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  1. Trump Heads for Bethlehem to See Palestinian Leader

    05.23 / 06:43 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Donald Trump makes the short trip from Jerusalem to Bethlehem Tuesday to meet Mahmud Abbas, who hopes to convince the unpredictable US president to remain committed to an independent Palestinian…
  2. US Forces Kill Seven al-Qaida in Yemen Raid

    05.23 / 05:14 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    US forces have carried out a ground raid on an al-Qaida compound in Yemen, killing seven militants, the Pentagon said late Monday. The raid took place in Marib Governorate in the early hours of Tuesday local time and was conducted with the support of Yemeni…
  3. Israeli MP Stokes Jokes and Anger with Trump Selfie

    05.22 / 19:50 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    A scandal-plagued Israeli MP stole a selfie with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, setting off a flood of online humor and seeming to annoy Prime Minister Benjamin…
  4. Trump's Visit to Saudi a 'Turning Point', Says King Salman

    05.22 / 19:16 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Saudi King Salman on Monday described U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to the Muslim kingdom in the Gulf as a "turning point" in relations between the two…
  5. Trump Says Never Mentioned Israel when Providing Info to Russia

    05.22 / 19:16 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    U.S. President Donald Trump sought to defend himself against criticism that he provided Israeli intelligence to Russia as he met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on…
  6. Jordan Has 'Hit Limit' Hosting Syrian Refugees

    05.22 / 19:16 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Jordan said Monday it has hit the limit of its ability to host Syrian refugees as Washington's United Nations envoy Nikki Haley visited on her first overseas…
  7. Trump Becomes First Sitting U.S President to Visit Western Wall

    05.22 / 18:55 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Donald Trump on Monday became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Western Wall in the disputed city of Jerusalem, placing his hand on one of the most sacred sites in…
  8. Trump Flight from Saudi to Israel Thought to be First Ever

    05.22 / 18:55 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    U.S. President Donald Trump was said to have blazed a new trail between the Arab world and Israel Monday, with his plane believed to be the first to fly directly from Saudi Arabia to the Jewish…
  9. Hamas Says Trump Smeared 'Reputation of Palestinian Resistance'

    05.22 / 14:44 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas accused U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday of smearing the name of "Palestinian resistance" to Israeli occupation during a speech on…
  10. Tunisia Protester 'Accidentally' Killed in South

    05.22 / 14:28 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    A young protester was killed Monday after a police vehicle "accidentally" ran him over outside an oil and gas installation in south Tunisia after weeks of social unrest, a ministry…
  11. Jerusalem: City of Prayer and Conflict

    05.22 / 14:28 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Donald Trump was on Monday to become the first serving U.S. president to visit the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, located in Israeli-annexed east …
  12. Palestinians Stop Work for Hunger-Striking Prisoners

    05.22 / 13:59 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Palestinians were on Monday observing a general strike in solidarity with prisoners refusing food in Israeli jails for more than a month over their…
  13. Tensions Deepen between Saudi, Iran, U.S. after Trump Visit

    05.22 / 13:00 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    The yawning gap between Tehran and Washington has grown even wider with U.S. President Donald Trump's latest efforts to isolate Iran, which accused the United States of "milking" Saudi Arabia for…
  14. Trump In Israel Says 'Rare Opportunity' to Bring Peace to Region

    05.22 / 10:57 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    US President Donald Trump spoke of a "rare opportunity" to bring stability to the region as he landed in Israel on Monday to seek ways to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace…
  15. Israel in Rare Overture to Palestinians 'at Trump Request'

    05.22 / 07:48 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Israeli ministers have approved measures aimed at improving the Palestinian economy and facilitating crossings, rare moves said to be at Donald Trump's request hours ahead of the US president's…
  16. Trump Visits Jerusalem to Seek Paths to Israeli-Palestinian Peace

    05.22 / 05:24 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    US President Donald Trump visits Jerusalem Monday to seek ways to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, a goal that has eluded his predecessors but which he says could be easier than "people have thought". Trump's visit is part of his first trip abroad as president and follows an initial stop in Saudi Arabia, where he urged Islamic leaders to take a stand against violence committed in the name of…
  17. Trump Urges Muslim Leaders to Confront Extremism, Calls for Isolating Iran

    05.21 / 18:02 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday urged Islamic leaders to take a stand against violence done in the name of religion, describing the struggle against extremism as a "battle between good and…
  18. Saudi King Slams Iran as 'Spearhead of Global Terrorism'

    05.21 / 15:30 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Sunday accused regional rival Shiite Iran of exporting extremist Islamic movements to the world and vowed to eliminate the Islamic State…
  19. Trump to Urge Muslim Leaders to Confront Extremism in Major Speech

    05.21 / 15:30 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    U.S. President Donald Trump is to urge the Islamic world to confront extremism in a highly anticipated speech Sunday to dozens of Muslim leaders in Saudi…
  20. What to Expect from Trump's Visit to Israel, Palestinian Territories

    05.21 / 13:02 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Monday and Tuesday will be closely scrutinized as he seeks ways to restart peace efforts. Here are key…