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Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears

Jun 14, 2019

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan’s King Abdullah reacts angrily to any suggestion that he might accept a U.S. deal to end the Arab-Israeli conflict that would make his country a homeland for Palestinians. 1,321 more words

Asia

It was a difficult moment for the wife of Mohammad Al-Judaily when she heard that he had succumbed to his wounds. The paramedic was 37 years old when he was shot in the face by an Israeli sniper while providing first aid to participants in Gaza’s Great March of Return protests on 3 May.“At first,”…

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Palestine

“US Ambassador David Friedman has broken a hypnotizing spell in US foreign policy regarding the disposition of Judea and Samaria”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS)
4 reasons Israel should consider annexing part of the West Bank
by James Sinkinson
June 12, 2019

In an interview with The New York Times last week, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman boldly made the claim that Israel has a right to annex some, but “unlikely all,” of Judea and Samaria (aka the West Bank)…Friedman’s statement breaks sharply with a long-standing US policy of regarding Judea and Samaria as the future home of a Palestinian state. 73 more words

Israel & Middle East

Palestine needs freedom, not prosperity

May 22,2019 -JORDAN TIMES – Daoud Kuttab

I still vividly remember what a World Bank official once told me, “What Palestine needs is the end of occupation and restrictions for its economy to boom. 678 more words

Asia

U.S. envoy, in interview, does not rule out Israeli annexation in West Bank

Jun 8, 2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land that the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times published on Saturday. 530 more words

Asia

US envoy says Israel has 'right' to annex West Bank land

Washington: The US ambassador has said Israel has the right to annex at least “some” of the occupied West Bank, in comments likely to deepen Palestinian opposition to a long-awaited US peace plan. 542 more words

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