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Trump renews Twitter attack on London's Muslim mayor

The terrorists were dead 8 minutes after police got the call. Butt and Redouane were named by authorities on Monday. Police searched the homes of Butt's relatives and a restaurant run by his family members in Jhelum, a city 60 miles southeast of the Pakistani capital Islamabad Monday night, the Telegraph and the Sun reported.


Egyptians in Qatar fear being swept up in Gulf crisis

Egyptians in Qatar fear being swept up in Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia closed its land border with Qatar, through which the tiny Gulf nation and worldwide travel hub imports most of its food, sparking a run on supermarkets. It did not elaborate. Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah then made a call to Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and "urged him for restraint and not to take any measure that could escalate" the situation.


AFP verifying Indonesian info about 1200 IS militants in PH

AFP verifying Indonesian info about 1200 IS militants in PH

But small hardline groups such as the Maute and Abu Sayyaf, which are involved in the Marawi battle, refuse to negotiate and seek to unite behind ISIS. In a video that surfaced last June, a Syria-based leader of the group urged followers in the region to join Hapilon if they could not travel to the Middle East.



Muted reactions from Alaska officials to Trump decision on Paris Climate Agreement

He said he would consider re-entry if the USA could get a better deal. Putin, on the other hand, said that he would not judge Trump's decision . As the leader of one of the biggest carbon polluters in the world, Trump's decision is a significant one, but the pushback he has already faced across the political spectrum coupled with Bloomberg's impending donation will hopefully assure that the Paris agreement has some success nevertheless.



Guterres calls for two-state solution for Israel, Palestine

Israel's ambassador to the United Nations responded critically to a call by the United Nations secretary general to end Israeli " occupation " in Jerusalem , Judea and Samaria . According to the rights group, the Israeli regime has seized thousands of square kilometers of Palestinian land for settlements and their supporting infrastructure since 1967.


London attacker has Scottish wife reports state as two terrorists named

London attacker has Scottish wife reports state as two terrorists named

Their names were given as Khuram Butt and Rachid Redouane. London's Metropolitan Police said Butt was previously known to police and the United Kingdom spy agency, MI5, and was a British citizen born in Pakistan. Two of those detained have been released. Of the 48 people taken to hospital, 36 are now being cared for in London hospitals with 18 remaining in a critical condition.