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UAE bans sympathy for Qatar with jail threat

That Qatar's isolation by its powerful neighbours comes just weeks after US President Donald Trump used his Saudi visit to squarely blame Iran for fuelling extremism in the region may not be a...

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Senate Committee Questions Intel

Martin Heinrich, a New Mexico Democrat. "I don't care how you felt". Warner says that in violation of clear guidelines put in place after Watergate to prevent any whiff of political interference by ...

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Hezbollah threatens to attack Americans in Syria

The Syrian Democratic Forces and their Syrian Arab Coalition partners launched the offensive to unseat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria from its so-called "capital" of Raqqa in northern Syr...

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Siding against ally Qatar, Trump injects United States into Arab crisis

Referring to his May trip to the region, Trump tweeted that it was "so good to see the Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already paying off". But its independent foreign policy has led...

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Trump urges Gulf unity after supporting Saudi over Qatar row

Countries including Saudi Arabia also banned Qatari planes from their airspace and Riyadh on Tuesday revoked Qatar Airways' operating licence in the kingdom. "They said they would take a hard line on ...

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Tehran attackers were Iranian IS recruits

Images circulating in Iranian media showed gunmen held rifles near the windows of the complex. Police said five people were arrested around Khomeini's shrine on suspicion of involvement, while t...

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Paul Ryan: Trump asking for Comey's loyalty 'obviously' inappropriate

Paul Ryan: Trump asking for Comey's loyalty 'obviously' inappropriate

Those meetings broke precedent with past administrations, during which FBI Directors tended to keep distance as a show of independence. Lawmakers hungry for answers and frustrated by the reticence...

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Arab neighbours say 'nothing to negotiate' with Qatar after cutting ties

Trump on Tuesday backed the regional efforts to isolate Qatar, supporting Saudi Arabia and its allies and suggesting that the key United States ally - home to the largest American airbase in ...

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United Kingdom election: the final polls

United Kingdom election: the final polls

May's campaigning style was criticized as stiff and lackluster, and some Conservative policy proposals got a hostile reception, including a plan to make pensioners pay for more of their care. In the...

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North Korea fires land-to-sea missiles, says South Korea

North Korea fires land-to-sea missiles, says South Korea

Two US aircraft carriers, the USS Carl Vinson and the USS Ronald Reagan , have recently departed the Korean Peninsula after conducting exercises there in what a US official described as a message t...

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Rahul Gandhi detained on his way to Mandsaur

Rahul Gandhi detained on his way to Mandsaur

He had said that he would meet the families of those who were killed during the ongoing farmers' protest. They took a narrow lane through Chinta Khera village to reach Mandsaur to express solida...

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Jeremy Corbyn most tweeted-about leader on campaign trail, analysis reveals

Jeremy Corbyn most tweeted-about leader on campaign trail, analysis reveals

An upbeat Corbyn said the party s chances had been underestimated, as he promised to reverse cuts rolled out under the Conservatives . In mid-April, a massive win for the Conservatives and May was ...

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Sri Lankan FM heads to India for talks

Sri Lankan FM heads to India for talks

Speaking to the Indian newspaper Deccan Chronicle , the Minister said the move was not aimed at any country adding that Sri Lanka would be willing to become part of the maritime corridors envisaged a...

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Qatar ambassador 'surprised' by Trump's tweets

CBS News also confirmed the FBI is assisting Qatar in the hacking investigation and Russian Federation is suspected. The Qatari government has no immediate response to Trump's tweet . The ban again...

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Death Toll In London Attacks Rises To 8

On Tuesday the Metropolitan Police's counter-terrorism command released the name and photograph of the third attacker. Seven people were killed. It was reported that he was stopped by Italian police...

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RNC Rolls out Efforts to Combat Comey Testimony

RNC Rolls out Efforts to Combat Comey Testimony

Comey's statement for the record was published on the Senate intelligence committee's website Wednesday - the day before his scheduled testimony to the committee. And Senate Democratic Whip Ric...

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United Kingdom polls today: will Theresa May's gamble pay off?

While some opinion polls have shown the Conservatives' lead over Labour narrowing to as little as one point, others have shown the Tories clawing back a lead following a Labour surge. Pollsters ...

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Comey: Trump Sought to 'Lift the Cloud' of Investigation

Rogers, when asked about his contacts with Trump, said , ?I am not going to discuss the specifics of any interactions or conversations that I may or may not have had with the president of the United ...

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US senate releases former FBI chief's statement before hearing

Comey opened the door to questioning about a possible FBI investigation of Trump, writing in his testimony that he assured the president during a March 30 phone conversation that no such investiga...

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Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

A further audit of the six individuals' desk computers revealed that victor had e-mail contact with the News Outlet. Victor has been in local custody since her arrest and is expected to be taken i...

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UAE minister says seeking 'change of Qatar policy'

Trump tweeted, in reference to his trip to Riyadh last month . Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the UAE and Bahrain announced on Monday they were cutting diplomatic ties and closing air, sea and land links...

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Do these statements hint at ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony?

Do these statements hint at ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony?

Former FBI chief James Comey is to tell Congress President Donald Trump wanted a "patronage relationship" and that he asked for his "loyalty". Trump previously said that former senator and ...

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IRAN: Attacks on parliament, Khomeini shrine kill 12

President Donald Trump - are hardening their stance against Shiite-ruled Iran . Political analyst and former United States diplomat Ali Khedery said the principal lesson for Iran from these att...

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Why not just end the White House press briefings?

Why not just end the White House press briefings?

When Spicer was asked to comment on the ongoing Russian Federation probe, he said this: "I can not and as I've mentioned the other day that we're focused on the president's agenda and going forward al...

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Trump says Qatar row shows his Middle East trip 'paying off'

A change in leadership could raise questions about the future of the US base and potentially deprive Hamas of its main benefactor. "During my recent trip to the Middle East I stated that there can n...

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Qatar Diplomatic Crisis Continues To Reverberate Across Middle East

He had earlier claimed credit for the pressure placed on Qatar saying his recent visit to Saudi Arabia was "already paying off". Yesterday, however, Trump's tweets got him in hot water, a...

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Iran attacks: Trump reaction to Isis killings 'repugnant', says foreign minister

Thirteen people were killed and more than 40 wounded in the attacks on Tehran's parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini , the first claimed by IS in Ir...

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Montenegro PM Makes Light of Trump's Brusque Shove

Montenegro PM Makes Light of Trump's Brusque Shove

Trump's repeated scolds are not just condescending but embarrassing". The act was being widely denounced online. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg defended Trump, saying that although he...

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'Your media tried to ruin my election', Emmanuel Macron tells Vladimir Putin

'Your media tried to ruin my election', Emmanuel Macron tells Vladimir Putin

Putin also hosted Macron's far-right rival, Marine Le Pen , at the Kremlin in March. Macron therefore opted for a tough dialogue something which Putin understands and that one hopes will improv...

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Qatar row: Trump claims credit for isolation

Russian officials have angrily rejected allegations that Russian hackers breached Qatar's state news agency and planted a fake story that led to a split between Qatar and other Arab nations. As thin...

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