Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in 25 years

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his security cabinet Thursday that he will unilaterally restrict new settlement construction in the West Bank in a show of goodwill to President Donald Trump, according to a minister. The White H... More..

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What You Need To Know About The JCC Bomb Threat Suspect
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

What You Need To Know About The JCC Bomb Threat Suspect

The teenage suspect , who is reported to be Jewish, holds dual USA and Israeli citizenship and was found unfit for compulsory military service in Israel. But Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said on ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Oil tops $50; Kuwait says OPEC talking consensus

It said increased crude oil imports in 2016 substituted for some domestic crude oil at the U.S. refineries, allowing higher exports despite lower USA production and increased refinery runs. Speaking at a foru...More..

ISIS second-in-command killed in airstrike
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

ISIS second-in-command killed in airstrike

The report decribes Jumali as IS's "second in command" and "war minister". It gave no detail or date for the raid. The deputy leader of terror group Islamic State has been killed in an air strike, according t...More..

President Zuma asked to miss South African activist's funeral
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

President Zuma asked to miss South African activist's funeral

Zuma is expected to act at or after a cabinet meeting later on Wednesday, the start of which has been postponed to enable ministers to attend Kathrada's funeral. "The ANCYL condemns in the strongest possible ma...More..

Turkey says military operation in northern Syria over
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Turkey says military operation in northern Syria over

In recent days the US military airlifted hundreds of Syrian Kurdish forces along with USA military advisers and artillery behind enemy lines as preparations for the Raqqa offensive ramp up. has been concluded s...More..

Malaysia initially thought slain Kim Jong Nam was South Korean national
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Malaysia initially thought slain Kim Jong Nam was South Korean national

But Malaysia's police chief said the three people had been allowed to leave after giving statements and being cleared of any wrongdoing. While Malaysia has not officially accused North Korea of responsibility...More..

Malaysian police took statements from North Koreans before they left
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Malaysian police took statements from North Koreans before they left

Although details of what led to the agreement were not released, it gave North Korea custody of Mr Kim's body and allowed Malaysia to question the three men who were hiding in the embassy. The diplomatic spat e...More..

The Biggest Takeaways From Sean Spicer's Press Briefing Just Now
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

The Biggest Takeaways From Sean Spicer's Press Briefing Just Now

The press secretary answered questions on why the president encouraged his former national security adviser Mike Flynn to request immunity. "Today my staff director and I reviewed materials at the White Hou...More..

Paraguay Protesters Set Fire to Congress After Re-Election Vote
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Paraguay Protesters Set Fire to Congress After Re-Election Vote

Television images showed protesters breaking the glass windows of the South American country's Congress on Friday after several hours of escalating violence and confrontations with police. Those opposed to the ...More..

G20 Economies Struggle with US 'Protectionism'
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

G20 Economies Struggle with US 'Protectionism'

The group's final statement Saturday said that countries "are working to strengthen the contribution of trade" to their economies. The finance ministers and central bank governors of the world's 20 largest ec...More..

Too soon to discuss immunity for Flynn, investigators say
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Too soon to discuss immunity for Flynn, investigators say

Mr Flynn's attorney said talks have taken place about immunity in order for him to testify. Spicer told reporters in a transition team phone call on January 13 that Flynn had texted Kislyak, wishing the Rus...More..

GST Council clears draft rules; Next meeting on May 18-19
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

GST Council clears draft rules; Next meeting on May 18-19

Congress leader Veerappa Moili asked the finance minister as to who empowered the GST Council to levy the Article 265 which says that no tax can be levied without the back of the law. Now if a luxury vehicle ha...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Russians Take To The Streets In Nationwide Anti-Government Protests

Opinion polls suggest the liberal opposition, which Navalny represents, have little chance of fielding a candidate capable of unseating Putin, who enjoys high ratings. The United States and the European Union...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

US President to sign executive orders on trade issues

White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro said some $2.8 billion in such duties went uncollected between 2001 and the end of 2016 from companies in some 40 countries. "American companies must be...More..

Radamel Falcao Hip Injury Will Cause Star to Miss PSG vs. Monaco
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Radamel Falcao Hip Injury Will Cause Star to Miss PSG vs. Monaco

We have a great team and this is a victory for everyone involved. After the shock of their Champions League last 16 collapse against Barcelona in the second leg, a third meeting with Ligue 1 leaders Monaco ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Mosul lays bare the challenge of asymmetric warfare

The US-led coalition announced on Thursday (30 March) that they had launched a formal probe into the deaths of almost 200 civilians in western Mosul on 17 March - suspected to be a result of air strikes. Thou...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Le Pen says, if elected, will mull swift lifting of Russian Federation sanctions

It also would also mean "70% of my project can not be put in place", she said . Buoyed by the unexpected election of Donald Trump in the United States and by Britain's vote to leave the European Union , th...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Arab States send message to US, Israel

Jordan's king told the summit's opening session that there can be no peace or stability in the region without setting up a Palestinian state alongside Israel. On Wednesday, it was reported by sources to the ...More..

Airstrikes kill dozens of militants near Syria border
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Airstrikes kill dozens of militants near Syria border

Air strikes by the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) group have likely "unintentionally" killed 229 civilians since the offensive began in 2014, according to US Central Command. Guterres said ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Trump skips annual AIPAC conference

US Vice President Mike Pence has confirmed that President Donald Trump is thinking about moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem. During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Be...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

UK, France, Germany condemn Israeli approval of new settlement

Israel's security cabinet on Thursday approved the building of the first new settlement in the occupied West Bank in two decades, even as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu negotiates with Washington on a poss...More..

North Korea to pursue nuclear program; defies United States sanctions
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

North Korea to pursue nuclear program; defies United States sanctions

US officials confirmed North Korea's plan had been for five missiles, but one failed to launch . On March 6, the DPRK launched a salvo of four missiles towards the Sea of Japan (known in Korea as the East ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Le Pen visit to Chad causes outcry

Le Pen is an advocate for lifting sanctions imposed against Russian Federation after its 2014 invasion of Ukraine and for France pulling out of the European Union, both of which would further Putin's economic a...More..

After United States now United Kingdom bans electronic devices from Mideast
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

After United States now United Kingdom bans electronic devices from Mideast

What's more, it doesn't just apply to devices larger than smartphones but extends to phones that are larger than 16cm long by 9.3cm wide by 1.5cm thick. US officials say the new electronics ban on flights has n...More..

Turkey to launch new Syrian operation if its security is threatened
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Turkey to launch new Syrian operation if its security is threatened

Yildirim on Wednesday said it was "unethical" that the USA was working with Syrian Kurdish fighters. But he's suggesting no agreement has been reached. "It isn't right to cooperate with a terrorist organization...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Federation Internationale de Football Association slaps ban on Messi

Valdano thinks Argentina fans should now be anxious about making it to Russian Federation with Edgardo Bauza's men sitting outside the four automatic qualification spots, with Messi only available for their f...More..

Donald Trump Attacks 'Sleepy Eyes Chuck Todd' for 'Phony' Russia Story
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Donald Trump Attacks 'Sleepy Eyes Chuck Todd' for 'Phony' Russia Story

Part of President Trump's phrase vault - which includes "lock her up", "fake news", and "Crooked Hillary" - is "sleepy eyes". In the second, he typed out: "It is the same Fake News Media that said there is "n...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Trump thinks meet with Xi will be 'very difficult'

While South Korea relies heavily on trade with China , it has a long standing security partnership with the US, so it'll be hoping to avoid being put in a hard situation. As a candidate, Trump spoke forcefully...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Moscow denounces North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'slander'

Speaking to journalists before the Brussels talks, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg described ties between European members and the United States as "rock solid" and said the alliance has "a united posit...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Trump's former campaign chief offers to testify on Russia

Today, Chairman Nunes made one more announcement that the public hearing scheduled for next Tuesday with former CIA Director John Brennan, former director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former actin...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Trump Executive Orders Target Trade Abuses Amid NAFTA Intrigue

Peter Navarro, director of the White House National Trade Council, said the Trump administration will focus on tough actions aimed at "eliminating currency manipulation and other forms of trade cheating", which...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

United States military opens investigation into Mosul airstrike

The lawmakers' comments echoed the sentiments of Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the commander of the war against ISIS , who told reporters a day earlier: "If these innocents were killed by the coalition, it was ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

New ISIS tactic in Iraq fight: Gather Mosul's civilians, then lure airstrike

On Wednesday a senior US general said it will be hard to maintain "extraordinarily high standards" to avoid civilian casualties in Mosul. Despite using state-of-the-art weaponry, the US-led coalition fighti...More..

Arabs to back Mideast talks if Palestine state guaranteed
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Arabs to back Mideast talks if Palestine state guaranteed

The Palestinian issue serves as a showcase for Arab unity in a fractured region, where leaders often find themselves on opposite sides of long-running conflicts. The biggest disagreement among Arab countries du...More..