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Dismissing threats of violence emanating from the Palestinians and Arab nations, Israel’s former deputy national security adviser, Eran Lerman, believes that, were President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital this week, as expected, it could have a positive effect on the peace proposals the administration is preparing. In...

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Despite a reconciliation agreement with Fatah, the main Palestinian faction, Hamas, the terror group that controls Gaza, still refuses to disarm and has threatened to send its arms into the West Bank to build a terrorist infrastructure there, the Associated Press reported Monday. As part of the reconciliation agreement between...

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In response to Palestinian calls for Israel to be prosecuted by the International Criminal Court, the Trump administration on Friday advised the Palestinian Authority (PA) that its PLO Mission in Washington D.C. will be shut down unless the PA engages in “direct, meaningful negotiations with Israel.” The Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...

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The Taylor Force Act and two other anti-terror measures passed the influential House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday. All three measures will move to the full chamber, where they will be voted on by all members of the House, The Times of Israel reported. The Taylor Force Act is named for the United States...

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The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) police commander questioned how the PA could provide security to the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, when the terrorist organization has “all these rockets and guns,” the Associated Press reported Wednesday, calling the issue the “most significant sticking point” of Palestinian reconciliation talks. Speaking about the reconciliation talks...

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Hamas and Fatah are involved in a major dispute over security control in the Gaza Strip, only one week after the Palestinian Authority (PA) assumed control over the Gaza border crossings from Hamas as part of their broader reconciliation agreement. PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah called for the factions to...

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FROM LEFT: LORD EDMUND ALLENBY, LORD ARTHUR JAMES BALFOUR & SIR HERBERT SAMUEL. (COURTESY OF AMERICAN COLONY).

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In her speech on Thursday honoring the hundredth anniversary of the Balfour Declaration that called for the “establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people,” British Prime Minister Theresa May said that she would “absolutely not” apologize for the document as Palestinians were demanding. Rather, she said, “we are proud...

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Israel’s Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and the Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah met on Sunday amid revelations of United States efforts to advance peace talks. According to Army Radio, Kahlon was joined by the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) Major General Yoav Mordechai and Majid...

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Israeli, Jordanian, and Palestinian firefighters along other emergency personnel participated in a two-day training exercise, which was sponsored by the European Union, on how to respond to natural disasters, The Times of Israel reported Wednesday. The multinational exercise, which was based in Israel, had teams of emergency workers battling the effects...

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President Trump's Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt toured the Gaza periphery area, visited Ziv Hospital in Safed, and the Old City of Jerusalem, August 29-30, 2017.

In a statement released on Thursday, Jason Greenblatt, the Trump administration’s Special Representative for International Negotiations, explicitly stated that Hamas must abide by the Quartet principles as part of any Palestinian unity government. “The United States reiterates the importance of adherence to the Quartet principles: any Palestinian government must unambiguously...

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