Netanyahu asks skeptical EU to accept Jerusalem policy

Dec 11, 2017

Netanyahu asks skeptical EU to accept Jerusalem policy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged the European Union to follow U.S. President Donald Trump's lead and recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but EU ministers shook their heads at Trump's move. Netanyahu, arriving for a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels, said ...

Dec 11, 2017

Trump shakes up the Middle East

While Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is a symbolic victory for Israelis, that does not make it a wise move tactically or strategically.

Two Palestinians dead in 'day of rage'

Dec 9, 2017

Two Palestinians dead in 'day of rage'

Clashes, Palestinian rocket fire and Israeli airstrikes killed at least two people and wounded dozens of others on Friday in violence linked to U.S. President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. In the latest diplomatic fallout, the United States stood alone as, one ...

'Day of rage' protests U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Dec 8, 2017

'Day of rage' protests U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Furious Palestinians have called for a "day of rage" on Friday as protests spread against U.S. President Donald Trump's widely criticized recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. A senior Palestinian official said late Thursday U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was "not welcome in Palestine" following ...