Day: 05/06/2019

Kushner says Palestinians “should have self-determination” but won’t commit to 2 states

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Trump advisor Jared Kushner still hasn’t unveiled his Middle East peace plan, but an interview with Axios leaves even more questions.

Source: Kushner says Palestinians “should have self-determination” but won’t commit to 2 states

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Israel’s Cold Peace With Saudi Arabia Has a Dark Side – Bloomberg

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The Saudis are using Israeli-made cyberweapons to monitor and intimidate dissidents abroad.

Source: Israel’s Cold Peace With Saudi Arabia Has a Dark Side – Bloomberg

Second round of deadly Israeli strikes hit Syria

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Israel launched a second round of strikes against Syria in 24 hours on Sunday, state media reported, as US President Donald Trump called on Russia and Iran to “stop bombing the hell” out of the war-torn country.

Source: Second round of deadly Israeli strikes hit Syria

Police arrest off-duty soldier filmed setting fire to Palestinian field

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Serviceman from flashpoint West Bank settlement has already been suspended from his combat unit

Source: Police arrest off-duty soldier filmed setting fire to Palestinian field

‘There’s Hope’: Kushner Doubts Palestinians Can Govern Themselves

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The US President’s senior advisor spoke to the Axios on HBO host and disclosed some of his beliefs regarding the Palestinian people and their interests, as the host attempted to get a sneak peek into Kushner’s upcoming Middle Eastern peace plan.

Source: ‘There’s Hope’: Kushner Doubts Palestinians Can Govern Themselves

Will Israeli Arabs come out to vote in September?

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The numbers make clear that a change of regime and victory for the Blue and White in September elections can only be achieved by boosting voter turnout among Arabs, who represent double the vote potential than the ultra-Orthodox parties, which garnered 16 Knesset seats in the April vote.

Source: Will Israeli Arabs come out to vote in September?