KEITH: Trump was sharing the stage with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and reported back about his earlier meeting with the Palestinian leader, Abbas.
Religious leaders sang the praises of President Donald Trump for visiting Saudi Arabia and Israel, saying it showed "the great religions of the world" he is committed to a "lasting peace" in the Middle East.
What a fascinating time to observe President Donald Trump's first trip overseas.
But in his public remarks, Trump steered clear of any such language, and did not mention what has been the goal of U.S. diplomacy for two decades: a state of Israel and an independent Palestinian state co-existing side-by-side.
"The United States is here to help make that dream possible for young Jewish, Christian and Muslim children across the region", Trump said Tuesday as he stood alongside Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
"I think it's a choice to not create political difficulties for Netanyahu early in this process because of the strong opinions against a two-state solution in his cabinet", said former US ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro, who met recently with Trump's advisers. "But with determination, compromise, and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal". And could he succeed where others have failed?
PRESIDENT MAHMOUD ABBAS, Palestinian Authority (through interpreter): Our fundamental problem is with the occupation and settlements, and failure of Israel to recognize the state of Palestine, in the same way we recognize it.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a speech during the state memorial ceremony marking the 50 anniversary of the Six Day War and stressed the importance of the defense aid that Israel receives from America.
It also said the Palestinian cabinet called for more popular support for the prisoners who have been on hunger strike for 38 days. He's in the Middle East on his first overseas trip.
Trump "has made clear he's not interested in the two-state solution: He didn't mention it in Jerusalem or Bethlehem, and his national security adviser talks about self-determination", said Mkhaimar Abusada, a political scientist at Al-Azhar University in Gaza City. "I like you too", Trump said when the audience quieted.
The status of Jerusalem is the subject of a longstanding US policy debate - and it showed during Trump's trip.
It is fine to want Israel to have peace, but what about the Palestinians? While Trump benefits from growing Arab interest in working with Israel to counter Iran and the Islamic State group, Shapiro said, not much could be inferred from Israeli and Palestinian acquiescence to talks.
Herzog, meanwhile, implored Netanyahu to seize a "historic" opportunity for peace and downplayed the importance of moving the U.S. embassy to the city, which was a campaign promise made by Trump.
The drama didn't stop after the Trumps left Israel, either: A second video surfaced of Melania seeming to reject her husband's hand Tuesday after landing in Rome.
For the rest of next week things look to stay unsettled with a 40-50% chance for scattered showers and storms each afternoon. Going into Monday , the weather service puts the likelihood of heavy rain at 100-percent, with temperatures in the mid 60s.
A spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel told AFP he was not aware of any flight taking that course before. If negotiations were to resume, they needed to be about the core issues, not talks about talks, he said.
The private sector grew by 2.3 percent or 61,700 jobs, and the public sector increased by 2.6 percent, adding 14,800 jobs. The last time the USA unemployment rate was below 4.4. percent was when it was at 4.3 percent in May 2001, Gedney said.
Flynn's lawyers claimed an "escalating public frenzy" against the former aide justified declining the subpoena for his records. Brennan's testimony before the House intelligence committee on Tuesday comes one day after Mr.
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.
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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.
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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.
Moon took charge as the president of South Korea today, after the National Election Commission declared him victor yesterday. He has been cautious about the recent decision to deploy a controversial US anti-missile system in South Korea.
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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.
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.
Despite agreeing to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey declined to testify before the Judiciary Committee. The report said Comey wrote memos describing his interactions with Trump, which he believed were inappropriate.
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.
After a visit later Tuesday to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem , he is due to give a speech at the Israel Museum. And earlier this month, Turkish President Recep Erdogan said it would be "extremely ill-advised" for Trump to move the embassy.
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.
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.