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08/06/2017 GMT

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard Blames Saudis and US for Tehran Attack

Iran's Revolutionary Guard has blames Saudi Arabia for attack that killed 12 and scores injured. Earlier, the so-called Islamic State claimed it had carried out the militant attacks on Iran's parliament and the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini in the capital Tehran.

Also in the programme: Former FBI Director James Comey confirms that President Trump asked him to go easy on an ex-national security adviser, Michael Flynn, over his links with the Russians; The mission to move a remote Antarctic research station.

(Photo: Members of Iranian forces run during an attack on the Iranian parliament in central Tehran, Iran, June 7, 2017. Credit: Getty Images)

Many Dead in Twin Attacks in Iran

Twin attacks on the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum in the capital, Tehran, have killed several people and left many more injured.

Also on the programme: last day of election campaigning in the UK; and Burmese military plane, reportedly carrying more than 100 people, goes missing.

(Picture: Iranian forces take cover as they surround the parliament building. Credit: Tasnim News Agency/Reuters)

Update on London Attacks

As the third London Bridge attacker is named, there's condemnation from an uncle of one of the extremists who carried out a van and knife attack in central London on Saturday night.

Also on the programme: A shooting in Paris; US-backed forces prepare to enter Raqqa, the Northern Syrian capital of so-called Islamic State, for the first time.

(Picture: A message is left with flowers near the scene of

Saturday's terrorist attack, on June 6, 2017 Credit: Getty Images)

London: Third Attacker Named

The third London Bridge attacker has been named as Youssef Zaghba, a Moroccan-Italian man. Questions are being asked over how well-known he was to security services.

Also in the programme: Insurgency in the southern Philippines and George Orwell

(Picture: Youssef Zaghba, Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane believed by police to be the three attackers in the June 3 terror attack on London Bridge. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Two London Attackers Named By Police

Scotland Yard said Pakistan-born Khuram Butt, 27, from east London was known to police and security service MI5. The other attacker was Rachid Redouane, 30, who also lived in east London, police claimed he was Moroccan-Libyan. Also in the programme: A diplomatic rift between Qatar and neighbouring states is threatening to disrupt air travel across the Gulf region. And Bill Cosby on trial.

(Photo: People leave tributes at a pile of flowers outside City Hall in London on June 5, 2017 to commemorate the victims of the terror attack on London Bridge and at Borough Market that killed seven people on June 3. Credit: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images)