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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in TV showdown

Instead, she said, she chose to take the bold step of calling an election. At the Brighton Festival, yesterday (Thursday 1 June), he praised Jeremy Corbyn for going "to the grassroots" to transform his party ahead of the UK General Election on 8 June.



London attack: Police know identities of killers

The announcement comes after 12 people were arrested in Barking on Sunday night following raids at a flat - believed to be the home of one of the attackers, reports the BBC. Network Rail said London Bridge rail and London Underground stations reopened at 5am, but commuters using the Tube were advised to avoid the station because only one exit/entrance was open.



Qatar Row: Iran Calls for Peace in Region

Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates all announced they would withdraw their diplomatic staff from Qatar, a gas-rich nation that will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup and is home to a major USA military base. Bahrain, a close Saudi ally, also said on Monday it has cut diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing its fellow Gulf Arab state of backing terrorism and interfering in Bahrain's internal affairs.


Saudi Arabia, Egypt And Other Arab Nations Cut Diplomatic Ties With Qatar

Saudi Arabia, Egypt And Other Arab Nations Cut Diplomatic Ties With Qatar

The Saudi state news agency SPA alleged that Qatar "embraces multiple terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at disturbing stability in the region, including the Muslim Brotherhood , ISIS and Al-Qaeda, and promotes the message and schemes of these groups through their media constantly".


Iran calls on Gulf Arab neighbours to resolve dispute through dialogue

Iran calls on Gulf Arab neighbours to resolve dispute through dialogue

ANKARA, June 5 Iran called on Qatar, Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Arab states to resolve disputes through diplomacy and said any heightened tension would not help to resolve the crisis in the Middle East, state TV said on Monday. Former ruler Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, who overthrew his father, peacefully transferred power to his son, Emir Tamim bin Hamad, in 2013, who, until recently, oversaw improving relations with regional neighbors, including Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.