'Had Australia been a member of the Security Council, it would not have supported last Friday's resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.'
UK ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch has said he hopes May and Trump will emulate the rapport between Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan.
The greatest insult of the Kerry speech – and there were many – was his line: 'Does anyone here really believe that the settlers will agree to submit to Palestinian law in Palestine?'
Most Israeli leaders slammed the "farewell speech" by US Secretary of State John Kerry, saying he lacks understanding of the conflict with the Palestinian Authority.
A 24-year-old Hamas tunnels expert and sniper was captured as he crossed the Gaza border with Israel last month.
"Israeli families have made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our country and advance peace. My family has been one of them."
"I believe the negotiations did not fail because the gaps were too wide, but because the level of trust was too low."
"Israelis do not need to be lectured about the importance of peace by foreign leaders. We pray for peace."
US Secy of State John Kerry attacked the Netanyahu administration in his farewell speech at the State Department.
"What I’ll say is that we reject the notion that the United States was the driving force behind this resolution. That’s just not true."
Kerry advised Erekat the PA should ask for parameters to a forced permanent solution, after discussion with the Saudis, who a few years ago had advanced a two-state based Middle East peace resolution.
Russia says it voted for UNSC resolution 2334(2016) because it reflected "the general view of the international community."
Demonstrators are being organized in NYC to demand the US de-fund the United Nations over Resolution 2334(2016).
Russia says it "had several issues with the wording, and ... wanted to delay the vote" on the UN Security Council resolution against Israel.
At the AIPAC conference, obviously anticipating the events of last Friday, Trump promised: 'When I’m president, believe me, I will veto any attempt by the UN to impose its will on the Jewish state. It will be vetoed 100 percent.'
President Obama personally directed his Administration's lobbying efforts ahead of the expected vote. Obama, vacationing in Hawaii, convened a discussion Thursday with Biden, Kerry and other top national security officials.
Former American diplomat Dan Kurtzer scolded Israel's Prime Minister for his response to last week's UNSC resolution.
A windshield was smashed in one attack as Arab stoning of Israeli drivers continues in Judea, Samaria and Binyamin.
Palestinian Authority Arab terrorists attacked Israelis in multiple areas around Jerusalem and at Rachel's Tomb.
Defense Minister Liberman warns French Jews in particular that if they want to remain Jewish, now is the time to leave.