Tag: Israel

Greenblatt: Israeli Sovereignty Only with Allocating Land for Palestinian State

“…under the peace plan that we released, that comes with a commitment to set aside a certain area of land for the eventual, potential Palestinian state,” said President Trump’s former envoy to the Middle East peace negotiations Jason Greenblatt in an interview with Israel’s Army radio. Greenblatt was one of the architects of the Trump […]

Jordan could ‘look positively’ on one-state solution if Palestinian-Israeli rights equal

Jordan’s prime minister has said his country could view positively a “one-state democratic solution” to the Israel-Palestine dispute, as he warned that Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank could unleash a new wave of extremism in the Middle East. Omar Razzaz told the Guardian that the Israeli prime minister’s annexation policy would be […]

Jordanian prime minister: Let’s work on a one-state solution

Jordan could be in favor of one, democratic state for Israel and the Palestinians, Jordanian Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said on Tuesday. “You close the door to the two-state solution, I could very well look at this positively, if we’re clearly opening the door to a one-state democratic solution,” Razzaz told The Guardian. Jordan has long […]

Could War With Iran Be an October Surprise?

Over the past few weeks, a series of suspicious fires and explosions have occurred at Iranian civilian and military facilities, including the country’s main missile-production and nuclear complexes. While a few of these incidents might have been accidental, the timing and specific targets suggest that at least some were the result of sabotage by Israel, and the […]

Israeli research center finds 28 new Hezbollah missile launch sites

There are at least 28 missile launching sites belonging to Hezbollah in civilian areas in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, a report by ALMA Research and Education Center has found. The report found that the never-before-published sites concentrated mainly in Hezbollah-dominated areas of Beirut are related to the launch, storage and production of the group’s […]

French President Macron urges Netanyahu not to proceed with annexation

Annexation of portions of the West Bank would “contravene international law,” French President Emmanuel Macron warned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. It would also “jeopardize the possibility of a two-state solution” and a “fair and lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians,” he said. The two men spoke on Thursday, but a summary of their comments was […]

Proposed China-Iran deal is bad news for Israel

With Iran and China working on a multibillion-dollar 25-year economic and security deal, Israel has many reasons to be concerned and even alarmed. The proposed agreement, leaked to The New York Times, which reported on it on Saturday, would lead to a closer military relationship between Tehran and Beijing, including joint military exercises, research and weapons development and intelligence sharing. […]

Report: US says it will recognize Israeli sovereignty plan only if Blue and White agrees

The White House is pressing Israel to hold off on moving forward with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s plan to apply Israeli sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria until Netanyahu wins the backing of senior coalition partner Benny Gantz, Kan reported Sunday evening. According to the report, the US is urging the Likud to reach […]

Annexation Will Probably Go Smoothly. The Problems Will Come Later.

The timing and scope of the plan is still uncertain, but when Israel announces its expected decision to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, the world’s attention will turn to the immediate impact. People who care about the region will be watching closely to see if Palestinians rise up in protest, if the Palestinian Authority […]

Annexation decision likely to be made next week

Jerusalem and Washington are expected to coordinate their decision on where and when Israel will extend its laws in the West Bank next week, a source with knowledge of the talks between the sides told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday. July 1, the first day on which the coalition agreement allowed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to bring […]