US President has invited Israeli PM Netanyahu and his election rival Gantz to Washington next week to discuss the White House Middle East peace plan, Vice President Pence said. Trump said he plans to release Mideast peace plan by next Tuesday.
Israel hailed the World Holocaust Forum as the biggest international gathering in its history. Russian President Vladimir Putin and US Vice President Mike Pence are among the attendees.
Israel's draconian control over freedom of movement has haunted Palestinians for decades. Now its debilitating effect on society means many Palestinians are finding love, and getting married, over social media.
With US President Donald Trump giving Israel his administration’s full backing and key Arab states allied to Israel, there’s little prospect of a backlash.
A splintered Palestinian resistance allows Israel to manage its occupational forces on Palestinian territories and continue annexing more Arab lands.
Israel and the United States have both refused to sign up to the International Criminal Court, which was set up in 2002 to be the only global tribunal trying the world's worst crimes, war crimes and crimes against humanity.
While Trump cancelled financial support for Palestinians last year, Congress is now offering a $150 million aid package to them and also favours the two-state solution, an idea Trump seems unsure about.
Gaza-based Mahmoud was accused of belonging to the armed Palestinian faction despite no having no connection to it. After a flurry of media reports parroting the claim, he wants to set the record straight.
The UN Mideast envoy said the numbers “should be of serious concern to all those who continue to support the establishment of an independent and viable Palestinian state alongside Israel.”
According to the UN, the fiscal cost of Israeli occupation reached $47.7 billion for Palestinains between 2000 and 2017.
Palestinian Foreign Affairs Minister Riad Malki said the report is “based on misleading narratives of a political nature ... rather than an objective and accurate description of the relevant facts.”
The Nof Tzion settlement in Jabal Mukkaber will become the largest in the illegally occupied sector of the city when it is completed.
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