Two years ago Friday, President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. It was an irresponsible, dangerous and cruelly insensitive act that did grave damage to the rights and well-being of Palestinians and put an end to any pretense that the United States could help negotiate a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The U.S. House approved a Democrat-backed resolution Friday calling for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- but did so without support from the four far-left freshmen congresswomen known as "the Squad."
Two years ago Friday, President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. It was an irresponsible, dangerous, and cruelly insensitive act that did grave damage to the rights and well-being of Palestinians, writes James Zogby.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a symbolic resolution on Friday backing a two-state solution to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, following initiatives from President Donald Trump seen as heavily favoring the Jewish state.
Israeli police on Friday detained four journalists from the Palestinian Authority's official television station in Jerusalem, drawing protest from Palestinians who say their activities in the holy city are increasingly restricted.
During an event commemorating Jewish refugees from North Africa and the Middle East on Wednesday in New York, Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon said the U.N. often fights for Palestinian refugees, but forgets about Israeli refugees.
A U.S. charity building a tent hospital in the Gaza Strip is causing Palestinian unease by offering foreign medical volunteers the opportunity of weekend tourism in Israel, just across the volatile border.
Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank opened fire at a Palestinian who threw a fire-bomb at a car on Saturday, the Israeli military said, and the Palestinian Health Ministry said the man was killed.
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