The Trump administration has started to implement its multi-faceted plan to foster peace between Israel and the Palestinians, a process that will begin in June when Bahrain hosts a forum to promote economic development in key Palestinian territories, according to senior administration officials.
The Trump administration’s long rumored peace plan is just beginning to spill into public view, with senior officials organizing a June 25 business forum in Bahrain that will bring together a range of political and business officials in the region to develop methods to spur growth in the Palestinian economy.
The U.S. Embassy in Israel has issued a countrywide security alert warning of possible terror attacks and violence as Palestinians protest the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
New York congressman Eliot Engel, the chair of the House foreign affairs committee, is not a fan of his new “ultra-left” colleagues within the House Democratic majority.
Freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) on Friday invoked the Holocaust in a positive light, saying she felt a “calming feeling” knowing her ancestors helped “create a safe haven for Jews.”
Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D., N.J.) pushed back against freshman representative Rashida Tlaib’s (D., Mich.) characterization of a meeting he and another Democratic representative had with her back in February, saying he was “disappointed by the misleading way this attempt to bridge differences was characterized.”
A United Nations spokesman, replying to a five-day-old post about Holocaust Remembrance Day, demanded a Holocaust museum respond to a ten-year-old Israeli comment.
When a baby in Gaza tragically perished over the weekend, Palestinians blamed Israeli forces but Islamic Jihad has reportedly confirmed to the family that its own misfired rocket was responsible.