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Despite his anti-Islam rhetoric, Trump will find a warm welcome in Saudi Arabia - Bradenton Herald

Despite his anti-Islam rhetoric, Trump will find a warm welcome in Saudi ArabiaBradenton HeraldAs a private citizen, businessman and presidential candidate, Donald Trump unleashed a long series of blistering attacks on the oil-rich kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He accused the nation of blowing up the World Trade Center, treating women like slaves and ...and more »

Air Force One departs for Trump's first foreign trip - Washington Examiner;

Air Force One departs for Trump's first foreign trip - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerAir Force One departs for Trump's first foreign tripWashington ExaminerIvanka Trump, Jared Kushner and first lady Melania Trump accompanied the president, along with other advisers. Trump will spend the next eight days traveling to Saudi Arabia, Israel and Brussels. He will also attend NATO and G-7 summits. Before leaving ...and more »

Trump leaves tumult at home, will visit Middle East, Europe - Toledo Blade;

Trump leaves tumult at home, will visit Middle East, Europe - Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeTrump leaves tumult at home, will visit Middle East, EuropeToledo BladeWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's maiden international trip, a five-stop marathon across the Middle East and Europe, has long loomed as a crucial first test abroad for the chaos-courting president. That was before he fired his FBI director — and ...and more »

Trump sets off for ME, Europe - The Daily Star

Trump sets off for ME, EuropeThe Daily StarWith turmoil enveloping his administration at home, President Donald Trump headed abroad yesterday for a trip the White House hopes will shift focus away from domestic controversies and on to his foreign policy agenda. Trump was scheduled to leave for ...and more »

Kushner personally intervened in $110 billion arms deal to get Saudi Arabia a better price - Business Insider;

Kushner personally intervened in $110 billion arms deal to get Saudi Arabia a better price - Business Insider

Business InsiderKushner personally intervened in $110 billion arms deal to get Saudi Arabia a better priceBusiness InsiderPresident Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, personally intervened in a $110 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia to get the Saudis a better deal, The New York Times reported on Thursday. US officials say the Trump administration planned to ...and more »

US to announce $110 billion Saudi arms sale as Trump visits - Fall River Herald News;

US to announce $110 billion Saudi arms sale as Trump visits - Fall River Herald News

Fall River Herald NewsUS to announce $110 billion Saudi arms sale as Trump visitsFall River Herald NewsThe Trump administration plans to announce $110 billion in advanced military equipment sales and training to Saudi Arabia this weekend as President Donald Trump visits the country, officials said Friday. By The Associated Press. WASHINGTON — The ...and more »

Top Saudi Cleric 'Blesses' Trump-Muslim Summit - NDTV;

Top Saudi Cleric 'Blesses' Trump-Muslim Summit - NDTV

NDTVTop Saudi Cleric 'Blesses' Trump-Muslim SummitNDTVIn his Friday sermon, the imam of the holy city of Mecca, Sheikh Saleh bin Hamid, praised the "blessed meeting that will bring together brothers and friends" on Sunday. World | Agence France-Presse | Updated: May 19, 2017 22:48 IST. by Taboola by Taboola.and more »

Should Melania Trump wear headscarf in Saudi Arabia? Donald circa 2015 seems to think so - Press Herald

Should Melania Trump wear headscarf in Saudi Arabia? Donald circa 2015 seems to think soPress HeraldMelania and Ivanka Trump listen as the president peaks before signing H.R. 321 – a bill directing NASA to encourage women and girls to study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, pursue careers in aerospace, and advance the nation's space ...and more »

US Inciting Human Rights Violations by Selling Arms to Saudi Arabia - Watchdog - Sputnik International;

US Inciting Human Rights Violations by Selling Arms to Saudi Arabia - Watchdog - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalUS Inciting Human Rights Violations by Selling Arms to Saudi Arabia - WatchdogSputnik InternationalSaudi Arabia and the United States are expected to announce a $350 billion arms deal during US President Donald Trump's visit, one of the largest weapons sales in US history, emboldening further human rights violations in the region, a prominent human ...and more »

A market 'starting to give up' is watching Trump's foreign trip closely - CNBC;

A market 'starting to give up' is watching Trump's foreign trip closely - CNBC

CNBCA market 'starting to give up' is watching Trump's foreign trip closelyCNBCTrump's visit to the Middle East starts in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, with markets watching intently. Despite more bad headlines this week, the stock market has remained resilient and on path to post just modest losses. Jeff Cox | @JeffCoxCNBCcom.and more »

Melania Trump makes her international debut as first lady - WCTI12.com;

Melania Trump makes her international debut as first lady - WCTI12.com

WCTI12.comMelania Trump makes her international debut as first ladyWCTI12.com(CNN) - While most of the focus for the next nine days will be on President Donald Trump as he makes his first international trip as commander in chief, there will be plenty of eyes on first lady Melania Trump, also set to bow on the global stage. "I ...and more »

Travel ban architect writing Trump's speech on Islam - News8000.com - WKBT;

Travel ban architect writing Trump's speech on Islam - News8000.com - WKBT

News8000.com - WKBTTravel ban architect writing Trump's speech on IslamNews8000.com - WKBTStephen Miller, President Trump's senior adviser for policy, has a lengthy history with anti-Muslim rhetoric. Travel ban architect writing Trump's speech on Islam NBC via CNN. Stephen Miller, President Trump's senior adviser for policy, has a lengthy ...and more »

In Riyadh, Saudis Are Hopeful Donald Trump's Visit Can Reboot US Relations - TIME;

In Riyadh, Saudis Are Hopeful Donald Trump's Visit Can Reboot US Relations - TIME

TIMEIn Riyadh, Saudis Are Hopeful Donald Trump's Visit Can Reboot US RelationsTIMEThe billboards show the two smiling leaders side by side: President Donald Trump on the left, King Salman on the right. The slogan beneath reads, 'Together we prevail.' The signs, along with others pairing the U.S. and Saudi flags, can be seen ...and more »

Saudi Arabia Ready to Serve Steak and Ketchup: How Nations Prepared for President Trump's First Foreign Trip - PEOPLE.com;

Saudi Arabia Ready to Serve Steak and Ketchup: How Nations Prepared for President Trump's First Foreign Trip - PEOPLE.com

PEOPLE.comSaudi Arabia Ready to Serve Steak and Ketchup: How Nations Prepared for President Trump's First Foreign TripPEOPLE.comLet him eat steak. White House aides are reportedly nervous about how President Donald Trump will manage the pressures of foreign travel on his high-stakes, nine-day tour that kicked off Friday. But according to a new report, he'll have at least one ...and more »

Three things to watch on Donald Trump's foreign trip - Madison.com;

Three things to watch on Donald Trump's foreign trip - Madison.com

Madison.comThree things to watch on Donald Trump's foreign tripMadison.comDuring his first stop in Saudi Arabia, the president will meet with Saudi officials, as well as members of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Trump plans to deliver a speech on the topic of Islam. Will he use the phrase “radical Islamic terrorism?” Where ...and more »

As Trump Pushes Massive Saudi Weapons Deal, Yemenis Suffer from Cholera, War, and Famine - Common Dreams;

As Trump Pushes Massive Saudi Weapons Deal, Yemenis Suffer from Cholera, War, and Famine - Common Dreams

Common DreamsAs Trump Pushes Massive Saudi Weapons Deal, Yemenis Suffer from Cholera, War, and FamineCommon DreamsCholera patients line the halls of Yemen's few medical facilities, less than 45 percent of which are fully functional after two years of war. (Photo: Mohammed Hamoud/IRIN News). President Donald Trump will arrive in Saudi Arabia on Friday bearing a ...and more »

Trump's attorney tried to get him out of certifying his 2016 financial disclosure - The Week Magazine

Trump's attorney tried to get him out of certifying his 2016 financial disclosureThe Week MagazinePresident Trump sets off Friday on his first foreign tour since taking office, making five stops in four countries over eight days. Joined by first lady Melania Trump and a large retinue of advisers, Trump will visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy, and ...and more »

Trump says trip abroad all about 'strongly protecting American interests' - Washington Times;

Trump says trip abroad all about 'strongly protecting American interests' - Washington Times

Washington TimesTrump says trip abroad all about 'strongly protecting American interests'Washington TimesPresident Donald Trump accompanied by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, arrives for a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, May, 18th, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) more >. Print. By S.A. Miller - The ...and more »

Trump is visiting Saudi Arabia. Can you find it on a map? - PRI;

Trump is visiting Saudi Arabia. Can you find it on a map? - PRI

PRITrump is visiting Saudi Arabia. Can you find it on a map?PRIPresident Donald Trump meets with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., on March 14, 2017. Credit: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters. After a tumultuous week, the ...and more »

Prince Jared Prepares for Saudi Arabia - Vanity Fair;

Prince Jared Prepares for Saudi Arabia - Vanity Fair

Vanity FairPrince Jared Prepares for Saudi ArabiaVanity FairUnder siege from all sides, President Donald Trump has been seething in the Oval Office, as the headlines surrounding the investigation into his campaign's ties to Russia have reached a fever pitch. In offices around his, staffers on edge have been ...and more »