But as Friedman must know, Israel's control of the West Bank - geographically, topographically, politically, economically, and in any other way imaginable - can not be dwarfed into his two-percent figure.
The US' ambassador to Israel has been admonished by Washington DC for giving an interview in which he suggested that only two per cent of land in the West Bank is occupied by Israel.
David Friedman being sworn in by VP Pence.
But Revivi, who is vying to be the next chairman of the Yesha Council, reinforced Friedman's comments.
Responding to Friedman, a Palestinian official said to The Guardian that "Israel occupies 100% of the West Bank" and that if he were "a USA citizen I would be extremely concerned that my ambassador in Israel is using his position to try to emphasize the importance of settlements to Israel".
"I just want to be clear that our policy has not changed", Nauertsaid.
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Legally speaking, Israel occupies 100% of the West Bank, though as a practical matter deals with the Palestinian Authority ceding some security control in certain areas has the European Union estimating about 60% of the West Bank under direct military occupation. There has been a 40% increase in illegal settlements in 2016 at the same time the United States government is handing Israel $10.1 million military aid each single calendar day. "I think that was always the expectation when Resolution 242 was adopted in 1967".
Meanwhile, al-Ayyam said Palestine's representative to Washington Hosam Zomlot met with United States officials to discuss peace efforts.
In an expansive interview with Israeli media outlet Walla!
"The existing borders, the 1967 borders, were viewed by everybody as not secure, so Israel would retain a meaningful portion of the West Bank, and it would return that which it didn't need for peace and security", the U.S. ambassador said, as cited by JTA.
And that's all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Thursday, September, 28, 2017, news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Among the topics Friedman addressed were Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria and the future of the two-state solution. He argued that the term has been exploited by so many to the point where it is no longer useful. The group's president Debra DeLee said Friedman's comments are "outrageous, unacceptable, and flat-out wrong".
According to AFC, the status of the Group B match would be decided by the competition committee as soon as possible. So far, one Indonesian woman and one Vietnamese woman have been charged with Kim's murder.
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi has mocked the United States, called on the jihadis to rally against the Syrian regime and insisted that the ISIS "remains" despite its rapid loss of territory, while also exhorting followers to stand fast and keep fighting, in his first purported, and undated, audio communication in nearly a year.
She was taken to jail in Washington County where she was being held awaiting extradition to Palm Beach County, Florida . Marlene died two days later, and the clown's white Chrysler convertible was found abandoned in Royal Palm Beach.
England's Ashes squad: Root (captain), Ali, Anderson, Bairstow, Ball, Ballance, Broad, Cook, Crane, Foakes, Malan, C. Stokes was arrested following the incident on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm but released without charge.
Yingluck fled overseas last month fearing that the military government, set up after a coup in 2014, would seek a harsh sentence. Yingluck was ousted by a military coup in May 2014, three years after being elected as Thailand's first female prime minister.
One of the activists is Emmelia Talarico , who organized a Facebook page that discussed protests on Trump's inauguration day. The ACLU says that all previous court filings other than warrants (including any response from Facebook ) remain under seal.
Powered by GoPro's custom-designed GP1 processor, the Hero6 is capable of capturing 4K, 60 frames per second and 1080p240 video . We've been hearing a lot about GoPro's Fusion 360 VR camera . "It's never been easier to live it, then share it... using GoPro ".
It all kicked off on Saturday, 23 September when Prince Harry officially opened the Games, which run until Saturday, September 30. The games are an Olympic-style competition for wounded service members and veterans that was founded by the prince in 2014.
Earlier, Karunaratne had a solid opening stand of 34 with Kaushal Silva before Hasan provided Pakistan with the breakthrough. Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 1st Test is a day only encounter and it will begin at 11:00 hrs PST (06:00 GMT) and 10:00am local.
North Korea has denied torturing Warmbier during his stay, even calling itself a "victim" in the devastating ordeal. Yesterday, his parents opened up about their heartbreaking reunion with their son: "He was blind, he was deaf".
The online retail giant is expected to hold a news conference at one of the company's new buildings at its headquarters downtown. And from there, it brought out the star of the show: a completely updated Echo speaker with a dedicated woofer and tweeter.
Whole Foods Discloses Credit Card Breach
But if you've visited a Whole Foods restaurant lately, it definitely wouldn't hurt to take a quick look at your credit card bill . Whole Foods has 17 stores in North Carolina, including those in Durham, Raleigh, Cary, and Chapel Hill in the Triangle area.
Michelle Williams in Talks to Join Venom
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Executive order, negotiations on health care mulled
Cochran's office said the senator was not in the hospital but was recovering after being treated for a "urological issue". "Sen. In his message on Twitter Senator Cochran said, He is recuperating at home in MS and looks forward to returning to work soon.