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Global Oil price wobble amid Qatar diplomatic rift
Author: 0 Oil price wobble amid Qatar diplomatic rift

A third rival government is also based in Tripoli. The channel was praised for its coverage of the initial months of the Arab uprisings in 2011, but since then it has been transformed in the minds of many in the region into a tool for furthering Qatari foreign policy and promoting the views of Islamist groups that the monarchy has backed in recent years, including Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.

Author: 0 Putin dismisses U.S. claims about Trump, Russia and elections

MSNBC, Today and NBC Nightly News all broadcast previews of Sunday Night's big get, Kelly's sit-down last week with Russian President Vladimir Putin . Very skillfully and professionally shifted the blame, as we say, onto Russian Federation. The retired Lt General served as an adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign, and then served as his National Security Adviser in the White House for less than a month before he was sacked for what the administration said was lying about ...

Global Saudi, Arab states cut ties with Qatar; Iran blames Trump
Author: 0 Saudi, Arab states cut ties with Qatar; Iran blames Trump

It also accused Qatar of supporting what it described as Iranian-backed militants in eastern Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. "Based on the insistence of the State of Qatar to continue to destabilize the security and stability of the Kingdom of Bahrain, to interfere in its affairs, to continue the escalation and incitement of the media, and supporting armed terrorist activities, and financing groups associated with Iran to subvert and spread chaos in Bahrain in flagrant violation of all ...

Author: 0 May: Police know identities of London Bridge attackers

Seven people died on Saturday and dozens were injured, 21 of them critically, in the attack. "Inevitably on occasion, somebody will get through and be successful and on occasion, these people would have been known to the authorities before", said Dick.

Global Man arrested on south coast in Manchester bomb probe released without charge
Author: 0 Man arrested on south coast in Manchester bomb probe released without charge

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed there are now 11 men in custody for questioning of the 17 arrested as six people have been released without charge. The cordon was lifted at about 7.30pm after a lorry believed to be carrying the auto drove away. Police said the Royal Manchester Infirmary remained open but people were evacuated from Ronald McDonald House , which provides accommodation for families of patients at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.

Global Ariana Grande makes triumphant return to Manchester
Author: 0 Ariana Grande makes triumphant return to Manchester

Katy Perry was one of a number of world-famous artists to take to the stage, but it seems many people watching the event missed the significance of her specially-designed outfit for the evening. Her concert, a defiant stance against terrorism, came less than 24 hours after London, England's capital, was shook by another attack on Saturday night.

Global Qatar asks citizens to leave UAE within 14 days - embassy
Author: 0 Qatar asks citizens to leave UAE within 14 days - embassy

The UAE-based Emirates, Etihad, budget carrier flydubai, and Air Arabia have said they will stop flying between Dubai and Doha from Tuesday. Saudi Arabia's civil aviation authority said any carrier from a third country wishing to fly over the kingdom to Qatar would need to apply within a week for special permission.

Author: 0 Oil prices skid after Arab nations cut ties with Qatar

The Qatari statement said Abadi promised to accept a reciprocal invitation to visit Qatar "in the coming period", while adding that the two countries were working to re-establish an Qatari embassy in Iraq. But that raises a thorny question: How can the US -led air campaign include warplanes from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE if these governments will no longer allow their military representatives to be based or even visit the USA -led air war command? The UAE's Etihad Airways , ...

Global Canadian victim in London attack died in her fiance's arms
Author: 0 Canadian victim in London attack died in her fiance's arms

Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain needs her strong leadership "now more than ever" as Britain comes to terms with the terrorist attack that left seven people dead in central London on Saturday. After more than 20 people were killed in a bomb attack last month at a concert in Manchester, England, Trump condemned the assault as the act of "evil losers" and called on nations to band together to fight terrorism.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Bangladesh opt to bat against Australia

The ICC added: "We operate on advice from our tournament security directorate - in conjunction with the European Central Bank and relevant police and security authorities - to ensure that we can deliver a safe and secure event". Glenn Maxwell of Australia on the ground during the ICC Champions Trophy match between Australia and New Zealand at Edgbaston cricket ground on June 2, 2017 in Birmingham, England .

Author: 0 UAE, Saudi Arabia halt white sugar exports to Qatar - trade sources

The crisis comes after U.S. President Donald Trump's recent visit to Saudi Arabia for a summit with Arab leaders. "We certainly would encourage the parties to sit down together and address these differences". Qatar is home to the sprawling al-Udeid Air Base, which is home to the forward headquarters of the USA military's Central Command. "Neighbors are permanent; geography can't be changed".

Global Arab nations cut ties to Qatar over Iran relations, ISIS support
Author: 0 Arab nations cut ties to Qatar over Iran relations, ISIS support

U.S. President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia's capital city of Riyadh two weeks ago and called on Muslim nations to take the lead in resolving radicalization. At that time, travel links were maintained and Qataris were not expelled. Qatar, which will host the 2022 World Cup and is home to some 10,000 American troops at a major United States military base, criticised the move as a "violation of its sovereignty".

Author: 0 Politicians on campaign again after London terror attack

Jeremy Corbyn called for Theresa May to resign as Prime Minister over cuts to police numbers as the political fallout from the London Bridge terrorist attack dominated the General Election campaign. Britain's opposition Labour Party's leader Jeremy Corbyn gives a speech in central London. She also said an extra 1,500 armed officers were to be hired, but added "it is not just about resources; it is about powers".

Author: 0 Security barriers erected on London bridges after deadly attacks

Police said 11 people had been detained in a series of raids following the attack, in which three people rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and went on a stabbing spree in nearby Borough Market, a bustling area full of bars and restaurants.

Global Police criticised over bomb scare response
Author: 0 Police criticised over bomb scare response

He was quickly overpowered by the crew and other passengers who wrestled him to the floor and tied him up before the plane made an emergency landing at Melbourne Airport. Victoria Police also confirmed the incident, stating that "a man tried to enter the cockpit and threatened the safety of passengers and staff".

Author: 0 Trump renews feud with London mayor over terror attack

British police staged more raids Monday and detained an undisclosed number of suspects in connection with the weekend London Bridge attack in the heart of the British capital that left seven people dead and scores hurt. Trump's latest missive at Khan was part of several Monday morning tweeted statements from the president. Mr Khan, a Muslim, has previously criticised the president's travel ban, which is stalled in the courts but seeks to stop people from six mainly-Muslim countries.

Author: 0 Israel planned atomic explosion in 1967 war: Organizer

The Palestinians and the majority of the global community view settlements as unlawful and a major obstacle to a two-state solution, as they are built on land that the Palestinians want for a future state. The Israeli victory was followed by the spread of Jewish settlements throughout the occupied territories. The attacker was identified as Nouf Okab from the town of Ya'bad near Jenin.

Global Preds Return Home After 2-Game Loss In Pittsburgh
Author: 0 Preds Return Home After 2-Game Loss In Pittsburgh

The American, who also scored the game-winning, go-ahead goal in Game 1 , drew within two points (19) of the National Hockey League rookie record for points in a single playoff. Pontus Aberg scored the lone goal for the Predators, who were once again undone by a sudden barrage from the NHL's highest-scoring team. At the very least, he needs to go to a place where Jake Guentzel doesn't exist.

Author: 0 London terror attack: Canadian Christine Archibald 'died in her fiance's arms'

Police also shot a bystander as they killed the attackers, but said the person was expected to survive. She said it was "time to say enough is enough" and end the UK's "tolerance" of extremism. Speaking to the BBC's Asian Network, an unnamed man said one of the attackers had become more extreme over the past two years. Police officers yelled at people to run from the area, and blasts were heard as officers performed a series of controlled explosions.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn calls for Theresa May to resign

She said: "Before she was Prime Minister, Theresa May was Home Secretary for six years and presided over cuts to police, cuts to the number of armed officers, and a real-term cut in pay for intelligence personnel". When asked a second time if he wanted Mrs May to quit, Mr Corbyn replied: 'We've got an election on Thursday and that's perhaps the best opportunity to deal with it'.

Author: 0 Outrage as Trump targets London mayor after attacks

In a flurry of early-morning tweets , Trump challenged London Mayor Sadiq Khan for saying there was "no reason to be alarmed". The acting USA ambassador to Britain, Lew Lukens, threw his support behind Khan in a series of tweets which also praised the "extraordinary" response from Londoners and emergency services.

Author: 0 Nazarbayev condoles with Afghanistan over deadly blast in Kabul

However, "some bodies will probably never be found, they were torn to pieces", he said, adding that some of them were hardly identifiable. The NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) mission said Afghan security forces had blocked the truck before entering the heavily protected Green Zone where many foreign embassies as well as its headquarters are located, suggesting the explosion may not have reached its intended target.

Author: 0 Emirates suspends flights to Qatar amid regional rift

Efforts are being undermined because loans are rising faster than in Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E.as Qatar continues spending to finance building projects for the soccer World Cup . Egypt's Foreign Ministry accused Qatar of taking an "antagonist approach" toward Cairo and said "all attempts to stop it from supporting terrorist groups failed".

Author: 0 Memorial Day remembered at Wilmington National Cemetery

President Donald Trump honored America's military dead, expressing the nation's "boundless and undying" gratitude, at Arlington National Cemetery. Horton, a sniper sent to Afghanistan in 2011, died in a gun battle with the Taliban near the Pakistan border three months into his deployment.

Global Police name two men who carried out London attack
Author: 0 Police name two men who carried out London attack

After the attack police evacuated numerous survivors from Borough Market to Liverpool Street where they took witness statements and kept witnesses inside until Sunday morning. She said the U.K.'s national threat level remained at severe on Monday, which "means that a terrorist attack is highly likely". "She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every person was to be valued and respected", said her family, who live in Castlegar in British Columbia, in a statement.

Author: 0 Trump assails Justice Dep't court strategy on travel ban

A federal appeals court in Virginia also ruled against the administration, saying despite the changes, the revised ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination". "Ironically, it makes more hard the very thing that Trump was demanding: the reinstatement of his immigration order", Turley said. Omar Jadwat, who argued the case in the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, wrote that Trump's tweets amounted to "a promise: let me do this and I'll take it as license to ...

Author: 0 IRGC general killed in Iraq's Mosul

Security forces launched a large-scale military operation Saturday to take the remaining neighborhoods under ISIS control in western Mosul , the country's Joint Operation Command said. In 2014, ISIS took control of Mosul , Iraq's second-largest city. On Saturday, U.S. -backed Iraqi forces began a new offensive to recapture the Old City from three directions.

Author: 0 Brisbane woman missing since United Kingdom attacks

Ministers in the Tory government criticised Trump's tweets, and prime minister Theresa May defended Khan by saying he's doing an " excellent job " after the tragic events. "That's because they used knives and a truck!" President Donald Trump is again attacking London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Twitter. In the hours after the weekend attack, Trump had wrongly said Khan said there was "no reason to be alarmed" by the attack.

Global China Must Put More Pressure on North Korea: US Secretary of State
Author: 0 China Must Put More Pressure on North Korea: US Secretary of State

The Security Council imposed six rounds of sanctions on North Korea since 2006 in response to its five nuclear tests and numerous ballistic missile launches. arsenal. "U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate change pact offers the latest example of how the U.S. disregards global agreements to suit its selfish and short-sighted needs", it said.

Global North Korea says it will continue to develop nuclear program
Author: 0 North Korea says it will continue to develop nuclear program

Mattis and Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen affirmed the long-standing bilateral defense relationship between the United States and Singapore, Ross said, including countering violent extremism from terrorist organizations such as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Global Maldives and Libya join Arab nations to cut ties with Qatar
Author: 0 Maldives and Libya join Arab nations to cut ties with Qatar

Arab intelligence sources said the announcement by Saudi Arabia was coordinated with the Trump administration following the USA president's first overseas visit to Saudi Arabia, during which he endorsed the Saudi campaign to challenge Iranian interference in the Arab world.

Author: 0 London attack: Prime Minister says bridge attackers identified

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on Sunday night, although they provided no evidence for their involvement or details of the attack. "But we've still got some more inquires to do to be 100 percent confident of that". "A full investigation is underway, led by the Met's Counter Terrorism Command", Rowley said. Witnesses to Saturday's attack said the terrorists deliberately drove into pedestrians on London Bridge shortly after 10pm - in the same way as Westminster Bridge ...

Author: 0 Why the Energy Industry Is Split on the Paris Climate Accord

As of Thursday, America is beginning to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord . On Friday, a host of USA states , cities, and companies vowed to live up to the terms of the deal. "We will continue to lead", the letter promised. "I'm very disappointed. I am angry", Japanese Environment Minister Koichi Yamamoto told a news conference on Friday in an unusually frank tone.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn calls on Theresa May to resign over police cuts

General Election campaigning is returning at full throttle amid an escalating war of words over terrorism in the wake of the London Bridge attack. British Prime Minister Theresa May declined to comment on Monday (June 5) on how many extra seats in parliament she would need to win in order to have been justified in calling an early election.

Global Mosques and Muslim leaders 'united in disgust' after London Bridge terror attack
Author: 0 Mosques and Muslim leaders 'united in disgust' after London Bridge terror attack

At least seven people died and nearly 50 were injured when three attackers drove into crowds in central London before going on a stabbing spree. "Basically, not in my name, not in the name of Islam. Mrs May said the United Kingdom has made "significant progress" in disrupting plots and protecting the public since the emergence of the threat from Islamist-inspired terrorism.

Global Qatar vs Gulf countries: A timeline of the crisis
Author: 0 Qatar vs Gulf countries: A timeline of the crisis

Philippine Airlines on Monday said its regular flights to Qatar are unaffected by the diplomatic row between Qatar and four other countries in the Middle East. It has often been accused of being a funding source for Islamists, as has Saudi Arabia. "One is that Saudi Arabia felt emboldened after Donald Trump's visit, and Trump's administration has had a strong stance on Iran, which is backed by Qatar".

Author: 0 Police identify London attackers but names not released

London police said officers killed the attackers within eight minutes of arriving at the scene. Police raids continued on Monday, as British counterterrorism investigators searched two homes and detained "a number" of people. "He has more important things to do than respond to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context his remarks urging Londoners not to be alarmed when they saw more police - including armed officers - on the streets".

Author: 0 NATO chief: Trump's 'absolutely' committed to alliance

He failed to mention in the weekly address that this is through one of the largest arms deals in United States history - to the tune of $350bn over ten years - and the jobs created would be "highly skilled" per defence contractor Lockheed Martin.

Author: 0 London police arrest more suspects in bridge attack

May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism after three knife-wielding assailants rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby. Saturday night's rampage at the popular nightlife hub around London Bridge, by three men arriving in a van and wearing fake suicide vests, was the third deadly terror attack in Britain in three months and came only days before snap elections.

Author: 0 Corbyn calls on May to quit as UK PM

Asserting that Britain will continue to support military action to destroy ISISin Iraq and Syria, she said, "working with other democratic governments we will agreeways to regulate cyberspace and prevent the spread of extremism and terrorist planning online".

Global Cleveland Police Fire Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice
Author: 0 Cleveland Police Fire Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice

Within seconds Officer Timothy Loehmann stepped out of the passenger side and fired two shots, striking Tamir once in the abdomen. The death of Rice, who was African-American, came to exemplify the kind of complaints about excessive use of police force that have defined the Black Lives Matter movement.

Author: 0 Trump wants to 'stay engaged' on climate: Tillerson

On the worldwide stage, Mr Trump's decision to withdraw the USA from the deal drew notable outrage. Science is not a strong suit for President Trump , and he has in the past called climate change "a hoax" perpetrated by the Chinese. The 70-year-old Trump gave his decision a reality TV-style tease, refusing to indicate his preference either way until his announcement. Opponents of the pullout - said to include Trump's daughter Ivanka - had warned Washington's global leadership role was ...

Author: 0 British PM May says she does not predict election results

The Opposition leader was asked by ITV News " Rachel Younger if he held Mrs May "in any way' responsible and if cuts to the police contributed to the London Bridge atrocity. "Throughout my many years in politics I have always been very clear, I never set expectations of that sort and I never predict election results", May said, when asked by Reuters how many seats she would need to win to justify her decision.

Global Arab League chief regrets split between Arab states and Qatar
Author: 0 Arab League chief regrets split between Arab states and Qatar

SPA, citing a Saudi official stated that the country has made a decision to cut diplomatic and consular relations with Doha and close all land, aviation and sea ports. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Gulf states to stay united and work out their differences. On May 27, the country's ruling emir, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, called Iranian President Hasan Rouhani to congratulate him on his re-election.

Global Libya government cuts relations with Qatar
Author: 0 Libya government cuts relations with Qatar

Four Arab nations - Bahrain, Egypt , Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced on Monday that they were cutting off diplomatic relations with Qatar , as the tensions intensify in the region over allegations that the country is sponsoring terrorism.

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