Questions about Russian Federation chase Trump during first Israel visit

That's a pointed departure from the approach taken by his predecessor, former President Barack Obama.

Trump will call on Muslims to confront "the crisis of Islamist extremism and the Islamist terror groups it inspires".

US President Donald Trump has promised the Muslim world US support against terrorism in a keynote speech to global Muslim leaders in Riyadh. In practice, it mostly boiled down to a declaration of (proxy) war against Iran.

While "Islamic" can refer to any aspect of the Muslim faith, "Islamist" refers more specifically to a fundamentalist ideology that espouses Islamic law as the basis of society.

"I've heard it's one of the toughest deals of all, but I have a feeling that we're going to get there eventually", Trump said during a meeting Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

"This is a battle between barbaric criminals who seek to obliterate human life, and decent people of all religions who seek to protect it. This is a battle between good and evil", the US President argued, stressing that the deadliest toll from terrorism "has been exacted on the innocent people of Arab, Muslim, and Middle Eastern nations".

White House aides said that different teams of speechwriters had been working on as many as five different drafts of the speech, and that Trump worked to reconcile those different ideas into his own address.

Some 35 heads of state and government from Muslim-majority countries were in Riyadh for the Arab Islamic American Summit, mainly from states friendly to Saudi Arabia.

"America is a sovereign nation and our first priority is always the safety and security of our citizens".

Trump's willingness to set aside human rights as a principal foreign policy has been one constant in his chaotic administration.

"We have before us a rare opportunity to bring security and stability and peace to this region and to its people", Trump said upon his arrival in Tel Aviv. "Instead, we are here to offer partnership, based on shared interests and values".

Trump spoke on his fourth and final day in the Middle East. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley declared the site part of Israel, while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday dodged.

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But the Paris accord doesn't bar America, or any of the 194 other countries that are a part of it, from doing anything. Italian, German and French leaders also dismissed Mr Trump's suggestion that the global pact could be revised.

NOW: The World Bank announced Sunday at an event with Trump's daughter and White House adviser, Ivanka Trump, that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates had pledged $100 million for the bank's proposed Women Entrepreneurs Fund, which was first proposed by Ivanka Trump. "So you have another story wrong".

"I agree", the president responded.

The president then complimented el-Sisi's choice of footwear after their brief remarks to the media: "Love your shoes". But Trump's offhand remark was another stark reminder that his troubles at home, including the investigation of his campaign's ties to Russian Federation and his firing of FBI Director James Comey, have followed him across the ocean.

"It's not that entrepreneurship isn't important, but you need serious political changes so that that the laws that restrict women from functioning in the work place are reversed", Beckerle said.

To drain that swamp, Trump will also emphasize some of the same tools President Obama did.

In reality, Trump had touched the globe as part of an inauguration ceremony for the Global Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology in Ridyah, Saudi Arabia on Sunday.

But in addition to those strategies, Trump also emphasized the collective use of hard power.

The White House struggled to answer the question.

A handout photo made available by the Saudi Press Agency shows US President Donald J. Trump (L) and Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (R) attending a signing ceremony at the Saudi Royal Court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 20 May 2017.

The UAE's USA ambassador, Yousef Al Otaiba, said in a statement that the promised donation reflects "our commitment to empowering women in our region and builds on the progress we have made in our country, where women play a role in every segment of society".

"The unique piece of it is that every single one of them are signatories on how they're responsible and will actually prosecute the financing of terrorism, including individuals", she said.

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