Israeli election delays ‘deal of the century’

Israeli election delays ‘deal of the century’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 23, 2019 The release of the Trump administration’s plan for Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) will be delayed “significantly” due to the still unsettled Israeli election, according to an Israeli news report. In the weeks before the election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other senior Israeli officials estimated that the […]

U.S. ‘Peace to Prosperity’ workshop in Bahrain gets negative reviews even before starting

U.S. ‘Peace to Prosperity’ workshop in Bahrain gets negative reviews even before starting

by WorldTribune Staff, June 25, 2019 A plan by the Trump administration that would raise $50 billion for the Palestinian Authority (PA) and create one million jobs for Palestinians within a decade was widely panned by the international corporate media. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner opened the “Peace to Prosperity” workshop in Bahrain on […]

Saudi official: Arab world ‘could benefit’ from normalizing relations with Israel

Saudi official: Arab world ‘could benefit’ from normalizing relations with Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2019 Palestinian leaders are being “irresponsible” for not considering normalizing relations with Israel or accepting the U.S. “Deal of the Century” which would mean a financial windfall for the Palestinian people, a Saudi diplomat said. “History and Allah brought a real opportunity,” the diplomat told Israelis via an interview in […]

Saudi editor to Palestinians: ‘Give peace a chance’

Saudi editor to Palestinians: ‘Give peace a chance’

FPI / May 15, 2019 By World Israel News.com Arab News editor-in-chief Faisal J. Abbas wrote on Wednesday in his publication that U.S. President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century” Middle East peace plan may reverse course for the Palestinians in a positive way and make peace more possible. The column ran as Palestinians held […]

Kushner: ‘Deal of the century’ will be good ‘starting point’ to ‘better life’

Kushner: ‘Deal of the century’ will be good ‘starting point’ to ‘better life’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 3, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace proposal will be a “good starting point” to address the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict and a business plan to help the two sides have a better life, White House adviser Jared Kushner said. The Trump administration’s “Deal of the Century” is scheduled to […]

Warring Palestinian factions struggle for unity against looming ‘Deal of the Century’

Warring Palestinian factions struggle for unity against looming ‘Deal of the Century’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 28, 2019 Rival Palestinian organizations in the Gaza Strip are preparing to resist the Middle East peace plan set to be unveiled in June by the Trump administration. Fundamental to such a strategy would be overcoming the bloody 12-year-long power struggle between Hamas in Gaza and the Palestinian Authority. The Gaza […]

Pompeo in testimony touts coming peace plan, won’t commit to ‘two state’ solution

Pompeo in testimony touts coming peace plan, won’t commit to ‘two state’ solution

by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2019 The Trump administration will soon present a Mideast peace plan “to resolve a problem that’s been going on for decades and decades that previous administrations couldn’t solve,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on April 9. Testifying before a Senate subcommittee, Pompeo declined to respond when Democrats asked […]

Peace plan update: Jordan’s king in Washington, Netanyahu touts Arab ties

Peace plan update: Jordan’s king in Washington, Netanyahu touts Arab ties

by WorldTribune Staff, March 13, 2019 A flurry developments on the Middle East peace front are preceding the Trump administration’s expected unveiling next month of its peace plan for the region. On March 11, the Trump administration’s Middle East peace team met in Washington with Jordan’s King Abdullah II. On March 12, Prime Minister Benjamin […]

Netanyahu cites ‘growing connection between Israeli companies and the Arab world’

Netanyahu cites ‘growing connection between Israeli companies and the Arab world’

by WorldTribune Staff, December 20, 2018 Israel is engaged in “a process of normalization” with Arab states which could “create the conditions” for ties to the Palestinians, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. “A great change has been created here. The Arab world needs technology and innovation. It needs water, electricity, medical care and high-tech. […]

Peace deal: Saudis, Egypt reportedly encouraging Arab-Israel trade ties

Peace deal: Saudis, Egypt reportedly encouraging Arab-Israel trade ties

by WorldTribune Staff, November 29, 2018 Leaders from Saudi Arabia and Egypt are encouraging Arab nations to open economic relations with Israel as part of the U.S.’s Middle East peace plan, a report said. During his visit to Cairo this week, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman held extensive meetings with Egyptian President Abdul Fatah […]