US presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke aggressively yesterday about protecting Israel from Iranian nuclear threats and suggested that he was open to breaking with US policy dating to 1967 by moving the United States embassy to Jerusalem if the Israelis asked.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2012
Mitt Romney has tried to pull back from making new American policy on Iran, distancing himself from an adviser’s assertion that the US presidential candidate would “respect” an Israeli decision for unilateral military action to prevent Tehran from gaining nuclear capability.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2012
ISRAELI troops clashed with Arab protesters along three hostile borders, including the frontier with Syria, leaving 16 people dead and dozens more wounded in an unprecedented wave of demonstrations marking a Palestinian day of mourning for their defeat at Israel’s hands in 1948.
Mon, 16 May, 2011
Israel should turn over Arab neighbourhoods in Jerusalem to the Palestinians as part of a peace deal with the moderate government of President Mahmoud Abbas, Israel’s deputy prime minister said today in some of the frankest remarks to date about what Israel might be willing to relinquish.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2007
a meeting with the Palestinian leader today, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert proposed releasing some prisoners, lifting some West Bank roadblocks and establishing a team to work on a broad agreement in advance of a US-sponsored peace conference in November.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2007
In their first meeting on Palestinian soil, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas today he hopes to launch negotiations “soon” on establishing a Palestinian state, his clearest promise yet to tackle a final peace deal.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2007