Kerry's Blunt Words for Israel Denounced by Lawmakers in Both Parties - New York Times
Republicans denounced what they said was the Obama administration's harsh treatment of a steadfast ally and Democrats signaled that they were uneasy with Mr. Kerry's pressure on Israel
, even as they praised the effort to promote Middle East peace.
How the US came to abstain on a UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements - Washington Post
Egypt had introduced a resolution at the U.N. Security Council condemning Israeli
settlements as illegal, and a vote was scheduled for the next day. The idea had been circulating at the council for months, but the abrupt timing was a surprise. Obama ...
Israel, Apple, Debbie Reynolds: Your Thursday Briefing - New York Times
Reactions to Secretary of State John Kerry's rebuke of Israel
for settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem continue to pour in after his speech Wednesday, which featured a harshness rarely used by American diplomats in discussing a close ally.
Trump holds Q&A, discussing jobs, Russia, Israel - Washington Post
PALM BEACH, Fla. — President-elect Donald Trump applauded the return of 8,000 jobs to the U.S. and hailed his transition discussions with President Barack Obama in a series of comments that amounted to the most detailed interaction he's had with ...
Israeli Justice Officials to Issue Update on Netanyahu Probe - New York Times
JERUSALEM — Israel's
Justice Ministry and police say they will issue an update "in due time" about an ongoing probe into suspicions surrounding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israeli
media are reporting that the attorney general will soon announce ...
Debbie Reynolds, Israel, Jacqueline Sauvage: Your Thursday Briefing - New York Times
John Kerry, the departing U.S. secretary of state, dropped the diplomatic niceties and used one of his last speeches in office to rebuke Israel
, warning that it was undermining any hope of a two-state solution to its conflict with the Palestinians. Mr ...
Israel sees drop in aliya numbers - Jerusalem Post Israel News
The country which lost the highest number of its Jewish inhabitants to Israel
this year was Russia, from which 7,000 immigrants made aliya in comparison with 6,600 last year. Israel
also saw a rise in aliya from Brazil this year, with the arrival of ...
Israel Threatens to Give Trump Evidence Showing Obama Was Behind U.N. Resolution - Slate Magazine (blog)Israel
continued to go on the offensive on Monday, making it clear it won't simply turn the page on the U.N. Security Council resolution approved last week that called settlements a “flagrant violation” of international law. Israel's
ambassador to the ...
Trump downplays Russian election interference, doubles down on Israel - Politico
President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday evening urged congressional lawmakers to move past the reported Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race while also doubling down on his defense of Israel
. Asked about Sen. Lindsey Graham's ...
Vox Sentences: Kerry: without two states, Israel "can be Jewish, or it can be democratic" - Vox
[Vox / Jennifer Williams]; Kerry's speech featured some of the toughest criticism of Israeli
policy from a top US official in some time: If Israel
continues to reject a two-state solution, he said, it will have to choose whether the unified Israel