• Israel: Mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners ends

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast on Saturday after reaching a compromise with Israel for additional family visits, Israeli and Palestinian officials said.

    Updated: 12:55 am

  • Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

    TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — Forceful face-to-face talks this week with fellow world leaders left President Donald Trump “more knowledgeable” and with “evolving” views about the global climate accord he’s threatened to abandon, a top White House official said Friday. Trump also was impressed by their arguments about how crucial U.S. leadership is in supporting international efforts.

    Updated: 6:01 pm

  • Having previously clashed, Trump and Pope Francis meet

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican City on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe.

  • In Trump’s private moments, it is small talk and compliments

    JERUSALEM (AP) — What do world leaders talk about when they are alone? Not much it seems.

  • Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

    JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump showered his Middle Eastern hosts with praise and declared a breakthrough regional peace within reach. No one contradicted him, but behind the pageantry and politesse a wall of skepticism remains solidly intact.

  • The Latest: Trump calls May to offer condolences for attack

    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local):

  • Trump condemns ‘evil losers’ who carried out concert attack

    BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — President Donald Trump condemned the “evil losers” responsible for the deadly attack on concert-goers in England Tuesday and called on leaders in the Middle East in particular to help root out violence.

  • The Latest: Trump departs Saudi Arabia, heads to Israel

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local):

  • Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of ‘ultimate deal’

    JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump has cast the elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians as the “ultimate deal.” But he will step foot in Israel having offered few indications of how he plans to achieve what so many of his predecessors could not.