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After Saturday’s US State Department denial about discussing annexation with Netanyahu, the Isareli PM declared at a conference on Sunday that he wants American recognition for Israeli sovereignty in the Jordan Valley, adding that Israel has a “great opportunity” to achieve it, along with securing an Israeli-US mutual defence pact.
Haaretz reported that Netanyahu has agreed to hold a primary leadership vote for the Likud within six weeks. However, there was no confirmation on the timeline from the party.
Eyes turn of Blue and White party’s Gantz to be handed the opportunity
Israel’s President invited Netanyahu, Gantz for closed-door talks
PM made no victory claim in a post-election speech
‘Prime minister is in the midst of a death match for his political career,’ says analyst
This came in response to statements by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who announced on Wednesday that “the cabinet will vote on Sunday to approve legalising the Jordan Valley unauthorised outpost of Mevo’ot Yericho as a legal settlement.”
One drone fell and a second exploded near the ground and caused some damage to Hezbollah’s media center in Beirut
Projected legislation would curb powers of High Court
Final results show right-wing bloc taking 65 seats in Knesset
‘Polls could give Netanyahu win, lead to Israel de facto annexation of West Bank,’ says analyst
International, regional condemnations over declaration
Hamas called on Arab states to support Palestinian cause instead of “opening doors for Israeli occupation”
Liberman accused Hamas of holding Gaza residents as hostages on behalf of Iran
Surprising visit came ahead of two top US officials’ meetings with regional leaders, trying to pass Trump’s peace deal between Palestine, Israel
Leaving behind his mounting legal problems, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Washington last Saturday to attend the annual policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the powerful pro-Israeli lobby in the United States. On his five-day visit, Netanyahu met with President Donald Trump and congressional leaders. The White House meeting …
The president asserted that the Palestinian issue remains on top of Egypt’s foreign policy
The Egyptian presidency issued a statement on Sunday to comment on recently published press reports suggesting that President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi participated in a “secret summit” between Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, former US secretary of state John Kerry, and Arab leaders. The report suggested that Netanyahu had rejected a proposal for renewed peace talks …
The United States’ abstention from voting on the UN security council’s anti-settlement resolution is a serious blow to prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s policy of annexation in the West Bank. The bureau of Israel’s prime minister said that “Israel rejects the contemptible, anti-Israel UN resolution and will not subordinate itself to it.” The decision to abstain from voting is the …
Israel’s parliament has finalized a contentious law that will increase the regulation of many Israeli human rights organizations. Critics have denounced the bill for allegedly targeting pro-Palestinian groups
Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Uganda on Monday as the first Israeli prime minister to visit sub-Saharan Africa in 30 years. For personal reasons, this could be an emotionally-charged visit for the 66-year-old leader.
Israel has bolstered security in a major crackdown around Hebron that is affecting tens of thousands of civilians. The lockdown comes in response to two recent attacks on Jewish settlers.
In light of the Syrian civil war and the ongoing refugee crisis, the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians has been largely pushed into the background in recent months. But the conference in Paris which opened on Friday aimed to begin a new peace initiative between the two conflict parties. Envoys from some 28 countries and …
An international peace conference is supposed to take place in the French capital on 3 June
The Israeli PM said Israel did not intend to do this on its own but in cooperation with Egyptian authorities
On Sunday, IEC said it has no further announcements than the ones made on 6 December, in which it said it will act to collect the awarded amount
During his speech at the 37th Zionist Congress in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the biggest political blunder of his tenure. Netanyahu argued that “Hitler didn’t want to exterminate the Jews at the time”, but “wanted to expel the Jews”. And that Haj Amin Al-Husseini went to Hitler and said “If you expel them, …
International headlines were made after Orange CEO seemed to accept movement’s boycott argument
By James M. Dorsey Legal and diplomatic battles in United Nations organisations and international sport associations involving charges of war crimes and efforts to suspend membership of one or the other are likely to shape future Israeli-Palestinian relations in the wake of last month’s electoral victory by Benjamin Netanyahu. The contours of the coming battles …