Israel-Palestine: Breakdown in cooperation over COVID, putting lives at risk – Security Council

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov said the unfolding dynamics of the Israeli- Palestinian conflict have “further exposed the unsustainability of the occupation and the need to update agreements that define the relationship between the two sides in the interest of peace.” Briefing a virtual meeting of the Security Council … Read more Israel-Palestine: Breakdown in cooperation over COVID, putting lives at risk – Security Council

Israel should abandon plans to annex the West Bank & other topics – Daily Briefing (21 July 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. – Middle East – Central African Republic – COVID-19/Chad – Bangladesh/Floods – Forest – UN Chamber Music Society Event MIDDLE EAST In a video briefing to the Security Council this morning, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, said that, in … Read more Israel should abandon plans to annex the West Bank & other topics – Daily Briefing (21 July 2020)

Living in the shadow of Israel’s annexation plans

Palestinian shepherds fear losing their livelihoods if Israel goes ahead with plans to annex the Jordan Valley. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters … Read more Living in the shadow of Israel’s annexation plans

Why does Israel want to annex the West Bank? | Start Here

Israel has occupied the West Bank for decades. But now Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to take even more control through annexation. So how will this change things for Palestinians? Why is this happening now? And what does the US presidential election have to do with it? Start Here puts the pieces together. Subscribe to … Read more Why does Israel want to annex the West Bank? | Start Here

Israel’s plan to annex part of West Bank is on hold

Israel has postponed its planned annexation of parts of The West Bank. The annexation of the Jordan Valley, which would surround Palestinian-controlled territories, was proposed by PM Netanyahu back in 2019, and received support from Trump. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK … Read more Israel’s plan to annex part of West Bank is on hold

CrossTalk | QUARANTINE EDITION | Bibi’s Annexation

Unilateral annexation of occupied territory is illegal under international law. But this is exactly what Israel intends to do when it comes to the West Bank. On this edition of the program we discuss why Israel is doing this, the international reaction, and the fate of the Palestinians. CrossTalking with Ramzy Baroud & Gideon Levy. … Read more CrossTalk | QUARANTINE EDITION | Bibi’s Annexation

Fatah and Hamas Unite Against Netanyahu’s West Bank Annexation Plans

Hamas and Fatah on Thursday used a joint news conference to announce that they were united in their opposition to Israel’s plan to annex parts of the West Bank and declared that they would resist the move with “all kinds of struggle”. Speaking from the West Bank city of Ramallah, Jibril Rajoub, the Secretary of … Read more Fatah and Hamas Unite Against Netanyahu’s West Bank Annexation Plans

Middle East deadlock: ‘Palestinians are against unilateral annexation’

“It’s so paternalistic. It’s so #colonial, it’s so racist that the #Israelis and the #Americans want to decide the future. Now, there has to be some reference point. You cannot write the Trump plan in Tel Aviv and have it read in Washington and say ‘Why don’t you accept it’. Let’s accept something that we … Read more Middle East deadlock: ‘Palestinians are against unilateral annexation’

Protesters in Gaza Rally Against Israel’s Planned Annexation of the West Bank

Protesters gathered in Gaza on July 1 against Israel’s planned annexation of sections of the West Bank. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, meanwhile, urged Israel to abandon the plan, in an article published in the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper, as well as by the British government. Discussion of the proposed annexation had been due to begin … Read more Protesters in Gaza Rally Against Israel’s Planned Annexation of the West Bank

Will West Bank annexation trigger turmoil? | Inside Story

The West Bank and East Jerusalem are at the heart of any future Palestinian state. But, occupied by Israeli forces since 1967 and now threatened by annexation, Palestinian dreams of their own homeland look increasingly impossible. Israel’s Prime Minister wants to declare sovereignty over illegal settlements, both in the west bank and the Jordan valley. … Read more Will West Bank annexation trigger turmoil? | Inside Story

UK Prime Minister Johnson tells Israel not to annex West Bank

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson cautioned Israel against annexation in the occupied West Bank, saying it would violate international law and harm its drive to improve relations with the Arab world. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is … Read more UK Prime Minister Johnson tells Israel not to annex West Bank

Analysis: why the delay to Israel’s annexation plans?

Claire Pryde talks to Yossi Mekelberg from Chatham House about Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on … Read more Analysis: why the delay to Israel’s annexation plans?

Israeli PM hints at delay to controversial annexation plan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is yet to implement a controversial peace plan that includes annexation of parts of the West Bank, despite a July 1 timeline to start the process. As FRANCE 24 correspondent Irris Mackler reports, the delay could indicate cold feet from Washington, while Israel itself is divided over the plan. Subscribe … Read more Israeli PM hints at delay to controversial annexation plan

Analysis: will US follow through on support for Israeli settlements?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he can begin implementing parts of a US plan for peace in the Middle East, notably an extension of settlements in the West Bank, from today. As FRANCE 24 reporter James Andre explains, the big questions is whether the US administration will follow through on its support for … Read more Analysis: will US follow through on support for Israeli settlements?

Special edition: Israel’s contentious annexation plan for the West bank

In this edition, we’re focusing our entire programme on Israel’s planned annexation of settlements in the West Bank. The term ‘annexation’ is used when a state unilaterally incorporates another territory within its borders. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called these zones “an integral part of the historic Jewish homeland.” Palestinians say the plan is an “existential … Read more Special edition: Israel’s contentious annexation plan for the West bank