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Sarkozy To Netanyahu: Fire Avigdor Lieberman

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — French president Nicolas Sarkozy urged the Israeli prime minister to fire his foreign minister _ a hard-liner whose party tried to f...

Mubarak Stresses Egypt's Peace Role in the Arab World

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has positioned himself -- and Egypt's diplomatic initiatives -- at the head of the Arab camp's efforts to bring peace to the region.

Israstine or Israel and Palestine: Tweeters Want to Know!

Patricia DeGennaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patricia DeGennaro

It is time for the Israeli leadership to grasp this opportunity. They can continue to argue over who is worse than whom or they can start moving one step at a time toward a greater Middle East peace.

Mubarak Op-Ed: Egyptian President On Obama's Speech, Mideast Peace

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Barack Obama's seminal address in Cairo marked a turning point in America's relations with the Muslim world. His message was clear and incon...

Bill Clinton: Netanyahu Speech Is Just Opening Act

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UNITED NATIONS — Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said Monday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's tough terms for a Palestinian p...

Netanyahu Speech May Endorse Palestinian State: AP

AP | STEVEN GUTKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will attempt to narrow a growing divide with the Obama administration when he delivers a m...

Israeli Sanctions On US Proposed By Likud Minister Yossi Peled

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a sign of growing concern in Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's government over US President Barack Obama's Middle East policies, Minister-without...

Israel East Jerusalem Expansion Angers US Officials

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel plans to build a 200-room hotel next to the Old City of Jerusalem, the Interior Ministry announced Tuesday, drawing a mild pr...

Netanyahu Calls On Arabs To Normalize Ties, Promises "Concrete" Steps For Peace

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday urged Arab countries to make immediate moves toward normalizing ties with Isr...

Kadima 'Shadow Government' Formed Under Livni

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Kadima leader Tzipi Livni finally formed a "government" on Monday, seven months after failing to build a real coalition when she had the opportunity t...

Israel Refuses To Halt West Bank Settlements

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has rejected a call by the French president to halt settlement activity in the occupied West Bank. ...

The Potential Romance Between Obama and Netanyahu

Yoav Sivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoav Sivan

Obama and Netanyahu's meeting, in fact, was more than a diplomatic obligation between the leaders of two allied nations that have just assumed office. It was a matter of symbiotic political need.

Netanyahu: Jerusalem Will Not Be Divided

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted Thursday that all of Jerusalem will always remain under Israeli sovereignty, taki...

'Obama Plan' For Mideast Causing Much Regional Anticipation

Christian Science Monitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Middle East has been abuzz in anticipation of the peace plan US President Barack Obama is expected to unveil in Cairo next month. ...

Hamas: Obama Remarks 'Intended To Deceive The International Community'

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hamas reacted with pessimism on Tuesday to the meeting between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama, saying that while the ...

Netanyahu: Master Maneuverer

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Zogby

In the days leading up to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's first visit to Washington, a mini-drama, of sorts, has been playing out.

Netanyahu To Pope: 'Sound Your Moral Voice Against The Iranian Threat'

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday asked Pope Benedict XVI to condemn the anti-Semitic declarations of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadineja...

Obama, Mideast Leaders Meeting Schedule

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The White House is announcing dates for visits this month by the leaders of Israel, Egypt and the Palestinian authority, part of Pr...

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 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 ...

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. ...

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...