Israel threatened on Nov. 30 to review its cooperation with European Union projects that benefit Palestinians in the West Bank, citing the bloc’s labelling of exports from Jewish settlements in the Israeli-occupied territory
A Russian warplane recently entered Israeli-controlled airspace from Syria but the intrusion was resolved without incident, Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said on Nov. 29
Russian President Vladimir Putin has refused to contact President Erdoğan because Ankara does not want to apologise for the downing of a Russian warplane, Yuri Ushakov, Putin's aide, said on Nov. 27
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Nov. 24 described a wave of Palestinian knife and car-ramming attacks as "acts of terrorism" that must be condemned as he held talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders on how to end the violence
Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard was released on parole in the United States on Nov. 20 after 30 years in prison, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, a case that became a serious strain in relations between the close allies
President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stressed close US-Israeli ties Nov 9, during a tightly choreographed White House appearance designed to quiet disputes over Iran and Middle East peace
U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet on Nov 9 for the first time since the Israeli leader lost his battle against the Iran nuclear deal, with Washington seeking his re-commitment to a two-state solution with the Palestinians
European authorities have taken action to shut down a cyber espionage operation linked to Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard in the first operation of its kind since Tehran signed a nuclear treaty, according to security researchers who located computers used to launch attacks
Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu will hold a post-row summit on Nov 9, hoping a massive 10 year defense deal will help them move beyond a bitter public fight that shook a decades-old alliance
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“I can’t stand him. He’s a liar,” then-French President Nicolas Sarkozy told U.S. President Barack Obama four years ago, in a conversation about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered a review of the status of certain Palestinian neighborhoods in east Jerusalem, an official confirmed on Oct. 26, a decision that could potentially strip tens of thousands of Palestinians of their Israeli residency rights.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Oct. 24 that Israel had agreed on steps to calm tensions over Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, at the centre of Palestinian unrest, including 24-hour security cameras
Israel said on Oct. 25 that an Arab citizen had used a paraglider to fly illegally into neighboring Syria, where he planned to join Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) insurgents in the four-year-old rebellion against President Bashar al-Assad
Israeli police said they have lifted age restrictions for the main weekly prayers at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Oct. 23, for the first time in weeks.
The top diplomats from Russia, the United States, Saudi Arabia and Turkey will hold talks on the war in Syria on Oct. 23, after Moscow thrust itself into the heart of the conflict with its bombing campaign in support of President Bashar al-Assad.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council on Oct. 21 that he was "not optimistic" following his talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to urge them to defuse tensions, diplomats said.
Germany on Oct. 21 stressed its inherent responsibility for the Holocaust, after Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu stirred controversy by claiming that a Palestinian leader gave Hitler the idea of exterminating Jews.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will brief the Security Council on Oct. 21 on his trip to the Middle East where he is seeking to defuse weeks of violence, diplomats said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is under fire for suggesting that a World War II-era Palestinian leader convinced the Nazis to adopt their Final Solution to exterminate European Jews.
Israel was to voice its opposition Oct. 19 to French proposals to send international observers to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound, the latest in a diplomatic push to quell fears over a full-blown Palestinian uprising
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