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UK raises terror threat level after concert carnage

MANCHESTER: Britain is imminently facing another terror attack, Prime Minister Theresa May warned Tuesday as she deployed soldiers at key sites after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a pop concert in Manchester. May said the national terror threat level was being raised from …

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Daesh claims responsibility for Manchester bombing

LONDON : Daesh has claimed responsibility for Monday’s deadly bombing of a concert at the Manchester Arena in the UK, in which at least 22 people were killed. British authorities have identified the suspected suicide bomber as Salman Abedi, according to US officials quoted by …

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19 dead,over 50 hurt in Manchester Arena blast

LONDON-BBC/UNS- Nineteen people have been killed and about 50 injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena. The blast happened at 22:35 BST on Monday following a pop concert by the US singer Ariana Grande. The cause is unknown but PM Theresa May said …

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Iran will never get nuclear weapons : Trump

US President Donald Trump has told Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, that Iran will never have nuclear weapons. He suggested the Iranians thought they could “do what they want” since negotiating a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015. Mr Trump arrived in Israel from …

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Trump ‘conveys US message of love’ to Muslim states

RIYADH – US President Donald Trump told dozens of Muslim leaders Sunday he brought “a message of friendship and hope and love”, in a keenly awaited speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia. He urged Muslim countries to ensure that “terrorists find no sanctuary on their …

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Anti-terror fight ‘not a battle between different faiths: Trump

RIYADH -UNS : US President Donald Trump will launch an appeal to confront extremism on Sunday, telling dozens of Muslim leaders in a speech that the fight against terror “is not a battle between different faiths.” The president, who is in Saudi Arabia on his …

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Trump seeks to win over Muslim leaders with Islam speech

RIYADH (AFP) – US President Donald Trump is to urge the Islamic world to confront extremism in a highly anticipated speech Sunday to dozens of Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia. Aides have said the speech, given in the cradle of Islam, will be “uplifting” but …

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Over 20 policemen killed by taliban in southern Afghanistan

KABUL: At least 20 Afghan policemen were killed early Sunday when Taliban fighters stormed multiple security outposts in the volatile southern province of Zabul, officials said, as the insurgents escalate their annual spring offensive. Local officials made desperate calls to Afghan television stations to seek …

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Traveling abroad, Trump struggles to escape crisis

President Donald Trump was taking off on Air Force One when the latest bad news pinged into the inboxes of his besieged staff – a report that he had told Russian officials that fired FBI Director James Comey was “a nut job”. Officials on board …

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Rouhani re-elected as president scoring 57% of votes

TEHRAN -UNS/BBC- Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has won a second term in office, the interior minister has announced.Out of more than 40 million votes cast, he received 57%, or close to 23m votes in total. Mr Rouhani, a moderate who agreed a deal with world …

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