Currently into his 10th round of shuttle diplomacy, the United States Secretary of State knows the process demands very particular skills
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Tuesday 31 December 2013
Prisoners receive heroes' welcomes on their return to the West Bank and Gaza with officials and jubilant relatives lining up to greet them
Tuesday 17 December 2013
John Laird, the Ulster Unionist peer caught in a newspaper sting, is going to have to manage without free car parking and access to Parliament’s subsidised bars and dining rooms for four months, after the Lords Privileges Committee found that he had “demonstrated a clear willingness” to use his position for financial gain. Brian Mackenzie, former Durham Chief Constable and a Labour peer, has also been suspended – in his case, for six months.
Friday 13 December 2013
A rare snowstorm has blanketed Jerusalem, forcing a lockdown with police blocking access to and from the city.
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says blueprints were drawn up without his approval
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu stalls on calls to aid Palestinian suicide bombings victims' families as they sue Bank of China
Tuesday 12 November 2013
Lawyers want leader to grant permission for former agent to testify
Monday 11 November 2013
Hard-line Israeli politician Avigdor Lieberman, one of Israel's most powerful and polarizing figures, was reappointed as the country's foreign minister Monday after being cleared of all charges in a long-running corruption case.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemns 'deal of the century' for Iran over nuclear treaty
Friday 08 November 2013
Leader says Israel may use military force to stop Iran from attaining nuclear weaponry
Tuesday 05 November 2013
Move to demoliish hundreds of Arab apartments ‘destroying every chance of peace’, says Fatah
Tuesday 01 October 2013
The Likudists suddenly find that the whole world wants peace in the Middle East rather than war
Sunday 29 September 2013
Dual nationality Belgian-Iranian businessman Ali Mansouri accused of receiving $1m fee to spy on Israeli and Western targets
Sunday 29 September 2013
The US is being torn between the old alliance with Israel and a conversation with Iran
Israeli Supreme Court revokes internment law that has seen 2,000 African migrants imprisoned without charge
Monday 16 September 2013
The Israeli Supreme Court has struck down a law that allowed authorities to imprison African migrants without charge for up to three years.
Monday 26 August 2013
Palestinian leaders have accused Israel of dealing a “direct blow” to peace efforts after Israeli municipal authorities in Jerusalem decided to allocate more than £11m for the expansion of a settlement in East Jerusalem, which Palestinians see as their future capital.
Tuesday 13 August 2013
In a campaign to improve its image abroad, the Israeli government plans to provide scholarships to hundreds of students at its seven universities in exchange for their making pro-Israel Facebook posts and tweets to foreign audiences.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Israel could be about to embark on a major building project in West Bank settlements, just a day after the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, announced that peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians were back on track.
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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