Trump in Middle East: Symbols but little substance

He will meet privately with Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , between whom he has said he hopes to broker "the ultimate deal". Abbas also spoke of Palestinian insistence that all "final status issues" be resolved "based on worldwide law" and United Nations resolutions, as well as the Arab Peace Initiative first offered more than a decade ago.

President Trump Meets With Palestinian President Abbas

The White House said Trump, who called May from Jerusalem , offered USA assistance in the investigation of the attack at a packed pop concert in Manchester. Former Israeli ambassador to the Uniyed States Zalman Shoval says Trump's stop at the Western Wall sends a powerful message to the Palestinians, who deny Jewish biblical and historical ties to Jerusalem .

The Pope meets Donald Trump at the Vatican

He was joined by his wife Melania Trump , who had a veil on her head, in adherence to Vatican protocol. The President gave Francis a large blue box, which he said contained the writings of Rev. Trump's stance on these issues "violates the sanctity of life that people of all faiths and none hold so dear", said Maya Foa, director of the British judicial rights group Reprieve.

Trump Colludes in Public With Saudi Arabia Announcing Major Arms Deal

In reality, Trump had touched the globe as part of an inauguration ceremony for the Global Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology in Ridyah, Saudi Arabia on Sunday. The Obama administration's nuclear negotiations further fueled Gulf nations' worries about Iran's regional intentions, especially as it backs Shiite militias fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and supported the government of embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad that many had opposed through supporting rebel ...

Trump pushes for Mideast peace

As for follow-up, "The one thing that it probably will be is quiet and discreet", the official said. The parts of the speech offering a robust defense of Israel drew loud applause, which seemed to energize Trump on the second leg of his first foreign trip since taking office.