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Obama Settlements

Settlements Not an Obstacle to Peace? Get Serious.

Lara Friedman | Posted 03.12.2012 | World
Lara Friedman

The facts matter when debating settlements, and advocates of settlement activity shouldn't be allowed to cherry-pick the facts to suit their agenda.

Palestinian Memo: Hopes In Obama "Evaporated"

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The Palestinian president's political party says all hopes in the Obama administration have "evaporated," accusing the White House o...

Ayman al-Zawahri, Al Qaida No. 2, Calls Obama A "Fraud"

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Al-Qaida's deputy leader on Monday seized upon President Barack Obama's failure to bring about a freeze in Israeli settlement constructi...

At Obama Israel Summit, Netanyahu Will Defend Settlement Growth, Says Aide

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will defend the expansion of West Bank settlements when he meets U.S. President Barack Obama and Palestinian Preside...

Netanyahu 'Scores Points' In Israel For Standing Up To Obama

washingtonpost.com | Howard Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM, Aug. 18 -- For five months, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has been fending off U.S. pressure to halt the expansion of West Bank...

HaaretzObama's America Is Not Delivering The Goods

Haaretz | Gideon Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With great sorrow and deep consternation, we hereby declare the death of the latest hope. Perhaps rumors of its death are greatly exaggerated, to para...

2 Ultra-Orthodox West Bank Settlements Reveal Hope For A Deal

nytimes.com | ETHAN BRONNER and ISABEL KERSHNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MODIIN ILLIT, West Bank Seen from afar, this fast-growing settlement embodies everything that the Obama administration wants to address through its de...

Hitler, Palestinian Mufti Photo Circulated By Lieberman To Justify East Jerusalem Construction

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has ordered diplomats to use an old photograph of a former Palestinian religious leader meeting Adolf Hitler to cou...

US Settlements Stance Inconsistent With Past Agreements: Israeli Official

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's deputy prime minister said Tuesday the Obama administration's call to freeze West Bank settlement construction undermines p...

Israeli Settlements: France Calls for Halt In E Jerusalem, Joining US, Russia

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

France has summoned the Israeli ambassador in Paris to demand a halt to Jewish settlement building in east Jerusalem, Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchne...

East Jerusalem Settlements: Russia Joins US In Calling For Construction Halt

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Russia called on Israel Tuesday to put an immediate halt to a controversial building project in occupied Arab east Jerusalem, saying the plan violated...

Sam Stein

Obama Calms Jewish Leaders: Press Has Built Up Conflict

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an hour-long meeting at the White House on Monday, President Barack Obama assured Jewish leaders that he was demanding as much sacrifice from the A...

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...

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...

US, Israel Close To Settlement Deal: Ehud Barak

Jerusalem Post | JPOST.COM STAFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Before heading back to Israel from New York following his meeting with US Mideast envoy George Mitchell, Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Wednesday mo...

Israel Defies Obama's Settlement Demand, Authorizes Construction Of 300 New Homes In West Bank

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In defiance of President Obama's call for a halt to all settlement growth, Israel has authorized the construction of 300 new homes in the West Bank, H...

Sam Stein

Jewish Dem Talking Points Link Obama To Bush On Settlements

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Talking points, distributed by one of the nation's largest Jewish Democratic organizations, seek to improve perceptions of President Barack Obama's po...

Obama Coordinates Attack Against Israeli Settlements

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Taegan Goddard reports that President Obama has succeeded in coordinating pressure on Israel to stop building settlements. For once, lawmakers on Cap...

Israel: Bush Officials Agreed To Settlement Building

nytimes.com | ETHAN BRONNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM Senior Israeli officials expressed irritation on Wednesday that President Obama had declined to acknowledge what they called clear understa...

Netanyahu: Obama Call For Settlement Freeze "Unreasonable"

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVAT GILAD, West Bank — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday rejected President Barack Obama's demand for a freeze on West Bank ...

Abbas To Press Obama On Israeli Settlement Issue

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday he would focus on Israel's refusal to stop the building of settlements when he holds talks with U.S...

Obama To Press Netanyahu On Two-State Solution, Settlements

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Days before a White House summit, the Obama administration signaled on Saturday that the U.S. president would press Israel's ne...