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Turkey debates military support for Qatar

Rex Tillerson's statement comes five days after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt cut diplomatic ties and transport links with Qatar, closing, air land and sea borders over and sending the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries into their largest crisis in years.



Hamas angered by Saudi demand for Qatar to cut funding

This email address has already registered for this newsletter. A United Nations aid agency that helps Palestinians in Gaza has condemned the territory's Hamas rulers after discovering a tunnel under two of its schools for boys. Qatar has provided tens of millions of dollars for the reconstruction of Gaza since the last conflict with Israel in 2014. Israel says at least 167 of those killed were carrying out stabbings, shootings or car-ramming attacks.



Jeff Sessions Reportedly Latest to Say 'Fuck It'

But The New York Times , which first reported the request to Sessions, said it came after Trump had asked Comey in February to end an investigation into Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller , who last month was appointed special counsel by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, now oversees the investigation.



Spicer: All of Trump's tweets are his official statements

This is especially the case now that we know that Comey had informed the president on multiple occasions that he was not a subject of the inquiry, that Comey, while disturbed by his encounters with Trump, did not see them as warranting his resignation, and that no one other than Trump ever told him to drop the Flynn inquiry.



Police raid sees 20th arrest made in London Bridge attack probe

Butt, a 27-year-old Pakistan-born British citizen, and his two accomplices, Rachid Redouane, 30, who claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan, and Youssef Zaghba, a 22-year-old Italian national of Moroccan descent, were shot dead by armed police eight minutes after the first emergency call.



Theresa May to finalise top team after election upset

Meanwhile the supposed loser, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn , savored a surprisingly strong result and basked in the adulation of an energized, youthful base. If she does manage to stay on as Prime Minister, she faces being severely weakened going into Brexit talks with European Union chiefs, and could be held hostage by the right wing of her party.