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The self-proclaimed deal master calls it "the ultimate deal ". Saudi Foreign Minister Jubeir also said, "If we can change the conversation in the Islamic world from enmity towards the U.S.to partnership with the USA, and if we can change the conversation in the USA and in the West from enmity towards the Islamic world to one of partnership, we will have changed our world and we will have truly drowned the voices of extremism and we will have drained the swamps from which extremism and ...
  • Philippines army battles IS-linked group in southern city

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    A Catholic priest has been taken hostage by ISIS in Marawi cathedral. Military leaders say the Maute's motivation for taking the city was to raise its profile and earn recognition from Islamic State. According to Elloring, one of those groups is the New People's Army (NPA), part of the National Democratic Front (NDF), which is now in the process of peace negotiations with the Duterte administration.
  • After Monday's 'hand swat,' Tuesday the Trumps make a show of to

    After Monday's 'hand swat,' Tuesday the Trumps make a show of to

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    Trump said in a statement. This is not a sign of love or tenderness on the part of the US President who wants to show his own strength and not to attract interest as a presidential couple, since he does not see Melania as equal. Trump's hand lingered at his wife's side for a few agonizing moments, and he even extended his fingers out seemingly in an attempt to catch her eye, but it was to no avail.
  • US, Japan, S.Korea call 'urgent' Security Council meet

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    Western missile technology analysts say North Korea's claim that its missiles can now reach the U.S.is exaggerated. That number is an estimate derived from a report, jointly prepared by US and South Korea militaries, that states North Korea could have as many as 900 ballistic missiles in its arsenal, according to the report.
  • Trump embraces Israel, but Russian ties still trail him

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    Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it. Trump vowed not to refer to attackers as "monsters" any longer "because they would like that term". They recited psalms. In contrast to Trump's usual bombastic style, it was a muted event , totally tweet-free.
  • North Korea's Kim rejects olive branch from Trump

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    South Korea's military said the missile flew 500 km, reaching an altitude of 560 km, before landing off Japan's east coast and causing no damage. Speaking to reporters ahead of a closed-door UN Security Council meeting, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley also made clear that Washington would only talk to North Korea once it halted its nuclear programme.
  • Bahrain police targets town where sit-in ongoing for cleric

    Bahrain police targets town where sit-in ongoing for cleric

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    U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa at the Gulf Cooperation Council leaders summit in Riyadh, May 21, 2017. Trump's administration had approved a multibillion-dollar sale of F-16 fighter jets to Bahrain without the human rights conditions imposed by the State Department under President Barack Obama.
  • Texas lawmakers pass controversial bathroom, adoption bills

    Texas lawmakers pass controversial bathroom, adoption bills

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    The bill will mean that transgender students at public schools will have to use bathrooms and locker-rooms in line with their "biological sex" or use a "single-occupancy facility" that the school must provide as an alternative. The Texas bill is less than 24 hours old, and it still needs to go through the House of Representatives before Governor Abbott can sign it, but to date, the NCAA has refrained from publicly commenting on SB 6 as well.
  • Justin Trudeau photobombs Vancouver prom-goers

    Justin Trudeau photobombs Vancouver prom-goers

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    The prime minister's official photographer , Adam Scotti , was able to capture the moment. One of the students Trudeau was running past has revealed the Prime Minister agreed to take a selfie with them - once they all realised who it was running past.
  • Australia board threatens players with unemployment

    Australia board threatens players with unemployment

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    Gilchrist urged both parties to meet at the negotiation table, something that has not yet been achieved. Warner, who's in India preparing to captain his Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL elimination final, added that Australia's top players could turn to Twenty20 tournaments overseas if CA cut them loose.
  • Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

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    On Sunday evening, Friedman attended a celebration of Israel's capture of east Jerusalem 50 years ago, days after the White House declined to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the area. It has also been a source of controversy as a US official stated last week that the Western Wall is part of the West Bank , comments that caused friction among Netanyahu's administration as Israel considers the wall to be on its territory.