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Israeli youth demonstrate as they call on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to declare sover
Can Netanyahu trade halting annexation for erasing the ’67 line?

Netanyahu urged patience for the process to play itself out. Then he shored up his speech with some shoe leather politics.

Hamas media, Qatar’s Al-Jazeera call Israel’s Kiryat Gat a 'settlement'

Israeli plane that flew to Abu Dhabi was named for the Israeli city of Kiryat Gat.

Peace Now warns of de facto annexation as E1 planning

The E1 project was first advanced by former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin and then frozen as a result of US and international pressure.

Illegal building at Einot Anar must be razed after Settlement Law voided

In light of that annulment the state informed the court on June 24, that it would now demand the dismantlement of the illegal construction within 90 days.

Settlers ramp up protests ahead of Washington sovereignty parley

Jordanian and Egyptian foreign ministers affirm their opposition to annexation.

Dichter: Trump map worrisome, settlements should be annexed

Binyamin Regional Council head Israel Ganz, who hosted Dichter, told him that “We must safeguard the settlements, and they in turn will safeguard us.”

A view shows the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim in the West Bank February 25, 2020.
With annexation in the balance, 10 things to know about how settlers voted

Residents of Judea and Samaria, which make up some six or seven mandates, are considered to be the bedrock of the Likud and Yamina parties.

Two states for two peoples requires recognizing Israel’s legal rights

When US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently announced that Israeli settlements are not per se illegal, it touched off a political firestorm.

Settlers clash with Israel Police in West Bank settlement of Yitzhar, Nov. 10, 2019
Don't legalize the illegal

Encountering Peace: It is a reality that international law has determined that the West Bank is governed as a territory captured in war, which makes it defined as a “belligerent occupation."

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo listens during a news conference in Reykjavik
Pompeo announcement: Peace or propoganda?

Having Pompeo, an Evangelical, make the announcement helps him if, as expected, he runs for the Senate from Kansas next year; he’s also said to have his eyes on the presidency in 2024.

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