Sunday April 30th 2017

Posts Tagged ‘Jerusalem’

Ariel to Continue Building Regardless of US Pressure

Ariel to Continue Building Regardless of US Pressure

by Sagit Levi Housing Minister Uri Ariel (Jewish Home) said Monday that Israeli construction in the Samaria and Judea regions will continue, even if the United States doesn’t approve. Speaking to Kol Yisrael radio, Ariel said that the publication of the latest tenders for new homes were coordinated with US Secretary of State John [...]

Activists Arrested for Demanding Kerry to ‘Go Home’

Activists Arrested for Demanding Kerry to ‘Go Home’

by Sagit Levi Two activists from the Samaria Residents Council were arrested Thursday night near the David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem, where visiting American Secretary of State John Kerry is staying. The activists, who arrived with a public address system, called out, “John Kerry - go home." The activists also called on Kerry not to [...]

Kerry Meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem

Kerry Meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem

by Eitam Abadi American Secretary of State John Kerry, in his tenth visit to Israel since taking office, met Thursday with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud). Kerry’s latest visit is an attempt to push a framework for negotiations between Israel and the Western-backed Palestinian Authority towards an Israeli surrender of lands won [...]

Eldad Intensifies Temple Mount Struggle

Eldad Intensifies Temple Mount Struggle

by Sagit Levi Professor Arieh Eldad, a former lawmaker and current head of the Professors for a Strong Israel organization, sharply criticized the way the State of Israel has been conducting itself since 1967 with respect to Jerusalem's Temple Mount. Eldad’s remarks on Sunday came in the wake of the publication of a secret report by the [...]

Kerry Returning to Push Through US Objectives

Kerry Returning to Push Through US Objectives

by Naama Ben-Yaakov American Secretary of State John Kerry will return to the Middle East this week for talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials, a Palestinian Authority source confirmed to AFP Saturday. "Mr. Kerry has told the Palestinian Authority he will return to the region on January 4, 2014 to discuss the peace process and [...]

PA Reveals US Ready to Force Deal on Netanyahu

PA Reveals US Ready to Force Deal on Netanyahu

by Eitam Abadi The Western-backed Palestinian Authority negotiating team has revealed some details of secret negotiations with Israel under United States auspices in recent months. According to independent journalist Baruch Yedid, who has maintained ongoing contact with official and unofficial PA sources, talks are advancing with the goal [...]

Bennett Responds to American Threats

Bennett Responds to American Threats

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Economy and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett (Jewish Home) reacted late Thursday to American Secretary of State John Kerry's threat that Israel will face “chaos” and “isolation” if negotiations with the Western-backed Palestinian Authority fail. "A united Jerusalem under Israeli sovereignty is a safeguard for [...]

Kerry Threatens Israel with ‘Chaos’ & ‘Isolation’

Kerry Threatens Israel with ‘Chaos’ &  ‘Isolation’

by Sagit Levi American Secretary of State John Kerry took a threatening tone in an interview with Channel 2 television aired Thursday, and warning of “chaos” and a “isolation” if Israel's negotiations with the Western-backed Palestinian Authority do not produce the results desired by the United States. "Failure of the talks will [...]

Ariel Blames PM for Jerusalem Freeze

Ariel Blames PM for Jerusalem Freeze

by Eitam Abadi Housing Minister Uri Ariel (Jewish Home) said at a party meeting ahead of the Jerusalem municipal elections that there is no reason for Israel to bow to United States pressure to halt building in the capital. At the meeting on Monday, Ariel told the crowd that there had been no new Jewish building in Jerusalem authorized [...]

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 [...]

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