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Donald Trump: I'll get deal done on Middle East peace

President Donald Trump meets with President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday. Following Trump , Abbas said in remarks translated from Arabic that the Palestinian leadership's "strategic option" is to pursue a two-state solution for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state along the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital.


Abbas says ready to meet Netanyahu for Trump peace efforts

Abbas says ready to meet Netanyahu for Trump peace efforts

If passed, critics say it could undermine Israel's balance of being both a Jewish and democratic state by harming the rights of the country's minorities. "German president said he is excited to visit Glvat Haviva, an institution that promotes Jewish-Arab dialogue and hope to find peace on the basis of two-state solution which he believes is the only reasonable perspective".



Netanyahu slams Abbas for lying to Trump's face

But whether the deletion was a slight against Abbas or an attempt to hide an error, Palestinian officials say the removal is not a good sign. Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu was not impressed by Abbas speech in Washington, stopping just short of calling his Palestinian counterpart a liar.



Conservatives win Lancashire County Council elections

Voters were deciding the make up of 88 councils in England, Scotland and Wales, and for the first time picking new "metro mayors" for six large urban areas. Ukip's vote was "bleeding off to the Conservatives", Mr Kaufmann said - an analysis shared by party leader Paul Nuttall. Ballots were counted Friday from contests for local councils in Scotland, Wales and many parts of England, as well as from mayoral competitions in several cities.



North Korea tests ballistic missile

North Korea launched a missile which flew around 700 km and landed into the Sea of Japan on Sunday. Russian Federation responded to North Korea's test by putting its far eastern air defenses on high alert, according to a report from the RIA-Novosti news agency.



Trump eyes embrace of base as he marks tough first 100 days

With President Donald Trump's first 100 days nearly behind him, it's time to revisit his tweets since becoming POTUS. Of 38 specific promises Trump made in his 100-day " contract " with voters, he has accomplished 10, mostly through executive orders that don't require legislation.