Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the Western Wall in Jerusalem, offering prayers at the holiest site where Jews can pray amid tensions with the Palestinians. He also met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.
The Israeli Prime Minister has stopped short of backing an immediate halt of U.S. aid to Palestinians, but called to dismantle a U.N. agency for refugees.
Clampdown to focus on illegal immigrants and will incarcerate, not deport, those found to be breaking the law.
Moscow says unrest in Iran is an internal affair but the US and Israel both voice praise for protesters.
Move would cement illegal land grab claim Palestinians.