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Biggest Middle East ports shun Qatar as Saudis tighten isolation

Trump , who made cutting terrorist funding a centrepiece of his trip to Saudi Arabia in May, said he was responsible. While Trump, too, shares the Saudi and UAE goals of weakening hardline Islam...

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Passenger group warns against privatizing air traffic control

Much of the push to reform stems on the technological level, where many groups feel that the FAA has inadequate technology compared to what is already available and being used by many airlines aroun...

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Trump suggests ally Qatar funding extremism, backs Gulf blockade

Qatar is home to the biggest USA airbase in the Middle East , Al-Udeid, where some 10,000 military personnel are stationed. Egypt, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates also said they were cutting ...

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Oklahoma reaches REAL ID deadline; officials hoping for an additional extension

Oklahoma reaches REAL ID deadline; officials hoping for an additional extension

The grace period goes into effect on Wednesday. The grace period for eight states was set to run out today, but the Department of Homeland Security has extended it by one month. In fact, the departm...

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Kashmir: Curfew, restrictions continue in Valley to maintain law and order

Reports said that there is a heavy deployment of forces and curfew like restrictions in Pulwama , Shopian, Anantnag, Tral and other parts. District Magistrate Srinagar said in view of the prevail...

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John Oliver Blasts 'F--king Egomaniac' Trump for Leaving Paris Climate Accord

John Oliver Blasts 'F--king Egomaniac' Trump for Leaving Paris Climate Accord

U.S. President Donald Trump announced U.S. withdrawal from Paris Agreement on climate change on June 1, 2017. President Donald Trump said last Thursday that he was exiting an global climate ...

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Siding against ally Qatar, Trump injects US into Arab crisis

For now, Federation Internationale de Football Association is predictably sidestepping detailed questions about the impact of the storm caused by Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab...

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Philippine Police Identify Manila Casino Attacker

He then poured gasoline on a number of gaming tables and slot machines and set them on fire before heading to the stockroom where cash and casino chips were kept. "The work of ISIS is more cruel, brut...

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Saudi Arabia: Qatar must stop supporting Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood

Al Jazeera , one of the largest news organisations in the world, has always been a source of conflict between Qatar and its neighbours, who accuse the broadcaster of bias and fomenting trouble in th...

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Drought-hit Cape Town braces for gales, flash floods, mudslides

Drought-hit Cape Town braces for gales, flash floods, mudslides

This image, showing wind gusts, illustrates the position of the storm south-west of Cape Town at 4pm on Tuesday. Schools will reopen on Thursday when the storm is expected to have subsided. Accordin...

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Australia confirms 2 citizens dead in London Bridge attack

Australia confirms 2 citizens dead in London Bridge attack

She was one of many who selflessly put themselves in danger's way. The first Australian casualty to be confirmed was Kirsty Boden , a nurse from South Australia who died while she was running towar...

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Britain's May says raised terrorism question at Saudi visit in April

Britain's May says raised terrorism question at Saudi visit in April

Another question was whether the mounting crisis would impede regional unity on fighting the Islamic State group and other extremist threats in the region, although USA military and diplomatic officia...

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Comey expected to refute Trump, sources say

Comey expected to refute Trump, sources say

In one memo, Comey described a dinner with Trump at the White House a week after the inauguration in January. Comey will tell the Senate Intelligence Committee that he never gave any such assura...

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Syrians in Raqqa face mines, snipers by Islamic State

A few months ago, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces ( SDF ), an alliance of Kurds, Arabs and Assyrians, started an operation dubbed the Euphrates Wreath, against IS in Raqqa's countryside. Th...

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Theresa May Distances Herself From Donald Trump Over London Mayor Criticism

Theresa May Distances Herself From Donald Trump Over London Mayor Criticism

In a follow-up tweet, he added: "We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people. If we don't get smart it will only get worse", he continued before dire...

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Comey Expected to Refute Trump

The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee's open hearing will feature officials closely tied to President Donald Trump's abrupt firing last month of Comey, which sparked accusations that the Republican...

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Police reveal names of London attackers

Police reveal names of London attackers

British police have named the third London Bridge attacker as 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba and said he is believed to be an Italian national of Moroccan descent. "There's an election on Thursday, th...

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Police identify perpetrators of London Bridge terror attack

Police identify perpetrators of London Bridge terror attack

He appeared in a Channel 4 documentary entitled "The Jihadis Next Door" about British extremists that was broadcast a year ago, British media reported . "We in this country have faced a terrorist t...

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Shooting reported inside Iran Parliament; three gunmen hold people hostage

News agencies ISNA and Fars said three people had been shot, including at least one security guard. Armed men have opened fire at the Iranian parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini in t...

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Acting US Ambassador To China Resigns Over Ditching Of Climate Accord

President Trump will be remembered decades from now as setting the US on a new path of prosperity by leaving the Paris agreement on the ash heap of history where it belongs. officials said Monday. T...

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Trump schedules speech during Comey testimony

The CIA director, Mike Pompeo, was also allegedly in the room when Mr Trump made the request. The Times , which first reported on Comey's request to Sessions, said it came after Trump had asked C...

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Paris' Notre-Dame's Assailant Reportedly Said, 'This is for Syria'

Collomb said that police found kitchen knives and a hammer on the suspect. French gendarmes and police stand at the scene of a shooting incident near the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris , France, ...

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United Kingdom police stop sharing information on Manchester attack with USA after le

United Kingdom police stop sharing information on Manchester attack with USA after le

Eight men are in custody now after a man and a woman were released without charge, Greater Manchester police said in a tweet. No one has yet been charged in the bombing, the AP reported. However, Se...

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British Police Search Address In London Bridge Attack Probe

British Police Search Address In London Bridge Attack Probe

The second attacker was Moroccan-Libyan Rachid Redouane, with the third still to be identified. As details about Butt emerged, however, they prompted questions of whether he could have been stopped ...

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AP source says Comey told boss about Trump worries

AP source says Comey told boss about Trump worries

Rather, one source said that Comey is expected to tell senators that he never assured Trump he was not under investigation, because such assurances would have been improper. Ousted FBI Director James...

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British prime minister calls Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor

British prime minister calls Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor

In London Mayor Sadiq Khan's first real jab at the president after Trump took Khan's post-terrorist-attack reassurances to Londoners out of context, he told Channel 4 news on Monday: "I don't th...

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Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

I'm very happy - an awesome season, we've won trophies. The prolific forward scored twice as Madrid became the first team in the Champions League era to defend the trophy thanks to a 4-1 beating of ...

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Afghanistan Blames Haqqani Network in Pakistan for Deadly Kabul Bombing

The Haqqani network are a particularly brutal insurgency group which closely cooperates with the Taliban. "People leave home to fetch a loaf of bread for their children and later that evening, their...

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Cuomo, Pelosi urge defeat of NY's GOP congress

Cuomo, Pelosi urge defeat of NY's GOP congress

And while he never mentioned President Trump by name, he targeted two Trump supporters in particular: Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence, and Rep. John Faso, R-Kinderhook. John Faso and Chris Collins for ...

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North Korea rejects new sanctions, to pursue nuclear program

North Korea rejects new sanctions, to pursue nuclear program

On Friday, the U.N. Security Council unanimously approved adding 14 North Korean individuals and four North Korean companies or organizations to its blacklist over the country's weapons program. "It i...

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This documentary footage shows London Bridge attacker confronting police in central London

This documentary footage shows London Bridge attacker confronting police in central London

Foreign affairs minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that a French citizen was killed in the attack , although he is yet to be named. Seven people died in Saturday night's terrorist attack on the Lond...

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Notre-Dame attacker lunges at cop with hammer in dramatic video

Notre-Dame attacker lunges at cop with hammer in dramatic video

His motives remain unclear but he seemed to be acting by himself and it didn't seem like a very well planned attack. Tuesday's attack had parallels with one in April when a militant shot dead one po...

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Two charged in Ghost Ship fire that killed 36

Two charged in Ghost Ship fire that killed 36

District Attorney Nancy O'Malley said the men "knowingly created a firetrap with inadequate means of escape" and may face up to 39 years in prison if they are found guilty, The Associated Press repor...

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Trump lashes out again at response from London mayor to terror attack

Trump lashes out again at response from London mayor to terror attack

Trump said he had spoken with British Prime Minister Theresa May to express America's "unwavering support" and offer USA assistance as the British government works to protect its citizens and bring ...

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Saudi minister says Qatar must end support for Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood

Saudi minister says Qatar must end support for Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood

Qatar is home to the biggest U.S. military air base in the Middle East, with about 8,000 personnel based at al-Udeid. Speaking earlier to the BBC , Thani responded to Trump's tweets , denying an...

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Confirmed: 2 Australians Killed in the London Terror Attack

Confirmed: 2 Australians Killed in the London Terror Attack

Grave concerns are held for 21-year-old Queensland woman Sara Zelenak who disappeared at London Bridge on Sunday and is still missing. The Australian nanny, 21, has been missing since the Lon...

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US suspects Russian hackers planted fake news behind Qatar crisis

Yemen, the Maldives and Libya's eastern-based government also cut ties . When asked about the Saudi arch-rival in the region Iran , Jubeir called it "an aggressive and hostile state" that would pr...

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Corbyn trying to shed rebel image to win UK election

Corbyn trying to shed rebel image to win UK election

With just two days to go to the June 8 General Election , Conservatives have stepped up their assault on Jeremy Corbyn , denouncing him as "muddled-headed" on terrorism and weak on Brexit . He has ...

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Donald Trump dismisses Jared Kushner-Kremlin claims as 'fake news'

Donald Trump dismisses Jared Kushner-Kremlin claims as 'fake news'

Other White House officials have come to Kushner's defense as well, including national security adviser H.R. McMaster, who said he was "not concerned" by the reports , and Secretary of Homeland Sec...

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Indian-origin gay minister Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland PM

Indian-origin gay minister Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland PM

The 38-year-old leader will be taking over as the Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister), later this month when the new session of the parliament begins. Varadkar came out as gay in 2015 during the buil...

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