The location of the U.S. Embassy in Israel, which will stay in Tel Aviv for now, is not a big concern to the average Israeli. (Ariel Schalit/AP)

Trump Delays Promise to Move U.S. Embassy in Israel From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

After much anticipation, President Trump has decided to postpone his campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. He signed a waiver Thursday to keep the embassy in Tel Aviv for the time being.

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U.S. President Donald Trump places a note in the stones of the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City May 22, 2017. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

Trump Becomes First Sitting U.S. President to Visit Western Wall

President Donald Trump placed a note in the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit one of Judaism’s holiest sites.

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Trump to Stay in Heavily Armored Suite at Iconic Hotel in Jerusalem

President Trump will stay in a hotel suite built to withstand virtually any threat, including a building collapse, during his upcoming visit to Jerusalem.

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US President Donald J. Trump (R) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) during a joint press conference in the East Room in of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 15 February 2017. This is the first official meeting of the two leaders since President Trump has taken office. (Photo via Newscom)

Israel and the White House Discussing Visit by Trump

Israel and the White House are in preliminary discussions about a visit to Israel by U.S. President Donald Trump as early as next month, an Israeli government official said on Wednesday.

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James Mattis speaking with reporters after arriving in Israel, April 20, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis Arrives in Israel to Discuss Syria, ISIS, and Iran

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis landed in Israel on Thursday to discuss the Syrian civil war, the fight against the Islamic State and the Trump administration’s policy on Iran.

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U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley Says Iran, Not Israel, is to Blame for Middle East Conflict

In her first session holding the rotating presidency of the United Nations Security Council, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley tried to turn the spotlight from Israel to Iran, the latest target of the Trump administration’s tough talk. It wasn’t easy.

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President Trump's peace envoy Jason Greenblatt (left) meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah in the West Bank on Tuesday. (Majdi Mohammed/AP)

Trump Adviser Visits Netanyahu and Abbas to Discuss Peace Talks

Jason Greenblatt, who went from being President Trump’s longtime lawyer to leading his effort to bring a lasting peace to Israel, met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank on Tuesday, one day after Greenblatt met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for talks that touched on Israeli settlement construction.

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A pro-Palestinian demonstrator interrupts David Friedman, the Trump administration’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Israel, at a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington on Feb. 16. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post)A pro-Palestinian demonstrator interrupts David Friedman, the Trump administration’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Israel, at a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington on Feb. 16. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post)

Trump’s Pick for U.S. Ambassador to Israel Passes Key Senate Panel

President Trump’s controversial pick to serve as U.S. ambassador to Israel earned the support of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday with all but one Democrat opposed to his nomination.

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