jordan valley

West Bank annexation ends logger jam for peace, former NSC official says

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.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Mevo'ot Yericho in the Jordan Valley
Shaked: Netanyahu has given up on sovereignty over the Jordan Valley

Shaked spoke out amid growing reports that Israel planned a partial sovereignty plan over settlement blocs and would not at this time annex the full 30% allowed.

PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu visits the Jordan Valley community of Mevo’ot Yericho in February
JINSA urges US support of Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley

Earlier this week, Seven Republican senators called on US President Donald Trump to support Israel extending its laws to parts of the West Bank.

Gantz: I’ll give equal rights to Palestinians in annexed areas

Alternate PM says he won’t apply Israeli law to places where many Palestinians live

Ehud Olmert to 'Post': There is a heavy price for annexation

Anyone who claims today that the Jordan Valley is essential to Israel for security reasons is either living detached from reality, or is trying to sell us a false story about non-existent dangers.

25/06/2020
PA announces aid package to Palestinians in Jordan Valley

After the meeting, the Palestinians held a rally to protest the annexation plan, the second of its kind this week.

A European Union flag flies outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Decem
European lawmakers call for more EU dialogue with Israel

The letter called on Borrell to reconvene the EU-Israel Association Council which is the official framework for ministerial-level dialogue between the EU and Israel.

THE CREATION of a Jordan Valley free trade and industrial zone, straddling both sides of the Jordan
A Jordan Valley free trade and industrial zone

Jordan is ranked among the top 10 countries as an “outsourcing destination” and among the top 10 for launching a start-up company.

By YECHIEL LEITER
22/06/2020
What’s the rush?

Blue and White’s leaders should pull the plug on Netanyahu’s dangerous annexation plans

21/06/2020
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