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New documentary reveals Qatar harboured 9/11 mastermind

A new documentary, aired on Sky News Arabia, has revealed Qatar’s support for the 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammad. Qatar…The Road To Manhattan showed how Doha extended financial support to the terrorist, and shielded him from the US authorities. The documentary also highlighted the role of Qatari Minister of Interior and Minister of ...

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US Senate rejects moves on healthcare

The US Senate continues to reject any significant changes to the Affordable Care Act, the health care and insurance legislation often referred to as ObamaCare. Republican lawmakers continue to press on repealing and replacing the legislation, but many senators remain deeply concerned that costs will continue to rise while fewer ...

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US announces sanctions targeting Maduro allies

The US has announced economic sanctions targeting current and former Venezuelan officials, all allies of embattled President Nicolas Maduro. This comes ahead of a vote on Sunday, widely seen as an attempt by Maduro to expand his power. US Correspondent Mary MacCarthy has more

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30 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

Thirty soldiers have been killed in an attack by the Taliban on an army base in Afghanistan. An outpost in the Khakritz district in Kandahar was seized and militants took weapons and vehicles. Security across the country has deteriorated as fierce fighting has seen numerous attacks including in the capital ...

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Tennis star Philippoussis’ father arrested on child sex charges

The father of retired Australian tennis star Mark Philippoussis has been arrested at his San Diego home on suspicion of sexually abusing two of his students. It’s reported that 68-year-old Nikolaos Philippoussis was coaching them in the sport. He is said to be formally charged on Wednesday in a San ...

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Yemen arrests two suspects on terror list linked to Qatar

Authorities in Yemen have arrested two men, whose names feature in a ‘terror blacklist’ linked to Qatar. Abdullah Mohammad Al Yazidi and Ahmad Ali Ahmad Baraoud were detained by elite forces during a security campaign in Hadramaut. They are accused of cooperating with Al Qaida and facilitating the terror group’s ...

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