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EU rebuffs Israeli PM Netanyahu’s call on Jerusalem row

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The EU’s diplomatic chief on Monday bluntly rejected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s suggestion that Europe would follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as the Jewish state’s capital, saying there would be no change to its stance on the holy city. Netanyahu said the controversial announcement by US President Donald …

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Uber heads to court in fight for London survival

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Uber will defend its right to operate in London in a court hearing on Monday after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its licence in its most important European market. Regulator Transport for London (TfL) shocked the Silicon Valley firm by rejecting its …

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Iraq holds victory parade after defeating Islamic State

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An Iraqi military parade in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone celebrated final victory over Islamic State on Sunday, with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi looking on as troops marched in formation, their bodies spelling “victory day” in Arabic. Abadi, who is also commander-in-chief of the armed forces, listened solemnly to Quranic …

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