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by | May 23, 2017 | 22:25

There were no promises of new financial investment or announcements of increased USA military presence in the region. Even as he adjusted his rhetoric in Riyadh , Trump made clear his address would not be a repeat of his predecessor Barack Obama's speech in Cairo in 2009.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:42

There were a few other firsts as part of this as well as some controversies. TRT World's Nicole Johnston reports from occupied East Jerusalem . Trump also commented that "it's so interesting" his meeting with Abbas took place "on this very disgusting morning of death to innocent young people".

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:38

Following police confirmation of the 22 deaths and approximately 59 injuries sustained in the attack, Grande tweeted , "Broken". A suicide bomber had detonated an explosive device at the venue. U.S. President Donald Trump, in Bethlehem, said the attack preyed upon children and described those responsible as "evil losers". "Please.please retweet.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:55

President Donald Trump has arrived in Bethlehem for a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS'). US President Donald Trump has insisted that he "never mentioned" Israel in a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at which he reportedly shared highly classified information from a foreign partner.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:57

Of the dead, 12 are children younger than 16 years old, British authorities said Tuesday. "And if its even possible, the spirit of the people of Manchester will grow even stronger this evening". Other information can be reported to the anti-terrorist hotline on 0800 789 321. Added Oliver Jones, 17: "The bang echoed around the foyer of the arena and people started to run".

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:00

He stated his belief, however, that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn - who is perceived as soft on terrorism and security issues - would be the most likely to suffer politically ahead of the UK General Election on June 8. Major British parties have all suspended campaigning. The city showed its strength in unity as the hashtag #RoomsForManchester was used by generous members of the public to offer shelter to those in need.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:21

Italy's ANSA news agency reported that Italian President Sergio Mattarella sent Queen Elizabeth II a message, saying: "All of Italy is dismayed by the images that came from Manchester during the night". Most of the 130 dead in the November 2015 attacks in Paris were at the Bataclan concert hall. He said the explosion happened at around 10:40 p.m.as they were walking up the stairs to leave.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:19

At least 22 people -including children- were killed after a suicide bomber denoted explosives at USA singer's show at the Manchester Arena. UPDATE (5/22/17, 11:40 p.m. "There were coats and people's phones on the floor". "I heard the bang (and) everyone froze". President Donald Trump said the victims in Wednesday's attack were killed by "evil losers in life".

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:04

Among the victims were children. Monday night's concert had drawn thousands of children and young people - many of whom were trying to leave when the blast hit. "It's the most frightful feeling ever, to know your daughter is there and you don't know whether she's dead or alive", she said. "This is now being treated as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise", read a quote from the police in a Sun report .

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:46

WASHINGTON ( CNN ) - President Donald Trump called two top intelligence community figures to request that they deny in public any evidence of collusion between his campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 election, multiple current and former United States officials with knowledge tell CNN .

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:20

The Senate Intelligence Committee, Senate Judiciary Committee, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, the House Intelligence Committee and the Justice Department are conducting investigations related to ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:06

Trump's visit is part of his first trip overseas as president, and follows an initial stop in Saudi Arabia where he urged Islamic leaders to confront extremism while also criticising Iran. On Monday night in the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian enclave run by Abbas's rivals Hamas, the Islamist movement organised a demonstration to denounce its labelling as a "terrorist" group by many Western governments, including the United States.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:15

The video appears to show the attacks were unprovoked. Turkey's ambassador to the United States, Serdar Kilic, was summoned to the State Department on Friday to meet with Undersecretary Thomas Shannon and discuss the embassy brawl .

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:16

Crude oil prices gained support as the ongoing curbs on oil supplies by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) and other producers, including Russian Federation are set to be extended by six to nine months. Even so, "stocks at the end of 2017 might not have fallen to the five-year average, suggesting that much work remains to be done", the IEA said in its monthly oil market report on May 16.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:09

The head of the Iranian atomic energy agency (AEOI) said Saturday (29 April) that his country will honour its commitments to its nuclear agreement regardless of who wins the presidential election on 19 May. A supporter of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani flashes a victory sign while holding his portrait in a street celebration after he won the Friday's presidential election, in Tehran , Iran, Saturday, May 20, 2017.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:46

Islamic State group says one of its members carried out the Manchester attack. A mall in Manchester was evacuated over a suspected bomb scare, but has since been reopened, according to reports . i don't have words". "It was just after she finished her final song". Monday night's terrorist attack was the deadliest on British soil since four al-Qaeda suicide bombers killed 52 people on trains and a bus in London on July 7, 2005.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:59

Trump spoke to more than 50 Muslim and Arab leaders. "Drive out the extremists", Trump continued, " Drive them out of your places of worship". King Salman gave Trump a remarkably warm greeting, meeting him at the steps of Air Force One on arrival, shaking the hand of Trump's wife, Melania, riding with Trump in his limousine and spending most of the day with him.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:38

Twelve children under the age of 16 were among the 59 injured, a British ambulance official told The Associated Press . The official Twitter account of the Manchester Evening News tweeted to say that online fashion retailer Boohoo.com - which has its head office close to the site of the attack - has donated £100,000 to the campaign.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:42

He said some of the dead were children but provided no further details. It was not immediately clear if police were including the attacker among the 22 people reported to have died. Forensic investigations are continuing to determine if the attacker had accomplices, said Chief Constable Ian Hopkins. London will also see a heavier police presence Tuesday, the mayor's office said.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:34

United States President Donald Trump , during his speech at the Arab-Islamic-US summit in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , acknowledged that India is a victim of terrorism and said, without explicitly naming Pakistan, that every country must ensure that terrorists don't find sanctuaries within their borders.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:58

Regarding debts and deficits, Deloitte says the government still expects this Budget balance to "head back to greener pastures". Australia's A$1.7 trillion economy has outperformed many of its rich world peers since the global financial crisis, but it has in more recent years struggled to manage the end of a mining investment boom that underpinned much of its wealth.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:34

Both Coats and Rogers are set to testify before Congress on Tuesday in previously scheduled hearings - Coats, a former Indiana GOP senator, before the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Rogers before the House Armed Services Committee. White House officials say Comey's testimony about the scope of the FBI investigation upset Trump , who has dismissed the FBI and congressional investigations as a "witch hunt ".

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:38

I am telling you - that´s what I do - they are ready to reach for peace. "I want you to know how much we appreciate the change in American policy on Iran which you enunciated so clearly", Netanyahu, who had an acrimonious relationship with former U.S.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:55

He said Iran should have thanked the United States for the 2015 nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers because it led to sanctions being lifted. Israeli citizens, however, can travel to Saudi Arabia and thousands of Muslims attend the annual hajj pilgrimage there, flying with stopovers in neighbouring countries.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:26

The attack, which took place late last night [Monday 22 May] near the Manchester Arena, targeted people attending a concert. "In such a tragic and awful time the thoughts of everyone connected with the Force are with all those who lost their life or were injured during the explosion and for the family members and friends who lost a loved one".

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:26

He also expressed support for Lebanon's Hezbollah group, saying that the group is backed by Lebanese people. "We are waiting for this government to settle". and the world", he said , referring to the 2015 nuclear deal that resolved the lingering dispute over the nuclear energy program. Alavi concluded: "Rouhani, and the entire regime for that matter, will very soon start to comprehend the stark contrast between the last four years, and the rocky road ahead.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:17

Fox News' Bret Baier caught up with Adel al-Jubeir and asked him his thoughts of Trump's visit, which was the president's first worldwide trip since taking office. On a visit to the Yad Vashem memorial, the president and first lady Melania Trump laid a wreath on a stone slab under which ashes from some of those killed in concentration camps are buried.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:38

The day before, Rosenstein told senators that Trump had made a decision to fire Comey before asking Rosenstein for a memo offering justification for the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's sacking. By grandstanding and politicizing the investigation into Russia's actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russian Federation.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:16

Last year, however, Donald Trump bashed the Clinton Foundation for accepting money from countries with human rights issues, implying the move was in direct contrast to the help the foundation was established to provide. Trump and Saudi King Salman signed agreements Saturday cementing their countries' military and economic partnerships. The Hollywood Reporter reported that, since April, Hail-Hydra.com has inexplicably redirected to the president's profile page on the White House website.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:10

Another form of trouble for Trump had already come on Monday afternoon, when the Washington Post reported that he had disclosed highly classified information provided by a United States ally (Israel, it turned out) to two senior Russian officials.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:18

FILE - In this Feb.17, 2017 file photo, then French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon, right, listens to Gerald Darmanin, in Tourcoing, northern France. A minister for agriculture under ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy, Le Maire made a failed bid for the Republicans presidential nomination a year ago when he finished a disappointing fifth.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:42

The PM was speaking after her party's Scottish leader, Ruth Davidson , made a direct pitch to Labour voters disillusioned under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn . With recent figures showing less than half of Scotland's 13 and 14-year-olds are performing well in writing, the Prime Minister said: "After a decade of SNP neglect, standards in Scottish education - which were once the envy of the civilised world - have become a national scandal".

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:21

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in February reiterated his commitment to salvaging parts of the TPP , with Australia to continue pushing for a revised deal during a meeting in March with the remaining TPP members in Chile. With the USA out of the deal, that is impossible to achieve. The 11 remaining members, all APEC countries, agreed on Sunday to pursue it without the US.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:51

Oded Revivi (OH-dead Re-VEE-veeis) is the chief foreign envoy of the Yesha settlers' council. Trump was considering making that bold announcement during his trip here, but backed off fulfilling that pledge amid a torrent of warnings from United States foreign policy officials and Arab diplomats, who said such a move would hinder peace efforts and set off tensions in the region.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:34

Mr. Trump said he was "gratified" that Mr. Abbas attended a summit with him last weekend in Saudi Arabia aimed at building cooperation among Arab states to fight extremism. He said both sides are ready to resume talks. "Never mentioned the word 'Israel'". "And it must cease - immediately". And while he remarked on his visit to the Western Wall, becoming the first sitting United States president to visit the holy Jewish site, Trump did not deliver any promises on the final status of the ...