Donald Trump touches down in Saudi Arabia on his first foreign trip as US president

Donald Trump has touched down in Saudi Arabia on the first stop on his first international trip since taking office in January.

Saudi and Arab news channels showed footage of Trump’s plane arriving in the Saudi capital Riyadh and the US President being welcomed by Saudi king Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud.  The two leaders exchanged pleasantries and Trump said it was “a great honour” to be there. 

The elaborate welcoming ceremony also included a flyover by military jets.

Mr Trump’s wife Melania was dressed demurely in a black pantsuit, but did not wear a headscarf.  In declining to adhere to

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