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The joint statement, signed by nearly 50 independent experts, voiced dismay at US support for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's "unlawful" plan to extend sovereignty, de facto annexation of land that the Palestinians seek for a state.
Abbas says that he told Israel and the US that "there will be no relations with them, including the security ties" following the deal that Palestinians say heavily favours Israel.
The Palestinians, who refuse to talk to the Trump administration since he recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reject the peace plan because it seems to bury the two-state solution that for decades has been the cornerstone of international diplomacy aimed at the two.
During the formation of Israel’s “national unity” coalition the sole issue under negotiation was Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex illegal colonies in the occupied West Bank and Jordan Valley. The coalition agreement says that from July 1, the government can submit for Knesset approval annexations proposed in Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century.” Since the coalition was confirmed by 73 of the 120 Knesset members, it is certain that they will vote in favour.
In the Arabian peninsula, people for centuries had adapted themselves to the habitat and its resources. So, when the countries in the region modernised, they did not leave behind the mindset of being mindful of the environment.
A social network, privately run by a billionaire free-speech advocate, on a shoestring budget, hosting politicians with millions of followers, and with very loose content rules.
The Democratic National Committee is expected to make some big decisions in the next few days about the presidential nomination calendar. It seems likely that the party will seek to demote Iowa
In the patient safety module I teach my Year 2 medical students I spend a lot of time on whistleblowing and speaking up. I explain why its important. The need medicine has as a profession to learn from mistakes