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Nuttall quits as UKIP leader after United Kingdom election

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Mr Farage today observed that Mr Corbyn had, by saying he had accepted that Britain would be leaving the European Union , had done much to neutralise the Ukip threat in Leave strongholds. An experienced and senior figure in the party, Nuttall had served as its deputy leader for six years before being elevated to the top job. And to those who have supported them, in Boston and Skegness and beyond, his advice was to "keep the faith". Read More »

Qatar Airways profits reach $540 mln before Gulf crisis

Qatar's normally bustling desert border with Saudi Arabia was eerily quiet on Monday, with a few dozen frustrated travelers bemoaning a rift between Gulf powers that has frozen movement across Qatar's only land border. Reuters however stated a Qatari diplomat said the crisis reflected a lack of U.S leadership. And now, under the pretext of cybercrime (a favored means of repression in the region), Qatar's neighbors are seeking to prosecute anyone who speaks favorably about the country . Read More »

Qatar navigates blockade by implementing new Oman route

Qatar denies the claims but has hired John Ashcroft, the US Attorney General during the September 11 attacks, to evaluate and review its attempts to combat terrorism and terrorism funding. but we have the right to react to these accusations that we are interfering in their internal affairs". Qahtani said in his Al Jazeera interview that Qatar "was facilitating the talks between the Americans, the Taliban, and the government of Afghanistan". Read More »

Natural gas built Qatar, now may protect it in Gulf dispute

Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism networks in the region. The Saudi cabinet's meeting included discussions on the visits of global leaders including Kuwaiti Emir Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's visits to the Kingdom. Read More »

Donald Trump is back on Twitter and has hit out at Comey

Asked by Karl whether he would be willing to say these things under oath, Trump replied, "100 percent". Contradicting Comey's testimony , Kasowitz said Thursday the president never told Comey he "need [s] loyalty" and he never asked Comey to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Mike Flynn . Read More »

Who's in Theresa May's reshuffled cabinet?

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Gove is the fourth Defra secretary to be appointed in five years. Who has kept their job? Despite coming under fire over business rates and a housing white paper , Sajid Javid keeps his job as communities secretary, while Chris Grayling retains the transport brief. Read More »

Ashford MP Damian Green gets promotion as PM shuffles pack

Mrs May met lawmakers from her Conservative Party yesterday to convince them that she should remain as leader after some had called for her to quit, following her lacklustre campaign and decision to call the election in the first place. The worst mistake May can make is to continue pretending she has a strong hand to play. DUP has won 10 seats in these elections. "To those that say the PM should step down, or that we need another election or even - God help us - a second referendum, I ... Read More »

Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies: UAE

However, Qatar denies the allegations. He insisted that only 16% of food imports cross the now-closed land border with Saudi Arabia , although others put the figure far higher. A state-owned newspaper in the United Arab Emirates is saying that a fake website attempted to impersonate it and publish fake comments attributed to Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince. Read More »

Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar airline companies: UAE

Johnson said he was also concerned by some of the strong actions taken by Saudi Arabia , UAE , Egypt and Bahrain against Qatar, asking urged them to ease the blockade . Paris , Jun 12 Qatar today denounced the sanctions imposed against doha by Saudi Arabia and its allies as "unfair" and "illegal", as Britain announced talks to try to resolve the crisis . Read More »

Sessions Senate testimony to be public

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Comey testified in public and then met with the committee in a closed session to discuss matters touching on classified information. "I don't think it's for me to say whether the conversation I had with the president was an effort to obstruct", Comey testified. Read More »

Trump Says He Looks Forward to Working With Theresa May

Theresa May promised again and again that if she lost six seats, Jeremy Corbyn would be PM. I am very proud of the results that are coming in and the vote for hope. "Labour voters have been saying to us they have been let down by Labour". In the Conservative Party, recriminations were immediate and stinging. He said it was impossible to predict whether she would still be prime minister at the end of the year. Read More »

E3 2017: Ubisoft Properly Reveals Assassin's Creed: Origins

Ubisoft stated that they have introduced some new gameplay aspects, and more detail to the game than ever before as well. It will also transport the player deep within the beauty and feeling of ancient Egypt. The game is set before Cleopatra came into the picture and it explains that the game has the Bayek responsible for nearly everyone around. We can't help but feel the likes of Dark Souls and The Witcher have left a lasting impression on the studio that brought us 2013's Black Flag . Read More »

DA briefing to announce Zille deal?

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Zille will remain Western Cape premier but she will not take part in the party's decision-making structures - the Federal Executive (FedEx), Federal Council and Provincial Council. Does this mean Maimane condones Zille's tweets on colonialism? The former leader was charged for bringing the party into disrepute after a series of tweets in which she referred to colonialism as not having only negative consequences. Read More »

Qatar Airways urges United Nations action against Gulf boycott

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Pakistan has close ties with the kingdom but also business ventures in Qatar. Hamas arch-terrorist Saleh al-Arouri and other terrorists from the Gaza-ruling group, who had found a safe haven in Qatar, were reportedly expelled from Doha due to unspecified "pressure" last week. Read More »

Trump accuses ex-FBI director of cowardice over 'leaks'

Mr Comey's testimony is certain to dominate the question-and-answer session when Mr Trump faces the press at the White House later on Friday in a joint news conference with Romania's president. "Despite so many false statements and lies , total and complete vindication .and WOW, Comey is a leaker! ", Trump posted . USA correspondent Richard Arnold told Mike Hosking Trump rejects those allegations. Read More »

Alleged Russia Hacking-Report Leaker Reality Winner to Plead Not Guilty

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The indictment filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court charges 25-year-old Reality Winner with a single count of illegally retaining and transmitting national defense information. She won't be able to go anywhere without being recognized, Nichols said . "She said, 'Mom, I'm wearing orange, '" and I said, 'Well, I bet you're rocking it, '" Winner-Davis said. Read More »

'No Collusion, No Obstruction,' Comey's a 'Leaker'

According to the report , the complaint will focus on Comey's testimony that he shared memos about his conversations with Trump with a friend, whom he also asked to pass the information to a reporter. Comey testified that after he was sacked, he orchestrated a selective leak in order to prompt a lengthy special counsel investigation of the president, knowing full well that the FBI had found no reason to place the president under investigation. Read More »

Chris Pine Loved His 'Harrison Ford' Moment In Wonder Woman

Perhaps that's exactly why this superhero movie didn't include one - it might just be that Wonder Woman is its own movie. Fish-out-of-water yuks ensue, along with feminist satire (also better enabled by the earlier setting), but as written by comics scribe and screenwriter Allan Heinberg , " Wonder Woman " finds weight in mythic resonance and a consideration of the darkness and light of human nature. Read More »

Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar

Qatar supports Kuwait's efforts to end a rift with Saudi Arabia and other Arab states, its foreign minister said on Monday, but the emirate remains puzzled over why "abusive measures" had been imposed on it. Boris Johnson has urged four Gulf and Arab countries to ease their blockade on Qatar over its alleged support for extremist groups and close ties to Iran. Read More »

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Is Detained On Day Of Protests

Demonstrators in Monday's opposition protests across Russian Federation say they are fed up with endemic corruption among officials. White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters on Monday that the United States "strongly condemns the detention of hundreds of peaceful protesters" which he described as an "affront to core democratic values". Read More »

'Hard Brexit' must be abandoned after election: Scottish leader

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Sturgeon's SNP won the election in Scotland, but its vote share fell after 10 years in power in Scotland's devolved parliament. The result - which Sturgeon described as "disappointing" - raises serious questions about whether the SNP will push ahead with its pledge to hold a second referendum on independence. Read More »

Embattled Theresa May names new Cabinet as critics circle

After a night of high drama across the country, May insisted her party was still in pole position to lead, despite falling short by eight seats and having to turn to Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party for backing. She's then got to present a programme to Parliament. Conservative member of parliament Anna Soubry was the first in the party to disavow May in public, calling on the prime minister to "consider her position". Read More »