Pompeo makes historic Golan, West Bank visits

Mike Pompeo has become the first United States Secretary of State to visit an Israeli West Bank settlement and the Golan Heights. Last year, Pompeo, an evangelical Christian, broke with…

UN sanctions on Iran expire

The 2007 United Nations Security Council arms embargo on Iran expired as slated on Sunday, in accordance with terms of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal…

Israel to resume settlement building

Israel’s Civil Administration Higher Planning Committee (HPC) has given final approval for the construction of 1,313 new housing units at several settlements. The move marks the first such decision since…

Israel, UAE deal forges ahead

Israel’s cabinet officially approved the nation’s normalization deal with the United Arab Emirates, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he and Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan had…

World leaders display discord at UN

The 75th annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is being held virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. World leaders sparred over national interests and incidence…