Tag: Jared Kushner

Kushner urges PM, Gantz to unite to seize ‘tremendous opportunities’ in region

Trump adviser tells Israeli TV that Washington is eager to advance peace plan, believes PA will be ‘rational’; reassures Israel of US backing after ditching of Kurdish allies. US presidential adviser Jared Kushner urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz in separate meetings to work together to form a […]

Even State Department’s Top Mideast Official In Dark About Kushner’s Peace Plan

The State Department’s top official overseeing Middle East policy admitted on Tuesday that he didn’t know the contents of White House senior advisor Jared Kushner’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan — other than what he’d seen Kushner tell the media. In a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, Assistant Secretary of State […]

JARED KUSHNER ON JORDAN VALLEY ANNEXATION: WE LIKE TO KEEP OUR OPTIONS OPEN

US special envoy Jared Kushner has not rejected outright Israel’s annexation plan for the Jordan Valley, stating instead that the Trump Administration would like to keep its “options open.” He spoke of the Jordan Valley and US President Donald Trump’s peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during an interview with Channel 13 while visiting […]

Biden says Kushner has no ‘credentials’ to be drafting Middle East peace plans

Joe Biden called it “improper” for US President Donald Trump to have his daughter and son-in-law hold positions in the White House, suggesting in a CBS interview Sunday that Jared Kushner is not qualified to weigh in on the complex affairs assigned by his father-in-law, such as Israeli-Palestinian peace. That assessment, which the Democratic presidential […]

Kushner meets Blue and White heads seeking to unseat Netanyahu

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and other top US officials met with Blue and White Party leaders Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid on Monday for the first time, amid efforts by the politicians to cobble together a ruling coalition. The sides discussed “the strong relationship and unbreakable alliance between the United States and Israel, […]

Jared Kushner meets PM Netanyahu, rival Benny Gantz in Israel

US President’s son-in-law and a senior advisor Jared Kushner met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Kahol Lavan Chairman Benny Gantz at the Prime Minister’s office and the US embassy in Jeruselum on Monday. It was the first time that Gantz and Kushner have met as part of his trip to the region where he […]

KUSHNER IN BAHRAIN: ECONOMIC PROSPERITY IS PATHWAY TO MIDEAST PEACE

New way is needed because world moves forward bu Palestinians remain behind. Peace in the Middle East can only be achieved if it comes with a pathway for people to improve their lives, US President Donald Trump’s top adviser Jared Kushner said in Bahrain on Tuesday, in explaining why his team is rolling out the […]

KUSHNER: UNCERTAIN IF PALESTINIANS CAN GOVERN THEMSELVES

Kushner said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that the Palestinians deserve “self-determination,” but stopped short of backing Palestinian statehood. White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that the Palestinians deserve “self-determination,” but stopped short of backing Palestinian statehood and expressed uncertainty over their ability to govern themselves. Kushner, […]

Trump envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation to the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians, a White House official said on Tuesday. Kushner, Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt, U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook, and Kushner aide Avi Berkowitz began […]

U.S. to reveal economic part of Palestine peace plan

U.S. announces June conference to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of ‘deal of the century’ peace plan. The United States will co-host an economic “workshop” with Bahrain to encourage investment in the occupied Palestinian territories “that could be made possible by a peace agreement”, the White House said on Sunday. “Peace to Prosperity […]