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Iran minister calls Trump's condolences for attacks 'repugnant'

At least 12 people were killed and 42 injured when several gunmen and suicide bombers targeted the two locations in Tehran . A two person team, including one woman, launched a near simultaneous attack against Ayatollah Khomeini's enormous tomb complex in the south of the city.



Haqqani Militant Network behind Kabul Attack: Aghan Gov't

The bomber drove into Kabul's heavily guarded diplomatic quarter during the morning rush, leaving behind chaos and destruction. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said employees at the German Embassy were injured and one Afghan security guard was killed .



Putin, Qatari Emir did not bring up 'Russian hackers' during talks

In a surprise decision announced on Monday, Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain effectively sealed the country off, forbidding their citizens from travelling to, residing in or passing through Qatar . "We appreciate the role they are playing in trying to de-escalate it". "I think there is note that his message of toughness on terror finance and extremism is being heeded by countries in the region".


Iran calls Trump's reaction to terrorist attacks 'repugnant'

Iran calls Trump's reaction to terrorist attacks 'repugnant'

Shops in the area were closed as gunfire rang out and officials urged people to avoid public transportation. Police on Thursday said they now held six suspects as part of their investigation into the attacks . Last year, Iran's government said it thwarted "one of the biggest plots" by terror groups targeting Tehran and other major cities during the month of Ramadan.


Macron confronts Putin over lies in Russian media

Macron confronts Putin over lies in Russian media

It was also a chance for Macron to show France and the rest of Europe what kinds of issues will matter to him in global relations. However, he warned that Paris will respond immediately to any use of chemical weapons after suspicions that the Assad regime - Moscow's ally - used toxic sarin gas against its people.



For Qataris, A US Air Base Is Best Defense Against Trump Attacks

The Qataris have rejected the terror-funding accusations. Qatar long has denied funding extremists, and its foreign minister struck a defiant tone in interviews, even after anxious residents emptied grocery stores in its capital, Doha. Anxious Egyptians flooded their community leaders in Qatar with calls on Monday after learning that Cairo had cut ties with the Gulf state where they have made their home.