Middle East

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Israeli AG stops police from questioning John Kerry, Dan Shapiro in Bibi bribery probe

02/24/2017 12:25 PM

This week, Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit objected to authorities questioning former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and former U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro in connection with

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Israel shuts down Palestinian elementary school accused of being Hamas front

02/24/2017 11:47 AM Updated: 1 day ago

An East Jerusalem elementary school accused of being a front for Palestinian terror group Hamas was shut down this week by Israeli authorities. In a report

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Trump clarifies: “No, I like the two-state solution”

02/24/2017 10:09 AM Updated: 1 day ago

President Donald Trump voiced support for a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict Thursday, his first time doing so as president. “No, I like the two-state

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Israeli police prepare for clash as Women of the Wall and Ultra-Orthodox square off

02/23/2017 4:45 PM Updated: 2 days ago

Israeli police are gearing up for a possible outbreak of violence ahead of a monthly prayer service to be held by Women of the Wall on

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Israel successfully tests improved Iron Dome missiles

02/23/2017 1:19 PM

Israel ran successful tests Wednesday of an improved version of its Iron Dome missile defense system, according to the country’s Defense Ministry. In a statement, the

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Nikki Haley meets with parents of fallen Israeli soldier

02/23/2017 10:03 AM Updated: 2 days ago

Since Israel’s military operation in Gaza in 2014, the body of fallen Israeli soldier Hadar Goldin has been held captive by Palestinian terror group Hamas. On

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Israeli official blames Obama administration for 2016 peace plan failure, contradicting earlier reports

02/22/2017 2:52 PM

The Obama administration was the culprit behind the failure of a regional peace agreement, according to a senior Israeli official Tuesday. The official claimed the proposal

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Former Gitmo detainee, compensated by UK government, dies in ISIS attack

02/22/2017 1:34 PM

The life of Jamal al-Harith is being puzzled over today. Originally from Britain, he ended-up in Guantanamo Bay but was compensated with £1 million from the U.K.

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Classmates, teachers from Jared Kushner’s yeshiva appeal to his conscience in letter (updated)

02/21/2017 5:16 PM Updated: 4 days ago

Former students and faculty from the Frisch School, a yeshiva high school in Paramus, N.J, are imploring White House adviser Jared Kusher to use his political influence

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Jordan and Egypt warn against one-state solution

02/21/2017 4:36 PM Updated: 4 days ago

The leaders of Egypt and Jordan declared that a two-state solution is “the only solution for ending the conflict” between Palestinians and Israelis, troubling the possibility

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Israel passes amedment protecting settlers against discrimination

02/21/2017 3:30 PM

Israel received censure from most of the world earlier this month after its passage of the “Regularization Bill,” which retroactively legalized settlements built on privately-owned Palestinian

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Netanyahu rejected John Kerry peace proposal in secret 2016 meeting

02/20/2017 3:07 PM

The Israel-Palestinian conflict could have been resolved last year, when then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu a regional peace plan involving

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Israel orders demolition of Bedouin village in West Bank’s pivotal E1 area

02/20/2017 10:49 AM

Israel ordered dozens of demolition orders Sunday for an entire Bedouin village in the West Bank’s Area C, a rare move for the IDF. The village,

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Israel: the week in review

02/18/2017 5:51 PM Updated: 1 week ago

News in Israel this week once again revolved around the seemingly never-ending issues of settlement construction, dwindling hopes for a two-state solution, and controversial ambassador to

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Netanyahu talks settlement ‘mechanism’ with Pence

02/17/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 1 week ago

In addition to his joint conference Wednesday with President Donald Trump, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu held a less publicized meeting with VP Mike Pence the following

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Australia Foreign Minister says “world should support” alternatives to two-state solution

02/16/2017 4:13 PM

Australia may be open to alternatives to a two-state solution, and so should the rest of the world, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop suggested Thursday. “The

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Liberal Jewish leaders react negatively to Trump-Netanyahu meeting

02/16/2017 2:00 PM

While President Donald Trump’s meeting Wednesday with Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu was received warmly by those on Israel’s right, it was greeted with decidedly less enthusiasm

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Israeli right celebrates Trump-Netanyahu meeting as dawn of “a new era”

02/16/2017 11:44 AM Updated: 1 week ago

The joint press conference held Wednesday by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump was hailed as “historic” Thursday by politicians on Israel’s right. The

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Bipartisan team of former ambassadors challenge David Friedman’s credentials

02/16/2017 11:17 AM Updated: 1 week ago

Five former U.S. ambassadors are campaigning to prevent the confirmation of David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel, calling him “unqualified” and saying he holds “extreme, radical positions” in

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Building dedicated by U.S. ambassador to Israel nominee built on privately owned Palestinian land

02/16/2017 8:29 AM

A building in the West Bank settlement of Beit El dedicated by David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s nominee for ambassador to Israel, was built on privately