Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin just days before Putin will hold a summit with U.S. President Trump.
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Hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled from Syria as the Russian-backed forces of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad have bombarded rebel-held cities in the southwest corner of the country with airstrikes and rocket fire.
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, made a historic visit to Israel this week — the first official visit by a British royal to the Holy Land.
Citing its anti-Israel bias, the Trump administration announced this week that it will withdraw from the U.N. Human Rights Council.
The U.N. General Assembly Wednesday passed a resolution condemning Israel for using “excessive force” against the violent protests at the Gaza border. U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, said the resolution is further evidence of the U.N.’s bias against Israel.