Israel will release to the Palestinian Authority tax funds it collects on its behalf and withheld as punishment for its move to join the International Criminal Court, the premier's office said March 26.
Israel's outgoing government, at a time of high tensions with Washington, has suspended a controversial plan to build hundreds of new settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, a news website reported Marhc 25.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Over time, and especially with the current Justice and Development Party (AKP) government, Turkey has found itself less and less on the same page as the transatlantic community on certain key issues.
Israel's representative was conspicuously missing when the UN Human Rights Council started a special session March 23 on the situation in Palestine and the 2014 Gaza conflict.
In a fresh rebuke to Benjamin Netanyahu, President Barack Obama said the Israeli leader's pre-election disavowal of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict makes it "hard to find a path" toward serious negotiations to resolve the issue.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on March 22 began consultations with representatives of parties elected to parliament last week to hear who they would recommend as prime minister.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
There is a major difference between the upcoming parliamentary elections and previous ones: This is the first time President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has asked for votes from the Turkish people for “himself.“
On March 17 the Israeli population went to the election ballot boxes for the second time in two years. On Dec. 8, 2014, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed the 19th Kneset (the Israeli parliament) due to discrepancies in the coalition under his governance, and called for new general elections
Obama told the people and leaders of Iran that nuclear talks presented "the best opportunity in decades" for the two countries to transform long-frayed ties, but warned there was still work to do in the tortuous negotiations
President Barack Obama told Benjamin Netanyahu on March 19 that Washington would "reassess" its options on U.S.-Israel relations and Middle East diplomacy after the Israeli prime minister took a position against Palestinian statehood during his re-election campaign, a White House official said
The United Nations said on March 18 that Israel needs to stick with the Middle East peace process to remain a democracy after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu abandoned a commitment ahead of his re-election to negotiate a Palestinian state
A two-state solution to the Middle East conflict will be impossible with an Israeli government headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said on March 19.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart reported "progress" in talks on Tehran's contested nuclear programme but with still much left to achieve ahead of an March 31 deadline.
Benjamin Netanyahu swept to a stunning election victory yesterday, securing a third straight term for an Israeli leader who has deepened tensions with the Palestinians and infuriated key ally Washington
The Palestinians slammed Israelis on Wednesday for voting for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's rightwing Likud party, saying they had chosen "occupation and settlement building" over peace talks.
Israelis voted March 17 in an election expected to be a close-fought battle between the centre left and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who ruled out a Palestinian state in a last-ditch appeal to the right.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, trailing in opinion polls two days before a parliamentary election, on March 15 implored right-wing voters to turn out and "stop a left-wing government from coming to power."
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, trailing in opinion polls two days before a parliamentary election, publicly offered on March 14 the Finance Ministry portfolio to a potentially king-making rival
Category: VERDA ÖZER
“We want to leave this episode behind us. Turkey is a very important country. We want friendly relations. But the ball is now in Turkey’s court.”
On the eve of fresh talks with Iran, US Secretary of State John Kerry says it is unclear whether an interim agreement over its nuclear power program is within reach
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