Nov 25 2014 - 10:48am Israel Narrows Its Democracy
November 25, 2014

But in this time of high tensions and violence between Jews and Arabs, incited by competing claims to the sacred site in the heart of Jerusalem — called the Temple Mount by Jews and Noble Sanctuary by Muslims — any measure that claims a pre-eminent status for Jews can only add fuel to the fire.

Nov 25 2014 - 10:40am EU parliament postpones vote on recognition of Palestine
November 25, 2014

A senior Fatah official on Tuesday said that a European parliament vote to recognize Palestine as a state has been postponed due to an issue of wording.

Nov 25 2014 - 10:39am UN chief: Israelis, Palestinians must step back from the brink
November 25, 2014

UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged Israelis and Palestinians on Monday to "step back from the brink" and return to peace talks amid European moves toward recognizing Palestine.

Nov 24 2014 - 11:49am Israeli Cabinet moves to define Israel as Jewish
November 24, 2014

In a move likely to further inflame tensions with Israel's Arab citizens, the Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved a bill to legally define the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people.

Nov 24 2014 - 11:48am Israel’s bid to ‘Arafat-ise’ Mahmoud Abbas will fail
November 24, 2014

The dynamics between Israelis and Palestinians – each side hopelessly set in its ways and bereft of new ideas – increasingly seem like a tiresome rerun of an old horror flick. It’s not just the war in Gaza that feels like Groundhog Day. The script in East Jerusalem also seems uncannily familiar.​

Nov 24 2014 - 11:46am FM: UN resolution on Israel occupation postponed
November 24, 2014

The PLO has postponed submitting a draft resolution to the UN Security Council demanding an end to Israel's occupation, having already passed several target dates for the procedure over the past two months.

Nov 21 2014 - 11:29am Sissi: I’ve urged Netanyahu to resume peace talks
November 21, 2014

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Thursday he had urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in phone conversations to restart the peace process with the Palestinians.

Nov 21 2014 - 11:25am Dozens injured in West Bank clashes
November 21, 2014

Dozens of Palestinians were injured by Israeli forces during clashes in the occupied West Bank on Friday, witnesses said.

Nov 21 2014 - 11:22am JTA profiles ATFP’s “downsizing” and reorganization
November 21, 2014

The American Task Force on Palestine, a group known for working together with Jewish groups, is downsizing because of the faltering peace process.

Nov 20 2014 - 11:59am Israel to cooperate with U.N. Gaza war inquiry
November 20, 2014

Israel said on Thursday it would cooperate with a United Nations investigation into Israeli attacks on U.N. facilities during last summer's Gaza war and the use of U.N. sites by Palestinian militants to store weapons.

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