Qatar says media report reveals UAE role in hack that sparked crisis

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UAE arranged hacking of Qatari media Qatar

- aljazeera.com
17 Jul 2017
The United Arab Emirates arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked in late May in order to post false quotes linked to Qatar's emir, prompting the Qatar-Gulf diplomatic crisis, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing US intelligence officials.

UAE hacked Qatari Govt sites to plant false story

17 Jul 2017
According to U.S. intelligence officials, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) carried out the hacking of Qatari government news and social media sites in order to post inflammatory, false quotes attributed to Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, in late May that sparked the ongoing diplomatic impasse between Qatar and its neighbors, reports said.
- oneindia.com

UAE behind hack which prompted Gulf state boycott, claims new report

- haaretz.com
17 Jul 2017
The United Arab Emirates arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked in late May in order to post fiery but false quotes linked to Qatar's emir, prompting a diplomatic crisis, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing U.S. intelligence officials.

UAE set up hacking of Qatar govt websites that led to crisis M

17 Jul 2017
Washington: The United Arab Emirates arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked in late May in order to post fiery but false quotes linked to Qatar's emir, prompting a diplomatic crisis, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing US intelligence officials.
- m-news.info

UAE denies Washington Post's claim it hacked Qatari sites

- arabnews.com
17 Jul 2017
DUBAI: The UAE's Ambassador to Washington Yousef Al-Otaiba has denied a report by The Washington Post that claims some US officials believe the country "orchestrated the hacking of Qatari government news and social media sites in order to post incendiary false quotes attributed to Qatar's emir" in late May.

UAE had planned to hack into Qatar government sites to cause chaos

17 Jul 2017
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked in late May in order to post fiery but false quotes linked to Qatar's emir, prompting a diplomatic crisis, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing U.S. intelligence officials.
- businessinsider.com

UAE reportedly arranged for hacking of Qatar government sites, sparking diplomatic row

- palestine.trendolizer.com
17 Jul 2017
Trending story found on Washington Post reports UAE hacked Qatari government sites, allowing UAE to post false, inflammatory quotes linked to Qatar's emir, which prompted current diplomatic crisis; UAE ambassador calls report 'false,' saying, 'What is true is Qatar's behavior. Funding, supporting, and enabling extremists from the Taliban to Hamas and Qadafi.'

UAE Hacked Qatar, Sparking Gulf Crisis

17 Jul 2017
The false statements were posted on Qatar News Agency's website and social media on 24 May, which sparked a diplomatic and economic blockade of Doha by the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt after accusations that Qatar was supporting "terrorist groups".
- mintpressnews.com

Qatar Cyberattack Originated in UAE

- ozy.com
17 Jul 2017
All it took was a little push. A report from U.S. intelligence sources indicates that senior United Arab Emirates officials orchestrated May's cyberattack on Qatar's state media, fabricating incendiary quotes from Qatari leader Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani. Those quotes -- which Qatar has maintained were planted by hackers -- led to the nation being shunned by several ...

Qatar Says Media Report Reveals UAE Role In Hack That Sparked Crisis

17 Jul 2017
"The information published in the Washington Post on 16 July 2017, which revealed the involvement of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and senior Emirati officials in the hacking of Qatar News Agency, unequivocally proves that this hacking crime took place," Qatar's government said in a statement on Monday.
- newseleven.in

UAE orchestrated hacking of Qatari government sites, sparking regional upheaval, according to U S intelligence officials

- eurasiadiary.com
17 Jul 2017
The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of Qatari government news and social media sites in order to post incendiary false quotes attributed to Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, in late May that sparked the ongoing upheaval between Qatar and its neighbors, according to U.S. intelligence officials.

UAE Behind Hacking Attacks on Qatar's Media Aimed at Provoking Diplomatic Row

17 Jul 2017
The US intelligence learned about the UAE's involvement after analyzing the obtained information that UAE senior officials allegedly discussed the plan of hacking Qatar's media outlet on May 23, one day prior to the attack. It is unclear whether Abu Dhabi conducted the attacks itself or recruited the third-party contractors, according to the newspaper.
- sputniknews.com

UAE Hacked Qatari Government Sites, Sparking Regional Upheaval, According To US Intelligence Officials

- ndtv.com
17 Jul 2017
The hacking incident reopened a bitter feud among the gulf monarchies that has simmered for years. It last erupted in 2013, when Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain accused Qatar of providing safe haven for their political dissidents and supporting the pan-Arab Muslim Brotherhood; funding terrorists, including U.S.-designated terrorist groups such as Hamas and Hezbollah; and ...

Toyeen B's World UAE denies hacking news agency

17 Jul 2017
On Sunday, the Washington Post cited several U.S. intelligence officials saying the UAE orchestrated the hacking of Qatar's state news to post pro-Iran and pro-Hamas quotes from the country's emir, leading to diplomatic and trade boycotts against Qatar. The emir, however, has insisted the quotes were fabricated. UAE's ambassador to the United States, Yousef Al Otaiba, said ...
- toyeenbalogun.blogspot.com

CNN faking 'Russian hackers' news? WaPo report accuses UAE of orchestrating Qatar media hack

- sott.net
17 Jul 2017
UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash denied any hacking of Qatari websites during his speech at a forum in London, Reuters reported. Gargash also said Abu Dhabi didn't ask companies to choose between doing business with the UAE or with Qatar.

UAE planted fake news story to trigger Qatar crisis, US report claims

17 Jul 2017
Qatar's emir , Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, had been falsely quoted in May as praising Hamas and saying that Iran was an "Islamic power," the Washington Post reported. In response, Saudi Arabia , the UAE , Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of supporting terrorism. Qatar said in late May that hackers had posted fake ...
- france24.com

Not 'Russian hackers'? WaPo report accuses UAE of orchestrating Qatar media hack

- rt.com
17 Jul 2017
A new report by the Washington Post, citing US intelligence, says there is evidence that the United Arab Emirates coordinated the hacking of Qatar's state media agency (QNA), which led to the blockade of the Gulf monarchy. Previously, US media, citing the FBI, blamed the attack on "Russian hackers."

UAE denies report it orchestrated Qatar hack

17 Jul 2017
Saudi Arabia and its allies -- the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt -- accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and led a group of Muslim-majority nations to cut ties with Doha. That came after Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, was quoted online calling Iran -- a key rival to Saudi Arabia -- an Islamic power and describing Qatari relations with Israel as good.
- engportals.org

UAE minister denies allegations of hacking Qatar news agency website

- tech.firstpost.com
17 Jul 2017
The United Arab Emirates was not responsible for an alleged hack of Qatari websites which helped spark a month-long diplomatic rift with Doha, the UAE's minister of state for foreign affairs said on 17 July. Anwar Gargash denied as false a story in the Washington Post that cited US officials saying the UAE had orchestrated the hack of Qatar's state news agency.

UAE responsible for Qatar crisis

17 Jul 2017
Last month, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE and Bahrain broke off their diplomatic relations with Qatar and accused it of supporting terrorism. US intelligence officials told The Washington Post that last week, new information was revealed, claiming that senior-level officials in the UAE government planned to hack the Qatari News Agency a day before the story appeared. According ...
- jerusalemonline.com

Abu Mazen plays losing hand badly in Gaza Strip

- al-monitor.com
17 Jul 2017
Dahlan, who comes from the Khan Yunis refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, was once a blood enemy of Hamas. In addition to street battles with Hamas while with Fatah, Dahlan was implicated in an American plot to overthrow the elected Hamas government in 2006. Dahlan was forced into exile in the UAE in 2012 after Abbas accused him of corruption, for which Dahlan was tried in ...

Icelanders Overthrow Government and Rewrite Constitution After Banking Fraud

17 Jul 2017
As Iceland struggles to regain its footing with a new government, U.S. citizens may or may not be able to look to Iceland as an example of perfect democracy in action. The real question, though, is why weren't U.S. citizens given the information about the ousting of the Icelandic government and the jailing of the unscrupulous bankers? Are journalists in control of the ...
- guardianlv.com

UAE behind Qatar media hack that set off diplomatic crisis DW

- dw.com
17 Jul 2017
The report served as a pretext for Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE to all accuse Qatar of supporting terrorist groups and to subsequently cut off diplomatic and transport ties . The move has left the Gulf kingdom effectively isolated in the region.

UAE behind 'fake news' cyber attack on Qatar, says US report

17 Jul 2017
Yousef al-Otaiba, the UAE ambassador to Washington, told the Post: "What is true is Qatar's behaviour. Funding, supporting, and enabling extremists from the Taliban to Hamas and Gaddafi. Inciting violence, encouraging radicalisation, and undermining the stability of its neighbours."
- middleeasteye.net

UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar gov't sites

- qatarscoop.com
17 Jul 2017
His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani had been quoted in May as praising Hamas and saying that Iran was an "Islamic power," the Post reported. In response, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of supporting terrorism.

UAE minister denies any hacking of Qatar

17 Jul 2017
The emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, had been quoted in May as praising Hamas and saying that Iran was an "Islamic power," the Post reported. In response, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of supporting terrorism.
- tribune.com.pk
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