Daniel Estrin, NPR’s Jerusalem correspondent, breaks down what Trump said -- and didn't say -- during his Middle East tour this week.
By Erica R. Hendry
President Donald Trump departs Friday for the Middle East in his first overseas trip as president. He visits Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican -- the bases of three major world religions -- aiming to unify the region against extremism…
By Larisa Epatko
White House spokesman Sean Spicer will brief the press on Wednesday afternoon, the day of Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas' visit to Washington, D.C., and FBI Director James Comey's testimony on Capitol Hill. You can watch Spicer's press conference live.
By News Desk
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will press Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas Wednesday to end payments to families of Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails, according to U.S. officials, one of several actions Washington believes could lead to resumed peace talks with…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
By Karin Laub, Associated Press
Two senior Palestinian officials say CIA chief Mike Pompeo secretly held talks in the West Bank with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.
By Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday he will meet this week with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in a bid to ease tensions that have erupted in deadly violence.
By Lara Jakes, Associated Press
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.
By Kayla Ruble
Pope Francis hosted the presidents of Israel and Palestine to the Vatican for a prayer summit on Sunday evening in a move meant to inspire a renewed interests in peace talks from both sides.
While the pope's spokesman said that Francis had "no political agenda or proposals to make" during his trip to Israel, Francis' presence in the Holy Land, in Palestinian territory and Jerusalem, was filled with political implications.
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