The sale after attacks on Gaza is "undemocratic," according to former staffers who a day earlier joined 500 others in calling for Biden to better protect Palestinians.
As healthcare workers in Gaza cope with the aftermath of the Israel Defense Forces' 11-day bombardment campaign, health officials on Saturday expressed fear that the effects of thousands of Palestinians crowding into shelters for safety from the airstrikes was becoming apparent as coronavirus cases appeared to surge in the besieged territory.
For decades, there was solid bipartisan support for Israel on Capitol Hill. But progressive Democrats elected to Congress have begun to question support for the policies of the Israeli government.
The resolution is unlikely to halt the sale, but it is putting more pressure on President Biden and other Democrats to take a harder line with Israel.
On Friday, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and President Biden will meet to discuss their alliances, mutual interests and dealing with China and North Korea.
The U.S. and Russian foreign ministers are meeting in Iceland on Wednesday evening to gauge the enormous gulf between the rival powers and confirm a potential summit between Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin...
The pace of growth in China’s economic activity slowed in April as retail sales missed expectations, complicating the picture of a steady and balanced recovery in the world’s second-largest economy.
The UN Security Council will hold a virtual public meeting Sunday to address the soaring violence between Israel and the Palestinians, diplomats said Thursday.
As the conflict with Palestinian militants in Gaza intensified and the death toll grew to at least 90, political leaders in Israel urged an end to the "anarchy" on the streets of mixed ethnicity towns.
The Biden administration is reportedly blocking the release of a United Nations Security Council statement calling for an immediate cease-fire as Israel continues its devastating assault on the occupied Gaza Strip, killing dozens of Palestinians and injuring hundreds more.
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