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Qatar 'hacking' revives Gulf tensions

Qatar claims that hackers attacked the state news agency and published false remarks attributed to Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani that were critical of U.S. President Donald Trump. Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East, comments on whether the incident may affect Qatar's long-term relationships with other Gulf countries like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Yahoo News: https://yhoo.it/2r4kECr.