We can expect fast movement in the effort to achieve a Middle East peace agreement. Will it be successful? Yes. When? We don’t know that yet.
The Interior Ministry denied a workers permit to a Human Rights Watch staff member on the grounds that the international NGO engaged in pro-Palestinian propaganda. “The opinion received from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs noted that, for some time now, this organization’s public activities and reports have engaged in politics in the service of Palestinian […]
MK Avi Dichter (Likud) on Wednesday stressed that there will not be a “one-state solution” in which there is one state with an Arab majority, but also made clear that the “two-state solution” is no longer viable. The comments come amid an apparent change of thought in the White House, after President Donald Trump last […]
In an address broadcast live on Iranian state television, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei referred to Israel as a “cancerous tumor” which should be removed “incrementally.” Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada on Feb. 21, also called for the “complete liberation of Palestine.” Representatives from 80 countries attended the event which advocates for the […]
Speaking at a news conference in Sydney with the Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, Benjamin Netanyahu says while he supported self-government for Palestinians, any solution must not be a threat to the state of Israel. ‘Let them govern themselves but let them not have the military and the physical power to threaten Israel,’ Netanyahu tells […]
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu slammed the demand by two former Australian Prime Ministers that their nation recognize the Palestinian Authority as a sovereign state. Former Labor premiers Kevin Rudd and Bob Hawke issued statements ahead of Netanyahu’s state visit to Australia, calling for the recognition of Palestinian statehood. Speaking at a press conference in Sydney […]
David Friedman’s nomination for United States Ambassador to Israel, which is to be voted on in the Senate on March 1, has provided many headlines – not least of which is Senator Marco Rubio’s speech of support for Israel and against the two-state solution. Friedman was grilled by several Senators on Feb. 16, and was […]
President Donald Trump raised eyebrows when he mentioned the possibility of a one-state solution. The context was ambiguous and no one can know for sure what message he was intending to convey. One possibility is that he was telling the Palestinian leadership that if they want a two-state solution, they have to do something. They […]
Is the two-state solution now dead as many in Israel are claiming? Not on your life!
Top officials in the Trump administration sought to reassure lawmakers and foreign allies on Thursday that the United States remains committed to a twostate solution between Israel and the Palestinians, just one day after their boss said that “one state” endorsed by both parties would work just as well for him.Testifying before the Senate in […]