Demonstration comes as bankruptcy lawyer is grilled by committee senators over support for Jewish settlements
US President suggests he is open to idea of one-state solution to conflict
There was laughter. Not because this was an intended joke by Donald Trump, but because his words were so flippant, so careless, so ignorant, so utterly deplorable, that laughter was the only psychological human release available to sane men and women after such tragic frivolity
Trump's Muslim ban was painfully evocative of Jewish stories of migration to the US – or tragic accounts of family members denied entry to the US as refugees, only to be killed in the Holocaust. Dozens of rabbis were recently arrested while demonstrating against the ban outside Trump Tower
Although the establishment of a foreign embassy in Jerusalem would not, in and of itself, be a definitive statement against a possible, future two-state solution, it would be perceived as supportive of the hardline position taken by Netanyahu’s government
Anyone who’s visited the West Bank these past few years, looked at the Jewish colonies built on stolen Arab land, witnessed the occupation and the filth of Gaza and observed its brutal Hamas militia leaders – and realised that Netanyahu will soon be the most left-wing member of his increasingly racist government – knows very well that the 'two-state solution' vanished long ago
‘One cannot have such a clear-cut, unilateral position. You have to create the conditions for peace’
Stating that Israel must be a 'Jewish state' in which the 1.7m Palestinian citizens of Israel 'live as equal citizens' is not grounded in reality: there are already over 50 laws that discriminate against them, and Kerry’s principles do nothing to address these
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu also wants the US to vote against the resolution
'Hamas has made a resolute decision to wage Jihad as the only means to liberate Palestine'
When I participated in a debate at the University of Birmingham on Israel and Palestine a few years ago, organisers told us not to use the term ‘apartheid’, for fear of falling foul of a definition of anti-Semitism recently passed on campus – the same definition now given a new lease of life by Theresa May
'Positions are given to whoever are best qualified for the job available, regardless of ethnicity, sex or religion. We want to offer our patients the best care possible, and they come first'
The imam of Kuwaut's Grand Mosque tweeted: 'All the best to the fire'
European countries and America have also joined the efforts to stop the flames
Palestinian Authority and eight countries including Russia sent firefighters to douse flames
Son of Dutch freedom fighter executed by Nazis has donated trees for a new olive grove in the West Bank 'to make amends for the way in which his family name was exploited' by Israel