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Macron says France uncompromising in fight against jihadists in Mali

On the day of the inauguration, which took place on May 14, the pontiff sent his good wishes for Macron's presidency and expressed hope that he will use his office to be "at the service" of France, to show "respect for life" and to embrace peace and the common good.


Netanyahu says all government ministers must attend Trump's arrival

Netanyahu says all government ministers must attend Trump's arrival

But upon taking office, Trump walked back his promise to move the embassy nearly immediately, saying it was still under consideration. "We will move the embassy to the Eternal Capital of the Jewish people, Jerusalem". USA presidential trips are an opportunity to project power and burnish statesmanship. The US leader - whose presidency may be about to be consumed in the deadly vortex of a political storm - is hoping to be the man to solve the intractable conflict between the Israelis and ...



'Help us stop Scottish nationalists', UK PM May's Conservatives ask Labour voters

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale is to launch her party's manifesto in Edinburgh on Monday, and the Scottish Liberal Democrats are also expected to launch their manifesto next week. The Scottish Tory manifesto is more centrist than May's, which was launched on Thursday in key areas. While the fuel payment is to be means-tested in England and Wales, the Scottish Tories have promised to preserve the benefit, worth up to £300, for all pensioners north of the border.


Egypt refers militants to military trial over church attacks

Egypt refers militants to military trial over church attacks

Thirty-one of the suspects are in custody while the others are still at large. IS said it carried out the bombings. Egyptian security forces inspect the scene of a bomb explosion inside the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Coptic Orthodox Church on December 11, 2016, in Cairo's Abbasiya neighbourhood.


Donald Trump-GCC leaders' summit begins in Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump-GCC leaders' summit begins in Saudi Arabia

In a sign that Trump is likely to tone down his rhetoric, the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism", which Trump has criticized other politicians for not using, is unlikely to feature in the speech, administration officials told the media . The groups that the United States has been fighting in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere since the September 11, 2001 attacks on Washington and NY are mostly Sunni Muslims, and enemies of Iran.


Gulf Cooperation Council summit opens in Saudi capital Riyadh

Gulf Cooperation Council summit opens in Saudi capital Riyadh

It does, however, mention "the crisis of Islamist extremism and the Islamist terror groups it inspires", according to excerpts released by the White House Sunday, ahead of the speech. During his campaign, he mused, "I think Islam hates us". There is a tremendous hatred there. He repeated the phrase drive them out three times and it was the moment several news outlets picked up on .