Qatar's Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday the country signed a deal to buy F-15 fighter jets from the United States for $12 billion.
Qatar and the U.S. finalized Wednesday a $12 billion military deal for procurement of F-15 fighters by Qatar amid the Gulf Crisis opposing the tiny Arab state to its regional neighbors led by Saudi Arabia.
ICAO - a United Nations agency that regulates worldwide air travel under the Chicago Convention - had said it would host talks of ministers and senior officials from Qatar, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt to seek a "consensus-based solution" that addressed "current regional concerns". Given how Trump openly sided with Saudi Arabia in one of his recent Twitter tirades, the deal also signals the lack of coordination within Trump administration.
Mr Trump's comments appeared at odds with the US Department of Defence, which had praised Qatar's "enduring commitment to regional security" just days earlier. It was part of the $21.1-billion deal signed in November, a US State Department official told Sputnik Thursday.
In another development, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held talks in Doha with with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani and Economy and Trade Minister Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim al-Thani.
Qatar has expressed its frustration at not receiving specific demands from the Saudi alliance, complicating efforts to reach a diplomatic solution.
The Pentagon said the jets sale would increase security cooperation between the United States and Qatar and help them operate together.
Samsung to launch English version of Bixby voice assistant However, to take the crown of "best phone of the year" the Galaxy Note 8 will have to beat its popular sibling - the Galaxy S8 . To recall, Samsung announced its in-house virtual voice assistant Bixby during its Galaxy Unpacked event back in March.
U.S. Secretary of StateRex Tillerson spoke by telephone with his Omani counterpart, Oman state news agency reported. Qatar is home to the biggest United States military base in the Middle East.
However, it will be a "cause of concern" for Washington's other allies in the region, most notably Saudi Arabia, which led the push to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar.
The crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbors, all U.S. allies, has put America in a delicate situation.
The US position was further muddied last Friday, when Tillerson called on Saudi Arabia to ease the blockade, only to have Trump, at a White House news conference hours later, say the blockade had been the right move.
After an initial run on grocery stores by nervous residents, Qatar has organized dairy shipments from Turkey while Shiite power Iran also has begun shipping in food.
As you know, a number of Arab countries severed diplomatic ties with Qatar. Kuwait has led efforts to mediate the dispute.
Typically, Qatar Airways flights to the West flew over Saudi Arabia.
Shah and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had a closed door meeting with Uddhav and his son Aaditya for close to an hour. The BJP Parliamentary Board will meet this afternoon to discuss the upcoming Presidential election .
Brooks Koepka is no longer flying under the radar after surviving a packed leaderboard Sunday at Erin Hills to win the U.S. He closed with a 5-under 67, only realizing after his par on the final hole that a birdie would have set yet another U.S.
Both sides have expressed their desire to avoid the return of a hard border between the Republic and Northern Ireland . But this also gives the DUP leverage with Mrs May's government, which will now stand or fall on the DUP's support.
NYK and the ship's owner are cooperating with a Japan coast guard investigation into the collision , the shipping firm said. Most of the more than 200 sailors aboard would have been asleep in their berths at the time of the pre-dawn crash.
Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents Johnson and many other accusers, said she hoped more can testify at the next trial. Cosby, 79, is accused of drugging and molesting a Temple University employee in 2004 at his home near Philadelphia.
SATURDAY: Cloudy skies and scattered rain showers will be possible, with an afternoon high temperature of 81 degrees. On the forecast track, the disturbance is expected to move through the Windward Islands Monday night and Tuesday .
The Straight Blast Gym head-coach tweeted "10 weeks #McGregorVsMayweather" alongside an image of himself and The Notorious One. It is the unique nature of Mayweather - McGregor that make it an even better sell than any other boxing fight in history.
The London Ambulance Service said it was responding to the incident. - " London is a city of many faiths and many nationalities". Witnesses described hearing the man, who was detained by members of the public at the scene, shout: "I'm going to kill Muslims".
That doesn't appear to have been a disadvantage for New Zealand who accelerated clear after the first mark in the second game. Even Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill can not spin his way out of the lighter wind speed deficit at present.
However, despite much excitement surrounding Perriello, and a lead in at least one poll , Northam emerged victorious. Perriello made a surprise entrance into the race in January and faced an uphill climb from the beginning.
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No. 10 officials said support workers would ensure people could access the cash - including those who may not have a bank account. Around 70 people are missing, according to Britain's Press Association, and identification of the victims is proving very hard .
Koepka wins US Open title
The 27-year-old, who played at Florida State, made the turn at 14-under. "Yeah, I don't get those very often", Stricker said. As the front nine progressed, it looked increasingly as if it would come down to a question of who would blink first.