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In Israel, Trump Slams 'Terrible' Iran Nuclear Accord

Abbas' adviser Majdi Khaldi told the Voice of Palestine radio that in the short term, renewed negotiations must address the Palestinians' economic problems that are linked to continued conflict and Israeli restrictions on trade and movement.



Trump is first sitting US President to visit Western Wall

Spokesman for the Islamist group Fawzi Barhoum said Sunday that Hamas rejected Trump's Riyadh speech, in which he linked Hamas, Hezbollah and the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) with terror, adding that the president's position on the Middle East showed his White House was continuing the policies of previous administrations.


Schapelle Corby chaos: 'Get away from us!'

Schapelle Corby chaos: 'Get away from us!'

The Sydney Morning Herald's Indonesian Correspondent Jewel Topsfield told Mike Hosking the media pack is growing by the day. Schapelle Corby with her father Michael before her 2005 conviction. As of Friday lunchtime, however, police had yet to be stationed outside the home. Corby was in Kerobokan prison when he died in 2008. For obvious reasons, Schapelle has become extremely media-shy, but tomorrow she will be forced to once again step into the spotlight as the world watches her ...



British police make 10th arrest in Manchester bombing probe

Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi likely received some ISIS training by traveling to Syria in the months before the bombing, according to information gathered in the preliminary investigation into the attack, a United States official told CNN Thursday.


Indonesia arrests 3 suspects in bombings that killed police

Indonesia arrests 3 suspects in bombings that killed police

The suspects in Wednesday's blasts were detained at three places in Bandung , the capital of West Java province, police spokesman Yusri Yunus said. The arrests came as President Joko Widodo called for a plan to strengthen anti-terror laws to be pushed through, to give security forces in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country greater powers to combat a surge in militant plots.



Trump administration wavers on location of Western Wall

The dispute deepened the following day when Trump's national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, declined to say whether the Western Wall is in Israel, dismissing the question as "a policy decision" that he would not answer. Speaking to reporters on Air Force One, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Trump feels now is a "moment in time" when a breakthrough is possible.