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Marcus: Trump’s Courage Could Free U.S. from OPEC

Bernie Marcus writes that President Trump’s National Security Strategy tells us that we must “embrace energy dominance” by “unleashing our abundant energy resources,” including natural gas. If we follow that course, we could break free of the stranglehold of OPEC.

Palestinian protestors try to take down a section of barbed wire at the border fence with Israel, east of Gaza City in the central Gaza Strip, on April 13, 2018. Clashes erupted as thousands protested for a third consecutive Friday along Gaza's border with Israel after violence in which Israeli …

Report: Egypt Admonishes Hamas Leader Over Gaza Riots

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh was summoned urgently to Cairo Monday, where Egyptian officials severely admonished him over the terrorist group’s insistence on instigating violent demonstrations on the Israel-Gaza Strip border, Israel Hayom learned Tuesday.

Visiting Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya talks to reporters at a press conference at Doha International Airport before his departure on Sunday, Dec 3, 2006. (AP Photo/Hamid Jalaludin)

Hamas Leader Heads to Cairo Ahead of Gaza Protests

The head of Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas left for Cairo on Sunday, sources in the movement said, a day before major protests are expected in the enclave over Washington’s controversial Jerusalem embassy move.

Saeb Erekat

Palestinians Urge Dignitaries to Boycott U.S. Embassy Opening

Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat on Monday called on foreign dignitaries in Israel and around the world to stay away from next week’s opening of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem, so as not to endorse what he called Washington’s “flagrant violations of international law.”

Czech

Report: Czechs Mulling Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – The Czech Republic has begun investigating the possibility of following the U.S.’s lead and moving its embassy to Jerusalem as a result of a diplomatic campaign waged by Israel, Channel 10 reported on Saturday.

putin

Abbas Seeks Increased Role for Moscow Amid Row with U.S.

The Palestinians hope Russia will play a more significant role in the peace process between themselves and Israel, a Palestinian diplomat said on Sunday, a day before Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Russian President Vladimir Putin are slated to meet in Russia.

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attend the opening session of the Gaza Donor Conference in Cairo on October 12, 2014, aimed at helping the Gaza Strip pummelled by the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants earlier this year. Some 50 countries are to attend …

Abbas to Meet With Egypt’s el-Sisi Over Jerusalem

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas was set to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo on Monday for discussions on the Trump administration’s Dec. 6 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.