Category Archives: Israel
Sunday President Donald Trump began one of his patented tweetstorms saying he has “never gotten over” former President Barack Obama’s $1.7 billion cash payment to Iran to curb their nuclear weapons development, which drew no investigation in Congress, the FBI or the Department of Justice. Advertisements
Tuesday Israel warned Syrian President Bashar Assad to stop letting his war-torn country be used by Iran as a launching pad for attacks, and tensions in the region remained high following a weekend skirmish and a new Syrian threat of “more surprises.”
Sunday President Donald Trump said in an interview that he was “not necessarily sure” Israel was seeking to reach a peace agreement with the Palestinians.
Saturday the Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country and struck Iranian targets in Syria that launched it, in what the military called a “severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at the country’s chief of police ahead of an expected announcement concerning a corruption probe into the long-standing leader.
Sunday Israel granted legal status to a previously unauthorised outpost in the occupied West Bank in response to a Palestinian shooting attack last month that killed one of its residents.
US President Donald Trump has questioned whether peace talks with Israel will ever resume, blaming the Palestinians. Trump said Palestinians had “disrespected” the US in the wake of his controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Monday Vice President Mike Pence said the peace between Israel and the Palestinians is more likely following the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish State.
As the Arab world publicly decried President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, new evidence suggests a contrary private opinion in Egypt.