Monday July 24th 2017

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US Captures Senior Militant

US Captures Senior Militant

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Occupation forces in Afghanistan have captured a senior Pakistani Taliban commander, Latif Mehsud, the American state department confirmed on Friday. Marie Harf, a spokeswoman for the state department, described Mehsud as a "terrorist leader" and a "senior commander" in the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, reported [...]

Likud Deputy Ministers Maintain Warnings of Interim Agreement

Likud Deputy Ministers Maintain Warnings of Interim Agreement

by Eitam Abadi Deputy Foreign Minister Z’ev Elkin (Likud) and Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon (Likud) expressed their concern on Thursday that Justice Minister Tzipi Livni (Hatnua) will seek an interim agreement with the Western-backed Palestinian Authority despite her statements to the contrary in an interview published in [...]

Obama Demands Faster Progress in Negotiations

Obama Demands Faster Progress in Negotiations

by Sagit Levi United States President Barack Obama met with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) on Monday and demanded that Israel speed up negotiations with the Palestinian Authority towards the implementation of Washington's two-state agenda for the country. Secret negotiations have been taking place for months between Israel [...]

Likud MKs Working to Strengthen Netanyahu Against Washington

Likud MKs Working to Strengthen Netanyahu Against Washington

by Eitam Abadi Member of Knesset Yariv Levin (Likud) announced late Sunday Monday that while Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's government continues negotiations with the Palestinian Authority towards an Israeli surrender of the Samaria and Judea regions, Jewish construction must continue in these territories. “In the end there is only [...]

Quartet Demands Practical Steps Towards Partition

Quartet Demands Practical Steps Towards Partition

by Avi Yellin The Middle East Quartet on Friday demanded that Israel begin promoting conditions on the ground to enable the surrender of the Samaria and Judea regions to the Western-backed Palestinian Authority within the coming year. The Quartet, comprised of the United States, European Union, United Nations and Russia, was established by [...]

Egypt Shuts Down Brotherhood Newspaper

Egypt Shuts Down Brotherhood Newspaper

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Egyptian authorities have shut down the headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice newspaper in Cairo, the latest move aimed at crushing the Islamist movement, the Brotherhood said Wednesday. "We the journalists of the Freedom and Justice newspaper condemn the security forces for closing down the [...]

Levin Pressures Netanyahu from Below

Levin Pressures Netanyahu from Below

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) received a stern warning from the head of his coalition Yariv Levin on Tuesday not to sign a deal with the Western-backed Palestinian Authority that would require the destruction of any Jewish communities in Israel's disputed heartland. Speaking to the Middle East news site [...]

Jewish Home Praises PM’s Hebron Decision

Jewish Home Praises PM’s Hebron Decision

by Eitam Abadi Member of Knesset Orit Strook (Jewish Home), who lives in the ancient Judean city of Hebron, expressed approval on Monday at the decision by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) to immediately allow the Jewish residents of the Patriarch's House to return to the building they were evicted from in April 2012. Strook also [...]

Lawmakers Urge PM to Resist American Pressure

Lawmakers Urge PM to Resist American Pressure

by Eitam Abadi Members of Knesset began pressuring Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) on Sunday to minimize the concessions he authorizes in diplomatic negotiations with the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. American Secretary of State John Kerry paid a lightning visit to Jerusalem on Sunday and made clear to Netanyahu that [...]

Kerry Expected in Jerusalem Sunday

Kerry Expected in Jerusalem Sunday

by Naama Ben-Yaakov American Secretary of State John Kerry is expected in Jerusalem on Sunday to hold talks with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) on the progress made in secret negotiations with the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. The United States has imposed secret negotiations between Israel and the PA towards the goal of [...]

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