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Netanyahu 'opposed U.S. embassy move' to Jerusalem

Over a dozen heads of state from Arab and Islamic nations have been invited to attend the conference, according to the official Saudi Press Agency. The kingdom has yet to release a full list of participants, but invitees include leaders of the Gulf states, other key Arab countries as well as leading Islamic states including Turkey, Indonesia, and Pakistan.



AAP seeks all-party probe in the alleged tampering of EVMs

Last month, 16 Opposition parties had urged the EC to revert to paper ballots. This could also be the forum where the poll panel announces the date of the EVM hackathon - the event where it says people will be thrown an open challenge to hack EVMs.



New French president names PM, sees Merkel

After Macron was formally declared president at the Elysee Palace, 21 cannon shots were fired from across the Seine River at the Invalides monument, where Napoleon is entombed. Macron traveled to Berlin a day after being sworn in, continuing a tradition of French presidents making their first foreign trip to Germany. Merkel said at the weekend she wanted close cooperation with Macron and that their two countries would do everything to shape European policy.


Trump admin says Syria is killing detainees, burning the bodies

Trump admin says Syria is killing detainees, burning the bodies

United States officials said the crematorium was built to hide evidence of Assad's political executions in Sednaya - "an effort to cover up the extent of mass atrocities" there, Jones said. A February report from Amnesty International called the prison a "slaughterhouse", in which 13,000 Syrians were killed from 2011 to 2015. It has contributed to Europe's worst refugee crisis since World War II and enabled the Islamic State group to emerge as a global terrorism threat.


Iran reformist drops out of election, supports Rouhani

Iran reformist drops out of election, supports Rouhani

And if you go to Tehran or to Mashhad or to the smaller city here in Iran , people will tell you I want life to improve for me, for my family. "I will not vote", said Hossein Ghasemi, a 35-year-old taxi driver who voted for Rouhani in 2013.



Syrian government denies US accusation of crematorium at prison

On Saturday, another aerial aggression carried out by the US-led military coalition in Raqqah province claimed the lives of 12 women, and almost a dozen people, including four children and six women, lost their lives and several others sustained injuries late on May 9, when US-led warplanes bombarded al-Salihiya village in northern Syria.