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Breaking ties with Qatar

Breaking ties with Qatar

He believes Qatar will eventually be forced to accept a junior role in an emerging Saudi-UAE-U.S. partnership. "He is totally aligned with Abu Dhabi and Riyadh, who also want no compromise with either Iran or the political Islam promoted by the Muslim Brotherhood ".



Tories intend to cut taxes for working families, Theresa May says

Campaigning in West Yorkshire, the Prime Minister reiterated her assurance that the Conservatives remained a "low-tax" party. He added: 'There's been calls made by a lot of very responsible people on this who are very anxious that she was at the Home Office for all this time, presided over these cuts in police numbers and is now saying that we have a problem - yes, we do have a problem, we should never have cut the police numbers'.


Ariana Grande charity concert raises $17m

Ariana Grande charity concert raises $17m

Ariana , who visited those injured in the 22 May attack at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on Friday, was overcome with emotion at several points during the concert, including when she closed the gig with a heartfelt performance of Somewhere Over The Rainbow .


Dozens dead after gunman torches Philippine casino

Dozens dead after gunman torches Philippine casino

Ronald dela Rosa, chief of the Philippines National Police, said the suspect burned himself to death. Dozens of people have been killed after a gunman burst into a casino in the Philippine capital, Manila , firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, according to officials.



Ariana Grande returns to stage for Manchester benefit show

A little later in the night, a visibly emotional Katy Perry performed a stripped-back version of her hit Part of Me , before Roar got the whole crowd dancing. "I'm so honored and humbled to be here tonight to share and spread love", the singer said, via Variety . All the artists who participated in the show stood onstage with Grande, projecting a strong message of solidarity.



Some Palestinian ex-prisoners in Gaza say their salaries withheld

Palestinians saw their land taken from them, as Israel extended its territory, leaving little to no room for a Palestinian state. "Israel today maintains an entrenched system of institutionalized discrimination against Palestinians in the occupied territory - repression that extends far beyond any security rationale", Whitson added.