New York Times (blog)
Timing of Israeli Housing Plans May Be Part of a Political Calculation
New York Times (blog)
JERUSALEM — Israel's announcement this week that it was building more than 1,000 housing units in East Jerusalem and the West Bank appeared to be part of a political balancing act to satisfy many Israelis before it released 26 Palestinian prisoners, ...
Israel publishes list of prisoners to be feed ahead of peace talks
Israel Approves New Settlement Homes
Israel Faces Deepening Isolation, Kerry Warns
Voice of America
Israel says it intercepts rocket launch near Egypt's Sinai
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel intercepted a rocket near Egypt's Sinai Peninsula early on Tuesday, exploding it in the air over the southern Israeli city of Eilat, a military official said. No damage or injury was reported in the incident, but explosions ...
Militant group in Sinai accuses Israel of deadly drone strike
Sinai Militants: Israel Drone Kills Four
Iron Dome battery successfully intercepts rocket targeting Eilat
New York Times
Israel Names Palestinian Prisoners to Be Released
New York Times
JERUSALEM — Israel announced early Monday the names of 26 Palestinian prisoners to be released as part of a deal for the resumption of peace talks here this week, but there were few initial signs that the move had inspired much enthusiasm for the ...
Settlement expansion clouds peace talks, Palestinian prisoners to be freed
The United States is seeking to broker an agreement on a "two-state solution" in which Israel would exist peacefully alongside a new Palestinian state created in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, lands occupied by the Israelis since a 1967 war. The ...
Israel approves nearly 1200 new settlement homes
JERUSALEM — Israel's housing minister on Sunday gave final approval for building nearly 1,200 new settlement apartments on lands the Palestinians want for their state, just three days before U.S.-sponsored talks on the borders of such a state are to ...
Israel Advances Construction in West Bank, Prisoner Release
Israel announced it would build almost 1,200 homes in Jewish settlements, complicating U.S.-led peace talks even as it agreed to release longtime Palestinian prisoners under the deal that enabled the discussions to resume. Israeli and Palestinian ...
Israel lists names of 26 Palestinians to be freed
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has published the names of 26 Palestinian prisoners who are to be released later this week as part of a U.S.-brokered deal that led to a resumption of Mideast negotiations. Twenty-one in the group were convicted of killing ...
Israel publishes list of prisoners to be freed ahead of peace talks
JERUSALEM — Israel on Monday published a list of 26 Palestinian prisoners set to go free within days, some after spending more than two decades behind bars, in the first stage of a deal that led to a resumption of U.S.-backed peace talks last month.
Ex-Argentina central banker Blejer tipped for Israel central bank post
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A former head of Argentina's central bank Mario Blejer has emerged as a top candidate to run the Bank of Israel after two nominees dropped out in an embarrassment to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Blejer, 65, worked in ...
Candidate for Bank of Israel governor named in class-action lawsuit
Netanyahu's office denies submitting 'list' of candidates to head Bank of Israel
Blejer heads up new Bank of Israel shortlist
Israel OKs 1200 new settlement homes in Palestinian deal
JERUSALEM Israel approved building nearly 1,200 more settlement homes Sunday and prepared the release of more than two dozen long-held Palestinian prisoners — highlighting an apparent settlements-for-prisoners trade-off that got both sides back to ...