Ariel Sharon News
Metal detectors at Jerusalem shrine trigger new tensions
A dispute over metal detectors has escalated into a new showdown between Israel and the Muslim world over a Jerusalem shrine that triggered major Israeli-Palestinian confrontations in the past
Israel reopens Jerusalem holy site after deadly assault
Hundreds of Muslim worshippers visited a Jerusalem holy site after Israel reopened the compound following a rare closure in response to a deadly shooting last week that raised concerns about wider unrest
Arab gunmen kill 2 Israeli policemen at Jerusalem shrine
3 Palestinian attackers open fire from inside Jerusalem holy site, kill 2 Israeli police before being shot dead
Behind the controversial practice of building Israeli settlements
President Donald Trump was greeted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he arrived in Tel Aviv this morning, the second stop on Trump's first foreign trip. "We have before us a rare opportunity to bring security and stability and peace to this region and to its people, defeating
Trump vows to succeed where everyone else has failed - Mideast peace
President Trump touched down in Israel on Monday during his first overseas trip in office with one goal in mind: kick-starting the peace process. It's an achievement that has proved elusive for many U.S. presidents, yet continues to be a key objective. Aaron David Miller, a veteran peace negotiator
The Threat Posed by Al-Aqsa Mosque Closing in Jerusalem
The closing of al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem has diplomats holding their breath because the site has been a flashpoint for violence in the past and was the trigger for a five-year long spasm of bloodshed known as the Second Intifada. The mosque was closed this week after a prominent right-wing rabbi
U.N. School Struck in Gaza
ABC News' Terry Moran reports on new tactics from the Israeli military, and the "This Week" roundtable weighs in on the prospects of a ceasefire.
Five Questions with Foreign Policy Initiative Co-Founder Dan Senor
This week, we asked Foreign Policy Initiative Co-Founder Dan Senor to answer five questions. Dan will join the discussion on our powerhouse roundtable Sunday on “This Week.” 1) How would you grade President Obama in terms of his overall foreign policy? Recall the foreign policy goals...
Excerpt: Thomas Friedman's 'From Beirut to Jerusalem'
SEE THOMAS FRIEDMAN SUNDAY ON ‘THIS WEEK’ “Prelude: From Minneapolis to Beirut” from FROM BEIRUT TO JERUSALEM by Thomas L. Friedman. Copyright © 1989, 1990, 2012 by Thomas L. Friedman. Used by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC and Picador. All Rights Reserved. www.fsgbooks.com...
'This Week' Remembers Ariel Sharon
Threatening and perhaps no one provoked his passion in the Middle East as a real show Rome. On both sides. A fierce advocate for Israel the former generals spent much of his political career opposed to giving up land to Palestinians. It all. False false demand appears good his visit to the temple