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Saudi-led bloc seeks diplomatic fix to impasse with Qatar

Director of Qatar's government's communications office, Sheikh Saif Al Thani , said the Arab quartet demands fell short of being " reasonable and realistic ". In the other official response Qatar Human Rights Committee said the demands represented "gross violations" of basic rights. Qatar is home to the largest USA base in the region, Al-Udeid, and Bahrain is home to the Fifth Fleet of the United States Navy.



How Trump's Threatening Tweet about Secret Recordings Hurt Him

Speculations were provoked when Trump sacked Comey, leading to controversies. President Donald Trump has no intention of firing the special counsel investigating charges of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, even though he questioned the official's impartiality in an interview, the White House said on Friday.



New Zealand wins 5th straight vs Oracle in America's Cup

The Australian skipper of Team USA still believes he and his team can win the America's Cup despite being a long way behind Team New Zealand after race six in Bermuda . "We felt like the boat was going really well, but we obviously had a few issues like everyone did". "We know we can do much better, but all in all we are just happy with the performance of the boat, to be able to get that race win, and to know that the boat is faster".


Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists

Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists

They have a long journey through the jungle ahead of them. Hernandez and the Colombian journalists were released a few days later. "Derk Bolt and Eugenio Follender were released today in the very unsafe region of Catatumbo in northern Colombia", he said, adding that the families of both men have been informed and that the ambassador has been able to speak with them.



Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria- Guards

The missiles flew over Iraq before striking what the Guard called an Islamic State command center and suicide auto bomb operation in Deir el-Zour, over 600 kilometers (370 miles) away. "This is what they have to show for 30 years of missile development?" When Iran unveiled the Zolfaghar in 2016, it bore a banner printed with a 2013 quote by Khamenei saying that Iran will annihilate the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa should Israel attack Iran .