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US Secretary of State John Kerry hurtles into 2014 with a trip to the Middle East Wednesday, hoping to make this the year Israel and the Palestinians seal a long-elusive peace deal
The Israeli government accused the powerful Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah of being behind the rocket fire and threatened an even tougher response to any further attacks.
The Arab League held an emergency meeting on Saturday to discuss Palestinian-Israeli negotiations
Witnesses said the shooting happened when several young Palestinians who were hunting birds approached the security fence separating the territory from Israel and came under fire.
This is Abbas’s third visit to the Egyptian capital since July
The return to the homeland can be a tricky thing when you are Palestinian
The army said the soldier was shot by Lebanese troops as he was driving a civilian vehicle along a section of the border near Rosh HaNikra on the Mediterranean coast.
Some will be desalinated and distributed to Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians, while the rest will be transferred in four pipes to the parched Dead Sea, which would otherwise dry out by 2050.
Syndicate says journalists who visited Palestine last month did not violate general assembly measures forbidding normalisation with Israel
Rutte was to have inaugurated the scanner on the frontier with the Palestinian Islamist-ruled enclave, but the ceremony was put off because of the row.
Foreign Minister calls for all countries in the region to reassess their approach to security
Egyptian MFA says “the fence is being built on the Israeli side, and that is their business”
By: Fadi Elhusseini While analyses have abounded examining the details of the “secret” talks and evaluating the positions of the negotiating parties in the Middle East peace process, prominent Israeli writers have intensified their efforts, on “Israel’s imminent existential threat” with much fanfare. Despite the fact that such writers are not officially members of the …
An Apple spokesman confirmed the purchase but declined to say how much it spent. Israeli media said it was about $350 million.
“PM Netanyahu: What was achieved yesterday in Geneva is not a historic agreement but rather a historic mistake,”
Major powers resumed talks on a preliminary agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear programme with the US warning it would be “very hard” to clinch a breakthrough deal this week
Israel and Western powers suspect Iran’s uranium enrichment programme is part of a covert drive to acquire a nuclear weapons capability, an allegation Tehran vehemently denies.
Egyptian delegation from the Press Syndicate travel to Ramallah to show solidarity with Palestinian journalists
Shtayyeh held Israel “completely responsible for the failure of negotiations, because of the continuation and escalation of settlement building.”
Israel and the United States have been locked in a war of words over negotiations between world powers and Iran that could see sanctions relaxed in exchange for Tehran curbing or freezing parts of the disputed atomic programme.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy emphasises Egypt’s support for ongoing Israeli-Palestinian talks, condemns ongoing settlement activity
Chairman of Palestinian Liberation Organisation is in Egypt on a three-day visit
Arab nations seek unified stance on ridding the Middle East of WMDs
The possible Iran nuclear deal might not only tie Israel’s hand in any future military action against Iran, but it could also have an unexpected knock-on effect and stymie U.S.-brokered negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians
Netanyahu: Israel is not obliged by this agreement and Israel will do everything it needs to do to defend itself and the security of its people
With the scientific analysis purportedly showing how the Palestinian leader had died mysteriously, Palestinian officials called for an international inquiry to determine who was behind it
As the US top diplomat doubles down on efforts to bridge the gaps in the peace negotiations he will return to Jerusalem on Friday for a previously unscheduled breakfast meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
By Dr. Cesar Chelala A UNICEF report issued last March, “Children in Israeli Military Detention,” was sharply critical of Israel’s treatment of detained Palestinian children and youths. According to that report, 700 Palestinian children aged 12-17, most of them boys, are arrested and harshly interrogated by the Israeli military, police and security agents every year in …
By Daniel Nisman On 11 November, the ninth anniversary Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s death, an internet-mobilised protest campaign called “Tamarod” will kick off in the Gaza Strip. The group is based on Egypt’s Tamarod movement, which enabled the ousting of President Morsi, and similarly aims to topple the coastal strip’s ruling Islamist Hamas party. Since seizing …
Israel did not comment on the reports, but it has struck Syria in the past and warned it will continue to take action to prevent weapons from falling into the hands of Hezbollah