• Qatar, US sign $12 b military deal amid gulf crisis
Qatar, US sign $12 b military deal amid gulf crisis

According to Bloomberg News, Qatar has signed to buy 36 F-15 jets. "We are pleased to announce today the signing of the letter of offer and acceptance for the purchase of the F-15QA fighter jets, with an initial cost of $12 billion dollars", said the Qatari Defense Minister Khalid Al Attiyah in his statement.

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  • May promises to listen on Brexit as queen presents government program
May promises to listen on Brexit as queen presents government program

Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday presented eight draft laws to take Britain out of the European Union in a legislative programme read out in parliament by Queen Elizabeth II . Former Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe said in February that the visit would take place in June and the force was preparing for "lots of pro...

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  • Turkey troops arrive in Qatar for long-planned drills
Turkey troops arrive in Qatar for long-planned drills

Qatar's ambassador to the US accused the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia of committing the same sins they're boycotting his country for, as the worst crisis among Gulf Arab monarchies enters its third week. Turkey has tense relations with Iran due to fundamental differences over Syria and Iraq but the two countries have steered away from...

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  • Donald Trump's United Kingdom visit will go ahead
Donald Trump's United Kingdom visit will go ahead

For now, details on how exactly the British government will do so remain sparse, but the speech does appear to signal preparations for a clean break with the EU . Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party have yet to form a pact to create a minority government. A DUP source said a deal was "certainly not imminent" as the talks "haven't p...

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  • Marina Wyatt Purchases 21 Shares of UBM Plc (UBM) Stock
Marina Wyatt Purchases 21 Shares of UBM Plc (UBM) Stock

The stock of Lookers PLC (LON:LOOK) earned "Buy" rating by Liberum Capital on Monday, October 19. Barclays PLC restated an "equal weight" rating and issued a GBX 650 ($8.28) price objective on shares of Hunting plc in a research note on Friday, March 3rd.

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  • Rani Rampal to lead Indian eves in HWL Semi-Final
Rani Rampal to lead Indian eves in HWL Semi-Final

Poor from India! It was a 2 on 1 situation and the first time ball finds a first-time finish from Pruijser. At the half time Scotland led by one goal as they had done in their match against India. He is not afraid to move from defence to attack and switch back with his energy, something India would need against a hard-working Malaysia. Harmanpr...

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  • Paul After Cop Who Killed Philando Castile Is Acquitted
Paul After Cop Who Killed Philando Castile Is Acquitted

During Yanez's trial, lawyers argued he panicked and lost control. Yanez, who is Latino, was acquitted of manslaughter on Friday. When he pulled Castile over, Castile immediately informed him that he was lawfully carrying a gun. After the officer was cleared of any wrongdoing, protesters took to the streets demanding justice for minoritie...

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  • Qatar row: US shifts tone as Turkish troops arrive in Doha
Qatar row: US shifts tone as Turkish troops arrive in Doha

Qatar top commercial bank executives have said that local banks possess sufficient dollar liquidity, pointing out that withdrawals were limited. Nauert added that Washington is puzzled that Gulf states have not released their demands or details about their claims against Qatar more than two weeks after the "embargo" started.

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  • Watch Tillerson, Mattis speak after welcoming Chinese diplomats, defense officials
Watch Tillerson, Mattis speak after welcoming Chinese diplomats, defense officials

Their remarks were a departure from a Twitter posting on Tuesday in which Trump suggested the USA was moving on to other options to confront North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's regime. "They have a diplomatic responsibility to assert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime if they want to prevent further escalation in the region",...

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  • NRA-backed candidate wins high-stakes election despite being grossly outspent
NRA-backed candidate wins high-stakes election despite being grossly outspent

Handel, an establishment Republican and former state secretary of state, defeated Democratic challenger and political novice Jon Ossoff by about five percentage points, multiple U.S. Republican operatives say that 98 percent of voters in the 6th District already had an impression of Pelosi when they conducted their first internal poll, and s...

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  • Prince Charles meets hero imam and worshippers at Finsbury Park mosque
Prince Charles meets hero imam and worshippers at Finsbury Park mosque

It was says Commissioner of UK Metropolitan Police Cressida Dick "quite clearly an attack on Muslims". Mr Ali had already been taken ill when a van was driven at him and a group of people gathered near the north London mosque after Ramadan prayers.

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  • House GOP stalls Iran, Russia sanctions, blames procedure
House GOP stalls Iran, Russia sanctions, blames procedure

Senate near unanimously last week has run into a procedural problem that could prevent a quick vote in the House of Representatives, congressional aides said on Tuesday. The measure would apply terrorism sanctions to the country's Revolutionary Guards and enforce an arms embargo. But Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the Republican chairman of th...

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  • Dem loss in Georgia special election underscores challenges
Dem loss in Georgia special election underscores challenges

Rep. Joe Crowley of NY, chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, said that there are 71 districts that will be more favourable for Democrats to contest than the one in Georgia . What exactly it is, and whether they can fix it, will be debated in the weeks and months ahead. And while they managed, compared to 2016 results, to narrow Republican ca...

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  • Escalation in Syria: US Downs Syrian Plane, Iran Launches Missiles at ISIS
Escalation in Syria: US Downs Syrian Plane, Iran Launches Missiles at ISIS

On Sunday, Iran lobbed ballistic missiles at IS targets in eastern Syria, the first such attack it has carried out anywhere since at least 2001. The two countries support opposite sides in the conflicts in Syria and Yemen. Guard spokesman Gen. Ramazan Sharif told The Associated Press on Tuesday the force's "local sources and drone films say t...

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  • Littleton police officer reported missing during mountain climbing outing in Russian Federation
Littleton police officer reported missing during mountain climbing outing in Russian Federation

According to the page, Beare's family and friends are working with professional climber Don Bowie, of Canada, to organize a private search team of highly trained and experienced mountain climbers and rescuers. Beare and bring him back to his family safely", Coffman wrote in a letter that also was sent to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Steven B...

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  • UK Parliament Holds Minute Of Silence For Victims Of Recent Attacks
UK Parliament Holds Minute Of Silence For Victims Of Recent Attacks

London's police chief says detectives are still trying to determine the cause of the death of a man who died during the attack near Finsbury Park Mosque. Simpson wept as she told Mahmoud that Osborne's van attack on worshippers leaving prayers just after midnight, leaving one person dead and 10 injured, was un-Christian and un-British.

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  • Trump returns to Iowa and unhappy independent voters
Trump returns to Iowa and unhappy independent voters

McConnell says Republicans will have a "discussion dr". A second conservative, Mike Lee, R-Utah, complained about not seeing the legislation despite being on the working group of senators assigned to craft it. "Not only would this repeal risk the health of women and their babies, it would result in increased medical costs overall", he said. The sta...

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  • Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds
Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds

The auto, a maroon sedan, appeared to have crashed into the median separating the eastbound and westbound lanes of the Skyway, CBS Chicago reports . She was shot several times in the body, police said. After the man got out, the vehicle kept moving. The shooting took place at 88th and the Skyway going eastbound. Police and Illinois Department o...

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  • Mattis vents United States frustration over North Korea
Mattis vents United States frustration over North Korea

A June 21 report in Britain's Telegraph noted that senior officials from China and the United States would meet that day to discuss North Korea's military ambitions, amid concern that the communist state is preparing for a sixth nuclear test.

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  • GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling
GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling

While a draft of the bill is expected to be released Thursday, Senate Republicans have yet to disclose concrete details about the bill's exact terms, including whether funding will be awarded to Planned Parenthood, a women's health organization that, in addition to other programs, provides abortion services.

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