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Melania Trump hails "empowerment of women" at Saudi company visit

The kingdom's ruling family grew deeply frustrated with former President Barack Obama's detente with Iran and his restrained approach to the conflict in Syria. "We need to stick together, support each other". "President Trump understands that America First does not mean America alone", said H.R. McMaster, Trump's national security adviser.


Mexican reporter and narco-expert killed in Sinaloa - 5th journalist this year

Mexican reporter and narco-expert killed in Sinaloa - 5th journalist this year

The killing of a journalist in Mexico - the fifth such incident this year -highlights the alarming situation of freedom of expression in the country, said Amnesty International. (Top) Journalist Javier Valdez at the launch of his book in Acapulco in March. Photographs showed Valdez's body in the middle of a street, the brimmed hat he often wore lying among a dozen yellow markers for bullets.


Trump's Daylight With Israel

Trump's Daylight With Israel

For Donald Trump, several of those await in Jerusalem and Bethlehem next week. Palestinian sources told al-Hayat that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has agreed to Trump's terms and requested Palestinians be granted freedom of movement and the right to develop in the West Bank's Area C district, in which Israel has full control of infrastructure and construction.


Many French voters yet to be convinced by Macron

Many French voters yet to be convinced by Macron

Japan's business sector has welcomed the victory of pro-European Union centrist Emmanuel Macron over anti-EU nationalist Marine Le Pen in the French presidential runoff on Sunday. The Constitutional Council of France officially approved on Wednesday the election of Emmanuel Macron as the country's next president, APA reports quoting sputniknews.



First Saudi Meetings Will Bring Americans 'Jobs, Jobs, Jobs'

Trump arrived in Saudi Arabia's capital Saturday for the first stop on his five-city foreign trip, the first of his presidency. The two leaders exchanged pleasantries and Trump said it was "a great honor" to be there. The most tangible agreement between the two leaders was the $110 billion sale of military equipment to Saudi Arabia that is effective immediately and could expand up to $350 billion over 10 years.



Trump seeks 'reset' with Islamic world amid political tumult at home

She says it includes a pledge to prosecute the financing of terrorism, including individuals. "Absolutely not. Our relationship is with the United States of America and it has great leadership today", Khaled al-Falih, minister of energy, industry and mineral resources, told AFP on the sidelines of summits between Trump and Muslim leaders from around the world.