Thursday December 14th 2017

Posts Tagged ‘Palestinian Authority’

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 [...]

Palestinians Find Shelter from PA in Beit Aryeh

Palestinians Find Shelter from PA in Beit Aryeh

by Eitam Abadi Two Palestinian men fleeing for their lives in Israel's disputed Samaria region late Monday night found shelter in the Jewish community of Beit Aryeh. The two approached Beit Aryeh residents at the gates of the town and explained they were being pursued by members of the Palestinian Authority's American-trained security [...]

New Bill Seeks to Thwart Annexation

New Bill Seeks to Thwart Annexation

by Eitam Abadi The Ministerial Law Committee is set to consider a bill that would require any Israeli annexation of the disputed territories to be carried out only within the framework of a deal with the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. The bill, proposed by lawmaker Hilik Bar (Labor), with the unanimous support of his Labor faction and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Kerry Trying to Force Jordan Valley Plan on Israel

Kerry Trying to Force Jordan Valley Plan on Israel

by Naama Ben-Yaakov American Secretary of State John Kerry appears to be pressing a program, devised in Washington, on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud). The proposal, which comes as part of negotiations with the Western-backed Palestinian Authority being forced on Israel by the United States, includes uprooting Jewish communities [...]

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, [...]

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