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Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise for peace

During meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, Trump focused attention on the threat from Iran but also talked about the opportunities for peace in the region and how Saudi Arabia and other Arab states were shifting their stance, potentially opening a window for a peace agreement. Read More »

Donald Trump cites Australia in Islamic terror speech

It appeared to be a sharp pivot from a president who declared "I think Islam hates us" while on the campaign trail, as NPR has reported . Trump said that during his visit to Saudi Arabia , he met with King Salman and "reached a historic agreement to pursue greater and greater [cooperation] against terrorism". Read More »

May's election lead falls 14 points as Labour draws support - ICM

The Prime Minister was visibly angry when reporters in Wrexham said the move made her appear "weak and wobbly" rather than "strong and stable". "On winter fuel payments, for example, we will means-test that". Later, in a BBC interview with Andrew Neil, Mrs May again sought to defend the development as she re-stated her view that the principle of the manifesto policy had remained the same. Read More »

Manchester terror: Homeless man describes 'pulling nails' from attack victims

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Up to 60 people caught up in the attack were reported to have been taken in by Holiday Inn hotels near the arena. Hayley Lunt had taken her 10-year-old daughter Abigail to her first concert. He said he would specifically decline to describe them as "monsters", because he believed they would "like that term". It came from outside near the main foyer, I think . Read More »

Trump hoping to clinch 'the ultimate peace deal' in Israel

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Indeed, the Air Force One flight itself was as symbolic as it was historic: It was the first known direct flight allowed between Saudi Arabia and Israel in modern history. Trump then echoed earlier statements he made during the day concerning Iran, and the need to rein in Tehran's spreading influence in the region. Palestinian residents appeared ambivalent about the high-profile visit, echoing the belief that Trump's visit was no different than those of other USA leaders before him and ... Read More »

Explosions strike Syrian cities of Damascus and Homs

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Two explosions have rocked the Syrian cities of Homs and Damascus, leaving at least four civilians dead . Further details surrounding the explosion are still forthcoming. The source said the "two terrorists inside" were killed and the auto was completely destroyed. SANA, citing a source at a police command in Damascus, reported that authorities "thwarted a terrorist attempt at detonating a auto bomb near al-Mustaqbal" checkpoint on Damascus International Airport Road. Read More »

'Not My First Sword Dance' Tillerson Says During Saudi Arabia Visit

As all eyes turn towards President Donald Trump's first diplomatic trip overseas, questions have surfaced about how he will address human rights during his time in the Middle East. Investors in the United States enjoy a positive image and have a positive impact. This is "in particular in the face of malign Iranian influence and Iranian-related threats which exist on Saudi Arabia's borders on all sides", Tillerson said . Read More »

Facebook activates safety check after Manchester attack

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At least 22 people -including children- were killed after a suicide bomber denoted explosives at USA singer's show at the Manchester Arena . Extra police officers have been put on duty in London in the wake of the attack, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick announced. Read More »

Israeli-Palestinan deal would be start of Middle East peace

President Trump condemned the Manchester bombing as the cowardly act of "evil losers in life". I can tell you also that he is reaching for peace. Before dinner at Netanyahu's residence on Monday, Trump avoided delving into details. -Israeli intelligence cooperation is "terrific". But it served as another reminder for the president of his troubles at home , including the investigation of his ties to Russian Federation and his firing of FBI Director James Comey. Read More »

TBC Bank Group PLC (TBCG) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt

Tarsus Group plc (LON:TRS) has risen 6.00% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500. The Firm focuses on discovery and development of products, which are then manufactured, marketed and sold. Hollencrest Ltd Llc holds 0.03% or 5,150 shares. Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Bokf Na accumulated 8,962 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Read More »

London police to review security for events after Manchester attack

This includes ensuring our armed policing and specialist resources are appropriately deployed. "In such a tragic and bad time the thoughts of everyone connected with the Force are with all those who lost their life or were injured during the explosion and for the family members and friends who lost a loved one". Read More »

Manchester terror attack: What we know

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Manchester police have confirmed that 22 have died as a result of the attack and 59 are still injured. Chris Upton, headteacher Tarleton Community Primary School in Preston, said: "News of Saffie's death in this appalling attack has come as a tremendous shock to all of us and I would like to send our deepest condolences to all of her family and friends". Read More »

Manchester bombing victim, 8, was "a attractive little girl"

Numerous victims are believed to be young girls. Social media was also useful in dispersing information regarding medical help. "We were making our way out and when we were right by the door there was a massive explosion and everybody was screaming", concertgoer Catherine Macfarlane told Reuters. Read More »

Why Trump's visit to Israel, Western Wall is a big deal

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attempted, unsuccessfully, to swat Hazan's arm away. Both sides have been intensively lobbying Trump. "We reassert our commitment to cooperate for making peace and seal a historic peace deal between us and Israelis , and we reassert our willingness to continue working with you as partners to combat terrorism in our region and the world", he added. Read More »

Trump's budget director Mick Mulvaney holds briefing

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Likewise, a 10-year, $191 billion reduction in food stamps - nearly 30 percent - far exceeds prior proposals by Capitol Hill Republicans. " They're not mere shavings, they're deep, deep cuts". About 1.2 million Wisconsinites now participate in Medicaid-funded programs, which include BadgerCare and SeniorCare. That includes cuts to pensions for federal workers and higher contributions toward those pension benefits, as well as cuts to refundable tax credits paid to the working poor. Read More »

Social media joins hunt for Manchester concert victims

A police helicopter hummed over the city as somber commuters hurried to work. Taxis offered stranded people free rides home while some residents invited those without lodging into their homes. Robinson took dozens of teenage girls to the nearby Holiday Inn Express hotel and tweeted out her phone number to anxious parents, telling them to meet her there. Read More »

Meeting with Abbas, Trump calls Manchester attackers 'evil losers'

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Trump spoke after a meeting in Bethlehem with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas . "We cannot stand a moment longer for the slaughter of innocent people, and in today's attack it was mostly innocent children". President Trump had previously stated his intention to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Trump and Netanyahu in particular lavished praise on each other during their multiple meetings. Read More »

Who's In, Who's Out — FBI Director

According to Politico , Trump wants to make an announcement before he leaves for his first foreign trip on Friday. Spicer also says the investigation would have always continued, and obviously the termination of Comey would not have ended it. Read More »

Trump meets Abbas urging resumption of long-stalled peace talks

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But he did not mention what has always been the goal of US diplomacy in the region - a two-state solution to the conflict: Israel and a Palestinian state. For its part, Abbas's Fatah party is at sharp odds with the Islamist group Hamas, which is in power in Gaza, leaving no unified Palestinian position on peace. Read More »

British Police Confirm 22 People Dead After Explosion At Manchester Arena

Prime Minister Theresa May called it an "appalling terrorist attack " and suspended her campaign ahead of a general election on June 8 along with chief opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn. She last spoke to her daughter on Monday night at the concert . "A huge bomb-like bang went off that hugely panicked everyone and we were all trying to flee the arena", said Majid Khan, 22, who was at the show with his sister. Read More »

Explosion At Manchester Arena Leaves Multiple People Dead

A 23-year-old man was arrested in South Manchester in connection with the attack, but no other details were immediately released. She added that she will be visiting Manchester on Tuesday. Thousands of people traveled to Manchester for the concert. "We ran out", Robinson told Reuters. "We can't get through to her". "There was a burning smell". Read More »

Police say bomber died in concert attack

Mrs May said: "We are working to establish the full details of what is being treated by the police as an appalling terrorist attack". Both Premier League clubs posted short statements Tuesday on their Twitter accounts, with United saying: "We are deeply shocked by last night's awful events at the Manchester Arena". Read More »

Windsor Islamic Council condemns terrorist attack at Manchester Arena

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The Windsor Islamic Council described those behind the attacks as "heartless cowards" and "psychopaths", and said it will stand firm in confronting terrorism. Meanwhile, a book of condolence opened on Tuesday for the victims of the Manchester terror attack. "Thoughts & prayers with the victims & their families". Read More »

Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russians about election meddling

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Flynn's attorneys told the Senate intelligence committee he will not turn over personal documents sought under the congressional subpoena, citing an "escalating public frenzy". "The context in which the committee has called for Gen. Flynn's testimonial production of documents makes clear that he has more than a reasonable apprehension that any testimony he provides could be used against him", Robert K. Read More »

President Trump calls for unity against terrorism

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There was a George W Bush moment too when Mr Trump referred to the battle between good and evil. "He could not have been clearer in his description of Hezbollah and Hamas as the terrorist groups they most assuredly are", the AJC's Harris added. Read More »

Evangelicals Give Hosannas to Trump Mideast Trip

The Palestinian president greeted Abbas outside the presidential palace and the two men walked along a red carpet onto its grounds. His flight from Riyadh to Tel Aviv on Monday marked a rare direct flight between Saudi Arabia and Israel , and was the first by an American president. Read More »

Trump reaffirms commitment to Israel, achieving peace in Middle East

Welcoming the USA president, Netanyahu noted "the forceful" speech delivered by Trump the previous day in Saudi Arabia, when he "called on all nations to drive out terrorists and extremists". Later, Trump made his way down a reception line of dozens of Israeli officials, shaking hands with each one while Netanyahu waited. "Palestinian people want peace; Israeli people want peace". Read More »