Daily Archives: May 23, 2017

Palestinians go on general strike to protest Trump visit [VIDEO]



Published on May 23, 2017

President Donald Trump’s trip to Israel coincided with a hunger strike held by 1,500 Palestinian prisoners, which has gone on for weeks. But, as Trump stayed in the country, hundreds took to the streets in Gaza City to protest the president’s visit and march in solidarity with the hunger strikers. Israeli author and activist Miko Peled joins to discuss Trump’s reception in Palestine and elsewhere.


ISIS claim responsibility for Manchester massacre where suicide bomber killed 22 and injured 119 with ball-bearing bomb at packed Ariana Grande concert

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At least 22 people killed after explosions rang out at the end of an Ariana Grande gig in Manchester Arena

  • A teenage fan and an eight-year-old are among the dead. At least 12 children have been seriously injured
  • Video footage showed thousands fleeing in tears from the venue, many covered in blood, when gig ended 
  • Horrifying video footage showed petrified children leaping over chairs and barriers as they tried to escape
  • Police confirmed the suicide bomber died at the venue after an improvised explosive device was detonated
  • US security sources say he travelled to the arena by public transport. Another man, 23, has also been arrested
  • 23-year-old Grande tweeted: ‘Broken. From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. I don’t have words’
  • Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn suspended election campaigning and said thoughts were with the victims
  • Anyone concerned about missing loved-ones should call the police’s emergency hotline on 0161 856 9400
  • Were you at the concert last night? If so, please call 020 3615 3908 or email abe.hawken@mailonline.co.uk