Trump appears to be changing his tune on Israel - Yahoo Finance

President Donald Trump on Friday fired a warning shot at Israel over a new West Bank settlement Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's government approved on Thursday. "While the existence of settlements is not in itself an impediment to peace, further ...

White House 'welcomes' PM pledge to curb settlement construction - The Times of Israel

US President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference, at the White House in Washington, DC, February 16, 2017. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm). Writers. Eric Cortellessa Eric Cortellessa covers American politics for The Times of Israel. Follow or contact ...

"The Days of Israel-Bashing Are Over" — UN Ambassador Haley - ClickLancashire

New United Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley wowed the audience at AIPAC this evening, saying "The days of Israel-bashing are over", in a conversation with former Defense Department official Dan Senor. President Trump has also repeatedly voiced his ...

Israel announces plans for new settlement in the West Bank - kwbe

(JERUSALEM) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced Israel will establish a brand new settlement in the heart of the West Bank, prompting criticism from the United Nations and Palestinian leaders, who call it an “illegal” move that ...

Netanyahu wants Trump to believe he's curtailing settlements even as he launches a new one - Vox

In the past 24 hours, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced both the creation of a brand-new settlement in the occupied West Bank (widely reported as the first new, officially sanctioned settlement in 20 years), and promised to ...

Israel Says Will Try to Curb Growth of Settlements Footprint - U.S. News & World Report

President Benjamin Netanyahu's government says Israel will keep new settlement construction in the West Bank "when possible" to within areas already developed or at least to contiguous areas. | March 31, 2017, at 3:01 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon ...

Diane Feinstein Rips Bibi Over Settlements - Forward

California Senator Dianne Feinstein laced into Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday, after she said a decision by the Israeli cabinet to approve the creation of a new West Bank settlement proved the government was not serious about ...

Tel Aviv Diary: Why Did Trump's Guy Attend the Arab Two-State Summit - Newsweek

Most residents of Tel Aviv, and for that matter the rest of Israel, missed a very dramatic story: An Orthodox Jew from Queens, New York, attended the Arab Summit in Amman. While much of the coverage of the summit questioned why they were dealing with ...

3 times AIPAC speakers weren't so bipartisan this year - The Jewish Standard

Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the AIPAC policy conference in Washington, D.C., on March 26. (Noam Galai/Getty Images). Newsroom. Email the Newsroom · Facebook · Twitter. Related Topics. Jewish World. WASHINGTON — “Many voices, one ...

For the first time in more than two decades, the Israeli government approved a settlement - Mic

After more than 20 years, the Israeli government has approved the construction of a new state settlement — a controversial move, as international law deems such settlements illegal, Al Jazeera reported. A unanimous vote from Israel's Security Cabinet ...

US Cautions Israel on 'Unrestrained' Settlement Building - Asharq Al-awsat English

A picture taken from Jewish settlement of Shilo shows a general view of the Jewish settlement of Shvut Rachel, near the Palestinian village of Khirbet Sarra situated in the northern West Bank between Ramallah and Nablus, on March 31, 2017. / AFP PHOTO ...

White House cautions Israel on 'unrestrained' settlement building - Digital Journal

The White House on Friday cautioned Israel on large-scale settlement building, refraining from criticism of a major project just approved but warning further expansion could block peace efforts. "While the existence of settlements is not in itself an ...

Netanyahu Says Israel Will Limit Settlement Expansion As Gesture To Trump - Jewish Week

Jason Greenblatt, left, meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a visit to Jerusalem, March 13, 2017. (Government Press Office). Newsroom. Email the Newsroom · Facebook · Twitter. Related Topics. News · Israel · united states. TEL AVIV ...

UnsettlingA new Israeli settlement on the West Bank - The Economist

IN RESPONSE to international pressure, Israel has built no new settlements in the occupied West Bank for over two decades, focusing instead on construction within the 120 or so that are already there. But on March 30th the Israeli government announced ...

Israeli PM orders slowdown of new settlement construction - New York Post

JERUSALEM — Israeli media are reporting that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered a slowdown of settlement construction as a gesture to U.S. President Donald Trump. Haaretz and other media on Friday reported Netanyahu announced the ...

UN chief alarmed by Israel's approval of new settlement - Reuters

U.N. Secretary general Antonio Guterres attends the 34th session of the Human Rights Council at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/Files. UNITED NATIONS United ...

Palestinian, UN alarm after Israel approves new settlement - Rappler

JERUSALEM – The Palestinians and the United Nations on Friday, March 31, condemned the Israeli cabinet's approval of the first officially sanctioned new settlement in the occupied West Bank in more than 25 years. The security cabinet gave its unanimous ...

Israeli Security Cabinet approves first new settlement in two decades - ClickLancashire

It appears to have been a successful effort, as USA officials told the Israeli press that Trump accepts the new settlement as an "exceptional" case. The Israeli Security Cabinet on Thursday approved the construction of a new settlement in the West Bank ...

An open letter to Richard Gere - Ynetnews

Op-ed: Your activity for human rights is important, but before taking a stand, you should know the facts. Because the things you said help neither peace nor the Palestinians. All they do is perpetuate the lies and the rejectionism. Ben-Dror Yemini ...

White House Won't Criticize First New Israeli Settlement In 20 Years - Forward

(JTA) — White House officials appeared to show understanding for the Israeli government's decision to build a new settlement in the West Bank for the first time in 20 years, despite condemnations at the United Nations and by the Palestinians of the move.