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Putin Said Willing to Host Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Amid speculation over a developing Egyptian bid to revive stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said late Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin was willing to host Israeli and Palestinian leaders for direct talks.

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - JUNE 25: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attend a press conference at the Israeli leader's Jerusalem residence on June 25, 2012 in Jerusalem, Israel. President Putin is on his first Middle East tour for seven years beginning with a trip to Jerusalem …

Israeli, Jordanian Jets Confronted Russian Warplanes, King Says

TEL AVIV – Israeli and Jordanian F-16s confronted Russian warplanes in January, warning them to stay away from the two countries’ shared border, King Abdullah of Jordan told U.S. lawmakers. According to a report by the Middle East Eye on Abdullah’s briefing to members of Congress on January 11, Russian warplanes were observing Israeli defense measures in the Golan Heights, which borders Syria.

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Kerry to Meet Abbas in Jordan; No Planned Israel Visit

The Jerusalem Post reports: U.S.Secretary of State John Kerry Kerry, who arrived in Jordan on Saturday, is expected to hold talks in Amman with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday. No trip to Israel is planned. Kerry, accompanied by the

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Jordan’s King: Two-State Solution Key to Defeating Islamic State

The Times of Israel reports: A two-state solution to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is vital to the defeat of the Islamic State, King Abdullah of Jordan argued Friday, saying that the decades-long dispute only served to benefit

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Obama Briefly Meets Jordanian King Abdullah On DC Trip

King Abdullah’s Jordan is one of America’s most important allies in the Middle East, but President Obama does not have time to meet with the leader of the Hashemite Kingdom this week while he visits the U.S., the White House has announced.

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King of Jordan: ‘We Are Facing a Third World War’

Tuesday at a news conference in Kosovo’s capital city Priština, King Abdullah of Jordan declared the planet was in the midst of a Third World War. King Abdullah said, “We are facing a Third World War against humanity and this

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Report: Saudi Prince Ordered ‘Naked Pussy,’ Farts

Damning legal court documents stemming from civil lawsuits after last month’s arrest of Saudi Prince Majed bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, 29, indicate the son of the late King Abdullah had demanded to see ‘naked pussy’ from his staff, ordered a male aide to fart in his face, and then reportedly proceeded to engage in a gay sexual act with him.

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Saudi Royal Escapes Felony Sex Assault Charges in L.A.

On Monday, Los Angeles County prosecutors said they will not file felony charges against Saudi Prince Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud, 29, who was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault last month at his rented $37 million Beverly Hills compound.

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Rick Perry: We Must ‘Eliminate’ ISIS, the Taliban and Boko Haram

War veteran and former Gov. of Texas Rick Perry expounded on his executive experience as the Lone Star State’s longest-serving governor and laid out the ways in which he would combat the rise of radical Islam, in addition to providing his promise of unwavering, tangible support for our country’s esteemed veterans — if he decides to run for president.

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