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Israeli government, for first time, will include party that represents 21% Arab minority
Centrist politician Yair Lapid announces he had succeeded in forming governing coalition aimed at unseating Netanyahu
Israeli Prime Minister made similar promise before elections in April
Netanyahu accused of corruption one month before elections
Normalising relations with Israel is part of peace process, Al-Jubeir
Trump declares Israel’s claims as vindication, Iran describes them as ‘childish’
The 54th edition of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) of 2018 convened in Germany from 16 February to 18 February. The MSC brought together more than 450 senior decision-makers from around the world, including heads of state, ministers, leading personalities of international and non-governmental organisations, as well as high-ranking representatives of industry, media, academia, and …
Al-Azhar calls for international protection for the mosque
Some see acclaimed Israeli author Etgar Keret as a traitor due to his criticism of the government.
Netanyahu told Kerry in a phone call that he favours Al-Sisi’s peace initiative with Palestine over the French one
We understand Minister Shoukry’s visit to support peace efforts, says Palestinian ambassador
Shoukry told Netanyahu that the two-state solution remains possible but it requires serious intent
Egypt’s FM said to Netanyahu that the two-state solution is not so far but it requires serious intentions.
The minister will meet with the Israeli prime minister over bilateral relations and regional affairs
The minister will meet with Netanyahu to discuss bilateral relations and regional affairs
Israel’s prime minister has pledged to help Africa fight terrorism on day two of his tour of the continent. Netanyahu said that in matters of security, Africa had no better friend than the state of Israel.
Israel and Turkey have reached an agreement to normalize relations after six years of tension
The Israeli premier has described the move as a major step for both countries that will greatly impact Israel’s economy. In 2011, Turkey downgraded relations with Israel after Turkish activists were killed on a flotilla.
(The following is a transcript of a lecture presented at the Middle East Institute’s conference “The Middle East peace process after the Arab uprisings”.) When Jeremy Bowen, the BBC’s Middle East editor, returned to Jerusalem earlier this month, he was asked by colleagues what story he would be covering. The story seemed evident to Jeremy. …
Center-right politician Avi Gabbay has stepped down as environment minister, saying the governnment has swung too far to the right. His resignation comes shortly after Prime Minister Netanyahu reshuffled his cabinet.
The Israeli side seems to be afraid of any international intervention that may dictate terms
The two leaders’ poor relationship is the stuff of Washington legend, the frequency of their encounters not a sign of mutual affection but the sheer volume of grim business they have dealt with during their overlapping tenures.
In Shakespeare’s famous play “King Lear”, Lear himself says, “When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.” I was reminded of these words after reading Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu state that the late grand mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin Al-Husseini, an Arab nationalist and a zealous foe of …
During his speech at the 37th Zionist Congress in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the biggest political blunder of his tenure. Netanyahu argued that “Hitler didn’t want to exterminate the Jews at the time”, but “wanted to expel the Jews”. And that Haj Amin Al-Husseini went to Hitler and said “If you expel them, …
Hitler merely wanted to drive the Jews out, not kill them. The latter was the idea of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, claims Benjamin Netanyahu. Such words escalate the conflict, says DW’s Alexander Kudascheff. The state of affairs in the Middle East is beyond tense – especially between Israel and the Palestinians. The situation is …
The US Secretary of State has met Israel’s prime minister to discuss the ongoing conflicts across the Middle East. The talks come as leaders the world over urge an end to the violence in Israel and the West Bank. US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Berlin on …
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss Moscow’s weapon deliveries to Syria. The leaders focused on how to keep their armed forces out of each other’s way. At a meeting in Moscow on Monday, Netanyahu and Putin decided they would coordinate their military actions in Syria to avoid accidentally …
Relative calm has returned to Jerusalem’s contentious holy site after three days of clashes. Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has vowed to take tougher actions against stone-throwing Palestinian protesters. Apart from a brief scuffle between Israeli security forces and members of the Waqf, a Jordanian organization that administers the Al-Aqsa mosque, Wednesday passed without any …