Kushner says not every side will love peace plan

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

On Monday night, Jared Kushner discussed the Middle East peace process with Sean Hannity in an interview on Fox News. In the interview, Kushner seemed to indicate that…

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Why UN failure to condemn Hamas matters

Friday, December 7, 2018

TURTLE BAY: A United Nations resolution that would have condemned militant group Hamas and its terror attacks on Israel failed to pass on Thursday.  The resolution, drafted and pushed by…

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Russia proposes Iran sanctions relief in return for Syria withdrawal

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

REPORT — “Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu said in a closed hearing on Monday that Russia recently proposed to Israel and the U.S. that Iran be granted relief from some…

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Trump Won’t Punish Allies for Buying Iranian Oil Despite Sanctions

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

National Security Advisor John Bolton said Wednesday that the Trump administration is unlikely to impose harsh punishments on American allies who continue to buy Iranian oil after new…

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House committee advances Jordan MOU amidst rare Congressional critique of Amman

Friday, December 15, 2017

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed legislation that would re-authorize a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen U.S. defense ties with Jordan….

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Senators offer competing views on Lebanese PM’s resignation

Friday, November 10, 2017

WASHINGTON – Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s resignation during a trip in Saudi Arabia on Saturday stunned many political analysts in Beirut and across the region. “Iran has…

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PA’s Zomlot calls for US forces in the West Bank

Monday, October 2, 2017

WASHINGTON – In a lengthy briefing with reporters on Monday, Husam Zomlot, a top Palestinian diplomat, called for American soldiers to provide security in the West Bank during…

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CFR’s Haass: Only ‘Optimist on Steroids’ Believes Syrian Ceasefire Will Hold

Monday, July 17, 2017

WASHINGTON – After six years of horrific bloodshed across Syria, President Donald Trump has invested presidential credibility towards negotiating a ceasefire with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in…

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In Riyadh, Obama Defends Nuclear Talks with Iran

Thursday, April 21, 2016

President Barack Obama strongly defended the nuclear negotiations with Iran at the end of the US-GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday. Speaking at…

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U.S. Customs Renews Order Labeling Israeli Settlement Products

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Is the U.S. joining the EU in labeling Israeli settlement products? On January 23, the U.S. Customs released a statement reminding American importers that goods produced in the…

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