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Hamas New Leader Ismail Haniyeh, A Man Of Colourful Background

Last week it unveiled a new policy document that dropped its pledge that accepted a Palestinian state along the borders set before Israel occupied East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip in 1967. He also said the Hamas government would be willing to work with Western governments that vow to support the rights of Palestinians. Despite Israel's indiscriminate use of munitions - some of them banned under global law - in the heavily populated territory, it was never held accountable for ...



Comey firing and Russian Federation dominate at U.S. intelligence hearing

In his letter firing Comey on Tuesday, Trump wrote , "While I greatly appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation, I nevertheless concur with the judgment of the Department of Justice that you are not able to effectively lead the Bureau".


Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises questions

Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises questions

He declined to elaborate when reached by phone. The White House has said there was no risk, however, because the photographer went through a security screening, though it's unclear if that examination would catch sophisticated spying devices.


US President Trump to receive Russian FM Lavrov in White House

US President Trump to receive Russian FM Lavrov in White House

Trump "raised the possibility of broader cooperation on resolving conflicts in the Middle East and elsewhere ", according to a White House statement. Lavrov threw his head back in a dismissive gesture and walked away, shaking his head. Trump insisted that wasn't the case. Still, the overlap between the investigation and Mr Trump's diplomatic efforts made for uncomfortable optics.



Trump discusses further U.S. support for Kyiv with Klimkin at White House

Tillerson and Lavrov met in Moscow last month, amid tensions over the USA bombing of a Syrian airfield after alleged chemical attacks by Syrian forces on civilians, including many children. Democrats accused Trump of trying to slow down the investigation by firing the FBI chief. Trump insisted that wasn't the case. Trump underscored "the need for Russian Federation to rein in the Assad regime, Iran and Iranian proxies", the White House said.



UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn runs over cameraman's foot

The detailed document has been branded as "socialist" and filled with "class envy" by many sections of the British media as it proposes nationalisation of the country's railways and the postal service and having at least one state-owned electricity supplier.