Trump tells Middle East to 'drive out' Islamist extremists

Trump tells Middle East to 'drive out' Islamist extremists

Trump addressed the summit which was attended by leaders from 55 countries. Trump promised to schedule a trip to Egypt soon, and he singled out the Egyptian's choice of footwear, a pair of shiny black shoes. In his speech, Trump painted Iran as the principal state sponsor of terrorism, accusing Tehran of providing terrorists with "safe harbor, financial backing, and the social standing needed for recruitment", and fueling "the fires of sectarian conflict and terror", all charges that could ...

Campaigning suspended after Manchester blast

Just after 10.30pm, an improvised explosive device was detonated in the foyer of the arena which was hosting a gig by American singer Ariana Grande . Walker, who is from the northern city of Leeds, said she had a stomach wound and possibly a broken leg. Grande has since Tweeted , "broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry.

Trump embraces Israel, but Russian ties still trail him

The visit to the Western Wall drew controversy before Trump even left Washington , when U.S. officials declined to say whether it belonged to Israel. "I presented myself nicely, and I told him that I'm nicknamed 'the Israeli Trump, ' and he really loved it". In a statement following the meeting, Mr Trump addressed his meetings the previous day with Arab and Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia, and said that there is growing realisation that they share a goal with Israel in their determination ...

19 confirmed dead in 'terrorist incident' at Manchester Arena in England

19 confirmed dead in 'terrorist incident' at Manchester Arena in England

Her fans, proud "Arianators", were among those who took to Twitter with prayers and tears. Our thoughts go out to all those affected by this evening's horrific incident. Delgago said: "There were people on the floor ..." Emergency vehicles were helping the injured and bomb disposal units were later seen outside the venue.

US, Turkey in dispute over fight in Washington

Witnesses at the scene last week confirmed this account to AFP, and on Monday the US State Department did not back down in the face of Turkey's complaint. According to the Guardian , the Senator also called for more diplomatic response from the United States, and said the government should press charges against Turkish officials involved in the brawl.

Theresa May issues statement on concert attack

Selena Gomez wrote, "My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected in Manchester ". Hopkins said a man detonated what appears to have been an improvised explosive device. There were no immediate details of what happened during the concert. The blast rocked the foyer of the Manchester Arena as thousands of young fans and parents streamed out of the venue after the show by the U.S.