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Islamic State claims attack at Iranian parliament

The attacks , which started midmorning on Wednesday, killed at least 12 people and wounded dozens more, the AP reported . Alison translated the extremist group's message to: "Fighters from the Is...

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Iran twin attacks: ISIS claims responsibility, 12 killed

Iran twin attacks: ISIS claims responsibility, 12 killed

IS released a video of the attackers from inside the building via its Amaq propaganda agency - a rare claim of responsibility while an attack was still going on. As Iran's first supreme leader, Khomei...

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Koen Bouwman wins 3rd stage of Criterium du Dauphine race

Koen Bouwman wins 3rd stage of Criterium du Dauphine race

The six of us were pulling very hard. Belgian racer Thomas De Gendt of Lotto held on to the overall leader's yellow jersey after the fourth stage, 27sec ahead of Porte and 51 ahead of third placed...

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New search underway near home of London Bridge terrorists

Twelve people who were previously arrested in connection to the investigation were released without charge , police said Monday. But Italy's Corriere della Sera reported that Zaghba had been ...

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Turan retires from Turkey duty after bust-up

Turan retires from Turkey duty after bust-up

Turan retired in the wake of an alleged heated confrontation with a journalist. The incident occurred after Monday's friendly between Macedonia and Turkey , Hurriyet and other media reported. "Bad th...

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Five Victims, Including Two Single Parents, And Gunman In Workplace Shooting Identified

Five Victims, Including Two Single Parents, And Gunman In Workplace Shooting Identified

One of the five victims fatally shot by a disgruntled former co-worker at an Orlando awning company Monday was fearful the suspect might seek revenge for being fired, reports CBS affiliate WKMG ....

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Qatar Suspends all Flights to Saudi Arabia

Qatar Suspends all Flights to Saudi Arabia

Qatar's main index rose as much as 3.3 percent on Tuesday before closing down 1.6 percent at the end of the day, extending losses after its worst performance since 2009 during the previous session, w...

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Trump Weighs In On Gulf Diplomatic Rift

Egypt , Yemen, Libya and the Maldives also severed ties with Qatar. The step was taken just one day after Riyadh resolved to cut diplomatic relations with Doha. The United Arab Emirates tightene...

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Trump weighs in on Gulf diplomatic rift

Trump weighs in on Gulf diplomatic rift

Mr Trump had earlier claimed credit for the pressure placed on Qatar, saying his recent visit to Saudi Arabia was "already paying off". "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horr...

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US Investigators Believe Russian Hackers Contributed To Arab Rift With Qatar

US Investigators Believe Russian Hackers Contributed To Arab Rift With Qatar

He said arrangements have been made with local freight companies for exporting food shipments to Qatar, adding that three southern ports of Bandar Abbas, Bushehr, and Bandar Lengeh are geared up to ...

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US says Raqqa fight will 'accelerate' as IS loses in Iraq

US says Raqqa fight will 'accelerate' as IS loses in Iraq

It stressed the Syrian army's resolve and determination to carry on with fighting the terrorist groups on all Syrian territory. Separately on Wednesday, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabko...

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U.S. contractor charged with media leak of top-secret data

The report, which was published online by The Intercept , does not say whether the hacking had any effect on election results. The Intercept might have unwittingly helped unmask Reality Winner ,...

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Qataris banned from Qantas flights to Dubai

Qataris banned from Qantas flights to Dubai

Noting that Erdogan had launched diplomatic efforts to defuse tensions, Kalin reiterated Turkey's sadness over the incident, and said it stood ready help if needed. Qatar is also a major regional dipl...

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Kabul blast: 11 United States citizens injured, death toll rises to 90

Officials said at least 25 people were wounded, with a number of civilian vehicles destroyed or badly damaged. "I've never seen such a powerful explosion in my life", said Mohammad Haroon, who own...

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Twin attacks on Iran parliament and Khomeini shrine, 1 dead

Twin attacks on Iran parliament and Khomeini shrine, 1 dead

One of the men in the body cam video is heard saying: "Thank you God", before taunting authorities, adding: "Do you think we are going to leave?" Soon after the parliament attack began, a suici...

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Trump's ignorant, counterproductive attack on German trade policy

It is "the order of the day to oppose this man with everything that we stand for", Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz , who is challenging Merkel in Germany's September election, said at a party ev...

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Mandsaur farmers protest: Death toll rises to five

Mandsaur farmers protest: Death toll rises to five

Some eyewitnesses alleged that the victims suffered bullet wounds, but Mandsaur district authorities denied that police fired on the protesters, who were on a rampage. S K Singh, a senior government ...

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Jordan downgrades ties with Qatar amid escalating split in Arab world

Jordan downgrades ties with Qatar amid escalating split in Arab world

Qatar hosts one of the largest U.S. military bases in the region. A National Security Council spokesman didn't return NBC News' request for comment on the administration's plans in the Middle East...

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Twin Attacks Hit Iran's Parliament And Khomeini Mausoleum; ISIS Claims Responsibility

Twin Attacks Hit Iran's Parliament And Khomeini Mausoleum; ISIS Claims Responsibility

Iran's state TV news website said Wednesday four "terrorists", including a suicide bomber, are behind the attack on the shrine of the late Ayatollah in the capital, Tehran. Iran's emergency services...

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White House Downplays Trump Tweets On Gulf Feud

Nearly as an aside, Trump amplified his public contradiction of his press secretary, Sean Spicer , who insisted on January 31 that the executive order was "not a travel ban". The view that Trump twee...

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Iranian media says parliament siege has ended

Iranian media says parliament siege has ended

State news agency IRNA quoted an official at the mausoleum as saying the attacker had set off a suicide bomb after shooting at people. Iran's state news agency has put the combined death toll at 1...

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Piers Morgan apologises to Ariana Grande

She collaborated with Victoria Monet and, The Black Eyed Peas , and the Paris Wood high school choir during the fundraising concert. Ariana Grande cried when she closed out the concert with an emo...

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Minute's silence held for victims of London Bridge terror attack across UK

Spain's foreign minister, Alfonso Dastis, says his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, has promised to accelerate efforts to identify victims in Saturday's attack that killed seven people and injured ...

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Allies close to Trump warn the president: It's time to stop tweeting

Allies close to Trump warn the president: It's time to stop tweeting

But in March, Sessions made a decision to recuse himself from any investigations into possible Russian involvement in the 2016 elections, after it was disclosed that he had met twice with the Russian ...

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London terror attacks: Who were the attackers?

The British domestic intelligence agency MI5 is to take a hard look at its counter-terrorism operations in the wake of the London Bridge attack after Theresa May took the unusual step of calling...

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United Kingdom contenders trade blows on last day of election campaign

United Kingdom contenders trade blows on last day of election campaign

Speaking ahead of a rally in Edinburgh on the final day of campaigning, the SNP leader added: "Given the narrowing of the polls in the rest of the United Kingdom, there is now every chance that a ...

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US Senators To Press Security Chiefs On Russia Probe

US Senators To Press Security Chiefs On Russia Probe

With literal countdown clocks ticking on almost every news network, CNN jumped the gun, reporting Tuesday evening that Comey is expected to refute Trump's claim, which he has made on several occas...

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Attackers raid Iran Parliament, shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini

Attackers raid Iran Parliament, shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini

The Iranian Intelligence Ministry says it foiled a third attack and is asking people to avoid public transportation, state broadcaster IRIB reports. Fars news agency has said that all four attackers...

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French President calls for unity among Gulf states

French President calls for unity among Gulf states

CNN reported Tuesday that USA investigators believe Russian hackers breached Qatar's state news agency and planted a fake news report that contributed to the crisis among the United States' closest ...

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Hundreds of thousands evacuated as cyclone Mora slams into Bangladesh

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as cyclone Mora slams into Bangladesh

The districts at risk were Cox's Bazar, Chittagong, Noakhali, Lakshmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Barguna, Patuakhali, Bhola, Barisal and Pirojpur. 'Heavily pregnant women have been evacuated but most peo...

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