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    1. FT Photo Diary

      January 28, 2016

      Economic handshake

      Cypriot president Nicos Anastasides, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

    2. January 20, 2016

      Ex-Netanyahu adviser insults US’s Israel envoy with ethnic slight

      A former adviser to Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s rightwing prime minister, used an ethnic epithet to insult the US...

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    1. January 18, 2016

      EU foreign ministers state opposition to Israeli settlement policy

      European foreign ministers hit out at Israeli settlement policies on Monday in a contentious statement that exposed the...

    2. December 28, 2015

      Israel advances planning for controversial West Bank zone

      An Israeli group that tracks development in illegal West Bank settlements said on Monday that Israel’s housing ministry...

    3. December 20, 2015

      Israel shelled after militant Samir Kantar dies in Syria strike

      Rockets were fired into Israel from southern Lebanon on Sunday evening, hours after a suspected Israeli air strike...

    4. December 18, 2015

      Israeli gas: pilot light

      Many political leaders blather on about achieving energy security for their country. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin...

    5. December 10, 2015

      Trump postpones Israel trip after rebuke

      Donald Trump, the billionaire leading the Republican presidential race, has postponed a trip to Israel after his...

    6. December 10, 2015

      Arab-Israel tension: Obstacles to peace

      A nondescript suburban traffic island, south of Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank, has become one of the most...

    7. December 8, 2015

      Benjamin Netanyahu tries to end gas dispute with Egypt

      Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, says he will send a special envoy to Egypt with the aim of resolving a...

    8. December 6, 2015

      Palestinian Authority close to collapse, warns John Kerry

      John Kerry warned on Saturday of the potential collapse of the Palestinian Authority, which he said could leave...

    9. November 27, 2015

      Israel to open diplomatic mission in UAE

      Israel is opening its first diplomatic mission in the United Arab Emirates, its foreign ministry said on Friday. The...

    10. November 22, 2015

      Israel lambasts Berlin department store

      Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, on Sunday demanded that the German government take action after KaDeWe,...

    11. November 14, 2015

      Paris attacks fuel EU migration debate

      Hours after the shooting stopped in Paris, France’s worst-ever terrorist attack began to reverberate on Europe’s vexed...

    12. November 9, 2015

      Netanyahu commits to a two-state solution in Middle East

      President Barack Obama and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted on Monday that they have not given up on...

    13. November 8, 2015

      Netanyahu and Obama poised for talks to ease US-Israel tensions

      Benjamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama will meet in Washington on Monday for talks aimed at putting a year of poisonous...

    14. October 25, 2015

      Cameras planned for Jerusalem holy site in bid to defuse Mideast tensions

      Israel has agreed to install cameras streaming round-the-clock video coverage of the sensitive Jerusalem holy site that...

    15. October 21, 2015

      Netanyahu’s Holocaust comments anger Palestinians

      Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has angered the Palestinians by accusing a second world war era Muslim...

    16. October 12, 2015

      Netanyahu vows to end wave of violence

      Benjamin Netanyahu has promised jittery Israelis that the wave of violence engulfing Israel and the Palestinian...

    17. October 11, 2015

      Israeli air strike kills two in Gaza as violence continues

      The wave of violence in Israel and the Palestinian territories continued on Sunday as an Israeli air strike in the Gaza...

    18. October 10, 2015

      Jerusalem stabbings and Gaza clashes add to surge of violence

      Israeli soldiers shot and killed two Palestinian teenagers on Saturday in clashes across the Gaza perimeter fence, and...

    19. October 10, 2015

      Seven Palestinians killed as violence spreads to Gaza

      The fresh wave of violence in Israel and the West Bank has spread to the Gaza Strip as Israeli soldiers fired on crowds...

    20. October 7, 2015

      Israeli PM cancels Germany trip because of violence at home

      Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday cancelled a trip to Germany, as violent clashes between Palestinians and...

    21. October 4, 2015

      Israel restricts Palestinian access to old city of Jerusalem

      Israeli authorities have restricted Palestinian access to Jerusalem’s old city after a Palestinian fatally stabbed two...

    22. October 1, 2015

      Benjamin Netanyahu raises spectre of war after Iran nuclear deal

      Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday delivered a blistering attack on the nuclear deal signed with...

    23. September 30, 2015

      Palestinian leader disavows Oslo Accords

      Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, told the UN on Wednesday that his people were no longer bound by agreements...

    24. September 23, 2015

      Israel is the biggest loser in Russia’s Syria build-up

      By deploying troops, aircraft and weapons to Syria, Russia has over the past fortnight surprised the US, outmanoeuvred...

    25. September 20, 2015

      Israel rights groups attack plan to import 20,000 Chinese workers

      Israel’s cabinet has backed a plan to import 20,000 construction workers from China to fast-track homebuilding and...

    26. September 18, 2015

      US lawmaker vows to boycott Pope

      A Republican congressman from Arizona will boycott next week’s speech to Congress by Pope Francis because of the...

    27. September 17, 2015

      Netanyahu to meet Putin over Russian troop build-up in Syria

      Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will fly to Moscow on Monday for talks with Russia’s President Vladimir...

    28. September 17, 2015

      Barack Obama gets it right and wrong about Iran

      For Barack Obama the deal ending the nuclear stand-off with Iran was a signal achievement. The question now is whether...

    29. September 16, 2015

      Israel vows to crack down on stone throwers amid al-Aqsa violence

      Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli leader, has vowed to crack down on people throwing rocks, fireworks or other objects at...

    30. September 10, 2015

      Israel hits out at EU call to label Jewish products

      Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s right-wing leader, has reacted angrily to a resolution by the European Parliament calling...

    31. September 4, 2015

      Iran deal not such a failure for Israel’s Netanyahu

      Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, this week suffered what on the face of it would appear to be one of the...

    32. August 6, 2015

      Israel signals tougher line against Jewish terror

      The text, found on a corrupted memory stick in the car of a Jewish terror suspect arrested in Israel last week, reads...

    33. August 5, 2015

      Barack Obama attacks critics of Iran nuclear deal

      Barack Obama blasted critics of the nuclear agreement with Iran on Wednesday, accusing them of using many of the same...

    34. August 2, 2015

      Obama’s long, hot Iranian summer

      Six years ago, Barack Obama’s big domestic reform almost went up in flames during an August of town hall protests. He...

    35. July 31, 2015

      Palestinian child killed in West Bank firebomb attack

      A Palestinian toddler was burnt to death and members of his family were gravely wounded when their home in the West...

    36. July 22, 2015

      Iran nuclear deal faces battle for approval in Washington

      President Barack Obama brought the case for his Iran nuclear deal to late-night television on Tuesday, telling The...

    37. July 15, 2015

      Netanyahu fights the Iran nuclear deal with Farsi tweets

      I wonder who advised Benjamin Netanyahu on his latest round of Twitter diplomacy. It must have been someone with...

    38. July 14, 2015

      Israel vows to fight Iran nuclear deal on Capitol Hill

      Shortly after the Iran nuclear deal was announced, Israel’s government attacked it as a “stunning historic mistake”...

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