These are the headlines we are tracking for you in this episode of On the News Line:
May in hot water
The British prime minister is facing growing calls to resign and not seek re-election in Thursday’s general elections. Theresa May has come under heavy fire from her opponents in the wake of the third terror attack in Britain in just over three months. Seven people were killed and dozens wounded on Saturday when assailants rammed a van into pedestrians at London Bridge and then carried out stabbings. The Daesh terror group claimed responsibility for the bloodshed. Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn wants the premier to step down over major cuts to the police force while she was Home Secretary.
Just recently, ‘On the Newsline’ covered the story of the Arab version of NATO, and we predicted that Saudi Arabia toughest task would be uniting the Arab nations together in order to form a pact alliance.The impossible task has just become even harder with a key alliance, Qatar, being severed from other Arab states following cuts between ties.8 states have severed ties with the small Persian Gulf peninsula state, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Libya, Egypt, Yemen, The Maldives and Mauritius have all stated that Qatar is supporting and funding Daesh.