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Australia Suspends Air Operations in Syria After Russia's Warning

Australia Suspends Air Operations in Syria After Russia's Warning

But their presence there has led to a series of confrontations with pro-regime forces, including on June 8 when a U.S. plane also downed a drone after it dropped munitions near Al-Tanaf. Special Forces and U.S. -backed militia around Al-Tanf, near the border with Jordan. Coalition forces use the area - just north-east of the Jordanian border - as a training and staging area for attacks against ISIL.



Man Tasered after incident at mosque

The item in question was found out to be a shoe-horn. A spokeswoman for South Wales Police said the man has been arrested "on suspicion of displaying threatening abusive / insulting written material with intent / likely to stir up racial hatred".


US Shoots Down Armed Iranian-made Drone Over Syria

US Shoots Down Armed Iranian-made Drone Over Syria

On June 8, a USA fighter jet shot down another Iranian-made drone that dropped a bomb near forces patrolling the base at Tanf. The White House responded by saying it retains the right to defend itself and coalition-allied forces fighting the so-called Islamic State in Syria .


Trump Walks All Over Tillerson On Qatar Dispute

Trump Walks All Over Tillerson On Qatar Dispute

US President Donald Trump , who had initially backed the measures against Qatar in a tweet, called Sheik Tamim on Wednesday with an offer "to help the parties resolve their differences". Qatar denies the allegations and has sent its top diplomat on a tour of European capitals in a bid to drum up support. The telephone talk came after a diplomatic row erupted between Qatar and the other Gulf nations.



Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

It should not be "taken for granted", it added. May is now seeking backing from the DUP, a Northern Irish party, for her minority Conservative government after she lost her parliamentary majority in a June 8 election. It means the Queen's speech will be presented even though May's party has yet to command a majority in the House of Commons . For instance, the queen arrived at Parliament in a auto, rather than a horse-drawn carriage, and delivered the speech in everyday dress, instead of the ...


Riot police clash with youths 'armed with knives' in London's Stamford Hill

Riot police clash with youths 'armed with knives' in London's Stamford Hill

It is alleged to be the second successive night of violence in the suburb, which is very close to Finsbury Park, which saw what police are stating was a terrorist attack on Muslims on Monday. Shomrim N.E., the Jewish neighbourhood watch unit, wrote the area ending in a second night of violence and blood, with a lots of machetes and swords seen.