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

Trump’s peace plan: A blueprint for more Middle East conflict?

Israel is seriously examining the plan named Peace to Prosperity, US President Trump’s vision for the Middle East, which was formally unveiled in Washington in January in the presence of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Notably absent, the Palestinians, whose input was not sought for the proposal. There are so many reasons why Netanyahu is happy with … Read more Trump’s peace plan: A blueprint for more Middle East conflict?

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?

West Bank | #PollyBites

A chorus of international condemnation and threats is raining down on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his US-backed plan to illegally annex parts of the West Bank and the Jordan Valley. Oh no, wait… there actually isn’t. Polly Boiko takes a look at the lack of international reaction to Bibi’s latest venture Subscribe to … Read more West Bank | #PollyBites

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

Trump and Netanyahu’s peace plan word-play

Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu hopes for a green light from U.S. President Donald Trump on his plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank. But there have been divergences in their messaging in the past Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Trump and Netanyahu’s peace plan word-play

Israel annexation: What is the West Bank? – BBC News

Concerns have been expressed around the world over plans by Israel’s prime minister to annex parts of the West Bank. Benjamin Netanyahu could make an announcement as early as 1 July – but what is the West Bank, and what might happen? BBC’s diplomatic correspondent, Paul Adams, explains what’s at stake. Editing and production: Rachael … Read more Israel annexation: What is the West Bank? – BBC News