11 European ambassadors warn Israel against West Bank annexation

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Envoys from UK, France, Germany, other states say move would violate international law, harm regional stability, Israel’s international standing. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu points at a map of the Jordan Valley as he gives a statement, promising to extend Israeli … Read More

Abbas says Palestinian accords with Israel, U.S. null if Israel annexes West Bank land

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said in remarks aired on Wednesday that his administration would regard agreements with Israel and the United States “completely canceled” if Israel annexes land in the occupied West Bank. “We have … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 17 January 2020

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Greetings from Tyler, Instead of firing missiles, Iran’s weird holy man has taken to lobbing insults.  His murderous regime, responsible for creating and funding mayhem all over the Middle East and elsewhere, after gunning down hundreds if not thousands of … Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu ‘was warned by the US of its plans to kill Qassem Soleimani ahead of the drone strike’

–Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Netanyahu on Wednesday night –The following morning, Netanyahu tweeted about ‘very, very dramatic things’ –Other allies of the US were not informed of the impending strike Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was likely told … Read More

Netanyahu Says Israel Stands With U.S. After Assassination of Iran’s Soleimani

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett convened the army’s top brass and top security officials for a situation assessment after the U.S. assassinated the leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference in Athens on … Read More

Middle East Disaster: Nuclear War Between Russia and Israel Is Possible

Middle East Disaster: Nuclear War Between Russia and Israel Is Possible Although unlikely. Key point: Were the Israelis and Russians to come to blows, or if Moscow were to seriously threaten military force against Israel, could the United States risk … Read More

Trump signs executive order to fight antisemitism on US campuses

Title VI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color or and national origin in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Sunrise, Florida, U.S., November 26, 2019 – (photo credit: … Read More

Pompeo Issues Historic Policy Reversal: Israeli West Bank Settlements ‘Not Illegal’

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In a major, if entirely expected, complete reversal of Obama-era policy on the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday the Trump administration is reversing the official US stance on the illegality of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. “After … Read More

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