Simon Kent

Simon Kent

Senior U.S. Team to Visit Mideast for Talks on Peace Plan

Jared Kushner is returning to the Middle East later this month to refresh efforts for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, a senior official in President Donald Trump’s administration said Sunday.

In this Tuesday, June 25, 2019, photo released by Bahrain News Agency, from left to right, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner attend the opening session of the "Peace to Prosperity" workshop in Manama, Bahrain. Amid …

UK Police Begin Forced Marriage Crackdown as Numbers Spike

Police across the UK began the first ever national crackdown on forced marriage at a number of airports on Monday as latest figures show a spike in children being trafficked abroad to marry family members or acquaintances.

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Trump Invites Australian PM Scott Morrison to White House State Dinner

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed Saturday he has been invited by U.S. President Donald Trump to an official state dinner at the White House. It is the first such invitation to an Australian prime minister since George Bush hosted John Howard in 2006.

US President Donald Trump and Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison shake hands during a meeting in the sidelines of the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018. - Global leaders gather in the Argentine capital for a two-day G20 summit beginning on Friday likely to be dominated …