Although Turkey's role in the fight against ISIS remains complicated, this week the country offered more assistance in training moderate Syrian rebels. We'll discuss Turkey's place in the actions against ISIS with political science professor Michael M. Gunter.
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour cease-fire that could lead to talks for a longer-lasting peace agreement. We'll talk to the Consul General of Israel to the Midwest, Roey Gilad, about the potential for a political solution to the current conflict.
The bodies of three Israeli teenagers that went missing in the West Bank were found Monday in a Palestinian town. The Israeli government has launched a series of airstrikes in response. We'll talk with Alex Goldman-Shayman, the Israeli Deputy Consul General to the Midwest.
Last month, the Israeli government approved a plan to relocate 30,000 Bedouins from their unrecognized villages in southern Israel to settlements recognized by the state. We hear from Israeli citizens, both Arab and Jewish, who believe the move will have negative consequences.
The Greek Coast Guard on Friday intercepted a boat with Illinois protesters heading to the Gaza Strip. Greece reportedly announced it was banning vessels to Gaza from leaving Greek ports. The boat, called the Audacity of Hope, would have helped form a flotilla planned to challenge Israel’s
Leaders of the Palestinian Authority and the Islamic Hamas movement completed an agreement to end an almost four-year rift and establish a unity government.Israeli officials say the accord will harm the peace process.