Arab foreign ministers have demanded that the United States rescind Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling it a "grave" development that puts Washington on the same side as "occupation" and the violation of international law.
Sun, 10 Dec, 2017
A new poll of Israelis and Palestinians found that a slim majority on both sides still favour a peace settlement establishing a Palestinian state alongside Israel, despite years of conflict and deadlock in negotiations.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
France’s president said yesterday that spiralling Middle East upheaval since the collapse of the round of Israel-Palestinian peace talks has complicated the process and makes it even more urgent to bring the two sides back to the table.
Sat, 04 Jun, 2016
Donald Trump called off a planned December trip to Israel, shelving what was shaping up to be an awkward visit by the Republican presidential front-runner following comments that managed to offend Muslims and Jews alike.
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
Israelis and Palestinians would gain billions of dollars from making peace with each other, while both would face daunting economic losses in case of other alternatives, particularly in case of a return to violence, according to a study.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2015
It is good to see that John McCarthy, who survived five years of brutal captivity in Lebanon at the hands of Islamic terrorists, has not been deterred from returning to the Middle East to expand his knowledge and understanding of that troubled region.
Fri, 06 Jul, 2012
EXHORTING world leaders to push past years of cynicism and pessimism, President Barack Obama challenged the countries of the United Nations yesterday to unite around peace efforts that he said could achieve agreement within a year to create an independent Palestine and a secure Israel.
Fri, 24 Sep, 2010
US President Barack Obama is exhorting the world to unite around the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, challenging the United Nations to support an agreement that would create an independent Palestine and a secure Israel in a year's time.
Thu, 23 Sep, 2010
CROWDS of Palestinian youths went on violent rampages in east Jerusalem yesterday, stoning buses, overturning cars and facing down Israeli riot police at the holy city’s most sensitive religious site following the shooting death of a local man.
Thu, 23 Sep, 2010