Jordan, Israel in rare row over Jerusalem stabbing, killing

Jordan, Israel in rare row over Jerusalem stabbing, killing

So far, the global community does not recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and not a single foreign country has based their embassies in Jerusalem . Trump had promised during the presidential campaign to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , which would upend USA policy in the Middle East.

Christians Killed as Jihadists Aim to Transform Mindanao into Islamic State

The White House condemned the Maute group as "cowardly terrorists" and said the United States was a proud ally of the Philippines and backed its fight against extremism. Thousands of people were fleeing the city Thursday, jamming their belongings into cars. Martial law was declared over Mindanao on May 23, following what the military said was a surgical strike against Abu Sayyaf Group leader Isnilon Hapilon , who is believed to have pledged allegiance to ISIS.

Duterte orders troops to crush militants in Philippine siege city

Duterte said a local police chief was stopped at a militant checkpoint and beheaded. Hundreds of civilians had sheltered in a military camp in Marawi City as troops helped clear the few remaining people from streets where smoke lingered in the air.

Donald Trump Increases Rhetoric Against NATO Allies at Brussels Summit

Once at the front, Trump straightens up, scans around the room and tugs at his coat before speaking to Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite. "That is not fair to the taxpayers of the United States ", he said. European leaders have expressed concern about the United States' dedication to the bylaw and some had been hoping to hear support of it from Trump. Tamara Keith, NPR News , traveling with the president.

US president calls out NATO countries for not meeting spending pledges

But the threat of Islamic extremism remained a uniting theme as the specter of Monday's Manchester concert bombing loomed over the summit at the alliance's new headquarters in Brussels . A spokesman for Mr Juncker, president of the European Commission, which had been negotiating a free trade deal with Washington known as the TTIP before Mr Trump's upset election victory, said the two sides would work to increase trade.

Rodrigo Duterte warns of 'contamination' by ISIS

The fighting started when security forces launched a raid that failed to capture Isnilon Hapilon , one of Asia's most-wanted militants. The militants responded to the raid by storming the city, burning down buildings, including a university and Catholic churches, and taking hostages, including a priest.