For the first time in 30 years, Israel and Lebanon will hold direct negotiations to try to resolve their maritime border dispute, officials for both sides and the United States said Thursday.
Israel’s new ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan on Tuesday claimed the international body was at risk of “losing its right to exist” over its treatment of the Jewish state.
Following March 2 elections a right-wing government seems more realistic, but as of now, a minority government, a national unity government or a fourth election can’t be ruled out.
A PLO spokesman threatened on Sunday that the Palestinian Authority will sever ties with “any country that will move or open its embassy to Jerusalem.”
Two sources in Lebanese intelligence have cited recent Turkish efforts to bring weapons into northern Lebanon.
The Palestinian Authority’s grand mufti has issued a fatwa banning Muslims from praying at al-Aqsa Mosque within the framework of the UAE-Israel peace deal.
Quoting intelligence sources from western countries, documentation shows Hezbollah ordered similar amounts to the ammonium nitrate that blew up on August 4 from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard.
Palestinians from across the political spectrum quickly condemned the agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, dubbing it a betrayal.
The entire government of Lebanon resigned Monday following the massive explosion which left over 200 people dead in Beirut last week.