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DUP backs deal to support Tory government

Tory ire focused on two of May's closest advisers - Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill - who were responsible for the campaign and the party manifesto that contained plans about social care that raised many hackles, seen to have cost the party several votes and seats. [Full Article...]

Youssef Zaghba, 3rd London attacker, named, British police say

He appeared past year in a Channel Four documentary , The Jihadis Next Door , about the rise of Islamist extremism in London . They identified a second attacker who had not aroused suspicion prior to Saturday's rampage that killed seven people. [Full Article...]

DUP agrees principles to 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories

DUP agrees principles to 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories DUP leader Arlene Foster has said talks will begin with Theresa May on the formation of a new government. They won 13 seats on June 8 in Scotland, up from a paltry one in 2015, when the Scottish National Party swept all before them. DUP MPs are meeting to discuss the situation and one told Sky's senior political correspondent Beth Rigby earlier: "We would consider a supply and confidence arran... [Full Article...]

Trump calls Comey a liar

Trump has continuously denied allegations that he had asked Comey to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser (NSA) Michael Flynn's alleged ties with Russian Federation. President Trump's personal lawyer delivered a five-minute denial of Comey's accusations. Earlier Friday, Trump said via Twitter that Comey's testimony Thursday before the Senate Committee on Intellig... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

The spokesperson added: "The French President Emmanuel Macron called to congratulate the Prime Minister, and said he was pleased that she would continue to be a close partner". BREAK: DUP has NOT yet reached any agreement with the Tories . There was no mention of what concessions the DUP may have asked for, amid growing concern about the influence of a party opposed to abortion and gay marriage... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar

Trump called the actions against Qatar "hard but necessary". "We lead the region in attacking the roots of terrorism - by giving young people hope through jobs, replacing weapons with pens by educating hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees and funding local community programs globally to challenge extremist agendas", it said . [Full Article...]

May to head minority government with DUP support

May to head minority government with DUP support Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. The ball is already rolling on this one and at the time of writing, it's looking like a coalition will be formed between the Conservatives and the DUP (that's the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland ). [Full Article...]

President Trump, Saudi Arabia's king discuss fight against terrorist financing

President Trump, Saudi Arabia's king discuss fight against terrorist financing Trump's comments came after Tillerson appealed to Saudi Arabia and its regional allies to ease their blockade of Qatar, saying it is hindering United States military actions in the region and the fight against the Islamic State. "Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!" Hours after Trump's tweets, Tillerson went to work trying to calm the waters. "To do that, stop funding, stop teaching hate and st... [Full Article...]

UK police arrest man in London Bridge attack investigation

UK police arrest man in London Bridge attack investigation He added: "We are paying a heavy cost in these attacks ". Meanwhile, the Spanish government has confirmed that Ignacio Echeverría, 39, was killed in Saturday's attack. Valeria Collina, a Muslim convert, said she had told Italian airport authorities to detain her son after he was stopped on March 15 previous year on his way to Turkey with a one-way ticket. [Full Article...]

May to forge 'government of certainty' with DUP backing

May to forge 'government of certainty' with DUP backing Labour Candidate Matt Western was elected as the new Member of Parliament for Warwick and Leamington , beating former Conservative MP Chris White with 25,227 votes (46.7% vote share). "The Prime Minister called this election on the basis she would need a stronger mandate to negotiate Brexit", Corbyn said. Theresa May failed in her attempt to increase the Conservative majority in the House of... [Full Article...]

Egypt: Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Massacre Of Copts

Egypt: Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Massacre Of Copts In this still image taken from video provided by the Egyptian military, an Egyptian fighter jet takes off from an undisclosed location in Egypt to strike militant hideouts in the Libyan city of Darna, Friday, May 26, 2017. "I call on Egyptians to unite in the face of this brutal terrorism", Ahmed al-Tayeb said from Germany, where he was on a visit. The string of attacks has highlighted an ongoin... [Full Article...]

Theresa May to finalise cabinet amid DUP talks

The result was a personal humiliation for Mrs May who called the election three years before she had to to bolster her position in Parliament as she embarked on the negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the EU. "It was a disaster", he said. She called the early election with her party comfortably ahead in the polls in the hope of increasing her majority and strengthening Britain's hand in exit... [Full Article...]

Comey takes every effort to get rid of Trump

As reported by the New York Times , Trump during a news conference with the visiting Romanian president said that Comey's comments on Thursday in which he implied that the president fired him for pressing forward with the Russian Federation investigation, showed no collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of an investigation. [Full Article...]

Marches against Islamic law draw opposition

Marches in opposition to Islamic law have kicked off in numerous cities across the United States. Demonstrators gathered to protest against Islamic-law hoist American flags as they take part in a rally Saturday, June 10, 2017 , in NY. ACT for America says it's defending American values while counter-protesters say that the marches smack of intolerance against immigrants and Islamophobia. [Full Article...]

May in shock after advisers quit

May in shock after advisers quit Most of the major parties had ruled out a formal coalition with the Tories until the DUP stepped forward. "We welcome this commitment, which can provide the stability and certainty the whole country requires as we embark on Brexit and beyond", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump tweets on Comey, declares 'total vindication'

Collins says Comey's motivation "may have been a good one", but says Comey should have given that document to the Senate committee. Trump, who did not post on his Twitter account as Comey appeared before the Senate intelligence committee Thursday, sent a tweet at daybreak Friday. [Full Article...]

Iran: 5 Tehran attackers fought for Islamic State

Iran is one of the powers leading the fight against IS militants in neighbouring Iraq and, beyond that, Syria . It described the suspects as "agents of Daesh", an Arabic acronym for the Islamic State group, and said they included "operational teams". [Full Article...]

Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates

The emirate is still home to leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood, the Palestinian Hamas and the Afghan Taliban. A string of countries this week cut ties with Qatar over what they say is the emirate's financing of extremist groups and its ties to Iran, Saudi Arabia's regional arch-rival. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn's high-five failure sends Twitter into meltdown mode

Corbyn - who had the lowest personal ratings just a few weeks ago - is now the bookies' favourite to get the keys to Number 10. As seen in the clip below, the two first make friendly gestures to each other, producing the adorable photo above. [Full Article...]

Erdogan Calls for Qatar Row to be Resolved by End of Ramadan

He added that the risk of this issue becoming a global problem was very high due to the geostrategic nature of the region. On Friday, the president called for a lift of the blockade against Qatar. "We, as Turkey, will pursue our constructive efforts to resolve this crisis because we see the stability and security in Gulf region as our own. The time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding - ... [Full Article...]


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