Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Gulf States Seek Normalized Relations With Israel Ahead Of Trump Visit By
Numerous Gulf states have offered to a deal to normalize relations with Israel if Tel Aviv takes steps to restart peace talks with the Palestinians, according to reports. The offer to normalize relations come a week before Donald...
Netanyahu Claims Embassy Move To Jerusalem Would ‘Advance’ Peace Process By
Israel has dismissed concerns in the United States over plans to relocate the US embassy to Jerusalem, saying the contentious issue would advance the peace process with the Palestinians, not harm it. US President Donald Trump had promised during his campaign to move...
Trump: Saudi Arabia Not Paying ‘Fair Share’ For US Defense By
US President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that US ally Saudi Arabia was not treating the United States fairly and Washington was losing a “tremendous amount of money” defending the kingdom. In an interview with Reuters, Trump confirmed his administration was...
Israel Approves Construction Of 212 New Settlement Units In Jerusalem By
The Israeli Planning and Construction Committee has approved the construction of 212 new settlement units in Pisgat Ze’ev and Ramat Shlomo settlements in the occupied city of Jerusalem. The Israeli army radio said the project is part of a “large settlement plan to be...
Netanyahu Rejects US Request To Freeze Settlement Contruction By
Benjamin Netanyahu has said that his government will not freeze settlements in occupied Jerusalem, Israeli media reported on Wednesday.  He said, The issue of halting building projects in the Israeli neighborhoods in East Jerusalem is not part of the [current] negotiations...
US Envoy Heads To Israel To Begin Embassy Relocation Effort By
(REPORT) — A US congressional delegation will visit Israel on Saturday to study proposals for transferring the US embassy to Jerusalem, according to Israeli radio. Right-wing Knesset member Yehuda Glick said on Facebook that, during their one-day visit, delegation...
Largest US Jewish Group Denounces Trump’s Choice For Ambassador To Israel By
(REPORT) — The largest Jewish group in the US, the Reform Jewish movement, declared on Friday its opposition to the appointment of David Friedman as US ambassador to Israel. “This is a critical moment. Never before have we opposed the nomination of a US ambassador,”...
Trump Walks Back Promise To Move Israeli Embassy To Jerusalem By
(REPORT) — Following a flurry of regional concern about the possibility, and the direct intervention of the King Abdullah of Jordan, the Trump Administration has sent a message to the Palestinian Authority to assure them that they will not be moving the US Embassy...
In First Conflict With China, Trump & Xi Clash Over Embassy Move To Jerusalem By
Tel Aviv (REPORT) —Following the first statement by the new White House press secretary that the move of the US embassy to Jerusalem was “coming soon,” Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared that East Jerusalem should be the official capital of a Palestinian...
Trump Invites Netanyahu To US As He Prepares Embassy Move To Jerusalem By
(REPORT) — The new U.S. administration is in the early stages of preparing for the controversial relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the White House said Sunday just hours before a phone call where President Donald Trump extended an invitation to...