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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Wednesday 18 April 2012
Abbas letter calling on Netanyahu to end settlement expansion exposes leadership split
Monday 09 April 2012
Israel has declared the German Nobel laureate, Gunther Grass, "persona non grata" following the publication of his poem suggesting that the Jewish State poses a greater threat to world peace than Iran.
Monday 26 March 2012
Israel's Supreme Court has demanded that Jewish settlers evacuate an illegal West Bank outpost by 1 August, rejecting a government-backed deal that would have allowed them to remain there for another three years.
Saturday 24 March 2012
Buoyed by a home win, Jewish fans of football club Beitar Jerusalem this week rampaged through a nearby shopping centre following an evening match, attacking Arab workers and shoppers in one of the worst racial brawls seen in the city in recent years.
Monday 05 March 2012
Monday 05 March 2012
But US President refuses to rule out military action to stop Tehran getting nuclear weapons. Donald Macintyre reports from Jerusalem
Thursday 23 February 2012
There are currently 60,000 exemptions from service a year–for religious study
Thursday 16 February 2012
Seven children and a teacher have been killed when a truck lost control in rainy weather and crashed into a Palestinian school bus.
Wednesday 15 February 2012
Tuesday 14 February 2012
Tehran rejects Netanyahu's 'lies' after diplomats in India and Georgia targeted
Wednesday 25 January 2012
The Ayatollah ordered the entire nuclear project to be closed down because it was the work of the devil
Tuesday 17 January 2012
Described once by an American magazine editor as a "neo-fascist" and a "certified gangster", Israel's firebrand Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman is no stranger to controversy. It has not stopped him from building up a devoted following that has propelled his party to the forefront of Israeli politics.
Monday 19 December 2011
Political and religious leaders have been speaking out against ultra-Orthodox Jewish men trying to shunt Israeli women to the back of the bus.
Friday 09 December 2011
Israel is to release a second batch of Palestinian prisoners this month as part of an exchange deal for the recently freed Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, but may largely exclude political prisoners from the swap.
Saturday 12 November 2011
Britain is heading for a potential rift with Israel over plans for draconian legislation designed to curb foreign funding of human rights and civil society organisations that sometimes criticise government policy.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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