senate Unanimously Passes Legislation in Support of Jerusalem Embassy Move

Politico reports that the Senate voted 90-0 on a resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification after the Six Day War. He added that "the resolution also affirms the longstanding policy of the United States government that a just resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can only be achieved through direct, bilateral negotiations without preconditions for a sustainable two-state solution".


London Bridge attack: Pakistani-origin man named as one of the attackers

London Bridge attack: Pakistani-origin man named as one of the attackers

He said: "The Met police service has lost over the last seven years £600m". Prime Minister Theresa May says 11 people remain in custody for possible connections to the attack . Because there have been calls made by a lot of very responsible people on this, who are very anxious that she was at the Home Office for all this time, presided over these cuts in police numbers and now is saying that we have a problem.