Alahednews Alahednews UK Licensed $7.6bn Worth of Arms to Saudi-led Forces in First Four Years of Yemen War The UK government licensed £6.3bn [$7.6bn] worth of arms to the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen in the four years of the group’s bombing campaign. Immigration to UK Falls to Five-Year Low Ahead of Brexit Net immigration to Britain sank to its lowest since 2013 during the year to the end of March. UK’s Johnson on a Europe Tour: Brexit on Top Boris Johnson will visit European capitals this week on his first overseas trip as British leader. UK: Boris Johnson Urges Lawmakers to Back October 31 Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged lawmakers to support an Oct. 31 Brexit. UK’s Labor Calls for Investigation into Finance Minister Javid UK’s Labor Party called for the investigation of Sajid Javid’s role in financial misconduct. The Guardian: Johnson Ally’s Firm Ran Facebook Propaganda Network to Burnish MBS’ Reputation The lobbying firm run by Boris Johnson’s close ally secretly built a network of unbranded “news” pages on Facebook for dozens of clients. Sterling Slumps towards $1.21 amid Scramble to Price No-Deal Brexit Sterling crashed lows against the yen and fell towards the $1.21 mark versus the dollar. Britain Refuses Tanker Swap with Iran UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on Sunday rejected the idea of a tanker exchange between Iran and the United Kingdom. UK Daily: Iran Military Power Likely to Overpower UK A UK daily warned that Iranian military strength may overpower British forces amid tensions. EU Partners Warn Johnson against Brexit «Provocations» UK’s European partners warned Johnson that his hardline Brexit stance was putting the country on a “collision course” with the EU. UK’s Johnson ’Very Unhelpful’ On Brexit, Risks No Deal – Irish FM Johnson’s approach to Brexit was “very unhelpful” and would block an agreement. UK: Thousands Protest Outside Downing Street against Boris Johnson Becoming PM Thousands of people took to the streets of the United Kingdom to protest against new Prime Minister Boris Johnson. New UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Takes Office Johnson took office on 24 July after winning the Conservative leadership contest. UK Licensed £650m of Arms to Saudi Arabia in Six Months after Khashoggi Murder The UK government said it condemned the murder ’in the strongest possible terms’ but has kept selling arms. Boris Johnson Elected New Tory Leader, Set to Become UK PM Boris Johnson will become Britain’s next prime minister. Boris Johnson Is Runaway Favorite to Be UK’s Next Prime Minister Johnson is highly-fancied to be announced as outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May’s successor. Around 12 UK Ministers Expected to Resign This Week Around 12 UK ministers reportedly expected to resign this week as junior minister Duncan quits. Report: UK to Send Nuclear Sub, Commandos to the Gulf after Iran Tanker Seizure The UK is beefing up its military presence in the Gulf with a nuclear-powered submarine and maritime forces. UK to Send 250 Troops to Mali for Peacekeeping Ops Britain is to send 250 troops to the troubled African nation of Mali next year. UK Minister Quits Before Johnson Becomes No-Deal Brexit PM A UK minister quit before the country’s presumed new Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes office. UK Lawmakers Vote in Bid to Frustrate No-Deal Brexit MPs in the UK backed a measure that would frustrate any attempt to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament. Trump Says Boris Johnson Will ’Straighten Out Brexit’ In Fresh Attack on Theresa May Trump compared himself to Tory frontrunner Boris Johnson in a fresh attack on British Prime Minister Theresa May. UK: Boris Johnson Will Resist Calls for Brexit Delay Boris Johnson has the backbone to resist pressure from parliament to delay Brexit again even if it means leaving the European Union without a deal. UK Seeks to Ease Tension with Iran Hunt said the UK seeks to reduce tensions with Iran. Reports: UK Sending 2nd Warship to Gulf as Iranian Tensions Simmer The UK has vowed to increase is military presence in the Gulf by sending a second warship.