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Embassy Opens

Violence in Gaza overnight following yesterday's opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.

The violence in Gaza continues. Israeli forces have responded with airstrikes, but the anger here is unabated, driven, at least in part, by yesterday’s ceremony to officially move the U.S. embassy in Israel from the city of Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a city Palestinians claim as their own. In a video message at the ceremony, President Trump hailed the decision,…

Trump Overseas

The President's first international trip is in the midst of a Middle East itinerary.

President Trump is traveling to Israel today after two days in Saudi Arabia.  While in Saudi, the President  urged Mideast leaders to extinguish “Islamic extremism.” Trump also made a $110-billion arms deal with the Saudis, but it’s a deal Israel is now questioning. President trump’s visit to Israel is set to include separate meetings with the Israeli Prime Minister and…