Democrats raise objections to Trump education nominee

Although some are pushing narrative that Kenneth Marcus’ Israel advocacy as central to the controversy over his nomination, there is little evidence to prove this is the case


Pence heads to Mideast amid Israel embassy storm

VP had been due to travel in December last year, but Arab anger over President Trump's decision to declare Jerusalem as Jewish state's capital saw many planned meetings cancelled


3 things Trump did this week while you weren’t looking

The government shutdown loomed large over Washington this week, as Congress returned to confront an immigration impasse that threatens to derail talks over a crucial stopgap spending bill


Israeli found dead in Cyprus construction site

Police say 47-year-old died of hypothermia in city of Limassol, rule out foul play


Gaza family kills member who acted as Israeli informant

Ahmad Said Barhoum accused of supplying information that led to deaths of three Hamas militantsA family in Gaza has killed one of its own members for allegedly passing on information to Israel that led to the deaths of three Hamas militants, Palestinian sources said


Top PA negotiator ‘urged Abbas to reject US peace deal as details emerged’

Proposal outline seen by Saeb Erekta would reportedly leave Israel with military control, establish Palestinian capital outside Jerusalem, have no timetable for Israeli withdrawal


Pence sets out on Mideast trip despite threat of government shutdown

Spokeswoman for US vice president says meetings with Israeli, Egyptian and Jordanian leaders are 'integral' to American security


Top Egyptian imam doubles down on refusal to meet Pence over Jerusalem

Al-Azhar head says meeting US vice president during his Middle East trip would 'tear up my identity,' warns recognizing Israel's capital will fuel terror


Why is the US withholding aid for Palestinian refugees?

Palestinians say they are being punished for defying the US after its move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital


Israel to name Jordan envoy after settling spat: report

JERUSALEM –  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will soon decide on Israel's new ambassador to Jordan a day after the two countries agreed to put a monthslong diplomatic spat behind them


Rabbis Pledge To Protect African Asylum-Seekers Facing Deportation From Israel

"The government will have to come through us” to deport the migrants, Rabbi Susan Silverman said


Pence to travel to Middle East even if U.S. government shuts down: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Mike Pence will travel to the Middle East for talks with the leaders of Egypt, Israel and Jordan even if the U


Pence leaving for Middle East Friday regardless of shutdown

The government is heading for a shutdown, but Vice President Mike Pence is getting out of town


Jews said barred from UK campus lecture on Israel’s ‘reproductive sabotage’

Researcher at Warwick University event claimed the Jewish state, through subsidizing fertilization procedures for citizens, seeks to disenfranchise Palestinians


Nasrallah: Israel behind Lebanon car bombing of Hamas official

Terror chief says US claims of Hezbollah drug trafficking are 'detached from reality'


Shutdown threatens a ‘gut punch’ as agencies brace for closure

Federal agencies are bracing for a shutdown amid growing uncertainty about whether the Senate will vote to keep the government open past midnight


Hezbollah accuses Israel of Sidon bombing

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The leader of the Lebanese group Hezbollah on Friday accused Israel of carrying out a bomb attack that wounded a member of the Palestinian group Hamas in the Lebanese city of Sidon and called it an act of aggression