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Trump 'hopeful' of brokering Middle-east peace deal

And they suggest they are ready to live with Israel, but teach their children to throw the Jews into the sea. US President Donald Trump is on his first foreign trip to Israel after Saudi Arabia . President Donald Trump on Tuesday pushed for elusive peace between Israel and the Palestinians, calling on both sides to put aside the "pain and disagreements of the past". Read More »

Melania slaps away Donald Trump's hand. What experts of body language say

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The episode was nearly a repeat telecast of what had happened in Israel a couple of days ago. The president, not seeming flustered by the move, places a hand on her back to support her. Recently, Melania Trump was seen nudging the President for keeping his hand on his heart while the American National Anthem was being played. It wasn't clear if Melania Trump saw the gesture. Read More »

Victor Wanyama among stars shocked by Manchester Arena terror attack

The concert was attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England. "She was academically a very gifted student, very hard-working". "We can't get through to her". "It is a possibility we can not ignore, that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack", she said. Others hobbled off into the night, their clothes torn and stained by blood. Read More »

World leaders condemn Manchester attack

However, those numbers can change as more information is processed, not to mention those injured that may subsequently die from the wounds received during the terrorist attack . Ariana Grande tweeted: "broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words". The attack was carried out by suicide bomber Salman Abedi , 22, who detonated an improvised explosive device. Read More »

Trump, Abbas call for new start to Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

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Mr. President, for 69 years, Israel has been doing precisely that. That's despite Trump's campaign rhetoric, which signaled he would embolden right-wing forces in Israel. "All civilized nations must join together to protect human life and the sacred right of our citizens to live in safety and peace". Over 700,000 foreigners who were supposed to leave the United States a year ago stayed beyond their visa terms. Read More »

Christian Scouts in Palestine banned from Trump Meeting

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pushed for elusive peace between Israel and the Palestinians, calling on both sides to put aside the "pain and disagreements of the past". Still, Trump was enthusiastically received by Netanyahu, who leapt to his feet when the president declared that his administration "will always stand with Israel". Read More »

Celtics rally to beat Cavaliers, James fizzles

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Cleveland leads the series 2-1. The Celtics needed Smart to go off, and they also needed a bit of luck to put the Cleveland Cavaliers away and earn their first victory in the Eastern Conference Finals. What we got instead was one half of Cavaliers basketball as expected, followed by a second half of startling ambivalence and reaffirmation that, no matter the situation, LeBron needs to do LeBron things for the Cavs to be good, let alone great. Read More »

Manchester terror attack: The victims

BIA released a statement saying, "My heart is heavy today as I extend my prayers to the children and families affected by last night's disgusting tragedy in Manchester ". Abedi detonated to such deadly effect. One wrote: "May they taste what the weak people in Mosul and (Raqqa) experience from their being bombed and burned", according to the US -based SITE Intelligence Group. Read More »

Victims Of Manchester Bombing Include 8-Year-Old, 18-Year-Old

British police raided two sites in the northern English city, setting off a controlled explosion in one, and arrested a 23-year-old man in a third location there. Her tweet read, "broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words". Lucy said she had friends at the concert who were "shaken up", adding: "A few of them didn't come into school". Read More »

Trump, Abbas affirm support to reach a peace deal with Israel

He delivered the speech on the second day of his first trip overseas as president, making his first stop in Saudi Arabia before traveling to Israel and Vatican City in Rome as he works to unite three major world faiths. Up next, the commander-in-chief heads to Israel for meetings about brokering Mideast peace, then to the Vatican for an audience with the Pope. The route took the president past the "Walled Off Hotel", a guesthouse run by the British graffiti artist Banksy that is ... Read More »

Turkey demands US replace envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

Nine people ended up in the hospital Tuesday after a melee near the embassy in Washington, D.C., that reportedly involved an attack by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's own security detail on peaceful protesters. Earlier President Trump and president Erdogan promised to strengthen ties between their two nations, despite the Turkish leader's stern warning about Washington's arming of Kurdish militias. Read More »

Russia 'Attempted to Dissuade' Syrian Army From al-Tanf Before Coalition Strikes

A day earlier, the US -led coalition struck Syrian forces near Tanf, as the forces were advancing toward an area controlled by the USA -led rebels, where British and US bases are reportedly located in Tanf. In a statement, the US-led coalition said it had struck "pro-regime forces. that posed a threat to U.S. and partner forces". Syrian state media gave no precise toll in the attack , but the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor, reported eight killed, with "most ... Read More »

Dance Artists React to Ariana Grande Concert Attack

The terrorist strike was the worst in the history of Manchester and northern England, and the worst in Britain since 2005, when 52 people died, along with four attackers, in coordinated assault on London's transit system. Sam Arshad, from StreetCars Manchester asked his drivers to give free rides to anyone stranded after the Ariana Grande concert. "Horrified by what's happened in Manchester ". Read More »

Russia interfered in 2016 US elections: Former CIA director

Brennan, who left as Central Intelligence Agency chief when Trump took office in January, said it became clear last summer Russian Federation was trying to interfere in the election , and that he warned the head of Russia's FSB security service that such interference would hurt USA ties. Read More »

Russian probe: Mueller briefed on secret Comey memos

Trump's conversation with Adm. Michael Rogers, the NSA director, was documented in an internal memo written by a senior NSA official, according to the Post . The requests came in the days after Comey publicly confirmed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was probing the Trump-Russia connection in his testimony before the House Intelligence Committee on March 20. Read More »

Intelligence Officials Refuse Trump's Request to Deny Russia Collusion

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But he did note that he considers Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , one of the officials to whom Trump reportedly made the request, to be "a very straightforward individual". Assessing intent requires a close examination of direct evidence (like Trump's own statements about his intent), and circumstantial evidence (including Trump's actions and words before, during, and after the alleged acts of obstruction). Read More »

Rubio not optimistic on prospects of Middle East peace

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The Israeli leader said the new President's election offered more hope of a lasting peace deal "than I've seen in my lifetime", while his Palestinian counterpart also said meetings with Mr Trump were cause for "optimism". However, critically, he failed to announce the resumption of bilateral peace negotiations or a regional summit and there was no mention of a Palestinian state nor the two-state solution. Read More »

Geely takes 49.9 percent stake in Malaysian car maker Proton

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But it appears that Geely has emerged as the front runner, and the owner of Proton, DRB-Hicom has notified the Malaysian stock exchange that it will suspend trading on Wednesday (today) with an announcement cited as the reason. "Our intention was always to ensure the revitalization of the Proton nameplate". Right now Proton re-badges models from other manufacturers in order to sell them in the local Malaysian market, but quality issues have created problems for the brand. Read More »

South Korea remains committed to talks with North

Western missile technology analysts say North Korea's claim that its missiles can now reach the U.S.is exaggerated. Earlier on Sunday, the North's state-run media had said it would continue to launch more "weapons capable of striking" the US. Read More »

Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile programme will continue

He finally expressed Iran's preparedness to cooperate with France at all levels in the fight against terrorism and in settling a crisis that has gripped Syria for more than six years. Total SA, which agreed to draw up plans to produce offshore natural gas and pump crude onshore, hasn't signed any final deals for projects in Iran. "The most depressing part of the performance was the vilification of Iran as the source of all terror and evil in the region, a tune which was replayed ... Read More »

North Korea: Pyongyang 'ready to mass-produce missiles'

The missile traveled 560 kilometres towards the sea of Japan; Japanese news agencies say it likely fell into the water. Kim Young Woo, the chairman of the National Assembly's National Defence Committee, said that another unidentified object flying at a different speed appeared near Paju on Tuesday morning. Read More »