Category Archives: Israel

Trump tells Israelis: Arab neighbors in ‘common cause with you’ against Iran

President Trump greeted Israeli leaders in Jerusalem Monday with hopes to lay the groundwork for a peace deal with the Palestinians – saying a “rare opportunity” exists, and the threat posed by Iran is bringing Arab neighbors together toward that goal.

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Trump speaks out on ‘horrible’ anti-Semitic threats

Tuesday President Trump spoke against the wave of anti-Semitic threats against Jewish community centers, calling them “horrible” reminders of the bigotry that still exists in the country.

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Israeli leader presses UK to impose new sanctions on Iran

Monday  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged British Prime Minister Theresa May to follow the American administration and impose new sanctions on Iran over a recent missile test. The two leaders met at 10 Downing St. for talks British officials hoped would focus on boosting trade ties between the two countries once Britain leaves the European Union.

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Trump expects to speak Sunday with Israel leader Netanyahu

Sunday President Trump will speak  with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a senior White House official confirmed with Fox News. Netanyahu started the day by congratulating Trump, who on Friday officially became president, as he opened diplomatic-security cabinet meetings, according to the newspaper Haaretz.

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Jerusalem mayor blasts Obama, welcomes Trump in video

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat slammed outgoing President Barack Obama and praised President-elect Donald Trump in an official video released Thursday. Barkat urges Israelis to sign a letter urging Trump to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem – a move that Obama suggested Wednesday could be “explosive.” “My fellow citizens, during the last eight …

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Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem is ‘red line,’ Jordan warns

Jordan’s government spokesman warned on Thursday of “catastrophic” repercussions if President-elect Donald Trump makes good on a campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to contested Jerusalem.

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4 killed, 15 wounded as truck rams into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem

Sunday a  Palestinian who may be linked to ISIS rammed his speeding truck into a group of Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem killing four people and wounding 15 others before being shot dead in one of the deadliest attacks in a year-long campaign of violence, Israeli police said.

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Congress moving to cut US funding to UN in wake of anti-Israel vote

We know now that Congress is already setting the stage to cut off U.S. funding to the UN in the wake of a contested vote last week in which the Obama administration permitted an anti-Israel resolution to win overwhelming approval, according to congressional leaders, who told the Washington Free Beacon that the current administration is already plotting to take further …

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Trump assures Israel, blasts Obama over ‘roadblocks’

Wednesday President-elect Donald Trump blasted President Obama over his administration’s treatment of Israel, accusing him of making “inflammatory” statements and putting up “roadblocks” that are hampering the transition.

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Israel braces for more tensions with US as Kerry plans major speech

Israel is bracing for yet another potential clash with the Obama administration in the final weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, as Secretary of State John Kerry prepares to follow up last week’s anti-settlement U.N. censure with a major address on the U.S. vision for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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