Tillerson embraces Middle East linkage theory - ClickLancashire

Trump 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 ...

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

Donald 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 ...

President Trump concludes whirlwind overseas tour - ClickLancashire

"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 ...

Duty of all countries to get rid of Terrorism - ClickLancashire

"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 ...

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 ...

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

Herzog: “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).

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

President 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 ...

Over 10000 attend rally for 'Two States, One Hope' in Tel Aviv - i24NEWS (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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

Israeli 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 ...

Trump says Netanyahu, Abbas assured him they are ready for peace - i24NEWS (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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

Donald 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 ...

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

WASHINGTON -- 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 ...

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

British 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 ...

Iran worries driving Arab states close to Israel - ClickLancashire

President 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 ...

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

"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 ...

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

In 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 ...

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 ...

Trump's titanic foreign policy shift - Toronto Sun

The 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 ...