HISTORIC: In The Wall Street Journal report those familiar with the Saudi Public Investment Fund said thus far, two Israeli firms have been chosen to be invested in and that this is the first known instance of money from the fund being directed to Israel.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
A new private-equity fund run by Jared Kushner intends to invest millions of dollars raised from Saudi Arabia in Israeli start-ups, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.
The fund, Affinity Partners, has already raised over $3 billion, including a $2 billion commitment from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign-wealth fund. Continue Reading »
Following four years of being ignored, J Street has now reached out to Joe Biden, urging he return to the shelved, failed US doctrine by reversing Trump’s “Abraham Accords” and put a Palestinian independence before peace with more Muslim countries.
By Jeff Dunetz
J Street is calling on Joe Biden to reverse many of the Trump administration’s moves concerning Israel and the Middle East including taking President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan off the table and a stop to making peace without getting the Palestinians involved.
Haaretz has learned that the organization “prepared a set of policy recommendations for the…Biden administration that are based on adopting a fresh approach toward the conflict, going beyond what previous administrations have attempted. Continue Reading »
Although the leading Iranian dissident urged Twitter to suspend Khamenei’s accounts based on his repeated violations of Twitter rules in Persian, English, Spanish & in Arabic tweets, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey ignores pleas, but supported Democrats’ call to make US President Trump’s account permanently closed.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
Iranian journalist and dissident Masih Alinejad urged Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Friday to permanently ban all accounts associated with the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.
Alinejad, a women’s rights activist and founder of the My Stealthy Freedom/White Wednesday campaign, told The Jerusalem Post in a statement that “a close review of these accounts in multiple languages which include Persian, English, Spanish, and Arabic, shows that Khamenei has repeatedly violated Twitter rules. Continue Reading »
According to sources in Jerusalem and in Washington, Indonesia, Mauritania or Oman could be the next country to enter the Abraham Accords, normalizing open diplomatic, economic & cultural relations with Israel as early as January.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The US is pushing for another Arab or Muslim state to normalize relations with Israel in the three weeks before US President Donald Trump leaves office, a Trump administration source said on Wednesday.
The Abraham Accords logo …Bridging nations, “toward a future in which people of all faiths and backgrounds live together in peace and prosperity.” Donald J. Trump, POTUS – Photo: US State Department website
“We’re working very hard on making it happen,” said the source, who has been involved in negotiations for the Abraham Accords, as the agreements are called. Continue Reading »
US President Donald Trump does it again in yet another historic breakthrough! The President informed Israeli PM Netanyahu that Morocco has agree to be the 4th Muslim state to formally agree to normalize relations with Israel.
– Meanwhile, Palestinian leaders are furious, feeling abandoned & ignored.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
In an historic breakthrough, Morocco has agreed to establish diplomatic relations with Israel. As part of the deal, the United States will recognize the Western Sahara as part of Morocco.
President Trump announced the development in a tweet Thursday.
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President Trump, “After decades of division and conflict, we mark the dawn of a new Middle East.”
PM Netanyahu, “This is a not a peace between leaders, but a peace among peoples.”
– As Gulf states become 3rd & 4th Arab states to sign treaties with Israel, Palestinian terrorists fire rockets from Gaza injuring 2 in southern Israel.
By Itamar Eichner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed treaties on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump hosted the landmark signing ceremony at the White House.
The two Gulf states become the third and fourth Arab nations to sign agreements with Israel, after Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994. Continue Reading »
A member of the Swedish Parliament has nominated President Donald Trump for his second Nobel Prize in honor of his Serbia & Kosovo Agreement, which follows a Norwegian MP who nominated Donald Trump on Wednesday for his peace agreement between Israel and the UAE.
By CHARLIE SPIERING
The nomination was announced by Magnus Jacobson a member of the Swedish Parliament for the Christian Democrats party.
“I have nominated the US Gov. and the governments of Kosovo and Serbia for the Nobel Peace Prize for their joint work for peace and economic development, through the cooperation agreement signed in the White House,” he wrote in English on Twitter. Continue Reading »
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“I’m not a big Trump supporter,” said Norwegian MP Christian Tybring-Gjedde, who nominated the POTUS, but “The committee should look at the facts and judge him on the facts – not on the way he behaves sometimes. The people who have received the Peace Prize in recent years have done much less than Donald Trump. For example, Barack Obama did nothing.”
By David Rosenberg
President Donald Trump was nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday.
Trump has been added as a candidate for the prize in recognition of his role in brokering the soon-to-be signed Abraham Accords, normalizing relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Continue Reading »
Following in father Fred’s footsteps, Donald Trump, who donated generously to resettle the exiled Jews of Gush Katif, Gaza, has given generously to Jewish and Israeli causes for well over 40 years.
– Chronology of donations & awards starting in the 1970’s.
By Dan Feinreich
NEW YORK — After seeing so many Jews say such horrible things about him, I decided to look further into Trump’s background to learn more about his feelings toward the Jews. This is what I learned:
On Donald Trump’s Trump Tower office wall is his ‘Tree of Life’ plaque.- Screenshot: attorneys defending israel-blogspot-12/2015
Let’s start with the biggest influence in Donald Trump’s life, his father. Continue Reading »
– Palestinian PM Shtayyeh, “If Mr Biden is elected in November, we hope that it will be a totally different dynamic.”
– Campaign spokesman Michael Gwin, “Biden opposes any unilateral action by either side that makes the prospects of a 2-state solution less likely, including annexation, which Biden opposes now, and would continue to oppose as president.”
By Reuters and ILH Staff
Palestinian leaders hope Democrat Joe Biden will tone down Washington’s pro-Israel policies if he becomes US president, and Palestinian-Americans have been pressing his campaign for a change, sources familiar with the efforts have said.
So far, their efforts have had little impact, the sources said. Continue Reading »
US President Trump’s initial instinct to assess the pandemic as less lethal caught many by surprise, but he wasn’t wrong about corona death rates says an Israeli medical engineer whose team developed predictive protocols that helped curb the 2014-2015 Ebola epidemic for African nations.
By Israel Today Staff
US President Donald Trump came under intense criticism for his initial dismissal of the coronavirus as little more than a bad flu outbreak. But an Israeli expert says Trump wasn’t far off the truth, at least in regards to expected fatality rates.
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Dr. Dan Yamim, Head of Laboratory for Epidemic Modeling & Analysis (LEMA), Tel-Aviv University.
Israel’s Transportation Minister says planned Old City train-station, named after US President Trump, will be an extension of the high-speed line from Tel Aviv to the capital, taking passengers almost directly to the Western Wall.
– Plans include construction of 1.8 mile-long tunnel beneath Jerusalem.
Israel is moving ahead with a rail project that will include a new station in the heart of the Old City of Jerusalem, transporting tourists to the Western Wall directly from Ben-Gurion Airport.
The station will apparently be named for U.S. President Donald Trump.
The plan means a new terminal for the current express line that links Jerusalem and Tel Aviv in 32 minutes. Continue Reading »
Palestinian lawyers threaten to sue any company or individual, in American & European courts, who ‘accepts’ or is involved in the implementation of U.S. President Trump’s peace-plan called, “Peace to Prosperity.”
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Palestinian lawyers have launched an initiative to file lawsuits in the US and Europe against politicians and businessmen who accept US President Donald Trump’s recently unveiled plan for Mideast peace.
The initiative comes on the eve of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s address to the UN Security Council, where he is expected to urge the international community to reject the Trump plan.
Palestinian Kleptocrat Mahmoud Abbas ‘choking on his lies’ before the General Debate, 73rd Session
One of the lawyers behind the initiative, Gandhi Rubai, told official PA news agency Wafa that a number of lawyers volunteered to file cases to various international bodies, including the UN, against people who intend to cooperate with the Trump plan, called “Peace to Prosperity.” Continue Reading »
Fraught with excuses to say ‘no’ to the 3rd American President’s peace offer, the Palestinian leadership warns of ‘serious consequences’ for the region if the “Deal of the Century” is implemented, even though they have yet to learn all it entails.
By Elior Levy
Palestinian lawmakers backed by President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party, said Sunday that the day U.S. President Donald Trump presents his Middle East peace plan would be a “Day of Rage” with riots and protests in the West Bank.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue & White party leader Benny Gantz flew to Washington earlier Sunday for the presentation of what Trump himself has dubbed the “Deal of the Century” – his administration’s outline for peace between Israel and the Palestinians – and talks with the American administration. Continue Reading »