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June 4, 2017 3:41 PM Can Israel help solve Africa’s problems?

Netanyahu, however, made it clear that Israel would want something back in return. MONROVIA, LIBERIA - Prime Minister Benjamin traveled 12 hours each way to Liberia on Sunday in an effort to demonstrate that Israel is serious when it says that it is coming back to Africa. Two of the 15 states – Niger and Mali – do not have diplomatic ties with Israel 52

June 3, 2017 2:14 PM ‘Irish Times’ Letters from Leo: Varadkar gets it off his chest

From bin charges to Israeli policy: A selection of many missives from the new FG leader Sir, - Responding to the European Commission report recommending that the abolition of intra-EU duty-free sales should go ahead, Mary O’Rourke, Minister for Public Enterprise, asked: “Who governs Europe, the member governments or the Commission?” (The Irish Times 74

June 2, 2017 10:00 AM Trump Left the Door Open for a Jerusalem Embassy

Donald Trump's presidency so far has followed a pattern of disruption. He snubs European allies. He tweets in atrocious grammar. He pulls out of international agreements. He shakes things up. But in one important respect, Trump's presidency appears entirely conventional. That is in the Middle East. Like his recent predecessors, he promised during the presidential 25

June 1, 2017 6:30 PM Trump to keep U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, for now

President Trump will not relocate the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, at least for now, the White House announced Thursday, reversing a campaign promise dear to some of his most conservative supporters. Moving the embassy could upset chances for a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians, the White House said in a statement 13

June 1, 2017 2:30 PM Trump delays moving U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a waiver that delays moving the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem — kicking the can down the road in the hopes that the delay will give him momentum to broker peace in the Middle East. On the campaign trail, Trump vowed to move the embassy to Jerusalem — a priority for the Republican evangelical 85

June 1, 2017 1:48 PM Trump Opts Not to Move Embassy to Jerusalem, at Least for Now

Mr. Trump began backing away from his promise to move the embassy shortly after taking office when King Abdullah II of Jordan flew to Washington without a White House invitation to buttonhole the new president at a prayer breakfast and explain what he viewed as the consequences. The king warned that a precipitous move would touch off a possibly violent 21

June 1, 2017 3:28 AM For Jerusalem Palestinians, a dilemma to seek Israeli citizenship

It's a dilemma many Palestinians from Jerusalem confront: Resign yourself to becoming an Israeli citizen or press ahead as a person without a state. "I don't really want to do it, but there is no other solution," said a 28-year-old Palestinian lawyer from east Jerusalem who has applied for Israeli citizenship. She applied in the summer of 2014 but is still 35

June 1, 2017 2:44 AM This Israeli Lawmaker Can Stop Any Trump Peace Deal He Dislikes

The new Israeli-Palestinian peace process hasn’t even started yet and it’s already facing hurdles. Naftali Bennett, a minister crucial to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition, is threatening to use his party’s seats to topple the government if Palestinians are granted any land concessions in negotiations. U.S. President Donald Trump 22

May 31, 2017 7:41 PM The report card on Trump’s foreign travels

President Trump’s first overseas trip was marked by sharp contrasts. The man who proposed a total ban on Muslims entering the United States was well received in the center of the Sunni Muslim world, where he praised Islam and politely asked for their help. But the president was not well received in Europe, where he criticized our democratic allies, especially 16

May 27, 2017 12:20 AM Sounds of silence? Trump’s body language speaks volumes

TAORMINA, Italy — The alpha-male handshake. The deadpan reaction from NATO leaders. The presidential push to the front of the pack. Even if Donald Trump hasn’t done a lot of public speaking during his big trip abroad, the body language of the president and those around him has spoken volumes. Day after day, with no presidential press conferences on the schedule 39