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Trump heads off to Bethlehem to meet Palestinian president

Al-Hindi said that "Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia and his description of the resistance as terrorism, in front of all of the Arab and Islamic world leaders, is a reflection of the ongoing deterioration in the region", referring to a growing alliance between heads of state in the region, the United States, and Israel at the expense of the Palestinian cause. Read More »

Good luck to Trump on moves involving Israel, Palestinians


It's none of your business. "The tricky part is where the Palestinians come in on this and where the Israelis comes in on this", she added. Pollster Smith Research measured the answers of 500 adult Israeli Jews and found that Trump will have to work hard to persuade nearly half of the country's population that he has their interests at heart. Read More »

Duterte Tells Putin The Philippines Needs Modern Arms

The president, who won last year's election on the back of pledges to improve law and order, had cut short his scheduled five-day official visit to Russian Federation to deal with the brewing crisis in Mindanao , which makes up roughly one third of the country and is home to 20 million people. Read More »

The Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed two of Michael Flynn's businesses


Scott Applewhite). Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., walk on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 18, 2017, to. "We are still pursuing vigorously, will have more to announce later today in terms of next steps", he said. "It should be clear to everyone that Russian Federation brazenly interfered in our 2016 present election process" and did so despite strong protests and his warning, he said. Read More »

Trump´s Saudi summit was ´show with no value´: Iranian President

The conservative elements of Iran's political make-up accuse Rouhani of being too soft on the West and allowing Washington to maintain certain sanctions against Iran and imposing new ones. "The American authorities must know that whenever we need to test-fire missiles for technical reasons, we certainly will do that and won't await for permission from them", president added. Read More »

As Trump arrives in Israel his deal-making skills face a test

Making history, he became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Western Wall in the disputed city, placing his hand on one of the most sacred sites in Judaism. He chose to focus firmly on Iran , pledging he would never let Tehran acquire nuclear arms and saying the deal struck with Tehran by the Barack Obama administration needed fixing. Read More »

John Brennan: Russia interfered in USA election process

Comey was heading the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russian interference and possible collusion with Trump's campaign, leading to accusations by Trump critics that he has sought to curtail the FBI inquiry. During a breakfast Wednesday, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the House intelligence committee's top Democrat, told reporters that Flynn declined to turn over records to the committee, and he said it will be "following up with subpoenas". Read More »

Trump vows to continue efforts for peace deal b/w Palestinians, Israel

After meeting with Abbas, Trump will visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, where he will lay a wreath and deliver brief remarks . After weeks earlier flashing his trademark bravado by saying the "ultimate deal" could be easier than "people have thought", he seemed to acknowledge the complexities that have bedevilled his predecessors. Read More »

Trump Set to Welcome Turkey's Leader Erdogan to White House

But the meeting will take place with a White House still responding to what a senior US official said was disclosure of classified information about an Islamic State terror threat involving laptop computers on aircraft. "We will storm and liberate (Raqqa) city", Qahraman Hassan told AFP . Regarding the USA decision to arm Kurdish elements of the SDF, Davis said the arming has not yet begun. Read More »

Trump visits Israel's Holocaust Museum, hails Jewish people

US President Donald Trump began his visit Tuesday to Israel by warning of the threat that Iran could pose if it were to develop nuclear weapons. "He did not weigh in Israeli settlements, the status of Jerusalem or even whether the US would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the Palestinians sovereign territory". Read More »

Trump calls meeting with Pope Francis an 'honor'


Even when the two were sitting at the pope's desk in the presence of photographers and reporters, the pope avoided the small talk that usually occurs before the media is ushered out. After leaving the Vatican, the president was driven across Rome for meetings with Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. Read More »

Trump optimistic during historic visit to Western Wall

Trump , who arrived in Israel from Saudi Arabia on the first-ever direct flight to Tel Aviv from Riyadh, said his meetings with Arab leaders, including King Salman, gave him hope that they can work together in the fight against ISIS and religious extremism. Read More »

'We know that peace is possible'

Not with Donald J. Trump ". Two masked PFLP gunmen aimed their guns at an effigy of Trump tied up in ropes in Saraya Square, behind a banner that simply stated: "Resistance is not terrorism". As the Trump's disembarked Air Force One in Italy Melania wasn't interested in the US President's touch. What was surprising, how-ever, and what should concern Israeli policy makers, is the degree to which Trump praised Saudi Arabia's King Salman during his visit. Read More »

What we know about North Korea's latest missile test


The North has carried out two nuclear weapons tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of past year in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental USA - something President Donald Trump has vowed "won't happen". Read More »

NDP leads as vote tally continues in Courtenay-Comox


Absentee ballots are still being counted by Elections BC . With more than 1,900 absentee ballots to tally in that riding, there's a long way to go. The official results will be announced later on in the day. If the NDP hold the lead, there could be either a Liberal or NDP minority government in the 87-seat legislature, with the support of the three elected Green members. Read More »

Iranian president calls United States relations 'a curvy road'

Rouhani said that Iranians are "waiting for this government to become stable intellectually" and that "hopefully, things will settle down.so we could pass more accurate judgments". He got a VIP reception in Saudi Arabia, Tehran's longtime foe, and from the predominantly Sunni countries at the summit in Riyadh that are traditional rivals of predominantly Shiite Iran. Read More »

Iran President Hopes Saudis Would See Ballot Boxes One Day


Those who fund terrorists cannot claim they are fighting against them", he said.Tehran and Riyadh are involved in proxy wars across the region, backing opposite sides in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Lebanon.FRAGILE DIPLOMACYAlready fragile diplomatic and trade ties between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shi'ite-dominated Iran were severed past year, after Saudi Arabia executed a Shi'ite cleric and as a result protesters ransacked the Saudi embassy in Iran."Buying arms or building weapons won't make a ... Read More »

Trump to Abbas: There Can Be No Peace When Violence is Rewarded

US President Donald Trump (L) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wave after delivering a speech at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017. The leaders are expected to discuss resuming long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Still, the President is not ready to throw in the towel on a core campaign promise . Read More »

Trump Responds To Manchester Attack In Meeting With Palestinian Leader

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Words can never describe the bottomless depths of that evil or the scope of the anguish and destruction. That said, Abbas and several other Palestinian leaders have over the last two years repeatedly stressed that failure to implement the provisions of the Oslo Accords would leave them no other option than to push for a one-state solution. Read More »

Majority Of Voters Skeptical Of Trump Impeachment

Coats declined to speak publicly on the matter, deeming the request inappropriate, current and former US officials said. Heinrich then asked Coats to confirm what specific processes are put in place for intelligence community members to disperse classified data with foreign governments. Read More »

Iran Accuses US of "Iranophobia", Arming "Dangerous Terrorists"


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. Rouhani won another four-year term Friday in a vote that many saw as a referendum on his push for worldwide outreach that led to the nuclear deal, as well as a vote of confidence that his government will be able to help the country's sputtering economy. Read More »

Trump wants Mideast peace 'compromise' but says won't be easy

High-ranking PLFP member Kayid al-Ghoul told Ma'an that the Tuesday rally was staged to condemn Trump's policies towards Palestine, which were "predictably in support of Israel's conditions for the so-called peace process". In what was seen by analysts as a gesture of diplomatic courtesy, Abbas highlighted the role of Trump as the impeller of talks between Palestinians and Israelis. Read More »

Fans Anxiously Await Word on Ariana Grande's Scheduled Concerts in London

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd slammed USA leaks on the investigation into the Manchester attack as "irritating" Wednesday and said she had made it clear that it "should not happen again". Speaking at a joint press conference with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Tuesday US President Donald Trump called those responsible for the Manchester attack " losers " and spoke of an "evil ideology [which] must be completely obliterated" while meeting with Palestinian Authority ... Read More »