Donald Trump says concerns about Iran ‘regional threat’ driving Israel, Arab states closer together

U.S. President Donald Trump and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deliver remarks before a dinner at Netanyahu’s residence in JerusalemSpeaking in Jerusalem after talks with Israeli leaders on the first day of his two-day visit, Mr Trump doubled-down on Iran, pledging he would never let Tehran acquire nuclear arms and demanding Tehran immediately cease military and financial backing of “terrorists and militias”. “What’s happened with Iran has brought many of the parts of the Middle East toward Israel,” Mr Trump said at a meeting with President Reuven Rivlin. In his comments to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Mr Trump mentioned a growing Iranian influence in conflicts in Syria, Yemen and Iraq, where it either backs Shiite fighters or has sent its own forces……Read More

Donald Trump says common threat of Iran may bring Israel and its Arab neighbours together