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White House Wars and Military Conflicts

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Bahrain and Egypt on Thursday apparently joined Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in blocking access to websites run by the pan-Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera, part of a growing regional dispute with Qatar after an alleged hack of its state-run news agency. The alleged hack— and a purported fake news report that was...

  • LONDON, May 24- Britain's parliament said on Wednesday it would close to the public with immediate effect due to an increased security threat after Monday's suicide bomb attack in Manchester. Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday that Britain now faced a' critical' security threat- meaning another attack could be imminent- and ordered soldiers to...

  • LONDON, May 24- Britain's parliament said on Wednesday it would close to the public with immediate effect due to an increased security threat after Monday's suicide bomb attack in Manchester. Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday that Britain now faced a' critical' security threat- meaning another attack could be imminent- and ordered soldiers to...

  • LONDON, May 24- Britain's parliament said on Wednesday it would close to the public with immediate effect due to an increased security threat after Monday's suicide bomb attack in Manchester. Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday that Britain now faced a' critical' security threat- meaning another attack could be imminent- and ordered soldiers to...

  • LONDON, May 24- Britain's parliament said on Wednesday it would close to the public with immediate effect due to an increased security threat after Monday's suicide bomb attack in Manchester. Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday that Britain now faced a' critical' security threat- meaning another attack could be imminent- and ordered soldiers to...

  • *Wall Street rises as Trump federal budget plan released. *Sterling subdued after Manchester attack. NEW YORK, May 23- Oil prices inched up on Tuesday on expectations of a supply cut, and Wall Street ticked higher as a U.S. federal budget proposal called for slashing healthcare programs and boosting military spending.

  • *Wall Street rises as Trump federal budget plan released. *Euro dips; sterling subdued after Manchester attack. NEW YORK, May 23- Shares climbed across the euro zone on Tuesday after data showed robust growth, and Wall Street ticked higher as a U.S. federal budget proposal called for slashing healthcare programs and boosting military spending.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (R) are seen during official welcome ceremony piror to their meeting at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on May 20, 2017.

    The White House is throwing its full support behind Saudi Arabia, but it could exacerbate the war in Yemen.

  • *Spot gold may gain further to $1,272/ ounce- technicals. Prime Minister Theresa May said the incident was being treated as a terrorist attack, making it the deadliest militant assault in Britain since four British Muslims killed 52 people in suicide bombings on London's transport system in July 2005. "Right now, precious metals prices are relatively quiet, this...

  • *Asia stocks drop after strong Monday gains, Wall Street rise. SINGAPORE, May 23- Sterling slipped on Tuesday after a suspected suicide attack killed at least 22 people and wounded 59 at a pop concert in the English city of Manchester, while the euro held gains made after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was "too weak". Financial spreadbetter CMC Markets...

  • KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was up 0.6 percent at 12,698 while the CAC 40 in France rose 0.8 percent to 5,365. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.2 percent higher at 7,509. U.S. stocks were poised for solid gains with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures up 0.2 percent. MANCHESTER BLAST: A suicide bomber blew himself up as young...

  • *Asia stocks steady after strong Monday gains, Wall Street rise. SINGAPORE, May 23- Sterling slipped on Tuesday after a suspected suicide attack killed at least 19 people and wounded 59 at a pop concert in the English city of Manchester, while the euro held gains made after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was "too weak". Financial spreadbetter CMC Markets...

  • MELBOURNE, Australia— A tearful Rebel Wilson testified on Tuesday that a series of magazine articles published in Australia were a deliberate attack on her character and damaged her acting career. The articles said Wilson had lied about her name, age and upbringing in Australia. Wilson wiped away tears as she testified in the Supreme Court of Victoria,...

  • *Asia stocks steady after strong Monday gains, Wall Street rise. SINGAPORE, May 23- Sterling extended losses on Tuesday after a suspected terrorist attack killed at least 19 people and wounded 50 at a pop concert in the English city of Manchester, while the euro held gains made after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the currency was "too weak."

  • *Asia stocks steady after strong Monday gains, Wall Street rise. SINGAPORE, May 23- Sterling extended losses on Tuesday after a suspected terrorist attack killed at least 19 people and wounded 50 at a pop concert in Manchester, while the euro held gains made after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the currency was "too weak." If the attack on the concert by U.S....

  • US/Saudi relationship has seen a major reset

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble updates on U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, with comments from European politicians.

  • How coalition between the US and Gulf Arab states will manage the Middle East

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble speaks about Russia's role in the Middle East, and whether diplomacy from U.S. President Donald Trump can impact peace negotiations in Syria.

  • North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday, South Korea and Japan said, a week after an intermediate-range missile test.

  • DEAD SEA, Jordan— The Latest developments at the World Economic Forum in Jordan:. The EU foreign policy chief says Europe does "not see eye to eye" with the Trump administration on major issues such as trade, climate change and funding of U.N. agencies, but can "easily" work with the U.S. on Syria and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Trump visits Europe next week, after...

  • In coming days, Trump is to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories before heading to Europe. Mogherini said that Europe does "not see eye to eye" with the Trump administration on major issues such as trade, climate change and funding of U.N. agencies, but can "easily" work with the U.S. on the conflicts in Syria and between Israelis and Palestinians.