Tuesday November 21st 2017

Posts Tagged ‘Middle East Quartet’

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 [...]

Hotovely Advocates One State, Equal Rights

Hotovely Advocates One State, Equal Rights

by Sagit Levi The Oslo Accords have failed and it’s time to come up with a new concept, Deputy Transportation Minister Tzipi Hotovely (Likud) said on Thursday. Hotovely spoke at an event at the Tel Aviv University marking 20 years since the signing of the Oslo Accords. The event was also attended by lawmaker Yitzhak Herzog (Labor) and [...]

Clinton Urges Israel-PA Talks

Clinton Urges Israel-PA Talks

by Naama Ben-Yaakov American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday urged Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) to take advantage of a new political opening to resume negotiations with the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. The objective of such negotiations according to the United States would be an Israeli withdrawal from [...]

EU Fights Legalization of Jewish Communities

EU Fights Legalization of Jewish Communities

by Naama Ben-Yaakov The European Union demanded on Wednesday that Israel reverse its decision to legalize three communal villages in the disputed Samaria and Judea regions. “I am extremely concerned about the decision of the Israeli authorities regarding the status of the 'settlements' of Sansana, Rehalim and Brukhin,” EU Foreign [...]

Quartet Meeting at G-8 in Washington

Quartet Meeting at G-8 in Washington

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Senior Middle East Quartet representatives are scheduled to meet in Washington on Wednesday to brainstorm new efforts for pressing Israel to relinquish the Samaria, Binyamin and Judea regions to the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. The Quartet, comprised of the United States, European Union, United Nations and [...]

Blair Presses Netanyahu Ahead of Quartet Meeting

Blair Presses Netanyahu Ahead of Quartet Meeting

by Avi Yellin Middle East Quartet envoy Tony Blair met separately on Sunday with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) and his Palestinian Authority counterpart Salam Fayyad in an effort to advance the corporatocracy's agenda of forcing Israel to relinquish its disputed heartland to the Western-backed PA. The Quartet, comprised [...]

Western Powers Condemn Migron Deal

Western Powers Condemn Migron Deal

by Avi Yellin European nations are condemning Jerusalem's agreement to relocate the Migron village, saying it violates the Jewish state's pledge to the international community to destroy such communities in Israel's disputed heartland. The foreign ministries of both Britain and France charged Friday that the Migron deal sets a dangerous [...]

Quartet Meeting to Renew Pressure on Israel

Quartet Meeting to Renew Pressure on Israel

by Sagit Levi The Middle East Quartet - comprised of the United States, European Union, United Nations and Russia - is scheduled to meet Monday to discuss the new initiatives to force Israel to surrender its disputed heartland to the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. The Quartet was established by former US President George W. Bush as [...]

Ashton Arriving to Press Israel for Concessions

Ashton Arriving to Press Israel for Concessions

by Naama Ben-Yaakov European Union foreign-policy chief Catherine Ashton is arriving in Israel on Tuesday to press Jerusalem for major concessions to the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. The visit comes ahead of the January 26 deadline set in September by the Middle East Quartet - comprising the EU, United States, United Nations and [...]

Hamas Criticizes Abdullah for Hosting Talks

Hamas Criticizes Abdullah for Hosting Talks

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh A Hamas official slammed Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Thursday, saying his fate will be like that of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Mustafa Sawaf, editor-in-chief of the Gaza-based, Hamas-affiliated paper Felesteen, criticized the Western-backed monarch for hosting negotiations between Israeli and [...]

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