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Top Trump aide won't say if Western Wall is part of Israel

Top Trump aide won't say if Western Wall is part of Israel

There was no immediate comment from the White House. A vicious argument reportedly ensued, with Israeli officials asserting that Jerusalem is indeed "territory holy to Israel ". Despite the Kotel's significance in Judaism and Israel's control over a united Jerusalem , the worldwide community-including the USA -does not officially recognize the Western Wall as part of Israel.


Trump's defense chief on intelligence uproar: 'I'm not worried'

Trump's defense chief on intelligence uproar: 'I'm not worried'

There are also concerns on Capitol Hill. Three White House officials who were in the May 10 meeting strongly denounced the Post story , saying no intelligence sources and methods were discussed - but they didn't deny that classified information was disclosed.


New French President Emmanuel Macron to travel to Africa on Friday

New French President Emmanuel Macron to travel to Africa on Friday

Jean-Yves Le Drian, 69, former defence minister under former president Francois Hollande, stays on in Mr Macron's government as foreign minister and Europe minister. One of Macron's aides welcomed his appointment as "a good move", telling AFP it would help him "break the right". He supervised French military operations in Mali, Central African Republic, Iraq and Syria.


White House calls North Korea 'flagrant menace' after latest missile test

White House calls North Korea 'flagrant menace' after latest missile test

In the statement on Monday, the UN Security Council stressed on the importance of North Korea "immediately showing honest commitment to denuclearization through concrete action". "The DPRK will bolster its self-defence capabilities as long as the United States continues its hostile policies towards the DPRK and imposes nuclear threats and makes blackmail", he said.


Turkish president's bodyguards accused of beating Kurdish protesters in Washington

Turkish president's bodyguards accused of beating Kurdish protesters in Washington

Shocking images that have been published and recorded by Erdogan's bodyguards to exert tough violence against Kurdish protesters gathered outside the home of the Turkish Ambassador to Washington . "We just celebrated our president". "All of the sudden they just ran towards us", Yazidi Kurd demonstrator Lucy Usoyan told WJLA on Tuesday. The others were being taken to a hospital in a bus for minor injuries.