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Conflict in Israel, Will Israel Obey God or Man

Again, a conflict has arisen in Israel – this time in regard to the government’s order to freeze construction in the so-called Jewish “settlements” of Judea and Samaria. The conflict boils down to: Should Israel obey God or man? Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bowed to heavy international pressure recently by reversing his position on such [...]

Third Act for the Jerusalem Crisis This Week

Relations between the United States and Israel hit crisis level last week. The drama has played out in two acts so far. The third act comes this week, and determines whether it will be a tragedy or farce.According to the New York Times, the acrimonious 10-day confrontation between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu [...]

WH Chief of Staff Denies Reported Comments

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel denied reports that said he is fed up with Israel and the Palestinians, a White House aide told Haaretz on Wednesday. The White House aide emphasized that Emanuel’s statements were distorted. “He expressed frustration with the lack of progress with the peace process, but he certainly didn’t threaten [...]

U.S.-Israel A Potential Diplomatic Train Wreck

A best-selling author and former political consultant to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu believes the U.S. and Israel are headed for a diplomatic train wreck over the alleged “peace process” with the Palestinians. The Associated Press has reported that, under pressure from the United States, Israel is reducing its security presence in four West Bank [...]

Israel Peace Talks In Paris Called Off

A meeting between Israel’s prime minister and a senior US envoy has been canceled amid growing differences over settlement building in the West Bank. Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot said the US put off the meeting in response to Benjamin Netanyahu’s refusal to heed US demands to halt settlement activity. But Mr Netanyahu’s aides say it [...]

Russia Aims To Host Mideast Peace Meeting

The Russian president said in Cairo on Tuesday that Moscow aimed to hold a Middle East peace conference before the end of 2009, a move backed by Egypt and which Russia said also had Israel’s approval. Russia, which has proposed such a conference in the past, is a member of the Quartet of Middle East [...]

Half of Israelis Back Immediate Strike on Iran

Just over half of Israelis back an immediate attack on the nuclear facilities of arch-foe Iran but the rest want to wait and see the results of US diplomacy, according to a poll released on Sunday. Fifty-one percent support an immediate Israeli strike on Iran’s nuclear sites, while 49 percent believe the Jewish state should [...]

Jordanian King Says US Pushing 57 State Peace Plan

The United States is promoting a peace plan for the Middle East involving a “57-state solution” in which the entire Muslim world would recognize Israel, Monday’s Times of London quoted Jordan’s King Abdullah as saying. “We are offering a third of the world to meet them with open arms,” the king said. “The future is [...]