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Egyptian president sees vindication in moves against Doha

The order to refrain from increasing exposure to Qatar is being applied to include treasury investments, loans, letters of credit and trade-finance facilities, the people said. Kuwait's emir is working to mediate the Gulf crisis around Qatar , which is home to a major USA military base and the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.



Britons elect hung parliament in general election

But speaking after she won reelection for her own seat, she indicated the party will not accept a minority coalition government. But in United Kingdom elections this result does not automatically trigger another election. Britain's home secretary has narrowly avoided defeat in the general election, holding on to her seat in Parliament by 346 votes after a recount. May became prime minister through a Conservative Party leadership contest when predecessor David Cameron resigned after the ...


Trump offers to host summit on Qatar crisis

Trump offers to host summit on Qatar crisis

USA and European officials said that while United States government agencies and experts were convinced that the news agency and the Qatari government's Twitter feed were hacked, they have not yet determined who did the hacking. - The Muslim Brotherhood rejected what it called false accusations of terrorism by Saudi Arabia . The diplomatic confrontation between the Gulf States and Qatar is becoming increasingly internationalized.



UK exit polls show Theresa May's Conservatives falling short of majority

People were "voting for hope for the future and turning their backs on austerity", he said. "If there is a message, the Prime MInister called the election because she wanted a mandate. Her defeat was followed by the loss of Cabinet Office minister Ben Gummer in Ipswich. Mr Gummer was the author of the manifesto which was blamed for driving away older voters furious at its plans to sell elderly people's homes after their deaths to pay for social care.


Netanyahu: Israel will not relinquish security control over Judea and Samaria

Netanyahu: Israel will not relinquish security control over Judea and Samaria

To Israel and the mainstream media, the conflict was about the existence of the Israeli state, but to the actual Israeli government, the war was about territory control. On 14 May 1948, the State of Israel was born, but nearly seven decades later, “the world still awaits the birth of an independent Palestinian state, ” he said , offering once again to work with all relevant stakeholders to support a genuine peace process.



Eighth person killed in London attack found in Thames river

They were walking over London Bridge when the three assailants in a van mowed down pedestrians on the bridge and then launched a stabbing spree in and around bars in nearby Borough Market. The 29-year-old man was detained in Newham, east London - the 18th person to be arrest in the inquiry. The other attacker who has been named was 30-year-old Rachid Redouane , who also went by the alias Rachid Elkhdar and claimed to be Moroccan or Libyan, police said.