Tag archive for ‘West Bank’
Uri Avnery On Friday, April 6th, 2018

Uri Avnery: A Song Is Born

A FRIEND from overseas sent me the recording of a song. An Arab song, with a soft Arab melody, sung by an Arab girls’ choir, accompanied by a flute. It goes like this: Ahed / You are the promise and the glory More...

Ynet News On Monday, March 26th, 2018

Equal Number of Jews, Palestinian Population Live in Israel, West Bank and Gaza

An equal number of Jews and Muslims live between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, according to fresh statistics presented Monday morning to the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee. Five million Palestinians More...

Itamar Eichner On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

West Bank Annexation Plan Talks? ‘the United States and Israel Have Never Discussed Such a Proposal’

“Reports that the United States discussed with Israel an annexation plan for the West Bank are false,” said the White House spokesman Monday on the heels of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s More...

J Street On Monday, November 13th, 2017

Stop Demolitions, Build Peace

With the Netanyahu government tacking hard to the right while the Trump administration largely stays silent, it’s no secret that the prospects for a two-state solution are in serious jeopardy. The far-right is More...

Roi Kais On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Saudi Pressure Led to US Thwarting Greater Jerusalem Bill, Report

  The US decision to tell Israel to refrain from pushing ahead with the Jerusalem bill for expansion was reportedly the result of Saudi pressure, according to Saudi newspaper Al-Watan. The newspaper quoted More...

Jeremy Ben-Ami On Monday, October 30th, 2017

Creeping Annexation

  I’m writing to sound the alarm regarding the settlement movement’s plans for “creeping annexation” of East Jerusalem and the West Bank. This past week, several proposals surfaced — and one More...

Itamar Eichner On Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Trump Officials to PM: Don’t Be a ‘Pig’ On Settlements

US Trump officials allegedly issued a warning to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu against excessive building of settlements in the West Bank, telling him “you can be a pig, but don’t be a ‘Hazer,’”—a More...

Itamar Eichner On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

UN Blacklist of Companies Doing Business in Settlements to Be Released by Year’s End

  The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein from Jordan, plans to publish by the end of the year a blacklist of international companies doing business More...

Itamar Eichner On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Dublin City Council to Raise Palestinian Flag in Solidarity Against ‘Brutal’ Israeli Occupation

  Israel has strongly condemned the decision by a Dublin City Council subcommittee on ceremonies to raise the Palestinian flag over city hall in solidarity with the Palestinian people “who have lived More...

Itamar Eichner On Friday, March 31st, 2017

Netanyahu Introduces Agreement With Trump to Limit Settlement Building

After announcing Thursday that a new settlement building for the evacuated residents of Amona, in addition to approving 2,000 of new settlement housing units, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled the Israeli More...

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