Israel to approve prisoner deal in push to revive Palestinian talks
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel was expected on Sunday to approve releasing more than 100 Arab prisoners as a step to renew stalled peace talks with the Palestinians ahead of plans to convene negotiators in Washington later this week. Ministers will vote ...
Palestinians say talks with Israel to start Tuesday
Israel to release 104 Palestinian prisoners
Israel to vote on freeing Palestinian prisoners
EU probes reports that Israel blocked aid
The European Union has raised concerns over media reports that Israel has blocked the EU from aiding tens of thousands of Palestinians in the West Bank in retaliation to a ban on financial assistance to Israeli organisations in the occupied territories ...
German gov't supports EU settlement guidelines
BERLIN – The German Foreign Ministry denied on Friday that the Merkel administration had backtracked from its support of EU guidelines banning cooperation with Israeli organizations beyond the Green Line. In an email statement sent to The Jerusalem ...
EZChip Jump Swells NY Premium to 5.3%: Israel Overnight
EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. (EZCH)'s rally in New York last week left the Israeli chipmaker trading at the widest premium to the Tel Aviv stock in 11 weeks while Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) slumped after a court ruling. EZchip surged 10 ...
Diplomacy: Top EU official says Europe needs Israel
Fortunately, as Brok has related the story a number of times over the years to Israeli officials, the war ended quickly, before the IDF could deal with this request. Forty-six years later, Brok is the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee in the ...
Israel divorce law traps women in marriages that died long ago
European moves against Israel: How the Jewish state must respond
Israel, Boycott the Boycotters
Fars News Agency
Israel vs. Iran, Again
New York Times
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel went on American television to remind the world (in case anyone had forgotten) that the threat from Iran remains very much alive. Speaking on “Face the Nation,” Netanyahu warned that the ...
Iranian director banned after Israel visit
Israel to free 104 Palestinians in peace talks: PM
JERUSALEM (AFP) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that Israel will free 104 Palestinian prisoners to coincide with the resumption of long-stalled peace talks. "I agreed to free 104 Palestinians in stages, after the start of ...
Palestinian journalists seek to impose limitations on their Israeli peers
The vast majority of Palestinian journalists are denied entry to Israel and Gaza and their movement in West Bank is restricted. To protest unequal conditions, they are boycotting press conferences where Israeli are present, unless they sign a manifesto ...
Rabbis and royalty
A few hours later, a few men in black in Jerusalem turned the rabbinate of Israel into a royal hereditary institution built not on talent but on bloodlines and without much spiritual power. After William and Kate showed off their princely baby, Rabbi ...
Ultra-Orthodox again elected as Israel's two chief rabbis
Israel Elects New Chief Rabbis
Analysis || Shas won the fight for Israel's chief rabbinate on points, not by ...
The Times of Israel
Netanyahu may be latest hawk to turn dove
Now, as Israel and the Palestinians return to the negotiating table for the first time in half-a-decade, politicians understandably suspect Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is about to join this list. While that remains to be seen, such a ...
Percentages, prisoners, and politics