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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Monday 29 June 2009
Tuesday 23 June 2009
The following is a transcript of part of an interview that Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu gave to NBC's David Gregory on the channel's 'Meet the Press' programme on Sunday:
Monday 15 June 2009
Sunday 14 June 2009
There is growing expectation that Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, may soon endorse the two-state solution. His speech tonight outlining his government's approach to Middle East peace affords him an opportunity he should not miss. No doubt some will laud any change in his opposition to the two-state solution as a "breakthrough". But what does a genuine endorsement of it entail?
Friday 17 April 2009
President Shimon Peres rejected speculation Israel might attack Iran to stop it making nuclear weapons and said US-led diplomacy was the solution.
Friday 03 April 2009
Thursday 19 February 2009
Benjamin Netanyahu's chances of becoming Israel's prime minister improved today after he won the conditional backing of a kingpin politician who heads a far-right party.
Thursday 12 February 2009
Wednesday 11 February 2009
Sunday 08 February 2009
Tuesday 28 October 2008
Tzipi Livni's Kadima party could beat the right-wing opposition in a new parliamentary election, according to two newspaper surveys published yesterday.
Thursday 31 July 2008
Ehud Olmert finally bowed to the steadily mounting pressure arising from corruption and fraud allegations against him last night by announcing his resignation after his party chooses a new leader in just over six weeks.
Tuesday 24 June 2008
Israel's Labour Party yesterday took a first step towards backing a bill to dissolve parliament in a move designed to increase the pressure on Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to resign in response to corruption allegations.
Thursday 29 May 2008
The Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's most powerful coalition partner has called on him to step aside in the face of widespread anger at allegations that he had repeatedly received envelopes stuffed with cash from a US businessman.
Wednesday 28 May 2008
Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak called today for Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to step aside over corruption allegations or face a collapse of his coalition that would disrupt peace talks with the Palestinians.
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