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From Jerusalem to Arabia: 10 facts on US presidential visits to Israel

US President Joe Biden is set to visit Israel now, but Donad Trump made the trip back in 2017, and so did many US presidents. Here are some facts and numbers.

Expropriation of Givat HaMatos neighborhood approved as Lapid visits US

The controversial expropriation of the Givat HaMatos neighborhood in east Jerusalem was approved on Wednesday.

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Benny Gantz, leader of Blue and White party, speaks during an election campaign rally in Ramat Gan,

Benny Gantz: We will never go back to '67 lines – watch

"I hope that they decide to give up dreams, illusions," Gantz said of the Palestinian Authority. "The right to return will never happen. We will never go back to '67 lines."

US embassy compound, Baghdad

Whodunit? The rocket fired near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad

The question for the US now is whether the rocket fired at the Green Zone was an attack and who carried it out. It took place after darkness fell in Baghdad on May 19.

French company reportedly withdraws from Jerusalem Light Rail project

A possible motive is due to the company being majority-owned by French state-owned public corporations – SNCF and RATP, both of whom have come under pressure by labor unions critical of Israel.

Poll: 97% of east J’lem residents oppose Israeli control over entire city

An expert says the findings reflect both nationalistic and practical feelings.

Vehicles drive on Highway 443 past the West Bank Jewish settlement of Beit Horon

Government okays bill that advances West Bank annexation

The goal of court reform is elimination of the Green Line, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked said.

SHOPS IN Barta’a offer all sorts of kitsch, household goods, and clothing – toys, cosmetics, socks,

A paradise for split personalities and free trade

Residents in the town of Barta’a in northern Israel and Samaria (West Bank) live in a constant identity crisis between the security barrier and the Green Line.


Conflicting paradigms for Jerusalem

While Israel has always respected the sanctity of religious sites, it is not going to politically divide the corpus of Jerusalem – nor should it.

ONE OF the photos in the exhibit ‘Fifty Years: Fifty Portraits of Palestinians Born in 1967.’

Israel: EU spitting in our face with reception for ‘occupation’ exhibit

The government and right-wing politicians have been particularly frustrated by the EU’s funding of left-wing organizations focused on pushing for Israel’s withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines.

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