Trump heads for Saudi Arabia on 1st foreign tour

(BBC News) US President Donald Trump has left for Saudi Arabia on his first foreign trip since becoming president.

His eight-day trip will also take in Israel, the Palestinian territories, Brussels, the Vatican and Sicily.

It comes as Mr Trump faces uproar at home following his sacking of FBI director James Comey.

He has strongly criticized the decision to appoint a special counsel to oversee an inquiry into alleged Russian influence on the US election.

Trump heads for Saudi Arabia on 1st foreign tour
Source: WND