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Liberal Democrats Ask Boehner To Postpone Netanyahu Address

Letter chides the Speaker for “using a foreign leader as a political tool against the President.”

02/19/2015

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a stop of the "Give America a Raise" bus tour at the U.S. Capitol Building on April 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Pelosi Says ‘I Don’t Know’ About Attending Netanyahu Address To Congress

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is still peeved over Republicans’ decision to ask the leader of Israel — an archenemy of Iran — to address Congress in March right in the middle of delicate negotiations with Tehran over its nuclear program.

01/30/2015

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US: Israel Raising Tensions By Withholding Tens Of Millions In Tax Revenues To Palestinians

The Obama administration said Monday it was reviewing its annual $440 million aid package to the Palestinians because of their effort to join the International Criminal Court to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel.

01/06/2015

Jewish settlers attacked American consular officials Friday during a visit the officials made to the West Bank as part of an investigation into claims of damage to Palestinian agricultural property, Israeli police and Palestinian witnesses say. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel Police: US Officials Attacked By Jewish Settlers In West Bank

Jerusalem (AP) – Jewish settlers attacked American consular officials Friday during a visit the officials made to the West Bank as part of an investigation into claims of damage to Palestinian agricultural property, Israeli police […]

01/02/2015

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Israeli Police: US Christian Turned Down Palestinian’s Offer To Assassinate Obama During 2013 Visit

An American Christian who faces charges in Israel of trying to blow up Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem denies the charges, his lawyer said Wednesday.

12/10/2014

Palestinian Authority president demands a withdrawal of Israeli troops from Palestinian territories, says his people will never support "the Jewish State." (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Palestinian President: We Will Never Recognize Israel As Jewish State

Palestinian Authority president demands a withdrawal of Israeli troops from Palestinian territories, says his people will never support “the Jewish State.”

12/01/2014

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US Sen. Elizabeth Warren On Trip To Middle East

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on a tour of the Middle East with stops planned in Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan.

11/24/2014

Israeli emergency personnel take out a body of an Israeli man outside a synagogue on Nov. 18, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. (credit: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

Netanyahu Orders Destruction Of Attackers’ Homes Behind Deadly Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

Israel’s prime minister has ordered authorities to destroy the homes of the attackers who killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue.

11/18/2014

Ultra-orthodox Jewish men look on at the scene of an attack, by two Palestinians, on Israeli worshippers at a synagogue in the ultra-Orthodox Har Nof neighbourhood in Jerusalem on Nov. 18, 2014. (credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: 3 Americans Killed In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

Israeli police said four worshipers were killed and six wounded on Tuesday in an attack on a synagogue in an ultra-orthodox Jewish neighborhood in west Jerusalem.

11/18/2014

The Palestinian president has accused Israel of igniting a "religious war" by allowing Jewish worshippers to visit a contested holy site in Jerusalem.  (Photo by Thaer Ganaim/PPO via Getty Images)

Palestinian President: Israel Leading ‘Religious War’

The Palestinian president has accused Israel of igniting a “religious war” by allowing Jewish worshippers to visit a contested holy site in Jerusalem.

11/11/2014

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