On the other hand, if people like Jerry Falwell and Donald Trump are so pro-Israel, that stance must be suspect somehow to professional lefties.
On the second leg of his Middle East trip after visiting Saudi Arabia, Trump also made a visit to the Western Wall in East Jerusalem. He's a member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanayu's Likud party, but has been shunned.
A spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel told AFP he was not aware of any flight taking that course before. As this fine analysis by Ishaan Tharoor explains, Trump is bound to be disappointed in his quest to broker a peace deal, not least because his buddy Netanyahu's interests are served just as well by keeping the status quo.
Trump's visit to Jerusalem has been laden with religious symbolism. He did not way in Israeli settlements, the status of Jerusalem or even whether the US would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the Palestinians sovereign territory. If negotiations were to resume, they needed to be about the core issues, not talks about talks, he said.
While several small groups of Palestinians protests against the USA leaders visit demanding his intervention on the issue of hunger striking Palestinian prisoners, banners hailing the American President as "Man of Peace" were also seen around the city. He says that "our main problem is with the occupation and settlements".
Trump also expressed optimism that he can help facilitate peace between Israel and Palestinians. More than a decade ago, Israel built a separation barrier in the West Bank, saying it is a defense against Palestinian militants who carried out deadly attacks.
The president is in the midst of a five-stop foreign trip that will also take him to the Vatican for an audience with Pope Francis, Brussels and Sicily. After welcoming remarks by Netanyahu and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, Trump took the podium and said his visit to the region is a "rare opportunity" to bring peace and stability. Washington has never recognised Israeli sovereignty over parts of the Old City seized in the 1967 war. In Bethlehem, demonstrators in support of the hunger strikers gathered in Manger Square, opposite the Church of the Nativity, which President Trump is scheduled to visit later in the day.
In his comments to Netanyahu, Trump mentioned a growing Iranian influence in conflicts in Syria, Yemen and Iraq, where it either backs Shi'ite fighters or has sent its own forces.
He also faces mounting difficulties at home, where he is struggling to contain a scandal after firing James Comey as FBI director two weeks ago, and a widening investigation into his administration's connections to Russian Federation.
That's the first public reaction from Ariana Grande to the explosion outside of her concert in Manchester , England Monday night. Those attacks killed 130 people, including dozens trapped inside an Eagles of Death Metal concert in the Bataclan theatre .
Crosby took a nasty spill in the first period when he was slammed into the end boards head-first while he tangled with Carlson. Another stunning collapse -this one in five games- may have caused total reconstruction of the Capitals organization.
Joe Lieberman gives a "thumbs-up" as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 17, 2017. President Trump admitted he thought his firing of FBI Director James Comey would be positively viewed by both sides.
In the early to mid-20th century, Ringling, which merged with Barnum & Bailey in 1919, was a much-anticipated event. "It is sad that the show is closing because this is 'The Greatest Show on Earth , '" Evans said.
Chicago's Eddie Butler lasted three-plus innings in his second start of the season, allowing two runs, three hits and five walks. Manager Craig Counsell made the announcement Friday before Milwaukee's series opener at Wrigley Field against the Cubs.
The statues would be put in storage while the city looks for a suitable place to display them, the mayor has said. The city plans to leave the column where Lee's statue stood intact and will mount public art in its place.
Soon you'll be able to order pizza, shop for clothes, or maybe pay your utility bills using Telegram bots. The update includes three major features: video messaging , bot payments , and Instant View ...
And this is thought to have helped Mr Rouhani, who received close to 23 million votes out of the 40 million that were cast. Hashemitaba was among the first to predict an outright win for Rouhani as he offered his congratulations Saturday morning.
The Cabinet official said he will discuss with other members of the economic team - Budget Secretary Benjamin M. People who sell tobacco products in banned places could be jailed for up to three years, the order said.
Another full-back, Danny Rose, remains out. "We've got the team, we've got the belief, so next season hopefully it's our year". To do that, they have to do more than keep their current squad together - they need to invest in it, and strengthen.
Brazilian President Michel Temer refused to resign on Thursday despite being implicated in corruption allegations. The Brazilian real tumbled on allegations Mr Temer condoned bribery payments to a witness in a corruption probe.
Liu spoke to reporters after emergency Security Council consultations behind closed doors on the North's latest missile test. Under UN resolutions North Korea is barred from developing nuclear and ballistic missile technology.
Adele set her felled record in 2012 when she won awards including top artist, top female artist and top pop artist. This soaring anthem was the best-selling single of 1998 and won Dion three Billboard Music Awards back then.
The Preakness was the first time Always Dreaming was running back on two weeks' rest; he had a five-week gap going into the Derby. It was the first career Triple Crown win for Brown. "He ran so hard in the Derby and today just wasn't his day", said Pletcher.
Given the trend of nostalgia and reboots, it should come to no surprise that the Terminator franchise will be receiving more life. Speaking to Screen in Cannes, [.] Schwarzenegger confirmed that he will star in a new Terminator film produced by James Cameron.
As at most telecommunications companies, AT&T's wireless business is growing faster and is more profitable than its wireline side. The CWA estimates that AT&T cut roughly 12,000 call center jobs in America and created the same in some foreign country.
McConnell says a Senate Intelligence Committee investigation into the Russian effort to affect the election will also proceed. He has spent part of his time as the co-chairman of a group called No Labels that seeks solutions by both political parties.