Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said that the Palestinians will not recognize Israel as a Jewish state at a meeting with students in Ramallah, Israel Radio reported on Friday Read More: Abbas: I will not recognize Israel as Jewish state | JPost | Israel News.
Amid spiraling tensions between Moscow and the West over the fate of Crimea, Russia has mobilized its air and coastal defenses and more than 1,000 missile and tank units for a month-long drill in Kapustin Yar, around 450 km from the Ukraine border in the Astrakhan district. DEBKAfile’s military sources report that this facility is […]
Knesset Interior Committee chairwoman Miri Regev (Likud Beytenu) formed a subcommittee to discuss Jewish entry to the Temple Mount. Read More: Miri Regev forms subcommittee to discuss Jewish entry to Temple Mount | JPost | Israel News.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Monday that if US Secretary of State John Kerry’s framework agreement fails to give Palestinians a satisfactory answer to the core issues, he will stop negotiations with Israel and turn to international bodies for unilateral recognition of a Palestinian state. Speaking during a meeting with Meretz leader Zehava […]
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s AIPAC speech on Tuesday in Washington was “an official announcement of a unilateral end to negotiations,” AFP reported a top Palestinian official as saying. Read More: PA says Netanyahu’s AIPAC speech amounts to declaration of end of peace talks | JPost | Israel News.
Collecting huge amounts of information about all of us and then using supercomputers to sift through, analyze and study it — this is a reality of modern life, and it can be a tremendously powerful thing. Researchers can use techniques like those to identify genetic markers linked to breast cancer, better understand climate change […]
The EU will continue to grow as an increasing number of countries express interest in membership. These countries can be divided into candidate countries and potential candidate countries. The former are in the process of ‘transposing’ (or integrating) EU legislation into national law, while potential candidate countries do not yet fulfill the requirements for EU […]
US President Barack Obama said on Monday that Russia has violated international law in its military intervention in Ukraine and said the US government has warned it will look at a series of economic and diplomatic sanctions that would isolate Moscow. Russian President Vladimir Putin needs to allow international monitors to mediate a deal […]
Crimea’s parliament voted to join Russia on Thursday and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum on the decision in 10 days’ time in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula. Read More: Crimea votes to join Russia, accelerating Ukraine crisis – Yahoo News.
The USS Truxtun, a US Navy guided-missile destroyer, is heading to the Black Sea where it will conduct training with Bulgarian and Romanian naval forces that was scheduled long before the crisis in Ukraine, the Navy said on Thursday. Read More: US Navy destroyer heads to Black Sea for pre-planned exercises | JPost | Israel […]