Topic: Benjamin Netanyahu
Market reforms and a high-tech push have boosted business in Israel, reducing the role of government.
03/14/2010 01:10 am
Underscoring tensions over the Israel settlement issue, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton strongly criticized an ill-timed announcement of 1,600 new housing units in a call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
03/12/2010 06:07 pm
Israel is America's closest friend, US Vice President Joe Biden said in an emotional speech at Tel Aviv University today. But he also said sometimes it takes a friend to deliver the hardest truth – that the status quo is untenable.
03/11/2010 01:07 pm
Terrorism & Security Mahmoud Abbas: Israel-Palestinian peace talks off unless new settlements canceled
PA President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday that Israel-Palestinian peace talks are off unless Israel cancels 1,600 newly planned homes for East Jerusalem. US Vice President Biden encouraged talks to go forward.
03/11/2010 08:48 am
Commentators have called Israel's announcement of new settlement construction in East Jerusalem during Vice President Joe Biden's visit a humiliation. But the Palestinian leadership still appears willing to give talks a chance.
03/10/2010 06:42 pm
US Vice President Joe Biden visited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah Wednesday and warned that fresh Israeli settlement construction is undermining confidence in the peace process.
03/10/2010 02:03 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/09
As US Vice President Joe Biden prepares to meet Palestinians tomorrow, the Interior Ministry announced 1,600 new housing units in an Israeli settlement today. The move could disrupt a newly agreed restart of Israeli-Palestinian talks.
03/09/2010 03:09 pm
All we Palestinians want is a life free from racial discrimination. We could use a little support from Obama.
03/09/2010 11:59 am
Tehran urged China not to bend to US pressure for new Iran sanctions, which Vice President Joe Biden strongly supported in meetings with top Israel leaders today.
03/09/2010 11:49 am