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Saudi royals to make pledge to new crown prince


Mohammed bin Salman thanked Sisi, while underlining the depth of the Saudi-Egyptian ties. The Prime Minister wished the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques abundant health and happiness, and voiced pride in the ever-progressing solid Bahraini-Saudi relations. Read More »

A Reality Check about What Handel's Win Means

As expected, a separate election in SC on Tuesday to fill the seat vacated by Mick Mulvaney following his appointment by President Trump as director of the office of management and budget was won by Republican candidate Ralph Norman. Ms Handel, 55, becomes the latest in a line of Republicans who have represented the district since 1979, beginning with Newt Gingrich , who went on to become House speaker. Read More »

The UK's Next Government Is Still Stuck On The Negotiating Table


Eight of 27 bills outlined in the speech deal with the complex Brexit process. "But the invitation has been extended and accepted". It was not mentioned in the speech was because no date had been set, May's office said. There has been public opposition to Trump's visit because of his policies on immigration, climate change, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and other issues. Read More »

Theresa May apologizes for response to Grenfell Tower fire


It is unclear whether the cladding contains a mineral or polyethylene core which is now the centre of an investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire . Earlier, the House held a minute's silence for the victims of the devastating fire in North London last week - amid fears the final death toll could top 100. Read More »

Trump, new Saudi crown prince vow to ease tension with Qatar

Under the "Vision 2030" plan, unveiled in April 2016, Saudi Arabia will sell almost five percent of state-owned Aramco - the world's largest oil company reportedly worth between $2 trillion and $2.5 trillion. "Relations between the Saudi kingdom and Russian Federation have reached an unprecedented high in the past years", Sabi noted. The United Arab Emirates' most-powerful leaders have welcomed Saudi Arabia's new crown prince. Read More »

New Zealand face Mexico battle to stay alive in Confederations Cup


The Krasnodar striker said: "It's very hard to build a team when you have such an individual among you as everything revolves around him". Portuguese defender Pepe scored a goal in the 22nd minute of the game but it was ruled out due to the use of the video assistant referee (VAR) system. Read More »

Saudi sacks Crown Prince


Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Nayef was passed over by his cousin. Mohammed bin Salman, 31, was also appointed as Deputy Prime Minister and will continue to hold his post of Defence Minister, according a royal decree cited by the state media. Read More »

Northern Ireland peace 'at risk': UK's May warned against DUP deal

Theresa May has still not secured a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to allow her Government programme to survive a Commons vote, a day before the Prime Minister sets out her legislative measures in the Queen's Speech. Following talks in Downing Street with new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Mrs May said the terms of any arrangement between the Conservatives and the DUP would be made public once they were agreed. Read More »

GOP senators voice concerns on eve of health care bill unveiling

The White House has maintained a light tough when it comes to shaping the policies in the health care bill, but President Trump reportedly told a group of senators last week that the bill passed in the House was "mean" and he wanted the final bill to do more to help needier Americans. Read More »

Philippines Launches Offensive in Marawi, With Aim to End Battle by Weekend


Talagang nasaktan ako" (I was really hurt), he aid, claiming the people of Lanao del Sur did not bother to report to authorities that the Maute Group had been building up its forces and firepower in the city. "I'll be talking to Widodo [on Wednesday]". Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the government would allocate US$199 million to rebuild Marawi under a program led by the Department of National Defense (DND). Read More »

North Korea Ready for Missile, Nuclear Test Moratorium if US Halts Drills

He also said he hopes "the conditions will form that would allow [an inter-Korean summit] to be held within the year" and described the dismantling of North Korea's nuclear weapons and peace in Northeast Asia as the greatest accomplishment that could be achieved while he and US President Donald Trump are in office. Read More »

Palestinians dismiss IS claim of Israel policewoman killing


The attacks occurred simultaneously in two areas near the Damascus gate of Jerusalem's walled old city on Friday, according to The Jerusalem Post . He slammed the Palestinian leadership for not denouncing the attack while condemning Israel for killing the terrorists. "The claim by the Islamic State group is an attempt to muddy the waters ", Hamas spokesperson Sami Abou Zouhri said. Read More »

Mueller meets with House Russia investigators


On June 14, the Washington Post reported that Mueller had expanded his investigation to determine if Trump had attempted to obstruct justice, and was interviewing senior intelligence officials - Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, Head of National Security Agency Mike Rogers, and Rogers' former deputy Richard Ledgett - as part of that probe. Read More »

Iran-made drone downed in Syria


Two weeks ago on a visit to Sydney, Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop told Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, "We are united in our resolve to defeat ISIS ". "ADF force protection is regularly reviewed in response to a range of potential threats", the Defence statement said. The last time Russian Federation threatened to cut off the deconfliction line was in April , when the USA launched missiles at a Syrian airbase in what ultimately ... Read More »

US Soldiers Killed By Afghan Soldier In Apparent Insider Attack

Attahullah Khogyani , spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar province, said Saturday that two other USA soldiers are wounded in the attack, which took place in the Achin district . On Saturday, Afghan officials also confirmed that three policemen had been killed and two others wounded when a U.S. aircraft opened fire during an operation in Helmand Province . Read More »

PM attends mass yoga demo at Lucknow


Yoga teacher Ramdev and BJP chief Amit Shah started the celebrations in Ahmedabad at 5.30 am. Yoga diploma courses in some universities involve both theory and practical classes. "Modi coming here and performing yoga in the company of children and youths was perhaps the most surprising event of my life", she told PTI. This year the theme of the day is "Yoga for Harmony and Peace". Read More »

Republican Karen Handel defeats Jon Ossoff in Georgia special election

After all, Ossoff did not reside in the district he ran to represent and he epitomized the synthetic, millennial Democrat who, despite loud campaigning, really does not have much to say. Handel supported the GOP House version, the American Health Care Act, while Ossoff opposed it. The special election in the southern state is painted as a referendum on Trump, and the result may presage how his presidency - for better or worse - could influence the battle for control of Congress in 2018. Read More »

Black Caucus to decline Trump meeting


Politico notes the overly grandiose title turned off members, as she hasn't earned it and has done nothing to elevate the CBC's concerns to Trump. Politico reports Wednesday that sources close to the group say Trump has done jack squat to advance the CBC's priorities since they first met with him in March. Read More »

Talks between DUP & Tories "not going as expected"

Since then, she has also been personally criticised for being robotic and uninspiring on the campaign trail, and was accused of hiding from the public in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. DUP sources said yesterday that talks "haven't proceeded in the way we would have expected" and that the government should stop taking their party for granted and show some respect. Read More »

United States coroner studies N.Korea captive's death

In another tweet, he also condemned the brutality of the North Korean regime, Reuters reported. As the USA and China gear up for a high-level meeting on North Korea, a tweet from Donald Trump could be the elephant in the room. North Korea is also holding Korean Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo-Lim who was sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labour on sedition charges in December 2015. Read More »

People trapped after crane collapses in Crewe


Two people remain trapped and a number of people have been left injured in the horror accident, Cheshire Police said. One fire engine from Crewe and one from Winsford attended, along with the major incident unit from Winsford, according to the fire service. Read More »

Plan of suspect in Brussels train station blast revealed


The blast came a day after a terrorist ploughed down Muslim worshippers leaving evening prayers in Finsbury Park, north London, and a man claiming allegiance to Isis crashed his auto into a police van on Champs-Elysees in Paris. "A witness at Brussels Central station reportedly heard the man call out " Allahu Akbar " - "God is great" in Arabic - before the blast", The Guardian says . Read More »