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'Sovereignty plan has been suspended - not cancelled'

'Sovereignty plan has been suspended - not cancelled'

US ambassador to Israel says the sovereignty plan has been suspended for at least a year - but isn't cancelled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2020 08:01
UAE-Israel deal to be phased to block Israel from applying sovereignty before 2024

UAE-Israel deal to be phased to block Israel from applying sovereignty before 2024

Peace deal with UAE will reportedly be implemented in stages, to ensure Israel does not apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria until 2024.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2020 11:28
'Settlement leaders blocked sovereignty plan, hurt Trump'

'Settlement leaders blocked sovereignty plan, hurt Trump'

Veteran US-Israeli journalist blasts settlement leaders over their reaction to Trump's Mideast peace plan, Netanyahu's sovereignty plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2020 12:10
'Our policy has moved from annexation to normalization'

'Our policy has moved from annexation to normalization'

Gabi Ashkenazi declares that Israel has shifted from pursuing sovereignty in Judea and Samaria, to normalizing relations with Arab world.David Rosenberg, 27/08/2020 12:05
Trump to make Mideast peace plan binding on next administration?

Trump to make Mideast peace plan binding on next administration?

White House reportedly considering ways to make President Trump's peace plan binding - even on future Democratic administrations.David Rosenberg, 18/08/2020 10:37
Jason Greenblatt: Sovereignty suspended - not cancelled

Jason Greenblatt: Sovereignty suspended - not cancelled

Former White House envoy says sovereignty plan was suspended temporarily, urges its supporters not to 'kick and scream' over delays.David Rosenberg, 18/08/2020 08:25
'I wasn't bluffing on sovereignty'

'I wasn't bluffing on sovereignty'

'Right-wing criticism of me is absurd,' says Netanyahu. 'First they objected to settlement plan, now they complain that its suspended.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2020 08:19
Poll: Israelis prefer peace deal with UAE over sovereignty

Poll: Israelis prefer peace deal with UAE over sovereignty

More than three-quarters of Israelis prefer reaching peace agreement with UAE to applying sovereignty to Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2020 19:19
'I haven't given up on sovereignty, I'm going to make it happen'

'I haven't given up on sovereignty, I'm going to make it happen'

Prime Minister vows to implement sovereignty plan - with US approval. 'They requested delaying sovereignty, its still in their peace plan'Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2020 17:29
Senior Israeli official: 'Sovereignty is still on the table, Trump asked to delay it'

Senior Israeli official: 'Sovereignty is still on the table, Trump asked to delay it'

Israel's 'suspension' of sovereignty plan for UAE peace deal is only temporary, senior Israeli official says. 'It's still on the table.'David Rosenberg, 13/08/2020 18:45
US Ambassador David Friedman heads to Washington for marathon talks on sovereignty

US Ambassador David Friedman heads to Washington for marathon talks on sovereignty

US Ambassador reportedly heads to Washington in bid to reach agreement for Israel's application of sovereignty over parts of Judea, Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2020 19:16
'No new decision on sovereignty plan'

'No new decision on sovereignty plan'

Following comments by Netanyahu on status of sovereignty plan, senior US official says both sides continuing to work on deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2020 07:56
Poll: Few American Jews back Judea and Samaria sovereignty plan

Poll: Few American Jews back Judea and Samaria sovereignty plan

Just 12% of American Jews say they back Israeli plan to apply sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria, study shows.David Rosenberg, 30/07/2020 19:05
John Bolton says there's 'disagreement' between Israel and US on sovereignty plan

John Bolton says there's 'disagreement' between Israel and US on sovereignty plan

Former National Security Advisor John Bolton says sovereignty plan hasn't moved forward due to 'disagreements' with US.David Rosenberg, 21/07/2020 08:23
Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria: Historical and legal milestones

Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria: Historical and legal milestones

Israel’s claims to sovereignty in Judea, Samaria did not originate with it attaining control of the area in the 1967 Six-Day War. Opinion.Alan Baker, 15/07/2020 13:58
Palestinian Authority arresting supporters of sovereignty plan

Palestinian Authority arresting supporters of sovereignty plan

PA cracks down on public support of Israel's sovereignty plan, arresting Palestinians who went on TV to laud the plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 14/07/2020 14:39
Sovereignty plan talks frozen, PM won't take steps without US

Sovereignty plan talks frozen, PM won't take steps without US

US isn't open to talks on sovereignty plan at this time, says top Israeli official, and Netanyahu won't apply sovereignty without US backingDavid Rosenberg, 14/07/2020 09:07
Minister: Sovereignty plan is not on the agenda

Minister: Sovereignty plan is not on the agenda

Immigration Minister says Netanyahu's sovereignty plan is off government's agenda and won't be pursued without diplomatic steps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2020 08:40
Report: US says it will recognize Israeli sovereignty plan only if Blue and White agrees

Report: US says it will recognize Israeli sovereignty plan only if Blue and White agrees

White House reportedly demanding that Israel only move forward with sovereignty plan if Blue & White agrees and concessions are made to PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2020 22:02
French President Emmanuel Macron calls on Israel to give up sovereignty plan

French President Emmanuel Macron calls on Israel to give up sovereignty plan

French President Emmanuel Macron tells Netanyahu to give up plans to apply sovereignty to Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria.David Rosenberg, 10/07/2020 11:12
Anti-Israel protesters in US declare 'day of rage' against Israel's sovereignty plan

Anti-Israel protesters in US declare 'day of rage' against Israel's sovereignty plan

'We don't want your Jew-state! Intifada, Intifada!' Thousands rally across the US to denounce sovereignty plan and the State of Israel.David Rosenberg, 02/07/2020 16:51
'Israel working to reach a deal with US on sovereignty plan'

'Israel working to reach a deal with US on sovereignty plan'

Settlement Minister says government won't back Palestinian statehood. 'We won't freeze construction or create isolated enclaves.'Shimon Cohen, 01/07/2020 13:49
Liberman: Netanyahu is fooling us, there won't be sovereignty

Liberman: Netanyahu is fooling us, there won't be sovereignty

Ex-Defense Minister visits illegal Bedouin town, blasts Prime Minister for 'not dealing with sovereignty or the coronavirus.'Hezki Baruch, 01/07/2020 12:13
Sovereignty Day is here - but talks between Israel and the US continue on sovereignty plan

Sovereignty Day is here - but talks between Israel and the US continue on sovereignty plan

What will Israel's sovereignty plan look like - and when will it be implemented? Questions abound as deadline for sovereignty plan passes.David Rosenberg, 01/07/2020 10:49
Boris Johnson: "Israel, do not annex"

Boris Johnson: "Israel, do not annex"

British Prime Minister urges Israel to abandon sovereignty plan, calling himself a 'friend of Israel' in op-ed published in Israeli paper.David Rosenberg, 01/07/2020 08:35
New pro-sovereignty ad campaign asks: 'Will Netanyahu be like Churchill - or Chamberlain?'

New pro-sovereignty ad campaign asks: 'Will Netanyahu be like Churchill - or Chamberlain?'

'Be a Churchill, not a Chamberlain'. Pro-sovereignty group launches ad campaign calling on Netanyahu to back 'full sovereignty.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2020 15:00
Christian Broadcast Network: Will Israel apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

Christian Broadcast Network: Will Israel apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

Christian Broadcast Network looks at Israel's upcoming sovereignty plan - and whether it will actually be implemented.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2020 12:54
'Limiting sovereignty plan will encourage pressure on Israel'

'Limiting sovereignty plan will encourage pressure on Israel'

Israeli military officers warn against limiting sovereignty plan, say dropping Jordan Valley could lead to heavier pressure on Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2020 09:14
UN Human Rights chief: 'Annexation is illegal - period'

UN Human Rights chief: 'Annexation is illegal - period'

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet denounces Israel's sovereignty plan, warns of increased violence.David Rosenberg, 29/06/2020 13:58
Report: Jordan Valley not included in sovereignty plan

Report: Jordan Valley not included in sovereignty plan

US officials say Israel will not be given a green light to apply sovereignty over 30% of Judea and Samaria, according to report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 12:45
Gantz: The First of July isn't a 'holy day' for sovereignty plan

Gantz: The First of July isn't a 'holy day' for sovereignty plan

Alternate PM tells senior US officials date for implementing sovereignty plan 'isn't holy', says fight against coronavirus more pressing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 11:57
'Netanyahu caved to Arab pressure, gave up on Jordan Valley'

'Netanyahu caved to Arab pressure, gave up on Jordan Valley'

Former Justice Minister says sovereignty plan now under discussion does not include Jordan Valley, accuses PM of caving to pressure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 09:00
Report: Netanyahu sovereignty plan won't include Jordan Valley

Report: Netanyahu sovereignty plan won't include Jordan Valley

Senior Palestinian Authority official says Israel made clear to Jordan that sovereignty plan will be limited to 2 or 3 settlement blocs.David Rosenberg, 26/06/2020 13:34
Efrat Mayor Oded Revivi: Take what we're offered in sovereignty plan

Efrat Mayor Oded Revivi: Take what we're offered in sovereignty plan

With Trump admin. set to decide on Israeli sovereignty today, settlement leaders clash over Netanyahu's sovereignty plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2020 13:36
European lawmakers demand EU intervention to block Israel's sovereignty plan

European lawmakers demand EU intervention to block Israel's sovereignty plan

Over 1,000 European lawmakers demand European leaders intervene to prevent Israel from applying sovereignty in parts of Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 24/06/2020 13:20
'We trust you to back Netanyahu's sovereignty plan'

'We trust you to back Netanyahu's sovereignty plan'

Israeli lobby group, led by IDF commanders, pens open letter to Trump thanking him for his support of Israel, and backing sovereignty plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2020 11:52
Report: Egypt, Jordan won't sanction Israel over sovereignty bid

Report: Egypt, Jordan won't sanction Israel over sovereignty bid

Moderate Arab states reportedly coordinating their responses to Netanyahu's sovereignty plan with Israel.David Rosenberg, 23/06/2020 10:36
Top Republican lawmakers endorse Israel's right to apply sovereignty

Top Republican lawmakers endorse Israel's right to apply sovereignty

Republicans leaders pen letter backing Israel's right to determine its borders, offer support to Netanyahu ahead of sovereignty plan.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 23/06/2020 07:31
Preserving the Blue and White Flag

Preserving the Blue and White Flag

Efrat mayor calls on Blue and White party to back Netanyahu's sovereignty plan. 'Considering the alternatives, this is the best plan.'Oded Revivi, 21/06/2020 23:16
Right-wing activists protest against Trump peace plan

Right-wing activists protest against Trump peace plan

Settlement leaders and right-wing activists protest in Jerusalem against Trump administration's Middle East peace plan.i24NEWS, 21/06/2020 22:23
Jordanian Foreign Minister warns of 'unprecedented danger' from sovereignty plan

Jordanian Foreign Minister warns of 'unprecedented danger' from sovereignty plan

Jordan warns of 'unprecedented danger' from sovereignty plan, claims it will 'kill the two-state solution'.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 18/06/2020 21:01
Palestinian Authority official: 'The settlers are doing our work for us'

Palestinian Authority official: 'The settlers are doing our work for us'

Palestinian Authority, Jordan celebrate settler opposition to sovereignty plan. 'US is losing patience with Netanyahu's right-wing critics.'David Rosenberg, 17/06/2020 15:20
Netanyahu considering two-staged sovereignty plan, beginning with 10% of Judea & Samaria

Netanyahu considering two-staged sovereignty plan, beginning with 10% of Judea & Samaria

PM reportedly rethinking sovereignty plan, is considering new plan which initially apply sovereignty only to towns deep in Judea, Samaria.David Rosenberg, 17/06/2020 07:51
Report: Trump peace plan could leave Jewish heritage sites under Palestinian control

Report: Trump peace plan could leave Jewish heritage sites under Palestinian control

New report claims Trump Middle East peace plan would place heritage sites across Judea and Samaria in a Palestinian state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2020 12:00
House Democrats look to unite against Israel's sovereignty plan

House Democrats look to unite against Israel's sovereignty plan

Four congressional Democrats pen new letter against Israel's sovereignty plan, hoping forge consensus within the party.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 16/06/2020 10:26
Likud officials slam 'crazy' settlement leaders for opposing Trump plan

Likud officials slam 'crazy' settlement leaders for opposing Trump plan

Senior Likud leaders excoriate Yesha Council leaders over their opposition to Trump Mideast peace plan. 'They're looking at the wrong map.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2020 10:47
Rabbinical Alliance of America endorses sovereignty plan

Rabbinical Alliance of America endorses sovereignty plan

Organization representing 950 American rabbis endorses Netanyahu's plan to apply Israeli sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2020 18:17
Netanyahu, Gantz meet to discuss sovereignty plan

Netanyahu, Gantz meet to discuss sovereignty plan

US ambassador to Israel David Friedman, Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin, and FM Gabi Ashkenazi expected to join meeting on sovereignty plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2020 16:11
Report: Israeli-American billionaire Haim Saban aided with anti-sovereignty op-ed

Report: Israeli-American billionaire Haim Saban aided with anti-sovereignty op-ed

Israeli-American billionaire Haim Saban reportedly helped publish UAE ambassador's anti-sovereignty op-ed - despite backing Trump plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/06/2020 13:48
UAE ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba warns against sovereignty plan

UAE ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba warns against sovereignty plan

Senior UAE diplomat urges Israel to abandon sovereignty plan, warns of 'shock waves across Middle East' if it is adopted.David Rosenberg, 12/06/2020 13:28
Report: Netanyahu considering more limited sovereignty plan

Report: Netanyahu considering more limited sovereignty plan

Israeli officials say alternative sovereignty plan being considered, which would only apply sovereignty to Israeli towns, not larger areas.David Rosenberg, 12/06/2020 13:05
Israeli Foreign Minister: We don't have any maps yet for sovereignty plan

Israeli Foreign Minister: We don't have any maps yet for sovereignty plan

'First we need to get on the same page as the US, then we'll get the sovereignty maps ready,' says Israeli Foreign Minister.David Rosenberg, 10/06/2020 14:15
Rabbi Haim Drukman backs Netanyahu's sovereignty plan

Rabbi Haim Drukman backs Netanyahu's sovereignty plan

Senior National-Religious rabbi endorses PM's sovereignty plan, says Right will support the plan 'even if it doesn't include everything.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2020 11:47
Sovereignty plan 'time window' open from July to September

Sovereignty plan 'time window' open from July to September

Israel likely to apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria during summer months, officials say, with a deadline sometime in September.David Rosenberg, 10/06/2020 09:08
Yossi Dagan: 'Trump is a friend of Israel - but we don't need his permission'

Yossi Dagan: 'Trump is a friend of Israel - but we don't need his permission'

Settlement leader critical of US peace plan defends President Trump, but urges Netanyahu not to base sovereignty plan on US requirements.Hezki Baruch, 09/06/2020 13:16
'We support Israeli sovereignty, not establishment of terrorist state'

'We support Israeli sovereignty, not establishment of terrorist state'

Right-wing lawmakers blast sovereignty plan, following report that plan would exclude dozens of Israeli towns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2020 11:12
Report: 25 Israeli towns left out of sovereignty plan

Report: 25 Israeli towns left out of sovereignty plan

Hundreds of Israeli families reportedly left outside of Israel's borders in sovereignty plan. Residents call on PM to clarify their status.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2020 10:04