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Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped

Trump also met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas , who said his country is "committed to working with you to reach a historic peace deal between us and Israel ". " President Abbas noted that he was ready to begin negotiating (with Israel ) immediately", the readout said. The entire Western Wall plaza was closed off, with the area in front of the wall covered by cloths to allow the First Family to enjoy a private visit, except for the pool television cameras.



Taiwan set to become first Asian country to legalise gay marriage

The high court, known as the Judicial Yuan, recognized that marriage laws now put in place under the Civil Code restrict "two persons of the same sex to create a permanent union of intimate and exclusive nature for the committed goal of managing a life together" and are therefore in violation of "the people's freedom of marriage.



In Donald Trump's private moments, it's small talk and compliments

That approach - and the diplomacy and nuclear accord it spawned - did little to endear Obama to leaders in Israel or Saudi Arabia. Trump said he wouldn't use the term "monsters" since the suspects would like it. Recognizing these changes, Netanyahu past year broke over a decade of official Israeli silence and spoke positively at the Knesset of the API. Addressing parliament, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Jerusalem's Temple Mount and Western Wall will remain under ...


Donald Trump shoves North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic

Donald Trump shoves North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic

The Nato military alliance - which Trump on the campaign trail dismissed as "obsolete" for focusing on Russian Federation instead of terrorism - is set to bow to his demands that it formally join the US-led coalition against IS. It is thought that the comments from President Trump were leaked by participants seated within a talk among European Union leaders in Brussels on Thursday.