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On Jerusalem, as on Much Else, It's Trump vs. 'Deep State'

The U.S. embassy is located in Tel Aviv rather than Jerusalem because both Israelis and Palestinians consider the city, one of the holiest sites of all Abrahamic religions, their capitals. The rival claims to Jerusalem lie at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and no countries now have their embassies in Jerusalem , instead basing them in Israel's commercial capital Tel Aviv.


TMC wins municipal polls in West Bengal

TMC wins municipal polls in West Bengal

Kolkata: Cracks have started to appear in three decades of Gorkha hegemony in West Bengal's hill district of Darjeeling with Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidates being voted to run the recently created Mirik municipality. The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) tried hard to make its presence felt in the state eyeing the next assembly polls, but it could win just 03 seats - one seat in the Raigunj municipality of North Dinajpur district and two seats in Pujali in South 24 Paraganas.


Car bomb hits camp for displaced Syrians near Jordan border

Car bomb hits camp for displaced Syrians near Jordan border

Rebels say they have this week to target outposts they believed were manned by militias backing the government of Bashar al-Assad. But the Jordanian military source told Reuters: "Our information is that there was no explosion in Rukban camp".



Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

After Mr Comey was dismissed via a signed letter, handed over by Mr Trump's body guard, the White House reportedly descended into chaos. Donald Trump is mulling a massive shake-up of his closest advisers at the White House after the firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey .


US Senate panel demands Comey's memos and Trump's tapes as controversy escalates

US Senate panel demands Comey's memos and Trump's tapes as controversy escalates

Investigators in the US Senate have now joined those in the House in accelerating their probe into President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. Comey's memo - an apparent effort to create a paper trail of his contacts with the White House - would be evidence that president has tried to influence the investigation.



French Constitutional Council proclaims Macron president-elect

Many of his newcomers, which have been approved by a nomination committee, will be up against seasoned politicians with long careers and local networks of activists and supporters. Mr. Macron's campaign said in a statement on Friday evening that his party had been the target of a "massive and coordinated attack", following a trove of stolen campaign documents and emails being published online.