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Netanyahu To Restart Palestinian Peace Talks

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be looking to build a coalition against Iran and exchange ideas on advancing Middle E...

Jordan's King Abdullah: Israel Needs Peace Now Or There Will Be War Next Year

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

America is putting the final touches to a hugely ambitious peace plan for the Middle East, aimed at ending more than 60 years of conflict between Isra...

Netanyahu: Israel Will Never Withdraw From Golan

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a group of Russian-language reporters Thursday that Israel will never withdraw from the Golan Heights. ...

Netanyahu Starting To Look Worried: Analysis

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

his week, for the first time since he took office, Prime Minister Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu has been looking worried. People who have spoken with him ...

Obama Administration Takes Stronger Line With Israel

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The rhetorical exhortations this week from the Obama administration and the Netanyahu administration in Israel have been notably unaligned, fulfilling...

Netanyahu May Be Bringing Israel Closer To 'Second Holocaust': Analysis

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's actions are shaped by a profound conviction that Israel will be in danger of extermination if Iran has nuclear wea...

Israel Marks Independence After Somber Memorial Day

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — In a jarring contrast, Israel switched moods Tuesday evening from a somber Memorial Day for fallen soldiers to a joyous Independence...

Peres: China Is Key To Iran Policy

UPI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israeli President Shimon Peres said Thursday that China is a vital part of international efforts to limit Iran's controversial nuclear program....

Durban II Conference: Ahmadinejad Anti-Israel Tirade Spurs Western Walk-Out (VIDEO)(UPDATED)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United Nations Durban II anti-racism conference in Geneva this week hit snags early on due to an anti-Israel tirade by Iranian President Mahmoud A...

Give Bibi a Chance

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

As a longtime supporter of the Israeli peace movement, I believe that it would behoove everyone to give Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu some breathing space.

'Israel Cries Wolf' On Iranian Nukes: Cohen

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

"Iran is the center of terrorism, fundamentalism and subversion and is in my view more dangerous than Nazism, because Hitler did not possess a nuclear...

Gilad Shalit Father, Noam Shalit, Says Son Won't Be Freed Soon

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

His son Gilad is unlikely to be freed from Gaza any time soon, Noam Schalit told reporters after he left his first meeting with Prime Minister Binyami...

Netanyahu 'Easily Blackmailed:' Livni

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Opposition leader Tzipi Livni blasted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as being "easily blackmailed" in light of the many cabinet posts he handed out...

Avigdor Lieberman Grilled By Police On Corruption Allegations, Again

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman was questioned by police on Friday for the second time since being sworn into his position earlier this week. Pol...

ADL Sets Another Roadblock to Mid-East Peace

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah Newman

Under his previous term, Netanyahu's extreme right-wing domestic and international policies left Israel starving for alternatives. Literally.

News From the Muddled East

Murray Fromson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Murray Fromson

Resolution of the Golan Heights problem could lead to a settlement of other thorny issues that are part of the Middle East process.

Uzi Arad, Netanyahu Aide, Visa In Question, Posing Early 'Test Of Wills' For New Governments

Inter Press Service | Stephen Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, Apr 2 (IPS) - The first official test of wills between the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama and the new Likud-led governme...

Netanyahu Capitol Hill Allies Prepared To 'Run Interference' On Obama

The Jewish Week | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, sworn in on Tuesday as head of a cobbled-together coalition that has produced jitters in Washington, is an old hand...

West Bank Ax Attack Kills Israeli Child, Poses Test For New PM

AP | SEBASTIAN SCHEINER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAT AYIN, West Bank — A Palestinian killed an Israeli teenager with a pickax and seriously injured a 7-year-old boy in a rampage through this We...

Benjamin Netanyahu: A Man Shaped By His Family

GlobalPost | C.M. Sennott | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the land of the biblical patriarchs, the stories of fathers and sons matter. And the story of the Netanyahu family is something as ancient as Le...

Avigdor Lieberman: We're Not Bound By Annapolis Peace Talks

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

New foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Wednesday that Israel was not bound by commitments it made at a U.S.-sponsored conference to pursue cre...

Sy Hersh: Syria Still Wants Peace With Israel, Despite Gaza Operation

The New Yorker | Seymour M. Hersh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When the Israelis' controversial twenty-two-day military campaign in Gaza ended, on January 18th, it also seemed to end the promising peace talks betw...

Netanyahu To Obama: Stop Iran, Or I Will

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In an exclusive interview with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg Tuesday, just before he was sworn in as Israel's new prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu...

Netanyahu Pledges Support For Peace Effort: Will Do All Within His Power

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister-designate Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday afternoon commended his soon-to-be predecessor Ehud Olmert for his peace efforts and said the Li...

Netanyahu Vows To Resume Peace Talks With Palestinians

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Incoming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday his government will be a "partner for peace with the Palestinians," the la...