Stories about World Media

Jun 08 2017

Gunmen attack Iran parliament and mausoleum, killing at least one: State media

At least 12 persons were killed on Wednesday in the first terror attack claimed by the Islamic State in Iran , with two bands of killers targeting the Parliament House a...

Jun 08 2017

Marawi City siege was start of extremist plan Featured — AFP chief

Marawi has about 200,000 people, but thousands of them have evacuated due to the recent unrest. The person who took the video was also not mentioned. It is now almost a ...

Jun 08 2017

Third London Bridge attacker named as Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba

A Canadian and a Frenchman were among the dead and citizens of several nations were among the 48 injured, including Australia, Bulgaria, France, Greece and New Zealand. S...

Jun 08 2017

IS-claimed Iran's shrine, parliament attacks kill 12

This would be the first terrorist attack the Sunni extremist group has purported to carry out in the Shiite-majority country, which (alongside Russia) is now fighting...

Jun 08 2017

Kuwait Emir leaves for UAE over Qatar mediation

He accused Qatar of being "the main champion of extremism and terrorism in the region". Aside from providing a vital base for U.S. troops, Qatar has garnered signific...

Jun 08 2017

Comey: I Only Recorded Memos For Trump, Not Obama

Though numerous details in the testimony had leaked in reports over the last several months, Comey's published words added new authority to old allegations and new insigh...

Jun 08 2017

Arsenal jersey helps neighbours identify Pakistan-origin man as London attacker

Scotland Yard said he was known to police and MI5 but there was no intelligence to suggest an attack. "Yes we do have a problem, we should never have cut the police...

Jun 08 2017

Trump to Nominate Chris Christie's Former Lawyer as FBI Director

The FBI is overseeing an ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. election, an investigation that Trump has reportedly tried to encourage intelligence...

Jun 08 2017

Even North Korea Is Criticizing Trump Pulling Out Of The Paris Accord

Hawaii is making our planet great again in the wake of President Donald Trump's controversial announcement last week that he's pulling the US out of the Paris climate...

Jun 08 2017

Travel Ban Needed For 'Certain Dangerous Countries', Says Donald Trump

Rather, it was a pause created to provide the government an opportunity to reassess its vetting procedures. They also note the government had not ask the Supreme Court ...

Jun 08 2017

Jeremy Corbyn most tweeted-about leader on campaign trail, analysis reveals

LONDON (AP) - After a seven-week election campaign that veered from the boredom of staged soundbites to the trauma of two deadly attacks, Britain's political leaders a...

Jun 08 2017

Election drive in UK back on in terror's shadow

Armed police responded and within eight minutes had shot dead all three attackers. Khuram Shazad Butt was 27 and a British citizen born in Pakistan, police said in...

Jun 08 2017

United States condemns 'terrorist' attacks in Iran; 12 killed

At the same time, a shooting spree and suicide bombing happened at the sacred shrine of supreme leader Ayatollah Khomeini . A statement published by the Guards said: "...

Jun 08 2017

Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis - White House

Trump's Tuesday tweet - in which he said "all reference was pointing to Qatar" as a financer of extremism - was especially surprising given Qatar's role as host of the la...

Jun 08 2017

Paris police shoot suspected hammer attacker outside Notre Dame cathedral

The attacker was wounded but not killed, police said. As well as a hammer, he was also carrying kitchen knives. Collomb said the officer's condition is not very serio...

Jun 08 2017

'Trumpification': Row between Gulf states & Qatar helps nobody, German FM says

Qatar's isolation from powerful fellow Arab states advanced, however. Qatar has provided tens of millions of dollars for the reconstruction of Gaza since the last co...

Jun 08 2017

Kuwait's emir to mediate Gulf rift

The official KUNA news agency said the emir was going to Dubai for a "brotherly visit", as he is expected to hold talks with UAE leaders over the dispute with Qatar...

Jun 08 2017

Chicago officer shoots 2 men during 'armed confrontation'

The masked shooter exited a silver-colored vehicle with a rifle, according to police, and fired multiple rounds at the boys before getting back in the auto and fleeing th...

Jun 08 2017

Qatar Airways arranges charter flight from Jeddah to Doha via Kuwait

The turmoil has hit those who had booked on Qatar Airways or on flights via Doha to return home. Earlier, a Saudi press agency statement said the move was necessary bec...

Jun 08 2017

Backed forces announce 'great battle' to capture Syria's Raqa

The surrounding province of Deir al-Zour is nearly entirely controlled by the Islamist militias that have served as proxy forces in the six-year-old US-backed war to topp...