Israel legalises settler outposts on Palestinian land
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said police officers were securing Amona to "prevent incidents" on Monday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has already announced plans for an additional settlement, prompting a stern response last week from the Trump administration. The decision extended the injunction against the installation of the caravans ordered the week before. It represents the first time the government has tried to implement Israeli law in Area C, part of the West Bank that is under Israeli civilian and military rule, according to The Jerusalem Post.
Bill allows Israel to declare private Palestinian land state property.
Among the Jewish groups that came out against the measure on Monday was the Anti-Defamation League, which in a statement Monday before the vote "expressed strong concern" over the bill.
The government's attorney general has said that the bill was unconstitutional and would contradict Israel's legal obligations under worldwide law, while Israeli MK Tzipi Livni warned that it would lead Israeli soldiers to the global Criminal Court (ICC).
Condemned by the Barack Obama administration, the European Union, the United Nations and Israel's attorney general, the law was hailed by the settler movement as a turning point in the 50-year settlement project.
PM tours Malta capital while meeting Brexit key players
And I think it is an alarm call, it makes sense to discuss extensively if we are on the right track. Trump has previously said that other countries could follow Britain and leave the EU.
Defense Secretary Meets with Korean Leaders in Seoul
It won't happen!" "The main reason why the U.S. is strengthening its allies with South Korea is to contain China", he said. Mattis is the first member of President Donald Trump's Cabinet to make an overseas visit.
Galaxy Tab S3 hits FCC, likely release by Samsung soon
Not only that, but GFX metric also hinted that the Galaxy S3 tab might feature 9.6 inch screen with 2048 x 1536 resolution. We haven't seen another Galaxy Xcover rugged smartphone since Samsung launched the third model back in April 2015.
Making matters worse, Spicer added a feeble acknowledgment that building new settlements or expanding existing ones "may not be helpful" in achieving Israeli-Palestinian peace.
"I never said I want to push it off", he said from the Foreign Office, where he later met with UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson.
The director of ADL's Israel office, Carole Nuriel, added that the measure "may also trigger severe worldwide legal repercussions". "Lending a semblance of legality to this ongoing act of plunder is a disgrace for the state and its legislature".
Last-minute appeals this week by Netanyahu to postpone the vote until after he meets U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Feb 15, were refused by Jewish Home, political sources said.
Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem remain illegal under worldwide law. Netanyahu told May that he shares her desire for peace in the region, but avoided voicing an explicit support of the two-state solution.
First put forward by the Jewish Home party, the original proposal was meant to overturn a High Court of Justice verdict forbidding the expropriation of the privately owned Palestinian land on which Amona once stood.
Federal judge in Seattle stops Trump's travel ban on immigrants
The White House and the states challenging the suspension have time till Monday to present arguments in favour of the travel ban. The latest action follows an emergency stay of the ruling by a federal district court judge in Seattle on Friday, Feb. 3.
Cameroon beat Egypt in AFCON final after second half comeback
The Cameroonians came from a goal down to win the tournament after Arsenal's Mohammed Elneny opened the scoring in the first half. A brilliantly taken 88th minute stunner by Vincent Abubakar won Cameroon their fifth Afcon trophy ending their 15 years wait .
USA imposes new sanctions on Iran after missile test
Washington added more Iranian individuals and entities to its anti-Iran sanction list on Friday. That was followed up by tweets from President Trump this morning.
Matt Ryan wins 2016 NFL MVP award
Ryan had the best year in his career, racking up 38 passing touchdowns and throwing for nearly 5,000 yards. In addition to his teammates, Ryan was quick to credit offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan's play-calling.
Leaked LG G6 Photo Reveals Dual Cameras
This device is speculated to be arriving with Snapdragon 821 and a 5.7-inch display with 2,880×1,440 resolution. The LG G6 has gotten leaked yet again, this time in the form of another hands-on image showcasing its back.
BLS: 227000 Jobs Added in January; 36000 Added in Construction
The Bureau of Labor Statistics ( BLS ) found in its latest monthly jobs report the upward trend continued with 227,000 new jobs. Average hourly earnings are up 2.5 percent over the past year, marking a setback from the showing in December's initial report.
Gov. Abbott, John Kelly heed warning of Texas officials on Mexico policies
He and his wife were relaxing when he received a call from White House chief of staff Reince Priebus. The plan is to build the wall where it's needed first and then fill it in, Kelly believed.
'Sopranos' alum and Rao's co-owner Frank Pellegrino dead at 72
Along with authoring four cookbooks, Pellegrino also produced the CD An Evening at Rao's , featuring music from Rao's jukebox. Charlie took to Facebook to release the sad news. "He was one of the bravest men I ever met in my life".
Canadian filmmaker missing after diving off Florida coast
Navy, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office are also helping. On Tuesday evening, Stewart's sister, Alexandra, issued an urgent plea on Facebook for help locating her brother.
H1B visa bill to impact Indian IT industry
The H-1B visa lets employers in the United States to temporarily employ foreigners in jobs that need highly specialised knowledge. Help make The Marshalltown better today! "It imposes a lot of ambiguous language on employers", she said.