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Trump sets out Mideast vision: backing Arab strongmen against Iran – Reuters

DUBAI The images from the same night broadcast around the Middle East speak as loudly as the words. On the one hand: the young people of Iran, dancing in the streets to mark the re-election of a pragmatist, men and women together. On the other: the president of the United States, swaying through an all-male […]

In Israel, Trump urges new Middle East ‘harmony’ but faces old suspicions – Washington Post

In Israel, Trump urges new Middle East ‘harmony’ but faces old suspicions – Washington Post

JERUSALEM — President Trump placed his right hand on Judaism’s holiest prayer site Monday, spending a moment of symbolic silence amid a Middle East trip he has said he hopes will bring peace to this volatile region. Trump’s visit to the Western Wall in East Jerusalem was itself the subject of controversy here, as is […]

Trump Touches Down in Israel to Talk Mideast Peace – Bloomberg

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt hit by surprise interest rate hike, Qatar leads in Gulf – Reuters

DUBAI May 22 Egypt’s stock market fell sharply in early trade on Monday after an unexpected move by the central bank to raise key interest rates while in the Gulf Qatar outperformed an otherwise quiet market. All but three of the 30 most traded stocks in Egypt declined after 25 minutes of trade knocking the […]

MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – May 22 | Reuters – Reuters

DUBAI May 22 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Monday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy. INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL * GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks post biggest rise in a month; dlr weak * MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi basks in Trump glow, most of region moves little […]

In Israel, Trump urges new Middle East ‘harmony’ but faces old suspicions – Washington Post

JERUSALEM — President Trump urged leaders in the Middle East to seize a “rare opportunity” to overcome past rifts as he began talks in Israel on the second leg of his first overseas trip, a journey that has quickly plunged him into the fraught and complex politics of the region. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — […]

Trump to test waters for achieving Middle East peace – Washington Post

JERUSALEM — President Trump urged leaders in the Middle East to seize a “rare opportunity” to overcome past rifts as he began talks in Israel on the second leg of his first overseas trip, a journey that has quickly plunged him into the fraught and complex politics of the region. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — […]

Trump Sticks to Script in Mideast, Trying to Turn Page on Russia – Bloomberg

At this rate, Donald Trump might never want to come home. In Saudi Arabia, the first stop on his marathon first trip outside the U.S. as president, he rubbed shoulders with sheikhs and kings, scooped up $110 billion in defense deals, and delivered a well-received speech on combating terror. He’s on to Israel today to […]

President Trump Asks Mideast To Extinguish Extremism – CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) – President Donald Trump is imploring Middle Eastern countries to extinguish what he calls “Islamic extremism” emanating from the region. Speaking Sunday to Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia, Trump described the conflict as a “battle between good and evil” rather than a clash between the West and Islam. Join The Conversation […]

Veteran negotiators optimistic about Trump’s Mideast bid – ABC News

Two veteran Israeli and Palestinian negotiators, who logged many hours together in failed efforts to strike a deal, said Saturday they are optimistic about President Donald Trump’s Mideast bid. Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat and former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni spoke in separate interviews on the sidelines of a regional World Economic Forum meeting. […]

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