Israel approves nearly 1200 settlement homes, agrees to release 26 Palestinian ...
JERUSALEM – Israel approved building nearly 1,200 more settlement homes Sunday and agreed to release 26 long-held Palestinian security prisoners — highlighting an apparent settlements-for-prisoners trade-off that got both sides back to peace talks ...
Israel to free first group of Palestinian prisoners ahead of peace talks
Israel to release Palestinian prisoners
Israel raises temperature in runup to Middle East peace talks
Insight: Sinai air strike shows hair-trigger Israel-Egypt security ties
Egypt's armed forces, struggling to impose order after they toppled Islamist President Mohamed Mursi last month but wary of upsetting Egyptians by appearing to cooperate with Israel, said Israel was not involved. They said the Rafah strike came from an ...
Israel downplays Sinai drone strike reports
Israel downplays reports of drone strike in Egypt
Militant group in Sinai accuses Israel of deadly drone strike
New York Times
Israeli Housing Plan Adds to Tensions Ahead of Talks
New York Times
JERUSALEM — Israel published bids on Sunday for the construction of more than 1,000 housing units in contested areas of East Jerusalem and several large West Bank settlements, intensifying the already charged atmosphere three days before the ...
Israel Settlements Get Go-Ahead On Eve Of Palestine Peace Talks
JERUSALEM — Israel approved building nearly 1,200 more settlement homes Sunday and agreed to release 26 long-held Palestinian security prisoners – highlighting an apparent settlements-for-prisoners trade-off that got both sides back to peace talks ...
Voice of America
Israel Approves New Settlement Homes
Voice of America
Palestinian officials criticized the announcement, accusing Israel of bad faith ahead of Wednesday's planned meeting of Israeli and Palestinian peace negotiators in Jerusalem. Israel approved the release of 26 Palestinian prisoners Sunday in advance of ...
Ex-Argentina central banker Blejer tipped for Israel central bank post
Israel's newspapers said Blejer is Netanyahu's top candidate but a finance ministry spokeswoman said on Sunday that former Bank of Israel deputy governor Zvi Eckstein, Accountant-General Michal Abadi-Boiangiu and ex-Finance Ministry director-general ...
Netanyahu's office denies submitting 'list' of candidates to head Bank of Israel
A reality TV show put on by Israel's leaders
Blejer favorite to become Bank of Israel Governor
Debate surges over Israeli settlement plan as peace talks near
Jerusalem (CNN) -- As Israel's top housing official announced Sunday the details of plans to build new settlements on disputed territory, critics warned that the construction could derail upcoming Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Opposition Israeli ...
Israel to free 26 Palestinian prisoners ahead of new peace talks
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel decided on Sunday to free 26 Palestinian prisoners over the next few days ahead of a new round of peace talks, in the first group of a total of more than 100 inmates it pledged to release as part of a U.S.-brokered ...
Israel OKs New Settlement Construction In West Bank
Israel's housing minister has given the green light to build 1,200 apartments in Jewish settlements in the West Bank, complicating newly revived peace talks with the Palestinians. The decision comes as the two sides prepare for a second round of talks ...
Reality Check: Even when it comes to rock legends, Israel has to be different
Here in Israel last week, Kaveret took their final bow, 40 years after first entering the Israeli consciousness. In two sold out performances at Tel Aviv's Hayarkon Park, the legendary Israeli group also played their greatest hits, but there the ...
40 Years Later, the Kaveret Band Says Goodbye