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Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks

He says, "there is no other way". In a stopover lasting 28 hours, Trump is to meet separately with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas . And so Trump is mixing religious symbolism with his substantive discussions. Several, including Naftali Bennett, the outspoken education minister, used the brief introduction to ask Mr Trump to deliver on his election campaign promise to move the United States embassy to Jerusalem (to whom Mr Trump ...


I'm working hard to finally achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace

I'm working hard to finally achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace

Palestinian factions in the central occupied West Bank city of Ramallah have called upon the Palestinian people to partake in a "Day of Rage" on Tuesday, during the planned visit by US President Donald Trump to the occupied Palestinian territory.


Texas congressman Al Green faces lynching threats after calling for Trump's impeachment

Texas congressman Al Green faces lynching threats after calling for Trump's impeachment

Republican U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona told "Fox News Sunday" he was left "speechless" by reports of Trump's remarks about Comey in the May 10 meeting with Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister and Sergei Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the United States."I don't know how to read it except that, I'm nearly speechless because I don't know why someone would say something like that", McCain said, adding that the president should never have met with the Russian officials.


Michael Flynn to decline Senate invite, source says

Michael Flynn to decline Senate invite, source says

Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination, the Associated Press , Wall Street Journal and Fox News reported, citing sources close to Flynn. Relying on the criminal contempt statute here raises an interesting question: Would Special Counsel Robert Mueller be considered the "appropriate United States attorney" for the purposes of congressional contempt referral, since the documents subpoenaed by Congress bear on those matters which are part of his ...


Korea to cease missile tests

Korea to cease missile tests

Foreign ministry spokesman Cho June-hyuck told a regular briefing: "The fact that Trump said he will not have talks for the sake of talks reiterated our joint stance that we are open to dialogue but the right situation must be formed". North Korean state media reported the election of the South's new left-leaning president Moon Jae-In after a two-day delay, but at unusual length.