A Libyan anti-terror task force arrested Hashim Abedi, the news agency reported, adding that he was "aware of all the details of the terrorist attack ". So far, five people have been arrested in the United Kingdom in connection with the bombing, while Abedi's father and brother were taken into custody in Libya.
The president also defended his proclamation of martial law in Mindanao, saying it was necessary to root out the militants who attacked Marawi on Tuesday, burning buildings and taking some dozen hostages. All these groups are inspired by the Islamic State group, but so far there is no sign of significant, material ties. U.S. President Donald Trump praised Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte for his domestic war against drugs, a crackdown that has been condemned by human rights groups.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has raised the terror threat to its highest level - critical - for the first time in a decade. Bin Salem said Libyan investigators think, based on what Hashim Abedi told them, "the bomber acted alone".
The disclosure comes after the name of the Manchester Arena bomber emerged in the USA media on Tuesday hours before it was confirmed by United Kingdom police, who had earlier urged reporters not to publish speculation about the suspect's identity.
Libertarian Mark Wicks had the remaining 6 percent. Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday, Ma. Gianforte, a technology entrepreneur, defeated Democrat Rob Quist to continue the GOP's two-decade stronghold on the congressional seat.
Kirsten Gillibrand , D-N.Y., Coats said he had no written documentation regarding conversations he has had with either Trump or Rogers. Reuters reported on Friday that the White House was reviewing federal ethics rules to see whether it could use the Code of Federal Regulations to limit the scope of the investigation Mueller now oversees.
Trump's emphasis on counterterrorism, of course, isn't new - if anything, this has been the animating focus of US foreign policy in the Middle East ever since 9/11. The GE service center was established in 2013, and recognized by the US State Department for hiring a staff of 1,000 women to take on finance, accounting, human resources, supply chain and more.
He added that 101 civilians inside the building were killed, four civilians were killed nearby, and 36 civilians were still not accounted for. But ISIS knew, as they had a fighting position built into the house and two snipers were engaging CTS forces from the house.
Trump said . An explicit endorsement of a two-state solution, which has been US policy for more than a quarter-century. In April, Washington approved a proposal to sell Israel more weapons, including naval guns and technical support worth an estimated $440 million.
While Corbyn could alienate some voters with his comments, he is trying to win back the many Labour supporters who turned away from the party in the aftermath of then Prime Minister Tony Blair's decision to join the US -led invasion of Iraq in 2003.
In the days after the strike, some reports said that more than 200 bodies were pulled from the rubble. In another incident, 35 civilians were killed on Thursday, May 25 in US -led coalition air strikes in an eastern Syrian town, monitors said.
Still, Trump was enthusiastically received by Netanyahu, who leapt to his feet when the president declared that his administration "will always stand with Israel". They were joined by Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, as well as daughter Ivanka Trump and Kushner. "So many young, handsome innocent people living and enjoying their lives, murdered by evil losers in life", Trump said, echoing the theme he presented during his meetings with Arab leaders in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
BRUSSELS - President Trump exported the confrontational, nationalist rhetoric of his campaign across the Atlantic on Thursday, shaming European leaders for not footing more of the bill for their own defenses and lecturing them to stop taking advantage of US taxpayers.
In a statement Thursday, Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins provided an update on the ongoing investigation. "I want to reassure people that the arrests that we have made are significant, and initial searches of premises have revealed items that we believe are very important to the investigation", he told reporters.
Trump's two-day visit will include separate meetings with Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas . Netanyahu said Sunday that his talks with Trump would revolve around strengthening "the first and strongest alliance with the United States ".
He signed a $110 billion defense deal with Saudi Arabia during the visit aimed at addressing the kingdom's defense needs while scaling back US military involvement in specific operations. Rouhani's political foes have less interest in blocking the new contract now that he's won a new term, said Sara Vakhshouri, president of Washington, D.C.
The White House initially attributed the firing to Comey's handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server, while Democrats and the press suspected an effort to disrupt the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. "That's taken off.I am not under investigation", he was quoted as saying by said the daily. Bob Casey, D-Pa. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner have all reportedly communicated ...
North Korea has vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped missile that can strike the United States mainland, presenting Trump with perhaps his biggest foreign policy challenge. There now are 32 interceptors in silos at Fort Greely in Alaska and four at Vandenberg, north of Los Angeles. The Obama administration also signed off on plans to add eight more to Alaska by the end of 2017.
He said that Pakistan has successfully completed International Monitory Fund's (IMF) reforms program. Of the $20 billion plus development budget, Dar said $1.8 billion will go toward financing projects linked to its multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor scheme that includes a vast array of joint ventures including roads and power plants.
The British pound took a drubbing on Friday after an opinion poll showed that Prime Minister Theresa May's lead has narrowed sharply ahead of a crucial general election . Rudd said counter-terrorism was adequately resourced, and denied that the cuts had made it harder to prevent Monday's attack. "That assessment in no way reduces the guilt of those who attack our children".
Trump appears to push aside Montenegro PM at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation photocallTrump's distinctive handshake has been the source of much mirth on the internet as he meets world leaders in the first year of his presidency. French diplomats preparing for a G7 summit in Taormina, Sicily on Friday and Saturday are irritated at the White House's failure to specify clear positions for leaders ahead of the talks, as is the custom.
Abedi reportedly returned from Libya only a few days before the attack which killed 22 people, including several children, but police are still trying to pin down his movements as well as determine whether he was part of a wider network. United Kingdom security services were said to be furious as their American counterparts apparently released sensitive information, including pictures of the arena crime scene, to the U.S.
US President Donald Trump told European Union (EU) officials on Thursday that he is anxious Americans may lose jobs as a result of Britain leaving the EU, an EU official said . Just like his position on the European Union , the president has recently shifted gears, praising NATO's necessity. "It was for me a very positive moment in our discussions".
And Trump did say that the United States "will never forsake the friends who stood by our side" but North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders had hoped he would more explicitly support the mutual defense rules of a military alliance's he called " obsolete " during his campaign.
Trump doubled down on his criticism of Tehran during his visit to Israel on Monday, insisting that Iran should "never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon - never, ever", because he claims the Islamic Republic supports terrorists. "Who can say regional stability can be restored without Iran?" "Our nation's message in the election was clear: Iran's nation chose the path of interaction with the world, away from violence and extremism", Rouhani said.