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Hamas says Trump smeared Palestinian 'resistance'

Speaking upon arrival, Trump described the trip as "a rare opportunity" to bring peace back to the region and asserted that he was there to "reaffirm the unbreakable bond" between the two allies. President Donald Trump has cast the elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians as the "ultimate deal". As Donald Trump landed on the runway in Tel Aviv , there was drama on the streets of the city after a auto drove into a busy crowd.


Trump taking unique Saudi-to-Israel flight

Trump taking unique Saudi-to-Israel flight

Netanyahu and Israeli ministers will receive him in a welcome ceremony. The holiest site where Jews can pray, it is in the Old City of East Jerusalem, which Israel occupied in 1967 and later annexed in a move not recognised by the worldwide community.



China's Belt and Road forum ends, next in 2019 (Evening Lead)

President Xi Jinping of China has promised to invest a further $121.7 billion in the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative - an worldwide infrastructure scheme that was launched by China in 2014 to revive the ancient east-west trade networks, collectively known as the Silk Road.



Chibok schoolgirls released by Boko Haram reunited with families

Some of the kidnapped "Chibok Girls" are still missing. My daughter was abducted over three years and two months ago but since God has brought her out safely, I have nothing else to say than my gratitude. Mr. Nkeki expressed hopes that very soon the remaining girls still in captivity will be rescued. Adesanya said in the statement, "On 16th May 2017, the Nigerian Air Force Component of Operation Lafiya Dole conducted an Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission in the ...


Goods and Service Tax rates: 83 services exempt, 13 in 5% slab

Goods and Service Tax rates: 83 services exempt, 13 in 5% slab

Bindi, vermilion, glass bangles, handlooms, hearing aids and handmade musical instruments have also been exempt under GST. The Manufacturers Association for Information Technology had earlier recommended a 12 percent tax rate for computers but the GST Council has raised it instead.



Trump heads to Israel in possible first arrival from Saudi

It also comes as he contends with a raft of problems back home, including a special counsel investigating whether his associates colluded with Russian Federation. He then went on to say that any peace deal would have to mean an end to the conflict once and for all and that "security would have to remain in Israel's hands".