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United States report: Building in Mosul airstrike contained explosives

The Mosul strike was the single deadliest incident for civilians arising from a coalition strike since anti-ISIL operations in Iraq and Syria almost three years ago. The announcement follows a coalition investigation into the fatal March 17 strike in the al-Jadida neighborhood in Mosul that prompted global concern. [Full Article...]

Senate panel backs bill to authorize new sanctions on Iran

Senate panel backs bill to authorize new sanctions on Iran The vote was 18-3 in favour of the legislation, paving the way for its consideration by the full Senate. Senator Bob Corker said the panel could move forward on sanctions after hearing from U.S. The bill would require the USA president to block the property of any person or entity involved in specific activities that violate the United Nations arms embargo on Iran. [Full Article...]

Rouhani Says Regional Stability Impossible Without Iran

As such, once again, Iranians voted against a candidate who was considered to be favoured by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. That's when Saudi Arabia executed a prominent Shiite cleric and protesters in Iran attacked two of the kingdom's diplomatic posts . [Full Article...]

Trump handshake showdown: France's Macron just won't let go

Trump handshake showdown: France's Macron just won't let go President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France's new president , Emmanuel Macron . The French president, in a dark suit and blue tie, gripped Donald's right hand so firmly that their knuckles turned white. Unfortunately for Macron, the world seems to care more about his handshake than his climate policy, but going viral on Twitter is definitely a good way to get... [Full Article...]

Manchester Police Arrest 3 More Men In Connection To Arena Bombing

Manchester Police Arrest 3 More Men In Connection To Arena Bombing British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday she would raise leaks to US media from the Manchester bombing investigation with US President Donald Trump when the pair meet later at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, Belgium. [Full Article...]

Iran slams USA for urging policy shift in second Rouhani term

Iran slams USA for urging policy shift in second Rouhani term During campaigning, Rouhani promised to seek their release if re-elected with a stronger mandate. The incumbent reported received 57 percent of the over 40 million votes cast in the election . "We hope Europe does not fall into the trap of countries that encourage their wrong interpretations of the region", Rouhani added. Videos on social media showed huge crowds out on the streets across Ira... [Full Article...]

Soldiers try to restore order in besieged Philippine city

Soldiers try to restore order in besieged Philippine city Thousands of people are abandoning their homes in southern Mindanao region where President Rodrigo Duterte imposed a martial law following reports of clashes between a Daesh-linked armed group and security forces, according to local media and eyewitnesses. [Full Article...]

Majority believe Trump is abusing his presidential powers

Majority believe Trump is abusing his presidential powers Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency. While a majority of voters said they're nervous about the future of the country, a smaller share of Americans (43 percent) say the controversies are causing concern for the well-being of them or their families. [Full Article...]

Trump Travel Ban Blocked; Fight Headed for Supreme Court

Trump Travel Ban Blocked; Fight Headed for Supreme Court HIAS was one of three organizations and six individuals who spearheaded the litigation against Trump's executive orders temporarily banning refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries. "Congress granted the president broad power to deny entry to aliens, but that power is not absolute", Chief Judge Roger Gregory said in the 10-3 ruling. [Full Article...]

US leaks over Manchester test 'special relationship'

US leaks over Manchester test 'special relationship' The government said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed Wednesday instead of police in high-profile sites in London and other locations. A soldier stands guard at Downing Street , in London , Thursday, May 25, 2017. Suspected Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi had expressed a desire to avenge the killing of a friend in the British city past year, a source close to his family ... [Full Article...]

Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise for peace

I am telling you, that's what I do. Just outside the door, as they were starting to walk down the stairs to the tarmac, Donald reaches his hand out towards Trump . "When Trump was elected, the settlers here celebrated and were sure they were going for annexation". 'Because, if the attacker had been Palestinian, and the victims had been Israeli children, the suicide bomber's family would have ... [Full Article...]

Brennan: Trump And Russia Raise 'Unresolved Questions'

During his first public remarks since he left his post in January, Mr Brennan told legislators he was so concerned about Moscow's efforts to interfere in the 2016 election and recruit Americans that he convened a group of officials from the CIA, FBI and National Security Agency in late July to focus on the issue. [Full Article...]

Andy Burnham: Spirit of Manchester will prevail after this evil act

Andy Burnham: Spirit of Manchester will prevail after this evil act I want to thank the hundreds of police, fire and ambulance staff who worked through the night in the most hard of circumstance imaginable. The Manchester police confirmed that 19 people were killed and about 50 others were injured as a result of the explosion. [Full Article...]

Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS SDF commanders announced the looming assault at a news conference in Tabqa , which the alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters captured from IS on Wednesday along with the nearby dam in one of their most important victories yet. "Unless provided with extensive assurances or compromises, a robust and credible deal, Turkey will respond very harshly". Asked if Turkey would continue to bomb the YPG i... [Full Article...]

CBO: Republicans' AHCA Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

CBO: Republicans' AHCA Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured It also says that for states that don't obtain waivers, average premiums would be "about 4 percent lower in 2026 than under current law". " The CBO was wrong when they analyzed Obamacare's effect on cost and coverage, and they are wrong again", Price said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Trump pushes for Mideast peace

But it's clear that, if such a test existed, Donald Trump would not be president - which he proved at a press conference in Israel on May 22. By not mentioning the need for an independent Palestinian state in any of his public addresses, nor criticizing Israeli settlement building in the occupied Palestinian territories, Trump endeared himself to the Israeli right. [Full Article...]

Indian advance to knockout stages of Sudirman Cup

Indian advance to knockout stages of Sudirman Cup India take on Indonesia tomorrow and it will be a crucial tie. India's league stages got over on Wednesday but they had to wait for the result of the matche between Denmark and Indonesia. Now all eyes will be on the final tie of the group played between Denmark and Indonesia. And finally the in-form duo of Ashwini/Sikki Reddy made it 4-1 with their unbelievable win over Della Haris/Rosyita ... [Full Article...]

French ex-prime minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

French ex-prime minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won a decisive victory in a vote in Germany's northern state of Schleswig-Holstein on Sunday, boosting her prospects of winning a national election in September. But in his statement, Korsia also referenced concerns over the support shown to Le Pen - a nationalist who seeks a ban on wearing Jewish and Muslim religious symbols in public, ritual slaughter and... [Full Article...]

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road' He expressed the hope that diplomatic efforts would bear results and would pave the way for the Syrian people to decide on the future of their country. "Those who congregated in Saudi Arabia have reached the conclusion that they must create a centre for moderation and they chanted the same motto that Iran used in 2013. [Full Article...]

Korea Ready to Deploy, Mass-Produce New Missile

He has called it a "successful strategic weapon ". So far nearly all the North's missiles have been liquid-fueled, meaning they must be time-consumingly filled with propellant before launch. The council on Monday strongly condemned North Korea's "flagrant and provocative defiance" of United Nations sanctions banning ballistic missile tests and again vowed to impose new sanctions in resp... [Full Article...]


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