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Qatar's ties with Iran and Islamist groups

Conde, who is president of Guinea which has close ties to Saudi Arabia, said in a letter to King Salman he had observed with "sadness" the feud between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours, which he descri...

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Trump goes on the attack after Comey testimony

He fell out of contention after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein approached him about taking over the Russian Federation probe. "I'm not going to speculate on what [Trump] will or will not d...

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President Trump said United Kingdom election results were 'surprising'

President Trump said United Kingdom election results were 'surprising'

Mrs May has struggled to reassert her authority after losing her parliamentary majority in last week's snap election, which she had no pressure to call. I didn't sign up to other stuff. Such an agre...

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Iran's 4th Food Shipment Sent to Qatar

Last summer, Barca's own fan base called for the club to cut ties with Gulf state Qatar, which included a petition signed by over 60,000 people. "People from across the region - not only from Qatar,...

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May's top 2 aides quit after election criticism

May's top 2 aides quit after election criticism

The Conservative Party failed to win a majority in the general elections where the Tories emerged as the largest party but couldn't reach the magical figure of 326 seats needed to form government in...

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Trump Seeks 'Much Tougher' Travel Ban

Trump Seeks 'Much Tougher' Travel Ban

President Trump tweeted on Monday that he prefers to call the measure a " travel ban" as opposed to "some politically correct term". The travel ban, which Trump says is aimed at preventing attac...

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French far-left leader decries low voter turnout

His fledgling Republic on the Move! - contesting its first-ever election and fielding many candidates with no political experience at all - was on course to deliver him a legislative majority so cru...

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Qatar Airways profits hit $540 million before Gulf crisis

Regardless, the alleged comments are just a small part of a much deeper rift, which stems from Qatar's support for regional Islamist groups like the Muslim Brotherhood, as well as its relatively warm ...

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Sigmar Gabriel: Gulf crisis could lead to war

Gas has helped transform the tiny emirate into one of the richest countries in the world, fuelling its rise into a major regional player and helping fund huge infrastructure projects such as the 2022 ...

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Iran arrests nearly 50 after deadly Tehran attacks

Iran arrests nearly 50 after deadly Tehran attacks

Iran says it has killed the alleged mastermind of twin attacks last week claimed by the Islamic State group. He added that the arrested terrorists had given up a lot of valuable information. It adde...

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Tehran terror attack mastermind killed

Tehran terror attack mastermind killed

It said they returned to Iran in August under the command of an Islamic State leader and escaped when authorities initially broke up their extremist cell. Another Islamic State militant featured i...

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Ireland's DUP may spell more trouble for British PM

Ireland's DUP may spell more trouble for British PM

Numerous key cabinet posts have already been declared as unchanged from the previous government, including Philip Hammond as Chancellor of the Exchequer, Amber Rudd as home secretary, Boris Johnson as...

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Majority Opposes Trump Exit From Paris Agreement

Donald Trump , who repeatedly describes climate change as a hoax, on the other hand said that he is open to negotiate a new climate deal which is more fair to the U.S. On Trump's executive order f...

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Puerto Rico residents vote to become 51st US state

A hero to thousands whose supporters include South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Lopez Rivera said last week he was turning down the honor and would instead attend "not as an honoree but as a hu...

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U.S. secretary of state calls for easing of Qatar blockade

U.S. secretary of state calls for easing of Qatar blockade

Tillerson said the blockade was hindering the US-led campaign against the Islamic State group and having humanitarian consequences for ordinary people. This will come as a relief to the more than 11...

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Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar

Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar

The news of Qatar's ransom comes after Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain , and a powerful military leader in Libya all severed ties with Doha . A Turkish delegation woul...

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Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed

Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed

Iranian authorities have arrested as many as 41 people suspected of links to the Islamic State group which claimed the terror attack on Wednesday, according to the Iranian interior ministry. The Islam...

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Arab Countries Issue List Of Qatar-Linked 'Terrorists' Rejected By Doha

Arab Countries Issue List Of Qatar-Linked 'Terrorists' Rejected By Doha

He also pointedly asked Saudi Arabia and others to ease their blockade on Qatar . More than 11,000 US and coalition forces are at the base, from which more than 100 aircraft operate. Al-Thani also re...

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Edith Fuller, 6, is National Spelling Bee's youngest-ever competitor

Edith Fuller, 6, is National Spelling Bee's youngest-ever competitor

Rohan Sachdev, 14, an eighth-grade student at Carnage Middle School in Raleigh, was among 40 finalists who qualified based on performance in this week's preliminary rounds. An Abilene teen is in our...

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Murder charges possible in deadly 'Ghost Ship' fire

Murder charges possible in deadly 'Ghost Ship' fire

The Alameda County District Attorney said on Monday that prosecutors have filed felony criminal charges stemming from the deadly Ghost Ship warehouse fire past year in which 36 musicians and art...

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UK Election 2017: May fall short of majority in June

UK Election 2017: May fall short of majority in June

The result ended his career and shocked Europe. The pound lost more than 2 cents against the dollar. To reach a majority, a party has to secure 326 seats - while the Conservatives have secure 310 ...

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Gulf leaders trade barbs as Qatar dispute shows no let-up

Gulf leaders trade barbs as Qatar dispute shows no let-up

With backing from U.S. President Donald Trump , they accuse Qatar of supporting their regional arch-rival Iran as well as Islamist militants. Qatar's official overseer of charities denied on Sunday...

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N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories

In this situation when British political dynamics is undergoing major changes, May has made a decision to strike a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), raising many eyebrows...

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Pakistan to become center stage of trade activities after SCO membership: Sartaj

Pakistan to become center stage of trade activities after SCO membership: Sartaj

Modi stressed on coordinated efforts to fight the menace of terrorism, including radicalisation, recruitment, training and financing of terrorists. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif also singl...

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Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament

A defiant Prime Minister Theresa May vowed Friday to form a new government to lead Britain out of the European Union despite losing her majority in a snap general election and facing calls to r...

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French president calls on Putin to protect gays in Chechnya

French president calls on Putin to protect gays in Chechnya

The US spy agencies also say RT and Sputnik were major players in Russia's attempt to influence the election. Putin said the two leaders assess many issues similarly and their relations could be "qual...

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Passengers Stop Man Trying to Storm Cockpit of Airliner in Australia

Passengers said heavily-armed police personnel wearing camouflage gear and helmets entered the plane about 90 minutes after it landed and arrested the man. According to a statement released by the a...

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Trump Contradicts Tillerson Line On Blockade Of Qatar Within Hours

Trump Contradicts Tillerson Line On Blockade Of Qatar Within Hours

The combined message was that Qatar should end its links to extremist groups while also urging all parties to work toward a solution. The al-Jazeera headquarters in Doha , Qatar. Among the 18 Qata...

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Theresa May and inner circle face backlash from furious Tory MPs

Theresa May and inner circle face backlash from furious Tory MPs

The Democratic Unionist Party, which increased its representation at Westminster from eight to 10, signalled it was ready to discuss working with Tories on issues such as Brexit and keeping the United...

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Trump's lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey

Trump's lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey

The Maine Republican said Comey was wrong to leak his private conversation with the president. The plans come after Trump broke his silence on Twitter today and posted, "WOW, Comey is a lea...

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Qatar foreign minister: No one has 'right to blockade my country'

Qatar foreign minister: No one has 'right to blockade my country'

The Sheikh also rejected a "military solution as an option" to end the crisis, claiming that Doha , despite any sanctions against it, could survive "forever". Blessed by Saudi Arabia and the UAE, f...

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Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks at a Conservative party election campaign event in Durham, England, on June 6, 2017. Former chancellor George Osborne predicted that Mrs May could ...

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Stop funding terror, teaching hate: Trump to Qatar

Stop funding terror, teaching hate: Trump to Qatar

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain issued statements welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump's demand the previous day for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism, while ignoring a U.S. "The nation of Qatar, unfor...

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Theresa May to form government with DUP backing

Theresa May to form government with DUP backing

Sky said the DUP, which won 10 seats in Thursday's election and could help May's Conservatives hit the 326 seats needed for a majority, were considering a so-called "confidence and supply" arrangement...

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Greek PM congratulates Labour's Corbyn on election result

Greek PM congratulates Labour's Corbyn on election result

A stony-faced May, speaking on the doorstep of her official Downing Street residence, said on Friday the government would provide certainty and lead Britain in talks with the European Union to secu...

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