Tag Archive for 1967 Lines

Palestinians seek to replace US as peace broker with the UN


Bloomberg News reports senior Palestinian official Nabil Shaath saying: We will ask U.N. Security Council to take control of peace efforts. “We will confront Israel politically all over the universe” if it doesn’t pull back to the 1967 borders, Shaath said.

By Daniel Siryoti & Israel Hayom Staff


Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas wants the U.N. to take over from the U.S. as the main peace broker between Israel and the Palestinians, senior Abbas adviser Nabil Shaath told Bloomberg News in an interview published on Tuesday.

PA President Mahmoud Abbas and senior adviser Nabil Shaath – Photo: AP

“We are telling the U.S.,

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Interior Minister Saar: Returning to ‘1967 Borders’ Are Out of the Question

Interior Minister Saar said that Israel will never agree to the Abbas’ demands that Israel withdraw to the indefensible 1949 Armistice Line, the ‘Auschwitz borders’.

By Elad Benari


Interior Minister Gideon Saar (Likud) said on Thursday that Israel will never agree to pull back to the indefensible pre-1967 borders as part of a peace agreement with the Palestinian Authority (PA).

Saar made the remarks during a toast in honor of Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) which he hosted in Tel Aviv. The event was attended by ministers, Knesset members and mayors.

Saar explained that Israel was obliged to resume negotiations with the PA in order to maintain a series of security and international interests, but stressed that this time around it was necessary to negotiate using a different approach. Continue Reading »

NY Times Claims Israel ‘Took’ Yesha from Jordan in 1967

A NY Times editorial rewrites history: Israel “took” Judea and Samaria from Jordan in 1967, when Jordan fled the areas in the Six Day war.

By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu


A New York Times editorial Tuesday rewrites history and claims Israel “took” Judea and Samaria from Jordan in 1967, when Jordan fled the areas after joining other Arab nations as they converged on Israel in the Six Day War.

3-D Yesha Map

3-D Yesha Map – Myesha.org.il

The editorial lambasted Israel in last week’s non-binding report by a government-appointed judicial panel, which contradicted the international community’s claim that Israel is an “occupier” and that it is illegal for Jewish communities to exist in Judea and Samaria. Continue Reading »