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Qatar, accused of supporting terrorism, hires ex-US attorney general

They also warned that anyone who expresses support for Qatar online faces imprisonment and hefty fines. "We can not be happy in a situation when the relations between our partners are worsening". Bahrain also said Qatar needed to "correct its policies" and fight terrorism. Trump on Friday said that Qatar was funding terrorism "at a very high level", and said solving the problem in the tiny Gulf nation could be "the beginning of the end of terrorism". Lire la suite »

London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck to kill more people

It turns out that attacker Khuram Butt originally tried to rent a 7.5 tonne truck, similar to the one used in the Bastille Day attack in Nice that killed 86 people and injured hundreds more past year. "There is a possibility that they could have come back", Haydon said. Earlier on Saturday, a 27-year-old man was arrested during a raid in Ilford, east London. Lire la suite »

London terrorist 'flagged by Italian intelligence'

He added: "We are paying a heavy cost in these attacks". British police said that they had recovered a body from the Thames river believed to be that of 45-year-old Frenchman Xavier Thomas , missing since the night of the attack. At least two of the men were known to British intelligence and law-enforcement officials, raising questions about whether anything could have been done to prevent the assault. Lire la suite »

Donald Trump breaks silence on Comey testimony


Meanwhile, a congressional panel asked for any tapes of their conversations. Mr Trump also seized on Mr Comey's revelation that he had directed a friend to release memos he'd written documenting his conversations with the president to a reporter. Lire la suite »

James Comey Lied and I'll Testify to That Under Oath

While Comey said he would welcome the release of tapes , Trump and aides refuse to say whether such tapes exist. "I thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel ", Mr Comey said. Trump was uncharacteristically quiet during Comey's thundering Senate testimony. "Those were lies, plain and simple", Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee . Lire la suite »

Stars must win big to win fans back - Ahinful


On Wednesday, they beat Asokwa Deportivo 6-1 in a warm up match and Dwamena scored two goals on the day. "I think moving the game to Kumasi is a good idea because it has been long since we played here and we will do everything possible to put the smiles back on the faces of the fans". Lire la suite »

USA soldiers killed and 1 wounded by Afghan commando in Achin


Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said the militants claimed responsibility for the attack. "We are aware of an incident in eastern Afghanistan", the US-led military coalition said in a brief statement. fighter jets have sharply increased in recent months, just as the White House considers requests from military commanders to send thousands more troops to Afghanistan. Lire la suite »

Iran. Les auteurs des attentats avaient sévi en Syrie et en Irak


Ils étaient revenus une première fois en Iran à l'été 2016 " avec l'intention de mener des opérations terroristes dans des villes religieuses " sous la direction d'Abou Aisha, " un haut commandant " de l'EI. Le président américain a, par ailleurs, souligné prier pour " le peuple iranien " ainsi que pour les " victimes innocentes " des attaques de Téhéran. Lire la suite »

Attentat de Téhéran : les terroristes avaient combattu en Syrie et en Irak


L'Etat islamique a revendiqué la responsabilité du double attentat , qui a fait 17 morts, mais les gardiens de la Révolution l'ont imputé à l'Arabie saoudite . De tels attentats sont exceptionnels à Téhéran, les derniers ayant eu lieu dans les années ayant suivi la révolution islamique de 1979, commis pour la plupart par l'organisation armée des Moudjahidines du peuple. Lire la suite »

Eric Trump reportedly misled donors about where his cancer charity's money went


To date, Eric Trump has raised more than $11 million - including $2.9 million a year ago - for the hospital's research, most of it through the golf tournaments, according to Forbes . He threw huge annual golf events (at the family's golf course, naturally), with all of the money raised going to the hospital because daddy didn't charge anything to use the venue and all the other costs were comped. Lire la suite »

Russia calls for dialogue in Qatar crisis

In an effort to show the president and the top US diplomat are literally on the same page despite the different tone they took throughout the week, the White House gave reporters a sheet juxtaposing quotes from Trump on the Qatar situation with similar comments from Tillerson. Lire la suite »

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable

Downing Street initially said an outline agreement on a " confidence and supply " arrangement had been reached with the DUP which will be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday. "What the country needs now is certainty", she said. Later, she said she "obviously wanted a different result" and felt "sorry" for colleagues who lost their seats. Lire la suite »

Comey testimony raises questions over Trump acts amid Russia probe

Trump has a long history of threatening to file complaints and lawsuits and not following through. "I haven't had conversations with them about that , and so I don't want to speak for them, but I will say that it's something we should be able to agree on a bipartisan basis that we ought to subpoena those tapes", Castro responded. Lire la suite »

Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election

The election shock is "yet another own goal " that will make "already complex negotiations even more complicated", said the European Parliament's top Brexit official, Guy Verhofstadt. European Union budget commissioner Guenther Oettinger, meanwhile, warned that May was now likely to be a "weak" negotiating partner, which could also be bad for Europe. Lire la suite »

DUP agrees principles to back UK Conservatives

Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May is appointing new members of her government after several of them lost their seats in Parliament in this week's general election that proved disastrous for her Conservative Party. The party was founded in 1971 by the Rev. Ian Paisley - a firebrand preacher from the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster. Earlier this afternoon, Mrs May said would work with her "friends and allies" in the DUP. Lire la suite »

Theresa May's joint chiefs of staff resign after botched Conservative election gamble

United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May has sent her chief whip Gavin Williamson to hold talks with the Democratic Unionist Party as she seeks to shore up her position, while two of her closest aides have quit. The outcome leaves May on Saturday battling to unite different factions in her party and reliant on the 10 seats of socially-conservative Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party parliamentarians just nine days before the United Kingdom begins negotiating its departure from the EU. Lire la suite »

British voters wake up and ask - Who are the DUP?

The DUP website crashed on Friday morning after a surge of interest , and DUP was also one of the most searched terms on Google . Their differences highlight Northern Ireland's often stark dichotomy between religious-based social conservatism and secular progressive liberalism. Lire la suite »

London Bridge attack: Met Police officer recalls 'surreal' moment terrorism struck

Also in the van were 13 Molotov cocktails and two blow torches to ignite them - which could also fit the siege theory. Echevarria was killed during the Saturday's attack at London Bridge, England. Cole, 41, said the attack was "the most challenging, most intense situation I've dealt with" in an 18-year police career. They found a number of office chairs and a suitcase, and believe that the attackers had told family they were using the van to move as a cover story. Lire la suite »

Iran arrests seven Tehran attack suspects

We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran , and for the Iranian people, who are going through such challenging times. As thousands of Iranians attended a funeral for the victims, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday's attacks would only increase hate for the USA and Saudi governments, according to state media. Lire la suite »

Donald Trump urges Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

The Supreme Court is nearly certain to step into the case because it nearly always has the final say when a lower court strikes down a federal law or presidential action. The panel nonetheless concluded it was unconstitutional in this instance, because Trump's stated national security interest in issuing the order was little more than a pretext for discriminating against Muslims . Lire la suite »

Tehran calls US' statement on terror attack 'repugnant,' vows to seek revenge

While Washington and much of the world justifiably associates Tehran with sponsorship of terrorism, Iranian leaders instead see themselves and their government as perennial victims of foreign-orchestrated terrorist plots. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said in statement following the incident: "Once again, unscrupulous criminals have claimed the lives of many innocent people". Lire la suite »

President Trump urges Qatar to stop funding terrorism


The United States has major military base in Qatar that serves, in part, as a launchpad for strikes on Islamic State insurgents. The swift sequence of efforts to isolate Qatar leaves the country in an extremely precarious position - forty percent of the country's food is supplied by Saudi Arabia , for instance, and the nation relies on other countries for things ranging from sustenance to labor . Lire la suite »

Trump hits out again over travel ban

Trump said his Justice Department should ask for an "expedited hearing" on the second ban and "seek much tougher version!" In a series of morning tweets, Trump said the Justice Department "should have stayed" with the first travel ban executive order. Lire la suite »