President Donald Trump has decided not to immediately move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, according to an announcement by the White House that is sure to rile the administration’s pro-Israel supporters, who were counting on Trump to uphold one of his most oft-repeated campaign promises.
Outrage is mounting on Capitol Hill over efforts by an anonymous member of Congress to organize an anti-Israel forum with a number of advocacy organizations that support boycotts of the Jewish state, according to multiple conversations with sources who are attempting to identify the member of Congress behind the event.
Congress is scheduled to host an anti-Israel forum that takes aim at the Jewish state’s military, accusing it of “systematic discrimination” against those living in the “occupied Palestinian territory,” according to an invitation for the event circulating on Capitol Hill that has sparked outrage among pro-Israel lawmakers.
Russian leaders are threatening to unleash a nuclear attack if the United States or its NATO allies enter the Ukrainian territory of Crimea, according to recent comments that appear to come in response to an increased military buildup by Western forces in the region.
The U.S. government still lacks the capability needed to combat an ongoing outbreak of the Zika virus more than a year after the disease spread across the United States, according to a government oversight report highlighting the inability of federal agencies surveil, track, and treat the virus.
Recently re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at the Trump administration this week, describing it as ignorant and saying that Iran “needs missiles” to confront the United States and its allies, according to recent remarks certain to rile leaders in Washington, D.C.
The Trump administration is seeking to pump $44.1 billion into the Department of Homeland Security in a bid to increase the number of federal agents patrolling America’s porous Southern border, according to a preview of the agency’s 2018 budget request, which focuses on investments in advanced technology and human personnel.
A senior Iranian official declared on Tuesday that Iran will “never stop” developing advanced missile technology in violation of international accords barring such action, according to comments that came in reaction to President Donald Trump’s strong rhetoric against Iran during a trip through the Middle East.
Just hours after a devastating terror attack in England, the U.S. military announced that it had killed seven al Qaeda militants in Yemen as part of an intelligence gathering operation aimed at disrupting the Islamic terror network.
The Trump administration declared the president is in “Jerusalem, Israel” Monday for a series of meetings with Israeli officials, a proclamation that breaks with years of American policy refraining from stating that the city of Jerusalem is part of Israel.