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  • So, Obama says Israel doesn’t know its own interests…

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 15, 2013 | 5:04 am

    The Israeli press – and some Americans – became apoplectic over a nugget of trivia exposed by the indefatigable and indispensable Jeffrey Goldberg: When informed about the Israeli decision to build in E1, "Obama, who has a famously contentious relationship with the prime minister,...

  • EU, Russia condemn Israeli settlement expansion plans

    December 21, 2012 | 8:17 am

    The European Union and Russia on Friday denounced Israel's plans to expand settlements in the occupied West Bank and urged Israelis and Palestinians to take "bold and concrete steps towards peace."

    Israeli officials said this week they would press on with plans to build 6,000...

  • Israel moves ahead with E1 settlement plans; EU summons envoy

    December 5, 2012 | 8:30 am

    Israel moved ahead with plans to build 3,000 settler homes in one of the most sensitive areas of the West Bank, as the European Union summoned Israel's envoy to add its voice to a storm of international protest.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday the...