Police preparing for wide-scale rioting in September

BY YAAKOV LAPIN, JPOST— The Israel Police are in the midst of preparing for the possibility of wide-scale rioting this September, when Palestinians are expected to unilaterally declare statehood, newly appointed police commissioner Insp.-Gen. Yochanan Danino said in a speech before the Israel Bar Association in Eilat on Sunday. “The Israel Police is currently preparing for…

Obama 'Clarifies' 1967 Border Demands

BY RICK MORAN, FRONTPAGEMAG— In a speech to the American Israeli Political Action Committee (AIPAC) on Sunday morning, President Obama tried to offer some clarification to his remarks on Thursday at the State Department where he stated that “The borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps,…

'PA will get majority UN-recognition for Palestinian state'

BY JPOST— Senior Fatah Central Committee member Nabil Shaath on Tuesday estimated that the Palestinian Authority will be able to gain recognition for a Palestinian state from two-thirds of United Nations member states before September 2011. PA President Mahmoud Abbas was expected to travel to France on Wednesday to meet with French President Nicolas Sarkozy…

Netanyahu 'Considering' More Retreats in Judea and Samaria

BY GIL RONEN, ARUTZ SHEVA— Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is considering plans to hand over more territory to the Palestinian Authority, according to the ultra-leftist Haaretz. The newspaper says that as part of the concessions Netanyahu is considering, “there will be a redeployment of IDF forces and more security control will be given to the…