World

Trump lands in Israel

Trump lands in Israel

Netanyahu and his wife Sara, as well as President Reuven Rivlin and members of the Israeli cabinet, were at Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion airport to greet Trump and first lady Melania in a red carpet ceremony after what is believed to have been the first direct flight from Riyadh to Israel.



No surprises: Iran re-elected the President

Deputy Interior Minister Ali Asghar Ahmadi told journalists in a televised news conference earlier in the day that more than 40 million Iranians voted in Friday's election. Election organisers were forced to extend polling by several hours on Friday, as they struggled to adapt to a population explosion that has added 20 million names to the voting rolls in the past two decades.



Trump delivers remarks at law enforcement memorial service

They came to hear President Donald Trump and to see their law enforcement family turn out in force. Trump directed the Department of Justice earlier this this year to develop a strategy to better prevent violence against law enforcement officers.


More Prisoners Join Palestinian Hunger Strike in its Second Month

More Prisoners Join Palestinian Hunger Strike in its Second Month

In a related development, at least 13 Palestinians were injured on Monday in separate clashes with Israeli forces in the West Bank towns of Ramallah and Hebron, Palestinian news agency Maan reported. Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager as he allegedly attempted to stab a border police officer at a checkpoint near Bethlehem, on the eve of US President Donald Trump's visit to the city on Tuesday.



Conservatives U-turn over cap on social care costs

He added: Caring for our elderly must be above party politics and that is why I want to urge anyone who opposes the Conservatives' plans to come together to stop it. "The Lib Dems are seeking to increase spending on the NHS and social care by putting an extra 1p on income tax". The U-turn is only partial: The plan to begin charging elderly people for care within their homes will remain in the plans, Sky News reports .



Democratic Republic of the Congo confirms

Regional Director of World Health Organization for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, said in a statement on Sunday in Abuja said that the organisation would work with the United Nations and other partners to halt the spread of the disease. Nine suspected cases have been reported since April 22. Both Congo and its western neighbor, Republic of Congo, have experienced Ebola outbreaks in the past and worldwide organizations have said they are ready to assist in the event of an epidemic.