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It's Not Israel's Critics Who Are Anti-Israel

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

Nothing I wrote above is anti-Israel. On the contrary, it is precisely because I want Israel to exist in peace and security that I oppose the occupation.

New Flotilla Challenges Gaza Blockade

AP | By IAN DEITCH | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's navy boarded two small protest boats trying to break the blockade of the Gaza Strip on Friday and towed them to an Israeli port ...

Israel Suspends $100 Million Payment To Palestinians

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel has carried out its threat to suspend transfer of tax payments totaling some $100 million to the Palestinian Authority to pro...

Ban Ki-Moon: Palestinian Aim To Join UN Agencies Is 'Not Beneficial For Anybody'

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

CANNES, France — Palestinian efforts to join U.N. agencies beyond its cultural arm are "not beneficial for anybody" and could lead to cuts in fu...

UNESCO Pleads With U.S. To Revoke Funding Cut

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | World

PARIS — The head of UNESCO is pleading with the U.S. to reinstate funding cut off after the agency granted membership to Palestine. Director-Ge...

Following U.S., Canada Cuts Funding For UNESCO

AP | Posted 01.01.2012 | World

TORONTO — Canada is joining the U.S. in cutting off funding for the U.N. cultural agency UNESCO because it approved a Palestinian bid for full m...

Bosnian Discord May Kill Palestine's Statehood Bid

AP | AIDA CERKEZ | Posted 12.31.2011 | World

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Palestinian hopes of rallying the required nine vote majority in a U.N. Security Council vote on Palestinian stat...

UNESCO Admits Palestine As Full Member

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 12.31.2011 | World

PARIS -- Palestine became a full member of UNESCO on Monday in a highly divisive breakthrough that will cost the agency a fifth of its budget and that...

Israel And Gaza Militants Exchange Newest Round Of Fire

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 12.29.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli aircraft struck at Palestinian militants in Gaza on Saturday who responded with a volley of rockets which rained on southern...

The New U.S. Zionist: Israel-bashing, Made Kosher

Bradley Burston | Posted 12.26.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

Israel-bashing is not what it used to be. In fact, Israel-bashing is not what it was a week ago. The difference is Gilad Shalit.

Israel Closes Alleged Hamas Offices

AP | Posted 12.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli police say they have raided and shut down a pair of offices in east Jerusalem that were allegedly used by the militant Pales...

Shalit Deal Questions Complex Regional Ties

AP | KARIN LAUB and IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The release of an Israeli soldier by Hamas as part of a prisoner exchange with Israel is reshaping complex regional ties...

Israelis And Palestinians Celebrate Release Of Prisoners (Photos)

Posted 12.19.2011 | World

Celebrations rippled through Israel and the Palestinian territories on Tuesday as hundreds of prisoners were reunited with their friends and families ...

Israeli Cabinet Member Calls Gilad Shalit Deal 'Incentive To Kill Israelis'

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli euphoria over a deal to free a soldier held for five years by Hamas gave way Wednesday to growing anxiety that the swap for ...

Europe Criticizes Israeli Settlement Plan

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 11.27.2011 | World

BRUSSELS — The European Union's foreign policy chief said Tuesday that Israel's plan to build 1,100 new housing units in occupied east Jerusalem...

Netanyahu Rules Out Settlement Freeze

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 11.27.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel granted the go-ahead on Tuesday for construction of 1,100 new Jewish housing units in east Jerusalem, and Prime Minister Benj...

Netanyahu Slaps Turkish PM

AP | Posted 11.26.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The prime minister of Israel is accusing Turkey's leader of incitement for saying the Jewish state uses the Holocaust as an excuse t...

LIVE: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Addresses The UN General Assembly

Posted 11.23.2011 | World

On the third day of the debate in the 66th Session of the U.N. General Assembly, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has submitted a letter to Secreta...

Clashes Break Out Between Palestinians And Israel Security Forces In East Jerusalem

Haaretz | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

Violence broke out in and around the East Jerusalem area on Friday when Palestinian youths hurled rocks at security forces in the neighborhood of Ras ...

Clashes Break Out Between Palestinians And Israel Security Forces In East Jerusalem

AP | DALIA NAMMARI and DIAA HADID | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Thousands of jubilant, flag-waving Palestinians, watching on outdoor screens across the West Bank, cheered their president...

Palestinian Statehood Primer: What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.07.2013 | World

The Question Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is expected to request that the United Nations recognize Palestine as a full member of the organizat...

Where Is Gaza In Palestine's Statehood Bid?

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 11.16.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — In the Palestinians' high-profile bid to seek statehood at the United Nations, half the future nation they envision has been...

PHOTOS: Smile! Israelis And Palestinians Pose For The Camera

AP | By TARA TODRAS-WHITEHILL | Posted 11.16.2011 | World

JERUSALEM -- Large black-and-white portraits have been appearing on bridges, billboards and broken-down buses all over Israel and the West Bank as par...

Joshua Hersh

U.S. Takes Lonely Path In Opposing All Forms Of Palestinian Recognition | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.15.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- When Susan Rice, the American ambassador to the United Nations, appeared at a breakfast meeting with reporters here on Monday, it was ju...

Palestinians Press Ahead With Statehood Bid Despite U.S. Campaign

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 11.15.2011 | World

By JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press RAMALLAH, West Bank -- In a direct challenge to the United States, the Palestinians said Thursday they will ask...