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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

The shooting in the province of Minya on Friday, as the Coptic Christians were travelling on a bus to a monastery, was the latest in a series of attacks by IS that have killed more than 100 Copts since December. The Christians had been on a pilgrimage to the St Samuel the Confessor monastery when the attack took place. A new wave of increases for fuel and electricity is widely expected this summer.



Krauthammer: Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

Overall, the focus of Trump's trip to the Middle East seemed more about meeting anyone who does not like Iran and to criticise Iran, despite the re-election of moderate Rouhani once again. Clashes broke out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces on Wednesday as Israeli demonstrators marched through the Old City of Jerusalem to mark the 50th anniversary of Israel's capture of the city's eastern half.



Donald Trump appears to push Prime Minister of Montenegro in new video

President Donald Trump opened meetings with European Union leaders yesterday against the backdrop of striking anger from Britain over intelligence leaks and a decision by Manchester police to withhold information from the United States about the investigation into this week's bombing.


Trump In Sicily Ahead Of Group Of Seven Summit

Trump In Sicily Ahead Of Group Of Seven Summit

Sicily is on the front lines in Europe's migration crisis, the first landfall for most of the more than 180,000 migrants who arrived in Italy past year - and the reason the Italian government chose Sicily as the backdrop for this summit.



US First Lady Melania Trump is Catholic, spokeswoman confirms

For a president whose inner circle often shifts, Spicer's absence from the meeting was seen as an intentional snub, a source close to the White House told CNN . The Pope also gifted Trump a medallion carved with an olive tree, which he said is a symbol of peace. "Well, I'll be reading them", the US President said.



Mosul residents deny findings of United States probe into Iraq strike

US forces selected a GPS-guided 500-pound bomb with a delayed fuze to eliminate the snipers. A two-month investigation into a USA military airstrike in Iraq that caused some of the worst civilian casualties in decades found that the attack inadvertently set off explosives that gutted a sprawling apartment block and killed at least 105 civilians - far fewer than survivors and other witnesses have claimed.