Tag: Peace Plan

Netanyahu says Israel has started mapping West Bank areas to annex

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday said Israel has begun mapping parts of the West Bank to annex, appearing to further step back from a pledge to swiftly apply Israeli sovereignty over these areas following the publication of US President Donald Trump’s peace plan. “We’re already in the process of mapping the territory that according […]

Criticism of US Mideast plan softened in UN draft resolution

A reworked Palestinian Authority resolution has dropped its initial condemnation of President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan, opting for less confrontational language ahead of a United Nations Security Council vote, a copy obtained by AFPshows. The latest draft also no longer mentions the United States by name as the plan’s author, and couches its criticism […]

Trump’s Middle East peace plan ‘will die’ before president, Iran’s top leader says

Iran’s top leader is predicting that President Trump’s Middle East peace plan, meant to solve the decades-long Israel-Palestinian conflict, “will die” in Trump’s lifetime, state media reported Wednesday. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the bold calculation in his first remarks since the proposal, which has been opposed by the Palestinians, was unveiled last week. “This plan […]

Abbas and Olmert to publicly oppose US peace plan

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas and former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will make a joint appearance next week and express opposition to the Trump administration’s peace plan, Channel 12 News’ Ehud Yaari revealed on Thursday. Their joint press conference reportedly will be held at the same time as the UN Security Council discusses the […]

Kushner to brief UN leaders on Trump peace plan

U.S. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser Jared Kushner will brief the U.N. Security Council on Thursday regarding the Mideast peace plan presented by the Trump administration last week, a U.S. official said on Monday. “Jared will travel to New York on Thursday to brief UNSC ambassadors on our Vision for Peace,” the official said, according […]

Israeli settler leaders to join Netanyahu in Washington for Trump talks

Four major settler leaders plan to join Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Washington to receive information on US President Donald Trump’s peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, known as the “Deal of the Century.” Netanyahu will meet with Trump on Monday and Tuesday. Yesha head and Jordan Valley Regional Council head David ElHayani will […]

Netanyahu: White House peace plan an ‘opportunity that cannot be missed’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that the Trump administration’s much-awaited peace plan was a “historic moment” and an opportunity that should not be missed. “An opportunity such as this comes once in history and cannot be missed,” Netanyahu said in a short video released Saturday evening. “Today, we have in the White House […]

Netanyahu Touts Visit With President Trump To Discuss Peace Plans

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to “make history” during his upcoming White House visit. He expressed enthusiasm for his meeting with President Trump shortly before leaving for Washington D.C. on Sunday. “I depart to Washington with a sense of a great mission, great responsibility and a great opportunity,” stated Netanyahu. “I am hopeful […]

President Trump to Meet with Israeli Prime Minister at White House

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz accepted an invitation to visit the White House next week to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East. “On behalf of President Donald Trump, I invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to the White House next week. At the Prime Minister’s suggestions, I’ve also extended the […]

Trump to Unveil Peace Plan Ahead of Israeli Leaders’ Visit

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will release details of his long-delayed peace plan for the Middle East before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his election rival Benny Gantz visit the White House next week. The political aspects of the peace initiative have been closely guarded. Only the economic proposals have been unveiled. […]