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Sharp questions for Sessions in coming testimony

Sharp questions for Sessions in coming testimony

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions , whose contacts with Russian officials during the US presidential campaign have sparked questions, heads to Congress next week where he is expected to face a grilling . But federal investigators have not confirmed the meeting happened, and the Justice Department has denied it occurred. Whether that hearing will be public or closed is not known.


Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election loss

Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election loss

Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May is appointing new members of her government after several of them lost their seats in Parliament in this week's general election that proved disastrous for her Conservative Party. May had relied on Timothy and Hill for advice and support since her previous job at the interior ministry, and their resignations will be a personal blow.



Trump scolds Qatar as Tillerson seeks to ease crisis

The foreign minister said Qatar had not yet been handed demands by countries which cut off ties with Doha , but he insisted the ongoing crisis would be solved by peacefully. In a statement issued Saturday, Qatar Petroleum sought to reassure the public, saying it is closely monitoring and assessing the developments, and "wishes to affirm that it is conducting business as usual".


ISIS attacks in Tehran: Iranian Kurds likely responsible for atrocity

ISIS attacks in Tehran: Iranian Kurds likely responsible for atrocity

In the video, reported by USA jihadi monitoring service SITE Intelligence, five masked supporters of the group say the Saudi government's turn " will come ". On Friday, Iran's Intelligence Ministry said security forces had arrested 41 individuals linked to the Islamic State (IS) in Tehran , Kermanshah, Kurdistan and West Azarbaijan provinces.