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White House Wars and Military Conflicts

  • *May back on campaign trail after London killings. LONDON, June 5- Britain's election campaign resumed in earnest on Monday with Prime Minister Theresa May's opinion poll lead narrowing and the focus firmly on her security record after an attack by marauding jihadis killed seven people in the heart of London. All three attackers were shot dead by police, who made...

  • President Donald Trump speaks aboard the pre-commissioned USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier in Newport News, Virginia, March 2, 2017.

    Trump's slide in military approval is attributed to ongoing Russia tensions, firing of James Comey and budget cuts for bases, NBC reports.

  • LONDON, June 5- After militants killed seven people and injured 48 in London, British Prime Minister Theresa May resumes campaigning on Monday just three days before a national election which polls show is much tighter than previously predicted. May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism after three knife-wielding assailants...

  • *May back on campaign trail after London killings. LONDON, June 5- Britain's election campaign resumed in earnest on Monday with Prime Minister Theresa May's opinion poll lead narrowing and the focus firmly on her security record after an attack by marauding jihadis killed seven people in the heart of London. With the London attack dominating attention, a...

  • LONDON, June 5- After militants killed seven people and injured 48 in London, British Prime Minister Theresa May resumes campaigning on Monday just three days before a national election which polls show is much tighter than previously predicted. May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism after three knife-wielding assailants...

  • *Powerful Arab states accuse Qatar of backing Iran agenda. *Egypt accuses Qatar of plan to sow discord. DUBAI, June 5- Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism, opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world.

  • *Powerful Arab states accuse Qatar of backing Iran agenda. *Egypt accuses Qatar of plan to sow discord. DUBAI, June 5- Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism, opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world.

  • *Powerful Arab states accuse Qatar of backing Iran agenda. *Egypt accuses Qatar of plan to sow discord. DUBAI, June 5- Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism, opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world.

  • *Britain mourns after seven killed in London Bridge attack. May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism after three knife-wielding assailants rammed a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby, killing seven people and injuring 48.. After the third militant attack in Britain in less than three months, May...

  • *Powerful Arab states accuse Qatar of backing Iran agenda. *Egypt accuses Qatar of plan to sow discord. DUBAI, June 5- Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism, opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world.

  • DUBAI, June 5- Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism, in an unprecedented breach between the most powerful members of the Gulf Cooperation Council. These were more severe measures than during a previous eight-month rift in 2014, when Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE...

  • DUBAI, June 5- Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing the wealthy Gulf Arab state of supporting terrorism. The coordinated move dramatically escalates a simmering dispute over Qatar's support of the Muslim Brotherhood, the world's oldest Islamist movement, and adds accusations that Doha even...

  • *Britain mourns after seven killed in London Bridge attack. LONDON, June 5- After a militant attack on a nightlife district of London this weekend, British Prime Minister Theresa May will resume campaigning on Monday just three days before a national election which polls show is much tighter than previously predicted. May said Britain must be tougher in...

  • LONDON, June 4- Facebook said it wanted to make its social media platform a "hostile environment" for terrorists in a statement issued after attackers killed seven people in London and prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to demand action from internet firms. Three attackers rammed a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby on...

  • LONDON, June 4- Facebook said it wanted to make its social media platform a "hostile environment" for terrorists in a statement issued after attackers killed seven people in London and prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to demand action from internet firms. Three attackers drove a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby on...

  • LONDON, June 4- London police are unsure if all the militants involved in a deadly attack on the London Bridge area late on Saturday have been accounted for, Sky News reported on Sunday. "They have not been able to confirm to us that at this stage all of the terrorists have been accounted for. So we have to go on the original advice that they put out some time ago to the...

  • A ballistic rocket is test-fired through a precision control guidance system in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) May 30, 2017.

    The United States on Thursday blacklisted nine companies and government institutions, including two Russian firms, and three people for their support of North Korea's weapons programs.

  • US missile defense agency takes out ballistic missile in live-fire test

    The successful test was conducted by the Missile Defense Agency that involved intercepting an intercontinental ballistic missile target.

  • New U.S. missile defense system intercepts ICBM in test

    The US Missile Defense Agency, in cooperation with other military agencies, successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday during the first live-fire test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense element of the US' ballistic missile defense system.

  • ZURICH, May 30- Switzerland could eventually be in the market for as many as 70 new fighter jets or as few as 20 under scenarios laid out on Tuesday by a defense ministry task force examining how to replace the neutral country's aging air force fleet. The most expensive and powerful option would be to buy 55-70 aircraft and ground-based air defense weapons for an...