Arab nations condemn Netanyahu’s Jordan Valley annexation plan

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Netanyahu announced his plan, ahead of an election, on television on Tuesday Arab nations have condemned a plan by Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to annex a third of the occupied West Bank. On Tuesday Mr Netanyahu pledged to apply Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea…

Israel PM Netanyahu vows to annex occupied Jordan Valley

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Jordan Valley accounts for about one-third of the West Bank Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to annex part of the occupied West Bank if he is returned to office next week. He would apply “Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea”, a policy certain to…