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Theresa May working to form a government - Sky sources

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The party have actually wanted this to happen since the last election. "A senior minister has told me that if he were her, he'd do "a quick deal with the DUP and break for summer". The DUP, one of the most socially conservative parties in Europe, has fought to maintain tight restrictions on abortion and opposes gay marriage. In a statement outside No 10, the Prime Minister sought to strike a tone of business as usual. Read More »

Iran arrests 8 suspects over Tehran terror attacks

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On Wednesday morning, terrorists launched simultaneous attacks on Iran's parliament building in downtown Tehran and on the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini. government and its agents in the region, like the Saudi (government)", Ayatollah Ali Khamenei wrote in a message of condolence to the families of the dead. Read More »

CCTV shows terrorists laugh and joke days before London Bridge attack

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Three people on the bridge were struck and killed by the van, believed to have been driven by Butt, before the men abandoned the vehicle and began to attack people in bars and restaurants in the nearby bustling Borough Market area. "When I come back to Butt trying to get hold of a 7.5 ton lorry - the effect could have been even worse", he said. The flammable liquid was put inside 13 wine bottles, some of which were labelled "Baywood: Fruity Rose", and had rags tied to their lids, police ... Read More »

Tillerson Calls for Middle East Countries to Ease the Qatar Blockade

But Trump, taking a much harder line than his chief diplomat, demanded that Qatar "stop teaching people to kill other people, stop filling their heads with hate", and stop funding terror groups. He added that it hurts USA business activities and the US effort to fight the terror group ISIS . After Trump waved the starting flag, there was an immediate effect on the ground . Read More »

Trump lashes out at Germany over trade, NATO; promises change

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Trump had told European Union leaders last week, according to reports in the German press."See the millions of cars they sell in the US, terrible". She said Trump's comments were being "nitpicked" and there has been no change to USA commitment to Article 5 . While Merkel has sought to dampen the notion that she wants to pivot Germany and Europe away from the United States and toward Eastern powers, Tuesday's meeting with Modi could not have been more positive and cordial. Read More »

May's aides resign, blamed for vote woes

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Nearly 60 percent of Conservative members want Prime Minister Theresa May to resign following her election failure, according to a survey published Saturday. In the meantime, European Union leaders are showing May little sympathy with Brexit negotiations due to start in nine days. Without a majority, she could be forced to seek consensus on the approach she takes, as Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson pointed out. Read More »

Hung parliament: Theresa May to seek permission from Queen to form government

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The Democratic Unionist Party, which increased its representation at Westminster from eight to 10, signalled it was ready to discuss working with the Tories on issues such as Brexit and keeping the United Kingdom together. Chief among Labour's potential allies would be the Scottish National Party, which suffered major setbacks but still won a majority of Scottish seats. Read More »

Sidney Crosby, Penguins Dominate Predators for 6-0 Win in Game 5

But the Penguins go back to Nashville with a chance to win their fifth Stanley Cup in franchise history. No team has won on the road yet in this series. Ellis plays with Roman Josi on Nashville's top defensive pair and is tied for third with 13 points this postseason. Center Nick Bonino, who has missed three straight games with an injured left foot, did not practice for the Pens. Read More »

Comey testifies under oath, Trump lashes back: He said vs he said

With a single tweet , Trump also castigated Comey for giving an account of his conversation with the president to a lawyer who shared it with a news outlet. The process of impeachment can take many months or even years to develop. Comey: "Our judgment, as I recall, was that he was very close to and inevitably going to recuse himself for a variety of reasons". Read More »

New arrest in London Bridge attack probe as police carry out raid

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Khuram Shazad Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba - were shot dead by police in last Saturday's incident. 'Was there a plan B that, after they had stabbed individuals, were they then planning to come back to the van and ignite the Molotov cocktails and that was a secondary attack? Metropolitan Police Commander Dean Haydon praised the bravery of the police officers and members of public who tackled the three - despite the possibility they could have been killed in an explosion. Read More »

Israel PM wants UN's Palestinian refugee agency closed

The tunnel was discovered during construction work, and UNRWA plans to seal it soon, the agency said in a statement. Both schools were empty at the time due to summer vacation. Israel's Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon reacted harshly to the discovery of the tunnels below the UNRWA schools. "I thanked her.for her sharp words in favor of the State of Israel and against the anti-Israel obsession at the United Nations", said the Prime Minister at the start of Sunday's weekly cabinet meeting. Read More »

UAE closes airspace to all Qatar flights as GCC crisis escalates

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Etihad Airways will also cancel its Qatar flights starting on Wednesday while Saudi Arabia will close all ports of entry between the Kingdom and Qatar, including the land border it shares with the latter. Mr Al Qassemi, who previously wrote a column describing steps Qatar would need to take, said the crisis will only escalate if Doha does not back down. Read More »

Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks

Iran's Intelligence Ministry also issued a statement identifying five of the attackers as Iranians who had left the country to join the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria and published photos of their bodies. Reza Seifollahi, deputy chief of the Supreme National Security Council, told the independent newspaper Shargh that the male attackers were Iranian. Read More »

New election only alternative to deal with DUP - senior Conservative MP

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The potential deal with the DUP came after Mrs May sent her Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast for talks after the election left the Tories eight seats short of the 326 required for an outright majority. "The Prime Minister called this election on the basis she would need a stronger mandate to negotiate Brexit". In a hint at the approach she wanted, she said: "It is about making sure that we put free trade at the heart of what it is we seek to achieve as we leave". Read More »

United Kingdom govt agrees outline deal with Unionists

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Speaking outside Downing Street after meeting the Queen, May said she meant to form a government which could "provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time for our country". Nicholls said the move could be positive as the ALMR looks for a government that makes European Union labour market and food and drink supply chains "easier to access". Read More »

Iran arrests dozens of Islamic State 'agents' following Tehran attacks

The funerals of several of the victims were held on Friday in the Iranian capital in an official ceremony in Parliament and at the University of Tehran, where thousands of people gathered. Following a series of "complex" intelligence operations and the cooperation shown by families of some terrorists in the provinces of Kermanshah, Kurdistan, West Azarbaijan and Tehran, 41 elements of ISIL Wahhabi group were arrested before being able to make a terrorist act, the Intelligence Ministry said in ... Read More »

Comey: Lynch directed me to downplay Clinton email probe

FBI director James Comey told reporters on Thursday that he is "personally following closely" an investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private email server. That the president seemed to talk to you specifically on March 30 and said he is frustrated that the word is not getting out that I am not under investigation, but if there are people that are in my circle that are, let's finish the investigation. Read More »

Saudi Arabia, UAE welcome Trump's warning to Qatar

Saudi Arabia , the United Arabic Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties to the nation Monday. A separate SPA report on Saturday acknowledged Tillerson's call for Qatar to curtail support for terrorism, without mentioning that he had also said the crisis was hurting ordinary Qataris, impairing business and harming the USA fight against the Islamic State militant group. Read More »

Iranian security forces kill mastermind of Tehran attacks

The Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has, in a post on his Twitter account, indirectly attacked Riyadh for preparing the grounds for the terrorist assaults on the Iranian Parliament and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini. The reports said Iran's security forces neutralized one terrorist, another one committed suicide there. Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorist group claimed responsibility for the deadly operation and threatened more attacks against Iran's Shiite ... Read More »

What Is the Christian Democratic Unionist Party Supporting Theresa May's Gov't?

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Timothy said the party hadn't noticed the surge in Labour support "because modern campaigning techniques require ever-narrower targeting of specific voters, and we were not talking to the people who made a decision to vote for Labour". But her party is deeply divided over what they want from Brexit and the result means British businesses still have no idea what trading rules they can expect in the coming years. Read More »

Three US soldiers killed, one wounded by Afghan soldier

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In Milwaukee, Pence commented on the shooting: "When heroes fall, Americans grieve". American troops have partnered with Afghan soldiers in raids against IS Khorasan, claiming the local offshoot of the jihadist group based in Iraq and Syria is steadily losing ground in Afghanistan . Read More »

United Kingdom elections 2017: In Hung House, Theresa May will lead minority government

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The election result thrust Northern Ireland's centre-right Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) into the role of kingmaker, with its 10 seats enough to give the Conservatives a fragile but workable partnership. "It will work to keep our nation safe and secure by delivering the change that I set out following the appalling attacks in manchester and London - cracking down on the ideology of Islamist extremism and all those who support it". Read More »

Pound falls after Theresa May's election plan backfires

The plan was to use the election to gain more seats in Parliament and push for stronger support for May's Brexit negotiations. To be sure, the surprise result of the UK's hung parliament outcome creates uncertainty in the United Kingdom political space, and it's also likely to impact Brexit negotiations, which are set to begin on June 19. Read More »