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Friday News Roundup - International

A demonstrator wears a mask depicting Prime Minister Theresa May and poses with a mock gravestone bearing the words "Hard Brexit, RIP," during a protest near 10 Downing Street as results from a snap general election show the Conservatives have lost their majority.
A demonstrator wears a mask depicting Prime Minister Theresa May and poses with a mock gravestone bearing the words "Hard Brexit, RIP," during a protest near 10 Downing Street as results from a snap general election show the Conservatives have lost their majority.

The Islamic State says it was behind attacks in Iran, after attacking London. President Trump picks a fight with London’s mayor just before Britain’s snap election. And Qatar’s neighbors in the Gulf turn unexpectedly hostile.

These and more of the week’s top international news stories are on the Friday News Roundup.

GUESTS

Andrew Taylor, Professor of political science, North Carolina State University

Bruce Lawrence, Author, “The Koran in English: A Biography”; professor emeritus of Religion, Duke University

Miriam Cooke, Professor of Arab cultures, Duke University; author, “Dancing in Damascus: Creativity, Resilience, and the Syrian Revolution”

Mary Louise Kelly, National security correspondent, NPR

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