Yesha Council Opposes Trump’s Palestinian State Deal Despite Chance for Israeli Sovereignty in Settlements
"We decided to stop with the total blindness of following Netanyahu regarding the deal."
Israel continues to trust the Palestinians to torpedo their own chances of winning a state.
Abbas: “We need to escalate popular resistance on all fronts and recruit the young. We will examine the position of Hamas and Islamic Jihad."
"After the elections, I will work toward implementing it from within a stable functioning Israeli government ... with the other countries."
“There were attempts by Trump to hold a phone call with Abbas, but the latter refused,” a source told the Anadolu news agency.
"They probably won’t want it initially, but I think at the end they will. It’s very good for them, in fact, it’s overly good to them."
A separate meeting with Blue and White faction leader Benny Gantz followed.
The administration has been sending messages to the visiting Israelis that it is preferable to carry out the annexation moves in the near future.
"Our stance is well known. The word 'no' is clear to everyone."
"I am looking forward . . . to discuss these crucial issues to the future of Israel with strategic consequences."
‘Unwilling to Act Rationally/Professionally’ – Jason Greenblatt Criticizes PA Leadership for Rejecting the Unreleased...
Greenblatt has clashed with the PA’s leadership on several occasions and has accused them of choosing terrorism over peace, at the expense of their own people.
The Arab street is worried.
Dagan claims that the Trump plan would include the establishment of a Palestinian state and the surrender of about 70% of Judea and Samaria.
"When you invite the Israeli prime minister and you don't invite the PA chairman, then between whom is this agreement? Between Bibi and Gantz?"
“I am full of hope that we are on the verge of a historic moment in the annals of our state.”
Two major party leaders don’t “come to Washington just for a conversation,” which poses questions as to why an initiative would be released a month before the third round of Israeli elections, says Aaron David Miller, a former Mideast negotiator.
“It’s a great plan. It’s a plan that really would work.”
"I urge all your viewers to [...] ask for concrete actions, sanction against the international court, its officials, prosecutors, everyone."
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo opened the conference by announcing that the United States is “disavowing” the 1978 Hansell Memorandum, a State Department memo that claimed Israeli settlements violate international law.
"We’re disavowing the deeply flawed 1978 Hansell memo, and we’re returning to a balanced and sober Reagan-era approach.”
Some of these were fatal. And mainstream media do not report them.
Man, to be young again, and Jewish, and stupid.
Jordanian Members of Parliament (MP) are pushing for an urgent legislative initiative to repeal the agreement in which Israel will supply gas to the Hashemite Kingdom, ahead of the soon-to-be-launched natural gas pipeline between the two countries.
The time has come to make it clear that unilateral measures will be met with unilateral measures.
Geula Cohen, brave woman, you were right and so many of us were dead wrong. Which is why so many of us are dead, before our time.
The American peace team must decide now, probably before the end of the year, to run with it, come what may, or stash the deal until January 2021.
Biden said he was getting “tired of everybody giving the Palestinian Authority a pass ... as if they’re not continuing to foment all of this.”
The final tally was 226 in favor, 188 against, and two present—with most Democrats voting for it, and most Republicans voting against it.
Bennett clarified that Israel would destroy any illegal construction, and therefore "it would be a shame to waste your money."
The new promises of new construction for the Jews of Hebron offered by Defense Minister Naftali Bennett.