Tag: Deal of the Century

Explainer: What we know about Trump’s Mideast peace plan

More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, it lies stalled half in and half out of the starting blocks. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday announced that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main domestic rival, Benny Gantz, had been invited […]

President Trump to Meet with Israeli Prime Minister at White House

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz accepted an invitation to visit the White House next week to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East. “On behalf of President Donald Trump, I invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to the White House next week. At the Prime Minister’s suggestions, I’ve also extended the […]

Trump to Unveil Peace Plan Ahead of Israeli Leaders’ Visit

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will release details of his long-delayed peace plan for the Middle East before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his election rival Benny Gantz visit the White House next week. The political aspects of the peace initiative have been closely guarded. Only the economic proposals have been unveiled. […]

Trump to decide on ‘Deal of the Century’ release date in coming days

US President Donald Trump is expected to decide in the coming days whether to present the White House’s “Deal of the Century” before the Israeli election, Channel 13’s political correspondent Barak Ravid has reported. According to Ravid, there have been intense deliberation among Trump’s advisers regarding the issue, but the president is presumably concerned about […]

Trump reportedly to make final decision this week when to release ‘Deal of the Century’

President Donald Trump will decide this week whether his administration will release the much-awaited Middle East peace plan before Israel’s March 2nd Knesset election, or whether the administration will wait until after Israel’s third election in less than a year, Channel 13 reported Sunday night. According to both Israeli and American officials, the president has […]

King Abdullah: Annexation talk absence of gov’t harms Israel-Jordan ties

Jordan’s King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein spoke with France24 this week about the West Bank annexation and US President Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century.” Israeli annexation plans and its absence of a government are harming Jordan’s relations with the Jewish state, King Abdullah told France 24 in an interview published on Monday. Regarding […]

Bennett Promoting Merger of Right-wing Parties Ahead of Third Israeli Election

The heads of two right-wing parties are negotiating over a joint ticket that would include all the parties to the right of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud ahead of Israel’s March 2 general election. Hayamin Hehadash Chairman Naftali Bennett and Habayit Hayehudi Chairman Rafi Peretz met on Wednesday and on Thursday to discuss the issue. […]

‘What’s in It for Trump?’: White House Debating Release of Mideast Peace Plan Before Third Israeli Election

Despite Israel being in the midst of another election campaign, the Trump administration is once again considering whether to publish its Middle East peace plan. While no decision has been made, there is real debate within the White House about releasing the plan in the next few weeks. Some in the administration believe this is […]

Trump Envoy to Visit Israel, Discuss Middle East Peace Plan After Months of Standstill

U.S. President Donald Trump’s special assistant Avi Berkowitz, who is leading the Middle East peace plan, will arrive in Israel next week, signaling the White House hasn’t fully given up on promoting the initiative. The peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians has been in deep freeze since Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form […]

Hamas ‘promoting’ Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century,’ says Fata

In yet another sign of mounting tensions between the two rival parties, the Palestinian-ruling Fatah faction on Monday accused Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh of “promoting” US President Donald Trump’s yet-to-be-announced plan for peace in the Middle East, also known as the “Deal of the Century.” The latest allegation came after Hamas announced that its security […]