Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a Monday speech at the opening session of the Knesset, slammed a United Nations report critical of Israel’s tactics during its offensive into Gaza. The report, released last month, accused Israel of committing “actions amounting to war crimes, possibly crimes against humanity” during its military incursion into Gaza from December 27 to January 18
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday defended a controversial decision to defer action on a United Nations report accusing Israel and Hamas of war crimes. Abbas said the draft resolution backing the so-called Goldstone report “did not gather the number of voices that we needed
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s meeting with the top U.S. envoy to the Middle East on Friday was “useful and constructive,” the Israeli leader’s office said.
President Obama on Tuesday prodded Israel and the Palestinian Authority to get moving on talks aimed at a permanent resolution of their decades-old conflict. “Simply put, it is past time to talk about starting negotiations.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has approved the construction of 455 housing units in the West Bank, his office said Monday.
Pakistan’s military has declared that not only is it in contact with Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar but that it can bring him and other commanders to the negotiating table with the United States.
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Israel’s new government is a headache the Obama Administration doesn’t need. Compared with Tzipi Livni, the woman he narrowly beat out, and even Ehud Olmert, the man he succeeds, incoming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahuis cool toward a Palestinian state
Pakistan’s military continued its assault Thursday on militants in Taliban-held areas, its chief spokesman told reporters. So far, 14 militants have been killed in the past 24 hours, Maj
Israel’s election and the Gaza conflict have revealed the scale of the challenge facing U.S. President Barack Obama in jump-starting Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts