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  • Disagreements behind them, Obama and Netanyahu get down to business

    2 weeks ago

    It took agreeing to set aside differences on Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process for President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to get down to business on other issues afflicting the region, including the threat of Islamist extremism and the...

  • Gallup poll: Growing number of Palestinians believe in ‘armed struggle’ against Israel

    2 weeks ago

    Nearly one-third of Palestinians believe in “armed struggle and military solutions” to the conflict with Israel, an increase from two years ago.

    The percentage of Palestinians who said they believe in the violent means rose to 32 percent from 25 percent in 2013, according to a ...

  • Is Mahmoud Abbas to blame for Jerusalem synagogue attack?

    November 19, 2014 | 2:37 pm

    After a gruesome attack by two Palestinian cousins left four dead at a Jerusalem synagogue, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu singled out one person for blame: Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas.

    In a statement issued by his office, Abbas denounced the...

  • Crunch time for Gaza truce talks as death toll passes 800

    July 25, 2014 | 10:23 am

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regional leaders to nail down a Gaza cease-fire on Friday as the civilian death toll soared, and further violence flared between Israelis and Palestinians in the West Bank and Jerusalem.

    Mediators hope any truce in the Gaza Strip can...

  • Jewish leaders urge Netanyahu to work with Obama on peace

    April 4, 2013 | 5:52 am

    More than one hundred U.S. Jewish leaders urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to make clear "Israel’s readiness to make painful territorial sacrifices for the sake of peace."

    "We believe that this is a compelling moment for you and your new government to respond to...

  • A Relative Peace for Those in Tunisia

    By Janine Zacharia

    April 8, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Throughout much of the Arab world and Europe, three and a half years of intensive Israeli-Palestinian violence has deepened anti-Israeli and even anti-Semitic sentiment among populations, recent polls have shown. But in Tunisia, home to one of the last significant Jewish populations...

  • It Only Gets Worse

    By Thomas Friedman

    May 24, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The long-awaited Mitchell commission report about Israeli-Palestinian violence was released yesterday, and now there is a debate over what to do with its recommendations. I have a suggestion. It's kind of a two-for-one deal. Take all the Mitchell reports, make a big pile out of them,...