13 marines killed as militants laying siege to Philippine city

13 marines killed as militants laying siege to Philippine city

Aside from the 13 marines killed in action, Arevalo, disclosed that 40 other government forces were wounded while battling the remaining terrorists occupying several areas in the Muslim-majority city. Yet the militants appear to have suffered a major setback recently themselves. "The key component we saw in the firefight with the marines was how the terrorists are using mosques.

Qatari crisis could spell new trouble for embattled Hamas

Qatari crisis could spell new trouble for embattled Hamas

Qatar is known as a main backer of the movement and seen as one the major donors for Gaza reconstruction following the 2014 conflict between Hamas and Israel . If it does, the result could be disastrous for Hamas-ruled Gaza, according to an AP analysis. One person who could benefit from Hamas' troubles is Abbas, who has repeatedly failed in talks with Hamas to regain control of Gaza.

British prime minister calls for worldwide internet regulations to fight terrorism

Butt was one of 3000 subjects of interest in terrorism investigations - but police said he was not perceived as a priority as they had no intelligence to suggest that he and his co-conspirators were planning a terror attack. Kirsty Boden worked as a senior staff nurse at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in London . "She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every person was to be valued and respected", the statement read.

Mattis presses Beijing over N. Korea, South China Sea

China claims almost all of the South China Sea, despite partial counter-claims from Taiwan and several southeast Asian nations. It came less than a week after the nuclear-armed North test-fired a short-range projectile which fell provocatively close to Japan , its 12th ballistic missile test this year - in defiance of United Nations sanctions warnings and U.S.

Tories To Begin Talks With DUP

The announcement came after May lost Downing St. chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who resigned Saturday. In Northern Ireland , the Democratic Unionist Party won 10 seats and the Irish Republican party Sinn Fein won 7 seats.

Israel Criticizes UN Chief's Statements on West Bank Occupation

Yifat remembers June of 1967, which for Israeli Jews saw the unification of Jerusalem , as a time of jubilation and celebration, as Israel savoured its lightning-fast victory over Egyptian, Jordanian and Syrian forces. The West Bank has a population of 2. Netanyahu told Israeli settlers yesterday he would keep building across the West Bank, while Israeli authorities also advanced plans for some 1,500 settlement homes in the Palestinian territory.