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  • *Trump, Netanyahu meet on Feb. 15 with Iran atop agenda. *Both see Obama-backed Iran nuclear accord as bad deal. But people familiar with the Trump administration's thinking say that its evolving strategy is likely to be aimed not at dismantling Iran's July 2015 nuclear deal with six world powers, as presidential candidate Trump sometimes advocated, but...

  • The Senate confirms billionaire Betsy DeVos as education secretary, with Vice President Mike Pence casting an unprecedented tie-breaking vote, and another controversial nominee, Jeff Sessions for attorney general, wins committee approval. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says he had "serious, serious concerns" about Trump's Supreme Court nominee,...

  • The Senate confirms billionaire Betsy DeVos as education secretary, with Vice President Mike Pence casting an unprecedented tie-breaking vote, and another controversial nominee, Jeff Sessions for attorney general, wins committee approval. A watchdog group is suing to force Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency to release records...

  • Trump's choice of billionaire Betsy DeVos to be education secretary is confirmed by the Senate but only after Vice President Mike Pence was called in to break a tie that threatened to defeat her. A media watchdog group is suing to force Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency to release records detailing communications with energy...

  • Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are nearing common ground on a tougher U.S. policy toward Tehran ahead of their talks next week at the White House. Prime Minister Theresa May wants to revitalize Britain's "special relationship" with the United States, but the promise of a state visit for Trump is turning into a headache for her.

  • Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are nearing common ground on a tougher U.S. policy toward Tehran ahead of their face-to-face talks next week at the White House. Prime Minister Theresa May wants to revitalize Britain's "special relationship" with the United States, but the promise of a state visit for Trump is turning into a headache for her.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order at the White House as Vice President Mike Pence and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus look on in Washington, D.C. on January 20, 2017.

    Newly inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump is considering his foreign policy stance towards Israel.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on January 22, 2017.

    Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced plans to visit Washington in early February.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

    Police questioned Prime Minister for three hours on suspicion of receiving gifts from businessmen in breach of role as a public servant.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech in his Jerusalem office December 28, 2016.

    Two nations are calling for balance following the recent feud between John Kerry and Benjamin Netanyahu.

  • first real rebuke of isral by the US in over 25 years

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses U.S. foreign policy towards Israel after Washington decided not to veto a UN resolution against Israeli settlements.

  • Donald Trump speaks to a crowd of supporters during a campaign rally on June 18 in Phoenix, Arizona.

    President-elect Donald Trump criticized the United Nations Monday evening on Twitter.

  • PARIS, Dec 22- France will convene some 70 countries on Jan. 15 for a Middle East peace conference in Paris, its foreign minister said on Thursday, and will invite the Israeli and Palestinian leaders to meet separately at its conclusion. France has repeatedly tried to breathe new life into the peace process this year, holding a preliminary conference in June where...

  • PARIS, Dec 22- France will convene some 70 countries on Jan. 15 for a Middle East peace conference in Paris, its foreign minister said on Thursday, and will invite the Israeli and Palestinian leaders to meet separately at its conclusion. France has repeatedly tried to breathe new life into the peace process this year, holding a preliminary conference in June where...

  • PARIS, Dec 17- France has postponed a proposed Middle East peace conference in Paris to January next year, its ambassador to the United Nations said, acknowledging that the conditions to bring Israelis and Palestinians face-to-face were currently not there. France has repeatedly tried to breathe new life into the peace process this year, holding a preliminary...

  • *Fifty U.S.-built planes will eventually arrive in Israel. NEVATIM AIR BASE, Israel, Dec 12-- Israel on Monday became the first country after the United States to receive the U.S.-built F-35 stealth jet which will increase its ability to attack distant targets, including Iran. The squadron is expected to be the first operational outside the United States.

  • Ex-Israeli PM Ehud Barak

    The Iran nuclear deal is flawed, but Israel is under no existential threat, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak said.

  • Ehud Barak: Iran deal a bad deal but a done deal

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, talks about tensions in the Middle East, Israel's relationship with the U.S. during President Obama's time in office, and his "mixed feelings" over the Iran deal.

  • Former President of Israel, Shimon Peres.

    Shimon Peres, who led Israel as prime minister and president in an enduring six-decade political career, died on Tuesday, NBC News reports.

  • In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with Democratic nominee for U.S. president Hillary Clinton at the W Hotel in Union Square September 26, 2016 in New York City.

    Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to NBC.