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Qatar Accused of Blocking News Website

Qatar’s internet service providers have apparently blocked access to the Gulf state’s most popular English-language news website in what managers said Thursday looked like a deliberate move by the government.

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Abbas Meets Hamas Terror Chiefs

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas held a rare meeting with the heads of rival party Hamas in Qatar on Thursday, in direct talks aimed at ending years of hostility between the two movements.

Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet, a twin-engine, supersonic, all weather multirole fighter takes part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow, south west of London, on July 12, 2016. / AFP / ADRIAN DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Approves Boeing, Lockheed Fighter Jet Sales to Gulf: Sources

The United States on Wednesday began notifying lawmakers that it has approved $7 billion in long-stalled sales of Boeing Co (BA.N) fighter jets to Kuwait and Qatar, and more than $1 billion in Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) jets to Bahrain, sources familiar with the decision said.