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"Lots Of Hard Work Ahead" To Restore Trust Between Israelis, Palestinians: US
"There's lots of hard work ahead to restore hope, respect and some trust across the communities," Blinken said after meeting Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday Israel and the Palestinians faced an uphill struggle to restore trust, after a war with Gaza and unrest in the West Bank.
"There's lots of hard work ahead to restore hope, respect and some trust across the communities," he said following a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.
"But we've seen the alternative and I think that should cause all of us to redouble our efforts to preserve the peace and improve the lives of Israelis and Palestinians alike."
FBI director feels the heat as Congress pushes for Saudi links
FBI Director Christopher Wray is coming under increased bipartisan pressure in Congress to expose alleged Saudi ties to the 9/11 attacks as the 20-year anniversary of the terror...
Saudi anti-corruption drive: 136 arrested incl employees of 7 ministries
A total of 136 people, both citizens and expatriates, have reportedly been detained for their alleged involvement in corruption by Saudi Arabia’s anti-graft authority, local med...
Saudi Arabia announces ‘noon work ban’ for workers
In a bid to provide some relief to workers amid extremely hot weather, Saudi Arabia has announced to ban work under the sun (from 12 noon to 3 pm) for three months.
Biden will warn Putin the US will respond 'forcefully' if Russia continues its 'reckless and aggressive actions,' Blinken says
Tensions between Russia and the US have increased following a wave of cyberattacks that are believed to have originated in Russia.
G7 nations seek to counter China’s Silk Road projects with ambitious infrastructure plan
The Group of Seven (G7) countries have announced plans for a major infrastructure project for developing nations in a bid to rival China’s trillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiati...
Goldman Sachs doubles down on $80 oil prediction
Goldman Sachs has reiterated its forecast that Brent crude will hit $80 per barrel this summer as demand quickly recovers.
Personal data of 3.3 million US and Canadian Volkswagen customers stolen from vendor
Criminals made off with the personal information of more than 3.3 million Volkswagen and Audi customers in the US and Canada, the German carmaker has revealed. The data stolen i...
Jordan's Prince Hamzah Sought Saudi Help For Coup: Court Charge
The two men face trial at the State Security Court later this month, and face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty, according to one of their lawyers.
Biden says he won't hold a joint press conference with Putin because he doesn't want to get 'diverted' by who 'talked the most'
The solo press conference is a departure from the last meeting between a US president and Putin, which last occurred with Trump in 2018.
Mr. Naftali Bennett Sworn In As The Israel's New Prime Minister, ending12 years of Benjamin Netanyahu leadership
In a historical move, Israel compromised its democracy by forming a coalition of the parties that lost the election, appointing Mr. Bennett who got only 3% of the votes as the P...
G-7 leaders agree on vaccines, China and taxing corporations
The leaders of the world’s richest countries have pledged more than 1 billion coronavirus vaccine doses to poorer nations, endorsed a global minimum tax on multinational corpora...
‘We are democratising the right to laziness’: the rise of on-demand grocery deliveries
Companies are springing up all over the UK promising to deliver whatever you want in as little as 10 minutes. But what could we lose by never popping out for milk again?
Putin says Russia prepared to extradite cyber criminals to US on reciprocal basis
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his nation is prepared to extradite cyber criminals to the United States on a reciprocal basis, Russia's state-run TASS news agency rep...
Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Accept Bitcoins When Miners Use More Clean Energy
Bitcoin rose 5.1% to $37,360.63 at 1810 GMT (2:10 p.m. ET) on Sunday, adding $1,817.87 to its previous close, after Musk's tweet.
Google fined €220m in France over online advertising market
Google said it had agreed on changes to improve its online ad market after being fined by France's competition watchdog.
European privacy groups challenge facial scan firm Clearview
Four groups say Clearview stockpiled biometric data on more than 3 billion people without their knowledge or permission by “scraping" their images from websites.
There is no vaccine without any side effects
There is no vaccine that has no side effects at all, former chairman of Hospital Authority Edward Leong Che-hung said when encouraging citizens to get the jabs as soon as possib...
UK government admits ministers can use self-deleting messages
Exclusive: Civil servants also able to delete messages instantly, as fears grow about accountability
Joe Biden Welcomes New Israeli Government, Reaffirms Security Support
In a statement that made no mention of Benjamin Netanyahu, Joe Biden welcomed the new government coalition led by nationalist Naftali Bennett and sought to reaffirm U.S.-Israel ...
MP warns Brits ‘have to learn to live with Covid’ for ‘rest of time’ in statement opposing reopening delays
Covid Recovery Group chairman and MP Mark Harper opposes delays in the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions, arguing Brits will “have to learn to live with” the virus now that the v...
Low maintenance garden ideas: to make your outdoor space chore free
If you want a low maintenance garden ideas then follow these suggestions to make sure you get plenty of downtime on the lounger. Gardening doesn’t get easier than this
A 3D printed home shaped like a boulder has just got its first tenants
A Dutch couple will be moving into their new home which was printed in just 120 hours.
"Small" Groups Don't Rule The World: China Cautions G7
The re-emergence of China as a leading global power is considered to be one of the most significant geopolitical events of recent times, alongside the 1991 fall of the Soviet Un...
Europe divided on taking the knee during EURO 2020 football tournament
Some teams support kneeling, while others say the gesture has become "meaningless" in the fight to tackle racism.
How did a £120 painting become a £320m Leonardo … then vanish?
A film about the disputed Salvator Mundi blames the National Gallery for its role in giving credibility to the claim that it was the artist’s lost work
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