World May 15

File photo of President Donald Trump by Yuri Gripas/Reuters
3 things to watch for when Trump visits the Middle East

President Donald Trump departs Friday for the Middle East in his first overseas trip as president. He visits Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican -- the bases of three major world religions -- aiming to unify the region against extremism…

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will press Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas Wednesday to end payments to families of Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails, according to U.S. officials, one of several actions Washington believes could lead to resumed peace talks with…

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