This comes on the date that Netanyahu has flagged for beginning the process of annexing parts of the West Bank despite continued international condemnation
David Friedman is Donald Trump's designated U.S. Ambassador to Israel.
During Trump's presidential run, Friedman was among the top advisers to say the president-elect would recognize united Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and implement Congress' decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.
Friedman, an Orthodox bankruptcy lawyer who has for years worked for Trump and his real estate business, is positioned on the far right of the Israeli political map - more hardline in his views than Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
After meeting with U.S. envoys, Israeli prime minister hints his government will miss a self-declared target date for planned West Bank annexation
Former U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro says the house had 'served the United States well for several decades'
Such an approach is intended to allow several annexation installments without threatening Netanyahu’s coalition with Gantz or sparking the ire of Democrats
Dozens of Democratic Party members of Congress say U.S. Ambassador, known for his pro-settlement stance, should denounce violence committed by Palestinians and Israelis with equal strength
The 'Deal of the Century' has reignited the debate between the pragmatic settler faction and those who believe giving up the rest of the land represents nothing less than ethical bankruptcy
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Issue raised by David Friedman in talk with new communications minister, as Washington-Beijing tensions soar amid coronavirus crisis
U.S. envoy to Israel David Friedman says the Trump administration is ready to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the West Bank ‘within weeks’
The Trump administration 'is committed to assisting the Palestinian people and others worldwide in this crisis,' Ambassador Friedman says
The prayer in which Ambassador David Friedman took part in included more than ten people. U.S. Embassy says he followed guidelines
Letting a religious zealot like Ambassador Friedman decide the future of the West Bank is like allowing the NRA chief to distribute the U.S. army's rifles among the most fanatical gun enthusiasts
Trump confirms that David Friedman and his policy adviser will take part in a committee to examine and determine the post-annexation map of Israel and the Palestinian territories alongside Israeli ambassador to the U.S.
Sources close to Netanyahu's rival Gantz say Israel's Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer had a key role in the original invitation that could have ended in humiliation
Will the U.S. president lose interest in an Israel no longer headed by a populist honorary Republican? What about Trump's most ardent supporters, and his Mideast 'peace team,' so deeply invested in Netanyahu staying in office?
Abdullah II tells U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser plan must be based on two-state solution, with E. J'lem as Palestinian capital
Citing security concerns, Friedman says a Palestinian state at this stage 'is an existential threat to Israel, to Jordan'
Trump's extremist, maverick pro-settler envoys, David Friedman and Jason Greenblatt, aren't resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They're fueling it - and Congress should investigate
Alongside ambassador Friedman, Netanyahu praises Trump for U.S. support of Israel days after ceremony inaugurating controversial settler archaeological project
The photo op with the sledgehammers confirms all the Palestinians’ concerns over Trump and his inability to be an impartial mediator
Sunday’s inauguration of ‘Pilgrimage Road’ was nothing more than a vulgar exercise in political posturing by people who won’t even be footnotes in the city’s history
Analysis With His Hammer, Friedman Smashed U.S. Status as Fair Mediator in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The tunnel the U.S. envoy inaugurated in East Jerusalem doesn't threaten the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and it's unlikely to lead to violent clashes ■ Ceremony was a symbol of the strengthening Trump-Netanyahu alliance, and the pushing aside of everyone else
Jewish settlers were filmed at a Palestinian wedding. Their host was fired by Fatah and denounced for facilitating a 'despicable act.' Why won't the Israeli left call out this obstacle to peace and coexistence?
Analysis Getting Jordan and Egypt to Bahrain Was an American Achievement — but It Might Be Trump's Only One
Upcoming conference represents the easy part of the U.S. administration's half-baked peace plan. The hard part is yet to come