Netanyahu fumes over UN ceasefire, cancels US trip


Key Topics in this News Article:

News Snapshot:

Monday’s episode underscores the extent to which Israel’s campaign against Hamas has plunged historic allies into crisis and worsened underlying divisions between President Biden and Mr Netanyahu’s far-right government, which has rejected with increasing defiance the long-standing US goal of a securing a two-state solution to the long-running Palestinian conflict. The US abstention on the resolution, which also called for the “immediate and unconditional release of all hostages” held in Gaza, marked a significant shift for the administration. Since the beginning of hostilities last fall, the United States has repeatedly provided diplomatic cover for Israel at the United Nations, where...