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Palestinians pin scant hope on Biden visit after setbacks under Trump

West Bank Hebron

RamallahReuters As the United States strives to boost defence ties between Israel and Arab states, Palestinians await with increasing gloom the first visit of President Joe Biden after what they see as a string of broken promises by Washington. Requests for the reopening of the US consulate in Jerusalem, closed by former President Donald Trump, […]

Jordan PM hints at support for one Israeli-Palestinian state

Jordan Omar Razzaz

Jerusalem, IsraelAP Jordan’s Prime Minister says the kingdom would look “positively” on the creation of a binational state that guarantees equal rights to Israelis and Palestinians if Israel’s proposed annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank closes the door on a two-state solution. The international community and the Palestinian leadership remain committed to a […]

Vatican reiterates two-state solution as Israeli-Palestinian relations escalate

West Bank protest 2018

Vatican CityRNS Once again, the Vatican issued a statement reinforcing its support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, after the recently installed government of Israel announced plans to vote for the annexation of the West Bank territory. “The Holy See reiterates that respect for international law and the relevant United Nations resolutions, is […]