Writing in the Jerusalem Post, Representative Michele Bachmann condemns the Obama administration for its constant pressure on Israel to make concessions.
Saudi Arabia was elected to a seat in the UN Security Council but quickly rejected that position and slammed the council for its "double standards" in diplomacy. The event particularly highlights Saudi frustration with the US and with the international community for failing to intervene in Syria, where Saudi has backed the rebels against Assad. Saudi suspicion of the warming relationship between the US and Iran only complicates matters.
As Independence Day celebrations were winding down Tuesday night, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu made a guest appearance on Channel 2's left-wing satire show Eretz Nehederet.
President Barack Obama says Palestinians deserve an independent and sovereign state and an end to occupation by Israel. Obama spoke at a news conference in the West Bank with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
President Obama arrived in the West Bank Thursday, where he was greeted by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.