Greenblatt: Peace plan ‘won’t compromise on Israel’s security’

By i24NEWS and Israel Hayom Staff— U.S. Special Envoy for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt on Saturday said that the long-awaited U.S. peace plan will not be released until after the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, which concludes June 10. Speaking to Fox News, Greenblatt echoed previous statements from members of President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace team…

A PLO position paper packed with lies confirms there’s no partner for peace

By Yossi Kuperwasser, Times of Israel— On the eve of the Israeli elections, the “PLO Committee for Interaction with Israeli Society” published a relatively detailed position paper in Hebrew, aiming to explain the organization’s positions regarding relations with Israel and its points of contention with Israel. It seems that the timing had to do with…

Netanyahu: If I’m re-elected, I’ll extend sovereignty to West Bank settlements

By TOI Staff— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Saturday to extend Israeli sovereignty to the settlements of the West Bank if he is re-elected in Tuesday’s elections. Flatly ruling out Palestinian statehood, which he said would “endanger our existence,” Netanyahu promised to permanently maintain overall Israeli security control in the West Bank and to…

Trump team’s Middle East peace plan is beginning to look a lot like one state

By Ron Kampeas, Times of Israel— Trump administration officials have been silent and notably leak-free about what exactly is in the Middle East peace plan that Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is shaping — until now. This week, in speeches to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, it became clear that the plan will likely not…