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Palestinian factions call for 'Day of Rage' during Trump visit

Palestinian factions call for 'Day of Rage' during Trump visit

NY [U.S.], May 16 (ANI): A rift has been created between Washington and Jerusalem after an American diplomat described the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City as part of the West Bank . Netanyah...

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Rouhani re-elected Iranian president comfortably

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, whose country has had no diplomatic relations with Iran since 1980, said he hoped Rouhani would use his second term to end Tehran's ballistic missile programme and...

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Dead, Dozens Injured In Explosion At Ariana Grande Concert

Dead, Dozens Injured In Explosion At Ariana Grande Concert

Greater Manchester Police said: "Emergency services are now responding to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena ". The attacker also died in the blast. Social media posts from the scene show...

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Pacific ministers commit to move ahead with pact without US

The China-led 16-member Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership will meet Monday in Hanoi to further discussions on a separate deal seen as an alternative to the TPP. "One of the reasons we made...

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Malaysia wants South China Sea CoC to be finalised soon

The second leaders-level meeting that the Philippines will convene this year will be held in November, together with ASEAN's dialogue partners such as Australia, China , India, Japan, New Zealand, th...

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Trump arrives in Bethlehem for Abbas meeting

While there was reportedly some disquiet in Israel over the U.S. administration's signing of arms deals with the Saudi monarchy that could total some $350 billion over the next decade, the speech an...

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Bahrain police raid Shiite cleric's town, 1 dead

Bahrain police raid Shiite cleric's town, 1 dead

Security forces entered the village early on Tuesday, days after Qassim was sentenced to a year in jail, suspended for three years, on charges of corruption. The moves come amid a major crackdown on d...

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Trump administration wavers on location of Western Wall

Referencing his earlier visit to Saudi Arabia , Trump said he believed "a new level of partnership is possible" in the Middle East . But in his public remarks, Trump steered clear of any such lang...

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22 killed as terror attack hits Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

Officials are treating the deadly incident as a terror attack until they have more information. Hopkins said that the attack appeared to have been carried out by one man, who died at the scene. Fr...

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Video inside Manchester Arena captures explosion followed by panic

Video inside Manchester Arena captures explosion followed by panic

More than 200 people were injured, though no one was killed. "Our thoughts are with all those killed and injured tonight and our courageous emergency services", he said. However, no reports of an ex...

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Mother's desperate search for Olivia, 15, after Manchester Arena terror attack

Mother's desperate search for Olivia, 15, after Manchester Arena terror attack

Police were called to reports of an explosion at the Manchester Arena at 10.33pm, shortly after United States singer Ariana Grande had finished her performance. "There were coats and people's phon...

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Ariana Grande European tour cancelled after Manchester terror attack

She was described by a friend as 'a handsome girl with the kindest heart and soul, I'll miss you forever, may you rest in a better place than here'. At the time of writing, 22 people are confirmed to ...

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Trump in Saudi Arabia, But Back Home Focus Still on Comey Firing

President Donald Trump asked two top USA intelligence officials in March to help push back against the FBI investigation into his campaign's possible links with Russia, The Washington Post reporte...

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Former FBI Director Comey Will Testify Publicly Before the Senate Intelligence Committee

US President Donald Trump , striking a defiant tone on Thursday after days of political tumult, denied asking former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to drop a probe into hi...

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Trump budget plan slashes food stamps, healthcare for poor

The President's budget would look to reduce retirement benefits for federal workers, saving an estimated $72 billion over ten years, according to figures released by the White House. "We're making a b...

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Iran Condemns UK Attack, Criticizes Western Security Ties To Gulf

Iran Condemns UK Attack, Criticizes Western Security Ties To Gulf

FLAGS are today flying at half mast around the region after the Manchester attacks last night. The head of state has spoken for the country in expressing her support for the families and friends of ...

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Trump Travels To Bethlehem For Meeting With Abbas

The White House has said it doesn't expect any sort of breakthrough on the peace process on this trip. On the Israeli-Palestinian front, Maj. In 2002, the Arab League offered normalized relations wi...

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Trump, family make private visit to Western Wall

Trump, family make private visit to Western Wall

After a reporter asked Netanyahu if he was concerned by reports that Trump had shared highly sensitive intelligence about a terrorist threat with two senior Russian officials in an Oval Office meeting...

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US Deputy AG Rosenstein to Brief House Members on Trump-Russia Probe

Nevertheless, Wittes said Comey had tried to act like a "chameleon" and use "camouflage". "We're friends. We communicate regularly, but I am not among his close intimates or advisers", he wrote. He ...

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Trump visits Bethlehem: meets Palestinian delegation

Do you? Donald Trump stood up next to Israel's prime minister and proudly reassured the world that he didn't do something that no one said he did-essentially eliminating any possible ambiguity about t...

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Saudi, UAE pledge $100mn to Ivanka Trump women's fund

It was not immediately clear how Trump responded to Bennett. He also showed his hosts some good old-fashioned down-home American bro-spitality in the form of a concert from Toby Keith, one of the s...

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Trump says Iran should never be allowed to have a nuclear weapon

Trump says Iran should never be allowed to have a nuclear weapon

Trump also made history Monday in becoming the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump , his son-in-law, Jared Kushner,...

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WNY Muslim leader reacts to Trump speech

WNY Muslim leader reacts to Trump speech

He said that countries must ensure that terror groups didn't find sanctuary on their soil. "This is a battle between barbaric criminals who seek to obliterate human life, and decent people of all re...

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Ariana Grande says she is 'broken' in tweet after Manchester attack

He called the incident "devastating news", adding, "all our love to Manchester and everyone affected by this bad attack". "We ran out", she said. "At this time, we have no information to indicat...

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Joe Lieberman Is Too 'Extreme' for Bernie Sanders

Joe Lieberman Is Too 'Extreme' for Bernie Sanders

The White House said Friday that Trump will not announce a candidate before he leaves the country. Richard Burr, and the ranking Democrat, Sen. Here's a look at the life of Joseph Lieberman , f...

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Trump sets out Mideast vision - backing Arab strongmen against Iran

Trump sets out Mideast vision - backing Arab strongmen against Iran

We are waiting for the new U.S. administration to find stability and continuity in its policies", Rouhani said . In response to Trump's stand, US-Iranian author and commentator Trita Parsi wrote, "...

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10 submissions Pakistan made in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case at ICJ

Representing India's stand before the 11-judge bench of the global justice body, India's agent to the court, Deepak Mittal said that despite repeated requests, Pakistan denied consular access to Kulbh...

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Dealmaker Trump seeks Israeli and Arab push for peace

Jibril Rajoub, a senior Palestinian official close to Abbas, said Trump was a "serious president" who "seeks to have a real deal, not just managing the conflict". Welcoming Trump, Netanyahu said, "I a...

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US Extends Iran Nuke Deal Sanctions Relief, Imposes New Ballistic Missile Sanctions

As president, he has altered his position, insisting he is still studying the accord and hasn't made a final decision. While the USA says it will continue waiving these sanctions, it is ratcheting u...

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Oil producers to extend output curbs at OPEC meeting

He said a new agreement would be similar to the previous pact, with minor changes. Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, the biggest of the 24 producers in the accord - and which don't get on in ...

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