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  • Obama says time ripe for Mideast peace accord

    Obama says time ripe for Mideast peace accord
    President Obama began a new effort Wednesday to coax Israelis and Palestinians toward peace, telling Middle East leaders on the eve of renewed negotiations that with sustained American help, a comprehensive deal can be sealed within a year. Obama, who...
  • Yitzhak Shamir dies at 96; former Israeli prime minister

    Yitzhak Shamir dies at 96; former Israeli prime minister
    JERUSALEM — Yitzhak Shamir, the onetime underground Jewish fighter and long-serving Israeli prime minister whose unyielding belief in the right of Jews to all of the biblical Land of Israel often exasperated U.S. policymakers, has died. He was 96....
  • Syria rebels say they're preparing for war

    Syria rebels say they're preparing for war
    QUSAIR, Syria — Sitting on a tennis court at a summer villa in the Syrian countryside, 22 would-be rebel fighters watched as a young man took apart and reassembled a machine gun he had picked from a small spread of arms on a plastic lawn table....
  • SUDAN: Referendum might mark birth of a new nation, though fear of violence looms

     
    Southern Sudanese are widely expected to vote for independence — splitting the largest country in Africa and the Arab world in two — in a referendum on Sunday. Secession would mark the beginning of a complicated process of creating a......
  • WEST BANK: Russian president’s visit boosts Palestinian morale

     
    Palestinians received a badly needed morale boost on Tuesday from the leader of a superpower, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. At a time when Palestinian morale was very low with the stalemate in the peace process and a feeling of abandonment......
  • WEST BANK: Leaks from peace talks don't show Palestinians making shocking concessions

     
    If there’s a lesson from Sunday's leak of alleged meeting minutes from 2008 Mideast peace talks involving Palestinian, Israeli and U.S. officials and from the previous WikiLeaks dump of U.S. diplomatic cables, perhaps it's this: Governments needn't be...
  • WEST BANK: More document leaks show U.S. pressure, Palestinian frustrations

     
    Al Jazeera's latest leak of hundreds of secret Palestinian negotiating papers is providing the kind of fly-on-the-wall insights to Mideast peace talks that usually only emerge many years later in the autobiographies of politicians and diplomats. Though...
  • EGYPT: Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu watching unrest with 'vigilance and worry'

     
    Breaking official silence over the escalating unrest in neighboring Egypt, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he was monitoring events with "vigilance and worry" and feared radical Islamists could take advantage of any leadership...
  • EGYPT AND ISRAEL: Israel approves first Egyptian military deployment in Sinai since 1979

     
    Responding to a request from Egypt, Israel has approved the deployment of Egyptian troops in Sinai amid civil unrest in Egypt. According to news reports, two battalions -- about 800 soldiers -- are headed for the resort of Sharm el......
  • ISRAEL: Is the U.S. attitude to Egypt a message?

     
    The U.S. position on Egypt has taken Israel by surprise and left people wondering what the Americans are doing and what this means for other allies in the region, including Israel. When the administration first urged Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak......
  • ISRAEL: Egypt backlash, the view from next door

     
    Leaders, media, academics and arm-chair politicians (basically most Israelis) continue to monitor the upheaval rocking its big neighbor, just one door down. If there's a theme de jour, it seems to be "careful what you wish for." Monday, during a......