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Israel’s Sovereignty Claims over the Jordan Valley Are Legitimate – Erielle Davidson (The Federalist via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 12, 2019  /  History, International, Israel, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Sept. 12, 2019 Israel’s Sovereignty Claims over the Jordan Valley Are Legitimate – Erielle Davidson Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu never used the word “annexation” on Tuesday regarding his plan to formalize Israeli sovereignty in the Jordan Valley. Instead, he spoke of “applying sovereignty.” There is a reason for his careful choice of wording, and for […]

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PA to Offer Financial Incentives to Palestinians Who Move to Jordan Valley – Khaled Abu Toameh and Tovah Lazaroff (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 20, 2019  /  incitement, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 20, 2019 PA to Offer Financial Incentives to Palestinians Who Move to Jordan Valley – Khaled Abu Toameh and Tovah Lazaroff The Palestinian Authority may offer grants to Palestinian university graduates who move to the Jordan Valley, PA Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh announced on Monday, ratcheting up the battle for Area C of the West […]

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THE EU BATTLES ISRAEL IN AREA C, by Hillel Frisch (J. Post)

By   /  August 16, 2019  /  double standards, friends/enemies, hypocricy, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 16, 2019 Like many offensives in history, the EU’s decision to battle Israel over control of Area C in Judea and Samaria was done clandestinely. Click here for full article

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Incendiary Balloons: A National Security Lawyer Witnesses Hamas War Crimes – Matthew J. Aiesi (Lawfare-Brookings via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 31, 2019  /  Human Rights, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

July 31, 2019 Incendiary Balloons: A National Security Lawyer Witnesses Hamas War Crimes – Matthew J. Aiesi (Lawfare-Brookings) News reports on incendiary balloon attacks on Israel that have destroyed more than 4,300 acres of land often fail to identify the balloons for what they are – a war crime. Traveling in Israel recently with a group […]

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Likud MK: PA 100% to blame for failure of Oslo Accords (World Israel News)

By   /  July 29, 2019  /  History, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 29, 2019 Likud MK and former Shabak Director Avi Dichter was the featured speaker at a Tel Aviv conference on Sunday evening. By World Israel News Staff “The Palestinian Authority is 100% to blame for the failure of the Oslo Accords,” said Avi Dichter, Likud MK and former director of Shabak, Israel’s internal security […]

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The Mirage of an International Jerusalem, by Michel Gurfinkiel (Mosaic)

By   /  July 24, 2019  /  History, Israel, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 8, 2019 How the idea of Jerusalem’s status as an “international city” became embedded in countless UN resolutions and foreign policies, and why it is utterly baseless. The United States decision on December 6, 2017 to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to transfer the American embassy there from Tel Aviv was […]

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International Law on Jerusalem and Double Standards – Eugene Kontorovich (Mosaic via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 17, 2019  /  double standards, International, Israel, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 17, 2019 International Law on Jerusalem and Double Standards – Eugene Kontorovich (Mosaic) International law on the issue of a new country’s borders is fairly clear, and is applied almost across the board. But where Israel is concerned, and where the status of Jerusalem is concerned, what the UN claims international law says is not […]

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What Did David Friedman Say that Was New? – Amb. Dore Gold (Ha’aretz via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  History, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 12, 2019 What Did David Friedman Say that Was New? – Amb. Dore Gold (Ha’aretz) It is hard to understand the outrage in Ha’aretz in response to U.S. Ambassador David Friedman, who voiced support for Israel retaining a portion of the West Bank. After all, historically, U.S. policy always left open this very possibility. This was the heart of the […]

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The U.S. Accepts Israel’s Territorial Rights – Amnon Lord (Israel Hayom via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  History, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 12, 2019 The U.S. Accepts Israel’s Territorial Rights – Amnon Lord U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman’s remarks are not as dramatic as they seem. Friedman essentially said that the U.S. administration would no longer try to negotiate a settlement based on the 1967 lines and will recognize Israel’s sovereignty in the settlement blocs or […]

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The Difference between “Retaining” and “Annexing” Territory – Herb Keinon (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 12, 2019 The Difference between “Retaining” and “Annexing” Territory – Herb Keinon In his interview on Saturday with the New York Times, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman was quoted as saying, “Under certain circumstances, I think Israel has the right to retain some, but unlikely all, of the West Bank.” Friedman never uttered the word “annex,” […]

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