Tagged: Annexation

Israel’s planned annexation of the Jordan Valley: Why it matters News & Analysis
Middle East Eye

Israel’s planned annexation of the Jordan Valley: Why it matters

Part of Israel's annexation plan is taking over the Jordan Valley. Why? Because the area is "rich in minerals and agricultural soil and is a highly strategic area..." Israel is depriving Palestinians of their right to the resources on their land.

about 3 days ago
Stop annexation by sanctioning Israel, Palestinian PM tells UN News & Analysis
Tovah Lazaroff, Jerusalem Post

Stop annexation by sanctioning Israel, Palestinian PM tells UN

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh to the UN: “What we need from you really is sanctions on Israel. What we need from you is to recognize Palestine as a state..."

about 2 weeks ago
Netanyahu takes office in deal that could see West Bank annexation News & Analysis
Oliver Holmes, The Guardian

Netanyahu takes office in deal that could see West Bank annexation

A coalition agreement has been reached in Israel. Netanyahu and former military general Benny Gantz will rotate leadership over a unity government. Both are committed to illegally annexing parts of the occupied West Bank as early as this summer.

about 2 weeks ago
What will happen to Palestinian land the day after annexation? News & Analysis
Ziv Stahl, +972 Magazine

What will happen to Palestinian land the day after annexation?

"Unlike military occupation, which is temporary by definition...annexation is permanent, and it will further entrench and perpetuate violations against people who already face routine human rights abuses."

on May 4, 2020
Palestinians decry Netanyahu-Gantz deal, warn ‘annexation’ ends peace deal News & Analysis
Khaled Abu Toameh, The Jerusalem Post

Palestinians decry Netanyahu-Gantz deal, warn ‘annexation’ ends peace deal

Palestinians from across the political spectrum are making it clear that the agreement between rivals Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz to form a unity government will lead to the expansion of Israel's apartheid regime.

on April 21, 2020
Netanyahu, Gantz Agree on West Bank Annexation Proposal as Unity Deal Nears News & Analysis
Chaim Levinson and Jonathan Lis, Haaretz

Netanyahu, Gantz Agree on West Bank Annexation Proposal as Unity Deal Nears

After much fanfare and three rounds of Israeli elections in less than twelve months, the leading contenders Netanyahu and Gantz are coming together over illegally expanding their control over Palestinian land. How? By annexing the occupied West Bank.

on April 7, 2020
Carter says Trump Mideast plan violates international law News & Analysis
AFP

Carter says Trump Mideast plan violates international law

Former US President Jimmy Carter responds to Trump's plan: It's a violation of international law and "the new US plan undercuts prospects for a just peace between Israelis and Palestinians..."

on February 4, 2020
Blue and White’s Ya’alon: under Gantz, Jordan Valley will be Israel’s forever News & Analysis
Middle East Monitor

Blue and White’s Ya’alon: under Gantz, Jordan Valley will be Israel’s forever

All the major candidates vying for power in the third round of Israeli elections set for early March are committed to annexing Palestinian land in the West Bank.

on January 21, 2020
Noura Erakat: Netanyahu’s Proposed West Bank Annexation Is Logical End to Israel’s Apartheid Policy Op-Eds & Analysis
Democracy Now

Noura Erakat: Netanyahu’s Proposed West Bank Annexation Is Logical End to Israel’s Apartheid Policy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing worldwide condemnation for vowing to annex nearly a third of the occupied West Bank if he wins next week’s snap election.

on September 20, 2019
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