User: newstrust Topic: Israel-Palestine Conflict
Category: Negotiations
Last updated: Nov 20 2019 03:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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US policy shift reduces chances of Mid-East peace deal 20.11.2019 BBC: World
The way forward is even less clear after the Trump administration's move, says Barbara Plett Usher.
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US settlement move endorses 'law of the jungle' - Palestinians 19.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Palestinians condemn the US for saying Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank are not illegal.
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U.S. softening position on Israeli settlements in West Bank 19.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo repudiated a 1978 State Department legal opinion that held that civilian settlements in the occupied territories are “inconsistent with international law.” The move angered Palestinians and immediately put the U.S. at odds with other nations working to end the conflict.
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Jordan ends border enclaves land lease for Israeli farmers 10.11.2019 BBC: World
King Abdullah's decision not to extend the lease is seen as a sign of worsening ties with Israel.
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I’m a Hollywood Actor. I Support BDS. Will I Be Blacklisted? 19.10.2019 Truthout.com
There is no better time for creative people in Hollywood to join the cultural boycott in support of Palestinian ...
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News Analysis: Trump's rash exit from Syria emboldens Russia and horrifies Israel 15.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

President Trump's Syria withdrawal, decided after a single phone call, has been a gift to Russia and ISIS while it has worried Israel, other allies.

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Mired in post-election deadlock, Israelis face the prospect of a third vote 21.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Publication of the official results of Israel's Tuesday election, three days after balloting ended, did little to challenge the conventional wisdom that Israel is a hopelessly deadlocked country.

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Israeli elections: What do the results reveal? 21.9.2019 BBC: World
Benjamin Netanyahu's political base has fractured, leading to an uncertain future.
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Opinion: Israel's close Netanyahu-Gantz vote is a victory for democracy 18.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The nightmare scenario of a government dominated by a nationalist-religious coalition has been averted.

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Israelis vote in second general election in five months 17.9.2019 BBC: World
PM Benjamin Netanyahu fights for a fifth term after failing to form a coalition during the summer.
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Israel's kingmaker — or is it king breaker? — could bring down Netanyahu 17.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Avigdor Lieberman, a right-wing nationalist and erstwhile ally of Netanyahu, is in the unusual position of having personally triggered not one but two elections this year.

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Israel's election: The most important things to know 17.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Five things that matter about Israel's second election in just five months.
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Benjamin Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving leader 20.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
Benjamin Netanyahu breaks the record set by Israel's founding father, but he faces an uncertain future.
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Noam Chomsky: Trump Is Consolidating Far-Right Power Globally 4.7.2019 Truthout.com
Trump's foreign policy is a deadly farce that is consolidating the global alliance of right-wing leaders.
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Echoes of FDR in Trump’s Bid for Palestinian Surrender 2.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
There’s nothing new about a U.S. president assuming that Palestinians can be bribed into cooperating with Zionist ambitions, writes Lawrence Davidson. By Lawrence Davidson  TothePointAnalysis.com President Donald Trump’s peace plan for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, or at least the economic side of it,…Read more →
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Jared Kushner’s Bahrain conference won’t work 25.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Twenty-five years ago, Vice President Al Gore asked the two of us to head up a project he was launching to promote Palestinian economic development in support of the still fledgling Oslo peace process. Our effort was called Builders for Peace and brought together an impressive group of American...

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A Trump Middle East peace plan initiative minus Israelis and Palestinians 23.6.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Any U.S. hopes of seeing representatives of Persian Gulf countries publicly greeting Israeli counterparts in Bahrain in the next few days as a means of persuading Palestinians to accept a peace plan apparently came and went.

Instead, a piece of President Trump’s long-awaited Middle East peace plan...

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Trump’s Bipartisan Support for Eradicating the Palestinian Cause 18.6.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
The U.S. is now formally supporting Israel’s efforts at economic pacification, writes Jonathan Cook. By JonathanCook Jonathan-Cook.net The White House’s prolonged financial bullying of the Palestinian Authority, the Palestinians’ government-in-waiting, has reached the point where there are now credible warnings…Read more →
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UN Palestinian Refugee Agency Looking for Support 13.6.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Unless UNWRA can secure at least $60 million by the end of this month, food aid for over a million Palestine refugees seems uncertain, reports Charlotte Munns.   By Charlotte Munns at the United Nations Inter Press Service The United Nations…Read more →
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The Treacherous Falsification of Palestine-Israel History 9.6.2019 Truthout.com
DePaul University's Jason Hill is perpetuating right-wing myths with no historical or legal basis.
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