The Jewish settlement of Qatzrin in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights. Photograph: Jalaa Marey/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump fuelled speculation that the United States will recognise Israel’s claims over the Golan Heights when prime minister Binyami(...)

Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar speaks at a press conference on deportation at Capitol Hill in Washington, last week. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Ilhan Omar, the recently-elected Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota, was forced to issue a public apology on Monday after senior members of her o(...)

T-shirts  for sale in a souvenir shop in Jerusalem. Israel’s “incredible” and “generous” offers to Palestinians have been repeatedly rejected, Donald Trump has claimed. Photograph: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images

It is a sign of Donald Trump’s megalomania that he thinks he can succeed where his predecessors failed, in making peace between Israelis and Palestini(...)

Donald Trump speaks during the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington,DC on March 21st, 2016. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has confronted doubts about the depth of his knowledge of world affairs, delivering a sober speech t(...)

Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu (C) during his speech to US Congress. Mr Netanyahu used his speech to warn the US government against a nuclear deal with Iran. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has warned the US against agreeing to a nuclear deal with Iran and working with a country “deeply rooted in (...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu at the  American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference yesterday. Mr Netanyahu is to address  Congress today. Photograph: Getty Images

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu will address a joint session of Congress today in one of the most politically divisive speeches by a foreign(...)

Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, waves while arriving to speak during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference at the Washington Convention Centre. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg.

Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday opened his high-profile visit to the US capital by playing down any personal dispute with preside(...)

Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu looks on as US president Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House  on March 3rd, 2014. The relationship between Israel and the US ‘has never been so terrible as it is today’, according to Giora Eiland, a former Israeli national security adviser. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

When US president Barack Obama’s national security adviser sat down with her Israeli counterpart at the White House last week, she upbraided him over (...)

A view of the northern Gaza Strip as seen from the Israeli farming community of Netiv Haasara last month. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters

On July 23rd, two weeks into Israel’s military offensive in the Gaza Strip, Brazil condemned what it called a “disproportionate use of force” and with(...)

A day after President Obama phoned Israeli leader Binyamin Netanyahu demanding an “immediate, unconditional humanitarian ceasefire”, Netanyahu warned of “a lengthy campaign” against Hamas. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

The photographs of American troops pushing helicopters over the side of a US warship in 1975 became iconic images immortalising the country’s messy wi(...)

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