The Labour leader will instead send Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry in his place.
Life for Jews in Iraq became increasingly difficult with the rise of the Ba’ath Party.
The West maintains that Israel occupies Palestinian territory in the “West Bank.” This is untrue. There has never been any “Palestinian territory.”
"Leadership must not be neutral about anti-Semitism."
A day after envoy Regev visited London's SOAS campus, protests erupted by anti-Israel activists demanding an apology from the university director.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said last week that whoever took over the job would have “big shoes to fill,” after departure of Mark Regev.
The appointment must pass full cabinet approval, something generally considered just a formality.
British human rights group reports growing health risks in Gaza as a result of deteriorating water infrastructure.
Interviews part of intensified diplomatic campaign against Iran following Bulgaria bombing; Washington Post calls for international community to hold mullahs accountable for terror.
Prime Minister's spokesman says if Palestinian leadership in 1948 did not adopt extreme opposition to Israel, Palestinians would be celebrating independence instead of "Nakba."