U.N. Panel: Israel must cease all settlement activities

Israel has used the expansion of Jewish settlements to pursue a creeping annexation of the occupied Palestinian territories and committed multiple violations of international law in its treatment of Palestinians, the United Nations Human Rights Council said in a report on Thursday that called for an immediate halt to all settlement

EU Condemns Israel Over Settlements

The European Union warned Israel of unspecified consequences Monday if it goes through with plans to build thousands of new settler homes in Jerusalem and the West Bank. The bloc’s 27 foreign ministers said they were “deeply dismayed” by Israeli plans to expand settlements in East Jerusalem

Romney attacked Obama for refusing to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

WHITE House contender Mitt Romney has attacked President Barack Obama for “refusing to recognise Jerusalem” as the capital of Israel – an incendiary position counter to US policy – in a new ad. Featuring clips from Romney’s recent trip to Israel, the commercial also slams Obama for never visiting since taking office.

Israeli DM calls for ending the occupation

Speaking at the tenth annual Herzliya Conference at the Interdisciplinary Center, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak warned of the dangers of apartheid, should Israel refrain from withdrawing from Judea and Samaria to create a Palestinian State. As long as west of the Jordan River there is only one political entity called Israel, it will not […]