Mohammed Shtayyeh

Palestinian PM Blames Israel for Coronavirus Spike

JAFFA — Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh has demanded Israel seal off the West Bank, saying the Jewish state was to blame for a spike in coronavirus infections among Palestinians.

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U.S. Envoy David Friedman: Trump Peace Plan ‘Out of the Box’

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s long-anticipated peace plan is an effort to “think out of the box and capture the imagination and hopes of both sides for a better life,” U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman told the Jerusalem Post on Wednesday.

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