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.”
Trump: Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded.
An estimated 2,000 members of the various PA security services are participating in securing the President's visit to this part of Judea and Samaria.
“I was deeply moved by my visit today to the Western Wall,” said President Trump. “Words fail to capture the experience. It will leave an impression on me forever.”
The director of the Western Wall Heritage Foundation showed President Trump and his family during their visit to the site explanatory photos and drawings of the Holy Temples and the Temple Mount.
Trump's visit comes on the week Israel is celebrating 50 years since the liberation of Jerusalem from Jordanian occupation.
The Security Cabinet voted 8-2 to approve three new goodwill gestures to the Palestinian Authority, including one involving Area C.
Saudi Arabia 'is committed to the peace process in the Middle East on the basis of UN resolutions, on the basis of the two-state solution, with the principle of Jerusalem for everyone.'
Back in March, Vice President Mike Pence told the AIPAC conference that President Trump was "seriously considering" moving the embassy to Jerusalem.
The discussion, then as now, revolved around annexation versus a two-state solution, although at the time the most these Israeli ministers could imagine was a Palestinian autonomy under Israeli rule (a solution that's to the right of today's Likud).
As foreign visits to the Jewish State go, the Nixon excursion had gone pretty well.
Two weeks ago, a senior foreign policy adviser to Abbas said the idea of halting the payments was 'mad.'
Trump's Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday said the Kotel was 'clearly in Jerusalem,' but failed to state that Jerusalem was part of Israel.
Dozens of Arabs threw stones at the homes of the Beit El settlement from the direction of Gilazon.