2 Updates
Israel-Palestine peace talks near collapse: Report
Photo Credit: , Getty Images

Israel-Palestine peace talks near collapse: Report

Oct 15 2013, 7:00am CDT | by IANS

Jerusalem, Oct 15 (IANS) Peace talks between Israel and the Palestine are on the verge of collapse, Xinhua reported Tuesday citing the Ma'ariv daily.

Jerusalem, Oct 15 — Peace talks between Israel and the Palestine are on the verge of collapse, Xinhua reported Tuesday citing the Ma'ariv daily. According to the report, the current issues that may...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

40 weeks ago

Israel-Palestine peace talks near collapse: Report

Oct 15 2013, 7:00am CDT | by IANS

Jerusalem, Oct 15 (IANS) Peace talks between Israel and the Palestine are on the verge of collapse, Xinhua reported Tuesday citing the Ma'ariv daily.

Jerusalem, Oct 15 — Peace talks between Israel and the Palestine are on the verge of collapse, Xinhua reported Tuesday citing the Ma'ariv daily.

According to the report, the current issues that may end the talks are borders, and the Israeli demand for military control along the border with Jordan near the West Bank.

The Palestinians object to Israel's military presence in what could potentially be the eastern front of the Palestinian state, and they say a military presence will damage the essence of the state they wish to establish.

"We prefer the existing situation than to live inside a closed cage," Palestinian sources were quoted as saying by Ma'ariv, insisting Palestinian forces be placed at the Jordanian border.

According to the report, Israel refused any alternative, including allowing international peace keeping forces in the territory.

Palestinians reject Israel's demand that a future Palestinian state be demilitarised.

"(Prime Minister Benjamin) Netanyahu has put himself into a deadlock with his demand for a demilitarised state. It's a logical failure. Netanyahu is beginning to realise the negotiations have ended before they had even started," a source in Jerusalem told the daily.

Israel and the Palestinian Authority started the current round of peace talks in late July in Washington after a three-year halt in talks.

Israel's ongoing expansion of its West Bank settlements, however, has continued.

Some of the key issues to be resolved are the establishment of the Palestinian state on lands Israel annexed in the 1967 Mideast War, the fate of the Israeli settlements, the question of the Palestinian refugees banished in the 1948 War, and the status of Jerusalem.

Netanyahu gave a hawkish speech last week, in which he charged the source of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians has "nothing to do with the settlements".

This statement was slammed by left-wing politicians who said Netanyahu is "regressing rather than advancing".

The peace talks have been held inconspicuously, without information about the time, location and or the nature of the meetings.

Last month, there were several reports indicated that the talks had reached a dead-end over the discussion of the boundaries of the future Palestinian state.

In the past couple of months, tensions have also mounted during the negotiations on Israel's recent announcement of its plans to build more than 1,600 housing units in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.

American officials, including Middle East Peace Envoy Martin Indyk and Secretary of State John Kerry, had urged both sides to carry on the talks regardless of the settlement activity.

IANS

Source: IANS

 
Update
2

1 week ago

Pro-Palestinians Continue to Use Old and Nazi Images Against Israel

Jul 13 2014 5:32pm CDT | Source: Big Government

NAZISM-HITLER-EXHIBITION-MUSEUM
Breitbart News proved numerous images used by pro-Palestinians on Twitter are from Syria or years ago in Gaza. There are people who are still using the pictures, but others moved on with other pictures to use in order to smear Israel. On top of these falsehoods, pro-Palestinians tweet out pictures and say Hitler was correct when he tried to rid the world of Jews. ***WARNING: VERY GRAPHIC PHOTOS*** #Palestin ...
Source: Big Government   Full article at: Big Government
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Russia ready to join probe into airliner crash
Moscow, July 23 (IANS) Russia is ready to join the international investigation led by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) into the crash of the Malaysian Airlines MH17, Moscow said Tuesday.
 
 
US airlines cancel flights to Israel
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Two major US civil aviation giants, Delta Airlines and US Airways announced Tuesday that they have cancelled flights to Israel due to safety and security concerns.
 
 
ICAO in Ukraine to analyse MH17 flight recorders
Donetsk/Kiev, July 23 (IANS) A delegation of specialists from the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is in Kharkiv, Ukraine's second largest city, for further analysis of the flight recorders from the downed Malaysian Airlines MH17, media reports said.
 
 
EU sanctions more entities against Syria
Brussels, July 22 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Tuesday expanded sanctions against Syria over the government's "violent repression" of its civilian population.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Russia ready to join probe into airliner crash
Moscow, July 23 (IANS) Russia is ready to join the international investigation led by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) into the crash of the Malaysian Airlines MH17, Moscow said Tuesday. "Russia is...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Kris Jenner to release cookbook
Kris Jenner is releasing her own cookbook. The 58-year-old matriarch has put together some of her best recipes and top tips for entertaining guests in her new book 'In The Kitchen With Kris: A Kollection of Kardashian-...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Zoe Saldana: My husband's tattoo was 'romantic'
Zoe Saldana thought her husband's tattoo of her face was ''the most romantic thing''. The actress' beau Marco Perego - whom she married last year - had her facial features etched onto his arm and, although she tried to...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Jimmy Kimmel cried at daughter's birth
Jimmy Kimmel cried at the birth of his baby daughter. The chat show host, 46, admits he was reduced to tears when he and his wife Molly McNearney welcomed their first child Jane into the world earlier this month....
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Lady Gaga is 'curvy and proud'
Lady Gaga is ''curvy and proud''. The 28-year-old singer - who is known for her bizarre outfits - insists she feels comfortable with her own body and gets satisfaction from flaunting it in front of people. The blonde...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
US airlines cancel flights to Israel
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Two major US civil aviation giants, Delta Airlines and US Airways announced Tuesday that they have cancelled flights to Israel due to safety and security concerns. According to FlightAware....
Read more on Politics Balla
 
ICAO in Ukraine to analyse MH17 flight recorders
Donetsk/Kiev, July 23 (IANS) A delegation of specialists from the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is in Kharkiv, Ukraine's second largest city, for further analysis of the flight recorders from the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Why Apple’s iPhone 6 should launch on September 12th
While some reports say the next-gen iPhones will be launched on September 19th – not to mention that some retailers already offer pre-order options of the iPhone 6, despite the fact that it doesn’t yet exist – Business...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Crazy rumors say thinner iPad mini ‘Air’ is coming soon, 12.9-inch iPad Pro set for 2015
The iPhone 6 may be the hottest device coming from Apple this year, but that doesn’t mean the company has stopped working on some other interesting products. A new report from Taiwan’s Economic Daily News says Apple...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Dream come true for Buttler, surgery time for Prior
London, July 22 (IANS) New England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler finally gets the Test status after serving as a One-Day cricketer and this, he says, is a "dream come true". Lancastrian Buttler, 23, has played 63 times in...
Read more on Sport Balla