Chris Mitchell

Chris Mitchell
Chris is CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief based in Jerusalem. Chris is CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief based in Jerusalem.

Netanyahu warns new Syrian ceasefire endangers Israel

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu told Israeli reporters in Paris on Sunday that the new ceasefire brokered by the US and Russia puts Israel in grave danger since it validates Iran's presence inside Syria.

Ambassador: US-Israel bond ‘extraordinary’

David Friedman made one of his first major speeches as the new United States ambassador to Israel Tuesday evening in Jerusalem.

‘No longer the United Nations punching bag’: Why hope is rising in Israel

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley visited Israel this week and declared the time of Israel being bullied at the U.N. is over. Haley found Israeli leaders eager to thank her for the new role she's playing.

Israelis surprised by Christian love at ‘In Our Hands’ premier

CBN's docudrama, "In Our Hands: the Battle for Jerusalem," premiered in Jerusalem Sunday evening at a gala event. The film marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Six-Day War that saw Jerusalem reunited under Israeli sovereignty.

Six-Day War victory rekindled hope for the Third Temple

The capture of Jerusalem's Temple Mount 50 years ago sent shockwaves throughout the Jewish world. It also raised hopes for the building of the third temple.

The long delay: Will the US Embassy ever move to Jerusalem?

A White House official told Reuters though President Trump wants to move the embassy to Jerusalem, he won't do it now since he feels it would complicate a resumption of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.

The story behind the Six-Day War’s most famous photo

Probably the most enduring image from the 1967 Six-Day War is a picture of three paratroopers at the Western Wall. Photographer David Rubinger took that picture and recorded many other moments in Israel's history. Rubinger passed away in March at the age of 92.

Palestinian media: A wolf in sheep’s clothing?

When Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas visited the White House earlier this month, he told President Trump they are teaching peace to their children. The Palestinian Media Watch tells a much different story.

Almost Armageddon: Why the Six-Day War was a prophetic milestone

The 1967 Six-Day War pitted a relatively young Israel against five established Arab armies. One of the world's superpowers also came dangerously close to entering the war, which led to fears of a potential Armageddon.

Israelis on US Strikes in Syria: ‘America is back’

Former Israeli Ambassador to Egypt Zvi Mazel said the strike sent a strong message to Israel and U.S. allies in the region.