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After Iran deal, EU bids to restart Israel-Palestinian talks

LUXEMBOURG - Arab countries will join the Middle East Quartet in New York at the end of September to seek ways to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, the EU's top diplomat said on Friday, part of a new European diplomatic initiative.

Netanyahu says U.S. public opinion with Israel on Iran nuclear issue

JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted on Thursday most Americans agreed with Israel over dangers posed by Iran, even as he lost a battle to persuade the U.S. Congress to reject Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers including Washington.

World, 03 Sep 2015

Netanyahu threatens to target young Palestinian stone-throwers

JERUSALEM - Israel is considering giving its security forces a freer hand to shoot at young Palestinian stone-throwers, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said on Wednesday.

Top News, World, 02 Sep 2015

Netanyahu threatens to shoot young Palestinian stone-throwers

JERUSALEM - Israel is considering giving its security forces a freer hand to shoot at young Palestinian stone-throwers, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said on Wednesday.

World, 02 Sep 2015

Israel slams Palestinians' push to fly their flag at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS - Israel complained to the United Nations on Tuesday about a Palestinian initiative to fly their flag alongside those of full member states at the world body's headquarters, calling it "another cynical misuse of the U.N. by the Palestinian Authority."

World, 02 Sep 2015

Israel slams Palestinians' push to fly their flag at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS - Israel on Tuesday complained to the United Nations about a Palestinian initiative to fly their flag alongside full member states' at the world body's headquarters, calling it "another cynical misuse of the U.N. by the Palestinian Authority."

World, 02 Sep 2015

Five Palestinians, Israeli policeman wounded in West Bank raid

JERUSALEM - Five Palestinians and an Israeli border policeman were wounded in a raid in the occupied West Bank to arrest a Hamas militant, the Israeli army and local medical officials said on Tuesday.

World, 01 Sep 2015

Switzerland says regrets envoy's display of Netanyahu cartoon

ZURICH - Switzerland expressed regret on Friday after its ambassador to Iran displayed a cartoon depicting two doves defecating on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's head, at an event promoting Iranian business opportunities.

World, 29 Aug 2015

Obama reassures Jewish groups on U.S.-Israel relationship

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama reassured U.S. Jewish groups on Friday that the U.S.-Israel relationship is strong, despite differences over the nuclear deal with Iran, and called for more talks between the two governments on security cooperation.

World, 29 Aug 2015

Obama reassures Jewish groups on U.S.-Israel relationship

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama reassured U.S. Jewish groups on Friday that the U.S.-Israel relationship is strong, despite differences over the nuclear deal with Iran, and called for more talks between the two governments on security cooperation.

World, 29 Aug 2015

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