A long-running resource issue finally trickles down to more consumers.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's administration is pushing back against increased US pressure to halt the growth of Jewish communities in the West Bank.
Official agreements are 'very clear' about stopping the growth of West Bank Jewish outposts – and Obama is not bound to unwritten pacts from the past, she says.
The president didn't announce any policy changes but sought to challenge his listeners' preconceptions about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Many welcomed the US president's conciliatory tone and references to Islamic history. Skeptics pointed to the price Pakistan pays for ongoing US involvement in Afghanistan.
Many Israelis see the president's decision to bypass Jerusalem as part of a broader shift in US priorities in the region.
The president stopped in Saudi Arabia, where 79 percent of residents view him favorably, on Wednesday. But in Cairo tomorrow, he'll address a skeptical audience of 1.4 billion Muslims.