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Trump 'hopeful' of brokering Middle-east peace deal 23.5.2017 New Kerala: World News
Trump 'hopeful' of brokering Middle-east peace deal
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Trump wraps up Israel and West Bank visit, heads to Europe 23.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary
The Daily 202: Comey was not the only official to resist Trump entreaties 23.5.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Former CIA general counsel calls it ‘an appalling abuse of power’
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As Trump Visits Israel, How Can Palestine Negotiate Peace as Prisoners' Lives Are at Stake? 23.5.2017 Truthout.com
President Trump arrived in Bethlehem Tuesday during a two-day visit to Israel as part of his first trip abroad as president and vowed to do whatever necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians. This comes as Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza launched a general strike Monday to protest Trump's visit to Israel and Palestine and to show solidarity with Palestinian prisoners currently on hunger strike in Israeli jails. We get an update from Jerusalem, where Nathan Thrall of the International Crisis Group notes leaders on both sides are unsure what to expect from Trump, who made negative comments about Israel on the campaign trail. "That's really the locus of the fear on the Israeli side with respect to Trump," Thrall says. "It's the notion that he could really try and exert pressure on Israel, threaten real consequences in the US-Israeli relationship, if Israel were not to agree to, let's say, the outlines of an American proposal for a settlement of the conflict or the outlines of ...
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The Latest: Protests across Gaza as Trump visits Israel 23.5.2017 Washington Post: World
The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local):
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Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks 23.5.2017 AP Politics
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) -- A senior Palestinian official says he expects President Donald Trump's visit to the Holy Land to reopen a path toward resuming long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian negotiations....
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Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks 23.5.2017 Hindu: International
A senior Palestinian official says he expects President Donald Trump’s visit to the Holy Land to reopen a path toward resuming long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Mr. Trump is meeting Pale...
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Trump tweets: Thanks Netanyahu during Israel visit 23.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Trump urges Israelis and Palestinians to work together for peace 23.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

President Trump on Monday took in the sweeping history of Jerusalem’s Old City on a visit in which he hopes to make some of his own, urging Israeli and Palestinian leaders to take strides toward peace that have eluded U.S. leaders for decades.

Starting the second leg of his eight-day foreign trip,...

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Treading on sacred ground: Trump's visit venues are imbued with history, controversy 23.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Here, the stones can speak.

Perhaps nowhere else are the passions of the Israeli-Palestinian divide as plainly visible as in Jerusalem, the holy city both sides claim as their capital. With this visit, the second stop on his inaugural overseas trip as president, Donald Trump is treading on sacred...

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Why Trump's flight from Saudi Arabia to Israel is such a big deal 22.5.2017 Washington Post
Why Trump's flight from Saudi Arabia to Israel is such a big deal
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The Daily 202: Trump hypocrisy continues at home and abroad 22.5.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The do-as-I-say, not-as-I-do president seeks to cut the safety net while praising Islam
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Israelis, Arabs share ‘common cause’ against Iran: Trump 22.5.2017 Hindu: News
“We have before us a rare opportunity to bring security and stability and peace to this region and to its people.”
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On the Israeli and Palestinian streets: Shrugs, cynicism and dash of ‘crazy’ hope for Trump visit 22.5.2017 Washington Post
In a region that has seen U.S. peace efforts come and go, Trump’s bid meets a tough audience.
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Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike as Trump Visits Israel 20.5.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Demonstrators rally outside the Best Buy store in Manhattan's Union Square to support a mass hunger strike launched by Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli detention on April 21, 2017. (Photo: Joe Catron / Flickr ) As Donald Trump arrives in Israel, hundreds of Palestinian prisoners are participating in a hunger strike to protest their mistreatment. On April 17, Palestinian Prisoners' Day, approximately 1,500 prisoners began refusing food, ingesting only salt water. Will the US call Israel on its human rights violations? Demonstrators rally outside the Best Buy store in Manhattan's Union Square to support a mass hunger strike launched by Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli detention on April 21, 2017. (Photo: Joe Catron / Flickr ) This story was published only because of readers like you. Support independent journalism: Make a donation to Truthout today! As Donald Trump arrives in Israel, hundreds of Palestinian prisoners are participating in a hunger strike to protest their mistreatment. On ...
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The Daily 202: Echoes of Watergate as Trump flies to Middle East amid new Comey revelations 19.5.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Israel, surprisingly, has become the most awkward stop on the president’s first foreign trip
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Wading into murky waters, Trump trip to advocate religious unity 18.5.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Starting Friday, President Trump will address Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia as well as visit the Israel and the Vatican. But there's plenty that could go wrong.
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Wading Into Murky Waters, Trump Trip To Advocate Religious Unity 18.5.2017 NPR: Morning Edition
Starting Friday, President Trump will address Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia as well as visit the Israel and the Vatican. But there's plenty that could go wrong.
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Trump prepares to go abroad to 'spread' peace 17.5.2017 New Kerala: World News
Trump prepares to go abroad to 'spread' peace
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President Trump's aide comment on West Bank shock Israel 17.5.2017 New Kerala: World News
President Trump's aide comment on West Bank shock Israel
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