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Yemen joins list of nations that have cut ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut relations with Qatar in a coordinated move. But Egypt and the Gulf Arab states resent Qatar's support for Islamists, especially the Muslim...

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Erdogan speaks to leaders in Qatar-Gulf row

The Saudi bar on flights was introduced immediately Monday, with the airspace ban taking effect on Tuesday. He also discussed the crisis, the biggest in the region for years, with Russian Presiden...

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London Bridge attack: Pakistani-origin man named as one of the attackers

Police arrested several people and are widening their investigation after a series of attacks described as terrorism killed several peop. A Canadian, a French national and a Briton were among the de...

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Muslim leaders refuse to perform funeral prayers for London Bridge attackers

Muslim leaders refuse to perform funeral prayers for London Bridge attackers

Muslim faith leaders have repeatedly condemned terror attacks and signed letters in recent years, even urging British Muslims not to travel to war-torn regions. Mosques would be encouraged to report s...

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Qatar leader to address nation as diplomatic freeze begins to bite

In response to the Kuwaiti leader's urging, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani of Qatar agreed to postpone a speech about the crisis to await the result of the mediation, the peninsula nation's foreign...

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Senate Urges Trump To Make the Jerusalem Embassy Move

J Street's Vice President of Government Affairs Dylan Williams tweeted that the resolution affirmed "long-held U.S. policy that Jerusalem's status is to be decided by the parties in 2-state negotiat...

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Area around London Bridge remains cordoned off

Area around London Bridge remains cordoned off

But with Britons due to vote in a national election on Thursday, her decision to reduce the number of police officers in England and Wales by nearly 20,000 during her six years as interior minister fr...

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Saudi Arabia revokes Qatar Airways licence

This comes a day after Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Bahrain, along with Egypt, cut diplomatic ties with fellow Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member Qatar. Soccer's governing body Federation International...

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Britain frees 12 detained after London attack

Britain frees 12 detained after London attack

The attack began late Saturday when three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing people at bars and restaurants in nearby Borough Market . The statement did not provide d...

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AFC monitoring Qatar crisis, hoping to minimise impact on matches

Qatar's ruling family and emir, Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, have always intended that hosting an event as globally captivating as the World Cup will dramatically boost the tiny but wealthy country's p...

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Qatar Crisis Should Not Affect Counterterrorism Efforts

Middle East countries scrabbled on Tuesday to mediate the deep rift between Qatar and several other Arab nations that is threatening to splinter the USA -backed regional alliance. Yemen's internationa...

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London Terrorist Featured in BBC Documentary 'The Jihadis Next Door'

London Terrorist Featured in BBC Documentary 'The Jihadis Next Door'

Pakistani Butt was named as one of the London Bridge terrorists yesterday by Met police. Khuram Shazad Butt , aged 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan, who was already known to police and ...

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British police reveal names of London attackers, say one investigated before

British police reveal names of London attackers, say one investigated before

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick told Sky News on Monday she would not release further details in what she described as a fast-moving investigation, not would she say whether authoriti...

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Saudi Arabia, Allies Cut Qatar Ties in Diplomatic Crisis

Kuwait's ruler will travel to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, hoping to heal a damaging rift between Qatar and powerful Arab states over the former' s alleged support of Islamist militants and of political a...

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Twin blasts rock Indonesian capital, fatalities reported

Twin blasts rock Indonesian capital, fatalities reported

Six police officers and six civilians were also wounded in the twin blasts that were detonated five minutes apart by the two bombers. But authorities are increasingly anxious about a surge in radica...

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'London attacker Khuram Shazad Butt was luring neighbourhool children to radical Islam'

'London attacker Khuram Shazad Butt was luring neighbourhool children to radical Islam'

The attackers drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then stabbed people in pubs and restaurants in the Borough Market area on June 3 . London Mayor Sadiq Khan has led a vigil of hu...

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United Nations chief urges Israelis, Palestinians to resume negotiations

The statement also saluted the steadfastness of the Palestinian people. The war and Israel's ensuing land seizure displaced hundreds of thousands of Palestinians and Syrians. Israel will claim...

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London attacker was featured in TV documentary

London attacker was featured in TV documentary "Jihadis Next Door"

He just seemed on a whole different level. The five men and seven women, aged between 19 and 60, were detained at two properties in Barking, east London , on Sunday. It is now running 500 active in...

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Abu Dhabi's Royal Jet suspends flights to and from Qatar

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson did not take sides in the diplomatic crisis, but urged a unified Gulf Cooperation Council - the regional union that includes Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saud...

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New Zealand defeat in 2015 was crucial to England's revival - Eoin Morgan

Smith thought it was a good sign in what has been a frustrating, stop-start tournament, and gave him fuel for excitement ahead of the must-win clash against the old enemy this weekend. "In the first g...

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Blue Jays place Howell on 10-day DL

Blue Jays place Howell on 10-day DL

Monday night illustrated precisely why the A's soon might choose to go much younger and cut ties with some of their winter additions. Healy had 13 home runs in 72 games last season, his first in the...

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Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from North Korea

Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from North Korea

China has overlapping territorial claims with four Asean countries in the South China Sea which have escalated tensions in the region in recent years. "I believe that if China and the United States c...

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UAE banks stop providing leverage to clients on Qatari bonds

The cautious approach of the banks could have an impact on secondary market activity for Qatari bonds as high net worth buyers vanish, banking sources said. News reports said earlier today that some E...

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UAE demands 'guaranteed roadmap' before mending ties with Qatar

Trump said he'd stated during his trip that funding of "Radical Ideology" can't be tolerated, and added, "Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!" "Many of Qatar Airways' flights to southern Europe and Afr...

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Mother sends son to prom on $25000 price tag

Mother sends son to prom on $25000 price tag

Instead, she made a decision to bring Dubai to the American state of Pennsylvania for the formal dance. Eden's dates all had custom-made gowns and he had three different outfits throughout the night...

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Third London Bridge attacker identified as Youssef Zaghba, UK cops say

A french national has also been confirmed as having been killed but this person has not yet been publicly named. The Islamic gym where one of the London Bridge attackers trained says they saw noth...

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Bengali not compulsory in Darjeeling: Mamata

Bengali not compulsory in Darjeeling: Mamata

Banerjee said. She also announced a host of development schemes for Mirik , the civic body of which was won for the first time by the ruling Trinamoool Congress during last month's civic polls. "...

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Men charged in 36 deaths at ramshackle Oakland warehouse

Men charged in 36 deaths at ramshackle Oakland warehouse

The person says Derick Almena and Max Harris will each be charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter . "Almena substantially increased the risk to those living, working or visiting the ...

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'We're all Londoners': Solidarity at terror vigil

'We're all Londoners': Solidarity at terror vigil

Redouane, 30, claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. Three Metropolitan Police officers and one British Transport Police officer were injured during the attack, the police said in a statement Monday ...

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Special PIA flights for Qatar to bring back stranded pilgrims

It was a reference to Qatar saying that its state-run news agency and its Twitter account were hacked to publish a fake story claiming the emir, Sheikh Tamin bin Hamad Al Thani, had called Iran a ...

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