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The Latest: Trump boasts of Israel support to Jewish group

Apr. 7, 2019 4:59 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's appearance before the Republican Jewish Coalition (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Republicans are hoping to narrow the gap in 2020 with Jewish voters, who have traditionally backed Democrats by a large margin. President Donald Trump is leading the...

Trump: Democrats would 'leave Israel out there'

Apr. 6, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Donald Trump warned on Saturday that a Democratic victory in 2020 could "leave Israel out there," as he highlighted his pro-Israel actions in an effort to make the case for Jewish voters to back his re-election. Speaking at the annual meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition,...

Netanyahu plays a 'Trump card' as Israeli elections near

Apr. 5, 2019 5:24 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — In a tight race for re-election, Israel's prime minister has gotten a welcome lift from his friend in the White House. Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign speeches, billboards and social media videos have all heavily featured President Donald Trump's image, statements and pro-Israel actions as...

Brazil's Bolsonaro visits Israel amid speculation on embassy

Mar. 29, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro was leaving Saturday on an official visit to Israel, where he was expected to decide whether he will move the Brazilian Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The far-right president has repeatedly promised to move the embassy to Jerusalem, despite...

Jordan king cancels Romania trip over Jerusalem remarks

Mar. 25, 2019 3:20 PM EDT

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's King Abdullah II has canceled a visit Monday to Romania to protest its prime minister's support for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The Royal Hashemite Court said the decision came "in solidarity with Jerusalem." Abdullah was scheduled to visit Romania later in the...