• UAE refutes U.S. paper report on hacking of Qatari websites as 'false'
UAE refutes U.S. paper report on hacking of Qatari websites as 'false'

While much of what Qatar's critics charge is true, you also have to consider the source. Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain in early June cut off diplomatic relations, severed air, land and sea links with Qatar and ordered Qatari citizens to leave their countries within two weeks.

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  • US Expresses Concern Over India-China Border Standoff
US Expresses Concern Over India-China Border Standoff

India responded by saying that the border dispute is yet to be resolved and that China should "desist from changing the status quo". Since June 16, tensions have been high between Beijing and New Delhi , after China violated the border and entered Doklam in the Sikkim sector to begin constructing a road.

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  • Corker Responds To Trump Administration's Actions Against Iran
Corker Responds To Trump Administration's Actions Against Iran

It cited Iran's support for Hezbollah, Hamas, the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Huthi rebels in Yemen fighting a US-backed coalition led by Saudi Arabia. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif of Iran said Monday that the USA sanctions policy has always been counterproductive. The sanctions also were applied to organizations that ...

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  • Trump Now Wants Republicans to Let Obamacare Fail on Its Own
Trump Now Wants Republicans to Let Obamacare Fail on Its Own

It's also not clear that Senate Republicans have 50 votes to pass a straight repeal without a replacement plan. And I think we're probably in that position where we'll let Obamacare fail . Repealing and replacing Obamacare has been a top Republican goal for seven years, and President Donald Trump made the promise a centrepiece of his Whit...

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  • Americans still dislike Hillary Clinton more than Trump
Americans still dislike Hillary Clinton more than Trump

Trump's unfavorability rating was 55 percent, 3 percent better than Clinton's . During the 2016 race for the Oval Office, Clinton and Trump had consistently low favorability ratings, with Trump's scores falling as low as minus 20. Ann Selzer , who oversaw the survey, told Bloomberg that there's a "growing discontent with Hillary Clinton a...

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  • Two Iranians charged in U.S. over hacking defense materials
Two Iranians charged in U.S. over hacking defense materials

Prosecutors unsealed a federal indictment Monday charging Mohammed Reza Rezakhah and Mohammed Saeed Ajily in connection with an yearslong global conspiracy targeting Arrow Tech of Burlington and its Projectile Rocket Ordnance Design and Analysis System ( PRODAS ), proprietary software regulated by the U.S government because it's used in the dev...

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  • Gulf crisis: Erdogan to visit Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar
Gulf crisis: Erdogan to visit Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar

Mr Erdogan will also visit Kuwait , the main mediator in the Qatar crisis, during his July 23-24 tour. Although Turkey maintains close diplomatic and economic ties with the Gulf countries, its loyalty is often perceived as fluid, switching back and forth, dependent on what best serves its interests.

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  • UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar govt sites, sparking diplomatic row
UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar govt sites, sparking diplomatic row

The story quotes unnamed United States sources who believe senior UAE government officials had discussed the planned hacks of the news agency and government social media accounts on 23 May - the day before they occurred. From the United Arab Emirates' perspective, Qatar's support for groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood, the Taliban, Hamas and H...

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  • We need global monitoring on Qatar: Gargash
We need global monitoring on Qatar: Gargash

France and Saudi Arabia have pledged to combat terrorism. The GCC members Kuwait and Oman have not cut ties with Qatar. The Post did not identify the intelligence officials it spoke to for the report . "The second is to refrain from supporting extremism and from inciting and spreading hatred". "Inciting violence, encouraging radicalisation, ...

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  • How Analysts Rated Teekay LNG Partners LP (NYSE:TGP) Last Week?
How Analysts Rated Teekay LNG Partners LP (NYSE:TGP) Last Week?

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Teekay Offshore Partners LP now shows a Weekly Performance of 5.76%, where Monthly Performance is 38.17%, Quarterly performance is -53.53%, 6 Months performance is -57.1% and yearly performance percentage is -55.54%.

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  • French FM in Saudi Arabia over Qatar crisis
French FM in Saudi Arabia over Qatar crisis

The story said the Emirates orchestrated the hacks, though it said it wasn't clear whether the UAE carried out the cyber attack on its own, or contracted another party to do it. The UAE envoy to the US, Yousef al-Otaiba, dismissed the report as " false " and once again accused Qatar of funding and supporting extremists. Secretary of State Rex Til...

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  • UAE rejects accusations it hacked Qatari websites
UAE rejects accusations it hacked Qatari websites

The Emirati Embassy in Washington released a statement in response to the Post report saying the UAE "had no role whatsoever" in the alleged hacking. Washington and Doha signed the agreement as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Qatar on a three-day tour of Gulf-Arab countries to try to end a month-long rift between Western-allied Arab...

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"Let Obamacare Fail", I'm Not Going To Own It

But Gary Claxton, vice president of the Kaiser Family Foundation , says that if the repeal-now, replace-later legislation is passed, it would cause the individual insurance marketplace to "meltdown". "I think they've been the ones that have been completely unwilling to even come to the table to be part of the discussion". "We're not going to own...

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  • Bartolo Colon will debut for the Twins tonight
Bartolo Colon will debut for the Twins tonight

Colon allowed four runs and eight hits in four-plus innings. Then came three more hits in the fourth, including Chase Headley's two-out RBI single, before another leadoff single in the fifth set the stage for Colon's exit. But the Yankees, who had been mostly flummoxed by Colon's mid- to high-80s fastball, finally caught up to him. After three week...

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  • Alaskan lawmakers speak about their stance on the Republican health care bill
Alaskan lawmakers speak about their stance on the Republican health care bill

The insurance premiums people pay are directly linked to the cost of services people consume. Why contaminate a functioning insurance market for 300 million people to give coverage to 1.5 million? For the long-term state stability and innovation program, which furthers numerous same goals, the revised bill allocates $132 billion from 2016 to 2019...

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  • Trooper In Critical Condition Struck By Another Trooper
Trooper In Critical Condition Struck By Another Trooper

Sometime during the pursuit, a trooper was laying stop sticks on the highway near North 27th Street when he was hit by a vehicle. Observed the pursuit as it traveled from Tecumseh Road in Norman, north on Interstate 35 to Interstate 240, and then eastbound to Pole Road in Oklahoma City.

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  • On Life and Death in China
On Life and Death in China

The Chinese government should immediately heed the widespread call to lift all the restrictions it has placed on Liu Xia and allow her full freedom of movement. However given that Liu is considered by the Chinese government to be a dissident and has been jailed as a result, it looks like the country's censors did not want Liu's photos to be circu...

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  • Venezuela, al referendum popolare il 98% dei votanti contro Maduro
Venezuela, al referendum popolare il 98% dei votanti contro Maduro

Il presidente colombiano vorrebbe cercare l'appoggio di Raúl Castro . Un referendum arrivato in uno dei momenti più bui della storia del Paese centramericano, al culmine di una crisi economica senza precedenti e dopo mesi di proteste di piazza e violente repressioni del dissenso da parte del regime, con più di 70 vittime accertate.

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  • Donald Trump blames Democrats for bill's failure to replace Obamacare
Donald Trump blames Democrats for bill's failure to replace Obamacare

Two proposals for a plan that would replace the law with new legislation failed over the two weeks, and a third plan to repeal the law without replacing it floundered Tuesday after three senators announced they would not support it.

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  • Nine dead after flash flood hits Arizona swimmers
Nine dead after flash flood hits Arizona swimmers

It's about 20 feet wide and 20 feet long with a waterfall above it. Rescuers arrived a short time later. "We do have a number of steep and narrow canyons that would be risky in the case of heavy rainfall", she said. There had been thunderstorms throughout the area near Payson, about an hour and half's drive from Phoenix, but it was not raining wh...

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