Saudi, UAE pledge $100mn to Ivanka Trump women's fund

Saudi, UAE pledge $100mn to Ivanka Trump women's fund

Saudi, UAE pledge $100mn to Ivanka Trump women's fund

When President Obama spoke to the Muslim world in Cairo, Egypt, eight years ago, his tone was, "I'm going to speak to my enemies", liberal Washington Post columnist David Ignatius told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Monday'.

Trump, fresh off two days in Saudi Arabia, will journey to Jerusalem on Monday and his stay will include separate meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. So these are people that push gays off business - off buildings.

"The Iranian nation has made a decision to be powerful". Trump has threatened to try to renegotiate the deal. Rouhani told a news conference, broadcast live on state television.

"The people know. that without competition on the basis of quality, not on the basis of political or security power, that our economy can not progress", he said. During a press briefing Saturday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hammered Iran's newly re-elected president for his government's oppressive policies.

It's been a long while since then-President George W. Bush labeled Iran, Iraq and North Korea an "axis of evil". His opening address to the Muslim world in 2009 also made numerous references to democracy and human rights.

Rouhani further criticized the Saudi summit that Trump attended on Sunday, describing it as a "show-off" that "will not have any political and practical values".

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was in Saudi Arabia with President Trump this weekend, and today he appeared on CNBC to chat about it.

"I hope that the day will come that Saudi Arabia will adopt this path", he said.

"The Iranian people voted for moderation as they know a prosperous economy and jobs can only happen through investment, and investment through freedom and interaction with the world", he said. "They should be picked by the people".

The president's turn toward Sunni-led Saudi Arabia is, by design, a move away from Shiite Iran. "Foreign Policy or simply milking KSA of $480B?" Saudi Arabia giving $25 million... all of these countries.

Despite his toned down rhetoric, Trump warned the leaders gathered in Riyadh on Sunday that inaction on their part would bring "suffering, death, despair", CNN reported.

The POTUS touched down in Israel on Monday for the second leg of his nine-day worldwide stint.

Although Israel also sees Iran as a threat to its security, it has a military advantage over the Arab states and has always been concerned about arms sales to them that could possibly narrow the margin separating them.

In his speech, the president also put the blame on Iran for the "instability" happening in the region.

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