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Tzipi Livni

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  • Slaying of Palestinian teen stokes fear of new intifada

    The apparent kidnapping and killing of a Palestinian teenager Wednesday triggered some of the worst violence Jerusalem has seen in years, stoking fear of a new intifada and prompting calls from both sides for restraint. There was speculation that the...
  • Palestinian President Abbas demands release of missing Israeli teens

    As Israel’s campaign to locate three Jewish teenagers missing and believed abducted in the West Bank entered its sixth day, support came Wednesday from an unexpected direction with strong comments from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas....
  • Pressure for ceasefire grows in Gaza conflict

    Pressure for ceasefire grows in Gaza conflict
    Palestinian militants resumed rocket attacks on Tel Aviv on Monday after a 24-hour lull in strikes on the Israeli commercial capital, and Israel kept up its air and naval bombardments of the Gaza Strip despite growing pressure for a ceasefire. The...
  • Israel's Netanyahu orders ministers to halt ties with Palestinians

    JERUSALEM — Relations between Israeli and Palestinian leaders continued a downward spiral Wednesday with a new Israeli directive to its ministers to halt cooperation with their Palestinian counterparts. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered...
  • Ex-Israeli leader Ehud Olmert sentenced to 6 years for bribe-taking

    One of Israel’s highest-profile court cases ended Tuesday with a scathing critique of public corruption, harsh jail sentences and a former prime minister sent to prison, effectively ending Ehud Olmert's decades-long political career. Olmert was...
  • 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,...
  • Israel shelves prisoner release as Mideast talks stall

    Israel shelves prisoner release as Mideast talks stall
    JERUSALEM — Mideast peace talks remained in deep crisis Thursday as Israel froze plans to release Palestinian prisoners and officials threatened sanctions after the Palestinian Authority’s request to join multiple international conventions....
  • 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...
  • After 'soap opera' search, Bank of Israel gets a governor

    JERUSALEM — An awkward four-month saga came to an end Sunday with the appointment of Karnit Flug as the new governor of the Bank of Israel, the first woman ever chosen for the position. Many regarded Flug, the bank's deputy governor, as the...
  • For help on Iran, Netanyahu must look to West Bank

    Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is very upset with the P5+1 countries — the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany — for agreeing, in principle, to the idea that Iran could be granted temporary...
  • Kerry leaves for Geneva; Netanyahu talks tough on Iran

    Kerry leaves for Geneva; Netanyahu talks tough on Iran
    JERUSALEM -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry's latest Mideast visit appeared to end in discord for Israel on the twin issues on the agenda, Israeli-Palestinian talks and Iran's nuclear program. As Kerry left Israel for Geneva to help in...