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Israel’s Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked visits the Expo 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirate. Credit: UAE Ministry of the Interior.

Ayelet Shaked to UAE media: No current plans to discuss Palestinian conflict

Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked said the government does not plan on discussing the establishment of a Palestinian state during the tenure of Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett or of Yair Lapid if he...
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett holds a press conference at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on Aug. 18, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Bennett says he won’t sit down with Mahmoud Abbas, rules out Palestinian state

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Tuesday that for now, he has ruled out a meeting with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas and the creation of a Palestinian state. “My perception is different than...
The Iranian nuclear program's heavy water reactor near Arak. Credit: Nanking 2012 via Wikimedia Commons.

Saudi foreign minister: Iranian nuclear program threatens entire region

A nuclear Iran is a threat to the entire Middle East, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud told an emergency meeting of the Arab League in Cairo on Monday. “The development of...
A Dec. 23 graphic on Fox News showed “Palestine” as a country even though it is not an actual nation. Credit: Jackson Richman/JNS.

Fox News depicts ‘Palestine’ as independent state

A graphic on Fox News last week showed “Palestine” as a country, despite it not being an independent nation. The graphic appeared during the Dec. 23 broadcast of “America’s Newsroom” during a segment about U.S....
Yamina leader Naftali Bennett speaks during a Knesset plenary session, Aug. 24, 2020. Photo by Oren Ben Hakoon/POOL.

Naftali Bennett: Approving a Palestinian state would be Israel’s ‘biggest mistake’

Israeli Knesset Member Naftali Bennett has warned that approving a Palestinian state would be the “biggest mistake in Israel’s history.” Bennett, a member of the New Right Party, made the remark during a Zionist Organization of...
United Nations building in New York City. Credit: Pixabay.

Canadian Jewish groups express dismay for pro-Palestinian UN vote

Canadian Jewish groups have expressed their disappointment in Canada voting for a pro-Palestinian resolution at the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday. The nonbinding resolution that passed with 163 countries in favor, five against and 10...
A view of the border between Israel and Jordan on Highway 90 in the Jordan Valley, on July 6, 2017. Photo: Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Poll: 68 percent of Israelis favor sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

A survey of Israeli Jewish citizens found that 68 percent favor sovereignty in Judea and Samaria, and 72 percent say the Israeli government should not leave Jewish communities as enclaves within a Palestinian sovereign...
A view of Israel's largest Arab city, Umm al-Fahm. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Israeli Arabs reject becoming citizens of Palestinian state, as suggested in Mideast peace plan

Israeli Arab citizens flatly reject the idea floated in the recently released U.S. “Peace to Prosperity” plan that envisions the possibility that borders would be redrawn and some Arab cities and villages could become...
Likud Knesset member Gideon Sa'ar speaks at the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations in Jerusalem on Feb. 19, 2020. Photo by Avi Hayoun.

In talk to American Jewish leaders, Sa’ar throws water on idea of Palestinian state

Likud Knesset Member Gideon Sa’ar said on Wednesday that while the Trump administration’s Mideast peace plan is better than any proposal Israel has seen in decades, a Palestinian state just miles from Israeli population...
Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn, Sept. 8, 2017. Photo: Arno Mikkor via Wikimedia Commons.

Israel said to be concerned some EU countries may recognize Palestinian state

Officials in Jerusalem are concerned that some European countries are preparing to recognize a Palestinian state in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s peace plan, Ynet reported on Sunday. Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn is behind the...