A Washington Post article suggests Israel deported a Turkish woman after having already indicted her for providing assistance to the terror group Hamas, in a deal to assist the White House to get Turkey to release American Pastor Andrew Bruson, who’s been imprisoned almost two years.
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By Reuters and Israel Hayom Staff
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Reports that a Turkish detainee in Israel was released as a result of a deal with the United States in return for the release of U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson in Turkey are “completely baseless,” a senior Turkish official said on Friday.
Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen, visit Judaism’s Western Wall in Jerusalem wrapping up the Vice President’s first state visit to Israel, before their flight home.
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By David Rosenberg
Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem Tuesday afternoon, capping off the Vice President’s first state visit to Israel.
The Pences at the Western Wall, Jerusalem 23, Jan 2018 – Screenshot: YouTube
Pence, a long-time backer of the Jewish state, arrived in Israel for his fourth trip on Sunday, which was originally scheduled for mid-December. Continue Reading »
United States Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Jerusalem was highly anticipated in Israel but shunned by the Palestinians, who refused to meet Pence because of Trump’s decision.
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After United States President Mike Pence addressed the Knesset earlier today, the diplomat will deliver joint statements with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
“With President [Donald] Trump in the White House, and with your strong leadership here in Israel, the best days of the U.S. and our most cherished ally, Israel, are yet to come,” Pence told Netanyahu.
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US Vice President Mike Pence deliver joint addresses in Jerusalem on January 22, 2018.-
Welcomed on the tarmac by Minister Levin & US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, VP Mike Pence lands in Israel for a 3-day visit where he’s to have meetings on Trump’s peace initiative, Iran, regional security and deliver a speech to the Knesset, which is bing boycotted by the Arab Joint Knesset Members.
US Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a “great friend” by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Pence was welcomed at Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport by Israel’s Tourism Minister Yariv Levin and US Envoy to Israel David Friedman and made no statement to reporters before travelling to Jerusalem.It Continue Reading »