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Iran fires missiles at ISIL positions in eastern Syria

Iran fires missiles at ISIL positions in eastern Syria The Guard said it fired six missiles in total from Kermanshah and also from Iran's Kurdistan province into Syria's Deir el-Zour province, where IS has been trying to fortify its positions in the face of a USA -led coalition onslaught. [Full Article...]

US urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are among several countries that announced on 5 June the suspension of all ties to Qatar, accusing it of support for extremist groups, a claim Doha denies . Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the Muslims' holy fasting month of Ra. On of the particularly burdensome parts of the 13-part set of demands from Saudi Arabia to Qatar is that it close th... [Full Article...]

Tom Huston: GOP wins big in Georgia and SC

Tom Huston: GOP wins big in Georgia and SC Ryan then made the case that Democrats' ability to help people was being hampered by their inability to win elections (and by implication, Pelosi was limiting their ability to do that). While there has been no clamoring among Democrats for Schumer to step down from his leadership role, several of the party's younger members have been scrutinizing Pelosi's future following the defeat of Democrat ca... [Full Article...]

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

Jason Vargas missed most of last season after having elbow surgery in 2015. "I don't usually get emotional out there, but I just sort of had enough", Moylan said. Liriano is 100-95 since breaking into the majors in 2005 with Minnesota. From there, Toronto's third baseman Josh Donaldson put his bat on another sinker from Moylan and sent a two-run double to right field. [Full Article...]

Minute's silence held for Grenfell Tower victims

Minute's silence held for Grenfell Tower victims Cundy also added that some of the families who were living in the building have lost more than one member, according to The Telegraph. Of those injured in the fire, 18 people remain in hospitals across London, nine of them in critical care. [Full Article...]

India's Modi in Washington to Meet Trump for Bilateral Talks

Modi's visit is aimed at commemorating 25 years of establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries. However, Monday's meeting comes under the shadow of Trump's efforts for stricter norms for issuance of H1-B visas, a key issue for Indian IT companies operating in the USA, and Washington pulling out of the Paris climate agreement on which both Modi and Obama worked hard. [Full Article...]

Utah's Muslim community celebrates the end of Ramadan

He also issued a statement on Saturday, which read, "This holiday marks the culmination of Ramadan , a month in which many experience meaning and inspiration in acts of fasting, prayer, and charity". Eid or Eid al-Fitr marks the start of Shawwal which is a month of celebration What is Eid al-Fitr? The Pakistani and Kashmiri Community Association also condemns this decision, which is a huge embr... [Full Article...]

Trump forgoes Ramadan dinner

Trump forgoes Ramadan dinner With Muslims around the world, the United States renews our commitment to honour these values. Trump's decision to skip hosting the dinner comes after he released a controversial statement meant to mark the beginning of Ramadan. The holiday is usually celebrated for three days, although it can vary depending on the country. But US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly rejected a reques... [Full Article...]

Diaspora Indians optimistic about India-US ties ahead of Modi-Trump meet

The Financial Times reported that Nasscom says Indian companies are not the biggest recipients of H-1B visas. The White House refuses to comment on U.S. However, a lot of water has flown under the bridge since then. There are strong complementaries between India and Portugal in the start-up sector as Portugal has one of the highest rates of business creation in Europe and has emerged as one of... [Full Article...]

Eid-el-Fitr: PDP insists on Nigeria's unity, prays for Buhari

Eid-el-Fitr: PDP insists on Nigeria's unity, prays for Buhari Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly rejected a request by his department's office of religion and global affairs to hold an event for the holiday. "To stop it doesn't send a good message". It has been the most traditional ritual that people have been doing since ages. While congratulating Muslims on the successful completion of the Ramadan fast, the speaker called on them to imbibe and... [Full Article...]

Qatar Signs $12 bln Deal to Buy F-15 Jets from US

The Trump administration, with allies on both sides of the dispute, was determined to stay neutral. Qatar and the US finalized a a multi-billion dollar weapons deal Wednesday in the latest sign of a confused USA policy vis-a-vis the ongoing gulf crisis. [Full Article...]

Trump Acknowledges Russian Election 'Meddling' in Tweet Criticizing Obama

Trump Acknowledges Russian Election 'Meddling' in Tweet Criticizing Obama We have known for some time the Russians actively meddled in our 2016 elections and did so to undermine USA democracy, discredit Hillary Clinton and to benefit former reality TV star Donald Trump . The slow response by the Obama administration was also a result of confidence in Ms Clinton's campaign winning the election. He repeats the argument in an interview with Fox News , which wil... [Full Article...]

Maryland, DC plan to sue Trump over foreign payments

Maryland, DC plan to sue Trump over foreign payments He also pointed out that as attorneys general; it is their responsibility to "serve as a check and balance against the President, whose activities have opened the door to the type of corruption the Framers of the Constitution aimed to prevent". [Full Article...]

Bank after Jerusalem attacks

The Islamic State issued a statement taking responsibility for the stabbing and shooting attacks Friday evening. The SITE intelligence monitoring group said it was the first time Islamic State had claimed responsibility for an attack inside Israeli-controlled territory. [Full Article...]

Industry Was Doubly Generous With These 13 GOP Senators Now Drafting Trumpcare

Industry Was Doubly Generous With These 13 GOP Senators Now Drafting Trumpcare ADAPT, the national disability rights group behind the protest said the Senate's bill is a direct threat to the future of people with pre-existing conditions and disabilities. The measure would cut and revamp Medicaid, the health care program for lower-income and disabled people. "It's going to hurt a lot of people and it's going to hurt them to give tax breaks to rich people", O'Donnell s... [Full Article...]

Congress slams Sushma Swaraj for attacking Presidential nominee Meira Kumar

Congress slams Sushma Swaraj for attacking Presidential nominee Meira Kumar Read Also: Presidential elections: Opposition walks into BJP trap of dividing dalits There is a storm brewing with JD (U) forcing Nitish to rethink. The trigger could be from the remarks made by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Kovind's candidature saying, "The Office of the President is a key post". [Full Article...]

North Korea says it kept Warmbier alive, blames Obama for his death

Warmbier's death caused a public furor in the us, bringing home the threat posed by North Korea to average citizens more than dozens of ballistic missile and nuclear tests over the past few years. "We don't believe anything they say". "We gave him the best treatment until we sent him back to the USA for humanitarian reasons considering his deteriorating health", North Korea's Foreign Ministry ... [Full Article...]

Sixty high-rise buildings fail safety tests after London fire - government

Sixty high-rise buildings fail safety tests after London fire - government Inspectors uncovered problems with "gas insulation and door stops", which combined with the presence of flammable cladding meant residents had to leave immediately, council leader Georgia Gould said in a tweet. Police said Friday they are considering filing manslaughter charges in the Grenfell disaster and they were conducting a wide-ranging investigation that will look at everything that contribu... [Full Article...]

Trump calls Obama a copycat for saying health bill is 'mean'

Trump calls Obama a copycat for saying health bill is 'mean' But she said it will be "extremely difficult" for the White House to be able to find a narrow path to attract both conservatives and moderates. "You can't take over $800 billion out of the Medicaid program and not expect that it's going to have an impact on a rural nursing home", Collins said on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Georgian leaders offer condolences over death of former German Chancellor

He became governor of the western state of Rhineland-Palatinate in 1969. He personally guided me on all European routes", added Juncker on Kohl, a politician that " has built bridges to the west as well as to the east" and "has never ceased to design even better blueprints for the future of Europe. [Full Article...]


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