Tag Archives: Israel

Trump plans to cut funding for most government agencies

President Donald Trump is preparing a “security budget” that will ramp up spending for the Pentagon while slashing funding for most other federal agencies. Trump plans to increase defense spending…

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Britain, edging towards Trump, scolds Kerry over Israel

By Guy Faulconbridge & Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) – Britain scolded U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for describing the Israeli government as the most right-wing in Israeli history, a…

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Israel postpones vote on new East Jerusalem homes before Kerry speech

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel pulled back from approving hundreds of new homes for Israelis in annexed East Jerusalem on Wednesday before a speech in which the U.S….

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Israel accuses Iran of sending Hezbollah arms on commercial flights

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Israel has accused Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of using commercial airline flights to ship weapons to the Lebanese Shi'ite Muslim group…

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Israel slams U.N. body's call for 'blacklist' of settlement companies

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel on Thursday assailed the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for adopting a measure that calls for the establishment of a database of businesses "involved in…

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Trump vows strong U.S. ties with Israel, draws fire from Clinton

By Steve Holland & Emily Flitter WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday vowed an unbreakable U.S. alliance with Israel if he is elected president in November,…

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Last survivor of Nazi death camp Treblinka dies in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Samuel Willenberg, the last survivor of Treblinka, the Nazi death camp in occupied Poland where 875,000 people were systematically murdered, has died in Israel at the age…

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Top UN official says war-hit Gaza on 'disastrous trajectory'

Jerusalem (AFP) – A top UN official helping oversee Gaza's reconstruction following its 2014 war with Israel says the territory is on a "disastrous trajectory," with Israel's blockade & Palestinian…

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Netanyahu rejects French ultimatum on Palestinian statehood

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Sunday for a more "sober" approach toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in dismissing a French peace initiative as…

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Publisher Zuckerman announces US-Israel science initiative

NEW YORK (AP) — Real estate magnate & publisher Mortimer Zuckerman has announced a scholarship program to pay for American graduate students in the sciences to study in Israel. The…

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