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Iran must never have nuclear weapons: Trump tells Netanyahu


Mr Trump, who is making his first visit to Israel as USA president, said: "I never mentioned the word or the name Israel in that conversation". Mr Rouhani also dismissed a summit Mr Trump attended at the weekend in Saudi Arabia as a "ceremonial (event) that had no political value and will bear no results". Read More »

Strachan omits Burke for England clash


He has scored only once since joining from Nottingham Forest in August. The winger, then aged only 19, started Scotland's opening Group F qualifying win against Malta in September. He added: "I saw Kenny a couple of weeks ago against Celtic and he was terrific". I'm sure that wasn't his thought. "We've got eight players in the squad who will be in the Scottish Cup final this weekend and some will be disappointed but the players from both sides can be really proud of what they have ... Read More »

Key US lawmakers vow full airing of reasons for Comey firing

Trump and the Republicans should be calling for several other Special Counsels to investigate other criminal activity within the government including the illegal electronic surveillance by those in the Obama administration on the Trump team and those leaking such intelligence to the media. Read More »

Suspected Manchester concert bomber identified

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in Chorlton, South Manchester in response to the Manchester terror attack. Queen Elizabeth II described bombing as "act of barbarity". An attack on one democracy is an attack on us all, and we must remain steadfast in our efforts to eradicate terrorists. Monday's bombing has raised concerns that a more sophisticated network may exist in the country than previously thought. Read More »

19 killed in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena


No-one had yet claimed responsibility. British police have said they are treating the blast at the Manchester Arena at the end of a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande as a "terrorist incident". Authorities are still investigating the cause of the blast, but a preliminary death toll has been announced, and it's nothing short of tragic. Here is what we know so far about the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena . Read More »

Trump Becomes First Sitting US President to Visit Western Wall


Shortly after arriving at Ben Gurion airport, the President and his party were greeted by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin , who described his visit as "truly historic ". "I am committed to trying to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and I intend to do everything I can to help them achieve that goal", Mr Trump said after holding talks with Mr Abbas in Bethlehem . Read More »

Trump says never mentioned Israel when providing info to Russian Federation


Following the media uproar caused by the report , Trump said that he had an " absolute right " to share data concerning " flight safety and terrorism " with Russian officials. Trump, wearing a yarmulke, placed his right hand on the wall and swayed slightly back and forth with his eyes closed for almost a minute. Netanyahu, in his remarks, did not mention the word "Palestinians", but spoke of advancing "peace in our region" with Arab partners helping to deliver it. Read More »

Trump becomes first U.S.president to visit Western Wall


President Donald Trump told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he "never mentioned Israel " in a meeting with Russian government officials in which he was alleged to have revealed highly classified information . His arrival on Air Force One from Riyadh marks the first known direct flight between Saudi Arabia and Israel , which do not have formal diplomatic relations. Read More »

Ariana Grande Says She's 'Broken' After Deadly Manchester Arena Attack

Talk about the spirit of a city is usually little more than chest puffing nonsense, as if some people's character changes because they live 100 miles away from someone else, but his values of hard work, tolerance, and respect, as well as a love for sport, were definitely forged in both post-war Manchester, then in Dundee through the 60s. Read More »

President Michael D. Higgins issues a statement on the attack in Manchester

Police cars, bomb-disposal units and 60 ambulances raced to the scene as the scale of the carnage became clear. Four hundred police officers were involved in the operation through the night, and many paramedics, doctors and nurses have worked valiantly - amid traumatic and bad scenes - to save lives and care for the wounded. Read More »

#ManchesterBlast- Ariana Grande suspends tour

Many youngsters were in attendance at the Manchester leg of Ariana Grande's Dangerous Woman tour, and reports described how terrified children were spilt up from their families amid the attack . Witnesses told Sky News they heard a loud bang at the end of the performance. "It's just shocking and we just feel very shaken up". Leader of Manchester City Council Richard Leese said the city was "proud, strong and we will not allow terrorists who seek to sow fear and division to ... Read More »

Trump's FBI comments to Russians were aimed at cooperation - aides

Former FBI Director James Comey has agreed to testify before the Senate intelligence committee after Memorial Day . Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is a member of that committee and says he wants to hear directly from Comey if he felt he was put in a position "where he couldn't do his job". Read More »

Trump denounces Manchester attack by "evil losers"

Given the competing claims, the USA says the city's fate must be worked out through negotiations and like most countries, it maintains its embassy in Tel Aviv , not Jerusalem . He did not elaborate and it is not clear how big the plan is. Israel occupied the West Bank , including east Jerusalem , in the Six-Day War of 1967. Read More »

Turkey slams US over 'aggressive' acts against bodyguards


According to the Association Press, the Turkish foreign ministry said that it gave the USA ambassador to Turkey , John Bass , a "written and verbal" protest regarding the incident. Turkey accuses Gulen, who has lived in self-imposed exile for nearly 20 years, of running a decades-long campaign to overthrow the state through the infiltration of Turkish institutions, particularly the military, police and judiciary. Read More »

Deadly Manchester blast after Ariana Grande concert: 5 things to know

Masood then crashed his vehicle into the gates of the Palace of Westminster and stabbed a police officer, who later died as a result of his injuries, outside of the nearby Houses of Parliament before being shot and killed by police. U.S. President Donald Trump, in Bethlehem, said the attack preyed upon children and described those responsible as "evil losers". "This wicked ideology must be obliterated". Read More »

Trump seeks to rally Muslim leaders around fighting extremism

In a pointed departure from his predecessor, Trump all but promised he would not publicly admonish Mideast rulers for human-rights violations and oppressive reigns. Obama called for understanding and acknowledged some of America's missteps in the region. "The nations of the Middle East can not wait for American power to crush this enemy for them". Read More »

Ariana Grande reacts to fatal Manchester explosion: 'Broken'

After chairing a Cobra (Cabinet Office Briefing Rooms) meeting here in the wake of the blast, May said a single terrorist detonated a device near the exit, at a time and place meant to cause maximum injuries. There was mass panic after the explosion at the end of the concert, which was part of Grande's The Dangerous Woman Tour. She said Olivia was at the show with a friend. Read More »

Iran mocks Trump after speech in Saudi Arabia


Trump said . This is a historic anomaly. "What is most important on Israel's part is for Prime Minister [Benjamin] Netanyahu make clear to President Trump that Israel expects the embassy to be moved to Jerusalem when Trump visits next week", continued Ben-Dahan. Read More »

Police Scotland urge public to be alert following Manchester attack

Armed response officers based in Notts were sent to the city to help the Greater Manchester Police operation following a suicide attack which has so far killed 22 people, including children, and injured a further 59 . "Anyone with information about last night's attack or who wants to report any suspicious activity is being urged to call 0800 789 321 or 999 if urgent". Read More »

Iran's Rouhani Criticizes Trump, Recent Saudi Summit

Iran saw moderate incumbent President Hassan Rowhani re-elected after Friday's elections, a sharp contrast, Zarif noted, to the inherited monarchy that rules in Saudi Arabia . Awkwardly enough, Trump even flip-flopped on whether or not the First Lady should wear a scarf while in Saudi Arabia. "If you choose the path of terror, your life will be empty, your life will be brief, and your soul will be condemned". Read More »

Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify to Senate panel in public session

Whether Comey would testify at all about his memos and firing before Congress was an open question among lawmakers after the Justice Department on Wednesday named Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate allegations of collusion between Russian officials and Trump campaign aides in Moscow's efforts to influence the election. Read More »