In response to another question, Rouhani said violence and extremism posed serious dangers to the Middle East and the entire world, adding, "The era of meddling in others' internal affairs, the era of war against other countries and the era of giving money to terrorist groups has come to an end".
President Donald Trump used his centrepiece Holy Land speech on Tuesday to reaffirm his commitment to peace between Israelis and Palestinians, but he offered no new details on how to achieve a goal that has eluded USA leaders for decades.Rounding out a 28-hour stay in Jerusalem , Trump praised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas alike, saying both were ready for peace.
Later in the day, Trump delivered a speech at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. He visited the Palestinian Territories and Israel before flying to Rome where he meets Pope Francis and Italian leaders. "Change must come from within". "Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded", Mr. Trump said in reference to the Palestinians' practice of paying cash to terrorists or their families for attacks against Israelis.
Abedi studied business at the city's Salford University, the Daily Telegraph reported, but dropped out before finishing his degree. It did not name the bomber, as it usually does in attacks it has ordered, and appeared also to contradict a posting on another Islamic State account, Amaq, which spoke of "a group of attackers".
The president and the First Lady, Melania Trump, his daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, and other members of the USA delegation were met by an honor guard of Swiss Guards inside the Apostolic Palace just before 8.30 am after traveling across Rome amid tight security.
Prime Minister Theresa May has raised the threat level to the highest possible rating, meaning another atrocity is expected imminently. Officials believe this will free up police to fight the threat of further extremist action against civilian targets, amid fears that another attack may be imminent.
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.
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.
The charge carries a potential sentence of up to 10 years in prison, but could involve no jail time depending on the determination of a judge. "I am guilty your honour, " Weiner said in a NY court, tearing up as he struggled to read a prepared statement , according to reports .
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 ...
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
At least one of the fatalities was an eight-year-old girl, he said . The pop star could be seen in tears as she exited a private jet on Tuesday afternoon and was greeted by her boyfriend Mac Miller, who was waiting on the tarmac to comfort the 23-year-old singer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Neighbors recalled him as a tall, thin silent young man who often wore traditional Islamic dress. Authorities released few details on Abedi yesterday, but at least 20 heavily armed police surrounded a modest red brick house listed as his address in a Manchester suburb and blasted down the door.
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.
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 ...
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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", ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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 .
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".