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by | June 11, 2017 | 00:26

The attacks on Wednesday on Iran's parliament in Tehran and the tomb of its revolutionary leader killed at least 16 people and wounded more than 40. Iran supports a number of Shiite Muslim militant groups and political parties, such as Lebanon-based Hezbollah, which the USA has deemed a foreign terrorist organization.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:20

The first problem of Qatar with its brothers is not portraying Iran, the centre of Shitte followership, as the Devil's Empire. The hope, says al-Yahya, "was that things would be different under the new emir, Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, whom Hamad appointed after he abdicated in 2013".

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:52

The vote came just days after five Arab countries cut their ties with the gas-rich country over accusations that it supported terrorism. "On the other hand, Turkey is very concerned that if Qatar succumbs to pressure, inevitably Qatar will re-evaluate its relationship with Turkey ".

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:57

IS claimed responsibility for the assaults, and threatened more against Iran's Shiite majority. A boy is evacuated during an attack on the Iranian parliament in central Tehran , Iran, June 7, 2017. That drew fire from Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who tweeted: " Repugnant WH (White House) statement... as Iranians counter terror backed by U.S.

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:39

Another potential problem for Constand is the fact that there had been some sexual overtures by Cosby before the night of the alleged assault. "Mr Cosby never disclosed to me that he was interested in a romantic interaction with me", said Ms Constand , dressed in a white jacket and a light blue top.

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:27

Trump said he helped plan the move against Qatar, although a senior administration official told Reuters earlier this week that the USA had no indication from the Saudis or Emiratis during the visit that they would sever ties with Qatar. Tillerson told reporters at the State Department that the crisis, which has cut transportation links and trade, had begun to hurt ordinary people in Qatar, impaired business dealings and harmed the USA battle against the Daesh (so-called IS) militant group.

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:48

Katie Perrior , former communication chief for May, told the Associated Press that Timothy and Hill were "great street fighters but poor political leaders". She's reached an agreement with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party. Senior DUP officials arrived in London last night to begin the negotiations.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:07

Comey's testimony , according to Trump , also showed that he had not attempted to obstruct justice in conversations the two officials held. The GOP still needs Donald Trump if it has any hope of accomplishing its legislative agenda and winning elections, and it's going to take more than James Comey's testimony to shake them .

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:03

This unfortunately took an ugly turn earlier last week when five farmers were killed and eight others were injured in police firing. Police stopped Gandhi and a slew of top Congress leaders outside Mandsaur that has been scorched by angry agitations with several vehicles burnt and buildings torched.

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:14

Trump on Friday accused Qatar of being a "high level" sponsor of terrorism in remarks made shortly after his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, pushed Qatar's Arab neighbours to "immediately take steps to de-escalate the situation". Qatar will pay the Ashcroft Law Firm $2.5 million (2 million pounds) for a 90-day period as the country seeks to confirm its efforts to fight global terrorism and comply with financial regulations including U.S.

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:36

The Tories were irked further by May's omission to mention the colleagues who lost their seats in her Friday speech outside 10 Downing Street - which she had to backfill later in a recorded video statement from inside the building, saying she was "particularly sorry for those colleagues, MPs and ministers who lost their seats and didn't deserve to".

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:16

The words "travel ban" do not appear in the filing, and the only time the Justice Department uses the phrase "Muslim ban" is to say the executive order was not one. Jonathan Turley, a law professor at The George Washington University who has said the administration's immigration order is legal, said Trump's references to it as a "travel ban" in his tweets undermine the justice department's defense of it.

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:14

A win would open a seven-point lead over Austria and Wales , who play current group leaders Serbia later on Sunday, but forward Jon Walters said: "We know even if we get a win tomorrow, there are some very hard games coming up - Wales away, Serbia - we have got to play everyone again".

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:05

Iraq's fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group has been the largest and the longest operation against the extremists in the almost three years since they overran a third of the country. Civilians too have been caught in the crossfire, leaving hundreds of thousands displaced and thousands dead. "This isn't going to be quick, " he said.

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:11

At least 13 people were killed in twin attacks on the government building and burial site of Iran's religious leader. The Sunni Muslim militants of Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks on the Shi'ite Muslim state. On Thursday, Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavai said investigators were working to determine whether Saudi Arabia had a role Wednesday's attacks but said it was too soon to say if that was the case.

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:33

President Trump said he would be "100 percent" willing to provide his version of the story under oath. Comey testified Thursday that he memorialized a February conversation he had with the president in which Mr. The president also recirculated another defence of his actions posted on Twitter by Alan Dershowitz , a Harvard Law School professor emeritus who has advised the Trump team on Middle Eastern policy.

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:39

Following a hung parliament in the snap election she called, Mrs May has said she plans to form a minority government to deliver Brexit and will take part in the negotiations on 19 June. "It's hard to see, if these numbers were right, how they (the Conservatives) would put together the coalition to remain in office", said Osborne. One of the lessons from the election has been that the Conservative party is not well-liked, especially its current leader.

by | June 10, 2017 | 22:51

Mueller, also a former FBI chief, was one of Comey's mentors at the bureau. During his testimony former FBI Director James Comey said he is "sure" Trump is being investigated for obstruction of justice by special counsel Robert Mueller .

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:39

Police Officer Sequeta Williams surrendered herself to the Philadelphia Police Department's Internal Affairs Unit Friday after an internal investigation, police say. "Clearly he knows he was in a struggle with a violent guy prior to that". Ross said he wants to make sure the cop followed department protocol , which states an officer should only shoot a fleeing suspect if they are a suspect in a "forcible felony", Ross said.

by | June 10, 2017 | 22:45

In Tuesday's test, an interceptor missile was launched from Vandenberg and intercepted a simulated threat missile over the Pacific Ocean launched from Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands . It was the first live-fire test against a simulated ICBM for the Ground-Based Missile Defense (GMD). While North Korean scientists could be tweaking them - for instance, developing a new solid-fuel short-range missile - the North tests these shorter-range missiles much less than it does its less ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:23

Kuwait's emir is working to mediate the Gulf crisis around Qatar , which is home to a major USA military base and is the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Saudi Arabia and three other countries on Friday published a list of individuals and groups that, they allege, have links with Qatar over "terrorism", reported Bloomberg .

by | June 10, 2017 | 22:29

Meanwhile U.S forces in Afghanistan released a statement and confirmed the death of Afghan border soldiers during overnight operations in Helmand . U.S. Special Operations forces had been working alongside Afghan commandos to conduct counter-Islamic State operations in the mountains of Achin .

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:20

She will "reflect on what we need to do in the future to take the party forward" after the result, she added.The UK voted for a hung parliament after shock losses for the Conservatives in the 2017 general election . With almost all votes counted, the Conservative Party has 318 seats, according to the BBC . May's party won 318 seats, eight short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority.

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:01

Comey made a decision to call Trump's bluff and gave the memo documenting his February 14 meeting at the White House to Columbia law professor Daniel Richman, who then described its contents to a New York Times reporter. The testimony painted a devastating picture of an untrustworthy president, who at best unknowingly shred the norms of office by pressing Comey on a probe into Russian election meddling, and at worst may have criminally obstructed justice.

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:13

But what they produced was more mixed signals as President Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson contradicted each other in separate statements about the tiny Emirate, which happens to host the largest US air base in the Middle East .

by | June 10, 2017 | 22:24

May suffered a humiliating blow as the " snap election " Thursday spectacularly backfired . She said that the most senior Cabinet members would retain their role , including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Treasury chief Philip Hammond.

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:49

Check back for updates. The Italian authorities are saying that their work did not stop here though, with Corriere Della Sera reporting that they tipped off the British about the possible risk posed by Zaghba, who subsequently travelled to London to work in a Pakistani restaurant.

by | June 10, 2017 | 22:28

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have suggested that the attack was linked to Saudi Arabia . "In this case, since we do not want to make slogans and unsubstantiated remarks, it is early to say that it was from the Saudi Arabia". Iranian authorities tend to make significant understatements: President Ahmadinejad, for example, once compared worldwide sanctions imposed on the country in connection with Iranian nuclear program to "mosquito bites".

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:33

Police released details of their investigation Saturday as they appealed to the public for information, saying that showed Khuram Butt , believed to be the plot's ringleader, originally tried to rent a 7.5 ton truck. Commander Haydon said police were seeking to find out more about the "unusual knives". British police said Zaghba had not been a subject of interest for them or the domestic intelligence agency MI5 before he and two others launched their attack.

by | June 10, 2017 | 22:18

Western officials say most such attacks stem from personal grudges and cultural misunderstandings rather than insurgent plots. Scores of people mostly civilians were killed and injured following a string of attacks in the capital Kabul , Herat and Khost provinces, Xinhua news agency reported.

by | June 10, 2017 | 21:58

Anti-Brexit forces, too, had a successful night. It drew strong support from young people, who appeared to have turned out to vote in bigger-than-expected numbers. The talks were set to officially begin on June 19. Conceding to her dashed hopes of a landslide win, May earlier said: "My resolve is the same that as it has been".

by | June 10, 2017 | 21:58

Prime Minister Modi and Xi are here in the Kazakh capital to attend the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). The two leaders met in Astana , on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit.

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:01

Mr Timothy and Ms Hill announced their resignations this lunchtime with messages of support for Mrs May to continue as Prime Minister. The following afternoon, Timothy revealed he had quit in a blog post on the ConservativeHome website, saying "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign" and citing the way May's so-called "dementia tax" had been handled as one of his regrets.

by | June 10, 2017 | 22:58

The 45-year-old Frenchman, Xavier Thomas , has been missing since the night of the terrorist attack on London Bridge . London's Metropolitan Police said Saturday that they arrested a 27-year-old man and a 28-year-old man overnight in east London on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism.

by | June 10, 2017 | 22:41

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani was in Moscow today after talks in Germany yesterday. Aircraft that fly out of Qatar - including fighter jets, drones and refueling planes - can be relocated to a number of other bases in the region including in Iraq, Turkey, Kuwait and Bahrain and off aircraft carriers, the officials said.