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Israel vows to retain West Bank control in any peace deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday said Israel will retain security control over the Palestinians as part of any future peace deal, deepening Palestinian fears that Israel and the Trump administration are colluding on a proposal that will fall far short of their dreams of independence.Netanyahu’s statement exposed a deepening rift that has emerged between […]

Russian FM says Moscow will not support changes to Iran nuclear deal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday stressed that Moscow would not back changes to the nuclear deal with Iran, after US President Donald Trump last week said Washington would withdraw from the accord this year unless its terms were changed. “We will not support what the United States is trying to do, changing the […]

Report: U.S., Israel Reach Deal to Implement Donald Trump’s Iran Policy

The United States and Israel have reached an agreement to implement President Donald Trump’s policy to counter the threat posed by Iran, including its nuclear ambitions, its regional expansion, and its role in international terror.Barack Ravid of Israel’s Channel 10, writing at Axios on Thursday, reported that the U.S. and Israel met secretly at the White […]

EU tells Netanyahu no support for Trump’s Jerusalem move

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case to Europe to ask allies to join the United States in recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but met a firm rebuff from EU foreign ministers who saw the move as a blow against the peace process.Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, meanwhile, took his own case to Egypt on Monday […]

US: Nine UN anti-Israel drafts harm peace efforts

Next month, the UN General Assembly is expected to affirm east Jerusalem’s status as “occupied territory,” call for international companies to boycott Israel and condemn Israel’s presence on the Golan Heights. Nine drafted texts, of what will likely be a slate of 20 anti-Israel and pro-Palestinian resolutions, were overwhelmingly affirmed Friday in New York at […]

Congress to vote on resolution supporting Balfour Declaration

The American Congress is expected to vote on a resolution in the coming weeks expressing its support for the Balfour Declaration, on the 100-year anniversary of the British document lauded as one of the Zionist movement’s greatest international achievements.A text of the resolution, which has been obtained by Haaretz, states that Congress “commemorates the centenary […]

Israel’s Netanyahu expresses hope for U.S. peace push in Middle East

For at least two decades, the goal of U.S.-led diplomacy has been a ‘two-state solution’, meaning an independent Palestinian state living side-by-side and at peace with Israel.But neither Trump nor his aides have publicly recommitted to a two-state solution, instead saying it is up to the two parties to work out in peace talks.Asked during […]

PA: Israel is thwarting Trump’s efforts to renew negotiations

The Palestinian Authority blamed Israel for continued “colonialist” activity on “occupied Palestinian land”, taking place in parallel with an “escalation” in statements from the Israel’s right-wing government supporting “settlements” and opposing peace.This policy, according to the PA, stands in stark contrast to the desire of the international community for peace, and expresses Israel’s continued disobedience […]

Khamenei: America and Israel seek to create ‘new Israel’

Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Wednesday equated Kurdish independence with the establishment of a “new Israel” in the region.Speaking after a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Tehran and quoted by Reuters, Khamenei said the two countries should prevent Iraq’s Kurdistan region from declaring independence.“Turkey and Iran must take necessary measures […]

Netanyahu Responds to UN ‘Absurdities’ on Israel: ‘It’s Called the Bible. I Highly Recommend It’

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday attacked “absurdities” in U.N. agencies’ treatment of Israel, invoking tennis legend John McEnroe, the Bible – and penguins – in a speech that was in turn deadly serious about Iran, upbeat about Israeli diplomatic breakthroughs, and thankful to the Trump administration for its outspoken support.Israeli leaders do not […]