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Major Questions Comey Must Answer About Trump

An early conversation, on January 27th, over dinner in the Green Room of the White House , set the tone: Comey was to answer to Trump, or the F.B.I. director would be gone. He had called me at lunchtime that day and invited me to dinner that night, saying he was going to invite my whole family, but chose to have just me this time, with the whole family coming the next time.



UAE says to jail Qatar sympathizers for up to 15 years

He said: "What is happening is the preliminary result of the sword dance", in reference to Trump's joining in a traditional dance with the Saudi king at the meeting. Qatar strongly denies the allegations. Egypt , Yemen , Libya and the Maldives also severed ties with Qatar . Gargash told the AP that leaked emails from Emirati Ambassador Yousef al-Otaiba in Washington showed "the UAE's real concerns and what we really say in our private emails is what we say publicly".



Police make arrests, increase patrols as death toll climbs in Tehran attack

The five men who carried out the attacks were Iranians who joined the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria before returning last summer, the intelligence ministry said Thursday. Iran has also battled Saudi-backed Sunni groups in both countries. One terrorist committed suicide by blowing himself up. In an interview Wednesday with Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency , IRGC Deputy Head of Intelligence Mohammad Hossein Nejat pointed out that the massacre, which ISIS has claimed, came just ...



Hamas Angered at Saudi Arabia's Demand for Qatar to Stop Funding

Ahmad Yusef, a senior Hamas figure, told the newspaper that the men were not expelled and already had new locations to move to. Residents in the enclave, run by Islamist Hamas group, said the protesters were throwing stones near the fence when the Israeli troops shot at them.



Missing Australian nanny Sara Zelanak confirmed as fifth victim

While Foreign Minister Julie Bishop expressed her sadness over the death of "two handsome young women", she hadn't confirmed either woman's name at the insistence of British authorities. Friend Elle Bishop added: " I find solace in the fact that the hate that saw you taken from us, you have never felt inside, making you a remarkable young woman and seeing your incredible soul now float above us to the most unbelievable of places.