U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited an Israeli settlement in the West Bank and the Golan Heights on Thursday, in a departure from decades of U.S. policy. His actions were seen as a parting shot by the pro-Israel Trump administration. Gavino Garay reports.
Ventriloquist Abed Alsalam Abdo and his nearly life-sized puppet both donned red fez hats as they sang this week in a street festival in the Israeli-occupied West Bank aimed at preserving Palestinian heritage.
Israel and Sudan agreed on Friday to take steps to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States. President Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed what he called the start of a “new era”. But other nations, including Iran, are less happy about the agreement. Lauren Anthony reports.