Trump peace plan
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has offered Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas $10 billion if he accepts US President Donald Trump’s plan for peace in the Middle East, also known as the “deal of the century,” the Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar reported on Tuesday.
Israel and the United States are putting the financial squeeze on the Palestinian Authority, where opposition to a long-awaited U.S. peace plan and anger over Israeli sanctions remain strong.
Senators Mitt Romney and Chris Murphy warn that in Jordan, where the majority of the population is of Palestinian origin, ‘the reaction on the street to a peace framework that is not true’ could be serious.
A secret no one likes to talk about: how the West Bank settlements are built by Palestinians forced off the land.
A Palestinian Authority court that convened in Nablus on Wednesday sentenced a Palestinian to five years in prison for attempting to sell land to Israeli Jews.
An Israeli who has active in efforts to evict the residents of the contested Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar is setting up an a Jewish outpost without authorization just a few hundred meters from where the West Bank community.
On April 13, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh made his first appearance on Palestine TV after taking office and pledged to seek alternative currencies for the Israeli shekel, putting his government to the test.
Khaled Elgindy joins the FMEP staff – Lara, Kristin, and Phil – to talk about what comes after the utter collapse of the U.S.-led peace process. This episode references a recent Foreign Policy article by Khaled and Lara, “The End of Oslo is an Opportunity.”