The vice president also predicted new opportunities for peace, though Palestinians boycotted his visit.

  • Jan 22, 2018

The vice president’s regional tour is partly aimed at smoothing relations with allies after the U.S. recognized the city as Israel’s capital.

  • Jan 21, 2018

President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital will complicate his meetings. Pence usually avoids the Israeli-Palestinian conflict when asked about the trip, instead focusing on issues he wants to emphasize.

  • Jan 19, 2018

Analysts are skeptical Abbas will follow through on call to drop cooperation with Israel.

  • Jan 16, 2018

The recommendation came in response to President Trump’s Jerusalem decision.

  • Jan 15, 2018

Mahmoud Abbas also criticized the U.S. ambassador and Nikki Haley in a fiery two-hour speech. 

  • Jan 14, 2018

Officials in Israel say they should take advantage of the White House’s softer stance. 

  • Jan 12, 2018

Palestinians are infuriated that Greek Orthodox Church is selling off or leasing tracts of land, in some cases to Israeli or Jewish-owned companies

  • Jan 6, 2018

Amnesty International called the scale of arrests “alarming.” 

  • Jan 4, 2018

The long-simmering rivalry has erupted in the open and could further destabilize the fragile Gaza Strip.

  • Jan 4, 2018
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