Trump bumbles across the Middle East - Palladium-Item

President Trump arrived in Jerusalem this week with a most curious bit of information for Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. “We just got back from the Middle East,” Trump announced. “We just got back from Saudi Arabia.” At this, the Israeli ambassador ...

Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk - Daily Mail

TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) - As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Donald Trump looked like a conventional American leader abroad. He solemnly laid a wreath at a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, had an audience with the pope at the Vatican ...

Forget negotiations, Israelis and Palestinians need an intervention - +972 Magazine

When both sides aren't ready to make concessions, when one side gets to decide who sits at the table and who sits in jail, negotiations are bound to fail. It is time for the international community to mediate. By Mossi Raz. U.S. president Donald Trump ...

The Latest: Trump recaps trip before returning to Washington - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

President Donald Trump is recapping his first foreign trip and saluting U.S. military personnel at an event before he returns to Washington. The nine-day trip — Trump's first as president — took him to Saudi Arabia, Israel and Belgium, along with a ...

US grants Israel extra defence aid: Netanyahu - ClickLancashire

Just a few weeks before Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom used its influence to persuade its allies on the UN Security Council, Egypt and Senegal, to block a move to add the Saudi ISIS affiliate to the UN's list of terrorist groups. American ...

Pakistan Is The Key To Better Iran And Saudi Arabia Relations - ValueWalk

The Pakistani Chief of Army Staff is reportedly making an urgent trip to Iran as tensions are rising. After Iran fired five mortar shells into Pakistan last Sunday in response to Islamabad's participation in a summit led by U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Pro-Palestinian Protesters Clash with Police at Jerusalem Old City Gate - pppFocus

Trump had arrived in Bethlehem by motorcade, crossing a checkpoint at Israel's controversial separation wall, and was greeted by Abbas and other dignitaries outside the city's presidential palace. The latest round of peace talks in 2014, involving ...

The Latest: White House refuses to address Kushner reports - Idaho Press-Tribune

... × We encourage you to log in if you are a subscriber. You won't get surveys, and you'll also get more benefits. log in or Subscribe now! The Latest: White House refuses to address Kushner reports. Jonathan Ernst. U.S. President Donald Trump and ...

US President Donald Trump's statement on Saudi Arabia not a surprise - The Sydney Morning Herald

For a moment I was perplexed when I heard that US President Donald Trump had told Saudi King Salman that the United States and Saudi Arabia shared the same values. Then it dawned on me: both support capital punishment, although the Saudis prefer ...

Milbank: Trump writes a comic chapter as an innocent abroad - The Columbian

Dana Milbank is a columnist for The Washington Post Writers Group. Email: danamilbank@washpost.com. President Trump arrived in Jerusalem this week with a most curious bit of information for Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. “We just got back from the ...

Gifts and Gaffes on Trump's Excellent Adventure - Bloomberg

Well, he didn't start a war or anything. But he blew a chance to make progress with NATO. by. Tobin Harshaw. @tobinharshaw More stories by Tobin Harshaw. Sat May 27 2017 05:00:06 GMT-0700 (PDT). Special relationship. Photographer: Pool. Overseas ...

We Fact-Checked the Trump Administration's Statements About the Middle East, Medicaid, and Education Funding - TeenVogue.com

This week, President Donald Trump traveled to the Middle East and shifted from his campaign promise to Israel, one of the United States' closest allies in the Middle East. Back in January 2016, Trump said "they want it in Jerusalem," referring to ...

A (mostly) presidential Trump on display while abroad - Boston.com

WASHINGTON — Candidate Donald Trump demanded a “total and complete shutdown” of Muslim immigration and blamed 9/11 on Saudi Arabia. He labeled the pope “disgraceful,” tweeted an anti-Semitic image, and called Brussels “a hellhole.” But during ...

Trump's Arms Deal Ignores Saudi Support for Terror, Repression - US Senator - ClickLancashire

Upon his arrival to Israel on Monday from Iran's rival Saudi Arabia, Trump vowed that the Islamic Republic would never obtain nuclear weapons. He added that it was Iran's allies in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq that had been leading the fight against the ...

US, Saudi Arabia do not share common values - Weatherford Democrat

President Trump, in the first major speech of his trip to the Middle East, discarded the politically correct rhetorical barrier to calling Islamist extremists what they are – Islamist extremists. Good for him. We spent eight years being lectured by ...

Former president calls on Iranians to support Rouhani in election - Normangee Star

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region- Iran's presidential frontrunners, conservative Ebrahim Raisi and his moderate opponent Hasan Rouhani have held rival rallies in Kurdish inhabited regions of the country on Sunday less than five days before the elections on May 19.

Donald in Arabia: What did we learn from Trump's encounter with the Saudi monarchy? - Salon

What is there to be said about President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia that has not already been said? That the irony of a president who campaigned in large part on suspicion of Muslims would go to Saudi Arabia was astonishing? That the ...

Schwab: Donald in Arabia: Of bows, sword dances and arms deals - The Daily Herald

In fifth grade, my teacher talked about how propaganda works: Reporting results of an automobile competition, he told us, Pravda, the Russian state newspaper, said a Russian car came in second while the American was next to last. There were two cars in ...

Rubin: Israelis pleased, overall, with Trump visit - ClickLancashire

Bethlehem - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated his call for the establishment of a Palestinian State with East Jerusalem as its capital during his 45-minute encounter with his American counterpart Donald Trump on Tuesday. Some 60 to 80 ...

Why Middle East Peace Starts in Saudi Arabia - Sunshine State News

The quixotic American pursuit of Middle East peace is a perennial. It invariably fails, yet every administration feels compelled to give it a try. The Trump administration is no different. It will fail as well. To be sure, no great harm has, as yet ...