Europe's Carrot-and-Stick Approach to Israel Includes Blacklisting Hezbollah
New York Times
BRUSSELS — At the end of a week when the European Union slapped Israel with financing restrictions to push it to resolve its conflict with the Palestinians, major European powers on Friday stepped up pressure to give Israel one of its long-sought ...
Israel, Palestinians still at odds over borders ahead of talks
Israel reportedly OKs prisoner release, but not settlement freeze
Israel to free Palestinian prisoners as deal to resume peace talks emerges
Israel: Palestinian prisoners to be freed in talks
SHARECONNECT 49 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel will release some "hardcore" Palestinian prisoners as part of the new breakthrough by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in efforts to restart Mideast talks, a senior Israeli ...
Kerry says Israel, Palestinians laid groundwork for new peace talks
Israel to free 'heavyweight' Palestinian prisoners
Israel Pledges To Release Some Palestinian Detainees
3000-year-old palace in Israel linked to biblical King David
The discovery, announced on Thursday by the Israeli Antiquities Authority, revives a debate over one of the Bible's central stories as well as the origins of the ancient Jewish state. The debate focuses on an archaeological site known as Khirbet ...
King David-Era Palace Found in Israel, Archaeologists Say
Archaeologists uncover King David's 3000-year-old palace in Israel
Archaeologists: 3000-year-old King David of Israel palace found
Israel to release 'heavyweight' Palestinian prisoners amid peace talks drive
JERUSALEM -- Israel has agreed to a long-standing Palestinian demand to release Palestinian prisoners in order to resume peace talks, but will not yield on other central issues, Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Saturday. U.S. Secretary ...
Netanyahu Says Talks Renewal Is in Israel's Strategic Interest
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said today the deal to renew peace talks with the Palestinians brokered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was of “vital strategic interest” to his country. “I view the resumption of the diplomatic process ...
The EU's New Guidelines on Israel Are Not a Boycott
New York Times
Has Europe just discovered a previously unused muscle that can be flexed a little in the interest of Middle East peace? The leaking of European Union guidelines barring E.U. support for projects based in occupied territories has generated high ...
EU officially publishes settlement guidelines despite Israeli objections
Israel Warns EU Ambassadors of Serious Crisis Over Boycott
Israel Accuses EU of Coercion Over Funding Guidelines
John Kerry announces Israel and the Palestinians are to resume peace talks ...
US secretary of state John Kerry announces that Israel and the Palestinians have laid the groundwork for a resumption of peace talks. Israel has said it will release Palestinian prisoners as part of the agreement to enter preliminary talks in ...
EU financial pressure on Israel – Palestinian peace process boost or backfire?
Funding cuts is the right tool to keep Israel in its original borders, European MP, Paul Murphy, told RT, while Israeli journalist, Gil Hoffman, argued it'll be harder to get the Palestinians behind the negotiating tables once they've felt EU backing ...
The Times of Israel
Amar'e Stoudemire invited to play for Team Israel
SHARE 13 CONNECT 11 TWEET 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE. JERUSALEM (AP) — The president of Israel has invited New York Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire to play for the country's national basketball team because of his ties to Judaism. Shimon Peres ...
President Shimon Peres wants Amar'e Stoudemire to play for Israel's basketball ...
Stoudemire gives Israel hoop lessons
NBA's Stoudemire in Israel for Maccabiah Games with Canadian Basketball Team
Netanyahu: Resumption of peace process is a vital strategic interest for Israel
Resuming negotiations now with the Palestinian Authority is a vital Israeli strategic interest, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Saturday night, after US Secretary of State John Kerry announced in Amman the previous night the resumption of talks.