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Author: 0 'Abbas told Trump he is ready to begin negotiations immediately'

The President reinforced the message when he went on to have a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . Meeting Netanyahu in Washington in February, he said he would support a single state if it led to peace, delighting Israeli right-wingers who want to see most of the West Bank annexed.

Author: 0 Israel on Trump's mind - and on his Twitter

Islam. NPR's Tamara Keith is traveling with the president. President Trump kicked off his two-day trip to Israel on Monday with a historic visit to the Western Wall , and expressed optimism that a "new level of partnership" among the U.S., the Jewish State and the Arab world could foster peace in the region.

Author: 0 Iran funds terrorists: Trump calls for its worldwide isolation in Saudi speech

According to the Saudi kingdom's strict dress code, Saudi women who go out in public must wear the "abaya", a loose over-garment or robe, and many also hide their hair by wearing the "hijab", or Islamic headscarf. "I am gone from Twitter for like a few hours, and now Trump is a holding a Palantír!" During his campaign, he mused, "I think Islam hates us". Mr Tillerson referred to the visit as "a moment in time" and suggested that the USA would take a more active role in the future in ...

Global Media UNSC condemns North Korea's latest missile launch
Author: 0 UNSC condemns North Korea's latest missile launch

The launch came a week after North Korea successfully tested a new midrange missile that it said could carry a heavy nuclear warhead. Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned of "dangerous developments" in North Korea after landing in Beijing on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Iran's VP quits presidential race in favor of Rouhani

Iran's hardline security and judicial powers, which operate separately to the presidency and are close to Iran's ultimate authority - Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei - have banned media from publishing Khatami's image or mentioning his name.

Author: 0 President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings

Abbas stressed that the Palestinian people's attainment of freedom and independence was the key to peace and stability in the world, "so that the children of Palestine and Israel enjoy a safe, stable, and prosperous future". Before Trump departed for his first foreign trip as president, H.R. McMaster, his national security adviser, said the American leader would express support for Palestinian "self-determination".

Author: 0 Trump's cruel budget is just more propaganda

California loses big time in President Donald Trump's proposed fiscal 2018 budget, made public to scathing political reviews Tuesday. One of the congressional aides said Trump still lacks the support needed. The budget projects a $15 billion reduction in funding in 2023 and does not include any funding to make up for that. But then, family leave has been championed by Ivanka Trump, which likely explains its inclusion among all the other sweeping changes.

Author: 0 Pope Francis offers olive branch to Donald Trump in Vatican meeting

Pope Francis expressed concern over Trump's pledge to build a wall between the USA and Mexico. Trump had held talks with Netanyahu on Monday and met him again on Tuesday after a brief visit to the West Bank for a one-hour discussion with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

Global Media World Health Organization Elects First Director-General From Africa
Author: 0 World Health Organization Elects First Director-General From Africa

He has also chaired the board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership and has been co-chair of the board of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. Ethiopian Foreign minister, Workneh Gebeywhu to his side said "The victory is the result of Ethiopia's success in diplomacy". For the first time , they debated together on public platforms and set out their manifesto commitments in online videos.

Author: 0 Britain raises terror threat level, deploys army

Before May's announcement, the threat level in the United Kingdom was "severe", meaning the likelihood of an attack was "highly likely". The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the carnage, but the top American intelligence official said Tuesday that the claim could not be verified.

Global Media U.S. should stick with the Paris Agreement
Author: 0 U.S. should stick with the Paris Agreement

They hope their example will spur the most developed countries into action. "In committing to the Paris spirit, a new coalition of willing is taking up the mantle of climate leadership". To advance the work of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and preserve the multilateral consensus for decisive action to address the underlying causes of climate change, respecting climate science.

Author: 0 Comey to testify on role in FBI's Russian Federation inquiry

During his meetings with lawmakers, Mr Rosenstein said that his conversations with Mr Sessions revealed his long-held belief that Mr Comey should be replaced, based on his public statements related to the investigation of former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, beginning in July previous year.

Global Media Heartwarming: This College Booed the Shit Out of Betsy DeVos's Commencement Speech
Author: 0 Heartwarming: This College Booed the Shit Out of Betsy DeVos's Commencement Speech

But the students says she was unfit for the task given what they say is the Trump administration's lack of respect for HBCUs - historically black colleges and universities . Minutes into DeVos' speech, Jackson stepped up to the podium and told the booing crowd, "If this continues, your degrees will be mailed to you". Faculty and school administrators on stage stood and applauded.

Author: 0 Donald Trump touched a glowing orb, and a meme was born

He accused the foundation run by Bill and Hillary Clinton of corruption for accepting charitable contributions from Saudi Arabia and chastised first lady Michelle Obama for not covering her head during a visit to the Kingdom. Trump did not make overt mentions of human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia or the other Gulf nations in his speech. On US plan to redefine regional documents by next summer, Amir-Abdollahian said the US exploit Kurds in Raqqa of Syria so that they replace the ISIL ...

Global Media Egypt denies Sudan claims of providing vehicles to rebels
Author: 0 Egypt denies Sudan claims of providing vehicles to rebels

Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said in a statement posted on the ministry's Facebook page that Egypt respects Sudan's sovereignty and has never taken part in efforts to destabilize the country. According to al-Bashir, the Sudanese authorities had recently found Egyptian weapons in the possession of Darfurian rebels following clashes in eastern Darfur .

Author: 0 Led coalition hit 'Iranian-directed' convoy in Syria

The US-led coalition said the pro-regime forces consisted of Syrian and Iranian-backed militias and " posed a threat to US and partner forces". In a statement on Twitter, Operation Inherent Resolve said: Coalition struck Syrian pro-regime forces advancing in a de-confliction zone near al Tanf posing a threat to U.S.

Author: 0 Trump stresses 'unshakable' bond between US, Israel

Before dinner at Netanyahu's residence on Monday, Trump avoided delving into details. US President Donald Trump (L) speaks during a joint statment with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin at the President's House on May 22, 2017 in Jerusalem , Israel.

Author: 0 Theresa May launches her 'war on terror' after Manchester attack

Yesterday York College student Alex Klis said she was looking for her parents Angelika and Marcin, who had been missing since the attack. Earlier: The mother of a 15-year-old girl has paid tribute to her "precious" daughter as she revealed she had died in the Manchester Arena bombing.

Author: 0 Pope, President Trump speak of hopes for peace

There were smiles all around. Pope Francis then gave Mr Trump a small sculptured olive tree and told him through the interpreter that it symbolised peace. Should the pope have given Trump a Bible, too? They were followed by other members of the president's 12-member delegation who included Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, H.R.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande returns home as crew recount backstage panic

ISIS is now taking credit for the Monday night massacre, with authorities identifying 22-year-old Salman Abedi as the suicide bomber responsible for the carnage. Neighbors recalled him as a tall, thin young man who often wore traditional Islamic dress and did not talk much. "This request is part of a well-established plan, known as Operation Temperer, in which both the armed forces and the police officers involved are well-trained and well-prepared to work in this kind of environment", ...

Global Media Trump tells Abbas violence does not advance peace
Author: 0 Trump tells Abbas violence does not advance peace

JERUSALEM (AP) - As President Donald Trump became the first sitting US president to visit the hallowed Western Wall on Monday, it remained unclear whether his administration was changing longstanding USA policy by declaring the wall's location to be Israel , versus Jerusalem.

Author: 0 Pope Francis Meets US President

Trump later tweeted that it had been an "honor of a lifetime" to meet the pope. While the Catholic Church was often at odds with the Obama administration over the issues of abortion and religious freedom, the Vatican wished to underscore a new common goal with the United States under the Trump administration on these matters.

Global Media South Korean President Vows To Amend Constitution By June 2018
Author: 0 South Korean President Vows To Amend Constitution By June 2018

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has urged Seoul to take concrete measures to "pull out the thorn" in its relationship with Beijing . European Council President Donald Tusk and EU foreign and security policy chief Federica Mogherini met respectively with Cho Yoon-je, the special envoy of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, in Brussels, days after Moon's inauguration.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande has reportedly returned home after deadly attack

This undated photo obtained by the Press Association on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, of Saffie Roussos, one of the victims of an attack at Manchester Arena, in Manchester , England, which left more than a dozen dead on Monday. May said the terror level was escalated because security had not yet ruled out the possibility that additional people could be linked to the attack.

Author: 0 Trump heads off to Bethlehem to meet Palestinian president

In so doing, we will all enjoy a safer and brighter future, and a safer and brighter world", Trump added. Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai promised to once again emblazon city hall with the Union Jack on Tuesday night - this, even on the eve of Yom Yerushalayim , one of the biggest national holidays in Israel, celebrating the reunification of the eternal capital of the Jewish People and the State of Israel.

Author: 0 Trump says a "lot of love" will help bring peace

Mr. Trump appeared genuine in his commitment to Israel, bringing an air of relief over his predecessor, Barak Obama, whose administration maintained strained relations with PM Binyamin Netanyahu. On Tuesday morning, Trump met with Abbas in Bethlehem, traveling across the barrier surrounding much of the biblical city, which serves as a visual reminder of the complexities of the conflict in the region.

Author: 0 Police release name of Manchester bomber

She said she had "complete confidence" in the security services. "I love her so much", Campbell said, in tears. Olivia Campbell is one of 22 victims killed in the attack. It is the first time the threat level has been raised to the critical level in the United Kingdom since 2007, after the deadly attack on London's Underground train network and buses.

Global Media 'Rare opportunity' to achieve peace in Middle East
Author: 0 'Rare opportunity' to achieve peace in Middle East

I am telling you - that's what I do - they are ready to reach for peace. In fact, there were no allegations that Trump mentioned the source of the intelligence to the Russian officials. I will call them, from now on, losers, because that's what they are: "losers". Trump was introduced by Netanyahu, who thanked the USA leader for his "steadfast" support of the Jewish people .

Author: 0 Duterte vows 'harsh' martial law in southern Philippines

Duterte yesterday announced the imposition of martial law in the region of Mindanao, home to about 20 million people, after militants who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group rampaged through a city there. The Philippines' president arrived in Moscow on Monday. He said dozens of gunmen occupied city hall, a hospital and a jail and burned a Catholic church , a college and some houses in a bold attack that killed at least two soldiers and a police officer and wounded 12 others.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande returns home to Florida after Manchester bombing

Roughly 21,000 people were packed into the Manchester arena Monday night. British authorities have warned a new terror attack may be "imminent", after identifying the suspected suicide bomber who killed 22 people, including children, in an attack on a crowded pop concert in Manchester .

Author: 0 Trump says Palestinian and Israeli leaders ready to 'reach for peace'

The U.S. president arrived in Israel on Monday after a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, where Trump said King Salman assured him Riyadh wants peace between the Israelis and Palestinians. Both Mr Netanyahu and Mr Abbas, however, lavished praise on Mr Trump during his short visit. "In my meeting with my very good friend Benjamin, I can tell you also, that he is reaching for peace".

Author: 0 Trump's Saudi speech puts commerce secretary to sleep

The chief of the Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Vice Admiral Joe Rixey, stated that "when completed, it will be the largest single arms deal in American history". The White House immediately denied the report, until Trump tweeted the next day that he had an "absolute right " to share information he deems fit as president.

Global Media Arrest made in Manchester attack, as police undertake 'large scale
Author: 0 Arrest made in Manchester attack, as police undertake 'large scale

Members of the armed forces will thus be deployed across Britain under police command, and they would be seen at "big events" such as football matches and concerts. Threat levels are created to give a broad indication of the likelihood of a terrorist attack. Charlotte Campbell is trying to find her 15-year old daughter Olivia.

Author: 0 Jakarta Blast: 2 Explosions Near Bus Station, Says Indonesian Police

It is a working class district of the city, not popular with foreigners or tourists. There were two blasts in Kampung Melayu that went off five minutes apart late in the evening, police said in a statement. Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, has always been fighting armed groups, and hundreds of fighters have flocked to fight with ISIL in Syria and Iraq, AlJazeera reported.

Global Media Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say
Author: 0 Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say

A statement published on ISIS's Amaq News Agency on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attack, which it said was carried out by one of its fighters. In April, a roadside bomb in the remote Puntland town of Galgala hit a military convoy and killed at least eight soldiers. The militants are led by former Shabaab cleric Abdiqadir Mumin who switched allegiance from Al-Qaeda to IS in October 2015 and was named a "global terrorist" by the US State Department in August.

Author: 0 [Newsmaker] Troops deploy as Britain goes on top terror alert

British security forces arrested three more suspects and raided a building Wednesday in central Manchester as they investigated the deadly concert bombing. May spoke to US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and several other foreign leaders on Tuesday about the attack, her spokesman said.

Global Media Blondie, other musicians cancel concerts after Manchester blast
Author: 0 Blondie, other musicians cancel concerts after Manchester blast

On Monday night, an explosion occurred outside the Manchester Arena at the end of United States singer Ariana Grande's concert , with Daesh (banned in Russia) terror organization reportedly claiming responsibility for the attack. Monday's explosion at the Grande concert sparked a stampede of young concertgoers, some still wearing the American singer's trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons.

Global Media General Election 2017: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Swinnow
Author: 0 General Election 2017: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Swinnow

The Unite leader suggested winning 200 seats - almost 30 fewer than in 2015 - would be a "successful" result for United Kingdom leader Jeremy Corbyn . It said it could cut annual water bills by £100 and energy bills by £120, stopping dividends to shareholders while cutting the cost of interest payments on the companies' debts as the government would be able to borrow more cheaply.

Author: 0 Donald Trump flight from Saudi to Israel thought to be first ever

Trump's advance team clashed with Israeli authorities about how long the president would stay when he visits on Tuesday, with the White House seeking only a short wreath-laying and the Israelis strongly lobbying for at least a brief exploration of the museum's vast trove of exhibits - photographs, letters , documents and poignant artifacts such as children's drawings and an enormous heap of shoes belonging to Jews bound for the gas chambers.

Author: 0 Nikki Haley Vows to 'Call out' Countries Backing North Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday there was a "high possibility" of conflict with North Korea over its continuing ballistic missile and nuclear program developments, Reuters reported . Mr Moon's envoy to Washington , South Korean media mogul Hong Seok-hyun, said Mr Trump spoke of being willing to use engagement to ensure peace.

Global Media Trump calls Manchester attack perpetrators 'losers'
Author: 0 Trump calls Manchester attack perpetrators 'losers'

Mr Abbas reiterated his call for a two-state solution to the conflict, including a Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital, insisting that "our problem is not with the Jewish religion, it's with the occupation and settlements, and with Israel not recognising the state of Palestine".

Author: 0 Trump and Netanyahu hail Israeli-Palestinian 'chance for peace' ahead of talks

Trump's speech on Tuesday, delivered at Israel's museum to the Jewish state's culture and history, also stood to reaffirm U.S. commitment to Israel and hold up Judaism's historical ties to the country. For the most part, Palestinians support the hunger strike , but preventative actions by Palestinian security forces, as ordered by Abbas, have succeeded in limiting the scope of their protests.

Global Media Ariana Grande 'flies home to Florida' after Manchester concert bombing
Author: 0 Ariana Grande 'flies home to Florida' after Manchester concert bombing

The US intelligence official, who has direct knowledge of the investigation, said Abedi, whose family is of Libyan descent, was identified by a bank card found in his pocket at the scene of the explosion. British investigators were looking into whether Abedi had travelled to Libya and whether he had been in touch with Islamic State militants there or in Syria.

Global Media Former head of Central Intelligence Agency says it knew of Trump team Moscow links
Author: 0 Former head of Central Intelligence Agency says it knew of Trump team Moscow links

Bortnikov told Brennan he would pass on the message to Vladmir Putin. Secondly, the language shared with the Russians should have been cleared by the agency that first provided the intelligence. "And so therefore I felt as though the FBI investigation was certainly well-founded and needed to look into those issues". When asked if Russia's contacts were with official members of the Trump campaign, Brennan repeatedly declined during the hearing to identify specific individuals because of ...

Author: 0 NK rebukes UNSC's condemnation over its latest missile test

South Korea held a National Security Council meeting Sunday to discuss the latest launch, which came hours after new President Moon Jae-in named his new foreign minister nominee and top advisers for security and foreign policy. U.S. President Donald Trump has warned that a "major, major conflict" with North Korea is possible, and in a show of force, sent the Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group to Korean waters to conduct drills with South Korea and Japan.

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