Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details
Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details
President Reuven Rivlin opening Jerusalem Day celebrations at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City
30 May, 2017, 07:15
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Cabinet, along with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, awaited Trump on the tarmac, fresh from quarrels over how much Israel is prepared to compromise for peace and wary of the deals the US president struck over the weekend in a mass meeting with Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia.
"So many young, lovely innocent people living and enjoying their lives, murdered by evil losers in life", Trump said, echoing the theme he presented during his meetings with Arab leaders in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
After Israel, Trump's marathon maiden foreign trip will take him to the Vatican for an audience with Pope Francis, to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and to Sicily for a meeting of leaders of the Group of Seven major industrial nations.
Trump is heard telling Mrs. Netanyahu his wife was an admirer, and she was quick to return the compliment.
The 110-billion-dollar arms deal between the USA and Saudi Arabia not only would not contribute to security in Southwest Asia, but would lead to insecurity and tensions in the region, which is the world's hub of energy, Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi, a top military aide to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said Tuesday.
The moment was abrupt interruption of an otherwise warm and smooth welcome for Trump to the Holy Land.
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But Trump's historic gestures in Jerusalem were shadowed even here by reminders of tumult back home.
Netanyahu played it down, saying that U.S.
Mauricio Guerra, a Mexican tourist, was shocked to find he and his family wouldn't be able to visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, believed to be the site of Jesus's crucifixion and burial, because of Mr Trump.
Trump was joined by first lady Melania Trump, son-in-law Jared Kushner and daughter Ivanka Trump.
Earlier Monday, on Trump's first visit to Israel as president, he said he sees a growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a "common cause" with Israel in their determination to counter threats posed by Iran. Trump touched it in prayer and, adhering to tradition, placed a note in a deep crevice. -Israeli intelligence cooperation is "terrific", attempting to dismiss concerns that the incident violated the confidentiality of an agreement with Israel. The U.S. has never recognized Israeli sovereignty over parts of the Old City seized in the 1967 war. But it was another stark reminder for the president that his troubles at home, including the investigation of his ties to Russian Federation and his firing of FBI Director James Comey, have followed him across the ocean on his multi-nation journey. The Trump administration drew the ire of some Israelis this week when officials declined to state that the Western Wall was part of Israel, as has been US policy. Still, White House officials had downplayed the prospects for a breakthrough on his trip, saying it was important to manage ambitions as they wade into terrain that has tripped up more-experienced diplomats. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaking to reporters onboard Air Force One, said the U.S. could provide clarifications to Israel about the disclosure but said, "I don't know that there's anything to apologize for".
In a separate comment reflecting heated rhetoric between Tehran and Riyadh, former commander of the Revolutionary Guard, Mohsen Rezaei tweeted: "Terrorist explosion in Manchester is the result of Trump's sword dance with the chief of terrorists".
Global aid group Save the Children expressed concern that the call for civilians to leave could expose them to additional danger. Iraqi forces announced the beginning of the final push on the last IS strongholds in Mosul Saturday.
Sofia Coppola took home the prize for best director and became the second woman to win the award in Cannes history. The prestigious Palme d'Or is to be handed out, having been chosen from a selection of 19 films in competition .
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Samoilova was banned from entering Ukraine for three years because of her visit to Crimea in 2015 without a permit from Kiev . The fado-tinged song " Amar Pelos Dois " was performed by 27-year-old Salvador Sobral , who is awaiting a heart transplant.
More information is emerging about Salman Abedi , the man who murdered 22 people outside an Ariana Grande concert . Very wicked, to target that sort of thing", the 91-year-old monarch told 14-year-old Evie Mills and her parents.
Queensland Police Union president Ian Leavers said the officer was shot "simply trying to apprehend a wanted person". After the attack Maddison fled to a farm shed near Gatton, where he's been holed up since 4pm Monday.
Leon spent the 2016 season in the Mexican League before signing as minor league free agent last winter. "I was actually sleeping". The third inning was his first 1-2-3 inning getting Cabrera to fly out and striking out Martinez and Upton.
Among names being bandied around for the top job in Macron's first government, speculation mostly centered on Edouard Philippe . When Britain leaves the bloc in 2019, France will be the EU's only member with nuclear weapons and a permanent seat on the U.N.
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