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Britain raises terror threat level after concert carnage - 05/24/2017

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM, Edouard GUIHAIRE / Rosie SCAMMELL- Britain prepared to deploy soldiers at key sites on Wednesday, having raised its terror threat level to maximum after a suicide bomber...

Police name 22-year-old Salman Abedi as Manchester bombing suspect - 05/23/2017

London - by Guy JACKSON / Valérie LEROUX - Manchester police name Salman Abedi, 22, as the suspect in the arena bombing that killed 22 people.   By targeting children at a pop concert in...

Qatar claims it is victim of terror smear 'campaign' - 05/21/2017

Qatar said Saturday it was the victim of an orchestrated smear campaign in sections of the media over its alleged "support" for terrorism, a claim Doha denounced as a "lie".   In a strongly...

Erdogan to return as ruling party chief after vote victory - 05/21/2017

Ankara, Turkey | AFP | President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to return as chairman of Turkey's ruling party on Sunday in a special congress, swiftly exploiting a key change agreed in the...

Trump seeks to win over Muslim leaders with Islam speech - 05/21/2017

US President Donald Trump tells 50 Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia Sunday of his "hopes for a peaceful vision of Islam" a day after Washington took issue with Shiite Iran. Trump's major speech on...

Washington's UN envoy to travel to Jordan, Turkey - 05/18/2017

United Nations, United States | AFP | US Ambassador Nikki Haley will make her first trip overseas this week as Washington's envoy to the United Nations, traveling to Jordan and Turkey to focus on...

115 dead as Yemen cholera outbreak spreads: ICRC - 05/15/2017

SANAA, YEMEN, Jamil Nasser- A cholera outbreak has rapidly spread in Yemen, killing 115 people in two weeks in the impoverished country where hospitals badly damaged by more than two years of war can...

Wife of Palestinian hunger striker wants pope to intervene - 05/10/2017

Ramallah, Palestinian Territories | AFP | The wife of the leader of a hunger strike by hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails has written to Pope Francis calling on him to intervene...

Syria Kurds say US decision to arm them will hasten IS defeat - 05/10/2017

Hasakeh, Syria | AFP | Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State group in Syria said Wednesday that the "historic" US decision to provide them with arms and military equipment would speed up the...

Abbas says ready to meet Israel PM as part of Trump peace efforts - 05/09/2017

Ramallah, Palestinian Territories | AFP | by Sarah Benhaida   Mahmud Abbas said Tuesday Donald Trump was expected to visit the Palestinian territories "soon" and that he was ready to meet...
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