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by | May 23, 2017 | 20:16

His two-day visit will include separate meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas . USA first lady Melania Trump , left, and Sara Netanyahu pose with children during a visit to the Hadassa hospital in Jerusalem , Monday, May 22, 2017 .

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:02

Trump's predecessor Barack Obama had cancelled a $115-billion deal with the Saudis. U.S. President Donald Trump , struggling to shake a brewing scandal at home, will attempt a reset on Sunday with the Islamic world after frequently attacking Muslims on the campaign trail past year and trying to ban many from the United States.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:41

Coats told a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee that he would not comment on the Washington Post report late yesterday that Trump pressed both him and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers to publicly deny any evidence of collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation during last year's presidential election.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:37

SANA said police destroyed a vehicle carrying two suicide attackers before they were able to reach a checkpoint near al-Mustaqbal crossroad on Damascus International Airport road. State media said the vehicle contained two people when it was destroyed. More than six years after the conflict began, most major Syrian cities have at this point reverted to government control.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:30

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz blasted anonymous individuals who have leaked damaging information about the Trump administration to the press. A former aide told Reuters last month the congressman may run for governor of Utah in 2020, though no firm decision had been made. His decision to leave early comes after his invitation for ousted FBI Director James Comey to testify before Congress Wednesday regarding his memos about his converstations with President Trump ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:44

Most of the West Bank is under complete Israeli control and Palestinians face extremely long odds in being granted building permits in those areas, while Israeli settlement building has meanwhile continued. The nuclear deal that former President Barack Obama finalized with Iran in 2015 strained relations with Israel, whose leaders vehemently opposed the agreement.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:35

The report , which cited two people familiar with the case, said Flynn informed the transition team's chief lawyer about the probe on January 4, much earlier than previously reported . The Intelligence Committee would have to vote whether to issue a citation for contempt, and if so, the full Senate would then vote on it. The top Democrat and Republican on a House oversight committee have said Flynn likely broke federal law by failing to get approval from the US government to accept ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:45

Netanyahu to take a tougher stance", the New York Times wrote. Tillerson said that arranging a three-way visit among Trump, Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , who Trump will meet on Tuesday morning, would be too ambitious for such a short trip.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:28

The two agreed to strengthen the U.S. -ROK alliance, according to a White House statement. In January, a book by Moon was published where he wrote that South Korea should learn to "say no to America" and become self-reliant in the field of defense capabilities, shifting wartime operational control of the South Korean armed forces from the US back to Seoul .

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:25

It also revived memories of the November 2015 attack at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris in which armed men wearing explosive belts stormed in and killed 90 people. From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. "I don't have words", the 23-year-old, who is popular with teens and pre-teens, wrote on Twitter . Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, said: "This is an absolutely horrifying incident and our thoughts are with everyone affected, especially those who have lost ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:57

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has characterised the deadly Manchester arena blasts as an attack on innocence. Prime Minister Theresa May said police and security officials believe they know the identity of the attacker, but are not yet ready to confirm it publicly.

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:46

Israel occupied east Jerusalem, where the Western Wall is located, and the West Bank in 1967 in moves never recognised by the global community. What was said was that the president leaked highly classified information during an Oval Office visit May 10 with the Russian foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, and the Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:04

Grande , a 23-year-old American TV teen actress-turned-pop star, is a big draw for young fans, with hits including Problem, featuring Iggy Azalea, which hit number one in the United Kingdom in 2014, and Side To Side, featuring Nicki Minaj. As noted on Twitter , the Holiday Inn (44 0161 836 9600) and Premier Inn (44 0871 527 8744) have begun taking in young children and teens who might have gotten separated from their friends and families.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:03

Israel has controlled both the eastern and western sides of Jerusalem since 1967, although the Palestinians consider East Jerusalem their capital. Hadassah's Ein Kerem campus is considered a rare model of co-existence in deeply divided Jerusalem , with a mixed Jewish-Arab medical team working together to treat the city's wounded and infirm.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:31

And - may I say - the United States also needs a strong Israel. "They would think that's a great name". At a joint appearance with the president in Jerusalem , Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was asked if Israel now had any concerns about sharing intelligence with the United States; the New York Times reported last week that Israel had given Washington key intel about terrorists' bomb-making abilities.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:21

Muilenburg has met with Trump on several occasions since the president's election. The UAE's USA ambassador, Yousef Al Otaiba, said in a statement that the promised donation reflects "our commitment to empowering women in our region and builds on the progress we have made in our country, where women play a role in every segment of society".

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:57

Trump used his visit to Riyadh to bolster USA ties with Arab and Islamic nations, announce $110 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia, and send Iran a tough message. In meetings with other monarchs earlier on Sunday, Trump assured the King of Bahrain that relations between the two nations would no longer be strained by a brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, and said his discussion with the Emir of Qatar would focus on "the purchase of lots of attractive military equipment".

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:57

A 23-year-old man named Salman Abedi, was arrested. -Dec. 19, 2016: A hijacked truck plows through a Christmas market in Berlin, killing 12. "The whole nation has been shocked by the death and injury in Manchester last night of so many people, adults and children, who had just been enjoying a concert ", read the statement , titled "A Message from Her Majesty The Queen to the Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester".

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:51

US officials say it's a suspected suicide bombing, and British police are treating it as a terror attack . United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May called the incident an "appalling terrorist attack " and convened the government's Cobra emergency committee.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:55

This far, the figures stand at 50 injured and 22 dead, including children, who couldn't make it. The victims are being treated at eight hospitals across Greater Manchester , Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said. Mr Walker told BBC Radio 5 Live he was around three metres from the explosion and was "surprised I got away so lightly". "(I) just heard a huge bang from my bed, came out to the front of my apartments (we're on the top floor so have ideal view) and everyone was running away in big ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:06

The White House later said the report was "not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the president and Comey " and that President Trump never asked his former FBI director to end any investigations involving him.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:51

McMaster said in an interview on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos". The report said Moscow eventually developed a preference for Trump. The President's treatment of Comey has raised questions about whether he abused his powers by seeking to discredit the FBI investigation or risked giving the impression that he was obstructing justice, a debate now given new life by the latest revelations.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:05

Frantic loved ones of young people missing after an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert have taken to Twitter and Instagram with their photos and pleas for help. The German government is offering condolences to Britain after the deadly explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. "I've called the hospitals".

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:14

The newspaper never said that he mentioned Israel as the source of that intelligence. Trump arrived at the Jewish holy site with his wife Melania and daughter Ivanka. Trump said on Monday evening. Arriving directly from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Trump expressed his hope for cooperation among USA allies in the Middle East.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:10

President Donald Trump ended a visit to Tehran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia where arms deals worth nearly $110 billion were signed. In fact, he said he was "not here to lecture" the Muslim leaders, or to impose an American way of life.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:12

She twice tried to commit suicide and faced long stretches of solitary confinement as well as denial of healthcare, Strangio said. Several ambassadors were recalled, expelled or reassigned because of embarrassing disclosures. Manning came out as a transgender woman in prison. "I am torn up", she said in a 2015 interview with Cosmopolitan magazine. "I can imagine surviving and living as the person who I am and can finally be in the outside world".

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:32

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) issued a claim of responsibility on Tuesday for the attack in a brief, generic statement that did not identify the bomber and appeared to get some of the facts of the attack wrong. "This was an evil act", he said. "We saw young girls with blood on them". He said some of the dead were children but provided no further details.

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:50

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn agreed all national campaigning by Labour and the Tories would be on hold until further notice. She and other candidates suspended campaigning for Britain's June 8 election after the blast. "Japan stands in solidarity with the people of the United Kingdom". He says all Canadians "stand firm" with the British people. "Together we will fight against terrorists".

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:22

In Jerusalem , in public remarks after talks with Israeli leaders on the first day of his two-day visit, he again focused on Iran, pledging he would never let Tehran acquire nuclear arms. President Donald Trump used his centerpiece Holy Land speech on Tuesday to reaffirm his commitment to peace between Israelis and Palestinians, but he offered no new details on how to achieve a goal that has eluded USA leaders for decades.

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:22

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by | May 23, 2017 | 20:38

More than 400 officers were involved in the operation overnight. If confirmed as a terror incident, it would be the deadliest attack on British soil since the 2005 London bombings, which killed 52 people. 'Her dad is actually in Manchester looking for her. He said some of the dead were children but provided no further details. The American singer is safe, according to her spokesperson.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:59

When PM says "nothing has changed" she is lying. Those policies remain exactly the same. "Just "me, me, me" and she's the only one that does a U-turn on her own thing". "Her heartless dementia tax remains in place", he said. More hypocritical still was the accusation that Labour, in raising the very real fear that the cost of care in later life will swallow up a lifetime's savings and leave people with nothing to pass on to their children, was "scaremongering".

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:04

Alisher Usmanov has made a £1billion bid to take control of the club and supporters chanted for Kroenke to leave as their frustration mounted in the second half. I love this club enough to do my best every single day. "And on top of that with Champions League football, I think we'll see a few big faces coming in".

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:37

Israel has sought to downplay the concerns, saying security ties with the United States will continue to be strong. Mr Netanyahu called Mr Trump "a true friend" to Israel and expressed optimism about the president's role in the Middle East peace process.

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:28

White House aides have moved to downplay expectations of significant progress on the peace process during the two-day visit. Revivi says he hopes it means the US has "moved on from this failed policy and will now work together to build true and lasting peace from the ground up".