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Israel Revokes Al-Jazeera Reporter’s Press Permit

Israel’s press office said Wednesday it is revoking the credentials of a prominent Al-Jazeera reporter pending a hearing after he told another TV station that the work of Palestinian journalists is part of the “resistance.”

FILE -- In this Nov. 1, 2006 file photo, a Qatari employee of Al Jazeera Arabic language TV news channel walks past the logo of Al Jazeera in Doha, Qatar. Hackers allegedly broke into the website of Qatar's state-run news agency and published a fake story quoting the ruling emir, …

Trump Calls Gulf Leaders to Urge Unity as Qatar Deadline Extended

US President Donald Trump spoke separately with several leaders of nations in the Persian Gulf region and addressed ongoing disputes between Qatar and some of its Arab neighbors, as Gulf states that levied a de facto blockade on Doha extended a deadline on answering demands by two days.

President-elect Donald Trump calls to media from the entryway of Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 in Bedminster, N.J.. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Qatar’s Social Media Supporters Respond to Crisis with Gulf Nations

TEL AVIV — In wake of the decision of a number of Arab states to sever ties with Qatar and in light of a significant social media campaign against the small kingdom, Qatar’s supporters have decided to take up the fight online. Among other things, the nation’s supporters are accusing those against Qatar of supporting Israel.

A Saudi man using a cellphone stands near Marine One, with US President Barack Obama aboard, as he departs meetings with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia at the King's Desert Camp at Rawdat Khuraim outside Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 28, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read …