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Egyptian minister in a rare visit to Israel for peace talks

Shoukry's visit marks the first by an Egyptian foreign minister in nine years. Sisi promised warmer bilateral ties if progress was made on restarting peace talks that would establish a Palestinian state alongside Israel. Israeli-PalestinianThis is the first visit by an Egyptian foreign minister in Israel since 2007. In particular, the two are now sharing intelligence in a common battle against Islamic State militants operating in Egypt's Sinai desert and the Gaza Strip.



British Prime Minister Announces Key Members Of New Cabinet

After the vote on June 23, Johnson turned his back on a chance to stand as prime minister in place of Conservative David Cameron , who stepped down having led the campaign to stay. She followed former justice secretary and prominent Vote Leave campaigner Michael Gove out the door this morning. Russian President Vladimir Putin was compared to "Dobby the House Elf", and called "a ruthless and manipulative tyrant".


Hospitality industry welcomes new culture secretary

Hospitality industry welcomes new culture secretary

Ahead of the official announcements of new ministers, another incumbent left, announcing the news via Twitter. The business department's responsibilities for universities, further education, skills and apprenticeships were transferred to the Department for Education under its new Secretary of State Justine Greening, who also became minister for women and equalities.



Egypt's Foreign Minister Calls for Renewal of Palestine-Israel Peace Talks

The source continued to say that "If, however, Mandelblit indeed came across such evidence, his main concern would be the interests of the public, and not his own relationship with Netanyahu". Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank are considered illegal under global law and major stumbling blocks in negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis.



Britain needs a Brexit do-over, Labour leadership contender Owen Smith says

It ruled that union members will not be able to vote in the party's leadership contest unless they joined before January 12, bringing them into line with rules on people who had previously joined as full members. Mr Smith will need the support of 51 MPs or MEPs to be eligible to take on the current leader, as well Angela Eagle , who hopes to become the party's first LGBT leader.



DPRK fires submarine-launched missile

Its foreign ministry will take the deployment into account in Moscow's military planning, Interfax news agency quoted it as saying on Friday. South Korea agreed to consider the defense system deployment after the North's launching of a long-range rocket February 7, an event widely seen as a cover for developing a long-range ballistic nuclear missile.