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 ...

Intel spat only adds to Israeli concerns about Trump visit

/ May 18, 2017

Intel spat only adds to Israeli concerns about Trump visit

When Donald Trump was elected president, Israeli nationalists rejoiced that a reputed strong ally would be moving into the White House. But as Trump prepares to visit the region this weekend, apprehension reigns instead. A diplomatic blowup over the status of Jerusalem, followed by ...

Abbas in India to boost ties ahead of Modi's Israel trip

/ May 15, 2017

Abbas in India to boost ties ahead of Modi's Israel trip

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas landed in New Delhi late Sunday for a three-day visit looking to strengthen ties with India ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic trip to Israel. Abbas arrived with a delegation for his third state visit to India, where he ...

Palestinians say Pizza Hut mocked hunger striker, call for boycott

May 10, 2017

Palestinians say Pizza Hut mocked hunger striker, call for boycott

Palestinians called for a boycott of Pizza Hut on Tuesday after the company’s franchise in Israel was accused of mocking hunger-striking prisoners. The franchise’s Facebook page was said to have shared an image released by Israeli police which appears to show Palestinian hunger-strike leader ...