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‘Jeopardy!’ was criticized for ruling that Jesus Christ’s Bethlehem birthplace is in Israel and not Palestine

Social media users demanded the show correct or apologize for rejecting Palestine as the correct answer.
People gather at the funeral of the Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, top commander of the elite Quds Force of the Revolutionary Guards, and the Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who were killed in an air strike at Baghdad airport, in Baghdad, Iraq, January 4, 2020.

An Iranian military commander says there are ’35 vital American positions in the region’ which they can strike in response to top general&...

The potential targets include US ships stationed near Iran, as well as cities in Israel, one of America's closest allies.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump in Israel in May 2017.

World leaders largely condemn the deadly US drone strike on an Iranian general as a ‘dangerous escalation,’ while the UN says the move is ...

European leaders have long opposed Trump's escalation of tensions with Iran, beginning with his decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement.
Israeli soldiers run during a Palestinian protest over a US decision on Jewish settlements, in Hebron in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on December 9, 2019.

If a Democrat is elected president in 2020, it could be the end of US support for Israel’s Palestinian occupation

2020 Democrats have signaled they're willing to punish Israel over controversial issues such as Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.
US President Donald Trump stands on stage after his address to the Israeli American Council National Summit 2019 at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida on December 7, 2019.

At a pro-Israel conference, Trump told Jewish voters they’d vote for him to avoid a wealth tax

During his speech to the Israeli American Council, President Donald Trump also said some Jewish people 'don't love Israel enough.'
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.