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DAY TWO: Trump Meets Abbas, Visits Holocaust & Israel Museum

Both sides will face tough decisions. Having insisted that he was capable of striking the "ultimate deal" for peace between Palestinians and Israelis, Trump made no mention of a two-state solution, which has always been considered internationally as the preferred solution but which Israel's right-wing government has publicly begun to shy away from.



Israeli Telecom Company Launches Trump Spoof Ad

Just in time for Donald Trump's visit, an Israeli telecom company released a TV commercial that mocks the American president. "I never mentioned the word or the name Israel", he said before meeting Prime Minister Netanyahu at the King David Hotel, in response to a question by a reporter.


Macron to be sworn in as president on Sunday

Macron to be sworn in as president on Sunday

Meanwhile, unions on Monday protested outside Paris' Place de la Republique claiming pro-business Macron was a traitor for threatening blue-collar worker protections with economic reforms, the Associated Press reported. President Xi Jinping congratulated Macron , saying the two countries share a "responsibility toward peace and development in the world". "Some will cast blank ballots, others will go fishing, others will vote for Marine Le Pen".


Congressman quits post in GOP group over health care bill

Congressman quits post in GOP group over health care bill

Some Tuesday Group members expressed frustration over compromising with conservatives on the AHCA and were critical of MacArthur for not including other moderate lawmakers in the negotiations with the Freedom Caucus. MacArthur told his colleagues in the meeting that he was no longer able to be a leader of the group. MacArthur cited the legislation in his resignation, noting that more than half of the 20 Republican "no" votes came from Tuesday Group members, even though those same members ...


South Korean Catholics hope new president can unify nation

South Korean Catholics hope new president can unify nation

He is also expected to name his prime minister, spy chief and presidential chief of staff Wednesday, his aides said. The Thaad deployment was agreed by Mr Moon's predecessor, conservative leader Park Guen-hye. Trump said the relationship is not simply good, but great, and that their two presidential election victories should be celebrated together, according to the report.


Trump 'hopeful' of brokering Middle-east peace deal

Trump 'hopeful' of brokering Middle-east peace deal

Jerusalem's vibrant Old City, a UNESCO world Heritage Site since 1981, is home to sites important to many different religions: the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa mosque for Muslims, Temple Mount and the Western Wall for Jews, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre for Christians.