Tag: Deal of the Century

Kushner: US to approve annexation if Palestinians don’t negotiate

Despite a refusal by the Palestinians to be involved in any negotiations and a lack of government in Israel, US President Donald Trump’s administration will push forward with the “Deal of the Century” peace plan, including giving White House approval to Israeli annexation, senior presidential adviser Jared Kushner told US senators in a closed-room meeting […]

Kushner: Deal will prevent settlement expansion

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday briefed senators behind closed doors on the Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan, White House officials told Barak Ravid of Channel 13 News. According to the report, Kushner told a bipartisan group from the Senate Foreign Relations committee that the international reaction to the plan was encouraging despite […]

Hamas: We ‘must’ form unity government to face deal of the century

Head of Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, said that Palestinians “must” form a unity government that unites all Palestinian institutions and carry out elections in order to face the US “deal of the century.” Speaking to the media in the Russian capital Moscow on Sunday, Haniyeh said: “Russia rejects the deal of the century which aims to […]

Netanyahu: We want to annex settlements with US support, not without

Israel’s best interest is served in annexing West Bank settlements with United States support and not without, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday as he made a campaign stop in the Jordan Valley. “We have brought about an unequivocal statement from [US] President [Donald] Trump that he will recognize the application of our sovereignty […]

Abbas Embarrassed: Trump Admin Secures Key Victory At Hostile United Nations

The Trump administration secured a key victory yesterday at the hostile United Nations, as Holocaust-denying, kleptocratic, jihad-subsidizing Palestinian Authority (PA) chieftain Mahmoud Abbas failed to rally sufficient support to merely force a U.N. Security Council vote on a Palestinian draft resolution that would have rejected the Trump administration’s recently unveiled “deal of the century” peace […]

Trump’s Middle East peace plan ‘will die’ before president, Iran’s top leader says

Iran’s top leader is predicting that President Trump’s Middle East peace plan, meant to solve the decades-long Israel-Palestinian conflict, “will die” in Trump’s lifetime, state media reported Wednesday. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the bold calculation in his first remarks since the proposal, which has been opposed by the Palestinians, was unveiled last week. “This plan […]

Abbas and Olmert to publicly oppose US peace plan

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas and former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will make a joint appearance next week and express opposition to the Trump administration’s peace plan, Channel 12 News’ Ehud Yaari revealed on Thursday. Their joint press conference reportedly will be held at the same time as the UN Security Council discusses the […]

Kushner: ‘Deal of the Century’ map can be changed by Palestinians

Palestinians can weigh in on the “Deal of the Century” map, US envoy Jared Kushner told the Egyptian MBC Masr network in an interview, where he also spoke of the Trump administration’s plans to recognize Israeli settlements in the West Bank. “If the Palestinians don’t like where the line is drawn, they should come and […]

6 countries block EU resolution that would have condemned Trump plan, annexation

The European Union foreign policy chief’s unusually strident warningTuesday that an Israeli annexation in the West Bank won’t pass “unchallenged” reportedly came after he failed to convince Europe’s foreign ministers to issue a similar criticism as a unified bloc. According to Hebrew media reports, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell […]

Kushner to brief UN leaders on Trump peace plan

U.S. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser Jared Kushner will brief the U.N. Security Council on Thursday regarding the Mideast peace plan presented by the Trump administration last week, a U.S. official said on Monday. “Jared will travel to New York on Thursday to brief UNSC ambassadors on our Vision for Peace,” the official said, according […]