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Jared Kushner meets with Netanyahu during Middle East trip
Jared Kushner , President Trump ’s senior adviser and son-in-law, arrived in Israel Wednesday morning to begin a trip aimed at moving toward a peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians. The trip, which comes as Kushner faces increased scrutiny over his connections to Russia amid the
Jared Kushner meets with Netanyahu on first day of Middle East trip
Jared Kushner, President Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, arrived in Israel Wednesday morning, beginning a trip through which the administration hopes to move towards a peace deal between Israel and Palestine.
Jared Kushner to travel to Middle East for peace talks
Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, will travel to the Middle East this week in pursuit of Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations.
Jared Kushner to travel to Middle East for peace negotiations this week
Jared Kushner , President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, will travel to the Middle East this week in pursuit of Israeli- Palestinian peace negotiations. He will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah,
50 years today since the start of the 1967 Middle East War
Fifty years ago today, the 1967 Middle East War began between Israel and its Arab neighbors, Egypt, Jordan and Syria. The war ended six days later with Israel's swift victory, after which it occupied the West Bank , East Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip and the Golan Heights. The military conflict began
How Trump's Middle East trip may have alienated a key counterterror ally
President Trump said Thursday that his first trip overseas has given him “renewed hope that nations of many faiths can unite to defeat terrorism , a common threat to all of humanity.” But his time in the Middle East may have done more to deepen one of the region's main religious divides and
Trump calls on Middle Eastern nations to ‘drive out’ extremists in first major speech abroad
In his first high-stakes speech abroad, President Trump called on Middle Eastern nations to “drive out” extremists. “The nations of the Middle East will have to decide what kind of future they want for themselves, for their country and, frankly, for their families and for their children,” Trump
Peace in the Middle East timeline
A look at the most important milestones in negotiating peace in the region.
Exclusive: Middle East to US travel drops more than 5 percent after travel ban attempts
Travel to the U.S. from the Middle East has fallen 5.77 percent in the wake of President Trump 's attempts at instituting a travel ban, according to a group that analyzes air travel statistics. Just a week after taking office, Trump signed his first executive order temporarily barring travel from
Electronics restricted on flights from certain Middle Eastern airports
The new Homeland Security directive specifically targets nine airlines operating flights to the U.S. from 10 airports in eight countries, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.