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Trump says he consulted with Saudi Arabia and others on a recent trip to Riyadh and chose to call out Qatar for its "very high level" of terror financing. She described the situation as "very unsettling" and called for the GCC, along with Iran and Turkey to work to achieve a political solution to the diplomatic crisis.
  • DUP agrees to principles of 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories

    DUP agrees to principles of 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories

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    But after a poor campaign and an unexpectedly stiff challenge from the opposition Labour Party under leader Jeremy Corbyn, her plan went disastrously wrong, leaving her unable to form a sustainable government without DUP support. It is this age group, as well, that are thought to be more likely to vote Labour than Conservative . Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said she has received assurances from the Prime Minister over gay rights should the Tories do a deal with Democratic ...
  • May's aides resign, blamed for vote woes

    May's aides resign, blamed for vote woes

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    Earlier, former minister Anna Soubry called on the Prime Minister to sack Ms Hill and Mr Timothy, after she complained about their central roles in the campaign. She said No10 operated in a "pretty dysfunctional" way in her ten months there. I asked if anyone else did that to Mrs May. But who are the duo, known as "NiFi" by some? A total of 59pc of the 1503 respondents who replied to the poll following the general election want Mrs May to stand aside.
  • Trump's lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey

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    In a joint press conference with the president of Romania in the Rose Garden on Friday, President Donald Trump doubled down on his lawyer's claim that defenestrated FBI Director James Comey was wrong in his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee .
  • Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US

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    The marches attracted Islamophobic hate group members, neo-Nazis and white supremacists ― all to rally against the completely nonexistent threat of Sharia law in the U.S. Marches against Sharia law were planned Saturday in more than two dozen cities across the United States , including Atlanta. The group organizing the rallies, ACT for America , claims Shariah "is incompatible with Western democracy and the freedoms it affords".
  • Tehran attackers were ISIS recruits

    Tehran attackers were ISIS recruits

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    The attacks at Teheran's Parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on Wednesday wounded more than 50 people and were the first claimed in Iran by ISIS . "Iranian people reject such United States claims of friendship", he wrote on Twitter . "Terrorism is a global problem, and unity to fight extremism, violence and terrorism with regional and worldwide cooperation is the most important need of today's world", Rouhani said, according ...
  • Eighty dead after Kabul sewage tanker blast

    Eighty dead after Kabul sewage tanker blast

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    Witnesses described dozens of cars choking the roads as wounded survivors and panicked schoolgirls sought safety, with men and women struggling to get through security checkpoints to search for loved ones. It says embassy officials also reported some minor damage to the building, such as broken windows but that there are no other reports of injuries or damage involving Japanese nationals in Kabul .
  • Thousands mourn Tehran attack victims, chant 'Death to Saudi'

    Thousands mourn Tehran attack victims, chant 'Death to Saudi'

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    Two teams of attackers armed with guns and explosives targeted the Parliament building and the mausoleum in apparently coordinated attacks that occurred within an hour of each other. Some pointed to comments in May by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the son of the King Salman and the kingdom's defense minister, who said his country would "work so that it becomes a battle for them in Iran and not in Saudi Arabia".
  • Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

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    At least 12 people were killed when six attackers mounted simultaneous gun and suicide bomb attacks on Iran's Parliament building and the tomb of the republic's revolutionary founder, in one of the most audacious assaults to hit Tehran in decades.
  • Iran arrests 7 more persons linked to Tehran attacks

    Iran arrests 7 more persons linked to Tehran attacks

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    TEHRAN , Iran (AP) - Iran's Supreme Leader said Friday that the Islamic State-claimed dual attacks that killed 17 people in Tehran this week will add to the hatred that Iranians harbor toward the US and Saudi Arabia . "Iranian people reject such USA claims of friendship", Zarif said on Twitter . "This terrorist attack happened only a week after the meeting between the US president (Donald Trump) and the (Saudi) backward leaders who support terrorists".