Tag Archives: Settlements

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...
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...
Netanyahu Lobbies Britain To Act Against Threat Of ‘Militant’ Iran By
Benjamin Netanyahu has pressed Britain to act against a “militant Iran” bent on conquering the Middle East and destroying Israel, as he attempted to shift the focus of talks with Theresa May away from illegal settlement building in the occupied West Bank. The...
Haley: US ‘Taking Names’ At UN, Will ‘Show Our Strength’ By
(REPORT) — Incoming US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley issued a statement today warning of repercussions for countries that “don’t have America’s back” at the international body, insisting the new administration marks a “change in the way we...
The Last Days Of Obama: Napoleonic Maneuvers At The Security Council By
(ANALYSIS) — It seemed to come almost out of nowhere. The United States usually protects Israel from critical resolutions at the UN Security Council. However, in a dramatic move, the US abstained and a resolution criticizing recent settlement activity was passed...