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Unlikely Figures Praising President Trump's Israel, Middle East Trip

More than 20 people were killed by an apparent suicide bomber. Piety to evil will bring you no dignity. "There was not a single hint of a protester anywhere during the whole time we were there", he said . Trump also toured the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which by Christian tradition is where Jesus was crucified and the location of his tomb. The area is home to sensitive religious sites, in... [Full Article...]

Singer Ariana Grande suspends concert tour following Manchester attack

Singer Ariana Grande suspends concert tour following Manchester attack As well as the 22 people killed, more than 120 were injured. Hashem Abedi, who was born in 1997, was arrested in Tripoli on Wednesday evening by the Libyan counter-terrorism force Rada on suspicion of links to the Islamic State, a Libyan spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intel Committee

Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intel Committee The Senate Intel Committee says it has not received response from former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's lawyer, correcting an earlier statement made by its chairman, Sen. "If I were his lawyer, I'd probably be making the argument that if I'm under criminal investigation, you can not force me to compromise myself", Graham said. [Full Article...]

Duterte to fly back to Manila with Mindanao under martial law

Duterte to fly back to Manila with Mindanao under martial law Villegas said the gunmen have threatened to kill the hostages "if government forces unleashed against them are not recalled". About 20 of the gunmen took position in a hospital, where they raised a black Islamic State group-style flag at the gate, and 10 other militants were fighting troops and police near a provincial jail, he said. [Full Article...]

France extends emergency powers after Manchester attack

France extends emergency powers after Manchester attack Macron is seeking a new extension of the state of emergency, which expires on July 15 after being extended " to preserve our democracy " - referring to France's just-ended presidential election and upcoming legislative polls. Nevertheless, Hollande was unable to get through parliament a measure that would have stripped bi-national terrorists of French nationality in certain cases - a measure that ... [Full Article...]

At a big club, I'd have been sacked...

He never finished lower than second while in charge of Barcelona , while winning the Bundesliga in each of his three seasons in Germany . "That makes it even more hard". "What is the pressure?" Pep Guardiola kept the media waiting on Tuesday night after failing to appear for his post-match press conference until well after 11pm, but when the Manchester City manager arrived he had the ideal... [Full Article...]

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Wins Re-Election

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Wins Re-Election It is said that Trump has been studying the idea of establishing a new security union with Middle East countries, centering on Saudi Arabia, as part of anti-terror measures while putting pressure on Iran. In April 2017, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed that Iran had been complying with the 2015 nuclear deal but said the Trump Administration was weighing whether to unilateral... [Full Article...]

Duterte declares martial rule in southern Philippines

Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said Duterte will be cutting short his stay in Russian Federation because of the incident, and will return to Manila . Photos posted on social media by residents showed the gunmen walking through the streets of Marawi and placing black flags that looked similar to those used by IS. [Full Article...]

North Korea accused of breaching South Korean border

North Korea accused of breaching South Korean border Additionally, two suspected North Korean drones were found in South Korea in 2014, one on the island of Baengnyeong and another in the city of Paju, close to the border. Drone incursions have increased in recent years. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a ballistic rocket launching drill of Hwasong artillery units of the Strategic Force of the Korean People' Army on the spot in this unda... [Full Article...]

Sudan president accuses Egypt of backing rebels

Sudan president accuses Egypt of backing rebels President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday denied recent allegations by his Sudanese counterpart that Egypt was supporting armed rebel groups in Sudan's Darfur region. However, Sudan fought alongside Egypt during its 1967 and 1973 wars against Israel, but Egypt did not support Sudan in its war against rebels, which lasted for 20 years-not even with a single bullet-Al-Bashir stated. [Full Article...]

Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric's town: 5 killed, 286 arrested

Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric's town: 5 killed, 286 arrested A court previous year stripped him of his citizenship, sparking repeated sit-ins outside his residence in Diraz. The decision left him stateless and at risk of deportation, prompting the sit-in outside his home. Photographs and videos circulated by activists showed a bulldozer smashing through a barrier and youths climbing on an armoured personnel carrier. At least five protesters were killed... [Full Article...]

Victims of Manchester Bombing Identified: 8-Year-Old Girl Among the Dead

Greater Manchester Police said they were now confident they knew the identity of all the people who lost their lives and had made contact with all the families. intelligence officials in the reports in question. It comes at a time when European security officials have expressed concern about sharing intelligence with the USA after President Donald Trump discussed highly classified intelligen... [Full Article...]

Raids, Arrests as On-Edge UK Seeks 'Network' of Attackers

Raids, Arrests as On-Edge UK Seeks 'Network' of Attackers The Libyan anti-terror force that arrested the men said in a statement that the brother, Hashim Abedi, 18, confessed that he and his brother were linked to the Islamic State group and that he was aware of the arena bombing plan. "We are doctors", Fadil said. The senior Abedi worked as a security officer under dictator Moammar Gadhafi 's rule. Authorities say 22 people died and almost 120 we... [Full Article...]

Home Secretary warns U.S. over Manchester terror attack information

Home Secretary Amber Rudd said it "seems likely" Abedi did not act alone, and three arrests have been made in southern Manchester. "As we were discussing news of similar attacks earlier, he was always against those attacks, saying there's no religious justification for them". [Full Article...]

USS Dewey challenges China's claims with first operation under Trump

The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the USS Dewey was traveling close to the Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, among a string islets, reefs and shoals over which China has territorial disputes with its neighbors. The US Defense Department gave no details of the latest mission but said in a statement it was continuing regular freedom of navigation operations and would do mor... [Full Article...]

The ladies of 'The View' react to Melania's apparent hand slap

The ladies of 'The View' react to Melania's apparent hand slap But, then again, maybe Melania Trump just doesn't like holding hands. As the US President and First Lady stepped off the presidential plane, he tried to grasp his wife's hand at the top of the staircase, but she pulled away with lightning fast reflexes. [Full Article...]

Trump says Palestinian and Israeli leaders ready to 'reach for peace'

The President left Israel at 4pm local time (2pm BST) for the Vatican , where he will meet with Pope Francis before heading to a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels and a G7 meeting in Italy. "It's so interesting that our meeting took place on this very awful morning of death to innocent young people", Mr. Trump said. "Trump including Palestine on his first visit outside t... [Full Article...]

Trump plays up Middle East peace hopes after talks with Palestinian president

Trump plays up Middle East peace hopes after talks with Palestinian president The administration has been confronted with thorny diplomatic realities during Trump's whirlwind overseas tour, specifically his decision to visit the Western Wall. Making this deal is not about fixing a price - it is about reconciling enemies with radically different world views. Trump said in March that an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal is "maybe not as hard as people have thought", though h... [Full Article...]

The story of the homeless man who helped the Manchester children

The story of the homeless man who helped the Manchester children Jones said a lot of homeless people sleep right by the Manchester Arena where the attack happened. "As people were coming out of the glass doors I heard a bang and within a split second I saw a white flash, then smoke and then I heard screaming", he said. [Full Article...]

Indian woman 'forced into marriage' in Pak allowed to return home

Indian woman 'forced into marriage' in Pak allowed to return home On May 19, Uzma had submitted a six-page reply to the high court and reiterated her claims and said that she was forced to sign the Nikkahnama with Tahir. Uzma and Tahir fell in love after meeting in Malaysia and contracted Nikkah on May 3 in Pakistan . Dr Uzma, in a statement before a magistrate, had accused her husband of harassment and claimed that she was forced to marry Tahir Ali , a ... [Full Article...]


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