White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a delegation to the Middle East on behalf of President Donald Trump to discuss the possibility of resuming the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
In a statement, the White House said Trump believes the return of calm to Jerusalem after a period of unrest over a contested holy site has created an opportunity to restart discussions.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Hobby Lobby, the national arts-and-crafts supply chain, illegally imported thousands of ancient relics from the Middle East, according to the Justice Department. The family-owned, Evangelical Christian company must now turn over rare clay tablets and artifacts that likely once came…
By PBS NewsHour
Two top House Democrats are questioning whether former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn failed to report a 2015 trip to the Middle East to security clearance investigators.
By Chad Day and Stephen Braun, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
Hezbollah, considered a terrorist group by the U.S. and others, has been a crucial fighting force in Syria's civil war, integral to the survival of the Assad regime. While the Lebanese militant group’s popularity across the Middle East has plummeted,…
Daniel Estrin, NPR’s Jerusalem correspondent, breaks down what Trump said -- and didn't say -- during his Middle East tour this week.
By Joshua Barajas
President Donald Trump will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday in Jerusalem, part of his first overseas trip as president.
By Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press
President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, saying he sees growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a "common cause" with Israel in their determination to counter the threats posed by Iran.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
An announcement could come today, the soft deadline Trump set for himself.
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