Trump heads to Israel in possible first arrival from Saudi

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As President Donald Trump sets off for his first overseas trip on Friday, foreign leaders have been primed on the best way to interact with him.

Trump was expected to say "Islamist extremism" during his speech, and because of the different connotations between the two words, the deviation caught the attention of reporters covering the trip.

During the 2016 USA campaign, Trump said "Islam hates us".

The donation raised some eyebrows, since candidate Trump regularly excoriated the Clinton Foundation for accepting donations from repressive Middle East regimes such as Saudi Arabia. In his Saudi speech, Trump condemned "Islamic extremism", "Islamists", and "Islamic terror", but not once uttered the precise phrase he pressed Obama on.

Some of Trump's wording on the issue also changed from his prepared remarks. Both the original order and a second directive that dropped Iraq from the banned list have been blocked by the courts. He pledged deeper ties with the Middle East to tackle terrorism and encouraged more economic development in the region.

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Trump offered few indications of whether he planned to shift US policy to better fight terrorism.

The UAE's USA ambassador, Yousef Al Otaiba, said in a statement that the promised donation reflects "our commitment to empowering women in our region and builds on the progress we have made in our country, where women play a role in every segment of society". Indications suggested that Trump would steer clear of the rhetoric he has used about Muslims before, but Trump deviated from his planned remarks by mentioning "Islamic extremism" as he blasted terrorism throughout the region. "Drive them out! Drive them out of your places of worship, drive them out of your communities, drive them out of your holy land and drive them out of this earth".

Norm Eisen, former ethics official for the Obama Administration and a regular critic of the Trump family's conflicts of interest, noted in an email to NPR, "In my view foreign government donations to a fund run by a reputable worldwide organization like the World Bank for a good cause are generally acceptable". Obama called for understanding and acknowledged some of America's missteps in the region. But Mr Trump gave message of hope, amity and friendship from the platform of Riyadh Summit.

Today in global politics, USA president Donald Trump clutches a glowing orb with the Saudi Arabian king and the leader of Egypt... Officials spent the days before Trump's departure dealing with a steady stream of revelations about the federal investigation into his campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation and the fallout from his firing of FBI Director James Comey.

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