Ignoring the vapid Palestinian response, Israel and the Arab Gulf states were among 19 nations that attended the Trump initiative held at the White House on what needs to be done to alleviate the Gaza humanitarian crisis. • Even though Abbas is foolishly boycotting the initiative, a senior administration official said, ‘Many of the projects could go ahead without the PA, but our goal is to involve it.’
News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff
The White House on Tuesday hosted 19 nations, including Israel and Arab Gulf states, to address the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip.
But the Palestinian Authority, angered by the Trump administration’s policies on Jerusalem, boycotted the meeting. Continue Reading »
Trump’s peace envoy Jason Greenblatt, along with his senior adviser Jared Kushner, will convene an international “brainstorming” session designed to deal with the tiny, overpopulated coastal enclave that’s suffering from gross fiscal mismanagement, misappropriation of humanitarian aid, and unbridled embezzlement, all by Hamas, the ruling government.
Top White House officials will convene an international “brainstorming” session on Tuesday to find ways of improving the acute humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip, Trump peace envoy Jason Greenblatt said.
Representatives of several countries will participate, along with Donald Trump’s embattled son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner.
Palestinian in Gaza forced to remain in squalor as Hamas redirects funds for food, health, and reconstruction to tunnel-construction and wages to Hamas militants.
According to the Arab media report, the PA autocrat’s secretary referred Kushner to a PLO representative in Washington, a childish & sarcastic move to highlight the US Sec of State’s notice that the PLO’s mission in Washington may be closed as a point of law, since the Palestinians breached a signed agreement, precipitating its closure.
By Nitsan Keidar
Arab media reported on Wednesday that Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas had refused a phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner.
According to the report, Abbas’s secretary referred Kushner to a Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) representative in Washington. Continue Reading »
Trump’s mid-East “peace team” seeks to facilitate an equitable deal, without dictating terms as the previous administration, for a lasting congruous arrangement to improve the lives of Israelis and Palestinians, using tools serendipitously made available from the changing political winds.
WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump’s point men on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict have diligently listened to its key players for 10 months, studying the region’s storied past, working to earn the trust of both sides and leveraging the serendipitous alignment of interests that has recently formed between the Jewish state and its Arab neighbors.
Donald J. Trump’s Special Representative Jason Greenblatt – Screenshot: Facebook
Their listening tour continues, but the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, as well as his special representative for international negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, have in their short time in diplomatic service formed some ideas of their own. Continue Reading »
Steve Bannon reportedly texted a friend on May 3 about ditching upcoming meeting with Mahmoud Abbas, “I’m not going to breathe the same air as that terrorist.”
United States President Donald Trump’s outgoing chief strategist boycotted a meeting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in May, branding him a “terrorist”, Vanity Fair reported on Sunday.
Ex-WH Chief Strategist Steve Bannon (R) & ex-WH Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. (L) – Photo: Gage Skidmore\Wikimedia
“I’m not going to breathe the same air as that terrorist,” Steve Bannon reportedly texted a friend on May 3, when the Palestinian Authority President was in town to meet his newly minted US counterpart. Continue Reading »
PM Netanyahu is to meet Russia’s President Putin in the resort city of Sochi and afterwards with President Trump’s US envoys to discuss Iran, Syria, and how to persuade the Palestinian autocrat Mahmoud Abbas, to engage in peace talks.
By Nitsan Keidar
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet on Wednesday in the Russian city Sochi, near the Black Sea.
Israel’s PM Netanyahu & Russian President Putin met to discuss cooperation in Syria. – Photo: Israel GPO
“In the past two years Prime Minister Netanyahu has met with Russian President Putin every few months in order to discuss bilateral and regional issues and in order to prevent friction between the Israeli and Russian air forces in Syria, so far successfully,” a spokesman said. Continue Reading »
Comedian and television host Conan O’Brien announced on his show that he will be visiting Israel in September to film a special episode of his travel series Conan without Borders. The announcement was complete with Israeli flag graphics and Hebrew text.
“Due to all the division, strife, intractable hatred and violence in our country right now I have decided to leave America for the relative peace and quiet of the Middle East. That’s right people, I am going to Israel!” He said.
He continued: “I may be in Israel the same week as President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who’s been sent there to broker a Middle East solution.
I have been reading the remarks you made to a group of congressional interns about the difficulties of finding a solution to the Middle East conflict. Among other things, you said this: “We’re thinking about what the right end-state is, and we’re trying to work with the parties very quietly to see if there’s a solution. And there may be no solution, but it’s one of the problem sets that the president asked us to focus on. Continue Reading »
In yet another leaked recording, US President Trump’s son-in-law is caught saying, “There may be no solution, but it’s one of the problem sets that the president asked us to focus on. So we’re going to focus on it and try to come to the right conclusion.”
Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and senior advisor of US President Donald Trump, has expressed doubt the American administration could find a “unique” solution that would lead to peace between Israel and the Palestinians, according to an audio recording leaked to WIRED magazine.
While speaking to congressional interns in Washington on Monday, Kushner was asked how he plans to negotiate peace between Israel and the Palestinians and how he plans to succeed where others have failed. Continue Reading »
U.S. President Trump’s special advisor Jared Kushner headed over to Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah to discuss his “bullet points” after having met earlier with Israel’s PM Netanyahu, in a bid to start Trump’s peace initiative between Israel and the Palestinians.
US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, met Israeli and Palestinian leaders on Wednesday to try to revive long-fractured Middle East peacemaking that Washington acknowledged will take some time.
Kushner, a 36-year-old real estate developer with little experience of international diplomacy or political negotiation, arrived in Israel on Wednesday morning and was due to spend barely 20 hours on the ground. Continue Reading »
Accompanied by US Israel Envoy David Friedman, Trump’s special advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner arrives in Israel to restart fresh peace initiative between Israel and the Palestinians, but first goes to family of Hadas Malka who was murdered in Jerusalem terror attack, with a special message from President Trump. – Clip of Netanyahu greeting Jared Kushner and entourage.
One of President Donald Trump’s top Middle East advisors and son-in-law Jared Kushner touched down in Israel on Wednesday morning before paying a visit to the family of 23-year-old MSG. Hadas Malka, who was murdered last Friday in a combined shooting and stabbing terror attack in Jerusalem’s Old City.While Kushner arrived in Israel in a bid to restart a new peace initiative and negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians under the direction of the new administration, he immediately paid the visit to the Malka family in Givat Ezer as they continue to mourn their fallen daughter. Continue Reading »
Jason Greenblatt, who arrived in Israel on Monday is scheduled to hold meetings in Jerusalem & Ramallah until the arrival on Wednesday of Trump’s son-in-law adviser and all-around trouble-shooter, Jared Kushner, “in trying to achieve the ultimate deal,” said former US ambassador Dan Shapiro, in a conference call on Monday.
US President Donald Trump, in the thick of all kinds of investigations at home, has managed to create leverage in the Middle East. But it is the type of leverage that needs to be used quickly before it dissolves.
That at least is how former US ambassador Dan Shapiro looks at the Trump administration’s continuing diplomatic push in the region – one that will be reinforced Wednesday with the arrival of Trump’s son-in-law, adviser and all-around trouble-shooter, Jared Kushner. Continue Reading »
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