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Israeli Settlements

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  • Israel's policy of erasure

    The revelation last week that Israel wanted to plan for 20,000 new settlement housing units received the usual outraged responses from around the world. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, mindful of a backlash in the midst of the Iran nuclear...
  • Death of former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon met with tears and cheers

    JERUSALEM -- The death of former Israeli prime minister and military leader Ariel Sharon was met with emotional responses Saturday in Israel and the Palestinian territories; in some quarters eliciting cries of sorrow, in others, tears of joy. “...
  • Israeli settlement expansion plans set off diplomatic row

    JERUSALEM -- The foreign minister of Israel summoned the ambassadors of four European nations Friday to complain about what Israel sees as their countries' pro-Palestinian bias.  The rebuke by Avigdor Lieberman came the day after those same European...
  • Many visions, little accord on Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

    Many visions, little accord on Israeli-Palestinian peace talks
    TEL AVIV -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu laid out clashing visions of a two-state solution here Tuesday during an Israeli security conference. In a taped interview broadcast at the...
  • Scarlett Johansson Stepping Down as Oxfam Ambassador

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Scarlett Johansson is ending her relationship with a humanitarian group after being criticized over her support for an Israeli company that operates in the West Bank. A statement released by Johansson's spokesman Wednesday said the...
  • Israel publishes new list of Palestinian prisoners to be released

    Israel publishes new list of Palestinian prisoners to be released
    JERUSALEM -- Amid political and public debate, Israel approved the latest list of Palestinian prisoners it plans to release from jail this week, the government said Saturday night. It would be the third such group released in recent months. As part of...
  • The Middle East mess isn't about Israeli settlements

    In an interview with Charles Gati in Politico Magazine, Zbigniew Brzezinski, who served as national security adviser to Jimmy Carter, proves once again that he is a man of profound religious faith. He worships at the Church of Linkage, which holds that...
  • Two Palestinian peace negotiators reportedly resign in frustration

    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Peace negotiators Saeb Erekat and Mohammed Shtayyeh have submitted their written resignations to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, a member of the Palestine Liberation Organization's executive committee said Wednesday....
  • New Israeli settlement plans add to diplomatic tension

    JERUSALEM -- New plans for Israeli settlements in the West Bank are adding fresh tension to the country's already stressed relations with the U.S. and the Palestinians. The announcement Tuesday of long-term development plans that would add 20,000...
  • Kerry warns of violence if Israeli-Palestinian peace talks fail

    JERUSALEM -- On a mission to keep the troubled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks on track, Secretary of State John F. Kerry continued his round of meetings with Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian leaders Thursday. Between sessions with Israeli Prime...
  • Poll: Palestinians pessimistic about peace negotiations with Israel

    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- More than two-thirds of the Palestinians surveyed in a new poll are convinced that recently restarted peace negotiations with Israel, which were orchestrated by the United States, aren’t going to succeed. The results of...