Will the new Israeli government repeal the law prohibiting the sale of land in Judea and Samaria to Jews?
When Israel conquered Judea and Samaria in the 1967 Six-Day War, the existing laws governing the region that were put in place during the Jordanian occupation were allowed to stand in the hopes that political negotiations were imminent and would determine the status of the region. These negotiations have yet to succeed so Judea and […]
The Palestinians will seek full membership in the United Nations with the backing of the Arab League in response to the recent U.S. policy changes on Jerusalem, Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said Saturday.
U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman has reportedly asked the State Department to drop using the term “occupied” when referring to Israel’s control over Judea, Samaria and eastern Jerusalem.
“This action risks entrenching a one state reality and raises serious questions about Israel’s intentions.”
“Israelis and Palestinians should make peace because they must. The two-state solution is the only way to end this conflict,” Egyptian Ambassador to Israel Hazem Khairat said.
Netanyahu continued, “We will not return to the days when they fired on our communities and children from the heights of the Golan.”
The Arab League General-Secretary said Netanyahu’s comments marked “a new escalation that represents a brazen violation of international law.”
The European Union released a statement underlying its expectations and desires for Israel and the PA to reach a final agreement with one another.
The Palestinian delegation at the UN have submitted a draft resolution to the UN Security Council calling for a November 2016 deadline for an Israeli withdrawal from East Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has a few ideas on how to move his cause forward in the anticipated wake of Operation Protective Edge.