Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel Suspends EU Role in Peace Process with Palestinians

By Ori Lewis JERUSALEM, Nov 29 – Israel said on Sunday it was suspending contacts with European Union bodies involved in peace efforts with the Palestinians after the bloc started requiring the labelling of exports from Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the foreign ministry to carry out “a reassessment

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Netanyahu Meets Obama, Claims Israel Wants Peace

WASHINGTON (Nov 9) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday affirmed his commitment to a two state solution with Palestinians to achieve Middle East peace during a meeting with President Barack Obama in which the two leaders sought to smooth over differences on Iran. However, the White House said on Monday that the goal of

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Obama, Netanyahu To Meet For First Talks Since Iran Deal

By Jeffrey Heller WASHINGTON, Nov 9. U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet on Monday for the first time since the Israeli leader lost his battle against the Iran nuclear deal, with Washington seeking his re-commitment to a two-state solution with the Palestinians. Netanyahu, who infuriated the White House by urging Congress,

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Israeli Officers Shoot Dead Knife-wielding Palestinian Woman

JERUSALEM, Nov 9  Israeli security officers shot dead a Palestinian woman who tried to stab them on Monday, officials said, the latest episode in an outbreak of violence that Israel’s prime minister will discuss in talks in the White House. The woman had approached an Israeli checkpoint in the occupied West Bank wielding a knife,

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