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Netanyahu: U.S. to Boost Military Aid Amid Saudi Arms Deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that the US had agreed to boost the defense aid it gives to Israel and would ensure that the country maintained its qualitative advantage, even as the defense minister expressed concern that the massive military deal signed between Washington and Riyadh could spark a “crazy arms race.”

Trump Surges in Polls During First Foreign Trip

President Donald Trump is apparently receiving high marks for his foreign diplomacy. Rasmussen shows an upswing in the president’s approval ratings as he travels to various hot spots around the globe to advance his foreign policy goals.

Qatar Claims News Agency Hacked, Fake News Causes Chaos

The communications office of the government of Qatar announced on Tuesday that the website of the Qatar News Agency (QNA) was hacked and “a false statement attributed to His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has been published.”

Muslim Reform Leader Asra Nomani: Donald Trump’s Overseas Trip Has Been ‘Genius’ So Far

Asra Nomani, co-founder of the Muslim Reform Movement and author of Standing Alone: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam, joined SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Tuesday morning. Her original goal was to discuss President Trump’s address to Muslim leaders in Riyadh, but she began by talking about the previous night’s horrific terrorist attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England.

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WATCH: Netanyahu to Trump: Israel Appreciates ‘Reassertion of American Leadership In Middle East’

JERUSALEM – Israel appreciates the “reassertion of American leadership in the Middle East” as demonstrated by the change in U.S. policy on Iran since President Donald Trump took office, as well as the Trump administration’s bold moves in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Donald Trump at a press conference in Jerusalem Monday.

PHOTOS: Highlights from Trump’s Visit to Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump’s first foreign tour as President of the United States began in Saudi Arabia. The purpose of the trip is to promote ties between the United States and the Arab world, as Trump seeks support in ramping up the war against the Islamic State.