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  • U.N. chief demands Israel scrap East Jerusalem settlement plan

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Israel on Monday to scrap plans to expand settlements in East Jerusalem, which Palestinians want as the capital of a future state, and urged both sides to return rapidly to peace talks....
  • Mark L. Goldstein: Middle East peace requires Palestinian compromises

    Mark L. Goldstein: Middle East peace requires Palestinian compromises
    In his recent Your View, professor Gary Olson parrots a laundry list criticizing Israel's settlement policy. His use of vitriolic rhetoric intends to portray Israelis as insincere in their negotiations toward a two-state solution. Using such words as...
  • Amid differences, Israel's Netanyahu to seek reassurances from Obama on Iran

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu meet for a new round in their often-tense relationship on Wednesday, facing differences over Iran diplomacy and Middle East peace efforts as well as complications from the U.S.-...
  • Given the unpalatable options, Iran nuclear talks may be extended

    Given the unpalatable options, Iran nuclear talks may be extended
    Negotiations for a nuclear deal with Iran may be extended if an agreement can’t be reached by the Nov. 24 deadline, a senior Iranian official said Friday, offering the strongest signal yet that Tehran and world powers may prefer a continuation of...
  • Gaza aid conference may fall short of $4 billion sought by Palestinians: U.S. officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior U.S. officials voiced doubts on Friday that an international donors conference to be held in Cairo this weekend will meet the Palestinians' full request for $4 billion in aid pledges to rebuild the Gaza Strip after it was...
  • Bank of Israel open to rate cut, unconventional tools

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bank of Israel Governor Karnit Flug voiced openness on Friday to reducing interest rates further or using other unconventional policy tools to boost inflation back to the target range. In an interview with Reuters television, she...
  • Is the French Revolution our new model?

    At the end of the 18th century, there were two great Western revolutions -- the American and the French. Americans opted for the freedom of the individual, and divinely endowed absolute rights and values. A quite different French version sought...
  • PLO says global public opinion backs recognizing Palestine

    RAMALLAH (Reuters) - A senior Palestinian official said on Thursday that European moves toward recognizing an independent Palestine would bring them in line with global public opinion, ahead of a symbolic British parliament debate on the issue set for...
  • Palestinian PM convenes first unity government meeting in Gaza

    GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian technocrat prime minister Rami Hamdallah arrived in the Hamas-dominated Gaza Strip on Thursday and convened the first meeting of a unity government there since a brief civil war in 2007 between Hamas and forces loyal to the...
  • Israeli high-tech entrepreneur turns his focus to politics

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Erel Margalit has packed a lot in, from frontline combat in Lebanon to a PhD in philosophy at Columbia University, advising Jerusalem's former mayor and launching a billion dollar venture capital firm. Now his focus is politics,...
  • Palestinian Cabinet officials hold 'historic' unity meeting in Gaza

    For the first time since 2007, Palestinian Authority officials traveled Thursday from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip. Describing the day as "historic," Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah held a first meeting of the new unity government...