Palestinians just can’t bring themselves to care about Israel ‘annexing’ the Jordan Valley.
Creeping annexation, exemplified in the Susya decision, threatens Israel’s long-term security and wreaks havoc on the lives of Palestinians.
JERUSALEM — A Knesset committee vote on a bill that would annex the large West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim was postponed to avoid a conflict with a visiting Trump administration official. The Ministerial Committee on Legislation was scheduled to take up the bill, which would subject the settlement to Israeli law, on Tuesday, but delayed…
Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that he received a firm message from the Trump administration warning Israel not to go ahead with West Bank annexation at this juncture.
Here’s what “annexation” means, and why it’s on the lips and minds of so many Israelis today.
As Israeli leaders are sounding the drumbeat for West Bank annexation, a majority of Israelis say “not so fast,” according to a new poll.
Right wing Israeli lawmakers will waste no time advancing a bill to annex part of the West Bank after Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president.
Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid said his Yesh Atid party will topple Israel’s governing coalition should it move to annex any Israeli West Bank settlements.
Naftali Bennett, an Israeli cabinet minister, joined other right-wing leaders in justifying the actions of a soldier who was filmed loading a rifle and pointing it at Palestinian youths.
With Middle East peace talks frozen and expectations of a negotiated deal at an all-time low, a growing number of Israeli politicians believe it is time for the government to set the nation’s own borders unilaterally.