U.S. calls for resolving rift between Qatar, Gulf nations

He tweets: "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" As a result, a number of Middle Eastern countries - including the UAE , Saudi Arabia, Egypt , Bahrain , Yemen and the Maldives - have said they are indefinitely severing ties with Qatar .

European Union broadens sanctions against North Korea

European Union broadens sanctions against North Korea

The resolution slapped additional sanctions on North Korea and condemned the regime's continued proliferation of its nuclear and ballistic program. The North's missile tests present a hard challenge to new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, a liberal elected last month who has expressed a desire to reach out to Pyongyang.

Five Tehran attackers had fought for IS, says Iran

The statement only released the first names of the terrorists and said their last names were being withheld due to "certain social and security reservations". "The Iranian nation sees this terrorist action that happened a week after the joint meeting of the USA president with the heads of one of the reactionary regional states that has constantly been supporting Takfiri terrorists as to be very meaningful, and believes that [Islamic State's] acknowledging the responsibility indicates their ...

India issues advisory for Indian nationals in Qatar

The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday and gave its citizens 14 days to leave, accusing Doha of supporting extremism. Qatar is heavily dependent on food imports and the crisis has led to stockpiling and shortages. After the talks between Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said late on Monday they called for dialogue and compromise.

UK election: Britain goes to the polls

Voting is voluntary with all electors allocated to a local polling station which they can attend to vote in person between 7:00am and 10:00pm on polling day. She has portrayed Corbyn as the weak and hapless leader of a spendthrift party that would hit voters with a "tax bombshell", crash the economy and flounder in the Brexit negotiations.

After Hamas decade, Gaza short on freedom, jobs, electricity

After Hamas decade, Gaza short on freedom, jobs, electricity

The Islamist movement seized Gaza in a near civil war with forces loyal to Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in 2007. "It will be hard for Qatar to resume its financial support for Gaza now because of the assault against it", said Adnan Abu Amer , an independent political analyst in Gaza.