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  • GENEVA, Feb 12- The United Nations human rights office issued a report on Wednesday on companies it said have business ties to Israeli settlements in the West Bank, drawing ire from Israel but winning praise from Palestinians. It said it had identified 112 business entities which it has reasonable grounds to conclude have ties with Israeli settlements- 94...

  • Founder and trustee of the King Faisal Foundation as well as the Chairman of the King Faisal Centre for Research and Islamic Studies HRH Prince Turki Al-Faisal speaks on stage during the 2015 Concordia Summit at Grand Hyatt New York on October 2, 2015 in New York City.

    The U.S. unveiled its long-awaited peace initiative for an Israeli-Palestinian deal with great fanfare late last month.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participate in a joint statement in the East Room of the White House on January 28, 2020 in Washington, DC. The news conference was held to announce the Trump administration's plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

    U.S. President Donald Trump's peace plan faced swift criticism after it was announced on Tuesday stateside, but one analyst told CNBC that America and Israel may have a "window of opportunity" to push this deal through.

  • *Trump proposed Palestinian state with "eastern Jerusalem" capital. The Islamist group Hamas said it would confront Trump's "aggressive" proposals and accused him of talking "nonsense" about Jerusalem. Trump, in his remarks at the White House earlier on Tuesday, said that Jerusalem would remain the undivided capital of Israel.

  • President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creation of a Palestinian state with a capital in eastern Jerusalem, dependent on Palestinians taking steps to become self-governing, in an effort to achieve a peace breakthrough in their decades of conflict with Israel. In exchange, Israel would agree to accept a four-year freeze on new settlement activity while...

  • President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creation of a Palestinian state with a capital in East Jerusalem, dependent on Palestinians taking steps to become self-governing, in an attempt to achieve a peace breakthrough in their decades of conflict with Israel. Senior administration officials, briefing Reuters on the details of a plan the president was due...

  • Netanyahyu was in Washington for meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of the release of Trump's long-delayed Israel-Palestinian peace plan when Israel's attorney-general filed the charges in a Jerusalem court. In addition to his legal battle, Netanyahu is fighting for his political life in a March 2 election, Israel's third in less than a year...

  • President Donald Trump's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan on Tuesday hours before its scheduled release at a ceremony in Washington. They say his administration is biased towards Israel. The Palestinians fear the plan will dash their hopes for an independent state in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem- areas Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East War- by...

  • JERUSALEM, Jan 28- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday withdrew his bid for parliamentary immunity from prosecution on corruption charges, making a criminal trial against him a near certainty. Netanyahu, 70, is now in Washington for meetings with U.S. Gantz made a brief trip to Washington to discuss the peace plan with Trump, and had rushed back...

  • JERUSALEM, Jan 28- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday he is withdrawing his bid for parliamentary immunity from prosecution on corruption charges. Israel's longest-serving prime minister said in a statement the immunity proceedings in parliament would have been a "circus" and he did not want to take part in this "dirty game".

  • JERUSALEM, Jan 28- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday said he is withdrawing his bid for parliamentary immunity from prosecution on corruption charges. Israel's longest-serving prime minister issued a Facebook statement saying the immunity proceedings in parliament would have been a circus and he did not want to take part in this dirty...

  • *Israel's PM Netanyahu, rival Gantz invited to White House. Trump invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief rival centrist former general Benny Gantz to the White House next week, saying he would reveal details of his plan before his Tuesday meeting with Netanyahu. Israeli-Palestinian peace talks collapsed in 2014 and Palestinians...

  • *Israel's PM Netanyahu, rival Gantz invited to White House. Trump invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief rival centrist former general Benny Gantz to the White House next week, saying he would reveal details of his plan before his Tuesday meeting with Netanyahu. Israeli-Palestinian peace talks collapsed in 2014 and Palestinians...

  • Prince Charles appears to snub Vice President Mike Pence at the World Holocaust Forum marking 75 years since the liberation of the Nazi extermination camp Auschwitz, at Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial centre in Jerusalem January 23, 2020.

    "He's unstoppable, like somebody else I know," Pence told Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, apparently referring to Trump.

  • *Poland absent in dispute with Russia, Israel. JERUSALEM, Jan 23- Dozens of world leaders will convene in Jerusalem on Thursday to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, amid a backdrop of rising anti-Semitism in Europe and the United States. However, the president of Poland, where the Nazi concentration camp was built during the German...

  • *Europeans trigger Iran nuclear deal's dispute clause. PARIS/ LONDON, Jan 14- Britain, France and Germany on Tuesday formally accused Iran of violating the terms of its 2015 agreement to curb its nuclear programme, a step by the three powers that could lead eventually to the reimposing of U.N. sanctions lifted under the deal. The three countries said they still...

  • JERUSALEM, Jan 14- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israel will not allow Iran to obtain nuclear weapons and called on Western countries to impose "snapback sanctions" on Tehran. I reiterate: Israel will not allow Iran to achieve nuclear weapons, "Netanyahu said in a video statement. "I also call on all Western countries to impose...

  • ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU CALLS ON WESTERN COUNTRIES TO IMPOSE SNAPBACK SANCTIONS ON IRAN.

  • ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU SAYS ISRAEL WILL NOT ALLOW IRAN TO ATTAIN NUCLEAR WEAPONS.

  • ATHENS, Jan 2- Greece, Cyprus and Israel on Thursday signed a deal to build a 1,900 km subsea pipeline to carry natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean's rapidly developing gas fields to Europe. The energy ministers of Greece, Israel and Cyprus- Kostis Hatzidakis, Yuval Steinitz and Yiorgos Lakkotrypis- signed the final agreement on the pipeline at a ceremony...