World News

Arab Powers Sever Qatar Ties, Citing Support for Militants

In the region's most serious diplomatic crisis in years, Qatar's Gulf neighbors Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates as well as Egypt all announced they were severing ties with gas...

by · World News
United Kingdom opposition leader calls on May to quit over police cuts

United Kingdom opposition leader calls on May to quit over police cuts

Rita Katz, head of Site, a United States organisation that tracks the online activity of jihadist and white supremacist groups, said she had spotted a reference to the bomb's message on pro-Isis socia...

by · World News
US think tank: Israel had plan to use atomic bomb in 1967

US think tank: Israel had plan to use atomic bomb in 1967

Hugh Lovatt, Israel-Palestine Project Coordinator at ECFR, told Al Jazeera that the use of IHL and IHRL does not fully take into account Israeli policy in the occupied territory, including moves to an...

by · World News

Australia eye a better show against Bangladesh

The ICC added: "We operate on advice from our tournament security directorate - in conjunction with the European Central Bank and relevant police and security authorities - to ensure that we can del...

by · World News

Qatar's dispute with Arab states puts LNG market on edge

The move comes in the wake of a second terror attack against the United Kingdom inside a month, and after six Gulf nations-Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt , Libya, Yemen and the UAE-announced they hav...

by · World News

Police identify London attackers but names not released

It comes as police carry out raids on properties in east London they believe to be linked to the massacre. She said police know the identity of the three attackers but will not release them yet beca...

by · World News
Oil is sliding after several OPEC countries cut ties with Qatar

Oil is sliding after several OPEC countries cut ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia accused Qatar of backing militant groups - some backed by regional arch-rival Iran - and broadcasting their ideology, an apparent reference to Qatar's influential state-owned satelli...

by · World News
May faces calls to resign over cuts to police numbers

May faces calls to resign over cuts to police numbers

Once in office, Theresa May announced she would trigger Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon - formally beginning the process of leaving the European Union - by the end of March 2017. A spokesman for Co...

by · World News
Malaysia Airlines flight turns back after bomb threat

Malaysia Airlines flight turns back after bomb threat

Malaysia's Deputy Transport Minister Abdul Aziz Kaprawi said the " disruptive passenger " was apparently drunk. Passengers have criticised police for forcing them to wait 90 minutes after a man thr...

by · World News

London Mayor Sadiq Khan can't even after Trump's 'ill-informed tweet'

Khan said Saturday said Londoners should not be alarmed by an increased police presence on the city's streets. Police had shot dead the attackers, who were wearing fake suicide vests, eight minutes a...

by · World News
NY Times: Israel planned nuclear option in Sinai during '67 war

NY Times: Israel planned nuclear option in Sinai during '67 war

One of the items on the agenda will allegedly pave the way for the construction of 102 housing units in Amichai , the first new settlement to be officially created by the government in 25 years. At p...

by · World News
Stanley Cup Final: Goalie Matt Murray a 'calming presence' for Pittsburgh Penguins

Stanley Cup Final: Goalie Matt Murray a 'calming presence' for Pittsburgh Penguins

The group failed to score on six chances, mustering just two shots on goal in 10:58. Too busy for Rinne and the rest of the Nashville Predators to keep up with the surging defending Stanley Cup ...

by · World News
Theresa May: 'I had the balls to call general election'

Theresa May: 'I had the balls to call general election'

According to the poll, carried out online between May 31 and June 2 among 2,038 people, the Tories are now up one point on 47 percent and Labour , also up one point, on 35 percent. Mrs May was also c...

by · World News
US reassures Australia of continued close ties

US reassures Australia of continued close ties

The meeting was also expected to address the South China Sea territorial dispute and Beijing's construction of military facilities on man-made islands in the resource-rich waters. "We are united in ou...

by · World News

Met chief says United Kingdom terror threat is 'changing'

Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that seven other French nationals are hospitalized, four of them in serious condition. Those arrested were identified by police as a 38-year-old woman, a 28-...

by · World News

Corbyn demands May resign over police cuts in wake of terror attacks

The Labour leader backed calls for Mrs May to step down, before saying that Thursday's General Election was "perhaps the best opportunity" to remove the PM from her post. Mrs May said: "The Commissi...

by · World News

Trump slams London Mayor Sadiq Khan over response to terror attacks

Shortly after Saturday's attack in London , President Trump got on Twitter to disparage the city's mayor and call for the reinstatement of his travel ban. The attack killed seven people in a busy sec...

by · World News

Donald Trump urges tougher U.S. travel ban, expedited court review

The Justice Department didn't respond to a request for comment. US Senator Ben Cardin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who opposes the ban, said on Monday (Tuesday...

by · World News

Afghanistan Mourns Victims of Deadly Bomb Attack on Capital

While condemning the Kabul attack, Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said that neither the militant group nor the Haqqani network was behind the attack. There was no claim of responsibility . T...

by · World News

Arab League chief regrets split between Arab states and Qatar

Qatar long has faced criticism from its Arab neighbours over its support of Islamists. The Gulf countries ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home to the...

by · World News
Trump's first Memorial Day ceremony a triumph of quiet dignity

Trump's first Memorial Day ceremony a triumph of quiet dignity

Sticking closely to his prepared text, Trump offered no insight into his thinking about how to proceed in the various wars that the United States is now fighting, including the battle against the Isla...

by · World News
Police name two London Bridge attackers

Police name two London Bridge attackers

In the latest outrage, three terrorists killed seven victims and injured dozens more in the London Bridge area on Saturday night. Known as Abz, 27, he was pictured lying dead wearing an Arsenal ...

by · World News
U.S. military officials hail successful test of missile intercept

U.S. military officials hail successful test of missile intercept

The official also said that the Pentagon is planning another test for August or September 2018 that will feature one target and two interceptors. Cost of U.S. Syring said after the test that it "dem...

by · World News

Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case

Trump administration officials have been careful to describe the president's executive action as something other than a ban, especially after a series of courts blocked the implementation of the first...

by · World News

Moscow concerned over civilian deaths in Iraq

On Thursday, an Iraqi military statement urged residents of the remaining IS-held neighbourhoods to leave their homes through safe corridors. "Our forces shelled ISIL positions with artillery and mi...

by · World News

London attack: What we know

A 55-year-old man was later released without charge. The three men in Saturday's assault were shot dead by police, who said they were wearing suicide belts that turned out to be fakes. In a series...

by · World News
China can't 'buy its way out' of global problems

China can't 'buy its way out' of global problems

At one point, the North called on the local government to live up to the historic June 15th North-South Joint Declaration, an inter-Korea agreement promoting peace between the two countries. The U.S. ...

by · World News
S.Korea rescues four Pyongyang sailors

S.Korea rescues four Pyongyang sailors

British Deputy Ambassador to the UN Peter Wilson (l.) and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley (r.) vote on a UN Security Council resolution to expand its North Korean blacklist. Group official...

by · World News
Arab powers sever Qatar ties, widening rift among USA allies

Arab powers sever Qatar ties, widening rift among USA allies

Qatar is home to the sprawling al-Udeid Air Base, which is home to the forward headquarters of the USA military's Central Command. It also accused Qatar of supporting what it described as Iranian-...

by · World News

London police arrest more suspects in bridge attack

Jeremy Corbyn has called for Theresa May to resign as British Prime Minister for presiding over cuts in police numbers as home secretary. She described the police response as "extraordinary" and p...

by · World News