Tag: Donald Trump

U.S., RUSSIA NUKE TENSIONS MAY BE EVEN WORSE THAN IRAN THREAT

The threat posed by a potential nuclear Iran is no laughing matter. But neither is the escalating threat of a nuclear exchange between the US and Russia. They are collectively in the process of ending their mutual nuclear restrictions and developing new, more advanced nuclear weapons which could be used against each other. As things […]

War or peace talks with Iran? Trump says he will wait to see how things unfold

President Donald Trump said Monday he doesn’t know whether the United States is closer to negotiations or war with Iran. He said he’ll wait and see how the feud unfolds. “Iran doesn’t know where they are … they are a very mixed up country,” Trump said at the White House. “Their country is in turmoil. … Whatever it […]

U.S. NOT WEIGHING ‘ONE STATE’ FIX TO ISRAEL-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT

Greenblatt and US envoy Jared Kushner, who are heading the peace process, have both refrained from speaking of a “two-state solution.” The United States is not considering a one-state resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, US special envoy Jason Greenblatt told PBS NewsHour in an interview aired on Thursday. “Our plan does not contemplate one state,” […]

Greenblatt: Trump may decide to release peace plan before Israeli elections

American envoy says White House still mulling whether to wait until after a government is formed to publicize political proposal The US administration may decide to release the political portion of its plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict before upcoming elections in Israel, Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt said in comments published Monday. The […]

Netanyahu Unveils ‘Trump Heights’ In Israel’s Golan Heights

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of his administration gathered in the Golan Heights on Sunday to unveil a sign for the community, newly named “Ramat Trump,” which translates into “Trump Heights.” “We are proud to have the opportunity to establish a new community,” Netanyahu said during the unveiling. “And also to honor a […]

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What’s going on with the ‘Deal of the Century?’

 Peace Plan Update The Trump administration has been working on a Middle East peace plan for over two years. President Trump had promised to release the plan as soon as the new Israeli government was formed. Now, what would happen? Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner had already announced that the economic half of the peace […]

PART OF ‘DEAL OF CENTURY’ TO BE RELEASED ON JUNE 25 IN BAHRAIN

The economic part of the US peace plan will be revealed on June 25 in Bahrain during an international conference, the White House announced Sunday. It is unclear when the political part of the plan will be released. According to a senior administration official, representatives from the EU, Asia and the Arab world, as well […]

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah, and it hurts

The powerful Lebanese Hezbollah militia has thrived for decades on generous cash handouts from Iran, spending lavishly on benefits for its fighters, funding social services for its constituents and accumulating a formidable arsenal that has helped make the group a significant regional force, with troops in Syria and Iraq. But since President Trump introduced sweeping […]

Saudi Arabia, Iran Say They Don’t Want War, but Are Ready to Fight If Provoked

De-escalation follows Trump administration’s move to ease tensions amid hostile rhetoric that followed attacks on tankers, kingdom’s oil interests many blamed on Tehran Middle East tensions appeared to ease over the weekend after the Trump administration moved to de-escalate two weeks of crisis, while Saudi Arabia and Iran toned down their threatening rhetoric in an […]