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Trump's 'ultimate deal' for Mideast peace meets resistance, throwing rollout into question

WASHINGTON - Two months ago, the long-awaited release of the Trump administration's ambitious plan for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, what the president has called the "ultimate deal," seemed imminent.

President Donald Trump's two top envoys to the peace process - Jared Kushner, his son-in-law and adviser, and Jason Greenblatt, a former senior Trump Organization lawyer - had prepared and begun to circulate a 40-page draft.

But the proposal hit a wall when Gulf Arab states, who have courted and been courted by Trump, flatly rejected terms they saw as radical, pro-Israel and out of line with traditional U.S. policy and international law, according to officials familiar with

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