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Tillerson embraces Middle East linkage theory - ClickLancashire

Tillerson embraces Middle East linkage theoryClickLancashireTrump initially sparked deep concern among Palestinians when he backed away from the long-established USA commitment to a two-state solution to the conflict. In a short side trip to Bethlehem, Trump said he was "gratified" that Abbas "was committed to ...and more »

The Observer view on Donald Trump's Middle East visit - The Guardian;

The Observer view on Donald Trump's Middle East visit - The Guardian

The GuardianThe Observer view on Donald Trump's Middle East visitThe GuardianDonald Trump, in Israel with prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, where he criticised Iran. Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AP. Donald Trump · Opinion. The Observer view on Donald Trump's Middle East visit. Observer editorial. The US president displays ...and more »

President Trump concludes whirlwind overseas tour - ClickLancashire

President Trump concludes whirlwind overseas tourClickLancashire"Peace is a choice we must make each day", President Trump said during a visit to the West Bank city of Bethlehem, where he reiterated his resolve to help mediate a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians and sounded upbeat about its ...and more »

Duty of all countries to get rid of Terrorism - ClickLancashire

Duty of all countries to get rid of TerrorismClickLancashire"I think the fact that he was the first sitting USA president to go to the Western Wall is meaningful", Beigelman said. "Thank you, President Trump for your steadfast friendship to the Jewish people and the Jewish state", said Netanyahu. But much of ...and more »

Trump bumbles across the Middle East - Palladium-Item;

Trump bumbles across the Middle East - Palladium-Item

Palladium-ItemTrump bumbles across the Middle EastPalladium-ItemPresident 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 ...and more »

Thousands on Left rally for two-state solution - The Jerusalem Post;

Thousands on Left rally for two-state solution - The Jerusalem Post

The Jerusalem PostThousands on Left rally for two-state solutionThe Jerusalem PostHerzog: “Heartwarming” to see how many people still hoped “to see the State of Israel marching in a different direction than the one it is in today.” Young attendees at protest in Rabin Square, May 27, 2017.. (photo credit:AVSHALOM SASSONI/MAARIV).and more »

Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk - News1130;

Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk - News1130

News1130Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talkNews1130President Donald Trump looks at First lady Melania as he prepares to address U.S. military troops and their families at the Sigonella Naval Air Station, in Sigonella, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno). TAORMINA, Italy – As he dashed ...and more »

Over 10000 attend rally for 'Two States, One Hope' in Tel Aviv - i24NEWS (press release) (registration);

Over 10000 attend rally for 'Two States, One Hope' in Tel Aviv - i24NEWS (press release) (registration)

i24NEWS (press release) (registration)Over 10000 attend rally for 'Two States, One Hope' in Tel Avivi24NEWS (press release) (registration)More than 10,000 demonstrators flooded Tel Aviv's Rabin Square Saturday night for a peace rally at the heels of US president Donald Trump's whirlwind visit. The rally, organized by Israeli NGO Peace Now, marked “50 years of occupation and control of ...and more »

Charles Krauthammer: Why Middle East Peace Starts In Saudi Arabia - ClickLancashire;

Charles Krauthammer: Why Middle East Peace Starts In Saudi Arabia - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireCharles Krauthammer: Why Middle East Peace Starts In Saudi ArabiaClickLancashireThe announcement comes just days after Netanyahu personally greeted US President Donald Trump on his first visit to Israel. Trump, who spoke after arriving in Israel, has also vowed to do whatever is necessary to broker peace between Israel and the ...and more »

Charles Krauthammer: A deal between Israel and the Palestinians is a sideshow - ClickLancashire;

Charles Krauthammer: A deal between Israel and the Palestinians is a sideshow - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireCharles Krauthammer: A deal between Israel and the Palestinians is a sideshowClickLancashireIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to stand against "elements in the world" who seek to deny Israel's sovereignty over Jerusalem. Jason Greenblatt, Trump's lead Middle East negotiator who accompanied him to Israel and the Palestinian ...and more »

Trump says Netanyahu, Abbas assured him they are ready for peace - i24NEWS (press release) (registration);

Trump says Netanyahu, Abbas assured him they are ready for peace - i24NEWS (press release) (registration)

i24NEWS (press release) (registration)Trump says Netanyahu, Abbas assured him they are ready for peacei24NEWS (press release) (registration)In a final speech wrapping up his first foreign tour Saturday, US president Donald Trump again expressed hope for restarting peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, stating that both leaders told him they were ready to “reach for peace,” and ...and more »

Trump's Saudi embrace, Iran disdain upend Obama's vision - ClickLancashire;

Trump's Saudi embrace, Iran disdain upend Obama's vision - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireTrump's Saudi embrace, Iran disdain upend Obama's visionClickLancashireThe visit follows an initial leg in Saudi Arabia, where he urged Islamic leaders to confront extremism. The worldwide community doesn't recognize Israeli sovereignty over east Jerusalem and Palestinians regard it as the future capital of an independent ...and more »

Saudis on Trump's anti-Islamic rhetoric: Just a gimmick to win votes - McClatchy Washington Bureau;

Saudis on Trump's anti-Islamic rhetoric: Just a gimmick to win votes - McClatchy Washington Bureau

McClatchy Washington BureauSaudis on Trump's anti-Islamic rhetoric: Just a gimmick to win votesMcClatchy Washington BureauDonald Trump described Muslims as sick people who have hatred on their minds and he proposed banning them from entering the United States. Yet surprisingly, many people in Saudi Arabia, a nation considered the birthplace of Islam where citizens are ...and more »

Commentary: Dare I say it: Trump did something right - Verde Independent;

Commentary: Dare I say it: Trump did something right - Verde Independent

Verde IndependentCommentary: Dare I say it: Trump did something rightVerde IndependentWASHINGTON -- A terrible thing happened this week. No, not one of the same old terrible things -- wars in Syria and Afghanistan or terrorist bombings in big cities -- but a new terrible thing. President Donald J. Trump, he of the loose lips that sink ...and more »

5 Takeaways From Trump's First Foreign Trip As President - 90.5 WESA;

5 Takeaways From Trump's First Foreign Trip As President - 90.5 WESA

90.5 WESA5 Takeaways From Trump's First Foreign Trip As President90.5 WESABritish Prime Minister Theresa May, U.S. President Donald Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg listen to Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel as he speaks during a working dinner meeting at the NATO headquarters during a NATO summit ...and more »

Iran worries driving Arab states close to Israel - ClickLancashire;

Iran worries driving Arab states close to Israel - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireIran worries driving Arab states close to IsraelClickLancashirePresident Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed those behind the Manchester attack as "evil losers" and reiterated his call to drive out terrorists. Pointedly delivering his first foreign speech in Riyadh on Sunday, Trump praised the six-state Gulf ...and more »

Iran lashes back with reminder of Saudi link to 9/11 - ClickLancashire;

Iran lashes back with reminder of Saudi link to 9/11 - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireIran lashes back with reminder of Saudi link to 9/11ClickLancashire"This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects, or different civilizations", said the president, who has sought to ban travelers from six Muslim-majority countries. Speaking alongside Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Mr ...and more »

Rohani Tells Qatar: Iran Is Ready for Peace Talks With Arab Nations - Haaretz

Rohani Tells Qatar: Iran Is Ready for Peace Talks With Arab NationsHaaretzIn this picture taken on Monday, May 22, 2017, Iranian President Hassan Rohani speaks in his press conference in Tehran, Iran. Vahid Salemi/AP. Iran's Rohani takes Revolutionary Guards to task over anti-Israel slogans on missiles · Analysis It's the ...and more »

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

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

+972 MagazineForget negotiations, Israelis and Palestinians need an intervention+972 MagazineWhen 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 ...and more »

Trump's titanic foreign policy shift - Toronto Sun;

Trump's titanic foreign policy shift - Toronto Sun

Toronto SunTrump's titanic foreign policy shiftToronto SunThe Washington Post's legendary former publisher, Philip Graham, famously described journalism as the business of writing the "first rough draft of history." This week, as President Donald Trump gave a historic speech in Saudi Arabia before the leaders ...and more »