The billionaire investor George Soros has added his voice to a heated but little-noticed debate over the role of Israel's powerful lobby in shaping Washington policy in a way critics say hurts U.S. national interests and stifles debate.
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Sunday that Israel was ready to talk with Arab states over their peace plan as he held the first round of planned regular meetings with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas.
UN atomic watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei called on Iran and Israel on Sunday to join a nuclear-free zone in the Middle East, after talks in Jordan with King Abdullah II.
Israel, Palestinians Report Progress After Leaders Discuss Outlines of 2-State Solution
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Sunday that Israel was ready to hold talks with Arab nations on their recently revived plan for comprehensive Middle East peace.
The Israel Defense Forces has suspended the commander of an operation in which troops ordered Palestinian youths in the West Bank to stand in front of their vehicle to protect it from stones thrown by locals, the IDF spokesman's office said Friday.
Large numbers of Israelis watched the Super Bowl, cheering on the victorious New England Patriots and their philanthropic-minded owner, Robert Kraft. Soon, they’ll be rooting for a very different team backed by Kraft — Israel’s only women’s football team.
Former Rep. Cynthia McKinney. Jewish fund-raisers are looking for ways to prevent former Rep. Cynthia McKinney, whom many considered stridently anti-Israel, from returning to Congress.
Source: Reuters By Bernd Debusmann, Special Correspondent WASHINGTON, April 16 (Reuters) - The billionaire investor George Soros has added his voice to a heated but little-noticed debate over the role of Israel's ...
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton says peace is possible between Israel and Syria if Iran and media were banned from closed-door peace talks.