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No Martyrs: UK Imams Won't Say Funeral Prayers for London Attackers


In March a separate auto and knife attack in Westminster left five people dead, and a bombing at an Ariana Grade concert in Manchester May 22, killed 22 people, most of whom were youth. Chishty, in a statement he read out on behalf of Muslim communities, said , "It is the Islamic duty of every Muslim to be loyal to the country in which they live". Read More »

#AstanaMeet: Terrorism is a major threat to humanity: Modi

While emphasising that connectivity with SCO countries is India's top priority, Modi said that such projects should not impinge on a country's sovereignty, hinting at China's OBOR project that passes through PoK. The Prime Minister, accompanied by his wife, also visited Pakistan's stall at Astana's expo centre. China and Russian Federation have expressed support for Iran's membership to the organization. Read More »

Police seeking London attack victim find body in Thames

The attack took place on Saturday when three men drove into pedestrians on London Bridge , before abandoning the vehicle and stabbing people in Borough Market . Earlier police, who were hunting for 45-year-old Frenchman Xavier Thomas, missing since the attack, said that they had found a body in the River Thames. Read More »

Iranian leader says Tehran attacks will 'reinforce hatred' for US, Saudi


These terrorists were affiliated to Wahabi and Takfiri groups who joined Daesh terrorist group overseas and were red handed in the crimes of the terrorist group in Mosul of Iraq and Raqqah in Syria . Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani also attacked the United States and Saudi Arabia , which he called "a tribal state very far from anything like a democracy". Read More »

Macron Reveals 'Moment of Truth' Behind Hand Pump With Trump


CNN suggests that Trump "seems to view the handshake as a battle of wills and a battle of power all wrapped up into one". Each man gripped each other's right hand so firmly that their knuckles turned white and their jaws seemed to clench as they sat down for a face-to-face meeting. Read More »

'Heartbreak and Fear': Qatar-Gulf Row Rips Thousands of Families Apart - Amnesty

In a phone call with the Qatari Emir, Trump extended an olive branch, offering to help the parties resolve their differences by inviting them to a White House meeting if necessary. Aircraft that fly out of Qatar - including fighter jets, drones and refueling planes - can be relocated to a number of other bases in the region including in Iraq, Turkey, Kuwait and Bahrain and off aircraft carriers, the officials said. Read More »

Trump offers ambiguous condolences to Iran


A police officer stands guard as vehicles drive in front of Iran's parliament building in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, May 8, 2017. It said they returned to Iran in August under the command of an Islamic State leader and escaped when authorities initially broke up their extremist cell. Read More »

Iran leaders accuse US, Saudis of supporting Tehran attacks


The Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei downplayed the implications of the attacks, calling the gunmen "fire-crackers" who would have no impact on the will of the people of Iran . "The Iranian people reject such USA claims ", Zarif said via Twitter . In the wake of Wednesday's attacks, Iran's Revolutionary Guard released a statement accusing the Saudis of being complicit in the attacks. Read More »

European stocks rise after United Kingdom vote as pound boosts FTSE 100

May expected to increase the number of her Conservative Party's seats in the parliament in order to avoid additional problems during the talks. But May soldiered on Friday, re-appointing senior ministers to her Cabinet and holding talks with a small Northern Irish party about shoring up her minority government. Read More »

Madhya Pradesh CM sits on indefinite fast to restore peace


The violence has spilt over to several other districts, including in the Malwa-Nimad area and even reached the state capital. "Some unidentified persons set a truck on fire near a spot where Congress workers were protesting. "I won't sit in my office at Mantralaya (secretariat).(but sit at) Dussehra Maidan and do all work from there", he had said, adding that those instigating the violence would not be spared. Read More »

Iran's Pretty Upset With Trump For Calling Them Out After Tehran Attack

The Saudi's have denied involvement in the attack. Dozens of people were wounded. The parliament attackers were in their early 20s and spoke Arabic, according to a Revolutionary Guards intelligence official. Although Iran is a Shiite majority country, it is most likely the Iranian Islamic State militants were Sunni. As tensions flare between Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran and their allies, reports of hacking are emerging across the Gulf. Read More »

Trump Lawyer Reportedly to File Complaint Against Comey Over Shared Memos

Former Director of Federal Bureau of Investigations ( FBI ) James Comey said Thursday that he was confused over the circumstances under which he was sacked. "I'll tell you over a very short period of time ", he said - suggesting he's maybe going to give an exclusive interview to Fox News Channel on the subject. Read More »

Your turn will come: Islamic State threatens attack on Saudi Arabia

On Wednesday morning, terrorists launched simultaneous attacks on Iran's parliament building in downtown Tehran and on the mausoleum of late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini, south of the city. Analysts said the attack on the parliament building and the mausoleum was well planned before the attackers were eliminated after several hours. Heshmatollah Falahatpishe, a member of parliament, said lawmakers were in regular session when a couple of colleagues arrived at ... Read More »

'Qatar must do more to combat extremism,' says Tillerson

Egypt and Bahrain increases pressure on Qatar over allegations that it interferes in the affairs of its neighbours by supporting and financing Islamist groups. The tough United States line was a rebuff for Qatar s efforts to reach out for support from overseas. Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani called the moves by Arab neighbours and others "clear violations of worldwide law and global humanitarian law". Read More »

41 suspects arrested over Tehran attacks: ministry

The ministry issued a statement on its website with bloody pictures of the men's corpses. In turn, the Ministry of Intelligence ratified the Iranian nationality of the five terrorists killed on Wednesday and identified them only as Abu Jahad, Ghayom, Fereidoun, Saryas and Ramin, because due to "social and security considerations" it was opted to omit their surnames. Read More »

Trump Changes Stance On Qatar

The list, however, contains at least two names already designated internationally as terrorist financiers, and against whom Qatar took action, according to a previous US Department of State report. Earlier this week, UAE Attorney General Hamad al Shamsi announced that social media posts sympathetic to Qatar are punishable by three to 15 years in jail, or a fine of at least 500,000 AED (120,582 euros, $135,000). Read More »

As Tillerson calls for calm, Trump calls out Qatar on terror

Qatar has consistently denied the accusations against it, suggesting the recent joint decision to sever ties was based on " baseless fabricated lies " and a mere attempt at enforcing guardianship over Doha . A solution can only be achieved "through diplomacy, not resort to "ally" Turkish and Iranian, and the starting point addresses concerns of siblings about their security and stability targeted policy", he added. Read More »

Qatar Airways ordered to shut down its UAE offices

It is not the first time that the small Island state has been in the spotlight of a diplomatic crisis in the Middle East. They said they would take a hard line on funding extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar. The move came just two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia and vowed to improve ties with both Riyadh and Cairo to combat terrorism and contain Iran. Read More »

Trump to keep USA embassy in Tel Aviv - for now


The U.S. and others say the status of the city should be resolved in peace negotiations. "We recognize that. And yet I believe a temporary peace is better than no peace". "It's a question of when, not if", the official said , adding that "he doesn't think the timing is right, right now". When Israel was established a year later, the USA and other countries based their embassies in the Tel Aviv area instead of Jerusalem, out of respect for the United Nations plan. Read More »

S&P cuts Qatar's credit rating one notch to AA


Kuwait's emir is working to mediate the Gulf crisis around Qatar, which is home to a major US military base and the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Its Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah held talks with Saudi King Salman on Tuesday but there were no immediate signs of progress. Read More »

Trump calls UK Prime Minister May after election upset

May has already managed to make a deal with the controversial Northern Irish party, the Democratic Unionists, to make the next government . However, if she is still unable to get the support of a majority of the parliament members, she will then have to resign and the Labour Party , by virtue of being the second-largest party in the Parliament will try to form its own government . Read More »

Explainer: What a hung Parliament means for Britain

In the opposition red corner is the Labour Party's Jeremy Corbyn , a 68-year-old socialist who was elected leader by party members two years ago. “I would like to congratulate you on your reappointment as Prime Minister, ” Tusk wrote , but added immediately that there was much urgency to start the Brexit negotiations. Read More »