Territorial disputes

President Donald Trump arrives to deliver a speech at the Israel Museum, in Jerusalem, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 23, 2017 - 8:14 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday pushed for elusive peace between Israel and the Palestinians, calling on both sides to put aside the "pain and disagreements of the past." Trump met with both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after making a joint statement in Jerusalem, Monday, May 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 22, 2017 - 4:37 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump solemnly placed a note in the ancient stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday, sending a signal of solidarity to an ally he's pushing to work harder toward peace with the Palestinians. But his historic gesture— and his enthusiastic embrace of Israel's...
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President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 22, 2017 - 1:39 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — As President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the hallowed Western Wall on Monday, it remained unclear whether his administration was changing longstanding U.S. policy by declaring the wall's location to be Israel, versus Jerusalem. Heading to Israel on...
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President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 22, 2017 - 9:41 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, saying he sees growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a "common cause" with Israel in their determination to counter the threats posed by Iran. Arriving directly from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Trump...
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US President Donald Trump walks on his arrival accompanied by the Israeli President Rueben Rivlin, right, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv, Monday, May 22,2017. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
May 22, 2017 - 8:22 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, saying he sees growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a "common cause" with Israel in their determination to counter the threats posed by Iran. Arriving directly from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Trump...
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President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 3:29 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 10:13 p.m. An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet approved confidence building measures ahead of President Donald Trump's visit including allowing Palestinian...
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President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 1:23 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The Hamas militant group has lashed out at President Donald Trump for mentioning it with al-Qaeda and the Islamic State in his speech in Saudi Arabia. Spokesman Fawzi Barhoum says from...
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In this photo taken April 24, 2017, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley speaks to the media in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 18, 2017 - 3:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador, waded into a diplomatic minefield by asserting that the Western Wall is part of Israel, a deviation from U.S. policy. The longstanding U.S. stance is that the site is in Jerusalem, full stop. That distinction — Jerusalem, not...
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May 17, 2017 - 2:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador, waded into a diplomatic minefield on Wednesday by asserting that the Western Wall is part of Israel, a deviation from U.S. policy. The longstanding U.S. stance is that the site is in Jerusalem, full stop. That distinction —...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 7, 2017 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs a weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem. The Israeli prime minister’s office says it is seeking clarifications from President Donald Trump after an American official said the Western Wall is part of the West Bank. The spat reportedly erupted during preparations for Trump’s visit to the region next week. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, Pool)
May 15, 2017 - 3:20 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A diplomatic spat on Monday erupted between U.S. and Israeli officials, just days before a planned visit by President Donald Trump, after an American representative questioned Israel's claim to one of the holiest sites in Judaism. Israel angrily demanded an explanation from the...
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