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I Never Said 'Israel' in Meeting With Russians

The Western Wall is "in Jerusalem ", Tillerson told reporters, stating the obvious geographic fact, but refusing to note Israel's sovereignty over it. The US president was briefed about the significance of the site by Mordechai Eliav, the director-general of the Western Wall Heritage Foundation. But a USA official reportedly also told an Israeli official that the Western Wall is "not your territory".



Elaine Willcox has the latest from the terror attack scene

Armed police stand guard at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig in Manchester, England Monday, May 22, 2017 . And if it was even possible, the spirit of the people of Manchester will grow even stronger this evening. Greater Manchester Police are treating the incident as a terror attack.



Trump lashes out at Iran during Jerusalem visit

U.S. President Donald Trump, at the start of a two-day visit to Israel , said on Monday in Jerusalem that he seeks a higher level of bilateral commerce but a lower U.S. Given the competing claims, the US says the city's fate must be worked out through negotiations and like most countries, it maintains its embassy in Tel Aviv , not Jerusalem .



Trump arrives for talks with Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

Standing next to Mr Trump, Mr Abbas said he was ready to be Mr Trump's partner in trying to reach a Middle East deal that would establish a Palestinian state on lands Israel captured half a century ago. It is a stark symbol for Palestinians of Israel's 50-year occupation of the West Bank , and in Bethlehem the wall has been covered with graffiti and street art.



Panamagate Case: JIT to submit initial report today

He asked the JIT to inform the court of any hurdles if created by any institution or if cooperation of any institution is required. Justice Ejaz remarked that the case has to be conclude the case in 60 days. The JIT includes officials from Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Military Intelligence (MI), State Bank (SB), Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and National Accountability Bureau (NAB) while director-general level FIA officer will head the team.



Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

The federal government also would spend almost $250 million less on food stamps for Wisconsin residents each year under Trump's proposed spending plan, which calls for a 25 percent decrease in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program spending, according to David Lee, executive director of Feeding Wisconsin, an organization that advocates on behalf of food shelters and oversees a network of pantries in the state.