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Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking

He said he was keen to "keep the door open to dialogue with our Israeli neighbours to build confidence and create a real opportunity for peace". During his first overseas trip, Trump delivered a speech Sunday in Saudi Arabia that urged Islamic leaders to "drive out" terrorists, and on a visit Monday to Israel, became the first sitting US president to pray at the Western Wall.


Trump to pope: 'I won't forget what you said'

Trump to pope: 'I won't forget what you said'

Francis smiled faintly as he greeted Trump outside the study and was not as outgoing as he sometimes is with visiting heads of state. The Trump team is due to fly to Brussels on Wednesday afternoon for meetings with European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officials before returning to Italy late Thursday for the G7 summit in Sicily on Friday and Saturday.


Manchester Police Arrest Suspect After Explosion At Ariana Grande Concert

Manchester Police Arrest Suspect After Explosion At Ariana Grande Concert

It's not yet clear what role they may have played in the attack, but police are investigating if bombing suspect Salman Abedi acted alone or if he was part of a larger network. leaks compromised the investigation but said it was crucial for United Kingdom authorities to have control over the flow of information. Families are sadly identifying more victims from the Ariana Grande concert attack.



Donald Trump meets Pope Francis at The Vatican

In Israel, Trump reaffirmed his commitment to strong ties with the longtime USA ally and urged Israelis and the Palestinians to work harder toward peace. Before parting ways, Trump thanked Francis and said, "I won't forget what you said". The demonstrators centred their protests on President Trump's environmental and immigration policies.



Trump wants ME peace 'compromise' but admits won't be easy

Naftali Bennett, leader of the rightist Jewish Home party, a key member of Netanyahu's governing coalition, summed up the prevailing mood among officials in the wake of Trump's visit . Ahead of the trip, a Trump official got in a heated argument with Israelis after claiming the Kotel was "part of the West Bank". Trump had more success in making physical contact with his wife as they left Tel Aviv on Monday night.