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USA spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

Friedman presented his credentials to President Rivlin on Tuesday. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says President Donald Trump's is concerned about how moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem . Friedman is an orthodox Jew who has raised funds for a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank. It's the closest they have to praying at the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism.



Trump, Putin to speak in first call since Syria strike

They also agreed to work together in addressing what the White House called "the very risky situation" in North Korea . A Russian news agency says Trump and Putin also discussed holding their first in-person meeting in July on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Germany.



Turnout is key for Iran's election

Political analyst Hamid Farahvashian told Reuters he expects Qalibaf's votes will be divided between Rouhani and Raisi. Addressing a crowd of his supporters in southern city of Bushehr, Raeisi said that the volume of the country's imports from China during President Rouhani's term has doubled.



Government and Microsoft criticised as threat continues — NHS cyberattack

The ransomware attack struck British National Health Service organisations , along with computer networks of companies and municipalities in dozens of other countries. "Ambulances are being diverted to neighbouring hospitals ". United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust said that outpatient appointments, diagnostic tests and routine operations will also be cancelled as work continues to restore its IT systems.