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Jared Kushner just got a permanent security clearance

Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior White House adviser, was granted a permanent top-secret security clearance on Wednesday following months of uncertainty after he was stripped of his interim clearance in February, multiple news outlets reported.
Jared Kusher and Ivanka Trump

Ivanka and Kushner regain the spotlight with their controversial Jerusalem appearance

After laying low for several months, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner made waves in the international arena by opening the new US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday. Critics say the couple's role in the impactful and deeply controversial move is inappropriate given their lack of diplomatic experience.
Students wave Iranian national flags during a ceremony to mark the anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution in Tehran's Azadi (Freedom) Square February 10, 2009.

Iranian activists are scrawling their protests on thousands of bank notes to avoid censorship

Iran has reportedly arrested upwards of 5,000 people during recent protests.
Palestinians prepare to set fire to an Israeli flag and portraits of US President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a protest at the border fence with Israel in the southern Gaza city, on April 13, 2018.

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince reportedly said Palestinians should accept peace or ‘shut up and stop complaining’

The Kingdom is growing tired of mediating peace between Palestine and Israel, as recent clashes between the two sides have cast doubt on peace efforts.

Trump reportedly asked Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu if he even cares about making peace

The White House press secretary said the president's "great relationships" with world leaders doesn’t mean he can’t "be aggressive" in negotiations.
Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and White House adviser Jared Kushner

Tillerson says he knows who in the Trump administration got him fired: ‘And they know I know’

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said White House adviser Jared Kushner wanted him out before he was fired.

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince is making moves to bring a Hyperloop system to Riyadh

The high-speed travel system could have an easier time being built in Saudi Arabia under the Crown Prince's Vision 2030 plan.

An Israel-bound flight flew over Saudi Arabian airspace, making history between two countries that still don’t have diplomatic relations

Israel and Saudi Arabia have no diplomatic relations, although there have been major signs of warming ties.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Inside the rapid rise and unprecedented power grab of Saudi Arabia’s millennial crown prince — who Trump is about to meet with

The 32-year-old royal has influenced Saudi Arabia's military, foreign policy, economy, and even day-to-day religious and cultural life.

Israel’s prime minister believes Trump will pull out of the Iran deal by May

"I believe that Trump is very close to cancelling the nuclear agreement," Netanyahu told his cabinet.