14 august 2020

Uncertainty surrounds Israel’s West Bank plans after UAE deal


The United Arab Emirates announced Thursday that Israel had agreed to abandon plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank in exchange for normalised relations. But later statements by Israel underscored that annexation remains "on the table", throwing the future of the territory into uncertainty.US President Donald Trump 's original plan in January gave Israel the green light to annex parts of the West Bank , where Jewish settlements are considered illegal under international law. The [...]