‘Take it or leave it’: Peace plan highlights contrast with Obama’s Mideast policy

‘Take it or leave it’: Peace plan highlights contrast with Obama’s Mideast policy

by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2020 President Donald Trump on Tuesday aimed at reviving a Middle East peace process which went comatose under President Barack Obama. In issuing his “Deal of the Century” plan, Trump also took a decidedly different approach than his predecessor, James S. Robbins noted in a Jan. 28 analysis for USA […]

Detailed ‘Deal of Century’ offers incentives to Palestinians who call for ‘day of rage’

Detailed ‘Deal of Century’ offers incentives to Palestinians who call for ‘day of rage’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 28, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled his long-awaited Middle East peace plan on Tuesday which called for the creation of a Palestinian Arab state with a capital in eastern Jerusalem. The so-called “Deal of the Century”, billed as the most-detailed such Mideast peace plan ever, would eventually double the Palestinians’ […]

President Trump to announce ‘Deal of the Century’ before Netanyahu’s arrival

President Trump to announce ‘Deal of the Century’ before Netanyahu’s arrival

by WorldTribune Staff, January 24, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump said he will announce his Middle East peace plan, dubbed the “Deal of the Century,” at a White House meeting next week with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz. “It’s a great plan. It’s a plan that really would […]

Reports: Trump eyes short-term infrastructure fixes in Gaza to advance secret peace plan

Reports: Trump eyes short-term infrastructure fixes in Gaza to advance secret peace plan

by WorldTribune Staff, July 8, 2018 The United States will prioritize improving conditions in the Gaza Strip in order to bring the Palestinian Authority (PA) to the negotiating table with Israel and move President Donald Trump’s peace plan forward, a report said. The PA continues to boycott peace talks in protest of Trump’s recognition of […]

Pro-Abbas Palestinians rally against Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’

Pro-Abbas Palestinians rally against Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2018 Palestinians loyal to Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas rallied in Ramallah on July 2 to protest what they say are attempts by the United States “to impose its plans in the area.” Protesters expressed support for Abbas and the PA leadership’s rejection of U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle […]

Egypt’s Sisi salutes ’more than 40 years’ of peace with Israel, calls on Palestinians to ‘overcome differences’

Egypt’s Sisi salutes ’more than 40 years’ of peace with Israel, calls on Palestinians to ‘overcome differences’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 20, 2017 Egypt’s more than 40 years of peace with Israel can be repeated in the Palestinian territories if Palestinian Arabs are willing to overcome their differences with Israelis and one another, Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi said in an address to the UN General Assembly on Sept. 19. Addressing Israelis, […]

Trump tells Netanyahu direct talks are the only hope for peace

Trump tells Netanyahu direct talks are the only hope for peace

by WorldTribune Staff, January 23, 2017 Peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) will require direct talks between the two parties, U.S. President Donald Trump told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Jan. 22. The two leaders spoke by phone in their first conversation since Trump was sworn in on Jan. 20. Trump invited Netanyahu […]