Major powers signaled to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians is the only solution to the problems in the Holy Land, with France warning him that plans to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem could derail peace efforts
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he favors a pardon for an Israeli soldier convicted Jan. 4 of manslaughter for shooting dead a Palestinian assailant as he lay wounded.
Police questioned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for three hours on Jan. 2, on suspicion of receiving expensive gifts from businessmen, as part of a graft probe that has shaken the country’s politics
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He doesn’t have much time left before he leaves office in a few weeks, but U.S. President Barack Obama got in one final, parting shot against Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu in revenge for the latter’s speech in Congress in March 2015.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is very, very cross about last Friday’s United Nations Security Council resolution condemning the creation of illegal Jewish settlements all over the occupied West Bank and in East Jerusalem.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Dec. 28 said Israel’s building of settlements on occupied land was jeopardizing Middle East peace, voicing unusually frank frustration with America’s longtime ally weeks before he is due to leave office
An Israeli committee delayed a vote set for Dec. 28 on permits for settler homes after a request from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to avoid further conflict with the United States, an official said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at U.S. President Barack Obama on Dec. 24, accusing him of a “shameful ambush” at the United Nations over West Bank settlements and saying he is looking forward to working with his “friend” President-elect Donald Trump.
The United States on Dec. 23 allowed the U.N. Security Council to adopt a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building, defying heavy pressure from long-time ally Israel and President-elect Donald Trump for Washington to wield its veto
Buses loaded with Syrian civilians have begun leaving the last rebel-held enclave of Aleppo again on Dec. 21, after being stalled for a day, a U.N. official and Syrian state TV said
Turkey’s new ambassador to Israel, Kemal Ökem, submitted his credentials to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Dec. 12, marking the inauguration of a Turkish envoy to the country for the first time in six years.
World leaders and other members of the international community expressed their condolences and condemnation following twin bombings in Istanbul that killed at least 41 people, including 30 police officers, late on Dec. 10, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Tel Aviv residents woke up on Dec. 6 to an unusual site - a golden statue of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu displayed prominently in front of City Hall in an act of protest
The first foreign firefighting planes on Nov. 25 started helping Israel tackle a vicious wave of wildfires which have forced tens of thousands to flee their homes.
The Turkish-Israeli normalization process is continuing, albeit at a slow pace.
Ambassador Kemal Ökem has been named as Turkey’s new ambassador to Israel, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Nov. 16.
An Israeli bill calling for a ban on mosques using loudspeakers for the call to prayer has been condemned as a “rejection of Islam” by the head of Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet).
The Israeli Foreign Ministry has nominated Eitan Na’eh as the new ambassador to Turkey, although the prospective envoy first needs to pass the Israeli government’s security committee in order to be formally appointed to Ankara
World leaders pledged to work with Donald Trump after his shock victory in the U.S. presidential election but some officials expressed alarm that the vote could mark the end of an era in which Washington promoted democratic values and was seen by its allies as a guarantor of peace
Ankara and Tel-Aviv will mutually appoint ambassadors within 10 days, Turkish presidential spokesperson İbrahim Kalın announced on Oct. 13
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