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President Donald Trump and Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands while walking through the colonnade prior to an Oval Office meeting at the White House March 25, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Trump just upended 40 years of US policy toward Israel and may have shattered any hope of peace in the Middle East

Normalizing Israeli settlements in the occupied territories could derail any hope of a two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinians.
A Facebook group called #WeWantNaama has rallied over 1,700 supporters for Issachar.

Israel, Russia, and the US are in a diplomatic standoff over a 26-year-old woman smuggling 9 and a half grams of marijuana

Naama Issachar, 26, was sentenced to 7.5 years of prison in Moscow, and negotiating her release is part of a bigger diplomatic dispute.
Benjamin Netanyahu.

Netanyahu has been chosen to form Israel’s new government, but time is running out for the long-standing leader who is facing a possible crimina...

Though challenger Benny Gantz has won slightly more seats in Israel’s parliament, Netanyahu has been endorsed by more parties to form a government.
Benjamin Netanyahu (left) and Benny Gantz (right).

Netanyahu’s grip on power slips after Arab parties endorse his rival for Israeli prime minister

Arab parties endorsed Blue and White leader Benny Gantz in a furious move to unseat Netanyahu. They have not put forward an endorsement in 27 years.

A chatbot for Benjamin Netanyahu’s Facebook was suspended for warning that Israel’s Arab politicians ‘want to destroy us all’

Facebook said the campaign post violated its hate speech policies and the bot would be banned for 24 hours.
National Security Advisor John Bolton (R) listens to U.S. President Donald Trump talk to reporters during a meeting of his cabinet in the Cabinet Room at the White House February 12, 2019 in Washington, DC.

John Bolton’s firing frees Trump to tear up his Iran policy, and pursue an unprecedented meeting with its president — at the risk of anger...

With John Bolton out, Trump could pursue a meeting with Iran's Hassan Rouhani. But this could anger some of his supporters, like Israel allies.
Clouds hover over the Dead Sea on Dec. 6, 2010.

Benjamin Netanyahu was rushed off stage at a campaign rally after a rocket was launched towards the Israeli city where he was speaking

Earlier on Tuesday, Netanyahu announced that Israel would annex portions of the West Bank if he wins the upcoming snap elections slated for next week.
President Donald Trump smiles at Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they deliver statements at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 25, 2019.

Israel blocking 2 US Muslim congresswomen from entering the country is a huge show of weakness that will probably backfire

A former US ambassador to Israel characterized the decision as a "self-own" that will do major damage to the US-Israel relationship.
President Trump met with Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu at the White House in Washington

The powerful pro-Israel lobby and leading Democrats tear into Trump for pressuring Israel to bar Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting

Both Democrats and Republicans condemned the Israeli government's decision to bar Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering Israel.
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump

Trump urged Israel to ban ‘Squad’ members Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the country

Trump tweeted that it would "show great weakness if Israel allowed Rep. Omar and Rep. Tlaib to visit."