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First batch of Turkish troops arrive in Doha

This list will surely include Doha's hosting and supporting the 59 individuals and 12 entities named in the recently announced list of terrorism. The first wave of soldiers from Turkey have arrived in Qatar and participated in joint exercises with local troops yesterday, the Ministry of Defense said . Read More »

US Deputy Attorney General Assures Congress of Special Counsel Independence

He said Trump hadn't asked questions about the special counsel , but unless there were " good cause" to fire Mueller, Rosenstein said, "it wouldn't matter what anybody said". "Mr Ruddy never spoke to the president regarding this issue", an official said. If there were good cause, I would consider it. As Mr Mueller builds his legal team, Mr Trump's allies have begun raising questions about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's impartiality, suggesting he can not be trusted ... Read More »

Police Confirm 17 Killed, 11 Injured in Sunday's Multiple Attacks on Maiduguri

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Victor Isuku, spokesman of the command, said the first attack happened around 8:30 pm on Sunday. when five female suicide bombers detonated improvised explosive device (IEDs), strapped to their bodies. However, spokesperson of the North East Zonal office of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Abdulkadir Ibrahim, said in a statement in Maiduguri that 16 people were killed. Read More »

Two killed in Mali tourist resort attack

The assault continued into the evening and there were believed to be hostages in the luxury Campement de Kangaba resort area near Bamako Sunday. Authorities said more than 30 people managed to escape though at least two people were killed. A United Nations official who spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to speak to journalists said those at the resort when the attack began included people affiliated with the French military mission, as well as the United Nations and ... Read More »

Turkey troops arrive in Qatar for long-planned drills, reports Al Jazeera

While tensions between Qatar and other states in the region have always been brewing, the move by Saudi Arabia and some six other countries to sever ties with and impose a blockade against Qatar has obviously taken the global community by surprise, and no one at this stage can say for sure what is behind it all. Read More »

BJP Parliamentary Board to meet to finalise prez nominee

President Amit Shah arrived on a highly anticipated three-day visit to the city on Friday, the highlight of which will be a meeting with ally Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray . The Shiv Sena has consistently maintained that the RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat should be announced as the official nominee of the NDA for the presidential election . Read More »

Finsbury Park 'deliberate attack' condemned as 'senseless and evil'

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Two others were treated for minor injuries. Police said another man died at the scene, although he was receiving first aid at the time and it wasn't clear if he died as a result of the attack or of something else. People came in who hadn't really come in before and our lovely welcome meet-and-greet people at the front were talking to other people as they were walking past to tell them what it was about. Read More »

Constitutional Lawyer Denies Trump Is Being Investigated for Obstruction

It also appeared to be a criticism of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller and had written a letter recommending the ouster of FBI Director James Comey . "The tweet from the president was in response to the five anonymous sources purportedly leaking info to The Washington Post ", Sekulow told NBC television's "Meet the Press". Read More »

North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK

Department of Homeland Security and the police officers made a violent assault like gangsters to take away the diplomatic package from the DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) diplomats who were in possession of a valid diplomatic courier certificate", a spokesman for North Korea's foreign ministry told the news agency. Read More »

France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

The far-right National Front (FN) party won eight seats, but it had set its sights on 15. Macron's En Marche! and his centre-right allies from MoDem made off with about 360 seats in the country's parliament. Government spokesman Christophe Castaner said on RTL radio on Monday that Prime Minister Edouard Philippe would resign "in the coming hours" and a new government would be named in the coming days. Read More »

One man confirmed dead after van drives into pedestrians outside London mosque

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As he blocked angry onlookers from getting their hands on the suspect, one man asked: "Why did you do that?" Many also said the backdrop of the attack was rising Islamophobia. "One man was pronounced dead at the scene", Metropolitan Police Service said in a statement . "He has been taken to hospital as a precaution, and will be taken into custody once discharged". Read More »

Trump Tweets He Is Under Investigation - His Lawyer Says He Isn't

I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Trump had tweeted: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Sekulow then pulled out the no-nuance argument: "It was 141 characters, the limitation on Twitter as we all know". Read More »

Deputy AG says he may have to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

Some of his ire is aimed at Rosenstein and investigative special counsel Robert Mueller, both of whom the president believes are biased against him, associates say. Several White House officials and Trump associates insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the president's views of the unfolding investigation. Pence hired Richard Cullen, chairman of law firm McGuireWoods, to help him respond to inquiries from Mueller, a spokesman said. Read More »

Police raise London tower fire death toll to 79

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Cundy said the "complex" and "exhaustive" inquiry will focus on a range of issues including how the building was constructed, a recent refurbishment of it, how it is managed and maintained and fire safety measures. He would not be drawn on the specifics of the criminal investigation of the fire, including whether anyone had been arrested or raids carried out. "The second question is were they correctly complied with?" Prime Minister Theresa May, already facing severe political problems ... Read More »

Police confirm all victims of 'terror' attack near mosque are Muslim

Prime Minister Theresa May said her thoughts were with those injured in "this bad incident". Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas said her thoughts were with the community and emergency services, adding: "We will not be divided". An unnamed resident who witnessed the incident said the driver "went straight down this road, people were just conversing, talking, just doing what we're doing". Read More »

One killed after van crashes into pedestrians in London

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TIME reports that 10 others were injured and police are investigating the incident as a terrorist attack . Eight others were taken to hospital and two were treated at the scene, Basu said, adding that all of the victims were Muslim. "A number of passers-by, or friends, or people who had come by from the mosque , were gathering around him to help take him to his family, take him to his house", Versi told Reuters . Read More »

Bodies of missing United States sailors found

Joseph Aucoin , 7th Fleet commander, as were two other sailors who were medevaced. The Navy didn't release the number of bodies found, pending notification of next of kin. Two berthing spaces, a machinery room and the radio room were damaged and began taking in water after the destroyer was rammed mid-right side of the ship. Read More »

Taliban attack kills 5 policemen in Afghanistan

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Relations between the neighbours have soured over claims that Pakistan secretly supports insurgents trying to topple the Afghan government. The Taliban stormed a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday after striking it with two suicide auto bombs, killing several police officers, officials said. Read More »

Three Palestinians shot dead after killing Israeli officer

The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for an attack in Jerusalem for the first time saying it fatally stabbed an Israeli policewoman outside the walled Old City. The attackers were 18 and 19 years old. A member of the Israeli security forces outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City on June 16, 2017 following an attack. Read More »

Vehicle Rams Pedestrians Near London Mosque; Several People Injured

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Police said the 48-year-old man who was driving the auto has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. The incident comes after two deadly Islamist-inspired attacks this year that used vehicles to ram pedestrians - a stabbing spree earlier this month in the London Bridge area and a March attack in which a man drove a auto into crowds on Westminster Bridge. Read More »

London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number' of injuries

Authorities received reports that a van had collided with pedestrians on Seven Sisters Road in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of northern London shortly after midnight Monday. In March, a man drove a auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and stabbed a police officer to death before being shot dead . One man has died and ten others have been injured when a van drove into worshippers near a London mosque in a suspected terrorist attack . Read More »

US shoots down Syrian aircraft for first time

A United States aircraft shot down a manned fighter jet of the Syrian government on Sunday, the Pentagon said in a statement . The Syrian army warned of the "dangerous repercussions" of the attack , stressing that such acts will not dissuade the Syrian army from continuing its fight against the terrorist groups and restoring peace and security to all of Syria . Read More »

UK official: mosque attack treated as terrorism

The other was held at the scene until the police came. Eye witnesses said the attacker was heard saying: "I'm going to kill all Muslims, I'm going to kill all Muslims" as he carried out the attack. The incident follows a series of attacks in Britain. A Muslim worshipper was killed and 10 injured after the terrorist attack in Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, at 12.20am today. Read More »