Qatar has said that five suspected computer hackers have been arrested in Turkey in connection with a cyber attack on Qatar's state news agency last May.
"Our friends in Turkey answered us a short time ago".
The hacking of the QNA website on May 24 attributed fabricated remarks to Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. Five people were detained and they are being investigated.
Despite a quick denial from Qatari authorities, news channels in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia broadcasted news of the inflammatory statement for days after the security breach took place. "Qatari prosecutors are working with Turkish authorities to follow this case", Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah quoted Al Marri as saying after meeting with Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul in Ankara.
N Korea fires 'projectiles' into waters: S. Korea
The "unidentified projectiles", fired at 06:49 a.m. (21:49 GMT Friday), flew some 250 kilometres (155 miles) the ministry said. Now it is even more uncertain what a President would do with the tremendous nuclear and conventional power in his hands.
Turkey has backed Doha throughout the standoff.
Qatar had announced on June 20 that it had proof that the hacking of its state-run news agency and government social media accounts, which set off a major diplomatic crisis in the region, was linked to countries that have recently cut ties with it.
The Post reported on July 16 that information from U.S. intelligence officials showed that senior UAE government officials discussed the planned hacks on May 23, the day before the hacking occurred.
- Trump tweets reassurances on Hurricane Harvey
- Florida gas prices expected to rise as Hurricane Harvey makes landfall
- Shannon Sharpe rips Jim Brown over Colin Kaepernick remarks
- Mariners make 5 errors in 1st, Yankees roll to 10-1 rout
- No 'super team' in the Premier League, says Firmino
- Hurricane Harvey Leaves Logjam of Cargo, Cruise Ships at Galveston Port
- Michelle Wie has appendix surgery in Canada after withdrawing from event
- Korea's political parties call for efforts to improve Seoul-Beijing ties
- Houston Texans travel to Dallas due to Harvey
- Friday morning forecast