Gaza terror organisations to respond to IDF’s operation in Jenin

April 4, 2022 by  
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The Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper reported Sunday that sources in the Gaza Strip say that Egypt and Qatar are acting as mediators and have stepped up efforts to obtain calm, especially in Judea and Samaria and Jerusalem, following the operation in Jenin in which three Islamic Jihad operatives were eliminated by Israeli Special Forces as they were on their way to carry out a terror attack. Read more

UN should use Israel-bashing model to oust Russia from Ukraine

February 27, 2022 by  
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The United Nations (UN) General Assembly needs to stop its pious bleating and move to immediately set up a network of Ukrainian-dedicated agencies to try and force Russia to end its invasion and occupation of Ukraine – adopting the same model it has established in trying to force Israel’s withdrawal from Judea and Samaria (West Bank) over the last 50 years. Read more

Mahmoud Abbas plays Benny Gantz for a fool

January 5, 2022 by  
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Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz must have known that hosting Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas at his home in Rosh Ha’ayin would arouse the ire of the right. Otherwise, he wouldn’t have cloaked the outcome of his tête-à-tête last Tuesday night with the octogenarian honcho in Ramallah in typically euphemistic language. Read more

UN and EU semantic war in Judea and Samaria backfires

November 8, 2021 by  
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Many travel agents, tour operators and airlines seem to have been unwittingly caught up in the Arab-Jewish conflict – as the case of Australia’s national airline – Qantas – has exposed. Read more

Who is really polluting Judea and Samaria?

November 3, 2021 by  
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The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh accused Israel’s “colonial settlements and their waste” as “Palestine’s most significant environmental dangers” in his address at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow on Tuesday, listing the various grievances against Israel’s supposed environmental policies. Read more

Israel’s Ministry of Defence grants legal status to 4,000 Arabs living in Judea and Samaria

October 20, 2021 by  
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Israel has officially recognized the legal status of 4,000 Arabs living in Judea and Samaria, the first time the state has done so in a decade. Read more

Antisemitic EU & ECRI policies on Israel cannot be whitewashed

October 11, 2021 by  
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The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) – in attempting to whitewash European Union (EU) policies directed against Israel in Judea and Samaria being labelled as “antisemitic” – is engaging in similar antisemitic conduct in denying Israel’s right to claim sovereignty there. Read more

Pompeo in Binyamin: ‘We stand with the Jewish Communities because we are loyal to the truth’

October 11, 2021 by  
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A tribute event, attended by former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli leaders from Judea and Samaria, was held on Sunday evening for former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in appreciation of his efforts to strengthen the Jewish communities in the region. Read more

Arizona shames Biden on Ben & Jerry’s boycott of Jews

September 13, 2021 by  
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Arizona has highlighted President Biden’s weak leadership in failing to condemn Jew-hatred – by selling off Arizona’s $143 million investment in Unilever bonds ($50 million still to be sold) – after Unilever’s subsidiary – Ben & Jerry’s – announced its intention to stop selling its ice cream products from the end of 2022 to Jews living in Judea and Samaria (West Bank). Read more

Bennett kowtows to Biden as he jettisons Trump

August 30, 2021 by  
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It has taken just two months for Israel’s Prime Minister – Naftali Bennett – to abandon implementing his 10 years old policy calling for Israel to unilaterally extend its sovereignty into 60% of Judea and Samaria (West Bank) – dubbed Area C under the Oslo Accords. Read more

Samaria leader: Bennett’s limiting of construction to natural growth ‘unacceptable’

August 26, 2021 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s policy of limiting Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria is “unacceptable” and harmful to Israel’s presence in the region, Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan warned. Read more

Israel boosts Biden image whilst blunting UN and EU Jew-bashing

August 16, 2021 by  
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The decision by Israel’s new Government approving the possible construction of 863 Arab residential units in Area C of Judea and Samaria (West Bank) is a positive move by Israel as it battles incessant United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU) pressure seeking to deny it the legal right to reconstitute the Jewish National Home there under article 6 of the Mandate for Palestine and article 80 of the UN Charter. Read more

Defence Minister approves 2,000 houses for Israelis, 1,000 for Arabs in Judea and Samaria

August 13, 2021 by  
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Minister of Defence Benny Gantz has approved the convening of the Higher Planning Council of the Civil Administration for approving about 2,000 housing units in Israeli communities, and almost 1,000 housing units for Arabs. Read more

Israel’s dysfunctional Government cannot survive

June 6, 2021 by  
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An amalgam of eight leaders trading insults and denigrating each other – whilst their parties have adopted policies that are totally irreconcilable on critical issues – is not the foundation for any stable Government – especially in Israel – whose enemies will become increasingly emboldened following the announcement of a cobbled-together Israeli Government comprising very different bedfellows. Read more

Hamas calling for Day of Rage in Judea and Samaria

June 3, 2021 by  
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The Hamas terror organization is calling for a Day of Rage in the Palestinian Authority areas over the weekend, including demonstrations and violent clashes with Israeli forces. Read more

Bahrain changes tune, says won’t allow imports from Israeli settlements

December 7, 2020 by  
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Bahrain will not allow imports from Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria, Bahrain’s Industry, Commerce and Tourism Ministry said on Friday according to a report by the state news agency BNA.  Read more

Biden and Israel’s unsteady right

December 7, 2020 by  
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In an interview with the New York Times on Tuesday, presumptive President-elect Joe Biden reaffirmed his plan to return the United States to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. Read more

Pompeo becomes first US Secretary of State to visit Judea and Samaria

November 20, 2020 by  
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made history Thursday when he became the first US top diplomat to make an official visit to Judea and Samaria. Read more

Bill to extend sovereignty to entire Judea-Samaria proposed by Knesset lobby

July 15, 2020 by  
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The Land of Israel Caucus of the Knesset proposed a bill on Monday to apply sovereignty to all Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, not just the 30 per cent laid out in U.S. President Donald Trump’s “Peace to Prosperity” plan. Read more

Poll: 68% of Israelis favour sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

June 12, 2020 by  
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A survey of Israeli Jewish citizens found that 68 per cent favour sovereignty in Judea and Samaria, and 72 per cent say the Israeli government should not leave Jewish communities as enclaves within a Palestinian sovereign entity. Read more

Annexation vs. sovereignty: Words matter

June 9, 2020 by  
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Words matter. They drive narratives. They influence policy. And they shape people’s perceptions…write Arsen Ostrovsky and Richard Kemp. Read more

PLO opens door to Jordan returning to Judea and Samaria

May 25, 2020 by  
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Advancing an end to the 100 years old Jewish-Arab conflict has become a miraculous possibility since the formation of an Israeli Government of National Unity just seven days ago. Read more

Annexation: who will play the lead roles?

May 24, 2020 by  
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We stand just weeks after celebrating that the Balfour Declaration of 1917 moved from a statement of British intent to the legal process of affirmation of the Jewish Homeland at the San Remo Conference in April 1920 – and its then formal ratification by the League of Nations. Read more

Jordan’s King Abdullah tries to torpedo Trump peace plan

May 18, 2020 by  
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King Abdullah of Jordan has attempted to torpedo President Trump’s peace plan by falsely suggesting it could lead to a one-state solution – not the two-state solution Trump clearly envisages.  Read more

The security border Israelis want

May 15, 2020 by  
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In his talks during his visit to Israel, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will certainly have been discussing the application of Israeli sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria as part of the Trump peace plan. Read more

In Israel visit, Pompeo urges progress on Trump’s Mideast peace plan, blasts Iranian aggression

May 14, 2020 by  
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Israel on Wednesday morning for a six-hour visit to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and discuss the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration’s Mideast peace plan and Iranian aggression. Read more

Report: France wants tough response if Israel goes ahead with annexation

May 13, 2020 by  
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France is pushing members of the European Union to consider threatening Israel with tough consequences if it goes ahead with its plan to annex parts of Judea and Samaria. Read more

Poll: Most Jewish Israelis support annexation

May 11, 2020 by  
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A majority of Jewish Israelis (52 per cent) support Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria, according to a poll published on Sunday. Read more

UN Special Rapporteur incites hatred towards the Jewish People

May 4, 2020 by  
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Michael Lynk – UN Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967 – has issued an explosive anti-Jewish statement that fails to acknowledge the Jewish People have any vested legal and human rights claims to reconstitute the Jewish National Home in Judea and Samaria. Read more

Is it wrong to let Israel make decisions for itself?

In principle, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s answer to a question about Israel’s new coalition government seems unexceptionable. Read more

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