However, White House aides have played down expectations for significant progress on the peace process during Trump's stop, casting it as more symbolic than substantive.
Once Trump arrived in Israel, however, the talk was of peace.
"Most importantly, the United States and Israel can declare with one voice that Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon - never, ever - and must cease its deadly funding, training and equipping of terrorists and militias, and it must cease immediately", Trump said in public remarks at a meeting in occupied Jerusalem with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.
"I won't call them monsters, because they would like that term", said Trump, adding that so many "young, beautiful" people lost their lives in the explosion at Manchester Arena in Britain late on Monday. Spokesman Sean Spicer said the president was being kept up to date on the blast by his national security team.
Introducing President Trump, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud described their mutual foe Iran as the source of terrorism they must confront together.
The route took the president past the "Walled Off Hotel", a guesthouse run by the British graffiti artist Banksy that is created to draw attention to the security infrastructure, which Israel says is there to protect against Palestinian attacks. Well - I hope this heralds a real change, because if the attacker had been Palestinian and the victims had been Israeli children, the suicide bomber's family would have received a stipend from the Palestinian Authority.
Trump continued to express confidence in assisting Israel and Palestine in reaching a peace accord.
Trump's visit to Jerusalem has been laden with religious symbolism. The first was the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built at the site where Christians believe Jesus (PBUH) was crucified, buried and resurrected.
US First Lady Melania also left notes at the other side of the Western Wall. Trump approached alone and placed his hand on the stone. He called Trump's visit to the Western Wall particularly noteworthy given Obama's decision not to veto the "stupidest United Nations resolution ever", which declared that the site is not part of Israel.
For instance, Trump and his campaign often said they thought - as Israelis do - that the USA embassy should be in Jerusalem, rather than Tel Aviv.
He cast uncertainty over years of global efforts to foster a two-state solution when he met Netanyahu at the White House in February.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said "The wall is part of Jerusalem" but did not elaborate any further. Trump himself never commented. He unexpectedly offered a new defense of his disclosure of classified information to Russian diplomats. So you had another story wrong.
Netanyahu told reporters that "intelligence cooperation is terrific, never been better".
Trump aims to use his two-day visit to further his quest for what he has called the ultimate deal - jump-starting peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians.
Trump's budget proposes a new entitlement: six paid weeks of leave for the mother or father of a newborn or newly adopted child. An additional $1.5 billion is earmarked for " expanded detention, transportation and removal of illegal immigrations ".
His closest contender, conservative candidate, former Prosecutor General Embrahim Raisi, received 15.786 votes (38.5%). Videos on social media showed young people clapping and chanting, "We love you, Hassan Rouhani , we support you".
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. His success at the polls likely carried reformist candidates to victory in other municipal elections as well.
Ghebreyesus served as Ethiopia's minister of health from 2005-2012 and also as the minister of foreign affairs from 2012-2016. The WHO said Tedros had led a "comprehensive reform effort" of Ethiopia's health system, creating health centres and jobs.
In fact, his only break from the Joker is his occupation, which was listed as "tattoo model" on his arrest report. Sullivan told the arresting officer he had a gun in his pocket, which had six rounds in the magazine.
Reports said Saudi Arabia and Russia have agreed to extend the current OPEC-Russia oil-production-reduction accord by nine months. You can continue accessing it for as little as $1 a day with a special early bird Polymerupdate discounted price.
Trump traveled to the Vatican with the first lady Melania Trump , his daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner . Trump will be the 13th president to visit the Vatican and, as part of his tour, he will view the Sistine Chapel.
India now imports 86 percent of its oil needs from OPEC states to meet its 4.6 million barrels per day (bpd) refining capacity. Parties to the OPEC-led effort are coordinating around an agreement to extend the deal by at least six more months.
Both teams wore special Mother's Day uniforms, undershirts and caps with pink elements, and many players used pink bats. Jeter, 42, and his wife took some time to pose for photos alongside a replica of his newly unveiled dedication plaque.
Moon campaigned on a promise to engage North Korea, in contrast to Park, who was bent on cutting all ties to the reclusive regime. This Sunday, it was again provided that North Korea is defiant and the United States is just losing the plot all over again.
Kim Reynolds is a proven advocate for farm families, supporting Iowa jobs and improving the prosperity of our local communities". More than five years later, data shows the results have been mixed, though Branstad and Republicans have defended them.
In an editorial published by the London-based Al-Araby Al-Jadeed website on Sunday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif advised U.S.
Trump Did Not Once Mention a Palestinian State
That defense wasn't helped Tuesday when the two, as part of the president's first global trip, landed in Rome. Abbas underlined that the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis was not based on religion.
NFL loosens up restrictions to on-field celebrations
Earlier this month, the LA Times revealed construction delays in the stadium were caused by two months of heavy rain in the city. Tampa originally finished as runner-up in the bidding for 2020 - one reason why owners backed the move unanimously.
Here's why you can expect oil output cuts to continue
But other delegates told Reuters they predicted a smooth meeting with a nine-month extension likely to be agreed. Saudi's Falih said on Monday he expected the new deal to be similar to the old one, "with minor changes".
Normani Kordei comes third in Dancing with the Stars final
This dance is a complete 180 from the last one, and is raw with emotion. "I'm her biggest fan, you have no idea", Jennings said. Regardless, she should have won, because she was a natural on the dance floor and she was born to ball room dance.
Loosen Up: NFL to Allow Some Flair in TD Celebrations
At the NFL's spring meeting in the Windy City, owners approved a handful of rule changes, one of them being shorter overtimes. Savannah Christian's doubleheader with Tattnall Square will now be played Friday with game times set for 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Snapchat users can now collaborate on Stories
Instagram created a carbon copy of Snapchat stories past year , but now the company is making them far more discoverable. The updates should roll out in about a day to iOS and Android users, according to a Snapchat spokesperson.
Right-back Zabaleta to leave Man City
Pep Guardiola was content with the refereeing in a match that had several controversial moments going in Man City's favour. Zabaleta's exit comes five years after Manchester City won the Premier League title agaisnt Queens Park Rangers.
Video shows sea lion snatching girl from Canadian pier
A dramatic video that surfaced on social media shows a sea lion dragging a young girl off a dock at Steveston in Richmond. The sea lion, being the savage that it is, clearly decided it was high time for her to learn that life ain't no picnic.
Pogba, Fosu-Mensah to face Palace - Mou
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says some of the club's young players "are not ready" for first-team action. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Marcos Rojo (both knee), Luke Shaw (foot) and Ashley Young (hamstring) are out.
Iran reformist drops out of election, supports Rouhani
During the previous presidential election in June 2013, Hassan Rouhani garnered 50.7 percent of a total of over 36 million votes. Jahanigir is part of the president's inner circle and was universally regarded as a "support" candidate for Rouhani.
Trump administration aims to renegotiate NAFTA
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the administration would start talks on the 23-year-old deal in as few as 90 days. Lori Wallach, director of the Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, says NAFTA needs a complete overhaul.