Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Tuesday that he may annex the Jordan Valley and other parts of the occupied West Bank "in coordination" with the United States in an apparent last-ditch effort to attract right-wing voters before national elections next week. Netanyahu added that the U. This will be the first step if I choose," he said.
In recent years, the topic of the environment has taken on a polarizing identity. It has been a point of contention in countries like the United States of America, where the acknowledgement of climate change and other various environmental issues indicates a political allegiance. In addition to politics, the environment has been linked to economic concerns, as environmental regulations have the potential to impact various industries that have historically aided in the deterioration of the planet.
The Israeli-occupied territories refers to the territories occupied by Israel during the Six-Day War of and sometimes also to areas of Southern Lebanonwhere Israeli military was notably present to support local Lebanese militias during the civil war and after it. The first use of the term 'territories occupied' was in United Nations Security Council Resolution following the Six-Day War inwhich called for "the establishment of a just and lasting peace in the Middle East" to be achieved by "the application of both the following principles Withdrawal of Israeli armed forces from territories occupied in the recent conflict
Tens of thousands of Gazans already leave of their own accord every year. Israel wants to help increase that number. According to government sources involved in the discussions, the plan to assist Gazans to emigrate was approved by Prime Minister Netanyahu. According to a government source cited by Israeli media, more than 35, Palestinians left Gaza with no intention of returning during
Hamas supporters attend a rally marking the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Hamas movement, Nablus, West Bank, December 15, The idea that Hamas is an Israeli creation is nearly as old as Hamas itself. And yet the Israeli narrative presents Hamas as a zealous, murderous terrorist group — the sworn enemy of every Israeli and Jew around the world.
The Judea and Samaria Area covers a portion of the territory designated by the ancient names Judea and Samaria. Samaria corresponds to part of the ancient Kingdom of Israelalso known as the Northern Kingdom. Judea corresponds to part of the ancient Kingdom of Judahalso known as the Southern Kingdom.
Israel ended the occupation of Gaza in which led to the strip being taken over by terrorists who have been attacking Israel ever since. Fourteen years later, the Gaza situation is still not resolved. This experience demonstrated what an unconditional and unilateral withdrawal by Israel looks like.
A grove of trees in Gush Etzion in the West Bank. While two million Palestinians do live beside Jews in these lands, they too would be better off being granted civil rights than living under the dictatorial rule of the Palestinian Authority, which systematically abuses and oppresses its own people, offering them nothing but despair and more violence. Prominent Middle East scholar, Dr.
Jews are called Jews because we come from Judea. We are indigenous to the Middle East and there has been a continuous Jewish presence in the land of Israel for thousands of years. Palestine was the name given by the Romans following the capture, destruction and expulsion of Judea.
The territory, excluding East Jerusalem, is also known within Israel by its biblical names, Judaea and Samaria. The approximately 2,square-mile 5,square-km area is the centre of contending Arab and Israeli aspirations in Palestine. Within its present boundaries, it represents the portion of the former mandate retained in by the Arab forces that entered Palestine after the departure of the British.