by | May 25, 2017 | 02:46

The statement called for a three-hour strike on Sunday from 11 2 p.m., and for a general strike on Monday in the occupied West Bank , the besieged Gaza Strip, and Israel, to coincide with Trump's visit. Palestinians, who viewed Trump's victory with some trepidation, are said to have been pleasantly surprised by Trump's openness during a recent meeting with Abbas in Washington .

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:38

Representatives from the militant Makabayan bloc in Congress on Wednesday opposed President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law in Mindanao , vowing to vote to revoke the proclamation once the President reports to Congress. "The Russian President took time out from his busy schedule to be able to make that happen, knowing that the President had to cut short his trip to get back to the Philippines because of this emergency", he said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:34

Twenty-two people were killed and dozens more injured when suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated a home-made device as fans left a concert by U.S. star Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena on Monday night. Prime Minister Theresa May placed the country on its highest level of terror alert - "critical" - for the first time since June 2007, when it was sparked by an attack on Glasgow airport.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:27

Flynn invoked the Fifth Amendment and rejected the committee's subpoena request for documents relating to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election earlier this week. "We are still pursuing vigorously, will have more to announce later today in terms of next steps", he said. The Senate Intelligence Committee has now crafted two new subpoenas to get around that argument, targeting a limited liability corporation and a separately registered company both under the name Flynn Intel ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:25

Trump also called North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un a " madman with nuclear weapons" and revealed the USA has two nuclear submarines near the peninsula that he hopes not to use. Duterte replied to a local TV station in 2015. He could create so much agony and suffering for all mankind'. "We have a lot of firepower over there".

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:20

Moore was best known for his role as James Bond , appearing in seven films and becoming the longest-serving Bond actor after 12 years in the role, beginning with " Live and Let Die " in 1973 and retiring from the role after " A View to a Kill " in 1985.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:21

In a jibe at the multibillion-dollar arms deals signed between Mr Trump and the Saudi government at the weekend, he said: "You can't solve terrorism just by giving your people's money to a superpower". Answering a question on his plans to have good relations with Islamic countries and countries of the region and the world, President Rouhani said, "from the beginning of the 11th administration, we announced to the world that violence and extremism are great dangers to the region and we all are ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:18

He is also scheduled to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem . "And my meeting with my very good friend Benjamin-I can tell you also that he is reaching for peace". The White House and representatives for Melania Trump haven't commented on the matter. Earlier Tuesday, a senior Palestinian official said he expected Trump's visit to result in renewed peace negotiations.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:15

Let me tell you something, Alisyn, if you're an American citizen, and the National Security Agency collects intelligence, that is intercepts of Russians, who report what you've said, do you think it's fair to go to a court and say that's evidence that you did something wrong? "They try to suborn individuals and try to get individuals, including US individuals, to act on their behalf, wittingly or unwittingly", Brennan.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:12

What President Trump failed to say was "two-state solution" referring to a future, independent Palestinian state. There's just one thing Trump may not have been able to touch during his trip: When the USA president tried to reach for Melania Trump's hand at the airport in Tel Aviv, the First Lady appeared to swiftly swat him away .

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:09

Rep. Adam Schiff of California, whose panel is investigating Russia's meddling in the presidential election, said he hoped the committee's subpoenas to President Donald Trump's former national security adviser would go out this week. The pontiff was then introduced to members of Mr. Trump's delegation, including his wife Melania , his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner , as well as aides Hope Hicks and Dan Scavino .

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:11

The center of the party, he had many friends in real life and online, as his wit and humor earned him thousands of followers across many social media platforms. The 29-year-old was a PR manager and had appeared on United Kingdom reality shows like Come Dine With Me and Tattoo Fixers . Later, his brother Dan - who had been asking for help in finding him - simply tweeted: "they found my brother last night.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:01

According to Reuters , NATO ally Turkey views the YPG as the Syrian extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has fought an insurgency in southeast Turkey since 1984 and is considered a terrorist group by the United States, Turkey and Europe.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:58

TAMARA KEITH, BYLINE: President Trump motorcaded to Bethlehem to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas . Speaking ahead of Trump at the Israel Museum, Netanyahu said , "President Trump, working with you, I believe we can advance a durable peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors, as well as the Palestinians, because of the common danger that the Arab world and Israel face from Iran, and because of the leadership that you bring to this process".

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:51

Ano said Hapilon, who was wounded by a military airstrike in January, and more than a dozen of his men summoned reinforcements from their Maute allies. "I do not want to do it", Duterte said in a speech last Friday in Davao, according to Rappler . "I was able to have a last minute... nearly an hour, last minute meeting with President Putin".

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:48

The pope did not smile as he greeted Trump outside the study. He will tell me what he thinks. Francis explained that the branch is a symbol of peace, and Trump replied, "We can use peace". The thousands of pilgrims on hand forced Trump's motorcade to enter Vatican City from a side entrance rather than the grand entrance through St. Peter's Square.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:49

It was the latest sign of the Israeli right's growing disenchantment with Trump after having rejoiced in his election. "The transfer of the American Embassy to Jerusalem not only will not harm the peace process, but the opposite". Trump will travel to Israel on May 22 as a part of his first overseas tour. A source close to the preparations team in Israel told Channel 2 that the statements made by the White House official were received with utter shock by Netanyahu's team.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:47

They provided no details on the individuals held. Rudd said that as many as 3,800 troops could be deployed to patrol streets across the United Kingdom and guard vital locations, such as Buckingham Palace and the prime minister's residence at Downing Street.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:48

Jones, 35, is a homeless man who was sleeping outside near the Manchester Arena when the bomb went off Monday night. The man, known only as Steve at the time of publication, was sleeping outside of the stadium where the Ariana Grande concert was being held when a bomb went off.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:47

Indonesia , the world's largest Muslim-majority nation, has been increasingly concerned about the threat of terrorism and the emergence of militants inspired by Isis. Indonesia has seen a series of small-scale attacks since January previous year, when eight people died in a gun and bomb attack in the centre of Jakarta .

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:46

At the same time, the blueprint boosts spending on the military by tens of billions and calls for $1.6 billion for a border wall with Mexico that Trump repeatedly promised voters the USA neighbor would finance. "I had a productive conversation with OMB Director Mulvaney recently about the work of the drug czar's office and I'm pleased the White House will support its essential programs to combat drug addiction".

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:45

They then posed for photographs before a private meeting. Mr Trump said they had a "fantastic meeting". He called Francis "disgraceful" for doubting his faith. He and Trump both are effective at using the media. Papal visits with heads of state are carefully arranged bits of political and religious theater that follow a specific program, with little room for deviation or unwanted surprises.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:45

Duterte has encouraged citizens to kill suspected drug dealers themselves. The transcript , provided to the outlets by a source in the Philippines and authenticated by Rappler , a Philippines news outlet that partnered with the Intercept , is further confirmation of Trump's uncharacteristic friendliness toward autocratic world leaders.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:44

Palestinians held protests in the Gaza Strip as well, and one was reportedly shot and injured by Israeli fire across the boundary fence. Netanyahu's praise for Trump and his policy realignment is significant in light of his strained relationship with President Barack Obama.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:40

Eliot Engel, top-ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Around 50 armed gunmen with the ISIS-linked Maute Group stormed the Marawi City Jail, bound the guards, freed the prisoners, and torched the prison. The group was also involved in a series of bombing and extortion activities in the province. Troops found homemade bombs, grenades, combat uniforms and passports of suspected Indonesian militants in the camp, the military said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:43

President Donald Trump: "Just so you understand, I never mentioned the word or the name 'Israel, ' never mentioned it during that conversation". "And we know that peace is possible if we put aside the pain and disagreements of the past and commit together to finally resolving this crisis", he said".

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:40

In a press release touting the missile's success, the Korean Central News Agency used typically provocative language to challenge the US directly. On Monday, South Korea's military played down the North's claim of technical progress on atmospheric re-entry, saying the possibility was low.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:36

Another three people have been arrested in connection to the Manchester bombing which killed 22 people , including a number of children. British soldiers have been deployed in place of police officers to guard high-profile sites such as Buckingham Palace and Parliament.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:30

Weaver is far closer to the New Democrats on environmental issues."I believe that puts me in a good position to make the argument... that I'm in a better position than Ms. The counts will be updated several times throughout the next two days. "I'm here to say, there's a U-turn straight ahead, and it's due to 60 per cent of voters of B.C.", said Dance-Bennick to raucous cheers and applause from the demonstrators at the event.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:31

Sen. Richard Burr , the GOP head of the Senate intelligence committee, joined his Democratic colleague, Sen. Committee leaders are directing the new subpoenas at his businesses, believing they can't plead the Fifth . The senators did not say what to what those documents relate. In the letter, Cummings demanded that Chaffetz either "issue a subpoena to the White House for the documents it is withholding or schedule a business meeting during which committee members can vote to issue the ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:28

A much-anticipated congressional analysis of the bill was released Wednesday. The Republican's bill is created to repeal most Obamacare taxes, such as a penalty for not purchasing health insurance. The CBO found that even in states requesting "moderate" waivers-say one of the two waivers and limited changes in the law-the impact on people with medical conditions could be significant.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:25

Trump rebuked Palestinian leaders in a joint press conference with Abbas in Bethlehem , saying, " Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded", referring to stipends the PA pays to terrorists and their families.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:22

Following President Hassan Rouhani's reelection this weekend, most people believe that Iran's economy will be in a better position and the country open for worldwide business, reads a commentary published by UK-based media outlet The Global Legal Post.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:22

By all accounts, alongside Raisi, who won over 15 million votes, Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei doesn't support Rouhani's vision either. Speaking after meeting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, Mr Trump said the United States and Israel faced "common threats - from [IS] and other terrorist groups, to countries like Iran that sponsor terrorism and fund and foment awful violence".

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:14

President Trump just landed in Rome, the next destination on the president's four-nation, five-stop tour of the Middle East and Europe, after wrapping up a two-day visit to Israel. Indeed, Israeli leaders are already anxious that they might lose their edge in the region. However, he did make waves across the internet for another reason: He stated that Trump was on his way to "Tel Aviv, home of Judaism".