Trump Certifies Iran Complying with Nuclear deal, Promises New Sanctions

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration certified on Monday night in its quarterly review that Iran was complying with the 2015 nuclear agreement while also warning about Tehran’s malign…

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Kafe Knesset for July 18

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Photo by Haim Zach / GPO

Submarine confusion: Is Israel going to lose out on the German submarines at the center of a major corruption scandal involving Netanyahu’s personal lawyer and cousin David Shimron?…

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Pence: ‘Question of When’ Trump Will Move Embassy to Jerusalem

Monday, July 17, 2017
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Vice President Mike Pence assured thousands of Christian supporters of Israel on Monday that it’s only a matter of time until President Donald Trump moves the U.S. Embassy…

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Dermer Blasts ‘Fake News’ on Israel

Monday, July 17, 2017
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‘Tonight I’d like to talk to you about Fake News,” Israel’s Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer started his speech at the annual Christians United for Israel’s ‘Night to Honor…

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

Monday, July 17, 2017
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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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JI Viewpoints on 2nd Anniversary of Iran deal

Sunday, July 16, 2017
Obama and Biden walk together after Obama announced that the United States, with five other major world powers, and Iran have reached a nuclear deal (Reuters/Joshua Roberts)

Alan Solow, former Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations: “Two years into the deal, I think that the indications are that Iran is in compliance with…

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State Dept Questions if Taylor Force Act ‘Accomplishes’ Objective of Stopping Terror

Thursday, July 13, 2017
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Top State Department official notes Palestinian progress in cutting terror payments WASHINGTON – A top State Department official expressed skepticism regarding the efficiency of the Taylor Force Act…

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Bipartisan Letter Demands Answers on Bob Levinson

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Levinson family handout via Reuters

WASHINGTON – Nearly two dozen lawmakers led by Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) published a letter to President Donald Trump imploring the White House to increase…

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Senators Demand Action on Palestinian Terror Payments

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Republican and Democratic lawmakers called for a dramatic reduction in U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Wednesday….

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State Dept: Friedman’s Meeting Palestinian Negotiators ‘Perhaps an Upgrade’

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
photo by Haim Zach / GPO

WASHINGTON – U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman’s meeting with senior Palestinian negotiators is “not a downgrade but perhaps even an upgrade,” State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said…

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