Iran plans to arm its proxies in Yemen, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon with hundreds – and, later on, thousands – of these deadly UAVs. So, you can ignore it, but experience tells us that what starts in the Middle East, doesn't stop there
The Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Government of the State of Israel:-Bearing in mind the Washington Declaration, signed by them on 25th July, 1994, and which they are both committed to honor;-Aiming at the achievement of a just, lasting and comprehensive peace in the Middle East based on Security Council resolutions 242 and 338 in all their aspects;
This document safeguards Islamic control over the Muslim Holy Sites of Jerusalem, as Israel: “respects the present role of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in the Muslim Holy Shrines in Jerusalem. When negotiations on the permanent status will take place, Israel will give high priority to the Jordanian historic role in these shrines.”
It is a story, essentially, of a people whose response to suffering has been to move beyond resentment and build a most extraordinary society, a vibrant democracy, a freedom-loving country with an independent and rights-affirming judiciary, an innovative, world-leading "start-up" nation.
In the fall of 1948, Israel had applied for membership in the United Nations but failed to win the necessary majority in the Security Council. In the spring of 1949, the application was renewed This time, armistice agreements having been signed between Israel and Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon, Israel was admitted by 37 votes in favour, 12 against, with 9 abstentions.
Call on Arab and Jewish groups to cease acts of violence, Security Council Resolution, S/714, 1 April 1948.
Report to the Zionist General Council by David BenGurion, 6 April 1948.
Call for cessation of all military activities and violence in Palestine, Security Council Resolution S/723, 17 April 1948.
Establishment of a United Nations Truce Commission for Palestine, Security Council Resolution S/727, 23 April 1948.
Arab League declaration on the invasion of Palestine, 15 May 1948.
Broadcast by Prime Minister BenGurion, on Sabbath, 15 May 1948.
Letter from secretary-general Trygve Lie to the Powers on the situation in Palestine, 16 May 1948.
Call to the parties to cease fire, Security Council Resolution S/773, 22 May 1948.
Had it not been for your heroic defence, who knows what would have remained of its non-Jewish values. We are anxious to see these values effectively protected and we are agreeable that special arrangements be made for the Old City with its Holy Places. We would like to see this sacred zone beautified, so that worshippers coming from all parts of the world to Jerusalem will derive joy and inspiration from their pilgrimage.
My dear ones, the sight of the pogrom in Lod and the disturbances across the country by an incited and bloodthirsty Arab mob, Injuring people, damaging property and even attacking sacred Jewish spaces is unforgiveable. Tearing down the Israeli flag by Arab rioters and replacing it with the Palestinian flag is a brutal assault on shared existence in the State of Israel. The silence of the Arab leadership about these disturbances is shameful, giving support to terrorism and rioting and encouraging the rupture of the society in which we live and in which we will continue to live once all this has passed
Our experiments in Palestine have taught us a new lesson. Colonization in Palestine is an especially difficult task. But in spite of the difficulties and temporary failures, colonization in Palestine is developing and is gradually approaching the Socialist ideal.
WE, THE UNDERSIGNED RABBIS of all elements in American Jewish religious life, have noted with concern a statement by ninety of our colleagues in which they repudiate Zionism on the ground that it is inconsistent with Jewish religious and moral doctrine. This statement misrepresents Zionism and misinterprets historic Jewish religious teaching, and we should be derelict in our duty if we did not correct the misapprehensions which it is likely to foster.
HIGHLIGHTS OF MAIN EVENTS, 1947-1974 1947 2 April Britain requests special session of the General Assembly to consider future government of Palestine. 28 April General Assembly meets in special session. 15 May General Assembly establishes a Special Committee on Palestine…
A two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will only be achieved through an end to violence and terrorism, when the Palestinian people have a leadership acting decisively against terror and willing and able to build a practicing democracy based on tolerance and liberty, and through IsraelÂ’s readiness to do what is necessary for a democratic Palestinian state to be established, and a clear, unambiguous acceptance by both parties