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Posts Tagged ‘Mahmoud Abbas’

Yaalon Calls US Pressure ‘Obsessive’

Yaalon Calls US Pressure ‘Obsessive’

by Sagit Levi Yediot Aharonot quoted Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon (Likud), in closed conversations, as dismissing United States pressure to surrender territory out of hand and using the words “messianic” and “obsessive” in reference to American Secretary of State John Kerry. According to senior reporter Shimon Shiffer, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Bennett Rejects US Pressure & Security Arrangements

Bennett Rejects US Pressure & Security Arrangements

by Eitam Abadi Economy and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett (Jewish Home) released a statement on his Facebook page Friday, discussing United States pressure to resume negotiations between Israel and the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. Bennett explained in his statement the extent of American Secretary of State John Kerry's involvement [...]

MKs Resist Kerry Proposal on Jordan Valley

MKs Resist Kerry Proposal on Jordan Valley

by Sagit Levi Coalition head Yariv Levin (Likud) expressed concern Sunday over the extent of United States pressure on Israel to cede land to the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. In particular, Levin expressed worry over US Secretary of State John Kerry’s offers to the PA regarding "security arrangements" in the Jordan [...]

US Blames Derailed Talks on Jewish Building

US Blames Derailed Talks on Jewish Building

by Eitam Abadi United States President Barack Obama's top national security aide on Thursday blamed announcements of Jewish construction in Israel's disputed heartland for the breakdown of American-imposed secret negotiations between Israel and the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. In a speech to a Washington think tank, Susan Rice, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Negotiations Continue Amidst Shady Media Blackout

Negotiations Continue Amidst Shady Media Blackout

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Negotiators from the Israeli government and Palestinian Authority concluded a third meeting Tuesday night as part of American-imposed talks towards Israel relinquishing the lands won from Jordan during the 1967 Six-Day War to the Western-backed PA. The meeting, reportedly held at an undisclosed location in Jerusalem, was [...]

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