two state solution

Biden Says Israel Settlements Raise Questions About Commitment to Peace

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, March 21 – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden called on Israel’s government on Sunday to demonstrate its commitment to a two-state solution to end the conflict with the Palestinians and said settlement expansion is weakening prospects for peace. “Israel’s government’s steady and systematic process of expanding settlements, legalizing outposts, seizing land,

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U.S. Says Looking For Way to Move Forward on Israel, Palestinian Peace

PARIS, March 13 – The United States is looking for a way to break the deadlock between Israel and the Palestinians, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday, acknowledging that by itself it could not find a solution. Having twice failed to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, the Obama administration is discussing ways to help preserve

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U.S. Hopes to Preserve Two-State Outcome For Israel, Palestinians

By Arshad Mohammed and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, March 10 – Having twice failed to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, the Obama administration is discussing ways to help preserve the prospect of an increasingly threatened two-state solution, U.S. officials said. One possibility under discussion is to issue an outline of a deal to end the nearly 70-year-old conflict

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About Half of Israeli Jews Want to Expel Arabs: Survey

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, March 9 – Nearly half of Israeli Jews believe Arabs should be expelled or transferred from Israel, according to a survey on the political views of Jewish religious and secular communities. The poll released on Tuesday by the Washington-based Pew Research Center, a non-partisan think tank, also found that many Israelis –

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Netanyahu Rejects French Ultimatum on Palestinian Statehood

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Jan 31- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Sunday for a more “sober” approach towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in dismissing a French peace initiative as only encouraging Palestinians to shun compromise. The proposal on Friday by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius for an international peace conference was the latest sign

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