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Netanyahu rejects French peace initiative, offers to meet Abbas

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected a multilateral French peace initiative as he met his French counterpart on Monday, offering instead to hold direct talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in Paris.

Netanyahu seeks to ease fears over changes in his govt

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought on Sunday to ease concerns over the expected entrance of a hardline nationalist party into his coalition, saying his government would still seek peace with the Palestinians.

French PM visits Israel to push for peace plan

Telavi - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls visited Israel on Sunday to advance his country's plan to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts in the face of opposition from his counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israel defence minister resigns in spat with Netanyahu

Jerusalem - Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon announced his resignation on Friday, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered his post to hardliner Avigdor Lieberman to expand his governing coalition.

France calls Middle East peace conference for June 3

Brussels - French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Thursday he had called for a long-delayed Middle East peace conference to be held in Paris on June 3.

Israel set to form 'most right-wing government in history'

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looked set to form the "most right-wing" government in Israeli history on Thursday, with Avigdor Lieberman, a hardliner loathed by Palestinians, expected to join as defence minister.

Kerry meets Sisi as Egypt seeks MidEast peace role

Cairo - US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo on Wednesday to meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, after Egypt called for a renewal of the Middle East peace process.

Netanyahu 'close to agreeing' Israel unity government

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is close to agreeing a unity government with the main opposition leader, Israeli media said Wednesday, in a move that could help revive peace talks with the Palestinians.

Palestinian museum set to open — without exhibition

Bir Zeit - After nearly 20 years and millions of dollars, Palestinian leaders will on Wednesday cut the red ribbon to inaugurate a museum about their national heritage. Yet while the architecture is impeccable, the exhibition halls are empty.

Netanyahu says Iran 'preparing another Holocaust'

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced Sunday a Tehran anti-Israel cartoon contest themed around the Holocaust, accusing Iran of denying and belittling it as well as "preparing another Holocaust.

Netanyahu questions French impartiality after UNESCO vote

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he told the French foreign minister that Paris's support of a UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem cast doubt on the impartiality of a peace initiative it is promoting.

Artist Ai Weiwei says Gaza key part of refugee crisis

Gaza - Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei said Thursday he felt compelled to visit Gaza to understand its part in the global refugee crisis for a documentary he is filming.

French PM says UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem 'unfortunate, clumsy'

Paris - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Wednesday described a UNESCO resolution on the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem as "clumsy" and "unfortunate" and said it should have been avoided.

Trial opens of Israeli soldier who shot wounded Palestinian

Jaffa - The politically charged trial began Monday of an Israeli soldier accused of shooting dead a wounded Palestinian assailant as he lay on the ground.

Israeli ex-president Katsav, jailed for rape, seeks pardon

Jerusalem - Israeli ex-president Moshe Katsav, in prison for rape and other sexual offences, has asked the current head of state for a pardon, President Reuven Rivlin's office said on Sunday.

Netanyahu vows to press hunt for Gaza tunnels

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday criticised the deputy head of Israel's armed forces for remarks appearing to compare contemporary Israeli society to Nazi Germany.

UN official spurns Netanyahu history lesson offer

Jerusalem - A senior United Nations official Saturday brushed aside an invitation from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a lecture on Jewish history, amid a row over a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site.

UN official spurns Netanyahu history lesson offer

Jerusalem - A senior United Nations official Saturday brushed aside an invitation from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a lecture on Jewish history, amid a row over a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site.

UN official spurns Netanyahu history lesson offer

Jerusalem - A senior United Nations official Saturday brushed aside an invitation from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a lecture on Jewish history, amid a row over a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site.

Israel raids hit Gaza as violence flares for fourth day

Gaza - Israeli aircraft hit two Hamas targets in Gaza early on Saturday in response to rocket fire as the worst flare-up of violence since a 2014 war entered a fourth day.

Hamas says not seeking war but will fight Israeli incursions

Kear Darom - Hamas Gaza leader Ismail Haniyeh said on Friday his Islamist movement is not seeking war with Israel but will not tolerate its troops entering the Palestinian territory.

Israel hits Gaza after mortar fire across border

Gaza - Israeli warplanes launched new strikes against Hamas in the Gaza Strip on Friday in response to mortar fire, as the worst cross-border violence since a 2014 war entered a third day.

Drag queens raise holy hell in Jerusalem's only gay bar

Jerusalem - In conservative Jerusalem, the last thing you might expect to find in the cramped back of a bar is a clutch of amateur drag queens railing against political and religious taboos.

Israeli shelling kills Gaza woman in worst clashes since 2014

Gaza - Israeli tank fire killed a Palestinian woman in her Gaza home on Thursday, the second day of the worst clashes between the army and Hamas fighters since the devastating 2014 war.

Israeli shelling kills Gaza woman in worst clashes since 2014

Gaza - Israeli tank fire killed a Palestinian woman in her Gaza home on Thursday, the second day of the worst clashes between the army and Hamas fighters since the devastating 2014 war.

Israeli shelling kills Gaza woman in worst clashes since 2014

Gaza - Israeli tank fire killed a Palestinian woman in her Gaza home on Thursday, the second day of the worst clashes between the army and Hamas fighters since the devastating 2014 war.

Thousands march at Auschwitz to honour victims

Oswiecim - Thousands of young Jews from 40 nations marched alongside a handful of Holocaust survivors and Polish teenagers Thursday in homage to the victims of the former Auschwitz-Birkenau WWII death camp in southern Poland.

Israeli tank shelling kills Gaza woman: Hospital

Gaza - A Palestinian woman was killed when Israeli tank shells hit her home east of Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, the southern city's Nasser hospital said.The hospital identified the woman as Zeina Al-Amour, 54.

Israeli army 'finds new Hamas tunnel stretching from Gaza'

Jerusalem - Israeli forces uncovered a Hamas tunnel stretching across the border from Gaza on Thursday, the army said, the second such discovery in recent weeks.

New Israeli air raids 'target four Hamas positions' in Gaza

Jerusalem - Israeli warplanes struck four new Hamas positions in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday, as a flare-up continued to threaten a 2014 ceasefire agreement.
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