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The trigger for US-Saudi ties

The trigger for US-Saudi ties

Palestinians and Muslims may not see how Trump will support their nations, but his actions so far paint a clearer portrait of a president who is not what his critics claim him to be. "He also said the wall was the reason Israel doesn't have any Mexicans". He travels on to Brussels in the afternoon before flying back to Italy late Thursday for a G7 summit on Friday and Saturday.

Washington announced a $110-billion USA sale of ships, tanks and the latest anti-missile systems to Saudi Arabia on Saturday as Trump began a two-day visit to the Gulf state before travelling on to Israel.

The First Lady didn't seem to be interested in walking hand-in-hand with her husband, alongside the Israeli prime minister and his wife.

In his meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin Monday, Trump also discussed the peace process without mentioning a two-state solution.

"I also firmly believe that if Israel and the Palestinians can make peace, it can begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East and that will be an incredible accomplishment".

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The military says he is still wounded from a January air strike and the fierce Maute resistance is aimed at protecting him. A photograph from one resident showed a black flag flying in Marawi that looked similar to that of Islamic State .

He added, "First the two-state solution must exist and be implemented".

Speaking in the Middle East on his first foreign trip, Trump said he would not call those responsible "monsters, because they would like that term".

US President Donald Trump said that shared concern about Iran was driving Israel and many Arab states closer and demanded that Tehran immediately cease military and financial backing of "terrorists and militias".

Abbas said the Palestinians' struggle is not with the Jewish religion, asserting that the "fundamental problem is with the occupation, the settlements and Israel's failure to recognize Palestine". "We solve the Israeli-Palestinian peace dilemma, we start solving a lot of the peace throughout the Middle East region", he explained. "The president notably avoided all of the thorny issues that have stymied peace efforts for decades", The Associated Press noted.

"I had a meeting this morning with President Abbas and can tell you that the Palestinians are ready to reach for peace", Mr Trump said in a speech toward the end of his visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories as part of his maiden trip overseas as president.

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The threat assessment was raised to its highest level on Tuesday after Monday night's Manchester suicide bomb attack. The New York Times , which first published the photos, did not disclose where it obtained the images.

As many as 400 police were deployed overnight, Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said early Tuesday. The measures included extending the operating hours of the Allenby Bridge border crossing between the West Bank and Jordan, expanding a West Bank industrial zone and allowing Palestinian construction in areas of the West Bank under full Israeli control.

Netanyahu, for his part, got his government to approve a series of modest gestures to ease conditions for the Palestinians in the West Bank on the eve of Trump's visit. The militant group Hamas controls the Gaza Strip.

In a speech before he flew to Rome for a high-profile meeting with Pope Francis, Trump offered a forceful defence of the Jewish state and pledged to protect the country from Iran. But on the major set pieces, Trump exceeded low expectations.

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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Arsene Wenger speaks! "It was an outstanding performance from the first minute onwards". "This team has suffered", said Wenger. Wenger feels class has been somewhat lacking in some of the terrace demonstrations against him and his team this season .


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