Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has "unequivocally" apologized for tweets suggesting a powerful pro-Israel interest group paid members of Congress to support Israel.
By Associated Press
In our Monday news wrap, Taliban fighters carried out a brazen and deadly attack at a heavily fortified Afghan intelligence base, killing dozens of military personnel. The attackers detonated a stolen military vehicle packed with explosives, allowing more militants to…
Israel appears to be sending a message to key players in Syria, that Iran's continued presence there risks triggering even tougher Israeli action.
By Josef Federman, Associated Press
Attorney general nominee William Barr says he turned down joining President Donald Trump's defense team in the Russia investigation.
By Associated Press
In our Wednesday news wrap, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will reportedly leave the Justice Department once a new attorney general is confirmed. Rosenstein oversees the special counsel’s Russia investigation and has been attacked by President Trump. Also, Israeli security…
By Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press
Egypt’s president has told CBS that his country and Israel are cooperating against Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
In the Gaza Strip, 97 percent of freshwater is unsuitable for human consumption, and raw sewage pours into the Mediterranean Sea. Facilities for desalinating and treating water function on only a limited basis, as Israel controls the flow of fuel…
By Thomas Adamson, Associated Press
The withdrawals will not greatly impact UNESCO financially, since it has been dealing with a funding slash ever since 2011 when both Israel and the U.S. stopped paying dues after Palestine was voted in as a member state.
The Middle East is facing a water crisis, and the divisions between Israel and Palestinians have only exacerbated the problem. But whereas Israel is a pioneer in desalination and produces much of its own water, in Gaza, Palestinians struggle with…
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