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Trump's Direct Saudi-to-Israel Flight Breaks Symbolic Barrier

  • Air Force One flies straight from Riyadh to Tel Aviv Monday
  • President heads to troubled Middle East on first foreign trip
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Trump Heads to Israel with Unified Front on Iran

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President Donald Trump made a direct flight Monday between two nations that have historically been sworn enemies, Saudi Arabia and Israel -- a first for Air Force One.

Trump traveled from Riyadh to Tel Aviv in what appears to be an unprecedented direct flight by a U.S. president between those nations, which don’t have diplomatic relations, in a region fraught with tension.