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Jeremy Corbyn attacks Theresa May over Syria strikes

Jeremy Corbyn attacks Theresa May over Syria strikes

Jeremy Corbyn tells the House of Commons that Theresa May is accountable to the UK parliament, ‘not the whims of the US president’. The prime minister defended her decision to join military strikes in Syria without first consulting parliament. https://youtu.be/VfqQPl9y-QE

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Protest in London against Syria escalation by Trump

Protest in London against Syria escalation by Trump

On Friday, April 13 campaigners from the Stop the War Coalition (STWC) have staged a protest outside the residence of the UK Prime Minister Theresa May, urging her to refrain from joining in any US-led strikes in Syria. The protesters presented a letter signed by a number of politicians, celebrities, academics and trade unionists saying that “further military intervention, as proposed by Trump, May, ...

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Caravan of protesters in london: Saudi Prince Not Welcome

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Saudi Prince Not Welcome: Saudi crown prince to face protests during UK visit over Yemen war atrocities

[ad_1] A coalition of UK-based human rights groups have said protests will be held in London this week against a state visit by the powerful Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The coalition has planned demonstrations outside the prime minister’s residence in Downing Street for when Theresa May meets Mohammed bin Salman, who is on his first official foreign tour ...

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Hidden things behind Hekmatyar’s Trip to Saudi Arabia and Turkey: Saudi Arabia seeks to transfer terrorist groups to Afghanistan

  Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s Saaudi trip followed by his Turkey trip on the official invitation of the young Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman shows signs of extensive planning to create insecurity in the region. According to informed sources, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar in his visit to Turkey and Saudi Arabia has tried his best to transfer the terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra and Jaish ...

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Trump dictated misleading statement on son’s meeting with Russian: Washington Post

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump dictated a statement, later shown to be misleading, in which his son Donald Trump Jr. said a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer in June 2016 was not related to his father’s presidential campaign, the Washington Post reported on Monday. Trump Jr. released emails earlier in July that showed he eagerly ...

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Israeli police recommend indictment of Netanyahu on corruption charges

  JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime ­Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be indicted in two corruption cases on suspicion of accepting bribes, fraud and breach of trust, police recommended Tuesday, ramping up pressure on the leader who has served more than a decade in office. After more than a year of investigations, Israeli police said they believe there is sufficient evidence against the prime ...

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Dozens picket Saudi embassy in London demanding end of UK arms sales to Riyadh

[ad_1] Dozens of people participated in a protest against UK’s ongoing weapon sales to Saudi Arabia, involved in a war in Yemen, that took place outside the Saudi Embassy in London. The demonstration organized by the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) took place on Saturday. The campaigners expressed their outrage over UK’s continuing arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which had been leading an international ...

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Mohammed Bin Salman

Activists demand UK cancel Mohammed Bin Salman visit

[ad_1] Theresa May should raise the issue of freedom of expression with Saudi Arabia’s crown prince when he comes to visit – even if the lecture grates Theresa May is expected to welcome Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, the country’s de facto ruler, to Downing Street in the coming weeks. The 32-year-old is now in control of a kingdom where ...

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Britons divided over Brexit, research finds

[ad_1] The social divide revealed by Britain’s 2016 vote to leave the European Union is not only here to stay but deepening, according to academic research published on Wednesday. Think tank The UK in a Changing Europe said Britons were unlikely to change their minds about leaving the EU, despite the political and economic uncertainty it has brought, because attitudes ...

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