Disgraced Israeli Diplomat Resigns Following UK Lobbying Scandal January 12, 2017
A political officer at London embassy who talked about 'taking down' British minister and a 'hit list' of MPs has quit his post.
Sessions Backs Down On Support For Waterboarding, Muslim Ban By Middle East Eye
Senator Jeff Sessions, who is Trump's pick for attorney general, said in his confirmation hearing that waterboarding is illegal
Britain To Set Out Legal Justification For Overseas Drone Strikes By Middle East Eye
British politicians have called for greater oversight of the UK drones program after the killing of two British citizens in Syria.
UK Parliamentary Leader: Israeli Diplomat Scandal ‘Not Worth Investigating’ By Middle East Eye
John Bercow responded to Israeli embassy scandal, saying: 'I don't think it would be helpful to discuss further.'
Israeli Diplomat Caught On Video Discussing ‘Hit-List’ Of UK Politicians By Middle East Eye
Secret tapes expose how embassy political officer sought to launch youth group amid concerns about waning Israeli influence within UK opposition.
Congress Rejects UN Resolution Condemning Israeli Settlements In Symbolic Vote By Middle East Eye
Congressional measure passes 342 to 80, with broad bipartisan support, saying UN resolution undermines US position.
Republicans Introduce Bill To Relocate US Embassy To Jerusalem By Middle East Eye
The US embassy has been in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Street for half a century and US policy has held that the status of Jerusalem will only be determined in final talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
Turkey And Russia Agree On Blueprint For Syria Ceasefire By Middle East Eye
Turkish officials are reportedly hopeful ceasefire will take hold as early as 29 December, as Erdogan accuses US of supporting 'terrorism.'
Saudi Ministry Admits Over 2,000 Saudis Fighting For Terrorist Groups Abroad By Middle East Eye
A Saudi spokesman says 2,093 Saudi militants are fighting with 'terrorist organisations' outside kingdom, including 1,540 in Syria.
Trump Allegedly Intervened In UN Vote On Israeli Settlements By Middle East Eye
Israeli and Egyptian officials says US president-elect held high-level talks before scheduled vote, which was then postponed indefinitely.