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Laura Kelly is a Washington D.C.-based journalist writing on U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, foreign affairs and national security. Follow her @HelloLauraKelly.

ARTICLES BY: Laura Kelly

September 12, 2019 4:56 pm

‘That’s a Bad Deal’: Senators React to Trump’s Reported Interest in Easing Pressure on Iran

Republican senators spoke out on Thursday against reports that President Donald Trump was considering easing pressure on Iran in exchange for staying inside the nuclear...

September 12, 2019 2:24 pm

US House Resolution Backing Two-State Solution ‘Stalled’ Until After Israeli Elections

Congress is deadlocked over a resolution supporting a two-state solution to the Israeli and Palestinian conflict, even as members push to bring the resolution to...

September 11, 2019 4:24 pm

Amid Iran Outreach and Bolton Ouster, Top Trump Ally on Capitol Hill Says US Commitment to Israel ‘as Strong as Ever’

Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC) said on Wednesday the US commitment to Israel was “as strong as ever” despite American overtures to Iran and the abrupt...

September 10, 2019 4:34 pm

With Congress Back in Session, Action Against Israel for Barring Entry to Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib ‘Not Happening’

House Democrats are unlikely to move forward on any declarative action against the Israeli government over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision last month to prevent...

September 9, 2019 5:39 pm

Fighting Antisemitism in Sports Tops Agenda of Upcoming New York Conference

Anthony Davidson is preparing for his worlds to collide. An academic, an avid soccer fan and the son of a Holocaust survivor, Davidson is spearheading...


Holocaust Survivors Meet With British Cricketer After Row Over Antisemitic Comments

Two Holocaust survivors met with a British former cricket player on Thursday to...

New Exhibit on History of Jewish Communities in Arab World Opens in France

An exhibition opened to the public on Wednesday at France's Institut Du Monde...

National Library of Israel Series Unearths Rare Hanukkah Artifacts in Eight Languages

To mark the eight days of Hanukkah, the National Library of Israel has...


WHO Names New Strand ‘Omicron,’ Labeling it as ‘Variant o...

i24 News – The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday named the new Covid variant detected in South Africa “Omicron”...


Israel Delays Housing Project in Eastern Jerusalem Amid US Pressure

i24 News – Israel announced on Thursday that it delayed a controversial plan to advance a housing project in east Jerusalem following pushback by the United States. According to a senior...

Middle East

Jordanians Protest Against Water-for-Energy Deal with Israel

Several thousand Jordanians protested on Friday against a water-for-energy deal with Israel and the United Arab Emirates, calling on their government to scrap its peace agreement with Israel and saying...

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