On May 20, 1967, Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser closed the Straits of Tiran and proclaimed "these waters are ours... the Israeli flag shall not go through the Gulf of Aqaba."
Netanyahu’s worst nightmares have almost become reality, with Israelis taking to the streets shouting, “Netanyahu should be dismissed.”
The bill looks to preserve Israeli rights to Area C and rejects any Palestinian expansion of building in Area C and or to expansion of agriculture land, unless approved by Israel’s security cabinet.
Ya’alon explained that Trump didn’t even allow Israel to move forward on sovereignty in January, when he unveiled his peace plan in Washington and published a map of what could be annexed.
According to the agenda on the Prime Minister’s Office website, the government had been slated to debate and or possibly vote on its procedural bylaws. But in the end, the matter was not dealt with.
It is not annexation as legally defined in international law, and Jewish Israel has far better claims to the land than do Palestinians.
Macron warned that it would violate international law and threaten-long term peace efforts.
The protest, which took place in the Canadian city Mississauga, was held in response to Israel's announcement of the annexation of parts of the West Bank.
Israel should move forward on annexation even though there are reasons not to act now, such as COVID-19, the growing Iranian crisis and the new challenge from Turkish intervention in Libya.
‘Americans, you must understand, your policy won’t weaken Hezbollah,’ terrorist organization leader says