Israel: Palestinian prisoners to be freed in talks
SHARECONNECT 52 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 ...
Israel to release 'heavyweight' Palestinian prisoners amid peace talks drive
Israel to free 'heavyweight' Palestinian prisoners
Israel Pledges To Release Some Palestinian Detainees
Voice of America
Palestinians: Too soon to declare direct peace talks with Israel
Los Angeles Times
Foremost among the unanswered questions are whether border negotiations will be based upon 1967 lines, as Palestinians demand, and whether Israel will halt settlement construction. Palestinians are also seeking prisoner release. Israelis have publicly ...
Hopes for peace talks buzz in Israel and Palestinian territories
Israel, Palestinians Set Down Guidelines for Peace Talks
Israel's fast evolving demography
Archaeologists claim to have found King David's palace in Israel
Archaeologists from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Israel's Antiquities Authority said their find, a large fortified complex west of Jerusalem at a site called Khirbet Qeiyafa , is the first palace of the biblical king ever to be discovered ...
3000-year-old palace in Israel linked to biblical King David
King David-Era Palace Found in Israel, Archaeologists Say
Archaeologists uncover King David's 3000-year-old palace in Israel
Peace talks plan met by wall of scepticism in Israel
JERUSALEM (AFP) – A US announcement that Middle East peace talks are to resume, possibly as early as next week, was met Sunday with a wall of scepticism from Israeli officials and commentators. Analysts said the negotiations, announced on Friday by ...
Netanyahu Says Talks Meant to Preserve Israel's Jewish Identity
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said planned peace talks with the Palestinians are designed to maintain Israel's Jewish identity and prevent the creation of another Iranian proxy on the country's borders. “One of the goals I set for the ...
Israel, Palestinians still at odds over borders ahead of talks
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will not bow to the Palestinians' demand on the borders of their future state before peace talks begin but will meet their request for the release of some prisoners, Israeli officials said on Saturday. U.S. Secretary of ...
Tensions simmer in Israel coalition over possible Palestine talks
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's tentative agreement to revive U.S.-sponsored peace talks with the Palestinians met skepticism and scorn on Sunday from some members of his rightist coalition government, including ...
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 and Palestine Agree to Peace Talks, But With Reluctance
In Israel, the week before the nominal breakthrough, the Hebrew press was dominated by a diplomatic uproar that, more than anything, served to underscore the vital importance of at least looking interested in talks. What concerned Israelis was a ...
Israel to free Palestinian prisoners as deal to resume peace talks emerges
(CNN) -- Israel has agreed to free a limited number of Palestinian prisoners in a goodwill gesture, an Israeli minister said Saturday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced a step toward revived peace talks. An agreement has been ...