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"But what you are pointing to is that the pendulum may be swinging too far", Maloney said. Yet Trump may still need to engage in some delicate diplomacy following revelations that he disclosed highly classified intelligence Israel obtained about the Islamic State with top Russian officials, without Israel's permission. The demonstrations are meant to draw attention to a month-long hunger strike by hundreds of prisoners being held by Israel and to protest what many Palestinians say is unfair USA support for Israel.

Saudi Arabia rolled out the red carpet for US President Donald Trump on his inaugural overseas trip, but a moment involving a glowing orb had observers scratching their heads.

"Terrorism has spread all across the world". The regime that is responsible for so much instability in that region.

During the presidential campaigns ahead of elections, Trump had repeatedly condemned the 2015 nuclear agreement with Tehran and had promised to 'dismantle the disastrous mistake'.

The tweet also included a screen shot of text from President Trump's speech in Riyadh on Sunday to leaders of the Muslim world.

In a historic speech to leaders from 50 Muslim countries, Mr. Trump described the struggle against Islamic extremists as a "battle between good and evil". A White House official blamed Trump's fatigue for the switch.

Think about that: the American president went from demanding that Saudis pay us more to offering to help Saudis pay us less. Trump touched it in prayer and, adhering to tradition, placed a note in a deep crevice.

Celtics complete comeback to stun Cavs at buzzer
The Cavaliers dropped to 10-1 in the post-season with their first loss since game four of last year's finals against Golden State. Bradley finished with 20 points, making 8 of 23 field goal attempts including 3 of 8 from beyond the arc. "He knows that.

Preparing the ground for Trump-Abbas meet today in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Israeli ministers on Sunday approved certain measures aimed at improving the Palestinian economy and facilitating crossings to ease movement of Palestinians at the request of U.S. administration, local media reported.

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged $100 million to a women's business fund supported by Ivanka Trump, daughter of the president who Monday wound up a visit to Riyadh.

White House aides have played down expectations for significant progress on the peace process during Mr Trump's stop, casting it as more symbolic than substantive. Tillerson referred to the visit as "a moment in time" and suggested that the USA would take a more active role in the future in brokering a deal if both sides make serious commitments. Trump threatened the NATO alliance, only to back off when he met with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg, Trump clashed with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, until it was time to see Turnbull in person.

"I am gone from Twitter for like a few hours, and now Trump is a holding a Palantír!" The King. We had an unbelievable two days and their feeling towards Israel is really very positive. We believe you're willing.

The status of Jerusalem is one of the most sensitive and complex issues within the Middle East conflict and no country in the world now has its embassy there. According to one report, this is not meant to be a general Arab alliance, but rather a "unified Sunni coalition of countries" intended to counter Iran.

The President singled out Iran as a key source of financial backing for extremists.

Trump is seeking to ease concerns that his policies wouldn't be as beneficial to Israel as once believed.

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