“Palestinians themselves don't even have civil rights under Palestinian rule. What do you expect would happen to Jews?"
The Americans inserted the clause into the document, but it was eventually removed under pressure from Naftali Bennett (Habayit Hayehudi) and senior Likud officials.
'We have not made the settlements an up-front issue this time,' Abbas’s senior adviser Mohammad Mustafa said.
The largest US air base in the Middle East, where all the US-led strikes against ISIS originate, with 8,000 US military personnel, is in Qatar.
"Ending the occupation that began in 1967 and achieving a negotiated two-state outcome is the only way to lay the foundations for enduring peace..."
Jews and Arabs agree: everyone's willing to talk, no one's willing to take action, and a peace deal's not likely in the next two years.
Couldn't happen to a nicer gal? Goes without saying, except that the irony of her lament is escaping the talented but, alas, humorless Nini.
What does he mean by 'Israeli occupation,' seeing as the last Israeli has left the Gaza Strip back in 2005?
'The fundamental difference between Israel's right and left is that "the left hides its head in the sand believing that these two aspirations can be reconciled, while I believe that this is not possible.'
According to a PLO senior official, cooperation with Israel to improve the lives of Arabs living under PA rule must be stopped, just in time for the water shortages of July and August.
'Now, in the new era we are in, the excuses are over and we expressly expect compensation and correction for all the years in which the settlement enterprise was hung up to dry.'
Israeli Finance Minister Kahlon, COGAT, Meet in Ramallah with Palestinian Authority PM Hamdallah, Minister...
The confidence-building measures were approved by Israel's Security Cabinet prior to US President Donald Trump's visit to the region.
Trump had watched a video where Abbas admitted he incited against Israel.
U.S. President Donald Trump could not have done better himself in writing the anti-terrorism message for this one.
The waiver allows the president to delay the move for six months for reasons of national security.
Netanyahu concluded, 'Anyone who thinks we have a blank check [from the Trump Administration] is sadly mistaken.'
An Israeli source said told that PA officials who attended Trump's encounter Abbas were disheartened by the negative atmosphere of the exchange.
Regavim argues there's no reason to transfer any part of Area C to the Palestinian Authority when their population numbers are clearly inflated.
Daniel Bar-Tal, Emeritus Professor at the School of Education at Tel Aviv University, Areas of expertise: Militarism in Israeli society; Culture and ethos of Conflict
Enough with the "Peace" promises.
Hint: it ain't Jason Greenblatt, Ivanka Trump, or Jared Kushner.
Israeli ambassador to the US Ron Dermer reportedly characterized Steve Bannon as the most pro-Israel member of the Administration.
Israel acts “in accordance with our interests, not according to whether or not we have a green light from the international community.”
"No one should teach young boys and girls to hate and to kill... A hopeful future for children in the Middle East requires the world to fully recognize the vital role of the State of Israel."
“The ties of the Jewish people to this holy land are ancient and eternal. They date back thousands of years, including to King David, whose star now flies proudly on Israel’s flag.”