‘No One Will Be Fully Pleased With Trump Peace Plan,” Officials Say

By Michael Wilner, JPost— If Senior Trump administration officials working on a proposal for Israeli-Palestinian peace issued a joint statement about their work on Wednesday, cautioning a world eagerly awaiting their plan that “no one will be fully pleased” with its contents. The statement was issued amid intensive discussions within the administration over when to…

Abbas couldn’t make peace with the Jews; he believes his own lies about us

By David Horovitz, Times of Israel— Almost a decade ago, in the dying months of his premiership, Ehud Olmert offered Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas pretty much everything the Palestinians ostensibly seek from Israel. Hosting Abbas at the Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem on September 16, 2008, Olmert took out a large map and specified…

Trump Tells Palestinians to Kiss American Money Goodbye

By Israel Today— US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that if the Palestinian Authority does not become more conciliatory in its approach to Israel, then it will no longer receive American financial aid. The Palestinian leadership has painted Trump’s recent recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as a major obstacle to peace,…

White House: Abbas’s rhetoric ‘has prevented peace for years’

By TOI Staff— The White House on Wednesday panned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s comments against the US and its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying such rhetoric “has prevented peace for years.” In Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was “unimpressed” by Palestinians’ angry rhetoric over US recognition of the Israeli capital.…

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…