Abbas urges end to clashes with IDF at flashpoint sites

Times of Israel: By Avi Issacharoff and Elhanan Miller   At Fatah session, PA president says recent events put Palestinian issue back on international agenda; meeting with Kerry in Amman begins   Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called for Palestinian protesters to stop clashing with Israeli security forces at flashpoint sites across the West

Stabbing of Israeli Bedouin soldier underlines complexities of conflict

 Times of Israel: By Judah Ari Gross 'We will continue to carry out the mission' On Sunday, a Bedouin terrorist attacked fellow Israelis in Beersheba bus station. On Friday, a Palestinian attacked an IDF soldier who also turned out to be a Bedouin. Confused?     As Palestinian terror attacks wash through the country, and

Ted Cruz: A fresh approach to American foreign policy – and US-Israel relations

JPost By: Caroline B. Glick     US Senator and presidential contender issues scathing rebuke of Obama administration's handling of the Mideast conflict.     US Senator Ted Cruz, the conservative Republican firebrand from Texas, is running for president. Up until a few weeks ago, his candidacy was met with indifference as the media and political

‘Netanyahu will soon find himself ruling from the Jordan to the Mediterranean’

JPost By: JPOST.COM STAFF   The Palestine Liberation Organization is once again threatening to disband the Palestinian Authority and transfer overall control of West Bank towns and cities to Israel.     The Palestine Liberation Organization is once again threatening to disband the Palestinian Authority and transfer overall control of West Bank towns and cities

Supreme Court postpones demolition of terrorists’ homes

YnetNews By: Telem Yahav and Yael Friedson   The Supreme Court delayed on Thursday the demolition of the homes of the terrorists who murdered Malachi Rosenfeld, Danny Gonen and Naama and Eitam Henkin.     The demolition had been slated for Thursday, but the families of the terrorists submitted petitions to the Supreme Court via

Israeli-Palestinian war of words at Security Council

YnetNews: Yitzhak Benhorin     Palestinian foreign minister: Our children are targeted by 'occupation forces'; Israel's UN ambassador: Palestinian attacks are unprovoked.     WASHINGTON - The political gap between Israel and the Palestinians was illustrated on Thursday during a UN Security Council session, with both Israeli and Palestinian representatives making accusations regarding the

Kerry expresses ‘cautious optimism’ after Netanyahu meeting

YnetNews: Reuters   US officials say Kerry sought clarification about status quo on Temple Mount in meetings with PM in Germany; ahead of meeting, Netanyahu slams Abbas, asking 'why is he and the Palestinian Authority glorify mufti of Jerusalem' who supported the Final Solution during WWII.   US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed

Netanyahu: World must tell Abbas to stop incitement

Israel Hayom By: Shlomo Cesana, Israel Hayom Staff and News Agencies     Against the backdrop of the ongoing wave of Palestinian terrorism, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled to Berlin on Wednesday for a series of meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and European Union foreign policy

Obama Admin Can’t Blame Palestinians for Terror

YnetNews: By Ari Yashar     White House spokesman says demand to 'end incitement' is same for Abbas and Netanyahu, throws in Temple Mount red herring.   US President Barack Obama's administration refused to hold the Palestinian Arabs accountable for the recent wave of lethal Arab terrorism plaguing Israel, with a spokesman insinuating that both