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Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin attacks

Fifty people were wounded. Iran says the attackers, who were all killed, had fought for the IS group in Syria and neighbouring Iraq . "We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran, and for the Iranian people, who are going through such challenging times", Trump said .


Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

I wouldn't go that far at this stage, but I think life is going to become very hard for Theresa May and the euro skeptics who want Britain to pull out of the European Union . The Democratic Unionists backed leaving the European Union but have opposed elements of May's line in the divorce proceedings - especially provisions that could affect trade and movement on either side of the border separating Northern Ireland from the Republic of Ireland.


Polls Predict Macron could Win Majority in French Parliamentary Ballot

Polls Predict Macron could Win Majority in French Parliamentary Ballot

Police in France have deployed more 50,000 forces on patrol as the country is still under a state of emergency following a wave of terrorist attacks that have claimed over 230 lives since 2015. Le Pen herself is running for a seat in Henin-Beaumont in northern France. Le Pen's party meanwhile looks set to struggle to win 15 seats nationally, a score that would represent another deep disappointment after she was soundly beaten by Macron in the presidential election.


Syrian activists: At least 7 killed in Raqqa airstrike

Syrian activists: At least 7 killed in Raqqa airstrike

However the reports are unconfirmed and previous claims of Bakr al-Baghdadi's death have proven unfounded, Independent reported. IS took over all levels of civil administration, rewriting school curriculums, establishing Islamic courts and creating police units to implement Islamic law.



Qatar tells Gulf residents they are free to stay

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain welcomed on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's demand for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism , but did not respond to a U.S. Qatar has denounced the allegations of terror funding as baseless and has received the support of its close ally Turkey, which has approved the deployment of troops to defend the emirate.


US spy planes help Philippine troops quell siege

US spy planes help Philippine troops quell siege

The raid, however pre-empted a plot by hundreds of militants waving Islamic State group-style black flags to capture Marawi and kill Christians, military officials say. Their involvement comes after months of strain between the two allies stoked by Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's hostility towards Washington and his pledges to throw out US troops who have long provided training and assistance.