United Kingdom lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election

She said on Tuesday she had "reluctantly" come to the decision to call for an early election because of political division in Westminster, criticising opposition parties for trying to thwart her plans for leaving the EU. She will likely get it, since Labour has welcomed the early election. Three polls released over the weekend show May's Conservatives about 20 points ahead.

Divisions Within the Administration On Iran Deal

Divisions Within the Administration On Iran Deal

The Trump administration is now conducting a "comprehensive review" of Iran policy, he said. In announcing a broad review of Iran policy the Trump administration has not jettisoned the nuclear deal. He said in July 2015 that "Iran is going to receive a sure path to nuclear weapons". Iran has maintained that none of its nuclear activity is geared to developing weapons.

Iran Insists on Impartial Probe into Syria Gas Attack

Iran Insists on Impartial Probe into Syria Gas Attack

Trump's top aides said earlier this month that the President was moved by the photos and video of children suffering from the effects of the chemical attack and that those pictures, in a way, compelled him to take action against the Syrian president.

'Regime change... is going to happen': USA on Assad's future in Syria

On Friday , the United States carried out missile strikes on a Syrian airbase it said was suspected of storing chemical weapons. Diplomatic efforts to curb the weapons' use by Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, a mass murderer who has previously attacked his own citizens with poison gas, haven't worked.

United Nations says watching Palestinian prisoner hunger strike closely

One of the largest demonstration took place in Ramallah, where thousands gathered in Yasser Arafat Square, raising flags emblazoned with the face of imprisoned Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti and Palestinian flags. Roughly 6,500 Palestinian prisoners are now languishing in Israeli prisons, according to Palestinian figures. Top Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi called on the global community to bring an end to the " inhumane " treatment of Palestinian prisoners, which she said was in violation ...

New 'Australian values' test planned for citizenship

He said proficiency in the English language is "the single best thing any person coming to this country can do". In explaining what constituted " Australian values ", Mr Turnbull said migrants must demonstrate support for religious freedom and gender equality.