On Saturday, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, at a news conference with his US counterpart Rex Tillerson in Riyadh , said Iran's presidential election was an internal matter. "Those who fund terrorists can not claim they are fighting against them", he said. Some Iranians visiting Armenia also went to cast their ballots at their country's embassy in Yerevan on Friday.
Trump's national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, demurred this week when asked to say whether the administration regarded the Western Wall as part of Israel . The US Envoy to the United Nations made the two remarkable statement supporting Israel's sovereignty over the Western Wall as well as the embassy move in an interview with CBN News on Tuesday.
Trump's midnight Twitter tirades are, of course, the subject of much political discourse and a great source of anxiety among his aides, but at least we can rest assured that he's abandoned his old and insecure Android phone - which many believed was a Samsung Galaxy S3 - for a new iPhone.
Hamilton, shaking his head as he arrived in the Mercedes garage, will take some joy from the fact that Raikkonen rather than Vettel will start on pole. Raikkonen edged out team-mate Sebastian Vettel by 0.043 seconds, with Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas 0.002secs further back. It's also part of the reason Ricciardo was left fuming after a timing error cost him a clear track in his final qualifying run.
US President Donald Trump is "wide open" on whether to continue US support for the Paris climate accord, Defence Secretary James Mattis says. Friends of the Earth CEO Craig Bennett said Mr Trump - who once dismissed man-made climate change as a Chinese-inspired hoax - risked turning the USA into a "pariah state" unless he finally came out in support of the Agreement, which aims to stop global temperatures from rising more than two degrees centigrade and was accepted by his predecessor ...
The attack was an embarrassment for USA authorities, who invited Erdogan to meet Trump despite concerns over his government's increasingly authoritarian clampdown on his domestic media and opposition. Erdogan had just finished his meeting with President Donald Trump and was returning to the Turkish ambassador's residence when the fight broke out .
Tied to this concern are the links between the Trump administration and Russian Federation, the country seen as the greatest threat to European stability by NATO allies on this side of the Atlantic . It would have been better if Trump had coupled that message - pay up, folks - with a more explicit expression of the United States' commitment to the alliance.
I'm sure he's going to go into another fight that is going to be a nice, tune-up fight. "It was caused by Errol Spence who is a great fighter and the better man won". This is what true champions do. "I'm devastated", said Brook. Spence was superb as he showed tremendous skill, and showed that he can take a punch from a strong welterweight.
Police in Libya have detained the father and brother of 22-year-old bomber Salman Abedi . While police and politicians have praised communities in Manchester for their reaction to the bombing, Hopkins said there had been a rise in reported hate crimes, from an average of 28 to 56 incidents on Wednesday.
Abedi, who USA officials said was identified by a bank card found among his remains, detonated a nail bomb on Monday night killing 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert, with many of his victims being youngsters. "They picked the wrong people to mess with this time". In a heartfelt statement posted on Twitter on Friday, the Dangerous Woman singer insisted that she wouldn't be off the road for long and vowed to return to Manchester in the near future.
But, in January this year, former US President Barack Obama commuted her sentence in one of his last acts in the White House. "Manning said she shared information that she believed wouldn't harm the U.S. Manning was one of the first service members to access transgender health care benefits under new policy and the first to be approved for gender reassignment surgery in military prison.
One person was killed on Sunday when the mutinous soldiers used guns to disperse residents protesting their violence in Bouake. The mutineers, many of them former rebels who fought to bring Ouattara to power, revolted on Friday when a spokesman for the group dropped demands for bonus payments, promised during negotiations to end an earlier uprising in January.
The 54-year-old actor starred as Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in the 1986 action drama movie, and has now confirmed that more than 30 years after the original was released, a sequel is in development and will begin filming next year. Cruise, Jerry Bruckheimer and co-star Val Kilmer have drip fed information about the film for the past two years. The sequel has always been a goal for Bruckheimer and Cruise, whose portrayal as Pilot Maverick in the first movie led him to worldwide stardom.
More information is emerging about Salman Abedi , the man who murdered 22 people outside an Ariana Grande concert. An eyewitness said police shouted at the man to lie on the ground before taking him away. Relatives of the British-born bomber are being interrogated by Libyan authorities in Tripoli, where his father Ramadan and teenage brother Hashem were arrested yesterday.
The U.S. -led coalition and Iraqi forces were unaware that civilians were huddled inside the building or that it was packed with explosives when the U.S. In the aftermath, 101 civilian casualties were pulled from the basement of the building. "Individuals or units failing to uphold that standard (of human rights) do a disservice to their sacrifice and must be investigated & held accountable", Brett McGurk, Washington's envoy to the US -led coalition, said on Twitter, alluding to the ...
Controversy has grown in recent days around Kushner's December meetings with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Russian banking executive Sergey Gorkov, and reports that he had discussed with Kislyak the possibility of setting up a secret communications channel with Moscow .
US President Donald Trump expressed his satisfaction with the agreement in favour of free trade that was reached at the G7 Summit, and in particular with the efforts to halt practices that distort global trade. "So that would be bad for the party, bad for the country". Rather than reiterating calls for banning Muslims from the United States or arguing as he did on the campaign that "Islam hates us", Trump sought to make clear that the U.S.is not at war with Islam, which he praised as "one ...
President Donald Trump is "wide open" on the Paris climate accord as "he takes in the pros and cons", U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said in an interview to air Sunday. Reportedly speaking to the head of the Environmental Protection Agency in the USA, he said the country would drop its commitment to the Paris Agreement, which was signed in 2015 under Barack Obama .
The South Korean military had initially said the North test-launched the Pukguksong-2 from Pukchang in the same province. The United States has also called on China, which is North Korea's major trading partner to take up actions. "We left all possibilities open", the official said, "including the possibility that it could be a drone, and responded according to operational procedure from this perspective".
Kushner, a key White House adviser, had meetings late previous year with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, and Russian banker Sergey Gorkov. The FBI letter's to Chaffetz on Thursday noted the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller last week as special counsel to investigate the issue.
Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and Al Franken (D-MN) have introduced identical legislation in the Senate. Shortly after it was signed Amnesty International accused the President of a "glaring omission" of human rights on the leaders' agenda, and called for the U.S.
The Prime Minister was seen as best choice to represent Britain on the world stage, lead negotiations on Brexit and reduce net migration, while Corbyn was rated best to improve the NHS, look after the interests of hard-working families and protect older people.
Trump arrived in the region at the time when he saw 45 million Iranians participating in the elections", Rouhani said. He said America is prepared to stand with them but the region can not wait for American power to crush the enemy. That includes Mr. Rouhani, who is often called a moderate in the West but has presided over continuing domestic repression and regional aggression. "We hope Saudis would hold elections one day, and end the hereditary rule".
The military said it has rescued 124 trapped civilians since the start of its operations. "They are asking for help to extract them or send relief goods". "We believe they're now low on ammunition and food", he said, speaking by phone from the capital Manila. Authorities said on Sunday that 2000 civilians remained trapped in the city that was home to 200,000, as the military intensified air strikes to drive out heavily armed militants from the little known but brutal Maute group.
Delaying a decision about the accord provided opportunity for G-7 leaders and Pope Francis to press Trump to honor the U.S.'s environmental commitments. "We reiterate our commitment to keep our markets open and to fight protectionism, while standing firm against all unfair trade practices", the leaders of the world's seven largest economies said in a joint declaration.
There were no immediate reports of damage to any ships or aircraft operating in the area, he said. "The United States government is aware", the White House official said. "Our intention is that the foreign fighters do not survive the fight to return home to North Africa, to Europe, to America, to Asia, to Africa - we are not going to allow them to do so", he added.
The four-time Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister urged the "Dalit Samaj" not to be scared and be with the BSP to safeguard their interests. After being denied entry to Shabbirpur village, which has been seeing clashes between two communities, Rahul had blamed the Yogi Government for failing to establish law and order in the state.
British police made two more arrests early Saturday in connection to Monday's terror attack at a crowded concert hall in Manchester that killed 22 people. British police are now holding 12 suspects, including Abedi's older brother Ismail. The CCTV images are the first to show what the 22-year-old looked like when he carried out the deadliest terror attack Britain has seen for more than a decade.
Most of the searches and arrests since Monday night's bombing have been in multi-ethnic south Manchester , where Abedi - the son of Libyan parents - was born and raised. Peter's Square in prayer, saying he was "close to the relatives and all those who are weeping for the dead". Prime Minister Theresa May said earlier that developments in the investigation meant that intelligence experts had made a decision to lower the threat level from its highest rating "critical", meaning an attack could ...
The news about Kushner, whose face blanketed cable news on Saturday, overshadowed Trump's foreign trip on its final day. "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies", he tweeted. "Any way that you can communicate with people, particularly organisations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us, is a good thing". Some critics have called for Kushner s security clearance to be revoked , others say he should temporarily step aside while his ...
US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive aboard Air Force One at the end of his first worldwide trip as president, to Joint Base Andrews, Maryland May 27, 2017. Trump aides, according to several US news accounts in recent days, say that he could soon establish a "war room" inside the White House to deal with the burgeoning number of questions about his aides' links to Russian Federation and that he has hired a NY lawyer to advise him in handling the various investigations.
A mother has shared a touching tribute after her son was killed while trying to intervene in a racist attack . She wrote: "He was a hero and will remain a hero on the other side of the veil". Police say that before the stabbing, the assailant on the train was ranting on many topics, using "hate speech or biased language". "He was saying that Muslims should die", Ms Hudson said.
Attending Saturday evening's rally on Tel Aviv's Rabin Square, Israeli opposition Labour party leader Isaac Herzog accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of sowing fear and of missing opportunities for apeace settlement based on two states.
On CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday , Secretary of Defense James Mattis warned a war with North Korea would be " catastrophic ". "As we agreed at the recent G7, the issue of North Korea is a top priority for the global community", Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in brief comment on the launch.
Macron, who became France's president earlier this month, added: "We need to show that we won't make small concessions, even symbolic ones, while not overdoing things either". "I don't believe in diplomacy through public criticism but in my bilateral dialogues I don't let anything pass". What follows is an excruciating five seconds where he doesn't even immediately turn to Trump, two others are greeted before he finally turns to the president.