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Donald Trump: I want to prove there can be peace between Israelis and Palestinians -

Donald Trump said on Wednesday night that he wants to "prove wrong" those who doubt there can be peace between Israelis and Palestinians, and vowed to work to secure this "toughest deal". In their first meeting at the White House, Mr Trump and Mahmoud ...and more »

Trump urges Palestinians to make a deal - The Times

The White House has demanded that the Palestinian Authority stop paying hundreds of millions of dollars to the families of terrorists locked in Israeli prisons as President Trump began to chase what he called the world's toughest deal: Israeli ...and more »

Somebody in Hamas Got Scared, and This Sentence Was Deleted - Haaretz

One sentence from a draft of Hamas' new “Document of General Principles and Policies” that was leaked about a month ago stood out for the way it differed from the ordinary Palestinian discourse. The sentence was part of a paragraph about anti-Semitism ...and more »

Donald Trump tells Abbas 'we will get it done' on Israel-Palestinian peace deal - The Guardian

Donald Trump has committed the United States to helping Israel and the Palestinians reach peace, telling visiting Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas: “We will get it done.” Trump spoke after welcoming Abbas to the White House for a meeting aimed at ...and more »

Hamas accepts Palestinian state with 1967 borders -

Hamas has presented a new political document that accepts the formation of a Palestinian state along the 1967 borders, without recognising the statehood of Israel, and says that the conflict in Palestine is not a religious one. The positions were made ...and more »

Trump, Bullish on Mideast Peace, Will Need More Than Confidence - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Ever since Britain declared 100 years ago that there should be a Jewish homeland in Palestine, harmony has eluded that dry, benighted land. Presidents and kings and prime ministers and diplomats and special envoys have labored for a ...and more »

Trump 'Seriously Considering' Moving US Embassy To Jerusalem: Pence - Newsweek

Vice President Mike Pence says Donald Trump is “seriously considering” moving the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a move that would reverse six decades of American policy in the Middle East and inflame tensions in the Arab world ...and more »

The Palestinian president is visiting Washington. A new survey shows Americans divided on the peace process. - Washington Post

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas comes to Washington on Wednesday with a degree of cautious optimism that goes beyond flattering an American president who thrives on adoration. Simply being invited to meet with President Trump is an ...and more »

GOP Pressures Trump to Take Tough Stance With Mahmoud Abbas - New York Times

WASHINGTON — As President Trump hosts the Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas, at the White House on Wednesday for the first time, he faces enormous obstacles to his new peacemaking venture — including pressure from his own party to take a tougher ...and more »

Trump: Middle East Peace Is 'Not as Difficult as People Have Thought' - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. One of Donald Trump's great strengths is his ability to project confidence and bravado nearly constantly. The president is sometimes peevish, and he sometimes ...and more »