• Iran's Top Leader Opposes Iraqi Kurdish Independence Vote
Iran's Top Leader Opposes Iraqi Kurdish Independence Vote

Khamenei said the USA forces should not be allowed to enter Iraq "under the pretext of training (Iraqi forces) or other issues", quoted Tehran Times daily. "The Islamic Republic stands by the Iraqi government and nation and supports the brotherly country against security, political and economic challenges".

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  • Qatar rejects terrorists blacklist issues by UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt
Qatar rejects terrorists blacklist issues by UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt

King Hamad of Bahrain met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo on Thursday. "His ( Trump's ) message was that we need unity in the region to fight extremist ideology and terrorist financing". Those tweets raised questions about how isolation would affect the USA military base in Qatar, as well as how the diplomatic stress will affec...

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  • Australia suspends Syria operations after Russian threats
Australia suspends Syria operations after Russian threats

The shoot down comes two days after the USA announced it shot down a Syrian regime fighter jet on Sunday after it dropped bombs near us -backed Syrian Kurdish forces advancing on ISIS's stronghold of Raqqa. The incidents mark an escalation in the area around At Tanf - a base near the Syrian-Jordanian border manned by coalition forces that a...

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  • Kovind quits as Bihar Governor
Kovind quits as Bihar Governor

Though Nitish expressed happiness that the Bihar Governor would be the NDA's candidate for the President elections, he said a detailed discussion would be held on the matter within the JD (U). Amid this, speculations are rife that the opposition is likely to nominate former LS speaker Meira Kumar and BR Ambedkar's grandson Prakash Ambedkar as the...

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  • Government should not treat farmers as vote banks: Congress
Government should not treat farmers as vote banks: Congress

Mumbai: The farmers' organisation have chose to continue their protests against the Maharashtra government's stand of providing loan waiver of up to Rs 1 lakh, provided they were taken prior to June 30 2016. "Our original demand was that complete loan waiver would be given to needy farmers. Captain should also say what is the relief for those fa...

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  • US Sends Supersonic Bombers in Show of Force Against North Korea
US Sends Supersonic Bombers in Show of Force Against North Korea

If the U.S. did sanction Chinese individuals and firms, China would be unlikely to respond in kind, Thornton said: "I don't expect any particular retaliation [from China]" as payback for unilateral sanctions "as they are meant to protect the USA financial system and United States interests in these cases", the official said.

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  • McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to N.Korea
McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to N.Korea

Relatives have said US envoys told them that North Korean officials said Warmbier contracted botulism after his trial and became comatose after taking a sleeping pill, according to the Washington Post . The company Mr Warmbier travelled with, China-based company Young Pioneer Tours, has announced it will no longer take visitors from the US...

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  • Finsbury Park mosque van attacker identified as Darren Osborne
Finsbury Park mosque van attacker identified as Darren Osborne

British health authorities on Tuesday said seven people remained hospitalised. Eyewitnesses reported seeing police give emergency medical treatment to at least one of the injured. In a statement , the family said: "We are massively shocked; it's unbelievable, it still hasn't really sunk in". Mrs Osborne insisted that her son had no problems w...

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  • Coalition shoots down Iran-made drone in Syria
Coalition shoots down Iran-made drone in Syria

After following Tuesday's incident, the us military has destroyed the pro-Syrian forces fifth time in the southern Syria since late May. USA forces Wednesday morning said a U.S. A Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says the U.S. is moving toward a military confict with Russian Federation and Iran in Syria. Sunday marked the ...

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  • US hits 2 Russian officials, dozens more with sanctions
US hits 2 Russian officials, dozens more with sanctions

The White House didn't exactly roll out the red carpet for the Ukrainian leader - he dropped in to the Oval Office to see Trump following a meeting with Vice President Pence. sanctions and will maintain alignment of USA measures with those of our global partners", the department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said in a press re...

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  • Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud while at Real Madrid
Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud while at Real Madrid

A statement issued by the section for economic crimes of Madrid's provincial state prosecutor's office said its investigations indicated that Mourinho committed tax fraud in 2011 and 2012. The footballer's release clause at his current team is Euro one billion. Among the clubs reported to be interested in Ronaldo is former team Manchester ...

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  • Trump says China tried but failed to help on North Korea
Trump says China tried but failed to help on North Korea

North Korea said Warmbier went into a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill. The President said this morning, "It was a disgrace what happened to Otto..." He said: "It's a total disgrace, what happened to Otto, and frankly, if he had been brought home sooner, I think the result would have been a lot different".

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  • Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid this summer
Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid this summer

Jose Mourinho is believed to have made Morata his No.1 strike target this summer after ditching his bid to sign Antoine Griezmann, but Perez has denied United have made a formal offer, despite reports of multiple bids for the Spain forward.

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  • Qataris on 'terror list' issued by Saudi-bloc
Qataris on 'terror list' issued by Saudi-bloc

Qatar says it does not accept its neighbours' view that any group with an Islamist background is terrorist. In an interview published by Saudi-owned Asharq al Awsat newspaper, Bahraini Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa said conditions posed by the four countries for a resolution of the crisis were "crystal clear".

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  • Saudi Arabia's king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir
Saudi Arabia's king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir

Photo Mohammed bin Salman a year ago in France. Ulrichsen tells The Associated Press that Mohammed bin Salman's appointment also removes the challenge of having an increasingly elderly set of royals rule the kingdom. For many Saudis those changes have become inextricable from the person of Prince Mohammed, whose photographs adorns walls, vehicle ...

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  • Australian military suspends air operations over Syria
Australian military suspends air operations over Syria

The US and Russian Federation, which has been providing air cover for Syria's President Bashar Assad since 2015 in his offensive against rebel groups, have a standing agreement that should prevent in-the-air incidents involving US and Russian Federation jets engaged in operations in Syria.

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  • 3 of Iran's missiles missed their targets in Syria
3 of Iran's missiles missed their targets in Syria

But if America has made a decision to use its air power to shoot down Syrian planes attacking rebels we support, this could lead to a confrontation with Russian Federation and a broader, more unsafe, and deadly war for the United States . Iran has been a key backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during the country's civil war and the IRGC ha...

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  • All eyes on Shiv Sena meeting over Kovind
All eyes on Shiv Sena meeting over Kovind

Swaminathan's advocacy by Sena is just a posture to project a pro-farmer stance as the Devendra Fadnavis government is facing protests by farmers", said the source, who added that the Sena in all likelihood will vote with the rest of the NDA.

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  • Ex-Ipswich mayor Pisasale plans to fight charges
Ex-Ipswich mayor Pisasale plans to fight charges

He also took a moment to praise Ipswich as a "great place" before hopping into a waiting auto and leaving the court precinct. Almost 20 journalists were in court for the hearing, during which the magistrate read a lengthy objection to granting bail from police.

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  • Gulf Coast prepares for Tropical Storm Cindy
Gulf Coast prepares for Tropical Storm Cindy

Now located about 300 miles (485 km) south of Morgan City, Louisiana, it is expected to be near the Louisiana coast late on Wednesday , the Miami-based weather forecaster said. On the forecast track, the tropical storm is expected to move near or over Trinidad and the eastern coast of Venezuela on Monday night and early Tuesday .

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  • America shoots down Iranian drone
America shoots down Iranian drone

The U.S. -led coalition said the location was close to where another "pro-regime" drone, which intelligence sources had also identified as Iranian, was shot down on June 8 after dropping bombs near coalition forces. "As a precautionary measure, Australian defence force strike operations into Syria have temporarily ceased", Australia's Departm...

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  • Government dodges crunch vote in 2018 by scrapping next Queen's Speech
Government dodges crunch vote in 2018 by scrapping next Queen's Speech

The Queen's Speech usually sets out a government's legislative agenda for the next twelve months, but this will be a bumper version which will cover two years. The Speech will set out plans to toughen action on domestic violence, tackle motor insurance fraud and increase protection for tenants. Commentators said the move suggests backbench To...

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  • US shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria
US shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

The RC-135 was flying over the Baltic Sea at the time of the incident. . According to earlier reports in the Western media, a Russian Su-27 fighter jet allegedly approached a U.S. Once alongside, the Russian jet was "provocative" in its flight maneuvers and flying "erratically", Fox news quoted another official. "Russia is certainly within its ri...

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  • Saudi Arabia says it disrupts attack on offshore oil field
Saudi Arabia says it disrupts attack on offshore oil field

The latest standoff between Iran and Saudi Arabia comes after a week of continued escalations in the region. While the Saudi Press Agency stated that the Navy fired warning shots to ward off the vessels, Iranian media has a different picture of the events.

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  • US weighs travel ban to North Korea
US weighs travel ban to North Korea

The Hamilton County Coroner's Office was still conferring with doctors at a Cincinnati hospital who were treating Otto Warmbier, 22, before reaching any conclusions about his death a day earlier, investigator Daryl Zornes said. Chicago - President Donald Trump slammed the "brutal regime" in Pyongyang following the death of Otto Warmbier , the Unit...

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  • Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia House special election, CNN projects
Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia House special election, CNN projects

Polls showed the race tightening, and Democrats wanted to parlay this win into momentum going into the midterm elections . The spending was not enough to overcome Republican criticism of Ossoff , who was branded by Handel as the Democratic establishment's hand-picked candidate and criticized frequently for not living in the distric...

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  • Russian jet flies within feet of US plane over Baltic Sea
Russian jet flies within feet of US plane over Baltic Sea

Russia , which is aligned with the Syrian government and carrying out military operations in Syria alongside it, condemned the incident and said Monday that it would track USA aircraft over Syria. As the planes were flying side by side, the Russian pilot began to undertake "provocative" maneuvers by flying 'erratically, ' according to a U.S. offi...

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  • Suspect shot after Brussels station explosion
Suspect shot after Brussels station explosion

Brussels police said via Twitter that there was "an incident with an individual at the station". Belgian authorities said they foiled a "terror attack" Tuesday when soldiers shot and killed a suspect after a small explosion at a busy Brussels train station that continued a week of attacks in the capitals of Europe.

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  • The Trump team's spin about the Russian Federation probe sinks deeper into absurdity
The Trump team's spin about the Russian Federation probe sinks deeper into absurdity

His flamboyant, fast-talking, performances on television show the kind of flair that Trump prizes in a surrogate. But, more to the point, the fact that Sekulow is going here - again - means scrutiny will intensify on the meeting that Trump held with Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions just before firing Comey.

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  • Trump and his lawyers: What jumbled probe signals might mean
Trump and his lawyers: What jumbled probe signals might mean

Sekulow clashed again yesterday with CNN's Chris Cuomo, who said the lawyer could just make a phone call to find out whether his client is under investigation or not. " Sekulow went out yesterday for a significant reason", America's Newsroom anchor Bill Hemmer said on Fox News Monday morning, before asking former Gov.

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  • Iran Fires Missile at Daesh Target in Syria
Iran Fires Missile at Daesh Target in Syria

Iran's firing of rockets over sovereign borders, instead of relying on military assets it already has inside Syria, also raised questions about its motivations - whether it was trying to send a message about its capabilities and boldness to the US, Israel, and Saudi Arabia as well as to ISIS .

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  • Funeral set for US student freed from N. Korea
Funeral set for US student freed from N. Korea

The United States , South Korea and others have accused North Korea of using foreign detainees has hostages to secure diplomatic concessions. "Just because we believe that dialogue is necessary does not mean that we have to be impatient for dialogue", Moon said.

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  • UK, EU play up chance of Brexit deal
UK, EU play up chance of Brexit deal

Citizens' rights, Britain's exit bill, and separation issues such as the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland will be addressed first, the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier of France, and the UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis announced at a joint news conference in Brussels.

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  • Chris Sale cools red-hot Royals as Red Sox beat KC 8-3
Chris Sale cools red-hot Royals as Red Sox beat KC 8-3

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is not in Monday's lineup at Kansas City after being hit in the back by a pitch Sunday night. Boston Red Sox Hanley Ramirez (13) congratulates Jackie Bradley Jr . He was 4-2 with a 3.54 ERA in 11 outings, 10 of them starts, before the injury. Boston is now 39-30 and sits tied with the New Yor...

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  • Iran tracks down and kills ISIL suspects after attacks
Iran tracks down and kills ISIL suspects after attacks

The jihadist group claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attacks that killed 17 people. While Trump expressed sympathy for the victims he levelled a barbed warning at Iran, after the USA leader took a hard line on the nation during a recent Middle East visit.

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