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Tzipi Livni

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  • Israel's Netanyahu asks for 'clear mandate' in early election

    Israel's Netanyahu asks for 'clear mandate' in early election
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appealed on Wednesday for a "clear mandate" from voters in the early election he called, with opinion polls showing the right-wing leader on track for a fourth term. A day after Netanyahu fired centrist...
  • Israel strips residence rights for widow of synagogue attacker

    Israel strips residence rights for widow of synagogue attacker
    A week after Ghassan Abu Jamal took part in an attack that killed five Israelis in a Jerusalem synagogue, Israeli officials announced Wednesday that his widow will be stripped of the permit allowing her residence in Jerusalem and that she'll be returned...
  • Vandals target Israeli school that brings together Arabs, Jews

    Vandals target Israeli school that brings together Arabs, Jews
    With relations between Jews and Arabs increasingly strained by the recent chain of violence and contentious legislation, the latest victims of hostility are the few trying to coexist in Jerusalem, where vandals set fire to a Jewish-Arab school in the city...
  • Israel's Knesset votes to disband, agrees to hold elections March 17

    Israel's Knesset votes to disband, agrees to hold elections March 17
    Israel’s parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold early elections after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two top ministers, unraveling his governing coalition after 20 months in office. The bill to disband the Knesset passed the...
  • Jerusalem remains tense as Netanyahu calls for restraint

    Rainy days in Jerusalem haven’t doused the heightened emotions that continue to flare around the contested city, where the Temple Mount has been reopened to visitors but restrictions remain imposed on Muslim worship and leaders strain to keep a...
  • Israel deploys more police after Palestinian rams van into crowd

    Israel deploys more police after Palestinian rams van into crowd
    In a fresh outbreak of violence in Jerusalem, one person was killed and at least a dozen others were injured Wednesday when a Palestinian man rammed his vehicle into pedestrians at a light-rail stop. According to witnesses, the driver of a white van...
  • Israel announces plans for new construction on disputed land

    Israel announces plans for new construction on disputed land
    After breaking for a turbulent summer, Israel’s parliament reconvened Monday for what looks to be a stormy autumn session against the backdrop of tensions with the United States and Palestinians, exacerbated by new plans for construction on disputed...
  • U.S. should not be a silent partner to Israeli settlement expansion

     U.S. should not be a silent partner to Israeli settlement expansion
    Last weekend's Israeli government announcement that it plans to seize almost 1,000 acres near Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank for the purpose of building yet another massive Jewish settlement should be the straw that breaks the camel's back in...
  • Israeli leaders offer conflicting views of what's next

    Israeli leaders offer conflicting views of what's next
    Israeli leaders are presenting conflicting views of the country's future amid the stalled peace talks with Palestinians, reflecting sharp differences within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's governing coalition. Several government ministers have...
  • Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike; Israel debates force-feeding

    Israeli authorities hospitalized 40 Palestinian detainees Tuesday who were taking part in a weeks-long hunger strike, according to media and prison service officials. The Palestinians are part of a larger group of prisoners who have refused food for...
  • Israeli peace envoy under fire for meeting with Palestinian leader

    Israeli peace envoy under fire for meeting with Palestinian leader
    Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni is taking heat for meeting last week with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, with Israeli politicians on both the right and left calling for her resignation. Livni, Israel's chief negotiator with the Palestinians,...