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Trump accused of 'Iranophobia' as he lands in Israel

Trump accused of 'Iranophobia' as he lands in Israel

The donation raised some eyebrows, since candidate Trump regularly excoriated the Clinton Foundation for accepting donations from repressive Middle East regimes such as Saudi Arabia.

"This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects, or different civilisations", he said.

Zarif indicated that Trump had during his Saudi Arabia visit milked his hosts of hundreds of billions of dollars in business deals.

During a speech in Riyadh on Sunday in which he urged Arab and Islamic leaders to do their share to defeat Islamist militants, Trump referred to "Islamic extremism", although advance excerpts had him saying "Islamist extremism".

Speaking after meeting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, Mr Trump said the U.S. and Israel faced "common threats - from [IS] and other terrorist groups, to countries like Iran that sponsor terrorism and fund and foment bad violence".

Trump arrives in Israel in search of 'the ultimate deal'
Israeli Prime Minister has always been known as an opponent of the nuclear deal signed between Iran and major world powers. At least one person was reportedly injured at the Qalandia checkpoint near Jerusalem .

Trump, visiting the kingdom at the start of his first foreign tour since taking office, told dozens of Muslim leaders invited to Riyadh for a special summit that he brought "a message of friendship and hope and love".

It remains to be seen whether Mr Trump's speech will gain the same kind of impact that Mr Obama made in his remarks in Cairo in 2009.

The First Daughter, her senior advisor husband Jared Kushner, and the First Lady Melania Trump have accompanied President Trump on his first overseas trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican.

Trump pushed back against these reports, denouncing them as "fake news" and tweeting that he had "not spoken to Roger in a long time".

B'nai B'rith in a statement issued Sunday evening praised Trump for calling on Arab nations to join in the fight against Islamic terrorism and for "challenging the Arab world to unite in confronting Iran - the largest state sponsor of global terror". "It is a government that speaks openly of mass murder, vowing the destruction of Israel, death to America, and ruin for many leaders and nations in this very room". "Drive them out! Drive them out of your places of worship, drive them out of your communities, drive them out of your holy land and drive them out of this earth".

Trump asked intelligence officials to deny evidence of Russian Federation collusion
Jackie Speier, a Democrat from California, invoked Caputo's name as part of a "tarantula web" of links to Russian Federation. During a March 20 House Intelligence hearing featuring then-FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Mike Rogers, Rep.

Trump offered few indications of whether he planned to shift United States policy to better fight terrorism. "Love your shoes. Boy, those shoes", he said.

President Trump is also expected to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas while in the region.

Before the speech, Trump held individual meetings with leaders of several nations, including Egypt and Qatar.

"I think that would be a bad abdication of our global leadership when it comes to advocating for people who are the subject of persecution, or imprisoned, or journalists that are thrown in jail, or people not allowed to practice their faith", Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said on CNN. A source confirmed to CNN that Stone was among those who advised the President to fire former FBI Director James Comey, which Politico first reported.

Pres. Trump Visit to Israel
The last round of peace talks, led by then-President Barack Obama and his secretary of state, John Kerry, fell apart in 2014. Both he and Trump wore black kippahs, the skull caps worn by religious Jews and by others as a mark of respect.


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