Israel

Associated Press
Ameera Butt
May 20, 2019 - 7:40 am
Almost two years ago, the Trump administration decided to move the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, stoking anger among Palestinians in the region and rising tension between them and Israeli's. Eric Garcetti, the Mayor of Los Angeles, who visited Jerusalem recently supports the...
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AP
April 10, 2019 - 7:16 am
Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to be headed toward a historic fifth term as Israel's prime minister on Wednesday, with close-to-complete unofficial election results giving his right-wing Likud and other nationalist and religious parties a solid majority in parliament. The outcome affirmed Israel's...
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AP
February 12, 2019 - 10:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar has apologized for tweets suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they are being paid to do so. But President Donald Trump on Tuesday called her apology "lame" and said she should resign from Congress or at least not be...
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AP
February 11, 2019 - 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar "unequivocally" apologized on Monday for tweets about the influence in Congress of an American organization that supports Israel, which drew bipartisan criticism and a rebuke from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The Minnesota Democrat said she had...
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AP
October 09, 2018 - 11:24 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — In a groundbreaking case, Israel has detained an American graduate student at its international airport for the past week, accusing her of supporting a Palestinian-led boycott campaign against the Jewish state. The case highlights Israel's concerns about the boycott movement and...
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Associated Press
June 24, 2018 - 12:07 pm
(AP) - President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser said in an interview published Sunday that the administration will soon present its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, with or without input from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. In an interview published in the Arabic language Al-Quds...
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Associated Press
May 15, 2018 - 7:21 am
(CBS NEWS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday defended the military's use of lethal force against Palestinians during anti-Israel protests along the Gaza border. In an interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor, the prime minister said Palestinians put children in the...
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