Middle East

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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

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As Middle East deals with refugee crisis, Dubai looks toward more space…on Mars

02/15/2017 5:19 PM

While most of the world is caught up in the turmoil of the Middle East refugee crisis, fears of terrorism, and the administration of a wild

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Minister says Netanyahu will push Trump for Palestinian state…in Egypt

02/14/2017 11:42 AM

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu will suggest the possibility of creating a Palestinian state in Gaza and the Sinai Peninsula during his meeting Wednesday with President Donald

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Israeli official’s faux-pas scares NFL players out of PR trip after feeling ‘used’

02/13/2017 4:03 PM Updated: 2 months ago

A planned public relations visit to Israel by top NFL players has gone awry after a faux-pas by Public Security, Strategic Affairs, and Information Minister Gilad

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Rivlin supports West Bank annexation: “Zion is entirely ours”

02/13/2017 2:46 PM

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin voiced support Monday for a full annexation by Israel of the West Bank, though he qualified his statement by saying that West

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Meet the new Hamas boss, scarier than the old Hamas boss

02/13/2017 2:03 PM

  Yahya Sanwar, the newly elected leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, is an extremist even by the Palestinian terror group’s standards, according to Palestinian

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Trump wanted to move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem at “12:01” on Inauguration Day

02/13/2017 12:06 PM Updated: 2 months ago

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump curried favor with Jewish voters by pledging to relocate the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The promise was one

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Germany cancels summit with Israel after passage of settlements law

02/13/2017 11:21 AM

A joint summit between the Israeli and German governments has been cancelled by German chancellor Angela Merkel, reportedly in response to the Knesset’s passage last week

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(Video) “Death to Trump” chant huge crowds on anniversary of Iranian revolution

02/10/2017 3:19 PM
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Israeli right pressure Netanyahu to drop two-state solution in Trump talk

02/10/2017 10:03 AM Updated: 2 months ago

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is facing pressure ahead of his meeting next week with U.S. President Donald Trump to reject a two-state solution and encourage support for

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CIA analysts warn Trump not to label Muslim Brotherhood as terrorist group

02/09/2017 6:11 PM

The Trump administration’s reported plan to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group is encountering push-back from the CIA analysts, who have warned that the label

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Archaeologists to excavate Ark of the Covenant site

02/09/2017 5:03 PM Updated: 2 months ago

After recently finding a new cave believed to have contained the Dead Sea Scrolls, archaeologists have now set their sights on unearthing more info about the site

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Evicted residents of Amona choose new unauthorized outpost as home

02/09/2017 3:40 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Residents of Amona, the West Bank settlement forcibly evacuated by the Israeli government this month, are relocating to another unauthorized outpost, according to a Times of

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Israel Immigration Authority apologizes after detaining NGO leader

02/09/2017 11:33 AM Updated: 2 months ago

Jennifer Gorovitz, the vice president of the non-profit organization The New Israel Fund, received an apology Thursday from the head of Israel’s Immigration Authority after being

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Israeli yeshivas targeted for de-funding after protesting draft

02/09/2017 9:10 AM Updated: 2 months ago

Israel Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman vowed Wednesday to take action against Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) yeshivas for rioting in protest against a military draft. Israel’s compulsory military service

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Feinstein says Israeli settlements bill dooms two-state solution

02/08/2017 5:25 PM

Israel’s just-passed “Regularization Bill,” which retroactively legalized Israeli settlements built on privately-owned Palestinian land, came under fire Wednesday from Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA). In a statement,

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Israel uncovers cash smuggling operation by Hamas, Islamic Jihad

02/08/2017 1:47 PM

A joint operation by Hamas and Islamic Jihad transferring cash from the Gaza Strip to West Bank operatives has been uncovered by Shin Bet, Israel’s Security

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Report: Jordan behind Trump’s sudden Israel shift

02/08/2017 1:27 PM Updated: 2 months ago

The White House’s press release last week, which stated that further Israeli settlement construction “may not be helpful” to the peace process, caught many off-guard, as

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Trump administration may designate Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group

02/08/2017 11:34 AM

The Trump administration is weighing the possibility of designating the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization, the New York Times reported Tuesday. The Muslim Brotherhood

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Rudy Giuliani, Elaine Chao among dozens of U.S. pols paid by Iranian terror group

02/06/2017 6:07 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  Elaine Chao, who was confirmed this week as the Trump administration’s Transportation secretary, received $50,000 in 2015 for a speech to an Iranian exile group