The incident throws an already troubled reconciliation process between the Fatah party and Hamas into deeper turmoil.
Predicting even more growth ahead under a friendly U.S. administration, Yaakov Katz said, “We have to thank God he sent Trump to be president of the United States.”
The high-profile case against the 17-year-old girl who slapped and punched two Israeli soldiers has drawn international attention and criticism. She now is facing an Israeli military court.
Ahed Tamimi is to go on trial for punching two Israeli soldiers during a protest in which her cousin was wounded.
An anti-settlement group, Peace Now, calls the plan a “cynical exploitation of the murder.” In a separate controversy, Israel razes a school in a Bedouin area.
Israel has made it harder for those with spousal or work visas, harming families, universities and even a school teaching Western classical music to Palestinian children, according to Palestinian officials and Israeli lawyers.
The vice president’s statement to Israel's parliament draws denunciations from Arab lawmakers in the hall, who are forcibly removed.
The Trump administration is demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a "fundamental re-examination."
The U.S. faces a more favorable foreign policy environment than it has in some years. Ironically, some of the more severe challenges emanate from President Trump.
The move sends a tough message to Palestinians in light of Trump’s recognition of Israel’s capital.