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Netanyahu Announces Five-Year Jerusalem Development Plan

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday announced a five-year Jerusalem development plan during a special cabinet meeting held in the Western Wall tunnels in honor of the 50th anniversary since the unification of the capital since the Six Day War.

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Top Obama Aide Rhodes’ Fabrication On Israeli Settlements Spurs Call For PBS Correction

TEL AVIV – A senior aide to President Barack Obama made the wildly exaggerated claim in an interview on PBS that Israel was constructing “tens of thousands” of new settlements in the West Bank, an error that prompted the network’s ombudsman to demand a “clarifying or correcting” statement from the news program on Friday.

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Senate Moves To Denounce UN For Anti-Israel Resolution

TEL AVIV – Congressional Republicans are moving quickly to denounce the United Nations for its recent Security Council resolution deeming all Israeli settlements as “flagrant violation[s] of international law.

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Israel To Present Trump With ‘Evidence’ Obama Was Behind UN Resolution

TEL AVIV – Israel’s ambassador to the United States warned Tuesday that the country will provide “evidence” to President-elect Donald Trump that President Barack Obama was behind Friday’s anti-settlement resolution at the United Nations Security Council. Ambassador Ron Dermer told CNN

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump meeting at the Trump Tower in New York, September 25, 2016. (Kobi Gideon/GPO)

Netanyahu: UN Resolution Claims Western Wall Is ‘Occupied Territory’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed President Barack Obama for allowing the UN to “gang up” on Israel by passing a “disgraceful” UN resolution that labels the Western Wall and Jewish Quarter in Jerusalem’s Old City occupied territory.

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