• Tehran Parliament Attackers Were Iranian ISIS Recruits, Says Top Official
Tehran Parliament Attackers Were Iranian ISIS Recruits, Says Top Official

Another headline on Javan's front page quoted a statement by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on the attacks: "We Will Take Revenge". "Repugnant White House statement and Senate sanctions as Iranians counter terror backed by USA clients", Zarif wrote on his twitter account June 8 referring to Trump's statement and the US Congress...

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  • Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after UK vote
Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after UK vote

Merkel acknowledged that "when there is a will to reach an accord, compromise solutions will have to be accepted ". Peña Nieto said Merkel's two-day state visit comes "at a crucial time for the world". Merkel praised Argentina's potential for the development of renewable resources and said Germany could use its experience to help develop them....

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  • John McCain's Weird Excuse For His Strange Questioning Of Comey
John McCain's Weird Excuse For His Strange Questioning Of Comey

The day before the hearing, Comey released his opening statement to the press, and it was a doozy. In a rambling, largely incoherent exchange with Comey , McCain attempted to draw a parallel between the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the Trump Russia investigation.

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  • UK Election: Theresa May to form government with DUP backing
UK Election: Theresa May to form government with DUP backing

Those values could come up in any power-sharing talks with the Conservatives . In Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon's Scottish National Party - which won all but three seats in the 2015 election - lost much of its base to the Scottish Conservatives , led by Ruth Davidson .

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  • Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS
Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

Civilians too have been caught in the crossfire, leaving hundreds of thousands displaced and thousands dead. The enclave covers mainly the Old City centre and three adjacent districts alongside the western bank of the Tigris river. "This isn't going to be quick, " he said. According to Hassan, a number of "safe exits" have been set up to allow ...

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  • Donald Trump: Happy to Speak 'Under Oath' to Refute James Comey
Donald Trump: Happy to Speak 'Under Oath' to Refute James Comey

There had been speculation that President Trump would offer his commentary on Comey's testimony in real time on Twitter, but he waited until early Friday morning to weigh in. The president has not yet publicly denied the specifics of Comey's accounts but has broadly challenged his credibility, tweeting last month Comey "better hope there are ...

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  • Police identify 3rd London attacker as terror investigation continues
Police identify 3rd London attacker as terror investigation continues

And now he has been identified as one of the three men who carried out Saturday's van and knife attack. The Metropolitan Police say the body was found Tuesday downstream from the bridge. Butt , 27, a British citizen who was born in Pakistan , featured in a controversial Channel 4 documentary previous year called The Jihadi Next Door, and was...

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  • Cyber attack hits Al Jazeera as Qatar row continues
Cyber attack hits Al Jazeera as Qatar row continues

Qatar on Friday rejected allegations of supporting individuals and groups blacklisted as "terrorists" by a bloc of Arab neighbours that has imposed an economic blockade on it amid a major diplomatic fallout . Sheikh Hamad took over as Qatar's emir in 1995 and expanded his nation's presence on the global scene through negotiating hostage relea...

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  • Iran says IS-claimed attacks killed 16
Iran says IS-claimed attacks killed 16

Many in Iran are asking how armed men managed to penetrate the several layers of security around the parliament complex, which is on a major road running through central Tehran . "Last year, they returned to Iran.to carry out terrorist attacks in the holy cities of Iran", the ministry added in a statement on state news agency IRNA .

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  • Trump accuses Qatar, Mideast host to U.S. troops, of funding terror
Trump accuses Qatar, Mideast host to U.S. troops, of funding terror

The countries also said they would eject Qatar's diplomats. Qatar vehemently denies such support. He added: "Doha now is completely isolated". Other names involving Egypt include more Brotherhood members and those once belonging to Gamaa Islamiya, an Islamist group that carried out a series of bloody attacks in Egypt in the 1990s before renounc...

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  • What triggered the implementation of the Qatar blockade?
What triggered the implementation of the Qatar blockade?

Kuwait is trying to mediate in the conflict and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday offered Washington's help in resolving the dispute, but Trump himself had not offered to become involved as a mediator until now. He demanded that Qatar , as well as the other nations, take steps to curtail support for terrorism. Captain Jeff Davis,...

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  • Trump declares 'total vindication' in tweet on Comey
Trump declares 'total vindication' in tweet on Comey

Trump's Twitter account had been quiet throughout Comey's testimony accusing the administration of spreading "lies". In his testimony and prepared seven-page statement for Thursday's hearing, Comey said that he'd taken the unusual step of making a written record of his conversations because he thought the president "might lie" about them late...

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  • Chapman experts explore the impact of withdrawal from Paris climate accord
Chapman experts explore the impact of withdrawal from Paris climate accord

As the largest per capita carbon emitter and economy in the world, the USA must commit to climate action. "This is a top priority for the people of Boston and the American people", said Boston Mayor Martin J. This week, Helena Commissioner Andres Haladay proposed a resolution saying the city will support the Paris agreement by joining the Mayors ...

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  • Trump fires back on Twitter: 'Comey is a leaker!'
Trump fires back on Twitter: 'Comey is a leaker!'

Barrett, a law professor at St. John's University in NY and an associate independent counsel during the Iran-Contra investigation in Ronald Reagan's presidency. Comey , however, did not make any major new revelations about any links between Trump or his associates and Russian Federation, an issue that has dogged the president's first months in of...

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  • In a credibility contest with Trump, James Comey is the obvious victor
In a credibility contest with Trump, James Comey is the obvious victor

Marco Rubio defended President Donald Trump during a widely publicized hearing with former FBI Director James Comey on Thursday. He said that Mr Trump demanded his loyalty and directly pushed him to "lift the cloud" of investigation by publicly declaring the president was not involved in the FBI probe into his campaign's ties with Russian...

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  • MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan begins
MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan begins "peace" fast

The farmers in UP have been closely following the agitations of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, considering the stirs as their roadmap for the future. on Saturday, fasting indefinitely for restoration of peace and will also run his government from the ground. Earlier, curfew was relaxed on Friday for the day in Mandsaur and Pipliamandi as...

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  • Qatar vows 'no surrender' in row with Arab states
Qatar vows 'no surrender' in row with Arab states

Turkey, also a key United States ally, criticized the decision by nine countries to sever diplomatic ties, according to the semiofficial Anadolu Agency. "The investigation team confirmed that the hack was carried out using innovative technological methods by exploiting an electronic gap on the website of the Qatar News Agency", the report said.

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  • US intelligence chiefs decline to discuss Trump contacts
US intelligence chiefs decline to discuss Trump contacts

Rogers, who also declined to talk specifically about his dealings with Trump , said that in his three years at NSA , "I have never been directed to do anything I believed to be illegal , immoral, unethical, or inappropriate". Trump fired Comey in May. Flynn resigned in February following reports that he had diplomatically engaged Russi...

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  • Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian: Italy intelligence source
Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian: Italy intelligence source

Police said they were trying to identify the third attacker. Eight people were killed during the attack on Saturday night - with french national Xavier Thomas named as the latest victim after his body was pulled from the River Thames last night.

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  • May to form minority government after election debacle
May to form minority government after election debacle

A formal agreement is yet to be reached. During this general election campaign, the DUP's Emma Little-Pengelly received the endorsement of the three biggest loyalist paramilitary organisations. "I suspect they will find themselves isolated on these issues in Westminster". Northern Irish political commentator David McCann told Buzzfeed News:...

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