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Author: 0 Iran: 5 Tehran Terrorists Had Fought for Islamic State

In a statement published Thursday, Iran's Intelligence Ministry said the five men responsible for ISIS's first major attacks in Iran operated within a network led by "high-ranking Daesh commander" Abu Aisha, referencing the Arabic-language acronym for ISIS.

Global Media Syrian army, allies in southeast Syria reach Iraqi border: pro-Assad commander
Author: 0 Syrian army, allies in southeast Syria reach Iraqi border: pro-Assad commander

The evening news broadcast on Al-Manar TV, which belongs to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, hailed the advance of the pro-government forces, and the Hezbollah fighters embedded with them. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor, said dozens of pro-regime forces had arrived at the point on the Syria-Iraq border around 70 kilometres north of At-Tanaf, which is on the Syria-Iraq border.

Author: 0 Trump offers to host summit on Qatar crisis

As the leading power in the Middle East, the US relies on a web of basing access that enables its power projection. Six other governments also have suspended diplomatic ties. "The decision to scale down the diplomatic representation means the [Qatari] ambassador leaves the country in days", a Jordanian official said. Several countries followed suit.

Global Media London Bridge attacker visited Pakistan four years ago
Author: 0 London Bridge attacker visited Pakistan four years ago

And on March 22 this year, five people were killed when a man rammed his auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London before stabbing a police officer outside parliament. He changed, she said, when he went to Britain about a year ago and was seduced by radical views propagated on the internet. "What happened? How can he possibly be on a Channel 4 programme and then committing atrocities like this?'", Johnson said on Sky News.

Global Media Who Is Really Behind The Qatar Crisis?
Author: 0 Who Is Really Behind The Qatar Crisis?

Though Trump again said countries must eliminate funding streams for terror groups, the White House said he focused on the need for the region's various US allies to stick together. Turkish exporters have also pledged to provide food and water to Qatar if needed. Qataris have also come under fire for their alleged support for ISIS and al-Qaeda though Saudis have been accused of sponsoring the two terrorist groups as well.

Global Media Congress demands resignation of MP CM over Mandsaur firing
Author: 0 Congress demands resignation of MP CM over Mandsaur firing

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on his way to Mandsaur . Earlier, the Madhya Pradesh government denied permission to Gandhi to visit Mandsaur . Police said seven cases were lodged and 62 people detained in connection with the violence. Sporadic incidents of clash between police and farmers were also reported from other districts.

Global Media MP farmers' protest: Mandsaur collector, police chief removed
Author: 0 MP farmers' protest: Mandsaur collector, police chief removed

The home minister had earlier blamed some "anti-social elements" for the deaths. In another development, the Madhya Pradesh Government has removed and transferred Mandsaur Collector Swatantra Kumar Singh and District Superintendent of Police (SP) Omprakash Tripathi for their reported inability to contain and control the farmers' protest that led to the deaths of five farmers' earlier this week.

Author: 0 Third London Bridge Terror Attacker Named As Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba

Rowley said it was probable they had worn them to ensure they were killed by police. A second man, who is in his 30s, was arrested on Tuesday evening, with the Garda saying it was also related to Redouane. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan speaks to reporters at the London Ambulance Service headquarters at Waterloo, central London , Tuesday June 6, 2017.

Global Media London Imams: Attackers Denied Islamic Funeral Prayers
Author: 0 London Imams: Attackers Denied Islamic Funeral Prayers

Seven people were killed and almost 50 others were wounded in the Saturday night rampage. The attack, in which a van was deliberately driven into pedestrians on London Bridge and the three men in the van then ran amok with knives, stabbing passers-by, took place less than two weeks after the bomb attack in Manchester and just over two months after an Islamist attack in Westminster at the heart of parliament.

Author: 0 Zarif meets senior officials at SCO summit

Modi thanked Xi for supporting India to join the SCO and said that the two countries should respect each others core interests and appropriately manage differences, according to the Chinese foreign ministry post. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif along with his delegation attended the meeting of the Heads of State Council of SCO. Founded in Shanghai in 1996, the group comprised China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia , Tajikistan and Uzbekistan till the Astana Summit.

Global Media Iran supreme leader: Attacks fuel hatred toward US, Saudis
Author: 0 Iran supreme leader: Attacks fuel hatred toward US, Saudis

The U.S. statement , which expressed grief for the victims, concluded with the phrase "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote ". In the wake of the attacks, Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard also released a statement implying that the US and Saudi Arabia were to blame .

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby involved in water bottle incident during Game 5

If the Penguins can break the pattern of home teams having won each game, they'll take it back to Pittsburgh as the first team to win back-to-back championships since the 1998 Detroit Red Wings . "We know we've got to win one road game and then a home game to boot". It was Malkin's 10th goal of the playoffs and his postseason-leading 27th point.

Author: 0 Arab nations add names to terror list amid Qatar dispute

The list is an opportunity for Qatar "to change direction away from petulance and escalation", after the list of Qatar-linked "terrorists and terror groups" was issued by Saudi Arabia , the UAE , Bahrain and Egypt, Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, said on his twitter account, Xinhua reported .

Global Media Iran arrests dozens of IS 'agents'
Author: 0 Iran arrests dozens of IS 'agents'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad-Zarif called it "repugnant" on Twitter and said the Iranian people "reject" the statement . "Iranian people reject such USA claims of friendship". Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had initially played down the attacks, describing them as "firecrackers" that "will not have the slightest effect on the will of the people".

Global Media 13 marines killed as militants laying siege to Philippine city
Author: 0 13 marines killed as militants laying siege to Philippine city

The conflict began after militants seized large parts of Marawi on May 23 following a botched raid on a suspected hideout of Isnilon Hapilon , the Philippines' most wanted terrorist. He cited "strong indications" but gave no further details. One of the main Islamist factions dug in around the heart of the city is the Maute group, a relative newcomer amid the throng of insurgents, separatists and bandits on Mindanao.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia, Allies Issue Qatar-Linked 'Terrorism' List

Western officials long have accused Qatar's government of allowing or even encouraging the funding of some Sunni extremists, and the Qatari government has openly supported the Palestinian militant group Hamas . Qatar's foreign ministry thanked the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the British National Crime Agency for cooperating in the investigation, without elaborating.

Global Media Hussain Nawaz says no plan to contest election
Author: 0 Hussain Nawaz says no plan to contest election

To a question, he said no one can be punished on the basis of suspicions and doubts. "But, If I am summoned again, I will appear to fulfil [my] legal obligations", Hussain said after he appeared before the Panamagate JIT for a fifth time. "If any evidence is put forth then action should be taken against the accused", said Hussain Nawaz. On a question regarding his plans to step into elections, he said he has no immediate plan to contest elections.

Global Media McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness
Author: 0 McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness

Comey , unlike the testimonies yesterday, seemed more than willing to answer everyones questions, and when a questions were asked that he felt his answers may not be appropriate for the open session, he stated that. This investigation was under way - still going when I was sacked. MCCAIN: "That investigation was going on. You reached separate conclusions", McCain stated.

Author: 0 May Struggles to Hang On as Election Plunges Britain Into Political Chaos

SNP leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said it had been a disappointing night for her party, which lost seats to the Conservatives , Labour and the Liberal Democrats . In a letter to the PM congratulating her on her reappointment, he said the two-year time frame set out under Article 50 of the European Union treaties left no room for delay.

Author: 0 What's a hung Parliament? Implications of the UK election

May's Conservative Party won the most seats overall in the House of Commons , but fell well short of a majority. The Labour party and DUP have worked together in the past, but the latter joining hands with Labour was ruled out due to Corbyn being its leader: Corbyn has always been associated with DUP's rival in trouble-torn Northern Ireland politics, Sinn Fein .

Global Media Nurse Killed in London Bridge Attack 'Ran Towards Danger'
Author: 0 Nurse Killed in London Bridge Attack 'Ran Towards Danger'

The sister of missing 32-year-old James McMullan , who is British, said he is believed to have died in the attacks because his bank card was found on one of the bodies. "Last night in London , my baby brother, lost the love of his life on the London Bridge", she said. Ms Zelenak has not been seen since the attack after she became separated from friends on Saturday night.

Author: 0 Indo-Pak tensions a challenge for SCO

INDIA and Pakistan on Friday joined the SCO with Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserting that unless strong and coordinated efforts are made, the issues of radicalisation and financing and training of terrorists would be impossible to address, in a veiled dig at Islamabad.

Author: 0 Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

The pound fell sharply in early trade on Friday after a British election exit poll showed Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party falling short of a majority, likely resulting in a hung parliament . The Conservatives needed to win 326 seats to secure a parliamentary majority. Movements in other major currencies like the dollar, euro and yen were limited, also having taken in stride a testimony by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, which was initially ...

Global Media US urges Arab nations to ease blockade of Qatar
Author: 0 US urges Arab nations to ease blockade of Qatar

Just under two hours later, President Donald Trump called on Qatar to stop funding of groups that commit terrorism, saying the Gulf nation had historically done so "at a very high level". "We want you back among the unity of nations". Efforts to resolve a diplomatic dispute pitting Saudi Arabia and its allies against Qatar intensified yesterday, after Washington offered to mediate the biggest crisis to grip the Gulf in years.

Global Media Comey says circumstances in firing him is confusing
Author: 0 Comey says circumstances in firing him is confusing

Questioned about Comey's central claim that Trump told him to drop the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into his former national security advisor Michael Flynn , Trump responded: " I didn't say that ". "He is a good guy I hope you can let this go". Trump also denied asking Comey for a pledge of loyalty during one of a string of private meetings.

Global Media North Korea says it has tested new anti-ship missile
Author: 0 North Korea says it has tested new anti-ship missile

SEOUL , South Korea (AP) - North Korea said Friday it has test-launched a new type of cruise missile capable of striking USA and South Korean warships "at will", as South Korea found a suspected North Korean drone near the tense border between the rivals.

Global Media Nikki Haley admits that Trump believes the 'climate is changing'
Author: 0 Nikki Haley admits that Trump believes the 'climate is changing'

Trump has repeatedly described climate change as a hoax , on one occasion in 2012 saying it was a concept "created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. Former Secretary of State John Kerry slammed President Donald Trump on Sunday for pulling out of the 2015 Paris Climate Accord. Bloomberg told French leaders the US remains committed to the Paris treaty.

Author: 0 Trump to Take Questions at News Conference One Day After Comey Testimony

During his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, Comey testified that Trump asked him for his loyalty and asked him to end the Flynn probe. "There were things Comey said in his testimony that were not true". "No collusion, no obstruction", Trump told a White House press conference in reference to the twin controversies dogging his administration - accusations his aides colluded with the Russian effort to tilt the vote, and that he sought to block a ...

Author: 0 France confirms death of second citizen in London Bridge attack

Khuram Shazad Butt, left, Rachid Redouane, centre, and Youssef Zaghba , 22, right, have been identified as the London Bridge attackers . Three assailants were shot dead by police on Saturday as they carried out a stabbing spree in London's Borough Market , a warren of bars and restaurants, after mowing down pedestrians as they drove a van across London Bridge .

Author: 0 'Qatar must do more to combat extremism,' says Tillerson

He says that funding has to end. Five countries - Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE , Yemen and Bahrain - cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday over allegations that Doha is supporting Islamist groups and courting Iran . Department of State report. The countries involved in the dispute accuse Qatar of giving financial support to ISIS; Qatar has also accused Saudi Arabia of backing the militant group.

Author: 0 UAE threatens to impose economic sanctions against Qatar as diplomatic row deepens

The feud has raised fears of wider instability in an already volatile region that is a crucial global energy supplier and home to several Western military bases. "Such a "Trumpification" of relations in a region already susceptible to crises is particularly unsafe", Gabriel said in an interview scheduled to appear on Wednesday.

Global Media Kansas man faces hate crime indictment in bar shooting
Author: 0 Kansas man faces hate crime indictment in bar shooting

The man allegedly killed and another wounded by Purinton on February 22 at Austins Bar & Grill in Olathe , were Indian nationals. Likewise, the indictment accused Purinton of attempting to kill Alok Madasani because of his race, color, religion or national origin.

Author: 0 Trump slams Qatar for terror funding

Tillerson told reporters at the State Department that the crisis, which has cut transportation links and trade, had begun to hurt ordinary people in Qatar, impaired business dealings and harmed the USA battle against the Islamic State militant group.

Author: 0 Theresa May's Future as PM in Doubt After Hung Parliament

It would also put pressure to resign on May, who called the snap election in the hope of increasing her majority and strengthening Britain's hand in exit talks with the European Union . European Union leaders fear that May's majority loss would delay the talks, which are due to begin June 19. Noting the "crucial Brexit talks that begin in just 10 days", May said the new government will work to fulfill the will of United Kingdom voters who made a decision to leave the European Union.

Author: 0 Kerber in shock early exit, Kvitova returns

Anisimova, who is 262nd in the rankings, became the first player born in 2001 to earn a spot in a Grand Slam main draw when she claimed the U.S. Tennis Association's wild card for the French Open . And it's shaping up to not be her year. She had surgery on her left hand - the one she plays tennis with - after the knife attack in the Czech Republic.

Author: 0 British Prime Minister Vows to Carry on Despite Election Losses

But her campaign unravelled after a policy U-turn on care for the elderly, while Corbyn's old-school socialist platform and more impassioned campaigning style won wide support. "Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of "no negotiations". Most obviously, if no government is formed by the scheduled start of talks, there will be no government leader to negotiate with.

Author: 0 Saudi, allies unveil Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

The Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said yesterday that Qatar must supporting "extremist groups". Arab countries at odds with Qatar accuse it of supporting militant groups and advancing their arch-rival Iran's agenda in the region - charges Doha calls baseless.

Author: 0 Comey: I kept records on Trump because I thought he might 'lie'

The leaders will face the White House press corps at a news conference in the Rose Garden after their talks . Comey knew the whole thing could come down to his word against the president's, and he wanted the memos to serve as proof of his version of events.

Global Media EU presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks
Author: 0 EU presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

Now that it made a decision to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. The opposite happened as she lost her majority and undermined her own authority as prime minister. The union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier , said the talks should only begin when the United Kingdom is ready. Earlier, Brussels' chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said the talks would begin when Britain was ready, suggesting he would consider a short delay.

Author: 0 Trump reverses course in Qatar call

The statement said the Bahraini king and the Egyptian president discussed latest developments, noting that severing ties with Doha came only after attempts to dissuade it from supporting terrorist organizations. Doha has seemingly achieved the impossible, and to many observers, punched above its weight. In a series of three Twitter posts Tuesday, Trump seemed to take credit for the Saudi-led move to isolate Qatar, which hosts the largest US military base in the Middle East.

Author: 0 British PM Theresa May makes no change to top ministerial team

Jeremy Corbyn was 10/1 to be next PM after Labour said it would look to form a minority government. Mrs May resisted calls to resign in the wake of the shock result, which destroyed her majority in parliament. Mrs May saw Tory ranks at Westminster reduced from 330 to 318 while eight ministers were culled from the Government's front benches. Mr Wickham reported a "Pro-David Davis source" told him that Mr Johnson was the "massive favourite" to take over the reins of power, though the ...

Author: 0 America's Cup racing postponed again due to high winds

Owned by Swedish billionaire Torbjorn Tornqvist and led by Olympic gold medalists Outteridge and Iain Percy of Britain, Artemis won the series 5-3 to move into the best-of-nine challenger finals against Emirates Team New Zealand starting Saturday.

Author: 0 Arab states to 'accept nothing but deep changes' in Qatar

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties and transportation links with Qatar on Monday. President Donald Trump said he backed a Saudi Arabia-led movement to isolate Qatar over its funding of extremist groups, once again sending conflicting signals about the US stance in a dispute between American allies in the Gulf region.

Author: 0 Iran arrests two suspects linked to attacks in Tehran

The country's Supreme Leader said the attacks will add to the hatred that Iranians harbor toward the US and Saudi Arabia. "Iranian people reject such USA claims of friendship". IS has also claimed multiple attacks inside Saudi Arabia. "It is astounding what Iran continues to do around the world", said Corker, urging his colleagues to confront the threat Tehran poses.

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