Congress Amps Up Pressure on Moving U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Congress is increasing pressure on the Trump administration to follow through with a now-stalled promise to relocate the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, according to lawmakers and multiple sources who told the Washington Free Beacon that move is long overdue and would help strengthen the U.S.-Israel alliance after years of tension under the former Obama administration.

Islamic Scholars Gather to Discuss Destroying Israel

Some 700 Islamic scholars gathered in Beirut, Lebanon this week to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration with a conference discussing the future of the movement to destroy Israel and featuring a message from Iranian leadership to attendees to keep fighting the “Zionist regime,” Arab media reported on Wednesday.