Tag: Palestine

Gaza Ceasefire Negotiations to Resume Next Week

“Hamas and the Palestinian factions will take part in a session of indirect negotiations with the occupation (Israel) on the 27th of this month at the invitation of Egypt,” said Hamas deputy leader Mousa Abu Marzouk. He said on the movement’s Al-Ray website that the Palestinians would from the outset demand the opening of a […]

Palestinians Only Want to Destroy Israel

The Palestinians have never been interested in a “Two-State solution,” Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon stated Tuesday – but only in hurting Israel.   “Their goal is not to establish a Palestinian state along ’67 borders, but to destroy the Jewish state,” Ya’alon stated, in an interview on PBS. “That is the reason why they have never […]

A Palestinian state can only emerge from negotiations

Last week’s British Parliament vote in favor of recognition of a Palestinian state did not help Israeli-Palestinian peace or the two-state solution one bit. In my eyes, it obstructed them.   Many of my colleagues from the Left have asked me why I called upon British Labor Party members not to support the vote. A […]

Iran FM meets Palestinian Jihad leader, voices support for Palestinian ‘resistance’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed his country’s full support for Palestinian “resistance” movements as he met with the leader of the Islamic Jihad terrorist group, which is closely allied with Iran.   Zarif congratulated Ramadan Abdullah Shallah for the “victory” in the Gaza war this past summer during a meeting on Sunday in […]

Poll: 3 in 4 Israeli Jews oppose a Palestinian state if it means dividing Jerusalem

“Even as Jerusalem and Washington locked horns earlier this month in a very public spat over construction in Jerusalem, more than three-fourths of the Jewish-Israeli public is opposed to the establishment of a Palestinian state if it means dividing Jerusalem, according to a poll released on Sunday…” Read More: Poll: 3 in 4 Israeli Jews […]

Poll: 75% of Israeli Jews oppose Palestinian state on ’67 lines

Some 75 percent of Israeli Jews oppose the establishment of a Palestinian state along 1967 lines, according to a new survey published by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. The poll was conducted from October 12-14 and asked 505 Israeli Jews about the peace process and Israeli concessions in the West Bank. Among the respondents, […]

Jews Visiting Temple Mount ‘Herd of Cattle’

Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman called Jews visiting the Temple Mount a “herd of cattle” on Saturday, less than 24 hours after he incited violence against Jews visiting Judaism’s holiest site and called to prevent their access “by all means.” “The Palestinian leadership will be taking the necessary legal measures, at the international level, regarding the aggression […]

PA Threatens Israeli ‘Diplomatic Downfall’ at UN

Palestinian Authority (PA) foreign minister Riyad al-Malki on Monday appraised that the PA will succeed in garnering enough UN Security Council votes to demand Israel withdraw from Judea and Samaria by a certain deadline. “I will inform the Israelis of their diplomatic downfall in the Security Council before the start of next year,” al-Malki told […]

Netanyahu denies agreeing to ’67-based borders with Palestinians

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied having consented to basing “the border between Israel and the Palestinians on the ’67 borders” in an interview with Israel Radio that was broadcast on Friday morning.   “That is simply untrue,” said Netanyahu. “What happened was that the Americans wanted to propose a framework that will include items the […]

Palestinian leader accuses Israel of ‘genocide’ at UN

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel of carrying out a “war of genocide” in Gaza in his speech at the UN General Assembly.   Mr Abbas said Israeli “war crimes” in Gaza should be punished, but stopped short of saying he would take the issue to the International Criminal Court.   His speech […]