Israel’s ambassador to the United States got an earful from seven House Democrats on Wednesday. Continue reading
As part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and the PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff examines the challenges and opportunities of reaching a nuclear deal with Iran. Continue reading
In our News Wrap Wednesday, Hezbollah rocket fire killed two Israeli soldiers on the Israel-Lebanon border. The Israeli military fired back with airstrikes and artillery fire. Also, Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s nominee to be the next attorney general, went before the Senate for her confirmation hearing. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The leader of the House Democrats said Thursday that Republican Speaker John Boehner blundered when he invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress amid sensitive negotiations about Iran’s nuclear program and in the shadow of Israel’s elections.
The preliminary inspection, which could take months or years, will determine if there is enough evidence to warrant a full investigation. Continue reading
Secretary of State John Kerry is ending 2014 much in the same way he started it, frustrated in efforts to push Israel and Palestinians toward peace. Continue reading
In our news wrap Wednesday, New York state’s Buffalo region was socked with a powerful, early snowstorm, which covered some areas with as much as 6 feet of powder, with more accumulation expected. Also, the Israeli government demolished the home of a Palestinian man who killed two people by driving his car into a group of pedestrians in October. Continue reading
In the deadliest attack in Jerusalem since 2008, two Palestinian men burst into a synagogue, shooting and hacking victims with meat cleavers. Four people were murdered in the attack and a police officer later died after being wounded. Judy Woodruff reports on the aftermath. Continue reading