June 6, 2018 RSS feed / Mideast

For reporters covering Gaza, charges of bias overshadow the stories they witness and tell

JERUSALEM—Of the more than 60 deaths that occurred during the recent clashes between Israel and Palestinians at the Gaza border, none was as divisive as that of Layla Ghandour. More...

Democrats warn of politization on Israel support

Democratic lawmakers said they weren’t invited to the dedication ceremony of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and warned the Trump administration against a “dangerous effort to politicize the U.S.-Israel relationship.”  More...

Israeli rabbinate rejecting certain US Orthodox rabbis

An internal correspondence document written by a senior member of Israel’s Rabbinical Courts rejects the authority of all rabbis who receive their ordination from a yeshiva located in New York.  More...

Prince William to make historic Jerusalem visit

Prince William will come to Jerusalem at the end of June, the British royal family said, during the first visit to Israel by a senior British royal.  The announcement about the visit sometime between June 24 and 28 was the first confirmation tha More...

Kuwait blocks US statement on rocket attacks

A U.S.-drafted statement condemning rocket attacks on Israel was blocked in the United Nations Security Council by Kuwait.  Kuwait is a non-permanent member of the council and represents the Arab countries.  More...