The U.S.' four fellow United Nations Security Council members have all condemned the Israeli proposal, which appears to have at least tacit support from the White House.
Up until now, the Democrats' approach to Israel-Palestine all too closely resembled their Republican colleagues on gun violence: thoughts and prayers, smoke and mirrors, all talk, no action.
The Israeli prime minister had set Wednesday as his target to begin annexing parts of the West Bank, a campaign promise condemned by the international community and illegal under international law.
Israel claims the areas it covets weren't sovereign territory before the War of 1967, that this war was "defensive", and that the British mandate of Palestine afforded national rights to Jews alone. None of this actually matters.
Talk about Israel's possible "annexation" of portions of Judea and Samaria is legally misguided.
The promise to annex parts of the West Bank might have helped Netanyahu hold on to power—but between opposition from his own coalition partners and the prospect of Trump losing in November, keeping it is a different matter.
The annexation of the West Bank pits two states against one state like never before. But the only way Palestinians can influence either is to have the right to vote for the only government in control of the entire area: Israel.
Israel's conservative defense minister explains what needs to happen for Israeli conservatives to support the Trump administration's peace plan.
Netanyahu made his pledge on Tuesday in a bid to win over right-wing voters ahead of next week's election, which is expected to be close.
The Russian government hit back on sanctions by taking Western cheese, fruit and foodstuffs, only to bulldozer them at the border.
Sergei Aksyonov, the pro-Moscow leader of Crimea, has voiced his support for the bill.
Four years after annexing Crimea, the Russian leader unveiled a bridge to Russia and the builder's feline mascot has become famous all over the country.
The bridge restricts Ukrainian access to the Black Sea.
Judges in the Netherlands said that the gold, originally from Crimea, may be returned to Ukraine instead.
Russia has said its new military drill is not aimed at any particular state, but the planned map shows the hypothetical enemy is in Poland, Latvia and Lithuania.
Russia has a giant drill planned—and Poland fears the troops involved won't leave.
Putin welcomed the audience to the 15th annual jazz festival in Crimea—an event that his annexation drove out of the region.
The upcoming Russian drill has concerned the Baltics, but it is Moscow-ally Belarus that should be worried, Mikheil Saakashvili says.
Moscow has poured billions into a bridge set to open next year, but Ukraine is preparing a lawsuit against it.
It took Trump less than 80 days to undo 25 years of post–Cold War relations between the West and Russia.
The U.S. Commerce Dept is about to to sever an important lifeline for Ukraine to the West
It is not the first time Russians have turned up in Ukraine under suspicious circumstances.
Should Moscow pay Vilnius, or Vilnius pay Moscow, for World War II?
Russian hacking and interference in elections won't end with Trump.