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Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks

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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's Yad Vashem visit highlights mixed Holocaust record

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump's brief visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial may prove to be the most explosive stop during a hypersensitive trip to Israel. While Trump touts his Jewish daughter and his strong support for Israel, he has suffered a series of missteps on Jewish issues and appeared cavalier at times about the Holocaust....

Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel

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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....

Trump Israel trip 1st presidential flight from Saudi Arabia

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Even before President Donald Trump began his trip to Israel, he had made history of sorts....

Israel: Palestinian killed attacking police as Trump visited

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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....

First lady Melania Trump visits leading Israeli hospital

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- U.S. first lady Melania Trump on Monday visited a leading Israeli hospital that is also known as a center of coexistence between Arabs and Jews....

Palestinians hold general strike ahead of Trump's arrival
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- Palestinians are holding a general strike in the West Bank in solidarity with hunger striking prisoners in Israeli jails. The strike coincides with the arrival of President Donald Trump for a two-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories....

Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

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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....

Hamas sentences 3 to death for killing of senior commander
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Gaza's Hamas rulers have sentenced three Palestinians to death for allegedly killing a senior commander of the militant group after collaborating with Israel....

The Latest: Mogherini warns against US cuts in UN funding

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DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) -- The Latest developments at the World Economic Forum in Jordan (all times local):...