• Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar, Gabon voices condemnation
Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar, Gabon voices condemnation

The United States, France and Russian Federation have called for dialogue while Turkey has defended Qatar and said it would further "develop" ties with Doha . Only five percent of those using the daily Goa-Qatar flights travel to other Gulf countries, an official said, and added that the majority travel to European countries and the US.

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  • New raids, 'several' arrests over London attack
New raids, 'several' arrests over London attack

Butt, 27, "was a British citizen who was born in Pakistan ", police said , while Redouane, 30, "had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan" and had also used the name Rachid Elkhdar. Britain has been on high alert since the recent attack on a concert by United States pop star Ariana Grande in Manchester , north-west England, in which seven children...

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  • UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar
UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar

As reported by the Guardian, tensions with Qatar's Gulf Arab neighbours have grown in recent years as part of a tussle for regional leadership. Egyptian media have been raging against Qatar as "a financial feeder of terrorism in Egypt , Saudi Arabia , Libya , Syria , and Yemen ".

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  • Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar
Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar

The U.S.is one of several countries offering to help. Only 10 per cent of its gas exports go to Middle East states, including the UAE and Egypt . Now, this might just be a big bluff that ends up with a climbdown that doesn't change much, but it looks real.

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  • Hales, Root lead England's march into semi-finals
Hales, Root lead England's march into semi-finals

Batting first, half centuries from Alex Hales , Jos Buttler and Joe Root steered England to 310 in the 49th over of the innings. Just last week, he had an expensive return of one for 82 during England's opening eight-wicket Group A win over Bangladesh at the Oval.

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  • Trump hails isolation of Qatar
Trump hails isolation of Qatar

He said "all reference pointed to Qatar" being a financial pathway for extremists. Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and other countries in the region have accused Qatar of funding terror groups and cozying up to Iran .

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  • US Condemns Attacks in Tehran, Extends Condolences to Iranians
US Condemns Attacks in Tehran, Extends Condolences to Iranians

Iran's Revolutionary Guards claimed the attack was linked to the meeting between Saudi Arabian leaders - who they regard as enemies - and Donald Trump . "They [hardliners] are very angry and will use every opportunity to grow in strength to isolate Rouhani", said one of them. It was the first attack in Iran claimed by Daesh, which had threate...

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  • Leaked NSA doc highlights deep flaws in US election system
Leaked NSA doc highlights deep flaws in US election system

If she's convicted, she could be sentenced to up to 10 years in prison. She's a good person. Prosecutors say victor admitted to intentionally leaking the document when she was arrested on June 3 in Georgia. "She's a patriot, and to see her maligned and slandered in the media is very disheartening". Winner's lawyer, Titus Thomas Nichols, decli...

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  • French UN Envoy : US 'on the wrong side of history' on climate
French UN Envoy : US 'on the wrong side of history' on climate

Trump's decision on the Paris accord provoked an angry response from other world leaders. Just a day after Trump's decision, mayors from across the country pledged to work locally and to advocate nationally for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House
Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told Reuters that the UAE could not rule out more curbs on bilateral business. S&P Global Ratings on Wednesday cut Qatar's credit rating by one notch to AA- and put it on watch for further downgrades after Gulf Arab states severed ties.

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  • Bomb kills 13, hurts 24 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility
Bomb kills 13, hurts 24 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility

Images and footage posted on social media showed the devastating impact of the blast, which ripped through the crowded area around Al-Faqma ice cream shop, scattering rubble across the street. Karrada was hit by a massive truck bomb in July 2016 that killed at least 324 people, the deadliest attack in Iraq since the US -led invasion of the country ...

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  • Trump says Arab leaders complained about Qatar
Trump says Arab leaders complained about Qatar

Ordinary Qataris were loading up on supplies in supermarkets, fearing shortages. In the wake of Trump's first trip overseas after taking office, Egypt , Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and broke off diplomatic relations.

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  • Piers Morgan apologizes to Ariana Grande
Piers Morgan apologizes to Ariana Grande

Fans turned out Wednesday evening for the resumption of United States singer Ariana Grande world tour in Paris, more than two weeks after it was interrupted by the Manchester suicide bomb attack. Katy Perry encouraged concertgoers to touch their neighbor to say "I love you". I encourage you to choose love, even when it's hard. There is nothing ...

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  • Trump suggests Iran bears some blame for attacks
Trump suggests Iran bears some blame for attacks

The attackers who stormed Tehran's parliament complex and the revolutionary leader's shrine were Iranian nationals who had joined the Islamic State group (IS), a top official said. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the ultimate authority in Iran, has long contended that the U.S.is not only responsible for creating ISIS, but actively helps the group p...

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  • Police name two London attackers
Police name two London attackers

So those concerns I think were in the public domain and highlighted as they should have been. "This vigil shows the people that did this that they can not divide us", he said."I think Londoners have pulled together like we always do and have handled this well, even though we all feel the pain".

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  • Flynn turns over documents to panel probing Russia, Trump
Flynn turns over documents to panel probing Russia, Trump

The handover comes in response to subpoenas submitted to Flynn's companies last month as part of the Senate committee's investigation into potential Trump campaign collusion with the Russian government. Flynn served as an advisor to the Trump campaign and then as National Security Adviser in the White House. Flynn is also facing scrutiny be...

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  • NSA to Jimmy Carter Zbigniew Brzezinski passes away
NSA to Jimmy Carter Zbigniew Brzezinski passes away

We are remembering my father tonight with the love of his life who inspired him and shared in his wonderful life over six decades. He served as a counselor to President Lyndon B. Michelle and I send our condolences to his beloved wife Emilie, and his children Ian, Mark and Mika. Brzezinski, during the early months of 1980, became convinced that n...

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  • Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as FBI director
Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as FBI director

An assistant attorney general from Georgia, Wray was nominated by George W. Bush to be United States assistant attorney general in 2003. In that role, he oversaw the Enron Task Force , among other corporate fraud matters. Wray now specialises in white collar law and internal investigations, according to the Justice Department site. The W...

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  • UK police release people arrested after London attack without charge
UK police release people arrested after London attack without charge

Zaghba, Pakistan-born British citizen Butt and Rachid Redouane , 30, who claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan, launched a murderous rampage around London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday night . Prime Minister Theresa May warned that the country faced a new threat from copycat attacks. In a strong criticism of May, Hilton said on social media...

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  • Missing Myanmar plane: Military aircraft carrying 105 people disappears
Missing Myanmar plane: Military aircraft carrying 105 people disappears

An aircraft of the Myanmar air force with 104 passengers aboard went missing Wednesday afternoon, confirmed the release of the Office of the Commander-in-chief of the Defense Services. The aircraft was on its flight from southern Tanintharyi region's Myeik to Yangon, said the release. All five crew died when an air force plane burst into flames s...

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