U.S. delays Palestinian aid

Jan 6, 2018

U.S. delays Palestinian aid

The U.S. has delayed paying about $125 million to the United Nations agency that serves Palestinian refugees, said two people familiar with the matter, after President Donald Trump vented his frustration about getting no "respect" or help in the peace process despite American funding. The ...

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.