Tag: Middle East

PA Demands: An Assault on the Law of Nations

People assumed that when the UN General Assembly enacted a resolution, it became a part of international law. That is not so. UN General Assembly resolutions are only recommendations. Read More: PA Demands: An Assault on the Law of Nations – Op-Eds – Israel National News.

Miri Regev forms subcommittee to discuss Jewish entry to Temple Mount

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.

PA says Netanyahu’s AIPAC speech amounts to declaration of end of peace talks

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.

Obama Promised Netanyahu to Pressure Abbas

U.S. President Barack Obama committed to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu he would push the Palestinian Authority (PA) to match any Israeli concessions as he seeks to negotiate a framework for peace talks, AFP reported on Tuesday. Read More: Obama Promised Netanyahu to Pressure Abbas – Middle East – News – Israel National News.

Israel says seized Gaza-bound rocket shipment from Iran

The Israeli navy seized a ship in the Red Sea on Wednesday that was carrying dozens of advanced Iranian-supplied rockets made in Syria that were intended for Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, the military said. Read More: Israel says seized Gaza-bound rocket shipment from Iran – Telegraph.

First US-Israeli intelligence collaboration in four years

In an unusually frank disclosure, White House spokesman Jay Carney said Wednesday night, March 5, that US intelligence services and military had worked with Israel to track the Iranian Panama-flagged ship KLOS C, which was apprehended by Israeli naval commandos on the Red Sea earlier that day carrying missiles for Gaza via Sudan. Read More: […]

Netanyahu addresses AIPAC policy conference

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was set to address the AIPAC annual policy conference on Tuesday a day after meeting US President Barack Obama in the White House. Read More: WATCH LIVE: Netanyahu addresses AIPAC policy conference | JPost | Israel News.

Russia And China ‘In Agreement’ Over Ukraine

Russia has said China is largely “in agreement” over Ukraine, after other world powers condemned Moscow for sending troops into the country.Hundreds of Russian soldiers have surrounded a military base in Crimea, preventing Ukrainian soldiers from going in or out. Read More: Russia And China ‘In Agreement’ Over Ukraine.

Obama to Israel — Time Is Running Out

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the White House tomorrow, President Barack Obama will tell him that his country could face a bleak future — one of international isolation and demographic disaster — if he refuses to endorse a U.S.-drafted framework agreement for peace with the Palestinians. Read More: Obama to Israel — Time […]

If Kerry’s framework not satisfactory

In meeting with Meretz leader Gal-On, Abbas says he will not extend talks beyond April deadline if core issues not addressed; says he would only agree to more negotiations if settlements frozen, more prisoners released. Read More: Abbas: If Kerry’s framework not satisfactory, PA will end talks, seek unilateral recognition | JPost | Israel News.