Tag: U.S. embassy in Israel

OPEC

Marcus: Trump’s Courage Could Free U.S. from OPEC

Bernie Marcus writes that President Trump’s National Security Strategy tells us that we must “embrace energy dominance” by “unleashing our abundant energy resources,” including natural gas. If we follow that course, we could break free of the stranglehold of OPEC.

Sweden

Sweden: Three Migrants Prosecuted for Synagogue Firebombing

Prosecutors have charged three migrants from Palestine and Syria for attacking a Jewish synagogue in Gothenburg, Sweden last December, following the announcement of the U.S. embassy in Israel’s move to Jerusalem.

TOPSHOT - Palestinian protesters burn pictures of US President Donald Trump at the manger square in Bethlehem on December 5, 2017. US President Donald Trump told Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas in a phone call that he intends to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Abbas's office said. …

Abbas’ Fatah Releases Video of Netanyahu, Trump Drowning over Jerusalem Embassy

TEL AVIV – The official Facebook page of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah faction this week published a photoshopped image of President Donald Trump being “arrested” on the Temple Mount by soldiers of “Palestine” due to his decision to transfer the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.

Palestinian protestors try to take down a section of barbed wire at the border fence with Israel, east of Gaza City in the central Gaza Strip, on April 13, 2018. Clashes erupted as thousands protested for a third consecutive Friday along Gaza's border with Israel after violence in which Israeli …

Report: Egypt Admonishes Hamas Leader Over Gaza Riots

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh was summoned urgently to Cairo Monday, where Egyptian officials severely admonished him over the terrorist group’s insistence on instigating violent demonstrations on the Israel-Gaza Strip border, Israel Hayom learned Tuesday.

Visiting Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya talks to reporters at a press conference at Doha International Airport before his departure on Sunday, Dec 3, 2006. (AP Photo/Hamid Jalaludin)

Hamas Leader Heads to Cairo Ahead of Gaza Protests

The head of Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas left for Cairo on Sunday, sources in the movement said, a day before major protests are expected in the enclave over Washington’s controversial Jerusalem embassy move.

Saeb Erekat

Palestinians Urge Dignitaries to Boycott U.S. Embassy Opening

Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat on Monday called on foreign dignitaries in Israel and around the world to stay away from next week’s opening of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem, so as not to endorse what he called Washington’s “flagrant violations of international law.”

Czech

Report: Czechs Mulling Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – The Czech Republic has begun investigating the possibility of following the U.S.’s lead and moving its embassy to Jerusalem as a result of a diplomatic campaign waged by Israel, Channel 10 reported on Saturday.

putin

Abbas Seeks Increased Role for Moscow Amid Row with U.S.

The Palestinians hope Russia will play a more significant role in the peace process between themselves and Israel, a Palestinian diplomat said on Sunday, a day before Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Russian President Vladimir Putin are slated to meet in Russia.

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Jordanian King: U.S. Role Is Central for Israeli-Palestinian Deal

King Abdullah II of Jordan said Sunday that the United States remains essential to any hope of a peaceful solution between Israel and the Palestinians, despite criticism of the new US stance on Jerusalem by Arab states and the Palestinians.

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attend the opening session of the Gaza Donor Conference in Cairo on October 12, 2014, aimed at helping the Gaza Strip pummelled by the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants earlier this year. Some 50 countries are to attend …

Abbas to Meet With Egypt’s el-Sisi Over Jerusalem

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas was set to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo on Monday for discussions on the Trump administration’s Dec. 6 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Mike Pence

Fatah Official: Pence ‘Unwelcome In Palestine’

Vice President Mike Pence was expected to visit both Israel and the Palestinian Authority later this month but senior Fatah official Jibril Rajoub said Thursday he was “unwelcome in Palestine.”