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World Media Iran: 5 Tehran attackers fought for Islamic State
Author: 0 Iran: 5 Tehran attackers fought for Islamic State

The Iranian public's sense of their government's weakness is what led the overthrow of the shah in 1979, he said. Iranians, contacted by Reuters , said there was a heavy police presence, particularly in the capital's busy squares. Other Iranian leaders sought to play down the attacks, with supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei saying: "These firecrackers that happened today will not have the slightest effect on the will of the people".

Author: 0 New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP: senior Conservative lawmaker

The latest leadership speculation comes a day after two of May's closest advisers, her joint chiefs-of-staff Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy, resigned amid recriminations about their controlling management style. " Theresa May is a dead woman walking - it's just how long she can remain on death row", he said. The Mail on Sunday reported that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was set to launch a bid to oust May, while the Sunday Times said five Cabinet ministers were urging him to do so.

World Media White House Communications Director Resigns After 3 Months
Author: 0 White House Communications Director Resigns After 3 Months

U.S. President Donald Trump's effort to fill hundreds of vacant jobs across the federal government has hit a new snag: Russian Federation. His last day has not yet been determined. White House press members asked the question that has been plaguing the internet all Wednesday: What does "covfefe" mean ? "On the Afghanistan review, he (Trump) is still reviewing that from the Department of Defense", he said.

World Media Philippines' Duterte not aware of US support against Islamists in Marawi
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte not aware of US support against Islamists in Marawi

Philippine marines were conducting a house-to-house search for militants allied with the Islamic State extremist group who are still occupying parts of Marawi when the battle broke out Friday, said Lt. The RQ-20 Puma will be able to perform a similar mission, albeit at a more tactical level compared to the Orion to aid in the Philippine military's operations against the militants, which include fighters from the Maute and Abu Sayyaf groups, both who have earlier pledged allegiance to ...

World Media UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next
Author: 0 UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next

Damian Green, a lawmaker in the pro-EU wing of the party, was promoted to first secretary of state - effectively deputy prime minister. 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.

Author: 0 UNRWA Condemns Construction of Tunnel under Gaza School as Violation of Neutrality

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas has denied that it or any other militant group built a tunnel under two United Nations schools in Gaza after its discovery drew a strong United Nations protest. On Saturday, Israel's U.N. Ambassador Danny Danon wrote a letter of complaint to the Security Council's president. During the 2014 war between Israel and Hamas, Israel persistently denounced the Palestinian terror group's use of tunnels dug under schools to launch rockets at Israeli civilians ...

Author: 0 Netanyahu Calls For Disbanding UN Agency Supporting Palestinian Refugees

He accused the United Nations agency of incitement against Israeli, saying he had conveyed his message to the U.S. ambassador to the UN. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) was established in 1949 to work specifically with 5 million Palestinian refugees in the Middle East, providing basic services in refugee camps.

World Media Theresa May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks
Author: 0 Theresa May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

The party said Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have quit. With results showing May's Conservatives have lost their majority in parliament, party members blamed what one called a "just awful" campaign, training their ire on an election team that highlighted the 60-year-old's flaws by sticking doggedly to an agreed script instead of masking her weaknesses.

Author: 0 Alaska missile testing for Israel will be town hall subject

In an annual January 1 address, DPRK leader Kim Jong-un claimed that Pyongyang would accelerate its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons development as a means of self-defense. The Roding Sinmun launched an online English-language edition in 2012, the year that Kim Jong Un assumed power, in order to spread North Korean government propaganda more widely throughout the world.

World Media Local Puerto Ricans anxious for results of statehood vote
Author: 0 Local Puerto Ricans anxious for results of statehood vote

This is the fifth time a non-binding referendum has been put before the island's voters. While President Trump signaled during his presidential campaign that he is open to Puerto Rico officially becoming a state, in April he tweeted his opposition to any bailout of the territory.

World Media Qatar Blockade: Iran Sends Five Planeloads Of Food
Author: 0 Qatar Blockade: Iran Sends Five Planeloads Of Food

Iran also has shipped in vegetables by air and plans to send some 350 tons of fruit by sea to Qatar, with which it shares a massive offshore natural gas field. Doha is a major worldwide travel hub, but flagship carrier Qatar Airways now flies increasingly over Iran and Turkey after being blocked elsewhere in the Middle East.

Author: 0 UK premier strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

Although the focus is now on Westminster, we need political certainty and stability in Northern Ireland with parties working to ensure a Brexit deal that is in our best interests. It continued: "The talks so far have been positive". But the DUP added: "Discussions will continue next week to work on the details and to reach agreement on arrangements for the new parliament".

World Media LGBT rights marches, rallies held across US
Author: 0 LGBT rights marches, rallies held across US

The march featured a rally in West Hollywood, where House minority leader Nancy Pelosi and Representatives Maxine Waters and Adam Schiff took to the stage, Trump's Walk of Fame star was covered in stickers, and people held up banners celebrating Pride, alongside those criticizing the president.

World Media CM Shivraj ends his fast — Madhya Pradesh
Author: 0 CM Shivraj ends his fast — Madhya Pradesh

He said , "farmers' problem is ours". His fast at Dussehra Maidan in Bhopal will begin from 11 AM tomorrow where he will be holding an open "durbar" for farmers to meet him. Fifty-two years on, when India is both supposedly self reliant and an emerging power, the plight of Indian farmers remains an unsettling and disquieting concern.

World Media '100 per cent' willing to testify over Comey conversations
Author: 0 '100 per cent' willing to testify over Comey conversations

Mr Trump's aides have dodged questions about whether conversations relevant to the Russian Federation investigation have been recorded, and so did the president, in series of teases. Read: Did James Comey Lie During Testimony? He said he did this because felt the investigation may have reached a point at which a special counsel needed to be appointed.

World Media Madhya Pradesh farmers protest: Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends fast on second day
Author: 0 Madhya Pradesh farmers protest: Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends fast on second day

An 80-year-old woman has alleged that she had been beaten up by the Madhya Pradesh police last week, who had come to her house chasing protesters from a farmers' rally in at Phanda kalan village near Sehore on Friday. It was a stunt, to divert the attention of the nation from the ongoing agitation of the farmers. Resonating similar sentiments, another Congress leader Meem Afzal said that the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister called off his fast after he discovered it was making no impact ...

World Media Angela Merkel says European Union ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution
Author: 0 Angela Merkel says European Union ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution

The EU's chief negotiator said the bloc's stance on Brexit and the timetable for the talks were clear, but the divorce negotiations should only start when Britain is ready. Above all, investors are anxious about the general uncertainty surrounding the country - whether a bruised May will resign in due course, whether the Conservatives will be able to form a new government or whether it will be an alliance of opposition parties, led by the Labour Party.

World Media Arrest over London terror attack
Author: 0 Arrest over London terror attack

There were more than 100 people injured in the Manchester and London attacks combined. Three men suspected to be involved in terror activities were arrested in London on Wednesday. They said the man was arrested on suspicion of violating the Terrorism Act. British police have named the third attacker as 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba , believed to be an Italian national of Moroccan descent.

World Media Strong winds, thunderstorms hit Moscow, killing 6 people
Author: 0 Strong winds, thunderstorms hit Moscow, killing 6 people

The majority of the victims were thought to have been killed by falling trees. A tree, which was uprooted by a heavy storm , is seen on a vehicle in Moscow , Russia , May 29, 2017. TASS is reporting that 108 of those injured remained in hospitals as of Tuesday morning, eight of whom in a serious condition. Moscow's mayor, Sergei Sobyanin, tweeted that 243 buildings were damaged along with around 2,000 automobiles.

Author: 0 Theresa May's joint chiefs of staff resign after botched Conservative election gamble

US President Donald Trump has told British Prime Minister Theresa May that he looks forward to working with her in strengthening the bilateral ties after she chose to form a minority government following snap polls . Fallon also said he believed there was a majority in parliament for this Brexit plan. She wanted a strong hand for a hard Brexit negotiation. "We welcome this commitment, which can provide the stability and certainty the whole country requires as we embark on Brexit and ...

Author: 0 Comey Tapes or Not? Trump Promises to Tell in 'Very Near Future'

When I hear the Flynn comments, you know my father a long time , when he tells you to do something, guess what, there is no ambiguity in it. The White House announced late on Thursday [Friday NZT] that Trump would be holding a press conference with Iohannis.

World Media Shivraj Singh continues fast for 2nd day
Author: 0 Shivraj Singh continues fast for 2nd day

The occasion turned a show of unity in BJP with senior party leaders, both loyalists and dissidents, seen congratulating him for breaking his 28-hour-long fast, even as state women and child development minister Maya Singh offered a glass of coconut water to Mr Chouhan's wife to end her fast.

Author: 0 Oberlin council pledges to adhere to Paris accord standards

Murray, a coal industry veteran, says Trump's move supports coal jobs in the US and was the "right thing to do for America and the world". Ige signed two bills - SB 559 and HB 1578 , which bring climate change to the forefront. And although Trump has said he would "be honored" to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Trump has also sent out some critical tweets about North Korea's recent ballistic missile tests.

World Media Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights
Author: 0 Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights

The march drew inspiration from the hugely popular Women's March , organised in protest of Mr Trump's inauguration. "We are here to stand and be counted". In an attempt to promote inclusivity amid reports of racism, Philadelphia has added two colors to its LGBTQ pride flag. Pride Month stems from the 1969 Stonewall uprising in NY, when activists protested a police raid at a gay club.

World Media Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns, Kuwait says
Author: 0 Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns, Kuwait says

Iran also announced it had sent tonnes of vegetables to Qatar, which has seen food imports threatened after its neighbors cut air, sea and land links with the country. "We will continue deliveries as long as there is demand" from Qatar, Noushabadi added, without mentioning if these deliveries were exports or aid. AFP also quoted the Tasnim news agency as reporting that three ships with 350 tonnes of food were also set to leave for Qatar.

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