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Qatar to take legal action against Gulf states

The coordinated move suggests the Gulf states are seeking to lessen the humanitarian impact of their June 5 severing of ties with Qatar, in retaliation for what they call its support for terrorism and...

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Iran arrests 8 suspects over Tehran terror attacks

The Iranian security forces arrested 41 members of Daesh terror group (outlawed in Russia), in four provinces across the country, the Iranian Intelligence Ministry said in a statement on Friday. T...

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Britain's May seeks deal with Northern Ireland party to cling to power

Britain's May seeks deal with Northern Ireland party to cling to power

But May, facing scorn for running a lacklustre campaign, was determined to hang on. The main opposition Labour Party took 262. The shock result thrust Northern Ireland's centre-right DUP into the ...

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How Long Can Theresa May Hold On as Prime Minister?

How Long Can Theresa May Hold On as Prime Minister?

In a hint at the approach she wanted, she said: "It is about making sure that we put free trade at the heart of what it is we seek to achieve as we leave". Theresa May's grip on power appears far f...

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Theresa May and inner circle face backlash from furious Tory MPs

Theresa May and inner circle face backlash from furious Tory MPs

But Labour said they were the "real winners". And after that, she never really recovered. But after a poor campaign and an unexpectedly stiff challenge from the opposition Labour Party under lea...

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Theresa May's closest aides resign amid 'regrets' over Tory election campaign

Mrs May was working on a Cabinet reshuffle, expected to be limited in extent as the election result means she can not afford to have disgruntled former ministers sniping at her from the backbenches....

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Respect Ramadan rules, non-Muslims in Oman advised

Respect Ramadan rules, non-Muslims in Oman advised

This year has already begun with some bad news involving Muslims: two girls were harassed for being Muslim (only one of them actually was) in Portland by a white supremacist, and their defenders were ...

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Could France's Macron get landslide victory in parliamentary elections?

Could France's Macron get landslide victory in parliamentary elections?

The conservative The Republicans party and its allies trail with about 20 percent, ahead of the far-right National Front on about 17 percent. While elections in the lower house of parliament's 577 c...

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Qatar tells Gulf residents they are free to stay

Iranian traders have exported four food shipments to Qatar via an Iran Air cargo Boeing 747, after Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain boycotted Doha , a spokesman for the Iranian flag carrier...

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US Special Forces Join Battle for Marawi in Philippines

US Special Forces Join Battle for Marawi in Philippines

This ranged from his threat to pull out of an Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement and joint military exercises and a vow to kick out a small contingent of US forces stationed in Western Mindanao, w...

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Afghan policemen killed in USA 'friendly fire' air strike

Afghan policemen killed in USA 'friendly fire' air strike

One US soldier was wounded and has been evacuated for medical treatment. This incident is under investigation. A Taliban spokesman claimed the shooter was a part of the militant group and had kill...

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Theresa May is a dead woman walking — George Osborne

The former Tory Chancellor, who is now editor of the Evening Standard, said he was angry that the Conservatives had gone "backwards" as the party failed to win a majority in last week's election . "I...

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Tillerson Calls for Middle East Countries to Ease the Qatar Blockade

Gabriel stressed that "this is the hour of diplomacy" as he vowed to "do everything, along with our European friends, to ensure that this conflict does not further escalate ". Bahrain joined Saudi Ar...

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Sen. Angus King's Heated Exchange With Intelligence Officials

Sen. Angus King's Heated Exchange With Intelligence Officials

The sources said Coats concluded after the meeting that Trump's suggestion that he intervene with Comey's investigation would be inappropriate. White House officials had weighed trying to block Co...

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May's top aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resign after election

Timothy said in a blog published on the ConservativeHome website that he had stood down on Friday and he took responsibility for the policy program in the Conservative manifesto. And I want to encou...

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Formula One: Vettel confident but says Hamilton was 'better man'

Formula One: Vettel confident but says Hamilton was 'better man'

Sebastian Vettel headed a Ferrari 1-2 in this morning's practice session, and such was the confidence of the Maranello pair they watched the final couple of minutes of the session from the comfort ...

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President Trump to face journalists in news conference following explosive Comey testimony

Although Comey was under oath during his public hearing, the latest statement released by the Department Of Justice ( DOJ ) contradicts his testimony . When asked by MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski in 20...

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Trump On Comey Hearing:

Trump On Comey Hearing: "No Collusions, No Obstruction, He's A Leaker"

Democrats, along with some Republicans, on the committee will use the hearing on Thursday to press for further details of any attempts by Trump to blunt the Russian Federation investigation. Four co...

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British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet

British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet

He wrote on the ConservativeHome site: "The reason for the disappointing result was not the absence of support for Theresa May and the Conservatives but an unexpected surge in support for Labour "....

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Gas giant Qatar Petroleum says unaffected by Gulf crisis

Five Iranian cargo planes arrived in Doha on Sunday with food supplies as sanctions placed by the neighboring Gulf states have started to hurt Qatar. Notably, while he criticised Qatar, he thanked S...

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Burt Ward pays tributes to Adam West

The West family also issued a statement on Facebook: "There are no words to describe how much we'll miss him". His death was confirmed on his official Twitter account with a post credited to the W...

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AG Sessions to testify Tuesday at Senate intelligence panel

In a letter to Senator Richard Shelby on Saturday, Sessions has written that his decision to appear comes in light of last week's testimony by fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James...

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London attackers had Molotov cocktails, tried to hire truck

London attackers had Molotov cocktails, tried to hire truck

The men were also wearing hoax suicide belts consisting of plastic water bottles wrapped in grey duct tape. In the back of the white Renault van used in the attack officers found wine bottles filled w...

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Top two aides to British PM May quit

Top two aides to British PM May quit

Amid mounting criticism of her campaign and leadership, joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resigned. May's party won 318 seats, 12 fewer than it had before May called a snap electio...

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European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

May, who became prime minister after Britain's June 2016 referendum on leaving the European Union, called the election three years early in a bid to strengthen her hand in the looming Brexit negotiati...

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UK premier strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

At a press conference today, DUP leader Arlene Foster was vague about a working relationship with May's Conservatives . In 2015, Northern Ireland health minister and DUP senior member Jim Wells...

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Three US soldiers killed in Afghan 'insider attack'

Three US soldiers killed in Afghan 'insider attack'

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says in a statement that a Taliban loyalist had infiltrated the Afghan army "just to attack foreign forces"....

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Backed Syrian force launches battle to capture Raqqa

Backed Syrian force launches battle to capture Raqqa

He warned that the fighting will be "fierce because Daesh [Isil] will die to defend their so-called capital". In one of the most consequential aftermaths of the six-year-old civil war, the Islamic ...

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Marches against Islamic law draw opposition

Sharia is a legal and philosophical code derived from Islamic scripture and tended to guide observant Muslims. "I mean it's really clear that even though they're hiding as anti-sharia these are actual...

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Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue

Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue

Rescued by Queen Mary en route to Halifax. His boat, the "Tamarind", suffered severe damage but he was not injured, according to the Royal Western Yacht Club (RWYC). On its website, the RWYC, whic...

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