During the campaign, President-elect Donald Trump made it clear that he would repair frayed relations with Israel, tear up the Iran nuclear deal, and move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Will Trump's presidency usher in a new, better era in US-Israel relations?
The United States abstained for the first time in 25 years Wednesday on a UN resolution condemning America's economic embargo against Cuba, a measure it had always vehemently opposed. The US was joined in abstaining by Israel, the only other country to stand with the US.
Prime Minister Netanyahu said his differences with Obama are not based on personal animosity and only surround issues of Iran and the 'settlements,' which, he insists, are wrongly perceived by many as the main obstacle to peace.