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Israel-Palestine conflict


Netanyahu 'confident' US will support West Bank annexation

April 27, 2020 12:41 pm

Israeli annexation of West Bank territory would be highly controversial, drawing widespread international condemnations and extinguishing any lingering hopes of establishing a viable independent Palestinian state alongside Israel.

Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan but can it pave way for peace?

June 24, 2019 12:31 pm

The White House’s economic prospectus makes no mention of Palestinian statehood. And little has so far been revealed about the later political stage of the plan, which will have to address this and other issues that have defied decades of efforts by previous peacemakers.

Israel will consider US Mideast plan, Palestinians to boycott

June 24, 2019 7:25 am

Trump's team is formally unveiling the economic portion of the plan this week at a workshop in Bahrain, which it hopes will stimulate the economy of the Palestinian territories and of the region. The political part of the plan will be rolled out at a later date. I

Kushner's economic plan for Mideast peace faces broad Arab rejection

June 23, 2019 1:52 pm

The blueprint, set to be presented by Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner at a conference in Bahrain on June 25-26, envisions a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighbouring Arab state economies. But the lack of a political solution, which Washington has said would be unveiled later, prompted rejection not only from Palestinians but also in Arab countries with which Israel would seek normal relations.

Protests in Iran on Jerusalem Day

May 31, 2019 12:21 pm

Iran under Supreme Leader Ruhollah Khomeini began the demonstrations to offer support to Palestinians.

A Jewish New York councilman said ‘Palestine does not exist.’ Now he may be punished

April 01, 2019 8:03 am

But as more Palestinian immigrants have settled in New York, the political calculus has grown slightly more complicated, as seen last week, when Councilman Kalman Yeger, D-Brooklyn, who represents the Orthodox Jewish community of Borough Park, took to Twitter on Wednesday to state that “Palestine does not exist.”

US condemns 'cowardly' Tel Aviv attack in Israel

June 09, 2016 8:58 am

Two men from the occupied West Bank had opened fire at patrons at sidewalk cafes across the street from Israel's military headquarters.

Israeli planes target Gaza sites after rocket attack

May 26, 2016 11:03 am

According to the army, since the beginning of 2016, nine projectiles fired from the Gaza Strip hit Israel.

Israel-Palestine conflict hard to resolve in Obama's tenure: White House

April 20, 2016 8:10 am

"It is, and that is something that we have expressed in the past, that this is not something that is likely to happen while President Obama remains in office," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said on Tuesday.

Strange law in Israel bars Israeli Arabs from marrying Palestinians

June 12, 2013 12:24 pm

However,Israeli Jews are allowed to marry fellow Jews living in Palestinian territories.