Friday January 19th 2018

Posts Tagged ‘Jordan’

US Aid Hurting Israel’s Economy

US Aid Hurting Israel’s Economy

by Eitam Abadi A senior researcher at the Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies (JIMS) revealed on Wednesday that the State of Israel is actually losing money due to United States foreign aid and would be in a better economic position without it. According to JIMS analyst Yarden Gazit, the roughly $3 billion Israel receives in American [...]

British National Archives Reveal Grudge Against Begin

British National Archives Reveal Grudge Against Begin

by Sagit Levi According to a Wednesday report in AFP, documents from the 1980s recently released from the British National Archives reveal then British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's animosity towards her Israeli counterpart at the time, Menachem Begin. As leader of the militant Irgun Zvai Leumi during the late 1940s, Begin had played [...]

Foreign Powers Condemn New Building in Jerusalem

Foreign Powers Condemn New Building in Jerusalem

by Eitam Abadi France, Russia, Jordan and the United States are all calling on Israel to ban all Jewish construction in areas of Jerusalem freed by Israel during the1967 Six-Day War. The French Foreign Ministry expressed “deep disappointment” Saturday over a municipal decision to move ahead with the sale of 240 plots of land in the [...]

US Funding PA Construction in Disputed Areas

US Funding PA Construction in Disputed Areas

by Sagit Levi The United States has reportedly been aiding Palestinian Authority construction in areas of Israel where the work could tilt the outcome of Middle East negotiations in favor of the American-backed PA . By aiding PA construction of infrastructure in parts of Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem, the US has effectively been helping the [...]

Clinton Announces Summit to Launch Direct Talks

Clinton Announces Summit to Launch Direct Talks

by Naama Ben-Yaakov The United States announced on Friday that direct talks between Israel and the American-backed Palestinian Authority would resume at the beginning of September. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that she invited Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to begin direct negotiations towards the [...]

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