Nearly half of the public approves of how Obama has handled foreign relations.
Middle East/North Africa
The European Union asked Israel on Tuesday to refrain from announcing any new plans for settlements on the West Bank, warning it could be responsible for failed peace talks.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) declined Tuesday to commit to a vote on a tougher Iran sanctions bill in January when Congress returns from its Christmas recess.
Yemeni lawmakers voted to ban all American-led drone strikes inside the country, days after more than a dozen civilians were killed in an errant strike in the southern part of the country.
Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to Iran’s foreign minister Monday in which Kerry reiterated the importance of moving negotiations forward over Iran’s nuclear program.
Susan Rice hosted Israeli National Security Adviser Yossi Cohen at the White House.
“We have a massive humanitarian crisis," Kerry said.
Israeli and Palestinian leaders had recently suggested the talks have been deteriorating.
The AP reported that the American citizen was working for the CIA