‘We just want to live here in peace,’ said the residents of a nearby Kibbutz. ‘Life here in the Negev is magical and we want it to stay that way.’
United States Vice President Michael Pence, his wife Karen, and a delegation of more than 150 US officials will visit the Knesset on Monday, January 22, as guests of Speaker Yuli Edelstein. The VP, who also serves as President of the US Senate, will address a special session of the Israeli parliament.
During a two-hour speech to the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) Central Council, Palestinian Authority (PA) President and PLO Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday slammed President Donald Trump’s attempts to jumpstart peace negotiations as well as America’s recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.