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Israeli approval of Jerusalem cable auto project focus of dailies — Newspapers review

Israel's government on Sunday approved plans to install a cable auto to Jerusalem's Old City, a project likely to anger Palestinians and much of the global community. Netanyahu's plan, which includes a new elevator to the Western Wall and a cable auto project, is aimed at boosting Jerusalem's tourism. The status of Jerusalem is among the most sensitive issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


Ariana Grande suspends European tour in wake of Manchester bombing

Ariana Grande suspends European tour in wake of Manchester bombing

In the wake of the bombing, fans, celebrities , and people all over the world have come together to offer their support and love to those who were affected, including Ariana herself. Media reports from the U.S. claim that the 22-year-old terrorist phoned the family home in north Africa just hours before he attacked the Ariana Grande concert, killing 23 people including himself.


UK Resumes Intel Sharing With US After Manchester Probe Leak

UK Resumes Intel Sharing With US After Manchester Probe Leak

Another brother of Abedi and Abedi's father, who both live in Libya, have also been detained. A friend of the terrorist behind the Manchester attack says he was upset about the stabbing of a friend previous year. No one has yet been charged in the case and police have not identified the suspects. Neighbor Adam Prince said the raided apartment had been used as an Airbnb.



Philippines: 2000 people trapped in Marawi battle

The city of Illigan, some 38 km away from Marawi , was meanwhile overflowing with evacuees and on lockdown , with authorities saying they were anxious that Maute fighters were blending in with the displaced and could launch attacks. "They are texting us and calling us for help", he said. "Compared to the initial days, there has been increasingly less resistance from the militants within Marawi ", he said, speaking by phone from the capital, Manila.



Japan vows action after North Korea launches missile into its waters

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said what appeared to be a North Korean ballistic missile fell within Japan's exclusive maritime economic zone. The probable Scud-class ballistic warhead, fired on Monday, flew about 450 km, South Korean officials said. "It seems the North is trying to put pressure on the new administration in South Korea to change its policies towards the regime".



Donald Trump says North Korea shows 'great disrespect' to China with missile

It landed in western waters that are Japan's exclusive maritime economic zone, Japanese chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga said. North Korea's state run newspaper Rodong Sinmun reported that Kim Jong Un referred to the test of the "new-type anti-aircraft guided weapon system" as having been "perfect" and said it should be "mass-produced to deploy all over the country".