President Obama urged Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas on Monday to accept guidelines for new talks with Israel ahead of a key deadline. “I believe that now is the time,” Obama said before an Oval Office meeting with Abbas, though he cited long-standing details that have often blocked peace deals in the past. Read More: […]
Jordan’s Minister for Media Affairs, Mohammad Momani, strongly condemned Israeli “aggression” at the Temple Mount on Monday, 24 hours after Housing and Construction Minister Uri Ariel ascended the mount in a pre-planned visit to the Mount that was cut short by police. Read More: Jordan Blames ‘Settlers’ for Temple Mount Riots – Middle East – News – Israel […]
A single word, “Jewish,” shows the delicacy of trying to forge a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Read More: Time running out for even a framework for Middle East talks – CNN.com.
Secretary of State John Kerry told members of Congress on Thursday that international law already declares Israel a Jewish state, and called Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu’s insistence on a public declaration of Israel’s Jewish character from the Palestinians “a mistake” in the diplomatic process. Read More: Kerry: Netanyahu wrong to insist Palestinians recognize Israel as […]
Minister of Housing and Construction Uri Ariel, a senior member of Israel’s government, has once again controversially called for the rebuilding of the Third Temple, on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Read More: Preparing to Rebuild the Third Holy Temple in Jerusalem | Politics | Learnist.
British Prime Minister David Cameron delivered a warm speech to the Knesset on Wednesday, spelling out the possible benefits of a peace deal rather than chiding Israel for settlement construction. Read More: Cameron in Knesset trumpets benefits of peace, rather than chiding Israel on settlements | JPost | Israel News.
The interim agreement between Iran and Western powers last November is a “farce,” according to Lieutenant General (ret.) William G. “Jerry” Boykin. The former senior military official warned that the US has only one option left — to take out Iran’s nuclear program militarily. Read More: US General Warns America Must Take Out Iran – […]
rael’s demand to be recognized as a Jewish state by the Palestinian Authority may be a secondary issue in the eyes of the Obama administration, a Palestinian daily claimed Saturday. But the “quotation” it cited to back up this claim could not be independently confirmed. Read More: Palestinian daily claims US isn’t insisting the PA […]
How many reasons can be found for abandoning Judea and Samaria, the biblical heartland of the Land of Israel? You’d be surprised. There are many — one to fit almost every prejudice and preference. Read More: Why leave Judea and Samaria? – Opinion Israel News | Haaretz.
Housing Minister Uri Ariel (Jewish Home) declared on Sunday that no communities in Judea and Samaria will be evicted. Read More: Ariel: No Jew Will be Uprooted – Inside Israel – News – Israel National News.