Omar Shakir, Human Rights Watch's Israel and Palestine director, reacted to the news that the Israeli government has denied his work visa, accusing the group of engaging in “Palestinian propaganda” on Friday.
Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, said in a radio interview right before the election that he believed Israelis had just as much a right, if not a greater right, as the Palestinians to control the West Bank.
Billionaire Sheldon Adelson declared Thursday evening that Donald Trump was likely to be "the best president for Israel ever," an overwhelming endorsement delivered as a former Republican Vice President sat in the audience.
Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, delivered a lengthy speech on the eve of the 2016 election in which he outlined his hardline views on Israeli-Palestinian relations — views that have come under scrutiny during his confirmation process.
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