Feb 16 2015 - 10:50am Palestinians: Netanyahu visit to Hebron will raise tensions
February 16, 2015

Hamas and Fatah warned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday that a visit to the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron would “escalate” tensions.

Feb 16 2015 - 10:48am Indyk: Get ready for UNSC resolution proposed not by Palestinians, but int'l community
February 16, 2015

If a government emerges after the election that does not launch a diplomatic initiative or opposes a Palestinian state, Israel will likely face a UN Security Council resolution proposed by all permanent members designed to “lay out the principles of a two state solution,” Martin Indyk said Monday.

Feb 16 2015 - 10:46am Better Palestinian living standards vital for peace, Blair says
February 16, 2015

Any Israeli-Palestinian peace deal must lead to improved living conditions for Palestinians to prevent violence between the two from erupting again, Middle East peace envoy Tony Blair said on Sunday.

Feb 13 2015 - 9:54am Obama Is Pursuing Regime Change in Israel
February 13, 2015

Angered by Netanyahu’s invitation to address Congress, the White House is now quietly working to unsettle the prime minister before elections in Israel.

Feb 13 2015 - 9:52am Israel releases Palestinian schoolgirl, 14, from jail
February 13, 2015

Israeli authorities on Friday released 14-year-old Palestinian schoolgirl Malak al-Khatib after a two month prison sentence.

Feb 13 2015 - 9:51am IDF security assessment: The Palestinian Authority can collapse at any moment
February 13, 2015

Against this background, the army has told the government that at any given moment the Palestinian Authority can collapse.

Feb 12 2015 - 11:29am Report: Abbas, Peres nearly signed peace deal in 2011
February 12, 2015

President Mahmoud Abbas and former Israeli president Shimon Peres were on the verge of signing an initial peace agreement between Israel and the PLO in 2011 but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-moment retraction, Israeli media reported Thursday.

Feb 12 2015 - 11:28am Minister: Israeli tax freeze deprives PA of 70% of budget
February 12, 2015

Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Wednesday that Israel's freeze on Palestinian tax revenue was costing the Palestinian Authority 70 percent of its budget, a toll he said could not be sustained by any economy in the world.

Feb 12 2015 - 11:26am UN officials warns of further conflict in Gaza
February 12, 2015

A top UN official warned Thursday of another potential conflict in the Gaza Strip, urging Israel to lift its blockade and Palestinian political parties to end in-fighting to avoid further violence.

Feb 11 2015 - 10:23am EU planning to step up sanctions on Israeli settlements after election
February 11, 2015

The European Union is preparing new sanctions against Israeli settlements which are to be enacted following the national election, the Walla! News site reported Tuesday. The report came a day after it emerged that Israel is planning major expansion of several West Bank settlements.

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