Tag Archives: Settlements

Former ICC Official: Israel Will Be Convicted Of War Crimes By
The former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Luis Moreno Ocampo has said that the investigation being carried out by the ICC concerning the issue of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem,...
Massachusetts Dems Battle Over Proposal To Condemn Illegal Israeli Settlements By
The Massachusetts Democratic Party has been plunged into turmoil by a proposed resolution stating that Israel’s illegal settlements in the West Bank are an obstacle to peace between Israel and Palestine, the Boston Globe reported Friday. Carol Coakley of Millis,...
Israel ‘Blackmailing’ Developing Countries For Favorable Votes At UN By
Israel is blackmailing developing countries to force them to vote in its favor at the UN, Arabi21 reported the Coalition for Accountability and Integrity revealing yesterday. According to the site, the organisation’s Director, Azmi Shuaibi, said that Israel uses the...
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...
British Forien Minister: Alternative To Two-State Solution Is Apartheid By
(REPORT) — Israel has to choose between a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict or an “apartheid system”, the British foreign secretary told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday. Boris Johnson made a quick 24-hour visit to Israel and the...
Trump Administration Voes To End UN Human Rights Council’s ‘Obsession’ With Israel By
(REPORT) — President Donald Trump’s administration  is reviewing its participation in the UN Human Rights Council, and pushing for an end to its “obsession with Israel,” a senior US official said on Wednesday. Washington has long argued that the...
Has Trump Killed The Two-State Solution? By
UNITED NATIONS — Hours before hundreds of people protested outside the White House and hundreds more gathered at over a dozen demonstrations across the United States on Feb. 15, President Donald Trump took aim at more than a decade and a half of foreign policy during...
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 Late Night Vote, Israeli Knesset Agrees To Seize Palestinian Land By
(REPORT) — In a 60-52 vote late in the evening, Israel’s Knesset has agreed on a bill that allows the Israeli government to unilaterally seize land privately owned by Palestinians, make it state property, and then transfer it to settlers for the construction of...