Mar 23 2015 - 10:49am From refugee camp to dormitory: The Palestinian boys at Eton
March 23, 2015

Middle East refugees are gaining access to the best in education and the traditional upper echelons of British society, thanks to the Cogito Scholarship Foundation. But the boys at Eton College are also giving back.

Mar 23 2015 - 10:46am Joint List head vows to fight for Arabs’ rights
March 23, 2015

Joint List head Ayman Odeh pledged on Sunday that he would struggle in the coming Knesset against the security barrier, investment in the settlements and the removal of Palestinians from their land.

Mar 23 2015 - 10:45am Israel's Netanyahu appears poised to build coalition
March 23, 2015

Israel's prime minister has secured a majority of backers in the new parliament and will now be tasked with forming the next government.

Mar 20 2015 - 10:39am The Specter of an Arab Israel
March 20, 2015

Because it raises the prospect not only of increased political power for the Palestinian citizens of Israel, but also the long-term potential of political power of those currently denied access to the ballot box.

Mar 20 2015 - 10:38am In Netanyahu call, Obama says US reassessing peace approach
March 20, 2015

Amid new tensions between two allies, President Barack Obama on Thursday told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the U.S. is reassessing its approach to Israeli-Palestinian peace in light of Netanyahu's pre-election comments rejecting the establishment of a Palestinian state.

Mar 20 2015 - 10:37am Israel’s Netanyahu Reopens Door to Palestinian State, but White House Is Unimpressed
March 20, 2015

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel on Thursday tried to backtrack from his pre-election declaration that no Palestinian state would be established on his watch, but his new assertions appeared to do nothing to assuage an infuriated Obama administration.

Mar 19 2015 - 10:59am Palestinian Leaders See Validation of Their Statehood Effort
March 19, 2015

But when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said precisely that in the heat of the recent election campaign, it seemed to have the opposite effect, validating the unilateral approach the Palestinians have decided to follow.

Mar 19 2015 - 10:57am Netanyahu poised for governing coalition after final vote tally
March 19, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is poised to lead a heavily right-leaning coalition government with control of 67 of parliament's 120 seats, according to final election results released on Thursday.

Mar 19 2015 - 10:57am Israel's tragic election
March 19, 2015

The real story is not the reelection of the "bad, old Netanyahu," but rather, it would certainly seem, the election of a far worse "new Netanyahu."

Mar 17 2015 - 9:46am Now interested in vote, Palestinians divided over who to root for
March 17, 2015

In the past 48 hours, the Palestinian public has become interested in the Israeli elections. Perhaps the possibility of a revolution has shaken everyone out of their complacency.

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