"Today's vote was an affirmation of the more balanced platform adopted by the National Democratic Party at its July 2016 convention", said Rob Leikind, New England regional director of the American Jewish Congress, who applauded the vote by the state Democratic Party.
This has been suggested by Israeli officials in the past, and "west of the Jordan Valley" effectively means that if the Palestinians ever did manage to get independence after generations of Israeli occupation, their external borders would still be occupied in perpetuity.
"It also constitutes an outspoken challenge to the entire worldwide community, which recognized the State of Palestine on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital".
This includes the Oslo Accords, the failed peace agreement never achieved by President Clinton, Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Yasir Arafat and then again with the failure to agree to terms between Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Mahmoud Abbas. Palestinian extremists, conversely, are using the ongoing occupation to warrant their equivalent zero-sum ideology and to justify violence.
It is not a secret that in many stages following the Israeli occupation, a Palestinian state could have been established, with sovereign and clear borders.
He recalled that in 1947, the world recognized the two-state solution and called for the emergence of “independent Arab and Jewish states” on the basis of UN General Assembly resolution 181.
There has always been a vocal Israeli community which says the occupation harms Israel's claim to legitimate statehood, and damages the chances of reaching peace with the Palestinian leadership.
APN is the sister organization of Shalom Achshav, Israel's preeminent peace movement.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to "preserve" and "strengthen" Israel's settlement enterprise during a Wednesday ceremony at the Israeli Knesset to mark the Gregorian calendar's 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War.
On 14 May 1948, the State of Israel was born, but nearly seven decades later, “the world still awaits the birth of an independent Palestinian state, ” he said, offering once again to work with all relevant stakeholders to support a genuine peace process.
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman happened to arrive in North Korea for his fifth trip to the rogue state the same day Warmbier left. His release brings the number of US citizens known to be in detention in the hermetic communist dictatorship down to three.
Meanwhile, shadow secretary of state Owen Smith has said he believes a deal to restore power-sharing at Stormont can be reached. Ms Foster dismissed suggestions her deal with the Tories threatened the peace process.
Whole Foods recently had come under pressure from activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC, prompting it to overhaul its board. Analysts say the Whole Foods footprint and distribution channel could theoretically make 5-minute deliveries a reality.
Rosenstein has been overseeing the Russian Federation probe since shortly after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself. The first time he told Trump was in his first meeting with the president before the inauguration on January 6.
To be fair to McIlroy, he's returning from injury and hasn't played as much golf as he would have liked to this year. Their departure raised the prospect of this US Open producing a seventh consecutive first-time victor at the Majors.
Navy destroyer has collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan, the U.S. military said, and there have been injuries. Two others also suffered lacerations and bruises and were flown by helicopter to the naval hospital, officials added.
The Warriors had swept their first three series and were 48 minutes away from a party they've been planning for a year. The feeling that Durant's arrival in Golden State would turn the Warriors into a super team has been spot on.
George "Johnny" Johnson was 22 when he took part in the 1943 air raid using experimental bouncing bombs in Germany. Most of the awards go to those who carry out community and charity work , many with young people.
He closed with a 67 at Augusta that got him into a tie for 11th at 1 under, but his game dropped off a bit from there. Spieth made the turn at two under on the round, and his back nine was fairly uneventful until the par-four 15th.
Nigeria will play their 2019 Afcon qualifying game against South Africa, at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo. Anytime they are to play against Nigeria, they redouble their efforts because of the rivalry that exist between us.
Like Iran , Qassemi said , the other parties to the JCPOA need to remain committed to obligations under the worldwide accord. Velayati named Washington's defeats against the Islamic Republic in Syria and Iraq as the ulterior motive behind the move.
Putin seems content to sit back and watch as America tears itself apart with partisan witch hunts and hatred of the president. They blocked US companies such as Exxon Mobil, where Tillerson was chairman, from investing in such projects.
Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation
After the statement, the Post updated the Kushner article so that its first sourcing reference was to "U.S. officials". But then Trump's legal team denied that the president's tweet was a confirmation that is under investigation.
Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum
Attachments to cultural and national identity are the main reasons why Puerto Ricans may oppose USA statehood, Cruz-Martinez said. Just last week, Rosello signed a law meant to force Congress to act in accordance with the results of the recent referendum.
Five members of El-Wahabi family died in Grenfell Tower fire
Saye, who lived on the 20th floor in the tower complex, was friends with Labour MP for Tottenham David Lammy. "She was panicking. Her friend Nicola Green said: " She was on Facebook saying she was unable to get out of the flat, that the smoke was so thick ".
Orlando City soccer player Cyle Larin arrested for DUI
The Canadian has scored 39 goals in 68 league appearances with the Lions, including eight in 15 games this season. An oncoming auto stopped a few feet in front of Larin's vehicle, "averting" a head-on collision, troopers said.
Deputy AG: No cause to fire special counsel Mueller
The next major meeting for House and Senate Russia investigators is with Mueller himself, the first since he was appointed. But Rosenstein, too, may ultimately have to hand off oversight given his role in Trump's decision to fire Comey.