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  • Jordan’s King Abdullah II pays unannounced visit to West Bank

     
    REPORTING FROM RAMALLAH, WEST BANK -– Jordan’s King Abdullah II arrived Monday in the West Bank for an unannounced visit, his first in more than 10 years. Jordan’s foreign minister, Nasser Joudeh, spoke at a news conference in Ramallah...
  • Migron deal reached to move Israeli settlers from illegal outpost

     
    Migron settlement: The Israeli government said Monday it has reached an agreement to evacuate settlers from the illegally-built Migron settlement by 2015. But it remains to be seen whether the deal will be acceptable to the Supreme Court, which previously...
  • Israel court rejects deal postponing evacuation of Migron outpost

     
    In a case that is testing the balance of power between Israel’s democratic institutions, the Supreme Court on Sunday rejected a government plea to postpone by three years the deadline to evacuate an unauthorized Jewish settlement in the West Bank....
  • Britain's Globe caught in conflict over Israeli theater company

     
    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London is in the middle of a political skirmish as a group of British cultural figures are demanding that the company disinvite an Israeli theater organization from appearing at an upcoming festival....
  • Netanyahu seeks to save outpost homes from demolition

     
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday outlined a plan to save five houses in a West Bank outpost near Beit-El, despite the government's promise to the Supreme Court that it would remove the structures built illegally on lands claimed to be...
  • Israeli advisory panel defends legality of West Bank settlements

     
    Members of a government advisory panel said Monday they have recommended that Israel formally authorize dozens of West Bank settlements that were built without military permission, including some currently slated for demolition because they sit on private...
  • Israeli police evict residents from West Bank outpost of Migron

     
    The six-year legal battle over Migron came to an end Sunday as the flagship Jewish outpost in the West Bank quietly emptied of its residents, leaving security forces to deal with outside pro-settlement activists on the site throughout the morning and...
  • Two new settler outposts go up in West Bank, activists report

     
    Two new outposts of settlers have gone up in the West Bank in recent months, according to a report by the Israeli anti-settlement organization Peace Now. The organization noted that unlike the usual makeshift set-up of such outposts, these come complete...
  • International law is clear: Israeli settlements are illegal

    International law is clear: Israeli settlements are illegal
    Eric Rozenman's Dec. 11 Op-Ed article, " Israeli settlements are more than legitimate," is legal nonsense that disregards history. He is correct in his observation that Article 6 of the Mandate for Palestine permitted "close settlement by Jews on the...
  • Zionism is the problem

    Zionism is the problem
    It's hard to imagine now, but in 1944, six years after Kristallnacht, Lessing J. Rosenwald, president of the American Council for Judaism, felt comfortable equating the Zionist ideal of Jewish statehood with "the concept of a racial state -- the Hitlerian...
  • 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...