Tag: Donald Trump

Greenblatt: Trump may decide to release peace plan before Israeli elections

American envoy says White House still mulling whether to wait until after a government is formed to publicize political proposal The US administration may decide to release the political portion of its plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict before upcoming elections in Israel, Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt said in comments published Monday. The […]

Netanyahu Unveils ‘Trump Heights’ In Israel’s Golan Heights

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of his administration gathered in the Golan Heights on Sunday to unveil a sign for the community, newly named “Ramat Trump,” which translates into “Trump Heights.” “We are proud to have the opportunity to establish a new community,” Netanyahu said during the unveiling. “And also to honor a […]

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What’s going on with the ‘Deal of the Century?’

 Peace Plan Update The Trump administration has been working on a Middle East peace plan for over two years. President Trump had promised to release the plan as soon as the new Israeli government was formed. Now, what would happen? Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner had already announced that the economic half of the peace […]

PART OF ‘DEAL OF CENTURY’ TO BE RELEASED ON JUNE 25 IN BAHRAIN

The economic part of the US peace plan will be revealed on June 25 in Bahrain during an international conference, the White House announced Sunday. It is unclear when the political part of the plan will be released. According to a senior administration official, representatives from the EU, Asia and the Arab world, as well […]

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah, and it hurts

The powerful Lebanese Hezbollah militia has thrived for decades on generous cash handouts from Iran, spending lavishly on benefits for its fighters, funding social services for its constituents and accumulating a formidable arsenal that has helped make the group a significant regional force, with troops in Syria and Iraq. But since President Trump introduced sweeping […]

Saudi Arabia, Iran Say They Don’t Want War, but Are Ready to Fight If Provoked

De-escalation follows Trump administration’s move to ease tensions amid hostile rhetoric that followed attacks on tankers, kingdom’s oil interests many blamed on Tehran Middle East tensions appeared to ease over the weekend after the Trump administration moved to de-escalate two weeks of crisis, while Saudi Arabia and Iran toned down their threatening rhetoric in an […]

TRUMP TEAM PREPARING GROUND FOR PLAN ROLL-OUT

The West Bank “could erupt before, during or after you present your peace plan, and you should add this to your calculations.” Quiet for months, the Trump administration’s Mideast team is increasingly talking in broad strokes about its Mideast plan, in what is seen as an attempt to prepare the ground for the much-delayed rollout […]

President Trump Withdraws U.S. from United Nations Arms Trade Treaty

During his speech to the 2019 NRA-ILA Leadership Forum, President Trump announced that he would “unsign” the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) effectively withdrawing the United States from the treaty.  Officially signed onto by the United States in 2013 by former Secretary of State John Kerry, the ATT represented the most dangerous step yet […]

SAUDI ARABIA OFFERED ABBAS $10 BILLION TO ACCEPT TRUMP’S PEACE PLAN

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has offered Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas $10 billion if he accepts US President Donald Trump’s plan for peace in the Middle East, also known as the “deal of the century,” the Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar reported on Tuesday. A senior Palestinian official in Ramallah refused to comment on the […]