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King Abdullah reiterates support for two-state solution

A two-state solution is the only possible answer to the Israel-Palestine conflict, Jordan's King Abdullah II has told US Vice President Mike Pence in a meeting in Amman.

Jerusalem not for sale – Palestine’s Mahmud Abbas tells Donald Trump

Palestinian president, Mahmud Abbas’s office says Jerusalem is “not for sale.”

Donald Trump threatens to cut aid to Palestinian territories

President Donald Trump admitted the Middle East peace process was in difficulty and threatened to cut aid to Palestinians worth more than $300 million a year, drawing a rebuke that they would not be “blackmailed”.

Palestinians outraged by Donald Trump’s ‘blackmail’ to cut funding

President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to threaten to cut off US aid money to the Palestinian Authority, asking why the US should make “any of these massive future payments” when the Palestinians are “no longer willing to talk peace”.

Israel delays vote on bill to Judaise Jerusalem

Israel has delayed a vote on a controversial bill that would annex illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank to the Israeli-defined boundaries of the city of Jerusalem.

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Brazil complain to FIFA over non-use of VAR technology

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has asked FIFA why the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was not used to review two key decisions they believe hindered their side during Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Switzerland.

Presidency: President Buhari to sign 2018 budget Wednesday

The Presidency has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 budget into law on Wednesday.

World Cup: Brazil panic over fresh Neymar injury

Switzerland did not hold back in a physical encounter with Brazil in their opening World Cup game, and Neymar, who was playing his first competitive game since a foot operation in February, felt the consequences.

Governor Emmanuel inaugurates $45m International market

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, on Monday inaugurated the $45 million International market (Urua Nka) in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.

Banned ex-FIFA supremo Sepp Blatter flying to Moscow for World Cup

Banned former FIFA president, Sepp Blatter, will fly to Moscow on Tuesday, his spokesman told Reuters.