UNESCO’s executive board formally adopted a controversial measure on Tuesday which Israel has said denies the historic Jewish connection to holy sites in Jerusalem.
US Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) are leading a bipartisan effort to stop the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) from passing a resolution that would describe the Temple Mount and the Western Wall as holy Muslim sites, thus diminishing the historic and verified Jewish and Christian ties to the Old City of Jerusalem.
The US State Department has sharply criticized an Israeli plan to build 98 homes in the Judea & Samaria community of Shiloh.
Top national security officials are once again presenting to US President Barack Obama options to strike at the regime of Bashar Assad, at a critical moment in a five-year war throughout which he has repeatedly declined to act.
There are titanic shifts taking place in Washington D.C. Under the watch of President Barack Obama, a flock of Muslim aides and advisors have been welcomed into the White House.
Russia has sent an S-300 air defense missile system to its naval base in Syria’s port of Tartus, to guarantee the security of the base from the air, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said this week.
A writer for the Kuwaiti-based Al-Seyassah newspaper has called for Arab and Muslim countries to “immediately recognize Israel,” telling them to drop slogans used to maintain the pretense of non-recognition such as “the Zionist entity.”
As dignitaries arrive from all over the world, to pay their respects to one of Israel’s greatest leaders, Shimon Peres, it’s an opportunity to reflect on who the man was in his life.
US presidential candidates met separately with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu on the eve of their first presidential debate.
Israelis and Palestinians anxiously awaiting US President Barack Obama’s decision whether or not to take up their conflict at the UN Security Council were given few clues in his final speech as president to the UN General Assembly.