In a region that has seen U.S. peace efforts come and go, Trump’s bid meets a tough audience.

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The summoning of the U.S. ambassador marks a sharp escalation in a diplomatic rift over a violent confrontation between protesters and guards.

The meeting will bring together two leaders with radically different views.

At the same time, Abe has set an ambitious timetable for revising the constitution to amend its postwar pacifist codes.

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The president had harsh language for Iran, saying that “all nations of conscience must work together to isolate” Iran, and he also offered no criticism of the Saudi-led war in Yemen. Trump yoked U.S. policy to the Sunni agenda of the Saudis.

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The crackdown extended far beyond those suspected of roles in a July failed coup, Amnesty said.

Israelis welcome Trump’s calls for closer ties, but fear promises made to Muslim leaders.

Apprehensions by the Border Patrol have fallen sharply this year.

Cash-strapped U.N. health agency spends less on AIDS, tuberculosis other diseases.

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Palestinians call the money “salaries” or “social welfare benefits.” Israelis say it is used to incite violence.

Weary of the pronouncements of U.S. leaders, some in the Arab world noted the lucrative deals announced during Trump’s trip.

American doctor Roland Yearwood, who died near the summit, had returned to the mountain after surviving the 2015 Nepal earthquake.

A Finnish woman was also missing and possibly kidnapped after militants stormed the compound.

For the lifetime warrior, the role of peacemaker is an uneasy fit.

Agreements outline arms sales, investments and a shared ‘strategic vision’ for U.S.-Saudi relations.

A huge portion of the dollar figure reflects money invested in and goods made in the KSA, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, not in the USA.

The White House is stymied on a plan to add the Saudi ISIS branch to a terrorist list.

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