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The news that Saudi Arabia along with UAE , Bahrain and Egypt have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar over the latter's alleged support for Islamist groups and sympathetic attitude towards Iran and its proxies may have come as a surprise.
  • Police release 12 people held after London atrocity

    Police release 12 people held after London atrocity

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    The assailants killed eight people and wounded 48 others. Nearly 50 were injured. He is thought to be 45-year-old Xavier Thomas , who was in London for the weekend with his girlfriend. Italy's intelligence services had reported Zaghba and his frequent movements to Moroccan and British authorities, Corriere reported. When Zaghba was stopped at the city's Marconi airport in March 2016, he had told his mother he was going to Rome .
  • Japan's Parliament Passes Bill for Emperor's Abdication

    Japan's Parliament Passes Bill for Emperor's Abdication

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    According to legend, Japan's monarchy originated 2,700 years ago with the goddess Amaterasu, a female deity said to be the nation's first emperor. That's because issues of abdication and succession within the royal family are at the center of a debate over imperial traditions and how sustainable they are in modern Japan.
  • Modi for joint efforts against terror

    Modi for joint efforts against terror

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said Pakistan is an important partner for Russia in South Asia. "The sense of the meeting was that the two countries have great benefit, great interest in working with each other and we will have differences".
  • Trump says Qatar funds 'high level' terror

    Trump says Qatar funds 'high level' terror

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    Al Jazeera is the flagship broadcaster for Qatar, which is in a stand-off with neighbouring Arab states over alleged ties to terrorism, a row which is endangering stability in the region. "The blockage is hindering US military action in the region, and the campaign against ISIS ", Tillerson said, using an acronym for the extremist group.
  • Youseff Zaghba named as third London terrorist - Everything we know about him

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    After leaving the vehicle, the terrorists used 12-inch ceramic knives with pink blades in a stabbing spree. "When I come back to Butt trying to get hold of a 7.5 tonne lorry - the effect could have been even worse". Police have discovered equipment for making petrol bombs, plastic bottles and duct tape for constructing fake suicide bomb belts, and an ID card for Redouane.
  • Inter Milan appoint ex-Roma boss Luciano Spalletti

    Inter Milan appoint ex-Roma boss Luciano Spalletti

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    We must bring results into line with the history of the club". "I was made aware of the ownership's enthusiasm". Spalletti left Roma last month and has now committed to Inter until 2019 after meeting with the club's owners in China earlier this week.
  • Third attacker identified after London Bridge terrorist attack

    Third attacker identified after London Bridge terrorist attack

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    Corriere wrote that Zaghba was stopped at Bologna airport in 2016 when he was trying to fly to Syria and that Italian authorities had tipped off Britain about his movements. He also used the name Rachid Elkhdar , with a different date of birth of July 31, 1991. Thirty-year-old Rachid Redouane claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan, and Irish security forces confirmed he had married a British woman in 2012.
  • Russia's Lavrov calls for talks to ease Qatar stand-off

    Russia's Lavrov calls for talks to ease Qatar stand-off

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    Saudi efforts to force Qatar to abandon support for terror groups is driven by Riyadh's fear of the Muslim Brotherhood , former adviser to the US Senate Republican leadership Jim Jatras told Sputnik. UAE-based newspaper Gulf News and pan-Arab channel Al-Arabiya reported the crackdown on expressions of sympathy towards Qatar. The measures, in countries where civil rights are already sharply restricted, came as Al Jazeera, the state-funded Qatari media organization, said its website and ...
  • Arab Countries Designate People, Groups With Ties to Qatar as Terrorists

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    Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies may have felt emboldened to move against Qatar by Trump's visit last month to Riyadh , which saw the president clearly align United States interests with the kingdom and lash out at Iran . There was not an immediate comment from Qatar about the "terror list". Qatar has long denied funding extremists, and its foreign minister has struck a defiant tone in interviews, even after anxious residents emptied grocery shops in the capital Doha fearing food ...