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  • 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...
  • Israeli-Palestinian talks merit guarded pessimism

    Israeli-Palestinian talks merit guarded pessimism
    It's hardly an exaggeration to describe the long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that reconvened in Washington this week as the pre-nuptial ceremony for an arranged marriage between a reluctant couple who neither like nor trust each other much....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • UN chief arrives in Ramallah to aid Israeli-Palestinian negotiations

    UN chief arrives in Ramallah to aid Israeli-Palestinian negotiations
    RAMALLAH, West Bank – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived here Thursday in a bid to boost Palestinian-Israeli negotiations launched in Jerusalem the day before after three years of deadlock. Speaking at a news conference in...
  • 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...
  • Obama urges U.N. to seize opportunity for Israeli-Palestinian peace

    Obama urges U.N. to seize opportunity for Israeli-Palestinian peace
    President Obama pledged his administration's commitment to seeking peace in the Middle East during his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, declaring that Palestinians "have a right to live in dignity in their own state."...
  • Israel's settlement building up sharply in 2013, report says

    Israel's settlement building up sharply in 2013, report says
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli construction in West Bank settlements has increased dramatically in 2013, according to a new report. According to the report by Peace Now, an anti-settlement advocacy group, construction of Jewish settlements in the West Bank was up...
  • 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...
  • 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...