“While we don’t believe the existence of settlements is an impediment to peace, the construction of new settlements or the expansion of existing settlements beyond their current borders may not be helpful in achieving that goal.,” the White House said.
Netanyahu did not apologise, saying he did not comment on US-Mexico relations in the original tweet.
Stressing that there is no alternative to a two-State solution, Barack Obama said that he has said this to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The Arrow 3, together with the Arrow 2, which has been operational since 2000, would “significantly reduce the possibilities of ballistic missiles” hitting Israel, the ministry said in a statement.
Israel has settled some 600,000 of its citizens in the West Bank and east Jerusalem – occupied territories claimed by the Palestinians for a future independent state.
Israeli defence officials have voiced concern over Hezbollah’s experience in the Syrian civil war.
The bill was passed in its first reading and requires two more before becoming law, said a statement from Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, one of its sponsors.
Cards from Israel’s two biggest providers, Cellcom and Partner, can be found for sale under the counter in kiosks and shops in parts of Gaza, where they are brought in by businessman and traders returning from trips to Israel.
Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon won the chair of the legal affairs committee of the General Assembly on Monday.
The West Bank village was put on lockdown after Tel Aviv shooting which killed four Israelis and wounded five others.
Over the last eight months, Palestinians have carried out dozens of attacks on Israelis, mostly stabbings, shootings and car ramming assaults.
Palestinians temporarily barred from entering Israel after two Palestinian gunmen opened fire in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday night, killing three people and wounding at least five others.
Israel has always considered Ramadan permits to Palestinians as a goodwill gesture on their part
“The death has just been determined of three persons,” said a statement from Ichilov hospital.
Negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians have been at a standstill since a US-led initiative collapsed in April 2014.