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United States soldiers killed in attack by Afghan soldier; Taliban claims responsibility

United States soldiers killed in attack by Afghan soldier; Taliban claims responsibility

Yesterday's attack came just hours after an United States air strike killed and wounded at least six Afghan policemen in southern Helmand province , in the latest "friendly fire" incident. American troops, including special forces, also carry out separate counterterrorism missions. "The incident is under investigation, said the statement, adding more information will be released as appropriate".



Qatar sanctions aim to cut support to extremism: UAE

The administration is also demanding Qatar drop all support for Syria's Salafist groups; those which adhere to the ideology of al Qaeda , the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and their subsidiaries. Many Gulf political experts saw a lack of coherent strategy. Qatar ally Turkey meanwhile hosted the Bahraini foreign minister for talks on the crisis.


Coats takes center stage with new questions of Trump interference

Coats takes center stage with new questions of Trump interference

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers wouldn't give details of any conversations they've had with President Donald Trump about, well, anything. He was, no doubt, expressing hope he will get a different answer from former FBI Director James Comey , who is scheduled to testify before the committee on Thursday.


Former aide hits out at 'toxic' team around PM

Former aide hits out at 'toxic' team around PM

He said the Conservatives' failure to win was down to an "unexpected surge" of support for Labour and he conceded his party had failed to communicate a sufficiently "positive" message to voters and address their "frustrations" over years of austerity and inter-generational divisions, including over Brexit .



Trump Says He May Soon Reveal Whether Tapes Exist of Comey Conversations

Under oath, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director also told the Senate Intelligence Committee that the president had asked him during a one-one dinner at the White House to pledge loyalty. I mean, think of it. Trump continued to be coy about the possibility of there being recordings of his conversations with Comey, which he has suggested previously .