Pompeo Issues Historic Policy Reversal: Israeli West Bank Settlements ‘Not Illegal’

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In a major, if entirely expected, complete reversal of Obama-era policy on the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday the Trump administration is reversing the official US stance on the illegality of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. “After … Read More

Trump promises Gazan people ‘more misery’ if ‘terrorist acts against Israel’ continue

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Instagram / israeliairforce President Donald Trump has expressed his full support for Israel after another escalation in the conflict, when Gaza militants launched hundreds of rockets and IDF responded with massive air strikes. “These terrorist acts against Israel will bring … Read More

Iran to ‘resist’ Trump decision on Israel’s hold over Golan

Visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump hold up the signed proclamation recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights as Netanyahu leaves the White House in Washington, Monday, March 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) TEHRAN, Iran … Read More

Pompeo sees ‘Lord at work’ as Trump is saving the Jews from Iran

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (Hadas Parush/Flash90) The U.S. secretary of state commented to a Christian media outlet that he sees his nation’s support for the Jewish state as potentially divinely inspired. During … Read More

Trump support of Golan Heights sovereignty and Netanyahu visit continue US special relationship with Israel

Affirming the strong ties between the U.S. and Israel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet next week with President Trump at the White House and will speak an estimated 18,000 people at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual policy conference … Read More

Analysis Trump’s Golan Declaration: Blessing for Netanyahu, Message to Russia

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The international response is likely to be weak, and returning the Golan isn’t something most Israelis support. The significance is mostly political, and the timing unsurprising. U.S. President Donald Trump (right) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hug after speaking at … Read More

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