Dahlan is quietly laying the groundwork for the statesmanship that must come next.
Israeli personnel spotted him tossing away the knife he secreted in one of his socks.
"We must ... lead [Hamas] to the realization that keeping hostages is a burden, not an asset."
“The time has come to put an end to this absurdity,” Danon said.
Throughout the night dozens of Arabs threw stones at IDF soldiers who guarded the entrance to the holy site, and the Jews inside. They also threw Molotov cocktails.
These moves are being seen as a bid by Abbas to show the Gaza population that its leadership is not really leading.
"In response to the immediate threat, the forces fired towards the suspect, resulting in his death."
The forum, in case you were planning to participate, has been sold out. If you are a terror-supporting NGO and didn't receive an invitation, you'll have to watch the whole thing on web TV – or look for ticket scalpers.
It's not yet clear why the taxi driver left his designated lane, but the results were deadly.
'The immediate significance of the new route is an increase in the amount of smuggling, including weapons, prostitution, illegal aliens, and the export of Palestinian women to the Bedouin population for polygamous marriages.'
According to Arab media the raid in the central Gaza Strip shelled an empty field east of Wadi Gaza, with no casualties reported.
Although this was the first attack on the southern front this week, it is the third attack on Israeli territory in as many days.
Dahlan pledges to work with Egypt to gradually open the Rafah crossing ... and with "friends and nations to build a seaport and an airport" as well.
Visits to Joseph’s Tomb by Israelis are supposed to be pre-authorized and coordinated with the IDF.
A senior PA official said Abbas refuses to meet the US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman because of his well documented support for the settlements, for which Kushner and Greenblatt rebuked the Chairman during their meeting.
Despite repeated requests by the settlers, Netanyahu refused to promise that tenders would be released in the next construction beat in September, because of his agreement with the Trump Administration. New construction plans are approved four times a year.
'In light of sizeable gaps, lack of trust, and an absence of readiness for serious compromises from the Palestinian side, and the fact the Palestinian Authority is unable to provide an effective response to terror threats, it is difficult for me to envision the possibility of reaching a political agreement in the coming years.'
PMW has written to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informing him the ICRC is facilitating salary payments to terrorist prisoners, and suggested a means to rectify the situation.
Mahmoud Abbas will never take any deal, no matter how sweet, because "there is no way he will allow himself to go down in history as the person who gave up on the 'right' of return."
Bennett suggested that 'the greatest threat, at a practical level, is Hezbollah,' recalling how, "from a relatively small group in the 1990s, they grew into a monster.
'We left the Gaza Strip, and we said that if terrorism would originate from there we would obliterate them; more than a few promises were made, including from me, which weren’t backed up.'
We should note that in order for everything to start getting better, the Gaza Strip Hamas government needs to announce that it has abandoned its plans to push the Jews of Israel into the sea, and agree to the effective demilitarization of Gaza.
In a stormy Knesset session, MK Zoabi said 'he who places a siege on Gaza is a terrorist'; Minister Levin responded: 'If you had any integrity you would give up your Israeli citizenship.'
“The Security Council has provided a platform to anti-Semitic comments and a malicious blood libel,” the Ambassador said.
"The US officials and Israeli leadership underscored that forging peace will take time and stressed the importance of doing everything possible to create an environment conducive to peacemaking."