Flags of Israel and Palestine spattered with blood

Will the Gaza Events Further Polarize the Middle East?

By moving the U.S. embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem, the United States has added complexity to a situation that was already chaotic. Washington’s move will not change the reality on the ground, as 62 Palestinians have been killed over the last few days. G...

At Least 55 Killed in Gaza as US Embassy Opens in Jerusalem

By FARES AKRAM and ILAN BEN ZION Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 55 Palestinians shot and wounded more than 1,200 during mass protests along the Gaza border Monday. It was the deadliest day there since a...

How the Religious Right Is Shaping U.S. Politics

Opinion by Kalpana Jain, The Conversation In 2017 an evangelical perspective influenced many political decisions, as President Donald Trump embraced the key constituency that voted overwhelmingly in his favor. As recently as Dec. 6, President...

UN Votes on Jerusalem, Rebukes Trump

Despite threats from the Trump administration to withdraw funding from countries who refused to support the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, United Nations members voted heavily in favo...