Report: US Quietly Taking Major Steps Toward Moving Israeli Embassy

By Benjamin Kerstein, Algemeiner— With the world poised for President Donald Trump’s expected statement on Wednesday that the US recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, American officials are quietly taking major steps toward moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city, a leading Israeli publication reported. According to Israel’s Channel 2, sources have…

Embassy waiver lapses – is embassy move underway?

By David Rosenberg The security waiver used by every president since Bill Clinton to avoid implementation of a 1995 law requiring the US embassy in Israel be relocated to the capital city of Jerusalem lapsed Monday night amid speculation President Donald Trump could officially recognize the city as Israel’s capital or even announce an embassy moveas early as this week.…

Dermer: War on northern border could be just ‘weeks’ away

By Tal Polon, Breaking Israel News— The chances of war on Israel’s northern border could be “weeks” away, according to Israel’s Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer. In an interview on Monday with Politico touching on a wide range of issues, Dermer said that the chances of a military conflict taking place in the near…

This is Huge

By ALEXANDER FULBRIGHT, TOI— The report said the plan, many of whose tenets mirrored those favored by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, raised consternation among Abbas and other Arab officials as to the US’s intentions for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and whether the powerful crown prince was acting on behalf of the Trump administration. Among the…

Saudis Fed Up: “Palestinians Milking Us for Decades”

By Basaam Tawil, Gatestone— A young Saudi man has posted videos on social media in which he calls the Palestinians “dogs” and “pigs.” The man says that Saudi Arabia has provided the ungrateful Palestinians with “billions of dollars” during the past few decades. “The Palestinians,” the Saudi man charges, “have been milking us for decades.”…