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After Gaza, Israel Grapples With Crisis of Isolation - New York Times Wed, 18 Mar 2009 21:04:53 GMT

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After Gaza, Israel Grapples With Crisis of Isolation
New York Times, United States
By ETHAN BRONNER JERUSALEM — Israel, whose founding idea was branded as racism by the United Nations General Assembly in 1975 and which faced an Arab boycott for decades, is no stranger to isolation. But in the weeks since its Gaza war, ...
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Father rues missed chance to free Israel soldier AFP
Hamas official: Indirect prisoners' swap talks with Israel stopped Xinhua
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Durban II revisions don’t sit well with Israel - Jewish Telegraphic Agency Wed, 18 Mar 2009 20:59:17 GMT

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Durban II revisions don’t sit well with Israel
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY
NEW YORK (JTA) -- Israel rejected a revised draft of the closing statement for the Durban II anti-racism conference. A senior Foreign Ministry source said Wednesday that the draft, aimed at dropping direct criticism of Israel, reaffirms a declaration ...
Durban 2: Israel girds for battle Ynetnews
New Durban 2 statement still singles out Israel Ha'aretz
Draft for racism meeting drops Israel criticism The Associated Press
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Netanyahu may become Israel's PM and finance minister - Reuters Tue, 17 Mar 2009 15:58:06 GMT

Times Online

Netanyahu may become Israel's PM and finance minister
Reuters
Even if he decides not to take on a dual role in the cabinet, the US-educated Netanyahu will have to watch fiscal policy closely as Israel struggles with recession, the source said. "He understands that he will have to interfere in the everyday ...
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Israel: Netanyahu still hopes to attract moderates The Associated Press
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Assad: Israel-Syria deal was close - Jewish Telegraphic Agency Wed, 18 Mar 2009 10:49:29 GMT

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Assad: Israel-Syria deal was close
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY
NEW YORK (JTA) -- Syria's president said that his country and Israel were very close to reaching a peace deal. In an interview that appeared Wednesday in the Italian newspaper La Repubblica, Bashar Assad said that Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert had ...
Syria's Assad praises Obama, wants meeting Reuters
Assad: We were within reach of peace deal Ynetnews
Report: Assad would like to meet Obama The Associated Press
International Middle East Media Center - Al-Bawaba
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Lebanese president rules out direct Israel talks - Reuters Wed, 18 Mar 2009 14:44:09 GMT

Reuters

Lebanese president rules out direct Israel talks
Reuters
By Francois Murphy PARIS (Reuters) - Lebanon's president ruled out on Wednesday holding direct peace talks with Israel, saying that the best way to resolve his country's differences with the Jewish state was to hold a regional peace conference instead. ...
Lebanon rules out talks with Israel Jerusalem Post
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On Israel, a Fork in the Road - Forward Wed, 18 Mar 2009 21:13:48 GMT

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On Israel, a Fork in the Road
Forward, NY
By Jeremy Ben-Ami Benjamin Netanyahu’s imminent return to the prime minister’s office is likely to force a long-overdue discussion in the American Jewish community over what it really means to be “pro-Israel.” For decades, the organized Jewish ...
13 Articles of Faith in Israel Connecticut Jewish Ledger
Secret emigration effort for Yemenite Jews imperiled Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Where is the Arab outrage over Darfur? Jerusalem Post
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Eurovision division in Israel - BBC News Thu, 19 Mar 2009 01:04:40 GMT

BBC News

Eurovision division in Israel
BBC News, UK
Yet that's exactly the charge that many in Israel's million strong Arab minority level against the elegant, flamboyant actress and singer - because she is representing Israel in this year's Eurovision Song Contest, alongside a Jewish performer. ...
Eurovision: The Answer for Peace in the Middle East? TIME
NEWS FEATURE: Jewish-Arab duo fights prejudice to sing for peace TopNews
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Israel could use ballistic missiles against Iran-report - Reuters Tue, 17 Mar 2009 17:04:20 GMT

Reuters

Israel could use ballistic missiles against Iran-report
Reuters
By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, March 17 (Reuters) - Ballistic missiles could be Israel's weapon of choice against Iranian nuclear facilities if it decides on a pre-emptive attack and deems air strikes too risky, according to a report by a Washington ...
Israel provides US with intelligence on Iran nuclear site – report IranVNC
Report: IDF chief gave US fresh intel on Iran nukes program Ha'aretz
US, Israel on the same page on Iran timeline Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Washington Times - Ha'aretz
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UN official says US demonizes Ahmadinejad - Jewish Telegraphic Agency Wed, 18 Mar 2009 17:56:50 GMT

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UN official says US demonizes Ahmadinejad
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY
WASHINGTON (JTA) -- The president of the UN General Assembly said the United States has "demonized" the Iranian president and compared Israel's policies to apartheid. "I don't think anyone can doubt that in our part of the world" that Iranian President ...
UN official says US "demonizes" Iranian leader Reuters
Top UN official accuses US of demonizing Iran The Associated Press
UN official accuses US of “demonizing” Iran’s president IranVNC
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Readers speak out on Ron Smith and the Israel lobby - Baltimore Sun Wed, 18 Mar 2009 07:21:47 GMT

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Readers speak out on Ron Smith and the Israel lobby
Baltimore Sun, United States
Ron Smith posits a fictional, all-powerful Israel lobby that "controls Congress on matters related to" Israel and is "able to suppress free debate and shape American foreign policy" ("So much for changing one-sided Mideast policy," Commentary, ...
Debate Over ‘Israel Lobby’ Clout Returns Forward
Wasn’t it supposed to be all about Israel? Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Discard the mythology of 'the Israel Lobby', the reality is bad enough guardian.co.uk
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