Kushner’s economic plan for Mideast peace faces broad Arab rejection

A member of Palestinian security forces loyal to Hamas patrols the border area with Egypt, in the southern Gaza Strip, June 23, 2019. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

RIYADH/AMMAN/CAIRO (Reuters) – Arab politicians and commentators greeted U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle East $50 billion economic vision with a mixture of derision and exasperation, although some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance. In Israel, Tzachi Hanegbi, a cabinet member close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, described Palestinians’ rejection of […]

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