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Donald Trump Meets King Salman of Saudi Arabia

After visiting Saudi Arabia and Israel , President Trump , will be in Rome tomorrow. Aboard Air Force One on Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appeared to embrace the linkage theory of Middle East peace , as he explained President Trump's investment in relaunching direct talks between Israel and the Palestinians.



Kushner Proposed Communicating with Kremlin Through Russian Systems

Ambassador Sergei Kislyak told his superiors in Moscow that he and Mr Kushner discussed ways to shield their pre-inauguration discussions from monitoring, the Washington Post said , citing U.S. "We're not going to comment on Jared", he said. In spite of the questions, McMaster and Cohn flatly refused to discuss the matter, and White House officials demanded that the news briefing be conducted off-camera.



Philippines says foreigners among IS-linked gunmen in south

Mr Duterte, addressing soldiers fighting the militants, said there is still a chance for peace. "We are in a state of emergency", Duterte said Wednesday after he cut short a trip to Moscow and flew back to Manila. Ano also said foreign fighters were believed to be inside, but he was more cautious. The Islamic city of Marawi, located in the Philippines, is under attack by ISIS militants reportedly blocking streets and rounding up women and children.



Philippine leader warns of 'contamination by ISIS'

The siege of Marawi by IS fighters forced President Rodrigo Duterte to cut short his four-day visit to Russian Federation last week. Duterte also noted the importance of illegal drug smuggling to jihadist operations, telling reports that the brothers who founded the Maute group were "policemen in Manila who got enamored with the money of shabu [methamphetamine]".



White House is 'not going to comment on Jared' Kushner

Flynn was pushed out of the White House in February after officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed USA sanctions against Russian Federation in a phone call. According to a source familiar with what transpired, neither meeting discussed sanctions but instead focused on establishing a backchannel to Russia's president.



U.S. assures Turkey of its support in fighting PKK

The Turks expressed fury at the USA arms supply announcement. "And we have to be more careful and sensitive", he told a news conference at Ankara's Esenboga airport before departing for China and the United States, where he will meet Trump for the first time since the president's January inauguration.