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23 May 2017 10:10 PM By throwing America's lot in with Sunni Arabs, does Trump miss opportunities with Iran?

On his first official trip to the Middle East, President Trump has resoundingly thrown America’s lot in with Sunni Arab states and cast Shiite Iran as a global pariah, even as Iranians reelected a president who has offered to work with the West. During his two days in Riyadh, Trump’s full-throated support for the autocratic monarchies in Saudi Arabia 40

23 May 2017 7:34 PM Trump Leaves Middle East With Hope for Peace, but No Plan for It

“This is a visit that has no substance,” said Khalil Shikaki, a Palestinian pollster and political analyst. That does not mean, he and others were quick to add, that the quick trip to Israel and the occupied territories, on Mr. Trump’s first foray abroad, was not useful in building bridges, in setting a different tone, in showing Israelis full support 151

23 May 2017 3:44 PM Trump in Middle East: Symbols but little substance

President Donald Trump brought with him to Jerusalem most of his top advisers, dozens of vehicles and his own helicopters. The White House booked the entire King David Hotel for the president and his entourage. The Israeli and Palestinian authorities cleared the main roads of Jerusalem and Bethlehem for the movements of his armed and mighty motorcade 37

23 May 2017 1:39 PM Trump wants Mideast peace ‘compromise’ but says won’t be easy

US President Donald Trump called on Israelis and Palestinians to make compromises for peace Tuesday as he wrapped up a closely watched visit, but offered no specifics on how he would resolve the decades-old conflict. In a speech toward the end of his visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories, Trump offered a forceful defence of the Jewish state 31

23 May 2017 11:38 AM World leaders condemn Manchester attack

Paris - World leaders on Tuesday expressed shock and horror at the suicide bombing in Manchester which killed at least 22 people, including children. President Jacob Zuma has condemned the bomb attack in Manchester, UK in which 22 people, most of them children, were killed. Any act of violence had no place in society, he said in a statement on Tuesday 48

23 May 2017 8:25 AM Trump heads for Bethlehem to see Palestinian leader

Donald Trump makes the short trip from Jerusalem to Bethlehem Tuesday to meet Mahmud Abbas, who hopes to convince the unpredictable US president to remain committed to an independent Palestinian state. His talks in Bethlehem with the Palestinian president come after Trump on Monday made a heavily symbolic visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem and met Israeli 60

22 May 2017 5:09 PM Trump lashes out at Iran during Jerusalem visit

Jerusalem - US President Donald Trump visited Jerusalem and the Western Wall on Monday as he sought ways to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, but also used the opportunity to again lash out at Iran. Trump became the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall in the disputed city, placing his hand on one of the most sacred sites in Judaism 41

22 May 2017 1:31 PM Trump opens first visit to Israel as president

Tel Aviv – US President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel on Monday, a two-day stop aimed at testing the waters for jumpstarting the dormant Middle East peace process. Trump arrived in Israel from Saudi Arabia, where he basked in the lavish welcome he received from the kingdom's royal family. The president received a warm airport welcome 39

20 May 2017 1:22 AM At a White House in crisis, Trump looks increasingly isolated

President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans in Congress are showing signs of going their own way, both on politics and policy, determined to salvage what they can of their agenda on healthcare and tax reform in the wake of one of the most difficult weeks of any American presidency. At the same time, Trump's failure to fill senior roles at federal agencies 31

19 May 2017 6:11 PM The Daily 202: Echoes of Watergate as Trump flies to Middle East amid new Comey revelations

THE BIG IDEA: Donald Trump goes wheels up at 2:10 p.m. for Riyadh. His nine-day tour will then take him to Jerusalem, the West Bank, Rome, Brussels, and Sicily. Walter Pincus, who has one of the longest memories in Washington, sees parallels between the president’s first foreign trip and a journey Richard Nixon took to the Middle East as Watergate consumed 171