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Facebook Instant Articles and the Future of Content, With Playbuzz CEO Shaul Olmert

Daniel Etcovitch | Posted 06.01.2015 | Technology
Daniel Etcovitch

Facebook recently launched a new service called Instant Articles, which allows publishers to create content that stays native to the social media platform, rather than requiring users to click through to the content publisher's website.

Strange State of Palestinian Conflict Could Produce Unexpected Results

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 07.03.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The Palestinian conflict is going through one of its strangest stages these days. So much is going against Palestine, yet so much is going for it.

To Be Trusted, Mofaz Should Begin Dismantling the Occupation

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 06.24.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The beginning of the end of occupation also requires telling Israelis that the settlement enterprise runs contrary to peace.

Mr. Abbas Should Awe the UN, Not Just Shock It

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 11.23.2011 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

All eyes are focused on the high drama that Mr. Abbas has created. He owes it to his people and to the people of Israel to not just create shock at the UN without an equal dose of awe.

Politics of Despair and Politics of Hope

Noah Efron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Noah Efron

Just as we awoke to find that peaceful crowds in Tunis had toppled Ben Ali, we almost awoke two years ago to find that a peace treaty had been signed between Israel and Palestine. We did not.

And if Not Now, When?

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Is Israel better off than it was two years ago? The answer is unequivocal -- no. Israel is more isolated in the international community and more threatened from all sides than perhaps ever before.

Ehud Olmert, Ex-Israeli PM, Suspect In Bribe Case Say Police

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who was driven from office last year while facing mounting corruption charges, has been identifie...

Former Head of AJC Says Israel Is Already an Apartheid State

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Israel has held on to the occupied territories for 43 years -- while denying any rights to the millions of Palestinians who live there. At one point does this situation become apartheid?

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's Brother Punches Reporter, Knocks Him Out

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The brother of former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has knocked an Israeli sports reporter unconscious. Basketball executive I...

Israel's Former PM Olmert Charged With Corruption

The Guardian | Rory McCarthy in Jerusalem | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israeli prosecutors charged the former prime minister Ehud Olmert with corruption today in three separate cases after months of high-profile investiga...

Former Israeli Prime Minister Olmert Indicted

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was indicted on corruption charges Sunday, becoming the first Israeli premier to go on trial and h...

Major American-Jewish Organizations may no Longer Back Turkey in Congress

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

American-Jewish organizations, which had for years supported Turkey's agenda on the Armenian Genocide in the U.S. Congress, were incensed by Turkish condemnations of Israel.

Al-Arabiya's Game Changing Interview with Barack Obama: A New Punctuation Point in US Foreign Policy

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Obama's interview has provided a new punctuation point in American foreign policy, and it is not "continuous" foreign policy at all. This is a new game and a very impressive new leader.

Israel May Retaliate Against Turkey by Recognizing the Armenian Genocide

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

Enraged by the abrasive tone of Turkey's condemnation of Israel's attack on Gaza, Israeli officials and Turkish analysts are now raising the possibility that Tel Aviv may retaliate.

White House: Reports Of Olmert-Bush Call Inaccurate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


Gazans in Peril

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

The human tragedy that has befallen Gaza's Palestinians -- Hamas supporters or not -- warrants every American to take cognizance because of its consequences for a durable Middle East peace.

It's Overtime for Hamas' Leaders and Time for Them to Go

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

As long as Hamas rules its Gaza roost with its iron fist, any hope for a two state solution is just not in the cards. Hamas plays with a crooked deck.

Is the Peace Process Irreversible?

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Lame-duck Palestinian, Israeli and US leaders are making serious effort these days to ensure that the Israeli-Palestinian peace process enters an irreversible track before they leave office.

Israel's Livni Calls On Olmert To Step Down

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni on Thursday called on the country's embattled prime minister to step down immediately in light ...

My Interview With Deborah Campbell: How Hezbollah's Triumph is Blowback for U.S. Policy

Omid Memarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Omid Memarian

Why after the Israel-Lebanon 34-day war two years ago, and particularly after the Doha accord in May, which restored Hezbollah to the Lebanese governm...

Israel's Diplomatic "JewJitsu"

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Israel has secretly accomplished more diplomatically in the past few months with its adversaries than anything that Condi Rice could have or would have brokered in years.