Israel’s envoy to the United Nations has attacked leading US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders as an "ignorant fool" after the US senator from Vermont refused to attend this year’s annual conference of the pro-Israel lobby American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday he was moving forward with a plan to build some 3,500 settler units in one the most sensitive areas of the occupied West Bank despite international criticism.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the only viable solution to the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict lies in taking the path of resistance and a popular vote, rather than the US-devised Middle East proposal that seeks to bolster Israeli hold on occupied land at the expense of Palestinian rights.
An Israeli court has sentenced the head of the northern branch of the Palestinian Islamic Movement, Sheikh Raed Salah, to 28 months in prison on trumped-up charges of “fomenting incitement against Israelis and advocating violence.”
Palestinian Authority dismissed Israeli prime minister’s remarks over drawing up map of West Bank annexations, saying that the only accepted map of the Palestine is on the 1967 borders with Al-Quds as its capital.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has dismissed US President Donald Trump's so-called deal of the century on the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict as “utterly unacceptable” and “grossly unjust,” saying the scheme legalizes Israeli occupation of Jerusalem al-Quds.
Sudan has agreed to allow flights heading to Israel to cross its airspace, a military spokesman said on Wednesday, two days after Sudan’s military head of state held a surprise meeting with Israel’s prime minister.