• 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 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.

  • The Latest: Trump meeting with Arab Gulf nation leaders

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local):

  • Trump, in address to Muslims, urges fight against terror

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday implored Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries to extinguish “Islamic extremism” emanating from the region, describing a “battle between good and evil” rather than a clash between the West and Islam.

  • The Latest: Trump lands in Saudi Arabia

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local):

  • Trump opens first presidential trip abroad in Saudi Arabia

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia’s lavish royal welcome Saturday as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in Washington. Trump rewarded his hosts with a $110 billion arms package aimed at bolstering Saudi security and a slew of business agreements.

  • Saudi Arabia working to dazzle Trump in busy overseas visit

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is making every effort to dazzle and impress President Donald Trump on his first overseas trip, seizing on the visit to cement itself as a major player on the world stage and shove aside rival Iran.