A new ABC News/Washington Post poll finds that seven out of 10 Americans think the United States should stay out of peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians, according to the Times of Israel.
Unrest is growing in the Palestinian territories ahead of President Barack Obama’s first visit to Israel on March 20. Riots and protests have erupted throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip in recent days, prompting some Israeli officials and Middle East observers to warn that Obama’s visit could spark a third intifada.
The implementation of a Fatah-Hamas unity government could begin as early as the end of the month, reigniting the legal debate over U.S. financial aid to the Palestinian Authority and heightening tensions between the Obama administration and Palestinian leadership.
A poll released by Pew Research Center in December has shown that while the Republican Party remains largely united in its support for Israel, liberal Democrats are almost evenly divided.
Israel is facing a critical turning point in its war against Hamas militants according to Maj. Gen. (Res.) Dan Harel, former deputy chief of the Israeli Defense Force (IDF)’s General Staff and a former head of its Southern Command.
Members of Congress overwhelmingly lined up behind Israel as it wages a defensive war against Palestinian terrorists who have fired hundreds of rockets at the Jewish state’s citizens in recent days.
JERUSALEM—The head of Hamas’ military wing who had topped Israel’s target list for a decade and escaped several assassination attempts fell victim Wednesday to an elaborate deception.
Islamic militants fired more than 110 rockets and mortars into Israeli territory over the past four days in attacks that injured eight Israelis, according to a report issued by the Israeli Defense Forces Strategic Division.
A video posted to YouTube on Sunday claims to show a Palestinian militant group launching 107mm rockets into Israeli territory late Sunday as violence along Israel’s border ramps up after months of relative calm.