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Arab League urges US to call halt on Israeli settlements 0

Post Views: 4 Committee has backed the decision of Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, to suspend peace talks with IsraelIan Black, Middle East editor Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas (left) listens to Qatari foreign minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani during a

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A Nobel Peace Prize laureate in prison

Post Views: 4 A Nobel Peace Prize laureate in prison If the court indeed deports Mairead Corrigan-Maguire we’ll know that our court system is also tainted to the teeth By Gideon Levy The photograph was recently distributed by the IDF’s

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Netanyahu humiliates Obama again 0

Post Views: 3 Netanyahu humiliates Obama again The Obama administration must understand that the Israeli prime minister is essentially a right-wing RepublicanMJ RosenbergThe Obama administration’s attempts at seducing Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, are getting embarrassing. Netanyahu has made it

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Palestinians ‘will not resume talks without new freeze on settlements’ 0

Post Views: 3 Palestinians ‘will not resume talks without new freeze on settlements’Israeli refusal to extend a freeze on new construction frustrates America’s efforts to keep talks alive Harriet Sherwood Jewish settlers put up plywood walls to a home as

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Pressure mounts on Israel, accused of suppressing footage 0

Post Views: 7 Pressure mounts on Israel, accused of suppressing footage   International pressure on Israel is likely to grow as an expert panel investigating Israel’s boarding of a Gaza-bound aid flotilla four months ago has said Israel is suppressing

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The US says it is “disappointed” by Israel’s decision not to extend a ban on West Bank settlement building. 0

Post Views: 2 Jeremy Bowen BBC Middle East editor The US says it is “disappointed” by Israel’s decision not to extend a ban on West Bank settlement building. US Middle East envoy George Mitchell has been sent to the region

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Barak says West Bank settlement deal has ’50-50′ chance 0

Post Views: 2 Barak says West Bank settlement deal has ’50-50′ chance Ehud Barak was Israeli prime minister when President Bill Clinton sought to make Middle East peaceIsraeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak has told the BBC there is a “50-50”

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Obama warns Middle East leaders ‘chance may not come again soon’ 0

Post Views: 11 Obama warns Middle East leaders ‘chance may not come again soon’ Direct dialogue begins between leaders in Washington as Barack Obama heralds ‘moment of opportunity’ to clear way for two-state solution Chris McGreal in Washington Egyptian President

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Israel and the anti-Muslim blow-up 0

Post Views: 3   Post-9/11 Islamophobia continues to grow within Jewish communities in the US [Gallo/Getty] I don’t know why I am at all surprised that the American Right – including the Republican Party – has decided that scapegoating Muslims is the ticket to

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Israel and Palestinians to resume peace talks in Washington 0

Post Views: 2 The US secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, said the peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians would aim to ‘resolve all final status issues within one year. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Hillary Clinton hopes a peace agreement can

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