Israel offers concessions to Palestinians ahead of Trump visit

May 22, 2017

Israel offers concessions to Palestinians ahead of Trump visit

Israel on Sunday authorized a few economic concessions to the Palestinians requested by President Donald Trump, hours before the U.S. leader begins a visit in which he hopes to revive peace talks frozen since 2014. As well as the concessions, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ...

Obama to attend Jerusalem funeral for Shimon Peres

Sep 29, 2016

Obama to attend Jerusalem funeral for Shimon Peres

U.S. President Barack Obama will join other world leaders in attending the funeral of Israeli ex-President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, the White House said Wednesday. The president “will lead the U.S. delegation to Jerusalem to participate in the funeral,” ...