Israel's Netanyahu vows to seek peace with Arabs
The Associated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) — Benjamin Netanyahu, taking office as Israel's new leader Tuesday, promised to seek "full peace" with the Arab and Muslim world, but refused to utter the words the world was waiting to hear: "Palestinian state. ...
Israel's Election System Is No Good
Netanyahu takes reins as Israel’s prime minister
Israel Prepares to Swear In Netanyahu as Prime Minister
In Reversal, US Seeks Election to UN Human Rights Council
New York Times, United States
The policy reverses the stance of the Bush administration, which viewed the Geneva-based council as irredeemable for its almost exclusive focus on human rights violations by Israel. Susan E. Rice, the American ambassador to the United Nations, ...
US, in reversal, runs for UN rights council seat
US to seek seat on UN Human Rights Council
Jewish group blasts Obama reversal
Arab League decries Israel at summit start
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY
JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Arab leaders took their shots at Israel during the opening of the Arab League summit. Syrian President Bashar Assad blamed Israel for the fact that Israel and the Arab world have not achieved peace. Arab countries "have no real ...
Video: Inside Story - Arab leaders pursue unity - 31 Mar
Syrian president still wants peace with Israel
Arab League chief: Israel's policies border on 'madness'
Earthtimes (press release)
FACTBOX-Five facts about Israel's Avigdor Lieberman
March 31 (Reuters) - Israel's next foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, has rung alarm bells abroad with his policy towards Israel's Arab citizens and his proposal to trade land on which many of them live for Jewish settlements in the West Bank. ...
Trouble looms for Israel coalition
Israel foreign minister faces Egyptian snub
New Israeli foreign minister, in his own words
Daily Star - Lebanon
Despite divisions, Arabs unite to censure Israel, back Sudan
Jerusalem Post, Israel
Photo: AP Leaders at the 21st Arab summit in Doha called on US President Barack Obama's administration "to take a firm stand in confronting Israel's continued siege on Gaza, its illegal practices and particularly, the 'Judaization' of Jerusalem, ...
Video: Arab leaders get behind Sudanese president - 30 Mar 09
Chavez Says Bush Should Be Arrested Instead of Bashir
Arab leaders snub al-Bashir warrant
As Netanyahu takes Israel's helm, Syria skeptical of peace prospects
Christian Science Monitor, MA
Syrian diplomats say Damascus is serious about making peace, and hope Washington will lean on Israel's new government. By Nicholas Blanford | Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor This feature requires a newer version of Macromedia Flash ...
RJC curious about Carter meeting
Assad says still believes in peace with Israel
Hersh: Obama helped end Israel's Gaza offensive
Palestinian camp bars youth orchestra leader
The Associated Press
NABLUS, West Bank (AP) — The head of a Palestinian youth orchestra who set off an uproar by performing a concert for Holocaust survivors in Israel was blocked Tuesday from entering a West Bank refugee camp because of concerns for her safety, ...
AJC Radio Message: Palestinian Youth Penalized for Performance in ...
Concert for Holocaust Survivors Is Condemned
Young Palestinian musicans play a concert for Holocaust survivors
Israel's banks weaken in Q4, see difficult 2009
By Tova Cohen TEL AVIV, March 31 (Reuters) - Israel's top three banks posted weak fourth quarter results weighed down by soaring bad debt provisions and declining investment portfolios, and the difficult times are expected to continue in 2009. ...
Bank Leumi reports heavy losses for Q4 of 2008
Market Report / TA-25 up 0.5% as banks continue strong recovery
Bank Leumi mulls Paz distribution
Building A Bridge Between Israel & China
Wall Street Journal
One example is Oberon Media Inc., a casual-gaming start-up that was founded in Israel in 2003 and moved its headquarters to New York, with an R&D center in Tel Aviv. Infinity invested $20 million in Oberon last October in a funding round intended to ...
Israel fears Afghanistan surge could sap UNIFIL's strength
Jerusalem Post, Israel
In any event, the sources said Israel had yet to receive any concrete messages or signs from these countries that they were on the verge of pulling out, and that if this were their intention, it would not become apparent until after elections were held ...
UNIFIL, LAF, Israeli army discuss 1701
UNIFIL, Lebanese, Israeli officers hold joined meeting
Hizbullah vows 'no operations abroad'