Tag: Middle East

KUSHNER IN BAHRAIN: ECONOMIC PROSPERITY IS PATHWAY TO MIDEAST PEACE

New way is needed because world moves forward bu Palestinians remain behind. Peace in the Middle East can only be achieved if it comes with a pathway for people to improve their lives, US President Donald Trump’s top adviser Jared Kushner said in Bahrain on Tuesday, in explaining why his team is rolling out the […]

IRAN AND IRAQ: TEHRAN ENVISIONS JOINT MILITARY EXERCISES, MISSILE DEFENSE AND MOSUL INFLUENCE

Iran and Iraq were once enemies when Saddam Hussein’s regime was in charge, but after the US-led invasion in 2003 the countries have grown closer because of the rise of Shi’ite political parties. US army and intelligence officers are working on plans for covert operations against Iran in the Persian Iran wants to hold joint […]

US not inviting Israeli officials to economic workshop in Bahrain

The White House is hosting a workshop in Bahrain next week to launch the economic components of the administration’s Middle East peace plan but Palestinians are boycotting it and Israeli officials haven’t been invited, according to a report on Monday. The Trump administration has decided not to invite Israeli Minister of Finance Moshe Kahlon or […]

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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 […]

SYRIAN OPPOSITION DOCUMENTS IRANIAN MISSILE CACHES IN COUNTRY

Israel has warned Tehran against stockpiling weapons in Syria, says it’s a redline. Syrian opposition officers have documented the site of several Iranian missile caches in the country, including in areas Israel has demanded that Iran vacate. According to a report in the London-based Asharq Al-Awsat, the National Liberation Front, which is made up of […]

KUSHNER: UNCERTAIN IF PALESTINIANS CAN GOVERN THEMSELVES

Kushner said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that the Palestinians deserve “self-determination,” but stopped short of backing Palestinian statehood. White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that the Palestinians deserve “self-determination,” but stopped short of backing Palestinian statehood and expressed uncertainty over their ability to govern themselves. Kushner, […]

What is the Peace Plan Status?

The White House announced Sunday, the economic part of the US peace plan will be revealed on June 25 in Bahrain during an international conference. 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 envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation to the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians, a White House official said on Tuesday. Kushner, Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt, U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook, and Kushner aide Avi Berkowitz began […]

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 […]