Crude oil, fuel shipping costs from Qatar set to rise on port ban (FP, BP., OXY)
14 June, 2017, 07:11
"Qatar is not a country that supports terrorism, on the contrary, it is a country that fights alongside Turkey against Daesh terror organization".
Trump recently returned from his first trip overseas, during which he visited Saudi Arabia where he sealed economic and military deals for the USA worth $350 billion.
Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said Monday that the country's government still has "no clue what are the main reasons behind all these measures". The Turkish president has vowed to keep supporting Qatar and has said the dispute should be resolved before the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Pakistan's parliament last week passed a resolution urging the Pakistani government to help mediate the crisis, which could turn out to be disastrous for the regional security and stability.
Qatar's Hamad Port is 420 nautical miles from Sohar Port and 1,131 nautical miles from Salalah.
The closure of the border, which Qatar shares with Saudi, is seen as particularly significant, threatening the import of materials needed by Qatar to complete its $200 billion-plus worth of infrastructure projects in readiness for 2022.
The summit included one bilateral meeting between the USA and Saudi Arabia and two multilateral meetings, one between the members of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the other with Arab and Muslim countries.
In an interview with Al-Jazeera English, Baker also came down hard on US President Donald Trump, whose country has been a longtime ally of Qatar. He insisted Qatar's position is not directly to support Hamas as such, but to support the Palestinian people in general.
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Gulf leaders have also been critical of Qatar's relatively neutral stance on Iran, which they view as a prime destabilizing force in the region.
Johnson encouraged Qatar to "take seriously their neighbors' concerns" but also expressed alarm at the blockading of the country and called for it to be eased.
Saudi Arabia is not a signatory.
Qatar shares control of a vast underwater gas field with Iran, which lies on the other side of the Persian Gulf.
The new flights have increased Iranian air traffic by 17 per cent, the official state news agency has reported.
He said the deals he signed in Saudi Arabia will bring "many thousands of jobs" to the USA and help Riyadh take a greater role in providing stability and security in that region.
A businessman in Qatar is flying 4,000 cows into the Gulf country to tackle the shortage of milk after Saudi Arabia and other major Arab nations cut diplomatic ties with Doha on June 5.
We're aiming to change that and of course, from my perspective, I'd want Puerto Rico to become the 51st state of the nation. But many question the validity of the vote amid a low turnout and a boycott by several opposition parties.
But the medical examiner couldn't determine if she killed herself, if someone else killed her or if her death was accidental. Officials say Nick Gordon was taken into custody in Sanford , Florida , on Saturday.
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About twice as many counter-protesters marshaled across the street. "We were born in the United States and we're going to stay". Mike Lacey of Harrisburg protested the anti-Sharia march, although he wasn't dressed in black like most other participants.
Lynch, as the head of the Justice Department, clandestinely met with Bill Clinton in late June 2016 on an airport tarmac. Finding that out, as Comey noted, is now up to the special counsel, Robert Mueller.
Having the extra port is vitally important when you're using an external device like a USB-C SSD and the charger simultaneously. The 12-inch MacBook is Apple's thinnest laptop , measuring 0.52 by 11.04 by 7.74 inches (HWD), and weighing 2.03 pounds.
Manchester City have reportedly agreed a deal to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez during the summer transfer window. Arsenal are reluctant to do business with a Premier League rival, particularly when their best player is involved.
Saying he was "not proud" of his behavior, he added, "I should not have responded the way I did, for that I'm sorry". That was before Wednesday's altercation with Ben Jacobs , a political reporter for Britain's The Guardian .
McCullers was removed after seven innings, permitting one run and two hits, while striking out eight and walking two. But things changed as with the injuries to Charlie Morton and Joe Musgrove certainly tested the wits of our bullpen.
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The prospect of a hung Parliament would throw serious doubt over Brexit negotiations, due to begin in earnest in just 10 days. "We will have to see whether the negotiation chief will remain the same, how the relevant ministers will look".
Apple introduces "Do Not Disturb" feature for drivers
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Rogers said he was not answering questions on the content of his conversations with Trump "because I feel it is inappropriate". King was in full fuss-fight mode and shot back, equally snarky: "Well, I do mean it in a contentious way".
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India Have Edge over Others in Champions Trophy 2017
England is the bookies' favorite for the trophy, but Bangladesh has beaten England at the last two Cricket World Cups. India's pacers helped India maintain the pressure as they reduced 22/6 after just eight overs.
Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said it was "absolutely essential" that the Paris climate agreement be implemented. In announcing his decision, Trump said he was "elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris".