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Qatar must stop funding terror, extremist ideology

The Saudi Press Agency on Monday accused Qatari officials of repeatedly violating "their global obligations and the agreements they signed under the umbrella of the Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States to cease hostilities against [Saudi Arabia] and stand against terrorist activities".


UK prime minister insists she is staying put

UK prime minister insists she is staying put

Labour stunned even its own supporters by taking enough seats from the Conservatives to deny them a majority. Asked Sunday if she is now just a caretaker leader, May noted that "I said during the election campaign that if elected I would intend to serve a full term".


Syrian fighters seize parts of Islamic State 'capital' Raqqa

Syrian fighters seize parts of Islamic State 'capital' Raqqa

SDF fighters began their offensive on the city of Raqqa on June 6 under the cover of air strikes by the USA -led coalition. The SDF announced their campaign to liberate Raqqa under the title of "Euphrates Wrath" in November a year ago, and declared their fourth stage of the attack to storm the Raqqa city last Tuesday, after months of battles at the outskirts and countryside of the city.


Trump is threatening to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council

Trump is threatening to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council

Nikki Haley , says the Trump administration is "looking carefully" at its role on the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) due to its stance on Israel. John Fisher, Geneva director of the USA -based Human Rights Watch, did not appear to fear an immediate withdrawal.


GOP Lawmakers Stick With Trump After Comey Testimony

GOP Lawmakers Stick With Trump After Comey Testimony

Trump was expected to face journalists later Friday in a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, who is visiting the White House. After complaining about "the killer networks that treat me so badly as fake news ", Trump called on Jonathan Karl of ABC. "I would be glad to tell him exactly what I just told you, Jon", Trump responded.



PakvsSL: Pakistan opts to bowl in crucial encounter against Sri Lanka

Both sides needed a victory to join already qualified title-holders India from Group B in the last four of a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides, with the losers knocked out. If he is in form then Pakistan will be in good position to win. Star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin got the break-through for India when Amla mistimed a cut and Mahendra Singh Dhoni displayed lighting quick reflexes to glove the top edge.