Tagged: Donald Trump

Sharp Rise in Number of Israeli Demolitions in East Jerusalem Since Trump’s Election read more: http
Nir Hasson, Haaretz

Sharp Rise in Number of Israeli Demolitions in East Jerusalem Since Trump’s Election read more: http

Home demolitions in East Jerusalem have risen dramatically since the election of U.S. President Donald Trump. A source at city hall confirmed that since the changing of U.S. administrations, government restrictions have been lifted and the Jerusalem municipality...

on February 21, 2017
Trump Will Not Insist on Two-State Solution as Netanyahu Visits
Andrew Beatty & David Clark, AFP

Trump Will Not Insist on Two-State Solution as Netanyahu Visits

President Donald Trump welcomes Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House on Wednesday after an administration official signaled a break with US support for a two-state solution...

on February 15, 2017
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Should #RejectFriedman
Josh Ruebner, Huffington Post

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Should #RejectFriedman

Tomorrow President Donald Trump will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House. Will the highly anticipated meeting result in groundbreaking policy developments...

on February 14, 2017
Flynn, Trump Aide Under Scrutiny, Will Attend Netanyahu Meetings
Michael Wilner, The Jerusalem Post

Flynn, Trump Aide Under Scrutiny, Will Attend Netanyahu Meetings

US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn carefully planned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the White House over the past month, synthesizing policy points with his Israeli counterpart...

on February 13, 2017
Trump’s Israel Ambassador Linked to New Expansion of Radical West Bank Settlement
Judy Maltz, Haaretz

Trump’s Israel Ambassador Linked to New Expansion of Radical West Bank Settlement

An organization headed by David Friedman, the U.S. ambassador-designate to Israel, is behind a new construction project in the West Bank settlement of Beit El recently approved by the government.

on February 9, 2017
Palestinians Fear Being Sidelined by Trump White House
Karin Laub and Mohammed Daraghmeh, AP

Palestinians Fear Being Sidelined by Trump White House

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, who spent hundreds of hours on the phone and in meetings with U.S. presidents and secretaries of state in the past 12 years, has tried unsuccessfully to reach...

on February 8, 2017
Yes, The Trump Administration Has Taken A Position On Israeli Settlements
Josh Ruebner, Huffington Post

Yes, The Trump Administration Has Taken A Position On Israeli Settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken full advantage of what he views as a more propitious climate in Washington, DC under the Trump administration to embark on a massive expansion...

on February 6, 2017
“Gift to Extremists”
Alex Kane, VICE

“Gift to Extremists”

Will Donald Trump move America’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem? It’s a question weighing on the minds of officials in Israel, Palestine, and the wider Middle East. An Israeli television report on Tuesday further stoked speculation when it...

on January 12, 2017
John Kerry’s ‘Eulogy’ for Middle East Peace
Christa Case Bryant, Christian Science Monitor

John Kerry’s ‘Eulogy’ for Middle East Peace

If John Kerry were Friedrich Nietzche, he might have just said, “Peace is dead.” But being the United States secretary of State, not a German philosopher, he was a bit more nuanced. Just a bit. In an unusually frank speech for America’s top diplomat, Secretary Kerry...

on December 28, 2016
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