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Majority of Democrats Consider Israel A Burden On U.S.

TEL AVIV – A majority of Democrats believe Israel is a burden on the United States and has too much influence on American politics, according to a poll released by the Brookings Institution on Friday. Fifty-seven percent of respondents said they believed President-elect


Former Air Force Commander Tipped to Win Bulgarian Presidency

SOFIA, (Reuters) – Bulgarians vote in a runoff presidential election on Sunday and are expected to choose a Russia-friendly former air force commander – Rumen Radev – possibly paving the way for months of political uncertainty. A newcomer to politics,

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Calls For Settlement Construction As Israeli MKs Congratulate Trump

TEL AVIV – In light of President-elect Donald Trump’s abandonment of the two-state solution, and to “remove the blemish of the previous administration,” a member of Knesset from Israel’s rightwing Jewish Home party is calling for new settlement construction.