Tag: Middle East

Agreement With Israel will be ‘Non-Binding’

The Palestinian Authority’s Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Maliki has claimed that the upcoming framework agreement with Israel will be “non-binding”, and that the PA was likely to take unilateral steps against Israel following the end of the nine-month negotiating period. Read More: PA: Agreement With Israel will be ‘Non-Binding’ – Middle East – News – Israel […]

Framework document for the establishment of permanent peace

Security for the people and states of Israel and Palestine is the most fundamental undertaking of the agreement on permanent peace. The ultimate responsibility for security must be undertaken by two parties themselves. Read More: Encountering Peace: Framework document for the establishment of permanent peace part 2 of 3 | JPost | Israel News.

Temple Mount Used as Prop in Arab League Condemnation Frenzy

While the Arabic media is focusing on many of the key rifts between Arab states, regional leaders used this week’s Arab League Summit in Kuwait City to unite in their calls for “Jerusalem” to be the capital of a Palestinian state and for Israel to stop its assault on the al-Aqsa Mosque on Temple Mount. […]

No compromise on east Jerusalem as capital of Palestinian state

The Palestinians won’t accept anything less than a fully sovereign state with east Jerusalem as its capital, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday. Read More: Abbas: No compromise on east Jerusalem as capital of Palestinian state | JPost | Israel News.

Why doesn’t Netanyahu back Ya’alon?

Israel’s blunt-spoken Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon has found little backing at home for his outspoken criticism of Obama Administration’s policies. Up until Saturday night, March 22, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu let him face the music alone when US Secretary of State John Kerry demanded an apology – and even when his spokeswoman Jen Psaki said […]

Evangelicals, the millennial generation and Israel

In the past week, several articles in multiple publications have made the claim that Evangelical Christian support for Israel is waning among members of the “millennial” generation. Haaretz published an article by Nathan Guttman entitled “Israel is losing its grip on evangelical Christians?” Read More: Evangelicals, the millennial generation and Israel | JPost | Israel […]

Egyptian court sentences 529 Brotherhood members to death

An Egyptian court sentenced 529 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death for murder and other offenses on Monday in a sharp escalation of a crackdown on the movement that is likely to fuel instability. Read More: Egyptian court sentences 529 Brotherhood members to death | Reuters.

Arab League summit drafts hard-line ultimatums

Arab leaders whose summit begins in Kuwait Tuesday, March 25, are set to carry hard-line ultimatums for the US-sponsored Palestinian-Israeli negotiations as a means of derailing US Secretary of State John Kerry’s stubborn effort for a peace accord, and as a red flag for President Barack Obama three days before he lands in Riyadh.. Read […]

Israel is Aiming to Divide the Temple Mount

Chairman of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas has no intention of discussing Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Call for the PA to recognize Israel as a Jewish state. Read More: Abbas: Israel is Aiming to Divide the Temple Mount – Latest News Briefs – Israel National News.

Abbas accuses Israel of sabotaging peace talks

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas assailed Israel on Tuesday, claiming it has never missed an opportunity to sabotage the American-led talks on an Israeli-Palestinian agreement. Read More: Abbas accuses Israel of sabotaging peace talks – Diplomacy and Defense Israel News | Haaretz.