U.S. President Donald Trump insisted both Palestinian and Israeli leaders are keen on reaching a peace deal, during his final speech after a two-day visit on Tuesday. "There is no other way".
The president's visit has been overshadowed by his political difficulties at home, namely the fallout over his sacking of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey. His nine-day trip through the Middle East and Europe ends on Saturday after visits to the Vatican, Brussels and Sicily. Tillerson referred to the visit as "a moment in time" and suggested that the US would take a more active role in the future in brokering a deal if both sides make serious commitments.
Benjamin Netanyahu and wife Sarah Netanyahu attend an event marking the 50th anniversary of Israel's capture of East Jerusalem near the Tower of David in Jerusalem May 21, 2017.
"In the right context, the same deflated and passive Abu Mazen could look like Popeye after he eats the spinach", said Novik, now Israel fellow for the New York-based Israel Policy Forum. And I think they see Israel as a country, that would never harm them, a country that would never attack them, but they see Iran as a country that endangers them. "And it's brought a lot of folks together".
Earlier this month, Trump had hosted his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas in the White House, where they both expressed determination to revive the peace process.
Trump, who prides himself as a first-rate dealmaker, has called peace between Israel and the Palestinians the "ultimate deal".
It will be part of his first trip overseas since his inauguration in January.
Trump is expected to become the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray.
It has been a complex diplomatic balancing act for every US negotiating team in the Middle East as the status of Jerusalem has always been considered the thorniest of so-called "final status" issues that can be decided only in negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley declared the site part of Israel, while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday dodged. He has since spoken in support of Palestinian "self-determination".
Trump vowed during his election campaign to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and to recognise the disputed city as Israel's capital.
Trump pledged during his presidential campaign to relocate the embassy, telling the pro-Israel lobby group American Israel Public Affairs Committee in March 2016 that he wanted to "move the American embassy to the eternal capital of the Jewish people, Jerusalem".
On Sunday, Israel authorized some economic concessions to the Palestinians that it said would improve civilian life in areas controlled by the Palestinian Authority and were meant to respond to Trump's request for "confidence-building steps".
"America cannot solve all of the world's problems, but we can - and we must - help any nation willing to join in the common cause of eradicating terrorism from the face of the earth", Trump said.
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Clarke campaigned for Trump during the 2016 election and has been one of his most prominent supporters since the election. Clarke got his master's degree from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterrey, California.
Terry experienced his first FA Cup final as an unused substitute in Chelsea's win over Aston Villa in 2000. This aspect I can stay calm and I trust the players, it is impossible not to after this season .
It's been nearly two weeks since the incident, and Rebecca said that Kyla's skin is still very red but the blisters have subsided. With the post, she included several photos of her daughter Kyla, who has visible burns to her face as well as a swollen eye.
The cyber security expert said that it was a less likely scenario for the attack to create chaos by spreading WannaCry . Those tools have evolved, but are what researchers call "variants" of the same tools used in the other attacks.
More than two thirds, 68 percent, said that Russian interference in the election is "very important" or "somewhat important". According to the survey, the president's job approval rating declined to 45 percent now from 49 percent in March.
Taking into account the economic benefits of avoiding climate change impacts such as flooding, that number goes up to nearly . And the world's most vulnerable countries reminded us that no country can be "great" without increased climate action.
Now the interesting part will be whether owners - a group which skews rather older than players - are willing to go along. May 23, 2017Prolonged acts, miming weapons, offensive gestures, sexually suggestive stuff still expected to be banned.
Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin played in his 141st postseason game, surpassing Jaromir Jagr for the most in franchise history. The defenseman who scored just once during the regular season zipped home his second in two games 8:14 into the first.
Catering services for the prestigious train will be managed by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). Tejas Express will soon be pressed into service on the Delhi-Chandigarh, Delhi-Lucknow routes as well.
He stressed that the US only conveys messages publicly and will not hold dialogue with the North out of public view. The above given information was reportedly attested when North Korea's state media confirmed the estimates.
A Warm Memorial Day Weekend, Could See Some Rain
MEMORIAL DAY MONDAY: Partly cloudy skies will develop for Memorial Day Monday, with a high temperature of 79 degrees. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except for higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
British police say military to guard key London sites
Sixty-four people are still hospitalized, Jon Rouse of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership said Wednesday. France, which has repeatedly been hit by devastating militant attacks since 2015, extended emergency powers.
Korea fires shots at N. Korea after object crosses border
Later on Sunday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Fox News that North Korea nuclear testing was "disappointing, disturbing". South Korea says it has fired warning shots at an object that flew across the demilitarised zone from North Korea .
Cooler with occasional rain and a t-storm on Thursday
As I mentioned Memorial Day has the best chance (60%) for widespread showers and storms which could interrupt your holiday plans. Highs will pick up Tuesday , with high 60s to low 70s expected through Friday , when we should also see a gradual clearing.
China Hit With First Credit Downgrade In Decades
The Chinese finance ministry claimed Moody's had painted an inaccurate picture of the country's financial outlook. The downgrade adds to warnings about China's reliance on credit to propel growth after the 2008 global crisis.
Saudi oil minister confident in extension of production cuts
It is far below cuts from OPEC at a time when demand is likely to keep growing strong, said Justin Jenkins, analyst at the firm. Non-OPEC nations Oman and Mexico also confirmed their support for prolonging the curbs through the first quarter of 2018.
Nike Announces New Collection of Apple Watch Bands
According to the company, the new band colors have been "inspired by a shade of the sky, from dawn to dusk". Apple and Nike have a rich history of coming together and collaborating on various products.