All posts tagged Donald Trump

Trump and Putin discuss Syria

In past discussions Trump has shown naivety about Russia’s seriousness about threats from Syria, and all indications after this week’s summit are that he is becoming less assertive, not more, with Putin.

Aussie pollies hold talks in Israel

IT was a meeting of former prime ministers when Israel's Ehud Olmert and Australia's Tony Abbott took the stage to address the Strategic Leadership Conference gala dinner at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem on Sunday. 

Senator to probe UNRWA funding

MONEY provided by Australia to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is being used “for evil purposes”, Senator David Leyonhjelm said last week.

Pompeo sets demands for new Iran deal

America has finally answered the question that the whole Middle East has been asking since early May: What does it want from Iran in return for a new deal?

US Embassy move: ‘A great day for Israel’

After years of Israeli campaigning and complaining, the US moved its embassy to Jerusalem on Monday, in what Israel's President lauded as a "brave step".

US Jerusalem embassy set to open on Monday

A high-level American delegation is heading to Israel, for the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, May 14.

Tensions high as Trump nixes Iran deal

Israeli leaders have hailed Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Iranian nuclear deal as "historic", and claimed he has made the Jewish State safer.

‘Defective’ deal ditched

AS global leaders reacted to Donald Trump's announcement in the early hours of Wednesday morning, Australian time, that he was pulling the United States out of the "decaying and rotten" Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran, a deal that was "defective at its core", Israel, which welcomed the news, prepared for repercussions across its northern border.

Bibi’s revelations highlighted Iran deal’s failings

Continuing with the status quo would have led to a future Iranian nuclear problem likely to be much more dangerous and destabilising than even the current crisis over Korea.

Israel exposes Iran’s nuclear weapons program

Benjamin Netanyahu is waiting with baited breath to find out whether his intelligence coup from Iran, revealed in a dramatic speech on Monday, is enough to derail the”terrible” nuclear deal.