Sunday, May 21, 2017

Trump's Royal Welcome in Saudi Arabia

Trumps on tour: Donald and Melania (plus Jared & Ivanka) are greeted by the Saudi king as they land in Riyadh Saturday morning, for his crucial first test abroad. The  President touched down in Saudi Arabia after flying overnight on Air Force One. Saudi King presented Trump with the kingdom's top civilian honor, the gold King Abdulaziz medal. After two days of meetings in Riyadh, during which he is set to call for Arab nations to help in the fight against ISIS, Trump will travel to Israel. He will then travel to Rome on Wednesday. Trump has become the only US president to make Saudi his first overseas stop.

President Trump and Secretary of State Tillerson dance in Saudi Arabia - President Trump and members of his cabinet do a ceremonial dance outside Murabba Palace on Trump's first trip to Saudi Arabia.

President Donald Trump's Incredible Welcome Ceremony at Al Yamamh Palace in Saudi Arabia 

President Trump receives Saudi royal welcome - CNN contributing writer Anushay Hossain discusses what President Trump's goals are in Saudi Arabia.

Trump signs arms deal with Saudi Arabia - President Trump signed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia at a ceremony in Riyadh.

Saudis open their arms to Donald Trump - Despite his harsh campaign rhetoric against Islam and past comments linking Saudi Arabia to the 9/11 terror attacks, Saudis appear hopeful as President Donald Trump visits their country. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.

Raw: President Trump Arrives in Saudi Arabia - President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Saturday. It is the president's first foreign visit since his inauguration. (May 20)

Raw: King Salman Meets Trump at Airport - Saudi Arabia's King Salman Bin Abdulaziz and other officials hosted a coffee ceremony for Donald Trump after he arrived at the airport in the capital Riyadh on Saturday. (May 20)

Raw: Saudi Arabia Honors Trump in Riyadh - More than a dozen horses flanked the presidential limousine on Saturday as Donald Trump was driven to the Royal Court in Riyadh, where he received Saudi Arabia's highest civilian honor from King Salman. (May 20)

Raw: Trump, Saudi King Sign Agreements in Riyadh - President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Saturday signed a series of agreements cementing their countries' military and economic partnerships. The agreements include a military sales deal of about 110 billion US dollars, effective immediately. (May 20)

Tillerson Claims New US-Saudi Partnership - Following a signing ceremony between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia to cement a number of defense and business agreements, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared the two countries are dedicating themselves to "a new strategic partnership." (May 20)

Trump Says First Day of Trip is 'Tremendous' - President Donald Trump says the first day of his maiden international trip has been "tremendous." Late in the day, he said deals with Saudi Arabia would lead to "tremendous investments" in the United States. (May 20)

Raw: Trump Visits National Museum in Riyadh - President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia's lavish royal welcome Saturday as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in Washington. (May 20)

Trump Welcomed with Sword Dance at Saudi Palace - President Donald Trump received a lavish welcome and briefly joined Saudi King Salman in a traditional male-only sword dance before a state dinner at Saudi Arabia's Murabba Palace. (May 20)

 President Trump Participates in the Signing Ceremony - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 President Trump Participates in a Bilateral Meeting with the Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

President Trump delivers remarks at Arab Islamic American Summit - The president in the speech called on Muslim leaders to unite with other countries in fighting terrorism.

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