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Obama Opens Meetings With Big Opportunities Fraught With Pitfalls

Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — President Barack Obama opens meetings at the United Nations with diplomatic opportunities on three...

Obama Having Big Meeting Amid Talks

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A White House official says President Barack Obama will meet Tuesday morning with Israeli and Palestinian negotiators involved in a new ...

A Rare Look Behind The Scenes Of Obama's Israel Visit

AP | JULIE PACE and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.21.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — President Barack Obama was interrupted by a heckler while giving a speech to an audience of Israeli university students, but he didn...

Obama: Middle East Peace Possible, But Difficult

AP | Posted 03.21.2013 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- President Barack Obama says a Mideast peace with two independent states is still possible but says it is difficult to achieve. ...

Obama: Palestinians Deserve Independent State

AP | Posted 05.21.2013 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — President Barack Obama says Palestinians deserve an independent and sovereign state and an end to occupation by Israel. O...

Obama's 3 Goals In Israel

AP | STEVEN R. HURST | Posted 03.11.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Three goals will dominate President Barack Obama's coming visit to Israel, his first as president: Convincing Israel and its leadership ...

Analysis: Obama's Islam Success Depends On Israel

AP | STEVEN R. HURST | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's speech to Muslims also had a huge and attentive Jewish audience, attuned to any suggestion that he might s...

Palestinian Support For Hamas Rises After Gaza War: Poll

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Jerusalem Media & Communications Center has released a new public opinion poll that shows that Palestinian support for Hamas has increased since I...

Obama Plays Basketball At His Hawaii High School

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KAILUA, Hawaii — A handful of pro-Palestinian activists protested outside President-elect Barack Obama's vacation home on Tuesday and urged a ne...

Rachel Weiner

Report: Obama "Corrected" Statement On Undivided Jerusalem | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATED BELOW Barack Obama caused a stir in June when he said at AIPAC that Jerusalem should not be divided. He quickly clarified the remark in respo...

Obama In Ramallah

Jan McGirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jan McGirk

We drove around the West Bank searching for Obama supporters, but even at venues with names in English, such as the Stars & Bucks cafe or Supermarket Baghdad, there were no Gobama banners to be seen.

Obama Headed To Frequently-Targeted Israeli Town

AP | BY DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AMMAN, Jordan — Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama vowed Tuesday to work for a breakthrough in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiation...