• Trump: Mideast peace deal may be ‘toughest deal of all’

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that achieving peace between the Israelis and Palestinians may be the “toughest deal of all” that he’s tried to negotiate, adding that his administration nonetheless is working hard for peace in the region.

  • Giro start in Israel to go from Jerusalem to Red Sea

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Winding its way around the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City, through modern Tel Aviv then the Negev desert down to the Red Sea, the start of next year’s Giro d’Italia will highlight Israel’s history, culture and varied topography.

  • Giro d’Italia: 2018 race route to feature 5 Israeli cities

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Giro d’Italia organizers have announced details of next year’s start in Jerusalem, which will mark the first time a cycling Grand Tour is held outside of Europe.

  • Trump’s week anchored by speech to UN General Assembly

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut on Monday to prod the international organization to cut its bloated bureaucracy and sharpen its ill-defined mission. But he pledged U.S. support for the world body he had excoriated as a candidate, and his criticisms were more restrained than in years past.