Tag: Middle East

Country that doesn’t exist suspends recognition of one that does

  Breaking Israel News reported the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Central Council announced its suspension of recognition of the state of Israel. That’s until Israel recognizes a state of Palestine along the 1967 borders. In fact, Israel has been recognized as a nation since its independence in 1948. Palestine has yet to be recognized, even though […]

Report: Netanyahu tried to renew ties with Abbas

TV report says Netanyahu dispatched Shin Bet to convince PA chairman to renew cooperation. Abbas refused. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu attempted to renew ties with Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas and dispatched Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) chief Nadav Argaman for this purpose, Hadashot TVreported on Thursday. According to the report, Abbas refused all […]

LIBERMAN: NO POSSIBILITY OF AN AGREEMENT WITH HAMAS

“We will not restore quiet and calm to the South without dealing the most severe blow we can.” Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman continued his calls for a stronger approach to Hamas in the Gaza Strip Monday in a meeting of his Yisrael Beytenu faction. “There is no need to continue to wait,” he said. “There […]

President Trump, what two-state solution are we talking about?

The PLO chose the United Nations fantasyland to push its agenda in preference to negotiating with Israel. Trump sent Ronald Lauder to Jordan. Four major developments in the past week have heightened expectations that President Trump will have no option but to call on Jordan and Israel to negotiate the allocation of sovereignty between their […]

Trump envoy to visit Israel next week for talks on peace plan

White House says Jason Greenlatt’s trip part of the Trump administration’s ‘commitment to productive engagement’ The Trump administration’s envoy to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process will travel to Israel next week to meet with officials, as the White House prepares to release its peace plan and attempts to calm the situation at the Gaza border. “I […]

‘NO CHOICE BUT WAR’

“I don’t believe in reaching an arrangement with Hamas.” Israel has reached a breaking point regarding the situation in Gaza, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said on Monday, and “anything less than the toughest response won’t help anymore. We have exhausted the other options.” Speaking to the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, the defense minister […]

Greenblatt to visit Israel as WH prepares to roll out peace plan

President Trump’s special envoy reportedly planning Israel trip next week as administration prepares to roll out ‘Deal of the Century’. White House special envoy Jason Greenblatt is expected to travel to Israel next week to meet with senior Israeli officials to lay the groundwork for the Trump administration’s rollout of the much-anticipated framework for a […]

Security Minister supports Jewish Temple Mount prayer rights

Gilad Erdan participates in Temple Mount lobby meeting, expresses support for goals, but notes status quo on Mount lies with Prime Minister. Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan took part in a meeting of the Lobby to Strengthen Jewish Connection to the Temple Mount headed by MK Yehuda Glick (Likud). Erdan thanked the Lobby for the […]

U.S. PEACE PLAN WILL NOT PROPOSE PALESTINIAN CONFEDERATION WITH JORDAN

American officials deny that the idea was ever part of the plan. The White House plan for Middle East peace will not include a proposal for a Palestinian confederation with Jordan, senior administration officials told The Jerusalem Post on Monday. Over the summer, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas claimed that the US team had floated […]

Iranian official warns Netanyahu: Practice swimming in the sea

Deputy commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards threatens that Israel could be destroyed by Hezbollah. The deputy commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday to “practice swimming in the Mediterranean” because he would be forced to abandon his country. “I tell the prime minister of the Zionist regime to practice swimming […]