ATFP Front Page Features Feed http://www.americantaskforce.org/features en Israel to let water flow to West Bank development at center of political feud http://www.americantaskforce.org/israel_let_water_flow_west_bank_development_center_political_feud <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has intervened to allow the newly constructed Palestinian city of Rawabi in the West Bank to connect to Israeli-controlled water sources, Israeli senior officials said Friday. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 27, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/israel-to-let-water-flow-to-west-bank-development-at-center-of-political-feud/2015/02/27/d1b598de-be84-11e4-bdfa-b8e8f594e6ee_story.html">http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/israel-to-let-water-flow-to-west...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/rawabi_1.jpg" alt="Feb 27 2015 - 10:53am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:53:34 +0000 thaikal 32867 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Israel to use frozen Palestinian tax funds to offset PA electricity debt http://www.americantaskforce.org/israel_use_frozen_palestinian_tax_funds_offset_pa_electricity_debt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Israel Electric Corporation has agreed to stop cutting power to the Palestinian Authority in exchange for the Israeli government’s promise to use some of the Palestinian tax revenues it has been withholding to partially defray the PA’s debt, a senior Israeli official said Thursday. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 27, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.644493">http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.644493</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/powercut_1.jpg" alt="Feb 27 2015 - 10:52am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:52:30 +0000 thaikal 32866 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Oxfam: Rebuilding Gaza could take more than 100 years if Israel maintains blockade http://www.americantaskforce.org/oxfam_rebuilding_gaza_could_take_more_100_years_if_israel_maintains_blockade <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The rebuilding of homes, schools and hospitals in Gaza could take more than a century to complete, unless an Israeli blockade restricting imports of construction materials into the Gaza Strip is lifted, aid agency Oxfam said on Thursday. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 27, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.644448">http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.644448</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/Gaza2_2.jpg" alt="Feb 27 2015 - 10:51am" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:51:43 +0000 thaikal 32865 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Settlers spray-paint racist graffiti on Nablus school http://www.americantaskforce.org/settlers_spraypaint_racist_graffiti_nablus_school <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Settlers on Thursday spray-painted racist graffiti on the walls of a Palestinian school in the village of Urif south of Nablus, a Palestinian official said. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 26, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.com/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=759627">http://www.maannews.com/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=759627</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/schoolvandalized.jpg" alt="Feb 26 2015 - 10:42am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:42:25 +0000 thaikal 32863 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Israeli extremists set fire to Christian seminary in Jerusalem http://www.americantaskforce.org/israeli_extremists_set_fire_christian_seminary_jerusalem <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Suspected Israeli extremists set fire to a Greek Orthodox seminary in the Old City of Jerusalem on Thursday and sprayed hate slogans on the walls, police said. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 26, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.com/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=759623">http://www.maannews.com/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=759623</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/seminary.jpg" alt="Feb 26 2015 - 10:41am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:41:36 +0000 thaikal 32862 at http://www.americantaskforce.org The Human Stain http://www.americantaskforce.org/human_stain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yet Israeli settlements here on the West Bank mar the elections, and the future of the country itself. The 350,000 Israeli settlers in the West Bank — not even counting those in Arab East Jerusalem — impede any Middle East peace and stain Israel’s image. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 26, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/26/opinion/nicholas-kristof-the-human-stain.html?ref=international">http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/26/opinion/nicholas-kristof-the-human-stain.html?...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/kristof.png" alt="Feb 26 2015 - 10:40am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:40:13 +0000 thaikal 32861 at http://www.americantaskforce.org New Palestinian city has condos, a mall and a sports club — but no water http://www.americantaskforce.org/new_palestinian_city_has_condos_mall_and_sports_club_%E2%80%94_no_water <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The billion-dollar, five-year gamble to build a new middle-class Palestinian city on a West Bank mountaintop was just about to welcome its first residents when the Israeli government decided this month to withhold a basic necessity: running water. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 25, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/new-palestinian-city-has-condos-a-mall-and-a-sports-club--but-no-water/2015/02/24/d5a28dcc-b92e-11e4-a200-c008a01a6692_story.html">http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/new-palestinian-city-has-condos-...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/rawabi_0.jpg" alt="Feb 25 2015 - 10:56am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:56:58 +0000 thaikal 32859 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Israel cutting power to parts of West Bank, for second time this week http://www.americantaskforce.org/israel_cutting_power_parts_west_bank_second_time_week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Israel Electric Corporation cut power flow to the West Bank cities of Nablus and Jenin for about 30 minutes on Wednesday morning, for the second time in two days, in response to the Palestinian Authority&#039;s unpaid bills. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 25, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.644167">http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.644167</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/powercut_0.jpg" alt="Feb 25 2015 - 10:55am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:56:00 +0000 thaikal 32858 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Settlers burn mosque near Bethlehem http://www.americantaskforce.org/settlers_burn_mosque_near_bethlehem <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Extremist Jewish settlers set fire overnight Tuesday to a mosque in the southern West Bank town of al-Jaba west of Bethlehem, locals told Ma&#039;an. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 25, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.com/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=759602">http://www.maannews.com/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=759602</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/mosque1.jpg" alt="Feb 25 2015 - 10:55am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:55:13 +0000 thaikal 32857 at http://www.americantaskforce.org 40 percent rise in new West Bank settlement homes in 2014 http://www.americantaskforce.org/40_percent_rise_new_west_bank_settlement_homes_2014 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The number of new homes under construction in Jewish settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank rose last year by 40 percent, the Peace Now anti-settlements watchdog said Monday. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 24, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.com/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=759583">http://www.maannews.com/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=759583</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/settlement_2.jpg" alt="Feb 24 2015 - 11:01am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:02:02 +0000 thaikal 32855 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Palestinian Groups Are Found Liable at Manhattan Terror Trial http://www.americantaskforce.org/palestinian_groups_are_found_liable_manhattan_terror_trial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization were found liable on Monday by a jury in Manhattan for their role in knowingly supporting six terrorist attacks in Israel between 2002 and 2004 in which Americans were killed and injured. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 24, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/24/nyregion/damages-awarded-in-terror-case-against-palestinian-groups.html?ref=middleeast">http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/24/nyregion/damages-awarded-in-terror-case-agains...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/lawyers.jpg" alt="Feb 24 2015 - 11:00am" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:01:05 +0000 thaikal 32854 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Israeli forces kill Palestinian teen in Duheisha refugee camp http://www.americantaskforce.org/israeli_forces_kill_palestinian_teen_duheisha_refugee_camp <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager during a predawn arrest raid in Bethlehem&#039;s Duheisha refugee camp, locals and medics said. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 24, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.com/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=759579">http://www.maannews.com/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=759579</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/duheisha.jpg" alt="Feb 24 2015 - 10:59am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:00:01 +0000 thaikal 32853 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Netanyahu’s US trip won’t prompt any backlash ... yet http://www.americantaskforce.org/netanyahu%E2%80%99s_us_trip_won%E2%80%99t_prompt_any_backlash_yet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned address to a joint session of the US Congress on March 3 is almost certain to go ahead as scheduled, and, after a period of recrimination, fade quickly into memory with no practical repercussions. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 23, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.thenational.ae/opinion/comment/netanyahus-us-trip-wont-prompt-any-backlash--yet">http://www.thenational.ae/opinion/comment/netanyahus-us-trip-wont-prompt-any-bac...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/Husseinpic1_0.jpg" alt="Feb 23 2015 - 11:13am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:14:40 +0000 thaikal 32851 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Power cut to major Palestinian cities for 45 minutes over unpaid debt http://www.americantaskforce.org/power_cut_major_palestinian_cities_45_minutes_over_unpaid_debt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> At 2 pm on Monday, the Israel Electric Corporation cut off power supplies to the Palestinian cities of Jenin and Nablus for about 45 minutes, as a warning regarding the Palestinian debt to the company. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 23, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Power-cut-to-major-Palestinian-cities-for-45-minutes-over-unpaid-debt-391906">http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Power-cut-to-major-Palestinian-cities...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/powercut.jpg" alt="Feb 23 2015 - 11:13am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:13:30 +0000 thaikal 32850 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Palestinians threaten to end security ties with Israel http://www.americantaskforce.org/palestinians_threaten_end_security_ties_israel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Palestinian president has threatened to stop security coordination with Israel if the country continues to withhold millions of dollars of Palestinian tax revenue, a senior Palestinian official said Sunday. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 23, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.statesman.com/ap/ap/international/palestinians-threaten-to-end-security-ties-with-is/nkGgt/">http://www.statesman.com/ap/ap/international/palestinians-threaten-to-end-securi...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/abbas1_12.jpg" alt="Feb 23 2015 - 11:10am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:10:35 +0000 thaikal 32849 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Italian Parliament Postpones Vote on Recognition of Palestinian Statehood http://www.americantaskforce.org/italian_parliament_postpones_vote_recognition_palestinian_statehood <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Italian parliament Thursday has postponed voting on a non-binding bill calling for the recognition of a Palestinian state. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 20, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://english.pnn.ps/index.php/politics/9209-italian-parliament-postpones-vote-on-recognition-of-palestinian-statehood-again">http://english.pnn.ps/index.php/politics/9209-italian-parliament-postpones-vote-...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/renzi.jpg" alt="Feb 20 2015 - 10:27am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:28:03 +0000 thaikal 32847 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Official: PLO to visit Gaza, date still unconfirmed http://www.americantaskforce.org/official_plo_visit_gaza_date_still_unconfirmed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Palestinian official Mustafa al-Barghouthi said Thursday that a PLO delegation is due to visit the Gaza Strip, but a date has yet to be confirmed. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 20, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.com/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=759520">http://www.maannews.com/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=759520</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/reconciliation_0.jpg" alt="Feb 20 2015 - 10:27am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:27:14 +0000 thaikal 32846 at http://www.americantaskforce.org 'US, EU to test Israel's sincerity on Palestine after elections' http://www.americantaskforce.org/us_eu_test_israels_sincerity_palestine_after_elections <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The honeymoon period of any new Israeli government will be short, and neither the EU nor the US will have much patience for promises of developing new policies toward the Palestinians, according to Western diplomatic officials. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 20, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/US-EU-to-test-Israels-sincerity-on-Palestine-after-elections-391646">http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/US-EU-to-test-Israels-si...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/wall.jpg" alt="Feb 20 2015 - 10:26am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:26:23 +0000 thaikal 32845 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Hamas: Quartet links Gaza aid to acceptance of two-state solution http://www.americantaskforce.org/hamas_quartet_links_gaza_aid_acceptance_twostate_solution <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A top Hamas member said on Wednesday that the Mideast Quartet has set five conditions for further funding to rebuild Gaza, one of which requires the group to accept the two-state solution. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 19, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.643094">http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.643094</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/blair_1.jpg" alt="Feb 19 2015 - 10:35am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:35:41 +0000 thaikal 32843 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Israeli military lawyer says ICC probe not a concern http://www.americantaskforce.org/israeli_military_lawyer_says_icc_probe_not_concern <div class="field field-type-text field-field-fp-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> he Israeli military&#039;s chief legal adviser said on Thursday that he is not concerned about a possible investigation by the International Criminal Court into Israel&#039;s conduct during last year&#039;s Gaza war. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-fp-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">February 19, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-fp-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.statesman.com/ap/ap/international/israeli-military-lawyer-says-icc-probe-not-a-conce/nkD2x/">http://www.statesman.com/ap/ap/international/israeli-military-lawyer-says-icc-pr...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-fp-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/fp_feature_secondary/frontpage_features/ICC_3.jpg" alt="Feb 19 2015 - 10:34am" title="" width="300" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-fp_feature_secondary imagecache-default imagecache-fp_feature_secondary_default"/> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:34:20 +0000 thaikal 32842 at http://www.americantaskforce.org