Secretary of State John Kerry says the resolution on the Israeli rightly condemns 'incitement and settlement activity.'
Barak Ravid is the diplomatic correspondent for Haaretz newspaper. He joined Haaretz in April 2007, covering the Prime Minister's Office, the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Defense, dealing with issues such as U.S.-Israeli relations, EU-Israeli relations and the peace process.
Before joining Haaretz, Barak Ravid worked for two years for Maariv daily newspaper, spending a year covering the Palestinian Authority and a year as a diplomatic correspondent.
Ravid has a BA in the history of the Middle East from the University of Tel Aviv. He served for six years as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces, and concluded his service with the rank of captain. He and his wife live in Tel Aviv.
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Four members of the UN Security Council told Egypt that if it doesn’t move forward with vote on Israeli settlements on Friday they might.
Netanyahu cleared his schedule and began a massive 15-hour global diplomatic marathon, with Israeli officials reaching out to Trump's team, urging president-elect to voice his objection, while also pressuring Egypt.
Israel asked Trump to voice objection to vote, eventually leading to tweet that helped pressure Egypt; Minister says Israel does not believe U.S. would veto resolution should it be put up to vote.
Following massive Israeli pressure on President Sissi and calls by Trump for a U.S. veto, Egypt decides to delay the vote on its proposed resolution until the Arab League convenes, diplomats tell Haaretz.
Netanyahu demands the U.S. veto a motion critical of West Bank and East Jerusalem settlements set for a vote on Thursday. Security cabinet to convene ahead of the vote.
Netanyahu demanded the U.S. veto a Security Council motion critical of West Bank and East Jerusalem settlements, set for vote on Thursday.
After demanding U.S. veto, Netanyahu cancels major cyber event in bid to prepare for Thursday's UN vote on East Jerusalem and West Bank settlements.
The Egyptian move surprised Israel, the United States and a large part of the Security Council's members despite warm ties between Netanyahu and Sissi. U.S. position uncertain.