Mon, May 22, 2017: Trump meets with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, says Israel and Arabs share ‘common cause’ against Iran

President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, saying he sees growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a “common cause” with Israel in their determination to counter the threats posed by Iran.

Arriving directly from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Trump expressed his hope for cooperation among U.S. allies in the Middle East. His second stop on the nine-day tour aimed to test the waters for reviving the dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Continue reading “Mon, May 22, 2017: Trump meets with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, says Israel and Arabs share ‘common cause’ against Iran”