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Behind triumphant Trump visit to Israel, a few old tensions return

Jewish people take part in the priestly blessing ceremony during the Passover holiday at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem on April 13, 2017. Trump's pledge to change the bitter tone of the USA relationship with Israel that had developed under Obama will not prevent Israel from trying to manipulate him, former US and Israeli officials said.


Macron urges regional countries to make joint efforts to eliminate terrorism

Macron urges regional countries to make joint efforts to eliminate terrorism

However, security in Mali has deteriorated recently. The young French leader also vowed to address the crises that have overtaken the country, including migration, climate change and terrorism. Most of Northern Mali was occupied in early 2012 by Tuareg separatists and Islamist groups linked to al-Qaeda such as Ansar Dine. Jihadists continue to control and carry out attacks in parts of Mali, an unstable situation Macron inherited from his Socialist predecessor.


Trump Takes Part in Traditional Saudi Sword Dance

Trump Takes Part in Traditional Saudi Sword Dance

A few hours later, Trump tweeted for the first time on global soil as president, writing "Great to be in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia". Trump flew to Riyadh overnight on Air Force One and was welcomed during an elaborate ceremony at the airport, punctuated by a military flyover and a handshake from Saudi King Salman .



'Too cold' to end winter fuel payments for Scots

She insisted "only the Conservative and Unionist Party has the strength and credibility to stand up to the nationalists and defend our United Kingdom". Davidson said the Conservatives would keep winter fuel payments as a universal benefit, using Holyrood's devolved powers, because Scotland's winters were worse; the Tories would not back moves to scrap Scotland's ban on fox hunting with dogs and there would be no grammar schools introduced at Holyrood.



Melania and Ivanka Trump Skip Headscarves During Visit to Saudi Arabia

The second deal is really a collection of smaller deals between Saudi Arabia and USA -based defense and energy companies to further develop the kingdom's military as well as diversify its economy, which is heavily dependent on oil. Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel both shunned head coverings during earlier visits. Moreover, the President expressed his strong support for Saudi Arabia's economic reform plans and promoted US companies as ideal partners for Saudi Arabia's ...



President arrives in Saudi Arabia

U.S. and Saudi Arabian companies signed business deals worth tens of billions of dollars on Saturday during a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump, as Riyadh seeks help to develop its economy beyond oil. The military package includes tanks, combat ships, missile defense systems, radar and communications, and cybersecurity technology. FUNDSEven as it sought USA investment on Saturday, Riyadh made two announcements on plans to deploy its own financial reserves for projects that would cement ...