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  • Oslo Accords pioneer Ron Pundak dies

    1 week ago

    Ron Pundak, an Israeli historian who helped engineer the Oslo Accords, has died.

    Pundak, who died Friday of cancer at the age of 59, was an expert on Jordanian and Palestinian history who, through his contacts, began talks with Palestinian leaders in 1992 with the permission of...

  • As prisoner release fell through, Danon stood front and center

    By Jared Sichel

    3 weeks ago

    In recent months in Israel, one star in Israel’s ruling Likud Party has been making headlines for his outspoken demeanor and unapologetic one-liners.

    No, it’s not Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

    It’s one of Netanyahu’s main political rivals — Deputy Defense Minister Danny...

  • Letter to the Editor: Marijuana, Persians and the Oslo Accord

    October 9, 2013 | 4:04 pm

    More on Marijuana

    It can be seen by the article “Light-Up Nation” (Oct. 4) that medical marijuana is truly a science and has medical and emotional benefits. My hope is that funds will be allocated in the near future so that more research and clinical trials can be done. Why is it...

  • Livni: Next round of peace talks in Israel

    August 6, 2013 | 9:48 am

    The next round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks will be held in Israel next week, according to Tzipi Livni, Israel’s chief negotiator.

    Livni, the country’s justice minister, told Israel’s Channel 10 over the weekend that the negotiations, scheduled to last about nine months,...

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  • Israel’s Foreign Ministry: Oslo Accords could be canceled over Palestinians’ U.N. bid

    November 14, 2012 | 11:36 am

    A document being circulated by Israel's Foreign Ministry instructs its envoys to warn their host governments that the Oslo Accords could be canceled over the Palestinian Authority's attempt to upgrade its status at the United Nations.

    The document, which says the possible upgrade...

  • November 14, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 13, 2012 | 11:10 pm

    In-depth

    “Palestine” Does Not Qualify as a “State”

    Rick Richman of Commentary argues that Mahmoud Abbas' statehood bid is unfeasible, as the Palestinians do not meet the international requreiments for a state.   

    “Palestine” lacks a “government.” It is ruled half by a...

  • Brother of Rabin’s killer: We would do it again, only earlier

    September 28, 2012 | 10:42 am

    Hagai Amir, a co-conspirator in the 1995 murder of Yitzhak Rabin, has said that in hindsight he would have helped to assassinate the late Israeli premier at an earlier date.

    Hagai Amir, the brother of Rabin assassin Yigal Amir, wrote on his Facebook page that he and his brother...

  • Abbas proposes canceling Oslo Accords

    September 19, 2012 | 9:24 am

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas reportedly has proposed canceling the Oslo Accords with Israel.

    Abbas made the proposal at the beginning of the week at a meeting of Palestinian leadership, the Frency news agency AFP reported, citing a senior member of the Palestine...

  • June 29, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 29, 2012 | 4:28 am

    In-depth
    Forging a peace plan for Syria

    In an opinion piece for the Washington Post, Kofi Annan calls on the world to intervene with both sides in the Syria conflict

    There is no substitute for the hard work of helping the Syrians forge their own political future, in full respect of...

  • Peres: Oslo Accords still hold

    July 26, 2011 | 10:19 am

    Israel denied a report that it may declare void the Oslo Accords with the Palestinians.

    President Shimon Peres, one of the architects of the 1993 interim peace accords, said Tuesday that he “checked out” a Haaretz report that the Netanyahu government might call off the accords...

  • Israel eyes end of Oslo Accords

    July 25, 2011 | 2:57 pm

    Israel reportedly is considering calling off the Oslo Accords in response to the unilateral statehood drive by the Palestinians.

    With Palestinians gearing up to seek U.N. support in September for their claim on sovereignty in all of the West Bank, eastern Jerusalem and the Gaza...

  • Israel canceled residency status of thousands of Palestinians

    May 11, 2011 | 8:09 am

    Israel canceled the residency status of 140,000 Palestinians, allegedly without warning, the daily Haaretz reported.

    A document obtained by Haaretz, following a request filed under the Freedom of Information Law by a human rights organization, shows that the residency status of...

  • Have the Lessons of Oslo Been Forgotten?

    By Morton A. Klein

    August 21, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When the Oslo accords collapsed three years ago with the Palestinian Arabs' launching of mass violence against Israel, numerous American Jewish leaders publicly admitted that they had been wrong all along about Oslo -- wrong to believe the Palestinian Arabs wanted peace, wrong to...

  • There Is No ‘Occupation’

    By Morton A. Klein

    May 16, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Arab spokesmen regularly complain about what they call "the Israeli occupation" of the Judea-Samaria-Gaza territories. But the truth is that there is no such "Israeli occupation."

    To begin with, nearly all Palestinian Arabs currently live under Yasser Arafat's rule, not Israel's....

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