Trump prayed at the Western Wall, visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and at Yad Vashem - Israel's national Holocaust memorial - he paid respects to the 6 million Jews who were killed by the Nazis and their collaborators. Conflict, he said, "cannot continue forever". "Making peace, however, will not be easy". The visit raised questions about whether the US would indicate the site is Israeli territory.
So Trump is, in those remarks, kind of putting Israeli-Palestinian peace kind of in the center of the agenda. Speaking at the Israel Museum, he declared both sides ready to move forward, though there were no tangible signs of the dormant peace process being revived.
The pose echoed a weird viral photo that emerged from Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, where while opening an anti-extremism centre, the U.S. president, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia and President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi of Egypt were photographed touching a glowing orb .
Britain was on its second-highest alert level of "severe", meaning an attack by militants is considered highly likely, after the suicide bomb blast at the end of a concert by U.S. He said Kenya will stand with the United Kingdom at its hard time, being the country's crucial ally and partner in development and war against terrorism.
That effort so far includes the arrest of a 23-year-old man in connection with the attack and two warrants - one in Whalley Range and the other in Fallowfield - Hopkins said. Britain's national terror threat level has been "severe", the second-highest of five levels meaning an attack is highly likely, since August 2014, and May said this would remain unchanged, but under review.
Trump said in a speech in Jerusalem Tuesday that both Israeli and Palestinian leaders "are ready to reach for peace". I know you've heard it before. A hunger strike of Palestinian security prisoners led by imprisoned Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti entered it's 37th day on the second day of Trump's visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
The short visit in Bethlehem came a day after Trump met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , as Palestinians held a general strike in support of hundreds of hunger-striking prisoners held in Israeli jails. The families said in a letter to Trump, who is visiting Bethlehem , that the life of their children is in danger after 37 days of fast because they demand their basic rights.
Greater Manchester Police said in a statement: "With regards to the ongoing investigation into last night's horrific attack at the Manchester Arena , we can confirm we have arrested a 23-year-old man in south Manchester ". "We believe the attacker was carrying an improvised explosive device, which he detonated, causing this atrocity", Hopkins said according to CNN . "My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Manchester tonight.
The killer waited until the end of the concert and as people started streaming out to the foyer, he activated the bomb which some reports say was filled with metal parts. Police also carried out searches at two homes, including the house in the leafy suburban neighbourhood where Abedi's was registered as having lived.
The injured were admitted to district hospitals in Uttarkashi and Chinyalisaur, said Uttarkashi district magistrate Ashish Shrivastava, adding that there were 29 pilgrims, mostly from Indore, in the bus at the time of the accident . Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat too, announced a compensation of Rs. 1 lakh to the deceased's kin and Rs. 50,000 to those injured. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the tragic incident.
Greater Manchester Police's Chief Constable Ian Hopkins echoed those words and added the stories of those who came together in the aftermath; of the doctors who came in when they were off shift, the communities who opened their doors to the displaced and the emergency crews who worked tirelessly through the night.
Footage from the protests showed a few protesters wearing gas masks. "There's nothing explosive here". (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). A man peers from behind his makeshift shield carrying the Spanish messages "For my grandchildren" and "Free Venezuela " on a highway during a national sit-in against President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas , Venezuela , Monday, Ma.
Mayawati visited the area after Dalits held a demonstration over anti-Dalit violence at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on May 21. District magistrate N P Singh said the state government gave a compensation of Rs 15 lakhs to the deceased and Rs 50,000 to the other injured.
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said McGurk has "the full support and backing" of Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . The Turkish embassy's take on the situation is quite different: they're claiming that demonstrators were "affiliated with the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party)" and that they "began aggressively provoking Turkish-American citizens who had peacefully assembled to greet the President".
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said America's role in Syria's conflict was unchanged. They were potentially probing to see how close they could get to At Tanf, an anonymous U.S. In this case, an official told The Associated Press, Russia tried multiple times to contact the Syrian forces. Coalition officials initially tried to stem the advance of the Syrian military convoy with a series of warning shots and USA aircraft carrying out a low flyover above the convoy in a show of force.
In a message posted online, its news service said, "A soldier of the Caliphate managed to place explosive devises in the midst of gatherings of the Crusaders in the British City of Manchester ".Though a top American intelligence official said the claim could not be verified.
Mr. Brennan described a previously undisclosed warning he made to his counterpart in Russian intelligence , Alexander Bortnikov , the head of the Russian FSB service, not to interfere in the US election in an August phone call. Brennan also said he believes that Russian intelligence officials "will try to exploit elections" and present a "serious" threat. They're protesting what they say is Trump administration's slow cooperation on the Russian Federation investigations.
Brennan said he was one of the first U.S. officials to warn Moscow about its activities and to cease efforts to affect the election's outcome. The White House has refused to comment on the reports, but Trump has previously denied that there was any collusion between his campaign and the Russian government.
The Director of National Intelligence has told a Senate committee that he can not publicly comment on whether Donald Trump asked him to push back against an investigation into possible collusion between Trump campaign advisers and Russian Federation.
Mueller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein last week to lead the investigation into interference in the presidential election and any possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Both the NSA and Coats' office declined comment to both NBC News and the Post . He also said that if he is called before an investigative committee, such as the Senate Intelligence Committee, "I certainly will provide them with what I know and what I don't know".
Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it. "But with determination, compromise and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal". Before Trump arrived for his speech, hard-line Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett told reporters, he was pleased Trump had not mentioned the two-state solution.
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On Sunday, North Korea launched a medium-range ballistic missile just hours before President Trump delivered a major speech in Saudi Arabia. The missile travelled about 310 miles before landing in the Pacific Ocean. The US, South Korea and Japan sharply denounced the launch and jointly requested an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the matter.
It's not easy, but we agree with him - peace is possible. His visit to Saudi Arabia, and speech to leaders from over 50 majority-Muslim countries on Sunday, is reflective of that. Dr. Mitchell Bard is the author/editor of 24 books including the 2017 edition of Myths and Facts: A Guide to the Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Arab Lobby, and the novel After Anatevka: Tevye in Palestine.
He added that it was Iran's allies in Lebanon , Syria and Iraq that had been leading the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group and other militants. "The problem is that the Americans do not know our region and those who advise United States officials are misleading them", said Mr Rouhani, who easily defeated hardline challenger Ebrahim Raisi in last Friday's presidential election.
SEOUL , South Korea North Korea today fired a medium-range missile, USA and South Korean officials said, in the latest ballistics test for a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles. Council members reiterated the importance of maintaining peace and stability on the peninsula and in the region and expressed their commitment "to a peaceful, diplomatic and political solution to the situation".
Relations between China and the Philippines have warmed considerably since Duterte came to power past year as he has courted Chinese investment and distanced his country from traditional ally the United States . "Please do not do that because that is ours", Duterte further quoted Xi as saying. However, the president did not say that because he knows that the United States will not help the Philippines against China , according to Daria Panarina, an expert at the Institute for Oriental ...
Pyongyang carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches previous year, which led to two United Nations sanctions resolutions. North Korea has long claimed that its development of nuclear weapons is a deterrent against what it calls Washington's hostile policy toward it.
Asked whether Republicans were united in opposition to the cuts, Graham said, "I think enough of us are". "It is pushing the envelope". -The elderly: Trump's budget plan does not address Social Security or Medicare benefits for retirees, even though both programs are on track to become insolvent in the coming decades.
President Donald Trump's former national security will not provide a set of subpoenaed documents to a Senate panel, his lawyers said Monday. Last week the committee's chairman, Senator Richard Burr , told reporters that Mr Flynn was "not co-operating" with the investigation.
The visit follows an initial leg in Saudi Arabia, where he urged Islamic leaders to confront extremism. "There are many things that can happen now that could never have happened before", Trump said during the visit. "So many young handsome innocent people living and enjoying their lives murdered by evil losers in life". Trump also visited Yad Vashem, Israel's national Holocaust memorial, on Tuesday.
Police say the man, Richard Rojas, 26 , also told responding officers Thursday after he crashed his Honda Accord into protective barriers that he had smoked marijuana laced with PCP - also known as angel dust. There is no indication the incident, which unfolded just before noon, was an act of terrorism, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and other officials said.
David Videcette, a former Metropolitan Police detective who investigated the London attacks, told AFP that the jihadist group would have carefully chosen the target in Manchester . "What should have been a superb evening", Lunt said, "is now just frightful". But the sense of independence Grande so often preached in her music was stolen from them, they said, in an attack that seemed to capitalize on their joy and their youthful devotion to one of their favorite stars.
Trump and Francis had to say about each other during the presidential campaign a year ago. "Today we reaffirm the unbreakable bond of friendship between Israel and the United States". He was not accompanied by any Israeli leaders during the visit . On a visit to the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem, the president and first lady Melania Trump laid a wreath on a stone slab under which ashes from some of those killed in concentration camps are buried.
Administration officials have said Trump didn't identify the source of the information in the meeting. The president's unsolicited aside after his meeting with Netanyahu makes it nearly impossible to believe otherwise. Trump is also the first president to visit Israel this early during his presidency. Trump arrived in Tel Aviv for a two-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories and as he tried to take his wife's hand on a red carpet on the tarmac at Ben-Gurion International ...
According to the USA president, the war against that scourge is a battle between good and evil, rather than a clash of civilizations. It has nothing to do with country. Trump spoke to more than 50 Muslim and Arab leaders. The pictures were taken while Trump - on a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe - along with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visited a new Saudi center for combating extremism.
The White House, hoping to encourage Kennedy to step aside, has sent signals meant to coax him into leaving the bench when the Court's current term ends in June. McQuade joins Stephen Henderson on Detroit Today to discuss the Comey's ouster from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. But if there is to be an independent investigator, he should look into other questions.
For its part, the YPG praised on Wednesday the "historic" United States decision to arm its fighters battling ISIL and said it expected to play a stronger and more influential role in what it called the fight against "terrorism". Their half-hour conversation took place before an worldwide conference on Somalia , and Mattis said he had no doubt the US and Turkey would "work this out with due consideration and significant attention paid to Turkey's security, to NATO's security and the ...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated today, to his USA counterpart Donald Trump , his commitment to reaching a historic peace agreement with Israel. But in his public remarks, Trump steered clear of any such language, and did not mention what has been the goal of U.S. diplomacy for two decades: a state of Israel and an independent Palestinian state co-existing side-by-side.
Trump asked both the director of national intelligence and the director of the National Security Agency to make the statement, and both declined, the former official said, . Days later, The New York Times reported that Trump told Russian diplomats in an Oval Office meeting that his firing of Comey, whom he called a "nut job", had taken "great pressure" off him with regard to Russia.
Republican U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona told " Fox News Sunday" he was left "speechless" by reports of Trump's remarks about Comey in the May 10 meeting with Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister and Sergei Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the United States."I don't know how to read it except that, I'm nearly speechless because I don't know why someone would say something like that", McCain said, adding that the president should never have met with the Russian ...
Tom Graves (R., Ga.) said. Chaffetz says he will resign from Congress. U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz speaks with reporters at his home Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Alpine, Utah. "And a lot of people will never ever believe that, but that is the truth". "But that is the truth". I don't care who it is, Democrat or Republican, you can not have that happen.
He did not weigh in Israeli settlements, the status of Jerusalem or even whether the U.S. would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the Palestinians sovereign territory. In both Saudi Arabia and Israel , Trump lambasted Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism. "I'm telling you, that's what I do, they are ready to reach for peace".
He arrives in Israel on Monday after stopping first in Riyadh, while his Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt landed in Israel on Thursday to prepare for the president's visit. Trump, who is now in Saudi Arabia for his first worldwide trip since taking office in January, will arrive in Israel on Monday and meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu where the two are expected to discuss prospects for peace negotiations and security issues.
However, imposing sanctions on Chinese enterprises may provoke a backlash from the Chinese government, leading to a situation in which China ceases to cooperate on North Korean issues. "The Trump administration would be well advised to lend an ear to the voices of concern that are heard from the US and the global community", the North's Minju Joson newspaper said in a commentary Sunday.
The Ecuadorian government is to step up efforts to allow Mr Assange to continue his asylum in its country after Sweden's Director of Public Prosecutions Marianne Ny said she had chose to "discontinue" her investigation. Assange had disputed the allegations and argued that he risked being extradited from Sweden to the United States and tried for espionage. According to a message from WikiLeaks on the social network twitter , the United Kingdom refuses to "confirm or deny" if it already ...
Chairman of the Knesset Affairs and Defense Committee MK Avi Dichter hailed President Trump's statements about the connection of the Jewish people to the land of Israel , in light of the attempts by the Palestinians and other countries in the world to falsify the history of Jerusalem and Israel .
Morrissey was in his hometown last night, celebrating his birthday, when he got word of last night's terrorist attack at Manchester Arena at the end of an Ariana Grande concert that killed 22 people. "Outraged & angry about this cowardly terror attack on a crowd of young people". It is not yet known if any Australians were caught up in the attack.
The special envoy dispatched by South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In said in Tokyo that Seoul wants regular summits and improved relations, which have been hindered by the memory of Japan's harsh colonial rule of the Korean peninsula from 1910-1945.
Investigators also have questions about contacts between the Russians and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. "While we disagree with Gen. Burr and Warner said Tuesday that they also sent a letter to Flynn's attorney seeking the legal rationale for his refusal to comply with their investigation.