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UAE Media Hacking a Violation of International Law

A tweet was posted on the account of state-run Alalam news agency on Sunday in Arabic, claiming that Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani had asked Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to establish an Iranian military base in Qatar. He also slammed Qatar for "inciting violence, encouraging radicalization, and undermining the stability of its neighbors". Daniel Hannan, a Conservative British member of the European Parliament who visited Qatar on Monday, said the continuing blockade ...



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The United Arab Emirates likely carried out a cyberattack against the Qatari government and news websites in May, setting off a diplomatic crisis among key Persian Gulf allies that could threaten USA counter-terror operations in the Middle East.



Tillerson looks to defuse Qatar crisis on Gulf tour

Qatar's best option is to align itself with the United States as an impartial broker; however, that will likely require Doha to accept a large part of the demands from its Gulf neighbours. The deadline was extended by 48 hours on Sunday at the request of Kuwait, which is mediating in the crisis, and Qatar handed in the response on Monday.


Anwar Gargash: UAE not involved in Qatar hacking

Anwar Gargash: UAE not involved in Qatar hacking

The officials said it was unclear if the UAE hacked the websites or paid for it to be carried out, the newspaper reported . The attack involved planting fake statements - falsely attributed to Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, in which he 'spoke favorably' of Iran , Hamas and Hezbollah - into QNA reports.


UAE Behind Hacking of Qatari Media

UAE Behind Hacking of Qatari Media

Anwar Gargash, the UAE's minister of state for foreign affairs, also claimed the story was false. The report quotes unnamed US intelligence officials as saying that senior members of the Emirati government discussed the plan on May 23. Qatar vehemently denies allegation of supporting extremist groups, though it has provided aid that helps Islamist groups that others have branded as terrorists, such as the Muslim Brotherhood and the Palestinian militant group Hamas .


Vikings Training Camp to Move to Eagan Headquarters in 2018

Vikings Training Camp to Move to Eagan Headquarters in 2018

The Minnesota Vikings say the 52nd training camp in Mankato will be their last one away from headquarters. Warren added in a statement, "With our increased space and amenities, the Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center will give our players, coaches and staff the best opportunity to succeed, and we feel hosting training camp at our new home is the proper move for the organization and Vikings fans".