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by | June 07, 2017 | 22:37

On top of a possible jail term, offenders could also be hit with a fine of at least 500,000 dirhams, the newspaper said, citing a statement to Arabic-language media. Those breaking ties with Qatar are the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the Maldives, Mauritania and Libya's eastern-based government. Jordan has downgraded its diplomatic representation and revoked the license of Doha-based TV channel Al Jazeera.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:47

In the letter, seen by Reuters, the groups also said that during the period of the USA boycott, the Council's performance suffered "both with respect to addressing the world's worst violators and with respect to its anti-Israel bias". Rivlin said Israel sees in her support a new era where "Israel is no longer the U.N's punching bag". Haley assumed her position at the end of January.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:34

Users will now be easier to text and use technology True Tone, with reflective. Battery the battery provides up to 10 hours of continuous activity with an average load of. On the portable side, MacBooks are also being upgraded. Aimed at high-end design professionals rather than the home market, the iMac Pro is to begin shipping in December with a starting price of $4,999.

by | June 07, 2017 | 23:01

RFG Advisory Group LLC now owns 6,336 shares of the retailer's stock worth $455,000 after buying an additional 60 shares during the last quarter. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $80.49 within the next 52-weeks.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:50

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". Al-Jubeir said that "the issue goes back many years". Senegal's neighbour Mauritania, a member of the Arab League, severed ties with Qatar on Tuesday while Gabon also condemned it.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:27

USA investigators believe Russian hackers may have played a major role in the unfolding diplomatic crisis between Gulf states by planting a fake news story on Qatar's state news agency website. The United Arab Emirates, along with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , Egypt and other Arab nations severed ties with Qatar and have cut off land, sea and air access.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:39

Mrs May - who has spent much of the election campaigning in Labour's heartlands of the North and Midlands - will concentrate her final effort on the South East, Eastern England and the Midlands. "It might give the appearance of action, but what the security services lack is not more power, but more resources". The Labour leader addressed a crowd of around 6,000 in Birmingham, alongside the likes of comedian Steve Coogan and the band Clean Bandit, in a music festival-style event.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:46

And when Constand said she only had brief interactions with Cosby after the incident, Agrusa pointed out her phone records in which she was in contact with Cosby more than 50 times. Bill Cosby's lawyer asked jurors Monday not to view him as a fallen celebrity on trial in a sexual assault case, but as a flawed man "whose infidelities have made him vulnerable" to these types of accusations.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:57

The other two attackers were identified Monday as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane . Seven people were killed and dozens injured in the attack on London Bridge and the Borough Market area of central London on Saturday night. He has been criticized for voting against counter-terrorism legislation and expressing reservations about police responding to attacks with "shoot-to-kill" tactics.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:47

Qatar has denied the allegations, in the biggest diplomatic crisis to have hit the region in years. A top Emirati diplomat said Wednesday "there's nothing to negotiate" with Qatar over a growing diplomatic dispute about the energy-rich nation's alleged funding of terror groups, signaling Arab countries trying to isolate it won't back down.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:33

Politicians and reporters were ordered to remain inside the chamber. No-one immediately claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attacks . Iranian media says a man has opened fire inside the parliament building, wounding a security guard in an attack that is still underway.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:19

The attackers also took four people hostage on the upper floors of the parliament building, Tasnim reported. "The fact that Islamic State has claimed responsibility proves that they were involved in the brutal attack", said the statement, published by Iranian media.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:24

President Donald Trump speaks during the Ford's Theatre Annual Gala at the Ford's Theatre in Washington, Sunday, June 4, 2017 . "The invitation has been issued and accepted and I see no reason to change that", he said in a BBC interview Tuesday, adding that Khan was "entirely right".

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:15

The Metropolitan Police arrested a man in connection to the London Bridge and Borough Market attacks that killed seven people and wounded 48 on Saturday night. Italian news reports say the London Bridge attacker who had been stopped in Italy en route to Syria past year was subsequently listed in the European-wide intelligence-sharing system and was stopped at London's Stansted airport in January but let go.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:04

The BMC Racing rider won the stage by 12 seconds from world time trial champion Tony Martin (Katusha-Alpecin), with Alejandro Valverde ( Movistar ) the best of the other general classification hopefuls with third place, 24 seconds down on Porte.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:13

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said she wouldn't release further details in what she described as a fast-moving investigation, including whether authorities were familiar with the men before the attack. Months later, a member of the public contacted the anti-terrorism hotline with information about Butt's extremism. Londoners held a vigil to mourn the victims of the London Bridge attack on Monday and vowed not to be divided by extremist tactics, with the British capital's ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:02

Turkey captain Arda Turan announced his retirement from global football on Tuesday, hours after being kicked out of a training camp by coach Fatih Terim for allegedly verbally and physically abusing a journalist. "Bad things happened last night". But am I regretful? No. "No, I feel like a bird because I never forgot what was said about me", he said. "I'll always give the same response to those who put out such false news.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:18

Five people at a business near Orlando , here, were fatally shot by a former employee who later killed himself, the Orange County Sheriff's Department said on Monday. Fiamma employs about eight people regularly, he said, and he knew all of them. Though Demings and other authorities have been broadly characterizing the shooting as that by a disgruntled former employee, Demings stopped short Monday afternoon of offering any specific motives for the specific victims.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:30

In a statement released on Wednesday, UAE's Attorney General Hamad Saif al-Shamsi said sympathising with Qatar was a cybercrime punishable by law. State-linked media in the region ignored Qatar's denial and continued to report the comments. When avoiding Saudi Arabia, their massive - and only - neighbour, Qatar's planes are having to take more indirect routes, leading to longer flight times.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:01

The BBC's Barbara Plett Usher in Washington says Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have all funded extremists in Syria but pulled back under United States pressure, while Qatar, which likes to see itself as a neutral player and potential intermediary, has dealings that are arguably murkier than the others'.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:42

In a tweet, early morning Mr. Trump apparently supported the actions of four Arab countries to cut off diplomatic relationship with Qatar. While the United States military has said it wouldn't change its posture at Qatar's Al-Udeid Air Base, Trump made a series of tweets calling into question his commitment to the peninsular nation.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:45

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told the broadcaster that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed the hack and the planting of fake news. "Whatever has been thrown as an accusation is all based on.fabricated news", he said. "US President Trump's recent giant military contracts with Gulf monarchies raise the risk of a new spiral in arms sales", Gabriel said.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:36

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by | June 07, 2017 | 21:43

The stories included statements of support to Iran by the emir of Qatar, Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani. Turkey, also a key United States ally, criticized the decision by nine countries to sever diplomatic ties, according to the semiofficial Anadolu Agency.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:17

One suicide bomber is said to have set off an explosion at the shrine as well, according to reports. Other reports claimed the attackers were shooting from the fourth floor of the parliament building down at people in the streets below.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:12

The Afghan Intelligence agency, NDS, in a brief statement , has blamed the Haqqani network, which allegedly is based in neighboring Pakistan and fighting alongside the Taliban. Germany considers areas of Afghanistan, including Kabul , safe and has been regularly deporting Afghans whose asylum requests have been rejected, particularly those with criminal records.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:17

Both corroding relationships have always been goals of Russian President Vladimir Putin , raising speculation about Trump's rhetoric and actions being more in line with the Kremlin than many of America's closest European allies. pullout from the landmark Paris accord. The flurry of visits come as concern grows in traditionally Atlanticist Germany at Trump's forthcoming announcement on the Paris Climate Accord, created to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions scientists blame for rising sea ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:06

Demanding the presence of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan , protesting farmers, earlier in the day got into a scuffle with the Collector and Superintendent of Police of Mandsaur district over them delaying their visit to the area.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:47

However, instead of letting the dust settle, President Trump chose to continue the argument, tweeting: "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement". "You have to be kidding me?!: Terror attacks are part of living in big city, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan ", he tweeted. Trump lashed out again Monday.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:04

Qatar's government said the 23 May news report attributed false remarks to the emirate's ruler that appeared friendly to Iran and Israel, and questioned whether the United States president, Donald Trump, would last in office, according to CNN .

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:27

Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, expressed gratitude to Qatar for supporting the USA presence, outlining no plans to adjust American military posture. Qatar has denied the accusations and called the collective decision "unjustified". "If there's any role that we can play in terms of helping them address those, we think it is important that the GCC remains unified", Tillerson said, referring to the Gulf Cooperation Council , a regional club of nations.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:11

Saturday night in the United Kingdom, three men wearing what were later found to be fake suicide vests drove a van into crowds on London Bridge , then exited the van at Borough Market and began to stab people with blades, killing seven and injuring at least 48.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:10

Iranian media earlier reported a shooting inside the parliament building that wounded a security guard, without providing further details. Parliament was in session as the attacks unfolded and members were keen to show they were undeterred, continuing with regular business.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:47

White House spokesman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that she was not aware of the president's tweets being vetted by lawyers before being blasted out to the world. So by letting the whole world know he thinks his original, religion-specific executive order reflected what he wants and the country needs, Trump's tweets will nearly certainly supply new evidence to his opponents in court.

by | June 07, 2017 | 22:25

Reports suggest ISIS have claimed responsibility for the via the Amaq news agency. It said a security guard was killed and that one of the attackers was killed by security guards. Iranian media earlier reported a shooting inside the parliament building - however, the situation is now under control, an official told state media.