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Gunshots reported inside parliament, Ayatollah Khomeini shrine

Gunshots reported inside parliament, Ayatollah Khomeini shrine

The Iranian Intelligence Ministry says it foiled a third attack and is asking people to avoid public transportation, state broadcaster IRIB reports. The Islamic State group claimed the attacks. It ...

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Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens Wednesday

The former director also describes a one-on-one dinner with Trump at the White House a few days after the inauguration. Trump's White House and its allies are crafting a strategy aimed at unde...

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Philippines crisis: Military launches air assault on ISIS-linked fighters

Philippines crisis: Military launches air assault on ISIS-linked fighters

A military helicopter hovers by a mosque as government troops battle with Muslim militants who continue to hold their ground in some areas of Marawi city for nearly a week Monday, May 29, 2017 in so...

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London terror: Ire over Pak-origin attacker, third terrorist is named

Police had named the other two attackers as Khuram Butt , 27, a British national born in Pakistan, and Rachid Redouane , 30, who had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. Butt did not fall into that ca...

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Iran Parliament attack: 4 terrorists killed in exchange of gunfire

Antonio Tajani, president of the European Parliament, said he "stands in solidarity with the President of Iranian Parliament and the Iranian people". The deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards...

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Saudi FM: Qatar measures taken with great pain

President Donald Trump is offering to mediate the Qatar diplomatic crisis by hosting the feuding countries for a White House meeting. Trump also says that unity among Gulf Cooperation Council countr...

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Comey Confirms: Trump Wasn't Under FBI Investigation

Among the encounters Comey describes is a January 27 dinner at the White House that he viewed as an attempt by the president to "create some sort of patronage relationship". Allegations that Trump had...

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London terror attack: Three terrorists responsible have been identified, says Theresa May

The first victim of the attack has been named as Canadian national Christine Archibald, who worked in a homeless shelter until she moved to Europe to be with her fiance. Director of National Intellige...

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Trump to nominate Christopher A. Wray as new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Chris Christie's personal lawyer during the George Washington Bridge lane-closing investigation. Wray emerged from a list of former prosecutors, politicians and law enforcement officials interviewed...

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General election 2017: Last push for votes in election campaign

But Mr Farron urged voters in seats where Liberal Democrats are challengers not to see the election as a two-horse race, but to "lend us their vote so that we can get out there and prevent Theresa ...

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Trump hung United States out to dry on Paris climate agreement

Trump hung United States out to dry on Paris climate agreement

The coalition continued: "In the absence of leadership from Washington , states, cities , colleges and universities, businesses and investors, representing a sizeable percentage of the USA economy, ...

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London Bridge attackers named

London Bridge attackers named

Armed police responded and within eight minutes had shot dead all three attackers. Butt was a British citizen, born in Pakistan, who "was known to the police and MI5", according to authorities. ...

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Travel ban needed for 'certain dangerous countries,' says US President

Travel ban needed for 'certain dangerous countries,' says US President

In a series of early morning tweets , Trump urged the Justice Department to ask for an "expedited hearing" at the high court and seek a "much tougher version" of the order temporarily blocking e...

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IS-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament, shrine kill 12

Soon after the assault on Parliament, another bomber detonated a suicide vest near the shrine of the republic's revered founder, Ayatollah Khomeini , a few kilometers south of the city, Zolfaghari sa...

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Hammer attack reported near Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Hammer attack reported near Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

According to local reports , the 40-year-old attacker told police he was a "solider of the caliphate", referring to the Islamic State. Hundreds of people were blocked inside the iconic 12th-century...

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Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis: White House

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah met Emirati officials in Dubai on Wednesday, a day after holding talks in Saudi Arabia aimed at resolving a diplomatic crisis with Qatar. The FBI recen...

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Iran Provides Food for Qatar in the Midst of Diplomatic Crisis

Other reports earlier said food had started to disappear from the shelves of stores in Doha, the Qatari capital, immediately after Saudi Arabia - which provides above 90 percent of Qatar's food su...

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Kuwait offers to mediate in Qatar crisis

They also praised the role of the State of Kuwait and its endeavours for a more stable future for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the Arab world. US President Donald Trump made his first ...

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Qatar Airways flights operations are as normal

With some Gulf countries imposing airspace restrictions on flights to and from Doha, Union minister Jayant Sinha on Tuesday said the government is working with airlines on how best to handle the fligh...

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Boys, 15 and 16, killed in North Lawndale shooting

Boys, 15 and 16, killed in North Lawndale shooting

The masked shooter exited a silver-colored vehicle with a rifle, according to police, and fired multiple rounds at the boys before getting back in the auto and fleeing the scene. Police say the three ...

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Syrian army pushes into Raqa province

Syrian army pushes into Raqa province

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces and its partners launched their offensive on Tuesday, the U.S. Central Command said in an emailed statement. In May, the Syrian government described the Kurd...

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Cleveland cop who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice fired

Cleveland cop who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice fired

The penalties cap a review process conducted by Cleveland's Critical Incident Review Committee, or CIRC, in the wake of Rice's death and the widespread protests it elicited. He shot Tamir in less ...

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Sri Lanka seeks worldwide help after deadly flooding, landslides

Sri Lanka seeks worldwide help after deadly flooding, landslides

The first ship will reach colombo tomorrow morning. Last May, Sri Lanka experienced severe floods in which at least a 100 people died. Indian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Taranjit Sandhu h...

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Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis - White House

Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis - White House

Trump publicly accused key regional ally Qatar of funding extremism, while tacitly backing a blockade of the emirate, home to the Al-Udeid Air Base near Doha where around 10,000 USA military personn...

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Rock am Ring festival given green light after security checks

Police told AFP searches at the three-day "Rock am Ring", held near the southwestern city of Koblenz were over. "Due to a terrorist threat the police have advised us to interrupt the festival", orga...

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Justice Dept. ending settlement payouts to outside groups

Justice Dept. ending settlement payouts to outside groups

It's hard to say what kind of cases could be impacted by the change and how. Such agreements were a feature of several US settlements with banks in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. It does not...

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12 arrested after deadly London terror attack; ISIS claims responsibility

The three men, who wore fake suicide vests, were shot dead by the police. Tales of heroism emerged, with one British Transport Police officer taking on the attackers armed only with his baton before...

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US Senate advances Iran sanctions bill, eyes new Russia sanctions

In addition to the sanctions on Iran, lawmakers are likely to add language that would impose sanctions on Russian Federation over its alleged meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, its involv...

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Trump Has One Simple Message For James Comey Ahead Of His Testimony

Sacked FBI Director James Comey has revealed that President Donald Trump asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . After firing Comey on May 9 Tru...

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Qataris banned from Qantas flights to Dubai - airline executive

Qatar hosts one of the largest U.S. military bases in the region. They suspended flights and sea travel to Qatar, ordering Qatari diplomats and citizens out. Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on J...

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Russian hackers 'planted false story' behind crisis between Qatar, Arab states

Trump met with leaders from Arab and Muslim nations there and he says Tuesday that "they said they would take a hard line on funding extremism". Trump wrote on Twitter. The Kuwaiti emir played a ...

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North Korea slams 'mean' targeted UN sanctions

The US has struggled to slow North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, which have become a security priority given Pyongyang's vow to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainl...

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Trump Deals In Saudi Arabia May Ultimately Be Less Than Advertised

The statement said restrictions that Persian Gulf neighbors have imposed on Qatari movements in and out of the region "have not impacted our air operations", including missions in Iraq, Syria and Afg...

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Justice Ademola resumes sitting after corruption trial

Justice Ademola resumes sitting after corruption trial

Ademola, who was suspended following allegations of corruption levelled against him by the federal government, resumed sitting on Wednesday. Justice Ademola was among the six judges recalled by th...

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British police confirm 8th person killed in London Bridge attack

Police yesterday arrested 12 people , among them seven women - all of them in Barking and other parts of east London . Redouane claimed both Libyan and Moroccan nationality. One of them, Khuram S...

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North Korea scolds Trump for withdrawing from Paris climate agreement

Mr Trump announced that the U.S. would withdraw from the worldwide accord last week, making American one of three countries in the world to not be a part of the framework. "But the bottom line is that...

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Manchester bomber's final calls to Libya investigated

Manchester bomber's final calls to Libya investigated

Ten men are in custody being questioned about possible roles in the blast while six people, including a woman, have been released without being charged. The detective stressed, however, that it is sti...

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Eighth person killed in London attack found in Thames river

Police said he also used the name of Rachid Elkhdar and a different date of birth that gave his age as 25. Two of the men who carried out Saturday night's terror attack in London have been named ...

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UAE yet to withdraw Qatar Airways licences

The alleged involvement of Russian hackers intensifies concerns by the US intelligence and law enforcement agencies. The U.S. officials say the Russian goal appears to be to cause rifts among the Un...

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Polls show Conservative lead dwindling one week before voting begins

Polls show Conservative lead dwindling one week before voting begins

Seven polls carried out since the May 22 Manchester attack have shown May's lead over the Labour Party narrowing . Since May called the election to strengthen her mandate when her party was set f...

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