Democrat says that the pro-Israel lobby group said those politicians who criticised Israel “too loudly” risked being labeled anti-Semitic.
The main pro-Israel lobby group in Washington allegedly told lawmakers during a Zoom call that they were free to criticise Israel’s plan to annex the occupied West Bank so long as the criticism stopped there.
The pro-Israel lobby group meeting is a regular stop on the campaign trail, but this year frontrunner candidate Sanders is skipping out.
Israel's PM Netanyahu devoted part of his AIPAC speech to US congresswoman Ilhan Omar's tweet in which she suggested Jewish lobbies use money to influence governments. Omar criticised his speech for ignoring mosque and synagogue massacres.
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hami Aksoy calls on all countries to comply with the UN resolutions after some leaders' speech in AIPAC meeting about moving their embassies in Israel to Jerusalem.
More Democrats seeking the 2020 presidency are pulling out of attending next week’s AIPAC conference - a sign that support for the bipartisan lobbying group could be fading.
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar spent the last three days facing a chorus of criticism after suggesting the Israel lobby’s donations might have something to do with support for Israel in Washington.
Ramallah-based Palestinian government slammed the decision saying "it violates the rules of international law" after Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales announced the decision at a pro-Israel lobby conference in Washington.
Demonstrators call for an end to Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian territories ahead of pro-Israel lobby's annual conference in Washington DC.
The Israeli occupation of the West Bank is fast becoming a fault line in US politics, with supporter and critics of President Trump taking sides within the community.
The annual meeting of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) – the largest US pro-Israel lobbying group – began on Monday. Attendees are discussing measures to further expand US-Israel ties, but neither country's leader is attending.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also spoke of taking action against Iran.
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