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[FILE] US President Donald Trump chairs a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019. – President Donald Trump warned Wednesday the US federal government may not reopen any time soon, as he stood firm on his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.Addressing a cabinet meeting on the 12th day of the shutdown, Trump warned it “could be a long time” before the impasse is resolved.”It’s too important a subject to walk away from,” said the president, who was to meet later with Democratic and Republican lawmakers. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Donald Trump dismisses UN request to investigate Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

President Donald Trump has dismissed a United Nations request for the FBI to investigate the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Saudi King Salman

Mecca summit supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran standoff

Political leaders and heads of state from Islamic nations on Saturday condemned countries who have made the "illegal and irresponsible decision" to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday that the United States know well that any war on Iran will not remain confined to Iran's borders. The entire region will burn, leading to all US forces and interests in the region being annihilated.

Hezbollah chief warns war against Iran would ‘engulf region’

The head of the Lebanese political and armed movement Hezbollah has warned that any war against Iran would cause the Middle East to "erupt".
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 16, 2019 White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner arrives to hear the US president speak on immigration proposals in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC. – US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and assistant Jared Kushner has departed on a trip to Morocco, Jordan and Israel, the White House said on May 28, 2019, signalling a fresh round of talks on a proposed US Mideast peace plan. Kushner is accompanied by Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s special representative to international negotiations, and Brian Hook, the special US representative for Iran, the White House said. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP)

White House’s Jared Kushner in Jerusalem for Israeli talks

US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and aide Jared Kushner was in Jerusalem on Thursday as part of a Middle East trip focused on the White House’s expected plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace.
Saeb Erekat speaks during a press conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on September 11, 2018. (AP Photo-Nasser Shiyoukhi)

Palestinians reject US economic peace summit

The Palestinian leadership on Monday pushed back against a plan for an economic conference next month in support of Washington’s Middle East peace plan, saying it was not consulted and no party was entitled to negotiate on its behalf.
Hand-written notes are displayed on a light post across the street from the Chabad of Poway Synagogue after a shooting on April 27, 2019 in Poway, California. – A gunman opened fire at a synagogue in California, killing one person and injuring three others including the rabbi as worshippers marked the final day of Passover, officials said Saturday, April 27, 2019. The shooting in the town of Poway came exactly six months after a white supremacist shot dead 11 people at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue — the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the history of the United States. (Photo by SANDY HUFFAKER / AFP)

US shooting renews debate on hate crimes and political response

The latest at a US synagogue heightened the sense of alarm Sunday of a rise in anti-Semitism, despite President Donald Trump avowal to overcome the “evil” of hatred.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Robert Mueller finds ‘numerous’ links between Donald Trump campaign, Russia

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report found “numerous” links between U.S. President Donald Trump’s election campaign team and the Russian government, but did not establish any coordination between Trump officials and Russia.
U.S. White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, back left, joins in with traditional dancers as she is welcomed by local people on arrival to Adzope, Ivory Coast, Wednesday April 17, 2019, where she will visit Cayat, a cocoa and coffee collective. At right of Trump is Minister Patrick Achi. Trump is visiting Ethiopia and Ivory Coast to promote a White House global economic program for women. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dad

On a trip to Africa to promote women's economic empowerment, Ivanka Trump said on Wednesday the White House should be judged by its actions toward a continent that her father has privately disparaged.
US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One upon departure from West Palm Beach International Airport in Florida. – Trump is returning to Washington following a weekend visit to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm - AFP)

Whistleblower reveals ‘grave breaches’ in White House security clearances

Some 25 White House officials including top advisors of President Donald Trump were given security clearances despite staff recommendations against it, a whistleblower has told Congress.
US President Donald Trump speaks prior to signing an Executive Order on “National Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End Veteran Suicide,” in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, March 5, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB - AFP)

Donald Trump declares ‘complete exoneration’ after Robert Mueller finds no collusion

US President Donald Trump has declared himself completely exonerated after his campaign was cleared of colluding with Russia in the 2016 election, in a major boost for his re-election hopes.
Jared Kushner has worked on a plan for peace between Israel and Palestinians for two years [Kacper Pempel- Reuters]

Jared Kushner heads to Middle East to promote peace plan

Jared Kushner, US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House senior adviser, is on his way to the Middle East to promote the economic portion of a long-awaited US plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for a 'new era of cooperation' [Petr David Josek-AP]

Mike Pompeo: ‘New era’ of cooperation needed in Middle East

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called for a "new era of cooperation" in resolving Middle East challenges and said no country could afford to remain on the sidelines.
President Trump confers with Vice President Mike Pence in the Rose Garden at the White House on Friday [Carlos Barria-Reuters]

Talks to resume after Donald Trump says shutdown could last ‘years’

White House officials and congressional staffers will continue negotiations on Saturday over the government shutdown, even after President Donald Trump declared he could keep it going for "months or even years."
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting

Donald Trump shortlists son-in-law for chief of staff

Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is on the short-list of potential candidates for the president’s next chief of staff, US media said.
President Donald Trump (C) surveys the damage from the Woolsey fire in Malibu on November 17, 2018. (Photo by Genaro Molina - POOL - AFP)

Donald Trump visits fire-wracked California, blames mismanagement

“They’re telling me this is not as bad as some areas; some areas are even beyond this, they’re just charred,” he added after looking at a street lined with melted cars, tree stumps and the foundations of wrecked houses.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Turkey turns up heat on Saudi crown prince over Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey's pro-government media published new claims on Monday linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to reveal the "naked truth" about the case.
US President Donald Trump walks to the mics to take questions as he departs the White House in Washington, DC, on October 2, 2018. Trump is travelling to Philadelphia to address the National Electrical Contractors Association Convention, and to Mississippi for a "Make America Great Again" rally. / AFP PHOTO / Jim WATSON

Donald Trump: Saudi should be presumed innocent over missing Jamal Khashoggi

US President Donald Trump pushed back Tuesday at global condemnation of Saudi Arabia over the disappearance and suspected murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying the kingdom deserved to be presumed innocent.
Protesters hold pictures of the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi in front of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on Friday. Ozan Kose-Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Donald Trump vows ‘severe punishment’ if Saudi Arabia killed Jamal Khashoggi

US President Donald Trump has said "severe punishment" awaits Saudi Arabia if the alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul turns out to be true.

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Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB’s attack on Senator Ekweremadu a polite warning

Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Sunday, described the attack on the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg Germany as a ‘courageous act’.
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Ohanaeze: Senator Ekweremadu doesn’t deserve the embarrassment

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Catholic bishop condemns prayer ban in Anambra markets

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Pep Guardiola: Why Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez did not start against Tottenham

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola revealed Riyad Mahrez started on the bench against Tottenham Hotspur because he needed to see Bernardo Silva in action.
Three robbers operating in Ogun Long Bridge, Isheri, Ojodu - Berger and Agidingbi, Ikeja were yesterday arrested by the operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) and two android phones which they had robbed were retrieved from them.

RRS nabs three traffic robbers

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