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Trump will move embassy, one-congressman mission predicts

Monday, March 6, 2017

US President Donald Trump will likely decide to move the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the head of a Congressional fact-finding mission into a possible relocation said on Sunday. The small delegation, headed by Representative Ron DeSantis of Florida, the only congressman on the trip, visited three possible locations in Jerusalem, and determined … Read More

US reconsidering membership in UN council, urges end to Israel ‘obsession’

Thursday, March 2, 2017

President Trump’s administration confirmed it is reviewing the United States’ participation in the U.N. Human Rights Council, warning Wednesday that it wants the international body to reform its agenda and end its “obsession with Israel.” Washington critics have argued that the Geneva-based council unfairly targets Israel over allegations of human rights violations and alleged war … Read More

Gaza rocket

Gaza rocket strikes field south of Ashkelon; none injured

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck an open field south of the coastal city of Ashkelon on Wednesday night, causing neither injury nor damage, the army said, the second attack in a week. The alert siren did not go off, as the rocket was headed toward an unpopulated area. The projectile struck the … Read More