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Israel announced tendency to build more housing units in West Bank and Jerusalem
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has resurfaced, and his criticism of the current Iranian president has grown harsher with every speech. There’s even word that Ahmadinejad might try to get his old job back in the 2017 election.
The Israeli prime minister met with African leaders, asserting that the continent “has no better friend than Israel”
Israel’s prime minister has pledged to help Africa fight terrorism on day two of his tour of the continent. Netanyahu said that in matters of security, Africa had no better friend than the state of Israel.
The Israeli prime minister held a summit with seven African leaders in Uganda, along with representatives from 50 Israeli companies
The announcement goes against the Middle East Quartet’s call on Israel to cease settlement constructions
Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Uganda on Monday as the first Israeli prime minister to visit sub-Saharan Africa in 30 years. For personal reasons, this could be an emotionally-charged visit for the 66-year-old leader.
Israeli troops have clashed with protesters while destroying the family homes of two Palestinians in Qalandiya refugee camp. During the demolition, the soldiers opened fire and wounded four Palestinian youths.
Israel has bolstered security in a major crackdown around Hebron that is affecting tens of thousands of civilians. The lockdown comes in response to two recent attacks on Jewish settlers.
Israel said it expected “different behavior” from a key ally, after opposition lawmaker Tzipi Livni was summoned for an interview with UK police. Livni was Israel’s foreign minister during a deadly conflict in Gaza.
Turkey has sent food, medicine and clothes to Gaza via the Israeli port of Ashdod, as part of its rapprochement with Israel. The move comes six years after a deadly raid by Israeli commandos on another Turkish aid ship.
For the first time the report tackled the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
The raids caused damage, no injuries occurred, according to Palestinian sources
The Middle East Quartet, including the US, Russia, the European Union and the UN, has said a two-nation model is the only solution to the Palestinian conflict. However, no timelines have been fixed for negotiations.
Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry heads to Ramallah on Wednesday, to deliver a verbal message from President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to the president of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas. The ministry said on Tuesday that Shoukry will also hold discussions with Abbas, prime minister Rami Hamdallah, foreign minister Riyad Al-Maliki, and other top Palestinian officials. …
Israel and Turkey have reached an agreement to normalize relations after six years of tension
The Israeli premier has described the move as a major step for both countries that will greatly impact Israel’s economy. In 2011, Turkey downgraded relations with Israel after Turkish activists were killed on a flotilla.
Shoukry, Wennesland discussed potential actions for direct Palestinian-Israeli negotiations
Israel will open a NATO mission at alliance headquarters. Closer cooperation between the Jewish state and NATO had been blocked by a feud between Turkey and Israel, which are now on the cusp of normalizing relations.
Vimont will hold meetings with Egyptian officials and the Arab League Secretary General Nabil El-Araby to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian peace process
Earlier this month, Egypt participated in a French-led conference aimed at bringing Palestinians and Israelis back to the negotiating table
The 2002 Arab initiative ‘still has all elements for a comprehensive settlement’, says Saudi foreign minister
In light of the Syrian civil war and the ongoing refugee crisis, the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians has been largely pushed into the background in recent months. But the conference in Paris which opened on Friday aimed to begin a new peace initiative between the two conflict parties. Envoys from some 28 countries and …
Center-right politician Avi Gabbay has stepped down as environment minister, saying the governnment has swung too far to the right. His resignation comes shortly after Prime Minister Netanyahu reshuffled his cabinet.
An Arab worker was brutally beaten and arrested by three Israeli plainclothes police officers after refusing to present his ID
Amid absence of official confirmation, an expert speculates that the main goal is resuming peace talks
The Israeli side seems to be afraid of any international intervention that may dictate terms
Second annual conference commemorates Nakba Day
The Israeli PM said Israel did not intend to do this on its own but in cooperation with Egyptian authorities
Israel and Hamas fighters have clashed in southern Gaza in the most serious incidents since a devastating war in 2014. Israel’s army has said it found another cross-border tunnel used by Palestinian militants.