The House Judiciary Committee voted to authorise subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller's report, including President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
At least 40 Palestinians have been wounded, including 22 by Israeli live ammunition, Palestinian Health Ministry says, as hundreds converge near Gaza-Israel fence on 65th week of "right to return" protests.
The 'Peace to Prosperity' plan is simply the latest version of a US plan revised repeatedly since the 1970s asking the Palestinians to trade basic rights in return for fanciful financial promises.
The call for a 'suicide' of the Palestinian political and cultural ethos is just a call for a perpetual occupation.
Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner opened the international workshop in Bahrain by urging Palestinians to think outside the "traditional box" for an economic pathway that he said was a precondition for peace.
The US president’s senior advisor Jared Kushner unveils new economic plan for the Middle East that talks of Palestinians but not the Palestinian Authority or the occupied territories.
"Agreeing on an economic pathway forward is a necessary pre-condition to resolving the previously unsolvable political issues," Kushner said as he opened a workshop in Bahrain being boycotted by the Palestinian Authority.
The Trump administration is expected to unveil its 'Deal of the Century', a deal that most in the region view as a normalisation of Israeli occupation and nothing else.
A two-day international conference will be held in Bahrain, where the first part of Washington's long-delayed broader political blueprint to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will be unveiled.
Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu says he would give US President Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while Palestinian President Abbas rejects the proposal.
Lebanon Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri says $50 billion plan can't lure Beirut into settling Palestinian refugees who must have the right of return. Meanwhile, Palestinian President Abbas says "Bahrain conference will fail."
Both Hamas and Palestine Liberation Organization say there can be no prosperity "under Israeli occupation" while charging pro-Israel Trump of seeking to buy off Palestinians and deprive them of an independent state.
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