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In response to the European Union’s directive that forbids member states from working with Israeli individuals or organizations located within illegal Israeli settlements, Israel’s Defense Minister has ordered that EU officials be given “the cold shoulder”. read full story / add a comment
Below is the full text of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' speech in Ramallah in the press conference with US President Barack Obama on Thursday as interpreted. read full story / add a comment
On his second day of the first presidential visit to Palestine U.S. President Barack Obama met with the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah.
Although Obama condemned the rocket attacks that hit Sderot, yet, he insisted that the Israelis should not use this as an excuse to avoid negotiations, no more than the Palestinians should insist that Israel halt construction of Jewish settlements in the West Bank as a condition. read full story / add a comment
United States President Barack Obama said there is a real chance for peace in the framework of the two-state solution. “I do not say peace guaranteed, but possible,” he said. read full story / add a comment
In an interview that was conducted by the New York Times several months ago, and was only published Wednesday (and then republished by Israeli Radio), Israeli President, Shimon Peres, stated that late Palestinian President, Yasser Arafat, should not have been assassinated, adding that “without Arafat, the current situation is more complicated.” read full story / add a comment
The Arab Follow-up Committee decided, during its meeting Sunday in Doha – Qatar, to immediately implement a decision that was made during the Baghdad Summit late in March this year, by immediately starting the transfer of $100.000.000 to the Palestinian Authority every month. read full story / add a comment
In the third and final head-to-head debate of the United States presidential election the Republican and Democratic candidates each attempted to out-support the other in dealing with Israel. read full story / add a comment
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced plans to release political prisoners in exchange for the Palestinian Authority dropping its upcoming bid for statehood recognition at the United Nations. read full story / add a comment
The Palestinian Authority will discuss next week when to go forward with future bids for state recognition at the United Nations. read full story / add a comment
The United States has long been one of the fiercest allies of Israel on the international stage. The 2012 presidential election has highlighted this relationship, perhaps more than ever before, as both President Obama and Mitt Romney do all they can to reinforce their commitment to Israeli desires. read full story / add a comment
The Arab League has announced on Monday that it will unanimously support the Palestinian bid for statehood recognition in the United Nations General Assembly. read full story / add a comment
The Arab League met in Doha, Qatar on Sunday to discuss Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ planned bid for further UN member recognition, reports Ma’an News. read full story / add a comment
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Palestinian Prime Minister Salem Fayyad in Jerusalem. This after meeting with President Mahmoud Abbas in Paris on July 6th. read full story / add a comment
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Tel Aviv Monday morning for two days of policy discussions with Israeli leadership. The talks will focus on Israel’s evolving relationship with Egypt, the threat posed by Iran, and the stalled peace negotiations with Palestine. read full story / add a comment
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