Articles tagged with: Benjamin Netanyahu

Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 4 Mar, 2015

After Netanyahu warnings, US, Iran resume talks

Montreux, Reuters—The US and Iranian foreign ministers began a third day of talks over Iran's nuclear program on Wednesday, just hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had warned that the deal being negotiated was a serious mistake. US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran's Mohammad Javad Zarif resumed their discussions in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux, hoping to work out a framework deal by late March. However, Netanyahu's controversial speech to the US Congre...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Monday, 2 Mar, 2015

Netanyahu arrives in US, signs of easing of tensions over Iran speech

Washington, Reuters—The United States and Israel showed signs of seeking to defuse tensions on Sunday ahead of a speech in Washington by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he will warn against a possible nuclear deal with Iran. Policy differences over the negotiations with Iran remained firm, however, as Netanyahu arrived in the United States on Sunday afternoon for a speech to Congress, which has imperiled ties between the two allies. Israel fears that US President Barac...

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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed
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on : Sunday, 4 Jan, 2015

Opinion: Israel’s ICC Embarrassment

Rejection of the Palestinian statehood bid went so smoothly that the US didn't even have to resort to its UN Security Council veto. The draft resolution failed to garner the 9 vote...

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Nazir Majli
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on : Friday, 2 Jan, 2015

Palestinians file Israeli war crime suit with ICC: official

Tel Aviv, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Palestinians filed a request to the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate what it believes to be Israeli war crime...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Monday, 15 Dec, 2014

Erekat: Palestinian Authority will pursue UN statehood bid alone if necessary

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—The chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said on Sunday that the Palestinian Authority would unilaterally propose a UN resolution to create ...

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Nazir Majli
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on : Monday, 24 Nov, 2014

Israeli cabinet approves controversial “Jewish state” bill

Tel Aviv and Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Israeli cabinet approved a draft bill on Sunday to officially recognize the country as a “Jewish state,” amid criticisms regard...

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Kifah Ziboun and Nazir Majli
on : Wednesday, 19 Nov, 2014

Jerusalem, West Bank on high alert after synagogue killings

Ramallah and Tel Aviv, Asharq Al-Awsat—Jerusalem and the West Bank were on high alert on Wednesday as clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police broke out in the West Bank f...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 18 Nov, 2014

Palestinians kill four in Jerusalem synagogue attack

Jerusalem, Reuters—Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, the deadliest...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Friday, 7 Nov, 2014

Jerusalem unrest underscores need for peace talks: EU’s Mogherini

Jerusalem and Gaza, Reuters—The EU's new foreign affairs chief said on Friday that a surge of violence in Jerusalem made it all the more critical that Israel and the Palestin...

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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed
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on : Saturday, 1 Nov, 2014

Opinion: Thank You, Sweden

When the Swedish foreign minister promised weeks ago that his country would recognize the State of Palestine, we weren’t sure that Sweden would do so given the tremendous amount ...

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