Tag: Palestine

Trump envoy discusses peace with Israeli, Arab business leaders

As part of the Trump Administration’s broader efforts to advance a genuine and lasting peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors, senior administration officials held a video-conference on April 20 with Israeli and Palestinian Authority private sector leaders, as well as representatives from the Government of Israel and the Palestinian Authority, to discuss measures to […]

The Trump Peace Train Has Left the Station

Will Trump’s Peace Push be Successful? It’s impossible to not talk about it! After all, when it happens, it will be the greatest prophetic fulfillment in the last 2,000 years! Furthermore, the movement toward this fulfillment appears to be greater than we have seen for many years…perhaps ever! I’m talking about the event that, when […]

It is not time to recognize a Palestinian state, says France’s Macron

French independent presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that recognizing a Palestinian state at this stage would serve nothing. The important task now is to create an atmosphere that will enable a peace process to be launched, the 39-year-old said in an interview on the Jewish community Radio J station in Paris.   Less […]

‘Israel and Palestinian Authority both need to be pressured to move forward with peace’

Both the Palestinian Authority and Israel need to be pressured from the outside to move forward with a peace deal, former Shin Bet chief MK Yaakov Peri (Yesh Atid) told The Jerusalem Post in a recent interview. Peri is a rare breed, having worked on security issues since joining the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) […]

Israeli-Palestinian conflict ‘core’ regional issue, Abdullah ​tells Trump

US President Donald Trump is “working very hard” to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, he told King Abdullah II of Jordan at the White House on Wednesday, amid a flurry of diplomatic activity on the matter coordinated by the Trump administration. “I think we’ll be successful— I hope we’ll be successful, I’ll tell you that,”​ Trump […]

Abbas Adviser: No negotiations without settlement freeze, limited release of prisoners

There will be no peace talks without a complete settlement freeze in the West Bank and east Jerusalem and a limited release of prisoners, a senior adviser of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said in an interview published on Wednesday. “The leadership’s position is clear: There will be no return to the negotiations’ table until […]

Palestinian Authority textbooks teach pupils to be expendable ‘martyrs’

The latest Palestinian Authority elementary school textbooks are even more radical than previous editions, according to a report just issued by the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education. The report was based on examination of elementary- school grades one through four and high-school grades 11 and 12 of the 2016-2017 PA’s […]

Arab leaders: Two-state solution best option in Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Arab leaders from more than 20 countries gathering here in Jordan on Wednesday sent a clear signal to President Donald Trump: The region continues to support a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians. This comes just weeks before Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to travel to Washington to meet with President Trump. It also […]

Arab leaders: Two-state solution best option in Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Arab leaders from more than 20 countries gathering here in Jordan on Wednesday sent a clear signal to President Donald Trump: The region continues to support a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians. This comes just weeks before Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to travel to Washington to meet with President Trump. It also […]

EU: Israeli-Palestinian peace deal a ‘top priority’

The European Union said on Monday that resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains a “top priority” and that it welcomes the US administration’s expressed interest in brokering a peace agreement between the sides. “Peace between Israel and Palestine is a top priority for the European Union and it will remain a top priority in our political […]