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US, Kuwait step up efforts to end Qatar blockade

Anxious residents have responded to the crisis by emptying grocery stores in the capital of Doha , and Saudi Arabia has blocked trucks carrying food from entering the country across its only land bor...

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US spy planes help Philippine troops quell siege

Marines began the clash early Friday when military forces targeted a group of militants holding civilians hostage and the fighting continued through Saturday. At least 20 civilians and about 138 milit...

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DUP backs deal to support Tory government

The Tories needed 326 seats to win another majority but they fell short and must rely on the DUP to continue to rule. "A grubby deal for a coalition of chaos", Tom Watson, deputy leader of the Lab...

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London terror attack: another arrest and another death

Xavier Thomas was walking along the bridge with his girlfriend, Christine Delcros, on Saturday night. The French national's body was found in the Thames river, London Metropolitan Police said. Spe...

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Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results

Labour won 262 seats in the General Election, but the Conservatives remain the largest party in Parliament with 318 seats. She plans to lead a minority government with the support of Northern Ireland'...

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Trump blasts Qatar for funding terrorism

June 8: Apparently having been told that Qatar is an ally which hosts both CENTCOM and a huge USA military base, Trump offers up Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to mediate the dispute. "Nation...

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US special forces join Filipino troops in Marawi

US special forces join Filipino troops in Marawi

The military said the U.S. is providing technical support to end the siege of Marawi by fighters from the so-called Maute group, which took over large parts of the city late last month. Military cas...

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UK Election: Theresa May obtains Queen Elizabeth II's permission to form cabinet

UK Election: Theresa May obtains Queen Elizabeth II's permission to form cabinet

Former chancellor George Osborne, sacked from the Cabinet by Mrs May and now editor of the Evening Standard, told ITV: "Clearly if she's got a worse result than two years ago and is nearly unable to f...

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Conservatives, DUP agree to 'confidence and supply' deal on government

Conservatives, DUP agree to 'confidence and supply' deal on government

May's aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , announced on Saturday that they had quit following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party. May's authority over her party was shattered by t...

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British PM's top aides quit after election disaster

British PM's top aides quit after election disaster

Timothy said he had resigned on Friday after the result was confirmed, and took responsibility for the Conservative manifesto, including a botched plan for elderly social care that caused a major back...

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'Heroic' nurse Kirsty Boden died helping people London Bridge

Two Australians were stabbed in the neck, while Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the government had "very real concerns" about another two citizens who may have been caught up in the attacks. "Yo...

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Syrian Army, Allies Reach Iraqi Border: Commander

Syrian Army, Allies Reach Iraqi Border: Commander

The development, if true, would mean Russian-backed pro-government forces have blocked the path of US -backed opposition forces advancing north along the Iraqi-Syrian border, in the direction of the ...

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Pakistan waging 'undeclared war' against Afghanistan: Ghani

Afghanistan also wants to build strong political and economic ties with its neighbors. However, in the present environment with Afghans so disunited, such a scenario appears equally unworkable. Referr...

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Trump strikes back, says Comey lied

Nearly 20 million people tuned in to what pundits nicknamed " Washington's Super Bowl", as they watched former FBI director James Comey testify over three hours that Russian Federation had meddl...

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Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn

The former Conservative cabinet member, who quit as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions a year ago, praised the Prime Minister, saying that by the end of the campaign the public will see her as...

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United Nations understands it can no longer bully Israel

Challenged by a questioner during her address at Geneva's Graduate Institute of worldwide and Development Studies, Haley said the Trump administration was not "gonna commit today whether we're gon...

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Iran arrests 41 ISIS takfiri terrorists — Intelligence Ministry

At least 17 people died. This week's attacks at parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini have exposed shortcomings among the Revolutionary Gua...

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Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

He plans to use the vote over the Queen's Speech at the end of June as his next attempt to topple May, who is barely clinging to power following the destruction of the Tories' majority at the ballot...

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Author eats his book on live TV after wrong UK poll prediction

On May 28, the University of Kent professor, in a tweet, had bet that he would eat his book if Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party got 38 per cent votes in the United Kingdom polls. "I am a man of my words...

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Israeli panel discusses plans for settlement expansion

Almost 1,000 Israelis were killed and roughly 4,500 were injured in the 1967 war that saw Israel's army seize 5,900 square kilometres of the West Bank , the walled Old City of Jerusalem and more than...

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London attack: Third London Bridge attacker named

London attack: Third London Bridge attacker named

The efforts on identifying the third attacker are ongoing, police said. When May called the election in April, her Conservatives led in opinion polls by 20 points or more. King's College Hospital is...

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Donald Trump offers 'support' to Theresa May after polls setback

Those flaws were skilfully exploited by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , a veteran grassroots activist who hammered away at May as cold and uncaring. "I hope we never hold referendums on anything ever...

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Brexit talks should start when Britain ready - European Union negotiator

The European Council president warned on Friday that the United Kingdom faces a firm deadline to complete talks and that delays in starting talks might raise the risk of failing to reach a deal. "Two ...

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Iran arrests 8 people suspected of supporting Tehran attacks

Iran arrests 8 people suspected of supporting Tehran attacks

More than 40 people were wounded in the attack. He said those arrested had a safe house in the Kurdish city of Kermanshah in the northwest of Iran . That clip is the so-called message from the Teh...

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Saudi on alert after ISIS threatens terror attack

Iranian police say they have arrested several suspects in their investigation into the attacks on parliament and the tomb of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, who led the 1979 revolution against the USA -b...

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Qatari ambassador responds to Trump in tweetstorm

A separate report in Saudi Press Agency on Saturday acknowledged US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's call for Qatar to curtail support for terrorism . Earlier, at the State Department , Tillerso...

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London Bridge Bombers Had a

London Bridge Bombers Had a "Stockpile of Petrol Bombs" in Van

People sit outside the George pub in Borough High Street, London , one week after the terrorist attack on nearby London Bridge and Borough Market , Saturday, June 10, 2017 . LONDON-One of the t...

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Britain's Conservative Party Loses Majority; May Faces Calls to Resign

After being granted approval, May is now moving to form a minority government with the Democratic Unionist Party . The shock result and the prospect that the European Union will now be negotiatin...

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Iranian minister slams Trump's

Iranian minister slams Trump's "repugnant" response to Tehran terror attacks

Authorities have raised the death toll in a pair of Islamic State group attacks on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader to 17 people killed. State TV broadcast the ceremony live....

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United Kingdom gov't agrees outline deal with DUP for support - PA

United Kingdom gov't agrees outline deal with DUP for support - PA

The DUP claimed that party links with the organisation had ended in 1987. Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street. They were replaced by Gavin Barwell, a former housing minister who lost his seat...

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Seven suspects arrested for helping militants carry out Tehran attacks

On Friday, the Intelligence Ministry announced that it had detained 41 suspects in Tehran and the western Kurdish provinces. The terrorist organisation, in the video, first threatened Iran and then ...

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Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP talks continue

The Conservatives now plan to reach a so-called confidence and supply agreement with the DUP , which would involve it supporting a Conservative minority government on key votes in parliament but not ...

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Paris Residents Uncertain Of Outcome In French Parliamentary Election

Paris Residents Uncertain Of Outcome In French Parliamentary Election

That could translate to as many as 400 seats in the 577-seat chamber. Mr. Macron's predecessors Francois Hollande in 2012, Nicolas Sarkozy in 2007 and Jacques Chirac in 2002 all won outright majorit...

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Sessions to appear before committee

Sessions to appear before committee

The committee "is the most appropriate forum for such matters, as it has been conducting an investigation and has access to relevant, classified information", he added. I am also deeply concerned ab...

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Theresa May Top Aides Resign After Disastrous Election

Davidson, who led her party to its best result for three decades, winning 13 seats in Scotland, said she had sought and received assurances from May on the issue. If she is to succeed in delivering ...

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Trump ignores secy's call for calm, 'scolds' Qatar

Qatar is home to the largest USA airbase in the Middle East , making it a key ally in the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. "We are in favor of resolving any disagre...

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Daesh leader Baghdadi reported killed: media reports

Daesh leader Baghdadi reported killed: media reports

The leader and founder of Islamic State's (ISIL), Ibrahim Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, was allegedly killed by an airstrike in Raqqa City, reported Syrian State TV this morning. "SDF fighters are still com...

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Car carrying pilgrims falls into canal in India; 10 killed

Car carrying pilgrims falls into canal in India; 10 killed

Police said that all bodies have been recovered. As per reports, the incident took place on Sunday morning when an Innova vehicle lost control and fell into a river. While, the driver was identified...

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New arrest made, as police release more details on London Bridge attack

After crashing their hired van into railings, they first went off on their own to attack people, then regrouped to rampage through Borough market. Pakistan-born British citizen Khuram Butt , the L...

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Trump slams Qatar for funding terrorism

Tillerson sat a few feet away from Trump in the Rose Garden as the president put the blame squarely on Qatar. But in language common to the three countries' announcements, the UAE said it drew ...

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