Tagged: Peace Talks

Denied Entry to US, Palestinian Diplomat Hanan Ashrawi on US “Peace Plan” & Israeli Political Crisis News Roundup
Democracy Now!

Denied Entry to US, Palestinian Diplomat Hanan Ashrawi on US “Peace Plan” & Israeli Political Crisis

Israel will hold new elections after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government in six weeks of negotiations following the April 9 election. This marks the first time in Israeli history a prime minister-designate has failed to form a coalition government.

about 2 weeks ago
The Trump-Kushner “Deal of the Century” Was Just Torpedoed By Israel’s Political Chaos Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, VICE

The Trump-Kushner “Deal of the Century” Was Just Torpedoed By Israel’s Political Chaos

Jared Kushner arrived in Israel Wednesday looking to make a deal — but his negotiating partner was, to put it mildly, distracted. While President Trump’s son-in-law was readying his framework for Israeli-Palestinian talks, Israeli legislators were busy doing something they’ve never done before: dissolving the Parliament after failing to form a government.

about 2 weeks ago
The Case For a Democratic One-State Solution for Israelis and Palestinians Op-Eds & Analysis
George Bisharat, Los Angeles Times

The Case For a Democratic One-State Solution for Israelis and Palestinians

President Donald Trump has promised he will soon unveil his “Deal of the Century” for Palestinians and Israelis. But it is unlikely to do much more than consecrate a reality that has prevailed for decades: Israelis living within the borders of historic Palestine will enjoy full freedoms and political rights, while a majority of Palestinians living within the same space will remain largely disenfranchised and voiceless.

about 2 weeks ago
The Trump-Kushner Peace Plan Looks Doomed Already Op-Eds & Analysis
Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post

The Trump-Kushner Peace Plan Looks Doomed Already

The Trump administration unveiled Sunday its first significant move in a plan to forge peace between Palestinians and Israelis.

about 2 weeks ago
Palestinian Business Leaders Reject Trump’s Economic Overture News & Analysis
David M. Halbfinger, The New York Times

Palestinian Business Leaders Reject Trump’s Economic Overture

Promising tens of billions of dollars in foreign investment as part of its peace plan for the Mideast, the Trump administration announced an “economic workshop” in Bahrain next month to show Palestinian business leaders the potential windfall they would reap under the American proposal, which has yet to be publicly disclosed.

about 2 weeks ago
Palestinian Lawyer On The Trump Peace Plan News & Analysis
Christiane Amanpour, CNN

Palestinian Lawyer On The Trump Peace Plan

"I actually don't really think there is a plan," says Diana Buttu. "I think what we're seeing right now is the implementation of Trump's wishes and Trump's desires."

on April 3, 2019
Why Palestinians Like Me See Little Hope 25 Years After the Oslo Accords Opened the Door to Peace Op-Eds & Analysis
Maen Hammad, TIME

Why Palestinians Like Me See Little Hope 25 Years After the Oslo Accords Opened the Door to Peace

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Oslo I Accord, the first agreement between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), famously signed on the lawn of the White House.

on September 14, 2018
I Advised the Palestinian Negotiating Team. It Was a Mistake to Have Negotiated With Israel at All Op-Eds & Analysis
Diana Buttu, Haaretz

I Advised the Palestinian Negotiating Team. It Was a Mistake to Have Negotiated With Israel at All

Twenty-five years ago this month, on the White House lawn, the lives of a generation of Palestinians changed forever when the late Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, shook hands with Israeli Prime Minister...

on September 14, 2018
25 Years After Oslo Accords, Mideast Peace Seems Remote as Ever Op-Eds & Analysis
David M. Halbfinger and Isabel Kershner, The New York Times

25 Years After Oslo Accords, Mideast Peace Seems Remote as Ever

When the Oslo peace accords were signed a quarter-century ago, residents of Jericho celebrated. Their dusty, 11,000-year-old desert city was given autonomy before anywhere else on the West Bank. Palestinians saw it as a foothold for what they trusted would become their own new state. But nothing has turned out as they expected.

on September 14, 2018
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