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Tillerson says Trump 'pressured' Netanyahu, Abbas to revive peace talks

He also suggested Israeli-Palestinian relations could have a domino effect on peace in the region. The US is demanding that Israel transfer land from Area C, which, according to the Oslo accords is under complete Israeli control, to Area B, where the Palestinian Authority has administrative control while the IDF is in charge of security, Israel's Channel 10 TV reported Wednesday night.



Led airstrikes kill 43 civilians in Syria; residential building targeted

A US -backed operation by Syrian forces to capture Raqqa from Islamic State will start in the coming "few days" after advances to the outskirts of the city, the spokesman for the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Saturday. Should Mosul fall to the Iraqi forces, it would represent a massive blow to the IS extremists. Iraqi forces, backed by US and coalition air support, began in October the battle to liberate Mosul.


Islamic State group claims Manila casino attack

Islamic State group claims Manila casino attack

The attack comes as the Philippines grapples with ISIS linked militants in the city of Marawi. The gunman, armed with an assault rifle, was probably trying to steal casino chips, Philippines police chief Ronald dela Rosa told media. "He took the chips, put them inside his backpack but eventually left it. I need to find her", he said. CNN reports that Albayalde said all of the victims were found in the casino area of Resort World Manila .



Conway Leaves Door Open To Trump Blocking Comey's Senate Testimony

According to legal experts, Trump could indeed silence Comey by invoking executive privilege to stop his testimony. Conway told ABC News " the president will make that decision " on whether to invoke the privilege, while Spicer said that, "Obviously, it's got to be reviewed".