What will the Trump presidency mean for Israel? - BBC News

The arrival of Donald Trump in the White House was greeted by the Israeli right with enthusiasm. They believe that it heralds a new era of settlement expansion in the occupied territories. The Israeli government appeared to think so too, welcoming Mr ...

White House says Israeli settlement building may not help peace - Ynetnews

Breaking with what some analysts interpreted to be a strong commitment to construction in the West Bank, Trump administration releases statement asserting that while the White House does not view existing settlements as impediment to peace, their ...

Israel's new settlements 'may not be helpful', says White House - Financial Times

The White House has said that Israel's settlement building programme “may not be helpful”, marking the Trump administration's first public response to a construction spree on Palestinian lands announced by the government of Benjamin Netanyahu in recent ...

Spicer: 'Trump administration has not taken an official position' on Israeli settlements - Washington Examiner (blog)

President Trump does not have an "official position" on Israeli settlement construction, his spokesman announced in a break with decades of U.S. policy. "The Trump administration has not taken an official position on settlement activity and looks ...

Trump reportedly warns Israel to stop announcing settlements that 'undermine' his efforts toward peace - Business Insider

President Donald Trump reportedly issued a surprise warning to Israel on Thursday to stop announcing settlements that "undermine" his administration's efforts to create peace in the Middle East. A White House official told The Jerusalem Post that Trump ...

Amona evacuation complete as Israel police remove remaining protesters - CNN

Amona, West Bank (CNN) It's been a dramatic two days in the Israeli outpost of Amona, a village deemed illegal by the country's High Court, which ordered the eviction of its settlers. The operation to evacuate settlers from the outpost, home to a few ...

Comment: Policy or anarchy - Jerusalem Post Israel News

When there is no policy there is no direction, and when there is no direction, there is stagnation. Israel succeeds despite lacking a clear strategic vision. Evacuation of Amona. Amona resident with Ofra background. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM).

3 hurt in suspected West Bank car-ramming attack - The Times of Israel

Three Israelis were lightly wounded when a Palestinian woman drove her vehicle into a police car and a guard post outside a West Bank settlement on Thursday in a suspected car-ramming attack, the army said. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email

Amona evacuees' faith in government plummets - Ynetnews

Discouraged and disheartened by the government's failure to implement a compromise reached in the face of court opposition, Amona evacuees' trust for pledges of new settlements evaporates: 'We don't believe you ... We don't believe anything.' Elisha ...

Entrenching Israeli settlements in Palestinian land - Aljazeera.com

Israel has ramped up plans to expand settlements in the occupied West Bank by approving the construction of thousands of new homes. This comes a month after the United Nations called on Israel to stop its activities in the occupied territories, saying ...

Netanyahu offers Amona evacuees new settlement anywhere on state land - Ynetnews

The prime minister reportedly offers Amona settlers the option of founding a new settlement anywhere they want; High Court finds Amona compromise unlawful, complicating the evacuation; Amona settlers are to be moved to temporary housing in nearby ...

Israel begins evacuation of Amona settler outpost - Financial Times

Israeli security forces evacuated a Jewish settler outpost in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, ending a politically sensitive stand-off that created ructions within Benjamin Netanyahu's rightwing coalition that includes several far-right, pro ...