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One of the most striking aspects of U.S. President Donald Trump's first months in office has been his focus on solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Trump has often referred to a peace agreement between the two antagonists as the “ultimate deal ...and more »

Top Palestinian official denies report Trump yelled at Abbas in Bethlehem - The Jerusalem Post

Confidante of PA chief says meeting was respectful calls reports to the contrary "total fabrication and a lie." By Adam Rasgon. May 29, 2017 15:04. 2 minute read. > Erekat slams Israel for holding cabinet meeting in Western Wall Tunnels · >. Official ...and more »

Netanyahu: Israeli land swaps with Palestinians won't bring peace - The Jerusalem Post

Netanyahu also said that any peace agreement with the Palestinians would require an Israeli military presence in all of the West Bank. By ARIEL WHITMAN. May 30, 2017 12:20. 2 minute read. > Netanyahu: Israel doesn't have 'diplomatic blank check' from ...and more »

Ex-UN envoy Bolton to JPost: Trump has no chance at ultimate peace deal - The Jerusalem Post

In an exclusive interview with the 'Post' the former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton said: "I don't think the two-state solution is viable anymore." By Yonah Jeremy Bob. May 29, 2017 20:46. 1 minute read. > Why the 'two-state solution' hasn't ...and more »

Government approves mammoth projects to upgrade access to Western Wall - The Jerusalem Post

Currently the only pedestrian access down to the Western Wall from the Jewish Quarter and back up to it is via a long set of stairs. By Jeremy Sharon. May 28, 2017 20:29. 2 minute read. > Haley: Western Wall part of Israel, US embassy should move to ...and more »

White House faces deadline for clarity on Israel embassy move - The Jerusalem Post

WASHINGTON – Twice a year for the past nineteen years, presidents have issued a “suspension of limitations” set forth by specific provisions of the Jerusalem Embassy Act– a waiver that allows them to delay moving the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv ...and more »

The Trump effect: Slight uptick in Palestinian support for peace talks - The Jerusalem Post

Poll finds plurality of Palestinians believe Trump is at least somewhat capable of achieving a deal between Israel and the Palestinians. By Adam Rasgon. May 28, 2017 17:09. 2 minute read. > 78% of Israelis say peace not possible, split if PM serious to ...and more »

Charles Krauthammer: Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia - Deseret News

"Whom the gods would destroy, they first tempt to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict." — Irving Kristol. WASHINGTON — The quixotic American pursuit of Middle East peace is a perennial. It invariably fails, yet every administration feels compelled to ...and more »

Diplomat in chief: How did Trump do on his first Middle East visit? - The Conversation US

President Donald Trump received both pageantry and a warm reception on his first trip to the Middle East. Whether bowing his head to receive the King Abdulaziz al Saud Collar from Saudi Arabian King Salman, gathering around the “glowing orb” at the ...and more »

What Trump not signing a Jerusalem embassy waiver would really mean - Washington Post

On Thursday, President Barack Obama's last waiver pursuant to the Jerusalem Embassy Act will expire. Absent a new waiver by President Trump, the provisions of the law will go into full effect. Trump promised during his campaign to move the embassy, ...and more »