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Much Ado About Almost Nothing

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Brenner

That's it, folks -- there ain't no more from the G-20 summit. The blood oaths of November and April to tackle head-on the practices that brought us to the brink of disaster are evidently gone with the wind.

Hello World: Obama Needs Your Help with Israel!

Patricia DeGennaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patricia DeGennaro

While Israel pretends not to have the nuclear bomb, Iran says its not making one, while Israel continues to displace Palestinians, Iran continues to imprison opposition.

Taking Yes for an Answer

Amjad Atallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amjad Atallah

Noah Efron: "To be a secular Israeli in 2009 is a demoralizing and demoralized affair... We are tired of the bombs... Of UN and EU condemnations... Of our lives and tired of ourselves."

Avigdor Lieberman To Miss Mitchell, Gates Israel Visit

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman will be out of the country for most of next week when two major US policy makers, Middle East envoy George Mitchell...

Israel's East Jerusalem Construction To Proceed Despite US Wishes

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel on Sunday rejected a U.S. demand to suspend a planned housing project in east Jerusalem, threatening to further complicate an...

Bush Legacy: FP's 5 World Leaders Who Miss George W. Bush

Foreign Policy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Barack Obama might still be overwhelmingly popular around the world, but here are five heads of state who probably wish they could have the old guy ba...

2,500 Israeli Settlement Housing Units Approved By US: Israeli Newspaper

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Despite consistent US efforts to convince Israel to freeze all settlement activities in the West Bank, in accordance with the 2003 Road Map, US offici...

23 Israeli Settlements To Be Evacuated Soon: Ehud Barak

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a sign that Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak and US Middle East envoy George Mitchell are making headway in their London talks over the Middle E...

Biden Israel-Iran Statements Cause Storm Of Regional Responses

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The effects of Vice President Joe Biden's recent remarks during an interview with ABC's "This Week"--where he implied that Israel has a sovereign righ...

Saudi Arabia, Israel Talks For Shared Airspace Against Iran Denied By Saudis

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Following Vice President Joe Biden's statements in an interview on ABC's "The Week"--which many believe to amount to a tacit condoning of a hypothetic...

Obama Settlement Stance Draws Fire From All Directions

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Though President Obama is reported to be taking an unprecedentedly harder line on Israel's settlement activities, expressed through statements by rank...

Israel Supreme Court Rules Against Army In Palestinian Abuse Case

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Israeli human rights group B'Tselem won a victory over the army in Israel's Supreme court Wednesday when a stronger indictment was unanimously ord...

Sarkozy To Netanyahu: Fire Avigdor Lieberman

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — French president Nicolas Sarkozy urged the Israeli prime minister to fire his foreign minister _ a hard-liner whose party tried to f...

Mubarak Stresses Egypt's Peace Role in the Arab World

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has positioned himself -- and Egypt's diplomatic initiatives -- at the head of the Arab camp's efforts to bring peace to the region.

Mubarak Op-Ed: Egyptian President On Obama's Speech, Mideast Peace

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Barack Obama's seminal address in Cairo marked a turning point in America's relations with the Muslim world. His message was clear and incon...

Israstine or Israel and Palestine: Tweeters Want to Know!

Patricia DeGennaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patricia DeGennaro

It is time for the Israeli leadership to grasp this opportunity. They can continue to argue over who is worse than whom or they can start moving one step at a time toward a greater Middle East peace.

Bill Clinton: Netanyahu Speech Is Just Opening Act

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UNITED NATIONS — Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said Monday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's tough terms for a Palestinian p...

Netanyahu Speech May Endorse Palestinian State: AP

AP | STEVEN GUTKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will attempt to narrow a growing divide with the Obama administration when he delivers a m...

Israeli Sanctions On US Proposed By Likud Minister Yossi Peled

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a sign of growing concern in Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's government over US President Barack Obama's Middle East policies, Minister-without...

Israel East Jerusalem Expansion Angers US Officials

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel plans to build a 200-room hotel next to the Old City of Jerusalem, the Interior Ministry announced Tuesday, drawing a mild pr...

Netanyahu Calls On Arabs To Normalize Ties, Promises "Concrete" Steps For Peace

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday urged Arab countries to make immediate moves toward normalizing ties with Isr...

Kadima 'Shadow Government' Formed Under Livni

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Kadima leader Tzipi Livni finally formed a "government" on Monday, seven months after failing to build a real coalition when she had the opportunity t...

Israel Refuses To Halt West Bank Settlements

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has rejected a call by the French president to halt settlement activity in the occupied West Bank. ...

The Potential Romance Between Obama and Netanyahu

Yoav Sivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoav Sivan

Obama and Netanyahu's meeting, in fact, was more than a diplomatic obligation between the leaders of two allied nations that have just assumed office. It was a matter of symbiotic political need.

Netanyahu: Jerusalem Will Not Be Divided

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted Thursday that all of Jerusalem will always remain under Israeli sovereignty, taki...