Lagarde Strengthens Lead for IMF Top Job
June 13 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer's last-minute bid for the International Monetary Fund's top job may not slow Christine Lagarde's momentum as she gathers support to run ...
IMF bars Fischer from race for top job
Lagarde, Carstens candidates for top IMF post
Stanley Fischer disqualified from IMF race due to old age
EU pushing peace plan based on Obama's '1967 borders' speech
Following a French initiative to restart negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority by convening a Middle East peace conference in Paris, the European Union is now advocating an international peace plan as an alternative ...
Americans ignoring conservative falsehoods about Obama and Israel
President Obama supports a two-state solution based on Israel's 1967 borders ...
Defying the Rules of Conflict Resolution
Emory Student detained on spy charges in Egypt
International Business Times
Ilan Grapel, a US immigrant to Israel, was detained on Sunday in a development that could strain Israel's relations with Egypt's new leaders. The father of a man Egypt has arrested as an Israeli spy said Monday his son was a student who volunteered for ...
Mother of Israeli spy suspect denies accusations
Report: Israeli said arrested for spying in Egypt entered country with forged ...
Law Student of the Day: Ilan Grapel, Accused of Spying for Israel
Hamas rules out PM job for Salam Fayyad
Washington Post (blog)
Over the weekend I reported that the White House is pressuring Israel to accept “1967 border and then, we'll discuss land swaps” while seemingly declining to insist that Hamas accept the Quartet principles. ...
Palestinian Unity Effort Shows Cracks as Factions Disagree Over Choosing Leader
In Gaza, EU official offers unity deal support
Israeli blockade of Gaza hurts employment and wages, UN report says
Egypt Resumes Exporting Natural Gas to Israel, Official Says
Egypt resumed exporting natural gas to Israel and Jordan, said an official at state-owned Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. The shipments started June 10 after repairs following an explosion in April that ...
Egyptian gas flowing again to Israel
"Jordan still pays less than Israel for Egyptian gas"
Govt: Company may review gas prices if supplies to Israel continue
Gingrich says he'd move embassy on first day
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
"Israel has every right as a sovereign, free nation to choose its own capital, and we should respect that choice," Gingrich, the former speaker of the US House of Representatives, said Sunday in an address to the Republican Jewish Coalition. ...
Gingrich sidesteps staff exodus, blasts Obama over Israel in speech
'I Will Endure the Challenges': Gingrich Speaks on Israel, Dodges Media
Gingrich reaffirms commitment to campaign
Kansas City Star
Rising waters threaten Dead Sea tourist resorts
AP A bather wades in the waters of the Dead Sea near Neve Zohar, Israel. Israel's tourism and environmental protection ministers are endorsing a $2bn plan to chip off the salt buildup on the part of the lake that is rising and send it by conveyor belt ...
Threatened on all sides, Dead Sea competes for recognition as a natural wonder
Dead Sea Shrinking, Flooding ... at the Same Time
China, Israel conduct senior-level defense talks for first time since 2000
TEL AVIV — China and Israel have begun their highest-level defense dialogue in a decade. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, who sparked the decline in defense relations with China, has arrived in Beijing for meetings with senior officials. ...
China hopes to strengthen military co-op with Israel, defense minister
Israeli defense minister meets top Chinese general
Israel orders three settler buildings destroyed
Platelist: Chef Michael Solomonov Brings the Flavors of Israel to Philadelphia
"She was Bulgarian, and they moved to Israel in '48, right after the War of Independence. She cooked these Balkan things that were foreign to everyone here in the United States, even Jews," he said. Whenever she made a batch, Solomonov, his father and ...
EU hails AK Party's election victory, but Israel wary
The Daily Star
BRUSSELS: The European Union Monday hailed Turkey's ruling party election victory while Israel was more cautious, calling on Ankara to act “responsibly” and prevent fresh tensions in the region. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ...
EU hails Turkish poll victory, but Israel wary
Turkey Elects Prime Minister; Israel Ready to Work on Ties and Alliances
Turkey on the edge of autocracy