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A members of the LGBT community is covered with a rainbow flag as he participates the annual gay pride parade in Jerusalem, July 21, 2016.

An Israeli official told gay dads to pretend to be ‘a normal couple’ and figure out who should be labeled the ‘mother’

The official told Guy Sadak Shoham and Chai Aviv Shoham one of them had to be the "mother" for government forms to register their twins for preschool.
Riot police scuffle with Hezbollah supporters during ongoing anti-government protests in downtown Beirut.

Trump could be handing a big win to Iran and Russia by withholding military aid to Lebanon as it spirals into a crisis

President Trump has frozen over $100 million in military aid to Lebanon as it faces a major political crisis, and offered no explanation as to why.
Senior advisor to the President of the United States, Jared Kushner, stands on stage at the TIME 100 Summit on April 23, 2019 in New York City. The day-long TIME 100 Summit showcases the annual TIME 100 list of the most influential people in the world.

Watch the video WeWork’s Adam Neumann reportedly helped Jared Kushner create to promote his Middle East peace efforts

A BuzzFeed News reporter tweeted out what he believes to be footage of Kushner presenting the video that Neumann reportedly helped him make.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to the media at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in May 2019.

Israel is determined to topple Netanyahu — but the country’s entire political system might be headed down with him

Israel's political future is as murky as Netanyahu's legal future — and both remain haplessly tied to one another.

Benjamin Netanyahu was just indicted on fraud and bribery charges, becoming the first Israeli prime minister to be indicted in office

Netanyahu is accused of receiving gifts and positive news coverage in exchange for regulatory benefits from the government.
President Donald Trump and Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands while walking through the colonnade prior to an Oval Office meeting at the White House March 25, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Trump just upended 40 years of US policy toward Israel and may have shattered any hope of peace in the Middle East

Normalizing Israeli settlements in the occupied territories could derail any hope of a two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinians.
US President Donald Trump leaves a note at the Western Wall in Jerusalem May 22, 2017.

Trump jokingly told Jewish donors that he could one day be Israel’s prime minister

Trump claimed, inaccurately, to have a 98% approval rating in Israel and said he could become the country's prime minister if he wanted to.
Israeli missile launched from the Iron Dome defence missile system, designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells, is seen above Gaza city on November 12, 2019.

At least 67 people were reported injured in clashes between Israel and Gaza. This conflict could work to embattled Prime Minister Netanyahu’s po...

Some Israeli politicians believe that Netanyahu ordered airstrikes in Gaza in a "desperate" attempt to hold onto power and avoid criminal charges.

Russia may have taken Israel’s most advanced missile from Syria — and could figure out how to defeat it

Experts worry that the Russian military could learn how to defeat the missile system or refine its air defense systems.

Microsoft funded an Israeli facial recognition startup whose tech is reportedly being used to secretly surveil Palestinians

Microsoft funded an Israeli startup that makes facial recognition reportedly used to secretly watch Palestinians living in the West Bank.