Monday, May 22, 2017


In Pictures: Trump's Historic Israel Visit  Take a look at some of the iconic images emerging of the US president in the Jewish state. 

Trump: Iran must disarm militias, never gain nuke  "We can declare with one voice that Iran must not be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon ever, ever and must cease training terrorists and militias immediately" said US President Donald Trump. 

Trump tells Muslim leaders to fight 'Islamic extremism,' drive terror from their lands  US president touts anti-terror partnership, but says Middle East must end "crisis of Islamic extremism," slams Iran, says if religions can coexist, so can Israelis and Palestinians. 

'Israel's military edge will not be compromised'  Senior American official seeks to calm Israeli concerns over arms deal signed between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia. 

Netanyahu Ahead Of Trump Visit: Israel Didn’t Occupy Jerusalem, We Liberated It   In Saudi Arabia, Trump spoke with Saudi King Salman about the peace process. 

Right-Wing Activists Lay ‘Cornerstone’ For Dream Us Embassy In Jerusalem   "We decided to help him build the embassy, because we want to support President Trump, who is a friend of Israel," World Betar chairman Neria Meir said. 

Tension mounts as Russian paratroops move to Syrian border triangle  Military tensions on Syria's borders with Iraq, Jordan and Syria jumped another notch Monday, May 21, on Day 2 of Donald Trump's foreign trip, with the arrival of the first Russian ground troops in southern Syria for taking up position opposite US and coalition elite units. 

Netanyahu: Temple Mount, Western Wall Will Remain Under Israeli Sovereignty Forever  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin were joined by thousands for the opening ceremony of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem at the Tower of David in the Old City, just a day before US President Donald Trump is scheduled to land in Jerusalem. 

Iran's "Moderate" President Rouhani Re-Elected in Landslide Victory Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won Iran's election decisively Friday, with 57 percent of the vote over hardline conservative challenger Ebrahim Raisi's 38.5 percent. 

Trump lands in Israel, tells Israelis they have "great opportunity" for "peace throughout the Middle East"  "Drive them out from where they drove you out," says the Qur'an (2:191), and that's why Muslims throughout the world believe that Israel has no right to exist, and that they have a responsibility before Allah to do everything they can to destroy it.