Tag: Peace Treaty

Israel’s Right, Cheering Donald Trump’s Win, Renews Calls to Abandon 2-State Solution

Emboldened by the Republican sweep of last week’s American elections, right-wing members of the Israeli government have called anew for the abandonment of a two-state solution to the conflict with the Palestinians.“The combination of changes in the United States, in Europe and in the region provide Israel with a unique opportunity to reset and rethink […]

France says Israeli bill on settlements a risk to two-state solution

Following condemnation from Washington, France said on Tuesday an Israeli bill supported by a ministerial committee allowing settlers in the occupied West Bank to remain in homes built on private Palestinian land was of a matter of deep concern and jeopardized a two-state solution. “This proposed law, if it were adopted, would once again jeopardize […]

Will Trump Make a Peace Deal? | Prophecy Update

  The question is being asked by many people: Will Donald Trump really keep his word and move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem? Some are even questioning whether Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants him to take this revolutionary step. It appears that Trump really wants to move the embassy. However, he […]

We’ll work with any US president to achieve peace

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas congratulated President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday and said he hopes a just peace will be achieved during his term, Wafa, the official PA news site, reported. Earlier Wednesday morning, PA Presidency spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeinah, said the Palestinian leadership will work with any US President to achieve peace.   Read […]

Netanyahu: We expect next US president to back direct peace talks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed hope Sunday that both US President Barack Obama, and whoever succeeds him, will not impose a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the outside.   Netanyahu opened his weekly cabinet meeting with remarks about Tuesday’s US election, saying that “I am convinced that the United States will continue acting on […]

Leaders to meet in Berlin for Ukraine peace talks

The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, will host a meeting in Berlin with the Russian, Ukrainian and French presidents on Wednesday to discuss efforts towards peace in eastern Ukraine in their first summit in a year, her office has said.   Merkel has invited the Russian president Vladimir Putin, Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko and the French […]

Israel will never reach peace deal with PA, 2/3 of Israelis say

Israel and the Palestinian Authority will never be able to reach a final status agreement, most Israelis believe, with just 1 out of 20 saying such a deal is likely to occur in the foreseeable future.   Those are the results of a new Midgam poll published on Sunday by Walla News. The study, overseen […]

Kerry: We must ‘act or shut up’ on two-state solution

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly took Israel to task at a private meeting in New York last Monday over its policy in Judea and Samaria, Haaretz reported Sunday.   According to the newspaper, Kerry’s comments came at a closed meeting of ministers representing the countries providing financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority (PA). […]

Obama disappointed in failure to advance Israeli-Palestinian peace, envoy admits

The White House is disappointed in the lack of progress in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process during US President Barack Obama’s eight-year administration, said US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro on Thursday.   Speaking to Army Radio from the United States on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly debate, the ambassador spoke of Washington’s sentiments […]

‘Last Obama peace push possibility was elephant in the room during Benjamin Netanyahu meeting’

NEW YORK – The possibility that US President Barack Obama may make a final push for an Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative before he leaves office was the “elephant in the room” during his meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu on Wednesday, a senior official from the premier’s entourage told the press.   US officials have maintained for […]