Tagged: Peace Talks

Expert Q&A: Palestine — The Year in Review & A Look Ahead to 2016 Q&As
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Expert Q&A: Palestine — The Year in Review & A Look Ahead to 2016

As 2015 comes to a close, the IMEU offers the following expert Q&A on the year's events in Palestine/Israel, as well as a look ahead to 2016, with political analysts Diana Buttu and Mouin Rabbani.

on December 21, 2015
Stop Smiling at This Liar: Benjamin Netanyahu Will Not Get Away With This Much Longer
Ahmad Tibi, Salon

Stop Smiling at This Liar: Benjamin Netanyahu Will Not Get Away With This Much Longer

President Obama’s restraint in his joint press conference Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu was noteworthy. Many a lesser politician would have burst out laughing when Netanyahu claimed that he remains committed to the two-state solution. Netanyahu is, after all, a man who has dedicated his political career to destroying the two-state solution.

on November 16, 2015
Five Questions President Obama Should Ask Prime Minister Netanyahu Fact Sheets
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Five Questions President Obama Should Ask Prime Minister Netanyahu

In light of today’s meeting at the White House between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet, Five Questions President Obama Should Ask Prime Minister Netanyahu.

on November 9, 2015
Kerry to Meet With Israeli, Palestinian Leaders in Effort to Halt Violence
Carol Morello, The Washington Post

Kerry to Meet With Israeli, Palestinian Leaders in Effort to Halt Violence

Secretary of State John F. Kerry, planning to tackle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict again, departed Wednesday evening for Europe and the Middle East, where he will hold a series of meetings to try to help quell a wave of violence in Israel.

on October 21, 2015
Palestine No Longer Bound By Oslo Accords
Huffington Post Live

Palestine No Longer Bound By Oslo Accords

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said at the United Nations that Palestine is no longer bound by the series of peace accords that date back to the 1990s. We break down what this means ahead of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech.

on October 1, 2015
Fact Check: Netanyahu’s 2015 UNGA Address Fact Sheets
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Fact Check: Netanyahu’s 2015 UNGA Address

With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu having addressed the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, October 1, 2015, the IMEU offers the following fact check on claims made in his speech.

on October 1, 2015
Benjamin Netanyahu: Putting “an End to the Oslo Accords” & the Two-State Solution Fact Sheets
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Benjamin Netanyahu: Putting “an End to the Oslo Accords” & the Two-State Solution

For more than two decades, Benjamin Netanyahu has played a central role in the failure of the US-sponsored Oslo negotiations process and the two-state solution that it’s predicated on. As he boasted to a group of Israeli settlers in a candid moment caught on video in 2001 following his first term as prime minister (1996-1999): "I de facto put an end to the Oslo Accords.”

on October 1, 2015
From Oslo to Apartheid Fact Sheets
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From Oslo to Apartheid

In 1993, Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization signed the first of a series of agreements known as the Oslo Accords. Today, more than two decades after it began, many Palestinians consider the Oslo “peace process” a disaster. The IMEU offers the following fact sheet on the aftermath of the Oslo Accords.

on September 29, 2015
Israel PM Approves 300 Settler Homes in Occupied West Bank
AFP/Yahoo News

Israel PM Approves 300 Settler Homes in Occupied West Bank

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved Wednesday the "immediate" construction of 300 settler homes in the occupied West Bank as his government came under pressure from right-wing Jewish groups. A senior Palestine Liberation Organisation official denounced the plans to build new homes as "war crimes" and accused Israel of sabotaging peace efforts.

on July 29, 2015
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