Tag: Settlements

In this Sept. 21, 2011 file photo, Palestinian spokesman Nabil Shaath speaks at a press conference during the 66th United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. Palestinians are increasingly questioning their leaders’ strategy of reaching statehood through negotiations with Israel after more than two decades of failures. A majority believes …

Senior Palestinian Official: World Ruled By U.S. Will End Within Three Years

TEL AVIV – A senior Palestinian official said Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is locked in “confrontation” with the Trump administration over its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and that the days when the world is led by the U.S. are numbered, the London-based Saudi newspaper Asharq al-Awsat reported on Wednesday.

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Ireland Postpones Bill Banning Israeli Settlement Goods

TEL AVIV – The Irish Senate on Tuesday postponed voting on a bill that would criminalize trade with Israeli settlements, following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s condemnation of the proposed legislation.

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Obama: ‘I’m Basically a Liberal Jew’

Former President Barack Obama told a Jewish congregation in Manhattan that he is “basically a liberal Jew” as he defended his administration’s record on Israel and his decision to criticize Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria.

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China Peddling Mideast ‘Peace Plan’ that Divides Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – China’s ambassador to the United Nations urged the international community on Monday to embrace Chinese President Xi Jinping’s four-point plan to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and establish an independent Palestinian state.

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Elliott Abrams: Trump, Netanyahu ‘Reset’ U.S.-Israel Relations

TEL AVIV – The meeting between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu marked a “symbolic reset of relations” after eight years of “tension” between the two countries, a top American foreign policy expert said on Friday.

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Trump and Netanyahu Will Continue Discussion on Settlement Policy

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will continue trying to reach a mutual understanding on Israeli settlement activity, the administration said Wednesday night, hours after the leaders concluded their first summit since Trump took office last month.