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Turkish troops to stay in Qatar

In his strongest statement of support for Qatar in the almost three-week-old crisis centred on the Gulf state, Erdogan said the call to withdraw Turkish forces was disrespectful and that Doha - which described the demands as unreasonable - was taking the right approach. Read More »

Iran fires missiles against Islamic State in Syria

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The Revolutionary Guards said it fired a total of six missiles into Syria's Deir-ez Zor province on Sunday, from the city of Kermanshah and Iran's Kurdistan province. A United States fighter jet shot down an armed pro-Syrian regime drone just after midnight Tuesday morning, as the drone advanced on coalition forces in southern Syria , military officials said. Read More »

Eid celebrations underway in Kashmir, clashes reported

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The sporadic clashes continued in Anantnag for over an hour. Similar street fighting also broke out in Kulgam, Shopian and Pulwama towns in southern Kashmir. A mob resorted to stone pelting at Janglat Mandi in Anantnag town immediately after the prayers. J-K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and other Kashmiri leaders have been meeting the Union Ministers over the issues of the Valley, with majority promising to bring an end to the constant chaos in the state as soon as possible. Read More »

Trump wishes Muslims warm greetings on Eid

The President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, Dr. Felix Omobude, has felicitated with all Muslims in Nigeria and all around the world as they celebrate this year's Eid-el-Fitr. "This Eid we celebrate the generosity of the Muslim community". On Friday, the mosque opened its doors for the nationwide campaign "fast with a Muslim friend", which aims to teach non-Muslims about the significance of fasting during Ramadan . Read More »

Karl Rove: GOP Used Old-School Methods to Win in Georgia

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President Donald Trump lauded Ms Handel's victory on Twitter as the results were announced shortly before midnight. And they point out that even if Georgia's 6th District, which the president only narrowly carried, wasn't Trump Country, it was still a reliably red area that was going to be hard to overcome. Read More »

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

Happ. Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna says he is out of sorts mentally, feeling "anxious" and "weird". "I'm just a little bit lost right now". He walked none and struck out two. It wasn't the bullpen that took down the Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium. The victory moved the Royals (36-36) to.500 for the first time this season. Read More »

Muslims Across the World Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr

Speaking on the ocasion Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council President Sheikh Muhammad-Amin Jamal Omar called on worshippers to continue the support and compassion that they have shown for the needy during Ramadan while celebrating the day. Read More »

US urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension

Speaking outside the Istanbul mosque after prayers marking the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday, Erdogan said he would continue his planned programme despite feeling briefly unwell. That was President Tayyip Erdogan's response to Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and Egypt over demands that Turkey move out its troops from ostracised Qatar. Read More »

Eid-al-Fitr will be celebrated across India on Monday

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In countries on just about every continent, Muslims gathered for prayer , reflection and a joyous conclusion to the fasting month of Ramadan . Ramadan celebrates the revelation of the Quran to Prophet Mohammad in 610 AD. The Muslim people in UK, Europe, America and Islamic countries are celebrating Eid al-Fitr today i.e. June 25, Sunday as the new moon crescent was sighted in these countries last night. Read More »

Modi greets nation on Eid-ul-Fitr

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May Allah rewards all those who fast religiously during the holy month of Ramadan and showers them with countless blessings. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly rejected a request by his department's office of religion and global affairs to hold an event for the holiday. Read More »

On trump sued for violation of the Constitution

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In January, trump said that his business assets will be managed by his sons, in order to avoid possible conflict of interest. The suit, a signed copy of which Racine and Frosh provided to the Washington Post Sunday night, accuses Trump of " unprecedented constitutional violations ". Read More »

One week. 52 senators. Can Mitch McConnell get it done?

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Initially, the demonstration was a relatively peaceful show of dissent, as a large number of protesters gathered outside of McConnell's office to voice their anger, with some yelling, "I'd rather go to jail than die without Medicaid! ". In May, the Trump Administration proposed a federal budget that incorporated cuts to Medicaid that were included in the House version of the health care bill. Read More »

Female police officer seriously injured in Jerusalem attack

There is trouble in Israel as #Jerusalem is the centre of another terror attack . "Instead of condemning the attack, Fatah. issued a statement in which it condemn (s) the officers who killed the terrorists, and praised the murderers as heroes", Netanyahu said. Read More »

Health Care Fight: Senate Bill In Trouble, 2 Senators Seek Bipartisan Effort

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Pres. Trump bemoaned the lack of help from Democrats on health care. "I have very serious concerns about the bill", she said on ABC's "This Week" program. "So that's why they - there's such pressure on these Republicans ". The removal of such a massive swathe of subsidy could have devastating effects on vulnerable groups such as older people in nursing homes, individuals struggling with opioid addiction and those with disabilities. Read More »

Nitish correcting his mistakes by backing Kovind: Sushil Modi

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A lawyer and a former diplomat, she was the first woman Speaker of the Lok Sabha . With Kovind also being a Dalit, this makes it a Dalit vs Dalit presidential contest. Tejaswi also seemed to be fuming at the Rahul when he said, "The opposition parties also need to realise that politics can not be a part-time venture..." "The President's post carries a lot of dignity". Read More »

Helmut Kohl, German reunifier, dies

In Brussels, European flags were lowered to half mast in tribute . In a statement , former U.S. President George H.W. Bush mourned the death of his colleague and close ally, who first led West Germany and then oversaw its reunification with Communist East Germany. Read More »

No country questioned surgical strikes, says Modi

Washington- Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here from Portugal on Sunday, on the second leg of his three-nation tour, that will also take him to the Netherlands. In response, US-based Indian firms have started employing more Americans. Noting that US-India trade has tripled over the last decade, reaching a historic high of almost United States dollars 110 billion in 2015, USIBC said there is an opportunity for both the countries to also sync their regulatory and standards system to ... Read More »

S. Korea president invites N. Korea to 2018 Winter Olympics

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To date, North Korea has tested their missile and rocket technology at a torrid pace this year. Also, 39.8 percent described North Korea as a country for cooperation or assistance, up 5.1 points from the earlier survey, while 44.3 percent viewed it as a hostile nation or one to be on guard against. Read More »

AP WAS THERE: Supreme Court legalizes interracial marriage

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In Loving v. Virginia , the Supreme Court struck down Virginia's law and similar ones in about one-third of the states. The union landed the Lovings in jail, and then before the U.S. Matt Fritzinger, a state employee who attended the dedication, said he was there to recognize the Lovings for paving the way for his own interracial marriage . Read More »

Reagan: I Guess Donald Trump Was Right

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But at a meeting with House Democrats on Wednesday, Pelosi urged her caucus members not to overreact to a Republican win in a longtime Republican district. "Some pointing the finger now at House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi ". Debate has swirled among Democrats about what strategy to deploy: going all in with a nationwide anti-Trump agenda, or tailoring individual races to local economic issues in a bid to fix fraying connections between the Democratic Party and the common voter. Read More »

Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city

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Hapilon, whose attempted arrest by government forces sparked the militants' bid to take over the city, is one of America's most-wanted terrorists. "We have been told that the military has information of the spot where he was buried and government troops are now trying to locate it and recover the remains". Read More »