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Trump's Saudi Summit Was 'a Show Without Any Value' - Rouhani

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Trump also criticized Iran earlier in the trip for spreading "destruction and chaos" throughout the region. Now, to dig in on what this moment could mean for the USA and Iran, we're joined by Vali Nasr. "Thanks in large part to these bold actions, we stand at the precipice of what could be a new beginning, one that promises cooperation and collaboration with our Arab friends and allies". Read More »

Donald Trump shoves North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic

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Mr Trump's comments may disappoint some officials in Europe who had hoped that the U.S. president would offer a public endorsement of Nato's mutual-defense doctrine at the ceremony that honored Article 5 , as the provision is known. The Nato military alliance - which Trump on the campaign trail dismissed as " obsolete " for focusing on Russian Federation instead of terrorism - is set to bow to his demands that it formally join the US-led coalition against IS. Read More »

3 more arrested in Manchester

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The suicide bombing at a packed concert in Manchester was the deadliest attack in Britain since July 2005, when four British Muslim suicide bombers killed 52 people in coordinated attacks on London's transport network . Mr Ramadan, who lived in the flat above Ismail, said of the incident when Abedi was banned from Didsbury Mosque: "There was a sermon about anti-Daesh (IS) and he stood up and started calling the Imam - 'You are talking bollocks'". Read More »

South Korea: Sanctions, Dialogue to Denuclearize North Korea

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On Wednesday, Moon said he would never tolerate North Korea's nuclear and missile provocations, and called on military readiness of a "combined U.S". "And he said he looks forward to cooperating closely with President Moon in resolving the North Korean nuclear issue so as to produce an outcome", Hong said. Read More »

Kinder Morgan announces final investment decision on Trans Mountain pipeline

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It has outperformed by 291.95% the S&P500. Dynamic Advisors Solutions Llc decreased Kinder Morgan Inc Del ( KMI ) stake by 73.48% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Nationwide Fund Advsrs has 0.11% invested in Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI). Farmers Savings Bank invested 0.73% in Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI). Eaton Vance Mgmt reported 911,985 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Read More »

Rubin: Israelis pleased, overall, with Trump visit

Under a 2016 agreement, Washington already bankrolls its Israeli ally's military spending to the tune of $3.8 billion annually over 10 years, making the Jewish state the top recipient of us assistance. policy. Despite Israeli annexation of Jerusalem , the worldwide community has roundly rejected claims of complete Israeli sovereignty over the city. Read More »

At NATO Summit Macron Dodges Trump And Hugs Merkel Instead

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Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron has made sure the media captured his surprisingly firm handshake as he greeted the US President, not letting go of Donald Trump's hand for apparently longer than his counterpart expected. Philip Rucker of the Washington Post said: "Trump tried twice to release and Macron held on tight..." "'Did you warn him about Trump's handshakes?' my philanthropist friend asked", Capehart wrote Friday, recalling a party on Monday night. Read More »

Kushner wanted secure line with Kremlin before inauguration

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It did not specify what came of Kushner's alleged pitch, if anything. CNN reported that sources close to Comey said he "felt it didn't matter if the information was accurate, because his big fear was that if the Russians released the information publicly, there would be no way for law enforcement and intelligence officials to discredit it without burning intelligence sources and methods". Read More »

Jared Kushner now a focus of Russian Federation investigation

Kislyak, according to the Post , told Moscow that it was Kushner's idea to use the Russian diplomatic facilities in the USA for this objective. The alleged proposal was made at a meeting on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY with Russia's Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, weeks before Trump took office. Read More »

Russian Federation diplomat: Jared Kushner sought secret channel

According to the Post report, it was suggested that this back channel might use secure communications equipment in a Russian diplomatic facility-presumably to hide it from American intelligence services answering to Barack Obama, who still at that point had a few weeks left in office. Read More »

Iranian president calls USA relations "a curvy road"

Rouhani on Monday dismissed Trump's summit with Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia as "just a show". Better relations between the two will help resolution of the crisis in Syria and Yemen. "The Iranian people voted for moderation as they know a prosperous economy and jobs can only happen through investment, and investment through freedom and interaction with the world", he said as he began his second term as president. Read More »

Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

Police investigating the Manchester Arena bomb attack have temporarily stopped sharing information with the United States after leaks to the media , the BBC understands. "So after that, he told us, "Having internet, I see the attack in Manchester and I knew that's my brother", the spokesperson told BBC2's Newsnight. Read More »

Crescent Moon for Holy Month of Ramadan not spotted in Qatar

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UAE also announced Saturday the first day of Ramadan as the moon-sighting committee failed to spot the new moon crescent on Thursday night. A formal announcement by these countries are expected shortly. While Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and the UAE are yet to confirm the same, Muslim communities in Europe, Canada, Australia, and the US along with Turkey, have declared that the first fast of the month of Ramadan will be observed on Saturday. Read More »

ISIS-linked militants besiege Philippine city

The sources said that the Philippines military have gained ground to flush out the militants who numbered between 200 and 500 members. The AFP said at least 31 fighters have been killed as a result of ongoing operations. Marawi Bishop Edwin de la Pena said the militants forced their way into the Marawi Cathedral and seized a Catholic priest, 10 worshippers and three church workers. Read More »

Trump readies for 'robust' G7 summit in Sicily

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U.S. President Donald Trump, and the leaders of six other wealthy democracies - France, Britain, Japan, Germany, Italy and Canada - are in Taormina , Sicily for this year's G-7 summit at the 5-star San Domenico Palace hotel. We made and saved the United States of America many billions of dollars and millions of jobs. Trump also complained about the large number of German cars being sold in the United States , officials said. Read More »

Alabama death row inmate files flurry of last minute appeals

Faced with a deluge of last-minute defense appeals and a legal deadline of midnight to execute Tommy Arthur for a 1982 contract killing, officers at Holman prison had to set the final stage for a lethal injection in only 1 hours, 16 minutes after the justices lifted a temporary stay Thursday night. Read More »

Ariana Grande to hold concert in Manchester for bombing victims

Omar Alfakhuri, who lives across the street, said he was awakened at 2:30 a.m.by a loud noise and saw police take away the father of the family that lives there in handcuffs. Libya said it was working closely with Britain to identify possible "terrorist networks" involved. Williams said "covert and discrete tactics" will also be in place to protect the transport network. Read More »

More Than 100 Civilians Killed In Mosul Bombing In March, US Says

Matthew Isler. The probe found that the USA bomb triggered secondary explosions from devices clandestinely planted there by ISIS fighters. U.S. bombers targeted a house in the former ISIS stronghold of Mosul in northern Iraq in March - killing at least 100 civilians, a Pentagon report found. Read More »

Russian Amb. said Kushner wanted secret communications backchannel

The meeting with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak , is significant because of how many members of Trump's campaign team he met over the course of Trump's meteoric rise within the GOP. The opposition Democratic party urged Mr. Trump to fire Mr. Kushner. Meetings between Kislyak and Attorney General Jeff Sessions resulted in Sessions' recusal from investigations into Russian interference in the presidential election and the ambassador was also present two weeks ago when President ... Read More »

Donald Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concerns

According to the Times of Israel , son-in-law and aide to the USA president , Jared Kushner, told Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog on Tuesday, before their departure, that the White House was preparing to quickly act on promises made to restart peace talks between the Israel and the Palestinians. Read More »

Montenegro's Markovic Shrugs Off Trump Shoving Incident At NATO Summit

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Trump lectured the members for falling short on pledges to spend 2 percent of their gross domestic products on the military, much as he had hectored them on this subject during his presidential campaign", the piece reads. The same official added that there was an agreement between the three leaders (Trump, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker) to step up the fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State. Read More »