Tensions deepen between Saudi, Iran, US after Trump visit

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The militant group Hamas is Israel's enemy. But news accounts have not accused Trump of naming Israel as a source of the information.

Netanyahu played down what has appeared to be a violation of an intelligence-sharing agreement with his country, saying U.S.

She is accompanying US President Donald Trump on his first global visit since taking office in January, and told 200 female employees she tried to find balance between her role of first lady and mother.

"Rhetorically, Trump's speech brought welcome relief to his Arab audience after eight years of Obama's blindness to Iranian and terrorist threats", Bolton said in an op-ed for the New York Post.

However, after he was sworn in as the president, he refrained from using harsh discourse against the Arabs, even choosing to exclude Saudi Arabia from the list of Muslim countries against which Trump's administration had planned to implement a travel ban.

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"It [Iran's] is a government that speaks openly of mass murder, vowing the destruction of Israel, death to America, and ruin for many leaders and nations in this room", said Trump in his speech, Financial Times reported. But obstacles have emerged that may complicate the relationship between the White House and the Israel. Also still to be seen: How the world - including Trump, the United Nations, and newly elected South Korean president - responds to North Korea, which this weekend launched a medium-range ballistic missile. "It will leave an impression on me forever". "I look forward to working closely with you, to confront the dangers we face together in this violent and volatile Middle East".

USA policy doesn't hold that the city is part of Israel, but the White House put "Jerusalem, Israel", on its website Monday, without offering an explanation.

The timing of Trump's uncompromising call for a USA -backed axis against Iran was particularly awkward because it coincided with the re-election of Rouhani, swept to a second term on his promises to seek rapprochement with the West. On Tuesday, he will meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas; on Wednesday, at the Vatican, he will meet with Pope Francis, who criticized Trump's plans to build a wall as un-Christian.

He joined them in berating their arch-foe Iran, and signed a $110 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia that put him firmly on one side of the sectarian divide fuelling most of the Middle East's wars.

Trump then went to Israel, or as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson put it: Tel Aviv, "home of Judaism". "And if you both are willing, we're going to make a deal". "There is no other way", he said.

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