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Palestinians mark 50th anniversary of the occupation of Jerusalem

There were lots of "firsts" in Trump's oversees trip to Israel , one of America's most trusted allies. A USA -born Israeli says he was both delighted and disappointed by President Donald Trump's visit to Israel . He drew more applause when he said: "Iran's leaders routinely call for Israel's destruction ". Trump also spoke out about the attack later that day while visiting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum. Read More »

Ousted ROK president appears in court for 1st hearing

As president, Park was criticized for what opponents saw as her imperial manner, her refusal to tolerate dissent, and her alleged mishandling of a 2014 ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people, mostly schoolchildren. Proving Park guilty would be a lengthy, uphill battle even for Yoon, with hundreds of witnesses expected to be called, lawyers said. On Tuesday, Park became the third president in the country's history to face a criminal trial. Read More »

Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

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The Post was reporting that Kushner "is being investigated because of the extent and nature of his interactions with the Russians". The latest bombshell ensures that Trump will be thrust right back into the Russian Federation scandal upon his return to Washington this weekend, after making his global debut with a tour of the Middle East and Europe. Read More »

Video Appears To Show Erdogan's Guards Clashing With DC Protesters

However, the two security detail members that were held after the brawl were released and are already back in Turkey . The PKK is considered a terror group by the US and Turkey's Western allies. Democrat Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (Hawaii) tweeted "Erdogan is so accustomed to beating up protestors in Turkey , evidently he thinks he can get away with such tactics here too". Read More »

Captain Kohli wants relaxed India in Champions Trophy

India will start their champions trophy campaign against Pakistan on June 4. "Biggest challenge is not to think that we are the defending champions", he said. "There have been rule changes to what ICC has done to one day format, and there is no point in going with same set of skills time and again, unless the game change your skill or let the game take the demand out of you", he added. Read More »

Corbyn has deserted working-class people, says May

The Labour leader , a former chairman of the Stop the War Coalition who has criticised British and U.S. military interventions in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, will say the UK's interests are best served by pursuing peace. "To persist with it, as the Conservative Government has made clear it is determined to do, is a recipe for increasing, not reducing, threats and insecurity", Corbyn said. Read More »

Manchester attack: leaks put strain on US-UK 'special relationship'

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President Donald Trump has criticized the leaks, calling it " deeply troubling " and demanding the Justice Department to launch an investigation . Earlier, the top U.S. British police have made another arrest in connection with the deadly suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester this week, as investigators focus on intercepting the wider terror network the suicide bomber was reportedly part of. Read More »

AP Report: Lawyer says Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators

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The statement from attorney Jamie Gorelick was issued amid reports that the FBI was investigating meetings Kushner had in December with Russian officials. The Post reported last week that the Russian Federation investigation had been extended to a top White House official as a "significant person of interest". Read More »

Manchester Arena terror attack: Dad of Salman Abedi claims son is innocent

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France's interior minister says that the suicide bomber who targeted Manchester is believed to have traveled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State group. Jomana Abedi, 18, said her older brother Salman was kind and loving, and she's shocked that he detonated a nail bomb in the foyer of Manchester Arena at the end of an Ariana Grande pop concert on Monday. Read More »

Indian district blocks internet after deadly caste clashes

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Saroj alleged that the Hindu Vahini, a right-wing group formed by Adityanath, was following in the footsteps of the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in order to run the nation "based on Manusmriti". Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has called the recent incidents of violence in Saharanpur a "well-planned conspiracy" as the city slowly limped back to normalcy. Read More »

Iran's Zarif scorns Trump after speech, arms deal

He will meet Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday as he seeks ways to restart moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts. The president had reportedly spent much of his flight from the U.S.to Saudi Arabia editing his speech . United States officials said the information originated from Israel. Read More »

Suspected Manchester bomber had 'desire for revenge'

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Administration . Ms May said in a televised statement on Thursday (UK time ) she would "make clear" to Mr Trump at an upcoming North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit that intelligence shared between the two countries must remain secure. Read More »

Tillerson defends Trump speech about terrorist threats

President Trump seeks reform, not intervention, on Middle East tripThe policy is a big departure from the Obama administration which had hoped to bring Iran back into the worldwide community with the nuclear deal. And as this journey comes to an end, he visited the new Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology to view presentations on cyberwarfare efforts to fight terrorism and place his hands on the glowing orb. Read More »

Deadliest Death Toll for Syrian Civilians To Date

Eyewitnesses claimed another 36 non-combatants were also in the building, but US authorities said it had "insufficient evidence to determine their status". The March 17 airstrike brings the total number of civilians confirmed killed by the Pentagon in the fight against IS to 457. "CTS visual observers had been in direct visual observation of the area for over two days, and had not observed civilians enter or use the structure", Isler said. Read More »

More bombs uncovered after Manchester blast

But he defiantly claimed his son was innocent and would never have carried out the suicide bombing which killed children as young as 8. Officials are examining his trips to Libya. AP also reports that Ramadan Abedi himself has reported links to terror-related groups. The elder Abedi denied that his son had links to radical Islamist militants. Read More »

UK police arrest 9th man in Manchester bombing probe

Several U.S. media outlets published information related to the terror attack before British authorities said they were ready to do so, including the name of the bomber , Salmen Abedi, specifics about how he was identified , and photographs of the crime scene that included a detailed analysis of the bomb and its components. Read More »

What to expect from Trump's visit to Israel, Palestinian territories

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that all Cabinet ministers must attend the arrival ceremony at Ben-Gurion International airport for President Donald Trump after learning most were not planning to attend. The US welcomed the move, but the Palestinians said they had heard such promises before. Before Trump arrived for his speech, hard-line Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett told reporters, he was pleased Trump had not mentioned the two-state solution. Read More »

Rouhani's Reelection in Iran is Beneficial for Armenia According to Experts

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Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir heaped praise on President Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia Monday, calling it "phenomenal". Trump has threatened to try to renegotiate the deal. Trump's aim is clear: to ensure that no one challenges the hegemony of the United States and Israel in the region. "When they attacked Afghanistan (and) Iraq, when they made sanctions against Iran". Read More »

Iran accuses USA of spreading iranophobia

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Our missiles are for peace and for defence. "Know that while there is a technical need to conduct missile tests, we will do so and we will ask the permission of no one". In February, just two weeks after taking office, the Trump administration sanctioned more than two dozen people and companies in retaliation for a ballistic missile test, warning it had put the Islamic Republic "on notice". Read More »