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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:32:00 -0500Palestinians at a West Bank university say they fear the idea of a two-state solution to the conflict with Israel is dead after President Trump's meeting with Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:52:00 -0500The president's eldest sons will cut the ribbon on a new Trump golf course in Dubai this weekend. The Trump family stands to profit, while U.S. taxpayers pick up the tab for Secret Service protection.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:31:55 -0500The sounds of kids in regular schools can be heard again in the eastern side of the Iraqi city of Mosul. ISIS was forced out the area Iraqi forces a couple months ago.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:31:00 -0500A day after President Trump raised questions about the decades-old approach to Middle East peace, his pick to become ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, has his confirmation hearing.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:41:00 -0500The blast tore through the historic Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in southern Pakistan, which had been packed with worshippers after evening prayers. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 04:41:00 -0500Israelis and Palestinians are taking in the meeting between President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — where U.S. policy seemed to turn more toward some Israeli priorities.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 04:41:00 -0500The military's archaeology unit conducts excavations but keeps some information about the digs secret. "This approach raises suspicions," says an Israeli archaeologist who favors greater transparency.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:29:00 -0500Meeting Israel's prime minister, President Trump said he does not think a Palestinian state next to Israel is necessarily the way to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, representing a shift in U.S. policy.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:59:00 -0500Recent remarks by senior White House officials had seemed to signal a possible shift in the long-held U.S. view that a two-state solution is integral to peace negotiations.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 20:41:54 -0500A senior administration official says the White House has already interviewed former CENTCOM deputy director Robert Harward about the vacancy, speaking to him last week and again on Monday.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:41:00 -0500Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to meet President Trump, who might be changing U.S. policy on settlements, Jerusalem and Israel's adversary — Iran.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:00:00 -0500The planet's magnetic field is weakening. Scientists aren't sure why, but studying ancient jars could help them find out. The ceramics provide a remarkable window onto Earth's magnetic past.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 04:56:00 -0500Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will pay his first visit to President Trump on Wednesday. Rachel Martin talks to former U.S. ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk about the meeting.
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 18:23:00 -0500Shmuel Rosner, a conservative journalist and International New York Times columnist talks about "Knesset," as President Donald Trump and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepare to meet.
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 07:36:00 -0500Amnesty International says as many as 13,000 opponents of Bashar Assad have been hanged outside Damascus. NPR's Scott Simon wonders why any Syrian refugee who opposes the regime would return home.