Articles tagged with: Arab-Israeli Conflict

Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 12 Feb, 2014

John Kerry’s peace plan to recognize Israel as “Jewish state”

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—According to a leaked report published in an Israeli newspaper on Tuesday, an outline Israeli–Palestinian peace agreement being drawn up by US Secretary of State John Kerry will include the recognition of Israel as a “Jewish state.” The conservative Israeli newspaper Maariv cited an American source as saying Israel will be termed “the nation-state of the Jewish people” in the document. Under Kerry’s peace plan, Israel would exist alongside an inde...

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Lee Smith
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on : Sunday, 25 Aug, 2013

Debate: Regional problems hinder Arab-Israeli peace

The confrontation with Israel is not the principal reason behind the slow development and well-being in the Arab world. Rather, the Arab—Israeli conflict is a manifestation of a much larger issue, and it is this regional dynamic, more dangerous even to the Arabs than it is to Israel, that is primarily responsible for the lack of development, material and human, in the Arabic-speaking Middle East.   In the United States, columnists, regional experts and former policymakers have remarked of l...

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Rory Miller
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on : Sunday, 25 Aug, 2013

Debate: Regional issues are not the biggest obstacles to Arab–Israeli peace

During the first three rounds of the current US-sponsored peace talks between the Palestinians and Israel, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has been clear that “every topic is...

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Mohammad Ali Salih
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on : Tuesday, 30 Jul, 2013

Kerry appoints Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

Washington and Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—US Secretary of State John Kerry has appointed Martin Indyk as US special envoy to the preliminary peace talks set to begin this week bet...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 30 Apr, 2013

New Joint US-Arab League Efforts to Revive Mid-East Peace

Washington, Asharq Al-Awsat—US Secretary of State John Kerry held talks with Arab League officials yesterday in an effort to revive the fading Middle East peace process. Kerry...

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Nadine Makarem
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on : Saturday, 27 Apr, 2013

European Ex-Leaders Urge New Efforts on Israel-Palestine

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—A group of senior former European leaders and officials warned the EU's foreign policy chief this week that the chances for a peaceful two-state solution ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 2 Apr, 2013

Hamas Re-elects Meshal

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Hamas has re-elected Khaled Meshal as president of its governing political bureau via its Shura Council, after private talks in Cairo that lasted until la...

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David Andrew Weinberg
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on : Thursday, 28 Mar, 2013

Obama’s Defining Moments in Israel

Now that US President Barack Obama has returned to Washington and the dust is settling on his visit to the Holy Land, we can take stock of what actually transpired during his trip....

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 12 Mar, 2013

Obama Meets Arab–American Leaders Before Mideast Trip

Washington, Asharq Al-Awsat—President Obama met with the leaders of several Arab-American organizations at the White House yesterday, in preparation for his first trip to the Mid...

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Dr. Amal Al-Hazzani
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on : Thursday, 7 Feb, 2013

Know Your Enemy

I would like to thank those who showered me with a torrent of angry correspondence about my previous article on Israel, who accused me of calling for a normalization of relations, ...

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