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U.S. pushes Middle East economic plan, Palestinians reject it

7:56am EDT

MANAMA Palestinians poured scorn on a $50 billion economic formula launched by the Trump administration for Israeli-Palestinian peace as the United States sought on Wednesday to win support for the plan as a foundation to ending the decades-old conflict.

U.S. launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappy

7:15am EDT

MANAMA The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment program for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decades-old conflict. | Video

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan

Jun 23 2019

WASHINGTON The White House on Saturday outlined a $50 billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and fund a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza. | Video

Factbox: U.S. plan for Palestinian economy envisions $50 billion investment

Jun 22 2019

WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neighboring Arab countries.

EXCLUSIVE-White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan

Jun 22 2019

WASHINGTON, June 22 The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza, according to U.S. officials and documents reviewed by Reuters.

Factbox: U.S. plan for Palestinian economy envisions $50 billion investment

Jun 22 2019

WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neighbouring Arab countries.

Factbox: U.S. plan for Palestinian economy envisions $50 billion investment

Jun 22 2019

WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neighboring Arab countries.

FACTBOX-U.S. plan for Palestinian economy envisions $50 billion investment

Jun 22 2019

WASHINGTON, June 22 White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neighboring Arab countries.

EXCLUSIVE-Trump's 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace built on big-money projects

Jun 22 2019

WASHINGTON, June 22 The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza, according to U.S. officials and documents reviewed by Reuters.

Exclusive: Overruling his experts, Pompeo keeps Saudis off U.S. child soldiers list

Jun 18 2019

WASHINGTON Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been using under-age fighters in Yemen’s civil war, according to four people familiar with the matter.

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