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President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold a bilateral meeting during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, September 26, 2018.

Trump says it’s time for the US to recognize Israel’s annexation of Golan Heights, something 9 previous presidents refused to do

The Golan Heights were seized from Syria by Israeli troops in the Six-Day War of 1967, and it annexed the territory in 1981.

Bernie Sanders defends Ilhan Omar, says we must not ‘equate anti-Semitism’ with ‘legitimate criticism’ of Israel’s ̵...

"We must not...equate anti-Semitism with legitimate criticism of the right-wing, Netanyahu government in Israel," Sen. Bernie Sanders said.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem on April 2018.

Israel’s Netanyahu is about to be charged with bribery and breach of trust, 2 months before national elections

He is accused of receiving gifts and positive news coverage, in exchange for regulatory benefits from the government.
President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold a bilateral meeting during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, September 26, 2018.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a close ally of Trump, just united with a political party that experts say is like the KKK

Netanyahu has opened the door for extremists to gain a presence in Israel's parliament.
Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a news conference at the Ministry of Defence in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 30, 2018.

Israel’s Netanyahu appeared to admit his country was trying to advance a ‘war with Iran’

Israel frequently strikes Iranian targets in Syria. Iranian forces in Syria and its partners in the region frequently fire missiles at Israel.
Jared Kusher and Ivanka Trump

Ivanka and Kushner regain the spotlight with their controversial Jerusalem appearance

After laying low for several months, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner made waves in the international arena by opening the new US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday. Critics say the couple's role in the impactful and deeply controversial move is inappropriate given their lack of diplomatic experience.

Russia appears to have turned its back on Iran’s forces in Syria — and now Israel looks in charge

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Putin in Moscow, and that same night Israeli airstrikes reportedly wiped out the majority of Syrian air defenses in the southern part of the country. Russian owned and operated air defenses in Syria, which include the S-300, did nothing to stop it.
Ivanka Trump opens the US embassy in Jerusalem alongside Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

Trump has officially moved the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem — and more than 58 Palestinians are dead in protests

Thousands of Palestinians were injured in protests at the Gaza border on Monday. Meanwhile, top Trump administration officials and Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu are celebrating.

Putin may have given Israeli PM Netanyahu the green light to wipe out Iran in Syria in a massive air war

When it comes to Israel striking Iranians in Syria, a former Israeli deputy defense minister said he didn't think the Russians "actually care too much." Russia operates advanced air defenses and an air force in Syria, but it stood down when Israeli missiles started flying.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows at the end of a news conference at his official residence in Tokyo June 26, 2013

Israel offended Japan’s prime minister by serving him dessert in a shoe, something ‘despised’ by Japanese people

A dinner with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and their wives last week was interrupted by an offensive cultural faux pas: Dessert was served in a shoe, which Japanese people apparently hate.