Topic: Israeli Politics
Iran state media reported Tuesday that a nuclear physicist and 'staunch supporter' of the Islamic Revolution was assassinated in Tehran near his home.
01/12/2010 07:48 am
Israel says the wall, a $270 million project unveiled Sunday aimed at stemming immigration from Africa, will ensure its Jewish and democratic character.
01/11/2010 02:22 pm
US Mideast Envoy George Mitchell hinted over the weekend that the US could withhold loan guarantees from Israel to pressure the Jewish state back to peace talks with Palestinians. Aid has been used to try to change Israel's behavior in the past, with mixed results.
01/11/2010 02:13 pm
Israel's finance minister, Yuval Steinitz, said on Sunday that Israel could do without loan guarantees after US envoy George Mitchell told PBS last week that the US could consider withholding the guarantees if Israel doesn't stop settlement construction.
01/10/2010 02:16 pm
The US relaunches peace efforts in the Middle East conflict, this time apparently focusing right away on ‘final status’ issues.
01/08/2010 07:00 pm
Pro-Palestinian activists, who say Israel committed Gaza war crimes, had been seeking arrest warrants from Britain's lower courts for senior political and military leaders planning visits to the country.
01/08/2010 11:22 am
The announcement that Israel will consult legal advisers before and during future conflicts suggests that Israel has undergone an internal assessment of the Gaza war and is hoping to improve conduct and preclude attempts at war-crimes charges.
01/06/2010 01:15 pm
In the past week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas have visited Egypt. Egyptian officials are scheduled to visit Washington this week.
01/05/2010 12:25 pm
The latest US proposal for peace between Israel and Palestinians envisions a Palestinian state in two years, according to Egyptian officials. US Middle East envoy George Mitchell is expected to visit in the coming weeks.
01/04/2010 07:46 am
Israel high court overturned a ban on Palestinian use of a highway that cuts through the West Bank ahead of a visit by US Middle East Envoy George Mitchell next week.
12/30/2009 08:01 am