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Palestinians see US reconsidering Israel embassy pledge, says PLO official - Jerusalem Post Israel News;

Palestinians see US reconsidering Israel embassy pledge, says PLO official - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem Post Israel NewsPalestinians see US reconsidering Israel embassy pledge, says PLO officialJerusalem Post Israel NewsSenior Palestinian official: No official reassurances from US that it will not move the US embassy in Israel. Jerusalem. A general view shows Jerusalem's old city from an Israeli Air Force plane during an aerial show as part of celebrations for Israel ...and more »

Mr Netanyahu, Mr Trump and the settlers - The Economist;

Mr Netanyahu, Mr Trump and the settlers - The Economist

The EconomistMr Netanyahu, Mr Trump and the settlersThe EconomistISRAEL'S prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, is in a bind. He prefers the status quo whereby Israel occupies the West Bank, allowing the 2.9m Palestinians there limited autonomy though not a full state. But the settlers' lobby, which wants to annex ...and more »

Trump talk about moving US Embassy to Jerusalem has Israel buzzing - CBC.ca;

Trump talk about moving US Embassy to Jerusalem has Israel buzzing - CBC.ca

CBC.caTrump talk about moving US Embassy to Jerusalem has Israel buzzingCBC.caThe U.S. Embassy in Israel isn't much to look at it: a drab, beige building across the street from Tel Aviv's picturesque and sun-soaked beaches. But it's the diplomatic mission that has Israelis — and Palestinians — talking. Why? Two words: Donald ...and more »

EU denounces new Israeli settlement plan, says it undermines peace - Jerusalem Post Israel News;

EU denounces new Israeli settlement plan, says it undermines peace - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem Post Israel NewsEU denounces new Israeli settlement plan, says it undermines peaceJerusalem Post Israel NewsReacting to Israel's plan to builf 2,500 more settlement homes in the West Bank, the EU stated that it is "regrettable that Israel is proceeding with this policy." West Bank construction. Construction in Shiloh settlement. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL ...and more »

Comment: What Trump can do for Mideast peace on day one - Jerusalem Post Israel News;

Comment: What Trump can do for Mideast peace on day one - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem Post Israel NewsComment: What Trump can do for Mideast peace on day oneJerusalem Post Israel NewsUndeterred by the failure of past presidents to achieve this dream, Mr. Trump has already tasked his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, with the challenge of brokering the agreement. Map of Middle East. (photo credit:Courtesy). In the run-up to his swearing-in ...and more »

Israel plans West Bank settlement expansion amid policy shifts in Washington - Washington Post;

Israel plans West Bank settlement expansion amid policy shifts in Washington - Washington Post

Washington PostIsrael plans West Bank settlement expansion amid policy shifts in WashingtonWashington PostJERUSALEM — Israel announced a bold plan on Tuesday to construct 2,500 housing units in Jewish settlements in the West Bank, a decision made by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just two days after he spoke with President Trump. The move appears ...and more »

Possible US embassy move to Jerusalem exposes facade of two-state negotiations - The Hill (blog);

Possible US embassy move to Jerusalem exposes facade of two-state negotiations - The Hill (blog)

The Hill (blog)Possible US embassy move to Jerusalem exposes facade of two-state negotiationsThe Hill (blog)Rumors and speculation are circulating about when and if the Trump administration is going to announce its decision to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv, where it is currently located, to Jerusalem. Such a move would be a dangerous and ...and more »

Israel plans 2500 new West Bank settlement units in Trump's first days in office - Christian Science Monitor;

Israel plans 2500 new West Bank settlement units in Trump's first days in office - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorIsrael plans 2500 new West Bank settlement units in Trump's first days in officeChristian Science MonitorThe Israeli government says that a majority of the housing units will be built in settlement blocs, areas where most settlers live and that Israel wants to keep under its control in the event of any future peace deal with the Palestinians. Monitor's ...and more »

January 25, 2017: The right to decide - Jerusalem Post Israel News;

January 25, 2017: The right to decide - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem Post Israel NewsJanuary 25, 2017: The right to decideJerusalem Post Israel NewsThe US is in violation of its own Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995, passed by Congress with an overwhelming majority of votes. Letters. (photo credit:REUTERS). The right to decide. Regarding “Barkat in talks with White House about embassy move” (January ...and more »

Israel announces first new settlement construction since Trump's inauguration - CNN;

Israel announces first new settlement construction since Trump's inauguration - CNN

CNNIsrael announces first new settlement construction since Trump's inaugurationCNNJerusalem (CNN) Just days after US President Donald Trump was sworn into office, Israel approved the construction of approximately 2,500 new housing units in West Bank settlements Tuesday, according to a statement from Defense Minister Avigdor ...and more »

Post-Trump expansion: Israel plans 2500 settler homes in occupied West Bank - DAWN.com;

Post-Trump expansion: Israel plans 2500 settler homes in occupied West Bank - DAWN.com

DAWN.comPost-Trump expansion: Israel plans 2500 settler homes in occupied West BankDAWN.comIsrael has approved 2,500 settler homes in the occupied West Bank, officials said Tuesday, marking a major settlement expansion following the election of US President Donald Trump. The planned new homes approved by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ...and more »

Israel approves 2500 West Bank settlement homes only days after Trump sworn in - National Post;

Israel approves 2500 West Bank settlement homes only days after Trump sworn in - National Post

National PostIsrael approves 2500 West Bank settlement homes only days after Trump sworn inNational PostIsrael said Tuesday it approved plans to build 2,500 new settler homes in the West Bank, signalling a major ramp-up of construction just days after the swearing-in of U.S. President Donald Trump, whose election has emboldened the settlement movement.and more »

Emboldened by Trump, Israel announces 2500 more illegal West Bank settlements - Deutsche Welle;

Emboldened by Trump, Israel announces 2500 more illegal West Bank settlements - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleEmboldened by Trump, Israel announces 2500 more illegal West Bank settlementsDeutsche WelleIsrael has announced a major settlement expansion in the West Bank. Israel's hardline government has been emboldened by the new US administration. Westbank Siedlung Givat Zeev (Reuters/B. Ratner). Israel on Tuesday approved 2,500 settlements in the ...and more »

Days Into Trump Term, Israel Approves 2500 West Bank Homes - Bloomberg;

Days Into Trump Term, Israel Approves 2500 West Bank Homes - Bloomberg

BloombergDays Into Trump Term, Israel Approves 2500 West Bank HomesBloombergIsrael will build 2,500 new housing units in the West Bank, the country's prime minister and defense minister said Tuesday, beginning to unleash pent-up demand following eight years of conflict with the Obama administration over Israeli building ...and more »

Israel OK's 2500 new Jewish homes in Palestinian territory - CBS News;

Israel OK's 2500 new Jewish homes in Palestinian territory - CBS News

CBS NewsIsrael OK's 2500 new Jewish homes in Palestinian territoryCBS NewsJERUSALEM -- Israel's government said Tuesday that it had approved the construction of 2,500 new homes in West Bank settlements. In a statement from his office, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed ...and more »

Moving US embassy in Israel will be declaration of war on Islam, says cleric - Hindustan Times;

Moving US embassy in Israel will be declaration of war on Islam, says cleric - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesMoving US embassy in Israel will be declaration of war on Islam, says clericHindustan TimesSadr, a firebrand Shiite cleric whose militia once fought US occupation forces in Iraq, called for the formation of a special division to liberate Jerusalem if the decision is implemented. world Updated: Jan 24, 2017 20:16 IST. AFP, Najaf (Iraq). US ...and more »

Israel Approves Construction and Planning of 2500 Settler Homes in West Bank - Haaretz;

Israel Approves Construction and Planning of 2500 Settler Homes in West Bank - Haaretz

HaaretzIsrael Approves Construction and Planning of 2500 Settler Homes in West BankHaaretzAnnouncement criticized by top settler body, which calls it a 'disappointment.' EU calls Israeli construction plans 'regrettable,' Palestinians term them a 'deliberate provocation.' Barak Ravid. Jan 24, 2017 7:35 PM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe now.and more »

Israel Announces Plans For 2500 New Settlement Homes - Huffington Post;

Israel Announces Plans For 2500 New Settlement Homes - Huffington Post

Huffington PostIsrael Announces Plans For 2500 New Settlement HomesHuffington PostSome of the homes will be built in Beit El, a settlement that has reportedly received funding from the family of Trump's son-in-law. 390. 90. Israel's Defence Ministry announced plans on Tuesday to build 2,500 more settlement homes in the West Bank ...and more »

Israel approves 2500 new West Bank settlement homes - CBC.ca;

Israel approves 2500 new West Bank settlement homes - CBC.ca

CBC.caIsrael approves 2500 new West Bank settlement homesCBC.caIsrael announced plans on Tuesday for 2,500 more settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, the second such declaration since U.S. President Donald Trump took office signalling he would be less critical of such projects than his predecessor.and more »

Israelis react to possible US embassy move to Jerusalem - CBS News;

Israelis react to possible US embassy move to Jerusalem - CBS News

CBS NewsIsraelis react to possible US embassy move to JerusalemCBS NewsJanuary 24, 2017, 7:35 AM | President Trump's press secretary says the U.S. is in the "early stages" of deciding whether the American embassy in Israel should be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Mr. Trump says he plans to move it, but Israeli ...and more »