Kevin Rudd urges government to stand up to Israel over West Bank annexation plan

The former prime minister says Israel’s proposed annexation of the West Bank would undermine the Middle East peace process and violate international law.

‘Annexation’ is a misnomer: Israel wants a safe way to hand land to Palestinians in return for peace

Israel has legitimate claims of sovereignty in the West Bank, but it wants to negotiate most of it away – but first it needs Palestinians to come to the negotiating […]