- Israel approves the construction of 2,500 more new settlement homes in the West Bank, the most in years and the second time new homes were approved since Donald Trump was inaugurated as President of the United States.
- President of the United States Barack Obama begins a four-day visit to the Middle East, visiting Palestine and Israel.
- U.S. President Barack Obama nominates John Kerry to succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.
- Hillary Clinton, the United States Secretary of State, states that she will not serve a second term in President Obama's Cabinet if he is reelected in 2012 and will retire from public life.
- U.S. President Barack Obama urges Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept a Palestinian state.