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Posts Tagged: Trump and Israel

January 30, 2018 8:14 am

Palestinian Protesters Disrupt US-Organized Business Seminar in Bethlehem, Damage Diplomatic Vehicle

Palestinians protesting against President Donald Trump's policy on Jerusalem halted a US-coordinated Palestinian marketing workshop in the West Bank on Tuesday, damaging an American diplomatic...

January 28, 2018 11:37 am

HBO Host Bill Maher Praises US President Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

On the “Real Time” show on HBO on Friday, host Bill Maher praised US President Donald Trump’s decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s...

January 25, 2018 12:33 pm

Ambassador Haley: US Will Not Chase Palestinians Lacking Will to Seek Peace

America will not "chase after a Palestinian leadership that lacks what is needed to achieve peace," US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told...

January 17, 2018 4:03 pm

Trump Denies US Embassy to Be Moved to Jerusalem Within a Year

President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year, after...

January 16, 2018 2:04 pm

Seeking Reforms, Trump Administration to Withhold $65 Million in Funding for UN Palestinian Refugee Agency

The United States will give a UN agency $60 million in aid for Palestinians, but will withhold a further $65 million "for future consideration," an...

January 10, 2018 12:18 pm

Goldberg Variations

The New York Times is known, among other things, for promoting its own lavishly sponsored "Journeys" with full-page advertisements. For $6,995 and up it offers...

January 8, 2018 1:03 pm

White House: Delayed Pence Visit to Israel to Take Place in January

US Vice President Mike Pence will visit Egypt, Jordan and Israel from Jan. 20 to 23, the White House said on Monday, embarking on a...

January 3, 2018 4:23 pm

Trump Administration’s Warning of Aid Cut to Palestinians Is Response to PA Intransigence, Experts Say

Warnings from the Trump administration of a cut-off in American financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority serve notice on Palestinian leaders that Washington expects a...

January 3, 2018 8:32 am

Trump Administration Threatens to Withhold Aid Cash to Palestinians

Palestinians condemned as blackmail on Wednesday US President Donald Trump's threat to withhold future aid payments over their unwillingness to talk peace with Israel. Trump drew praise from...

December 25, 2017 9:04 am

Middle East Needs Two-State Solution, Pope Says in Christmas Message

Pope Francis used his Christmas message on Monday to call for a negotiated two-state solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, following US President Donald Trump's recent...

December 25, 2017 8:29 am

Israel Praises Guatemala for ‘Bold’ Jerusalem Embassy Move

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales drew praise from Israeli officials on Monday for deciding to relocate the Central American country's embassy to Jerusalem, a move in...

December 23, 2017 11:00 am

Arab States Believe US Aid Secure, Despite Defying Trump on Jerusalem at UN

Leading Arab allies threatened with cuts in aid by Donald Trump said on Friday they had no choice but to defy the US president over...

December 22, 2017 8:22 am

Palestinian Riots Flare Up Again Following UN Vote on Jerusalem

Palestinians launched more anti-US demonstrations on Friday, after the UN General Assembly rejected Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital the day before. At a protest on the...

December 21, 2017 12:38 pm

Over 100 Countries Defy Trump Aid Cut Threat, Vote for Jerusalem UN Resolution

More than 120 countries defied President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the United...


Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in...

Jewish Groups Urge Resignation of Rep. Keith Ellison Over Ties to Louis Farrakhan - Major Jewish groups, including the leading organization representing Jewish Democrats, are strongly...


At Security Council, Haley Tells Abbas: I Will Not Shut Up, US Recognition ...

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley upbraided Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN Security Council on Tuesday,...


After 30 Years of Limbo, Traditional Ethiopian-Jewish Religious Leaders Rec...

Israel has officially recognized the traditional Ethiopian religious leaders referred to as kesim, ending a 30-year controversy over their official...

Middle East

Iranian Official Threatens Israeli PM Netanyahu: ‘We Will Level Tel A... - An Iranian official has warned that Tel Aviv will be “leveled to the ground” if Israel attacks the Islamic...