Israel - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Israel Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump showered his Middle Eastern hosts with praise and declared a breakthrough regional peace within reach. No one contradicted him, but behind the pageantry and politesse a wall of skepticism remains solidly intact. It's often said that the contours of Israeli-Palestinian peace are well-known. And as Trump professed, mu... Tue, 23 May 2017 19:58:00 GMT 2017-05-23T19:58:00Z Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump made a personal appeal for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, calling on both sides to put aside the "pain and disagreements of the past," as he closed a four-day swing through the Middle East Tuesday. But Trump departed for Europe having offered no real indication of a path forward on one of the world's mos... Tue, 23 May 2017 18:56:00 GMT 2017-05-23T18:56:00Z AP Reporter on End of Trump's Mideast Visit President Donald Trump on Tuesday pushed for elusive peace between Israel and the Palestinians, calling on both sides to put aside the "pain and disagreements... Tue, 23 May 2017 17:16:00 GMT 2017-05-23T17:16:00Z Trump: Palestinians 'Ready to Work for Peace' As he wrapped up his visit to the Middle East Tuesday, President Donald Trump paid respects at Israel's national Holocaust memorial, the Yad Vashem. He... Tue, 23 May 2017 14:59:00 GMT 2017-05-23T14:59:00Z In Visit With Abbas, Trump Urges Mideast Peace During a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, President Donald Trump predicted a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians could "begin... Tue, 23 May 2017 13:50:00 GMT 2017-05-23T13:50:00Z Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — A senior Palestinian official says he expects President Donald Trump's visit to the Holy Land to reopen a path toward resuming long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Trump is meeting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday in the West Bank's biblical city of Bethlehem. Trump has said he wants to broker a deal tha... Tue, 23 May 2017 06:11:00 GMT 2017-05-23T06:11:00Z Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation into Russia's election meddling. Then a top House Democrat cited new evidence he said appeared to show Flynn lied on a security clearance background check. Tue, 23 May 2017 00:10:00 GMT 2017-05-23T00:10:00Z Questions about Russia chase Trump during first Israel visit JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump solemnly placed a note in the ancient stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday, sending a signal of solidarity to an ally he's pushing to work harder toward peace with the Palestinians. But his historic gesture— and his enthusiastic embrace of Israel's leader — were shadowed even here by reminders of Trump's tumult back home ... Tue, 23 May 2017 00:01:00 GMT 2017-05-23T00:01:00Z Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump got an abrupt Israeli welcome on his arrival in Tel Aviv on Monday, with politicians lobbying him and snapping selfies as they sought to get a piece of the commander in chief's attention. Walking down the red carpet upon landing at Ben-Gurion International Airport, the president was greeted by dignitaries exhibiting... Mon, 22 May 2017 21:38:00 GMT 2017-05-22T21:38:00Z Trump Israel trip 1st presidential flight from Saudi Arabia JERUSALEM (AP) — Even before President Donald Trump began his trip to Israel, he had made history of sorts. His flight from Riyadh to Tel Aviv on Monday marked a rare direct flight between Saudi Arabia and Israel, and was the first by an American president. Trump landed at Ben-Gurion International Airport for a two-day visit to Israel a... Mon, 22 May 2017 21:26:00 GMT 2017-05-22T21:26:00Z AP Top Stories May 22 P Here's the latest for Monday May 22nd: President Donald Trump visits Israel; Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn invokes the 5th amendment;... Mon, 22 May 2017 21:15:00 GMT 2017-05-22T21:15:00Z Israel: Palestinian killed attacking police as Trump visited JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police said a Palestinian attacker was killed after he tried to stab officers near Jerusalem as President Donald Trump visited the city on Monday, while clashes erupted in the West Bank as Palestinians declared a strike in solidarity with hundreds of hunger striking prisoners held in Israeli jails. Police said the attempted stabbi... Mon, 22 May 2017 20:01:00 GMT 2017-05-22T20:01:00Z Trump: 'Hopeful Signs' for Middle East Peace Standing next to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Donald Trump said he has seen, "many hopeful signs" that "we can truly achieve a... Mon, 22 May 2017 18:56:00 GMT 2017-05-22T18:56:00Z AP Report: Trump Receives Warm Welcome in Israel President Donald Trump wrapped up the first day of his historic stop in Israel Monday, where he visited the Western Wall and met with Israeli Prime Minister... Mon, 22 May 2017 18:38:00 GMT 2017-05-22T18:38:00Z Trump administration wavers on location of Western Wall JERUSALEM (AP) — As President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the hallowed Western Wall on Monday, it remained unclear whether his administration was changing longstanding U.S. policy by declaring the wall's location to be Israel, versus Jerusalem. Heading to Israel on the second stop in the president's nine-day tour of the M... Mon, 22 May 2017 17:39:00 GMT 2017-05-22T17:39:00Z Trump And Netanyahu Discuss Iran in Jerusalem President Donald Trump told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday the deal with Iran "was a terrible, terrible, thing for the U.S." to enter... Mon, 22 May 2017 17:37:00 GMT 2017-05-22T17:37:00Z The Latest: White House puts 'Jerusalem, Israel' on website WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to the Western Wall (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The White House has put "Jerusalem, Israel," on its website. U.S. policy doesn't hold that the city is part of Israel. Rather, Democratic and Republican administrations have said Jerusalem's status must be solved through U.S. negotiation. ... Mon, 22 May 2017 17:15:00 GMT 2017-05-22T17:15:00Z Melania Trump and Sara Netanyahu Visit Hospital First Lady Melania Trump visited a hospital in Jerusalem on Monday with the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Mrs. Trump was introduced... Mon, 22 May 2017 16:21:00 GMT 2017-05-22T16:21:00Z Trump: 'I Never Mentioned' Israel to Russians President Donald Trump insisted Monday he "never mentioned Israel" during his recent Oval Office meeting with Russian officials. Trump made the comments... Mon, 22 May 2017 16:06:00 GMT 2017-05-22T16:06:00Z Tillerson: 'Moment in Time' for Mideast Peace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson referred to President Donald Trump's visit to Israel as "a moment in time" for the Israeli peace process. Mon, 22 May 2017 16:02:00 GMT 2017-05-22T16:02:00Z Trump Hopeful on Peace in Israel President Donald Trump said in Israel that there's a "great feeling for peace throughout the Middle East," expressing optimism at the start of his visit... Mon, 22 May 2017 13:57:00 GMT 2017-05-22T13:57:00Z Israeli Pol's Awkward Selfie with Trump An Israeli lawmaker from Benjamin Netanyahu's ruling Likud party whipped out his cellphone and pushed himself into a selfie with US President Donald Trump... Mon, 22 May 2017 12:58:00 GMT 2017-05-22T12:58:00Z Trump Speaks About Peace After Israel Arrival President Donald Trump spoke at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport after arriving in Israel on Monday. He called Israel 'strong, resilient and prosperous'... Mon, 22 May 2017 10:55:00 GMT 2017-05-22T10:55:00Z AP Top Stories May 22 A Here's the latest for May 22nd: Trump begins Israel visit; North Korea tests missile; Three small tornadoes in Indiana; Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey... Mon, 22 May 2017 10:33:00 GMT 2017-05-22T10:33:00Z Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal' JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump has cast the elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians as the "ultimate deal." But he will step foot in Israel having offered few indications of how he plans to achieve what so many of his predecessors could not. Trump has handed son-in-law Jared Kushner and longtime business lawyer Jason Greenblatt... Mon, 22 May 2017 00:08:00 GMT 2017-05-22T00:08:00Z The Latest: Trump asks Mideast to extinguish extremism RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 11:15 p.m. 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... Sun, 21 May 2017 20:18:00 GMT 2017-05-21T20:18:00Z Human rights concerns prove no obstacle in Trump-Saudi ties DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — On his first overseas visit, President Donald Trump presided over a nearly $110 billion sale of military equipment to Saudi Arabia that made clear his administration did not see the kingdom's human rights record or its devastating war in Yemen as an obstacle to restoring ties that had been strained under his predecessor. ... Sun, 21 May 2017 18:21:00 GMT 2017-05-21T18:21:00Z Report: Lebanon detains Iraqi allegedly spying for Israel BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's state-run news agency is reporting that security forces have detained an Iraqi citizen who was allegedly spying for Israel. The National News Agency said in the Saturday report that the Iraqi citizen confessed that he was recruited by an arm of the Israeli Defense Ministry to gather information about the Lebanese army and certain personalities in Leba... Sat, 20 May 2017 14:37:00 GMT 2017-05-20T14:37:00Z Trump leaves tumult at home, will visit Middle East, Europe WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's maiden international trip, a five-stop marathon across the Middle East and Europe, has long loomed as a crucial first test abroad for the chaos-courting president. That was before he fired his FBI director — and the chain reaction of scandal that followed. Now, with the eyes of the world upon him, the president w... Fri, 19 May 2017 18:07:00 GMT 2017-05-19T18:07:00Z Ivanka Trump to take part in presidential trip WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump will travel with the president to Saudi Arabia, Israel and Italy on his upcoming foreign trip, a White House official said. A senior adviser to President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump will be present for six days of the nine-day trip, which begins Friday, the official said. She'll join her father for some events, but will also hold some of her own... Fri, 19 May 2017 12:23:00 GMT 2017-05-19T12:23:00Z