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Tensions rise between Israel and Jordan over Jerusalem situation

Photo from earlier this month when Israeli forces entered Al-Aqsa mosque, for the first time in decadesThe Washington Post recently highlighted the growing tensions between Israel and Jordan and commented on King Abdullah II and the Jordanian people's anger over Israel's actions in occupied Jerusalem. The current situation in the Holy City poses a threat to the peace agreement currently in effect between the two countries.


Captured Israeli soldiers 'strong cards' for Hamas

File photo of Palestinian resistance fighters, in full camouflage and sniper riflesThe Israeli soldiers believed captured by Hamas during the recent 51-day Israeli war on the Gaza Strip are considered cards of strength in the hands of Hamas in light of the economic and political crisis it is incurring due to the strict Israeli siege on the Strip.


Abbas: We are ready to set up Palestine state on 22% of mandate land

Mahmoud AbbasPalestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas called on the international community to compel Israel to comply with its legal obligations regarding international resolutions, saying he is ready to set up a Palestinian state on only 22 per cent of historical Palestine.


Bennett to US: Nation-state law is our problem not yours

Naftali BennettIsrael's Economy Minister and leader of the Jewish Home party Naftali Bennett rejected the US State Department's criticism regarding the nation-state law which states that country is for Jews, making Arabs second class citizens.