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Jeffrey Heller

Jeffrey Heller

    No incentive for peace talks despite end to Gaza war
    No incentive for peace talks despite end to Gaza war
    Despite the ceasefire taking effect, there seems to be little incentive for both Israel and Palestine to continue peace and statehood talks.
    Israel attacks Kerry over boycott warnings
    Israel attacks Kerry over boycott warnings
    Israel has been stung by comments from US Secretary of State John Kerry that it could face international isolation.
    Israel names Palestinian prisoners up for release
    Israel names Palestinian prisoners up for release
    Opponents to the release of the first 26 of 104 Palestinian prisoners before peace talks resume have 48 hours in which to appeal.
    Netanyahu takes aim at weapons 'leakage' in Syria
    Netanyahu takes aim at weapons 'leakage' in Syria
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held out the prospect on Sunday of further Israeli strikes inside Syria.
    Israel prime minister curbs settlement expansion plans
    Israel prime minister curbs settlement expansion plans
    Benjamin Netanyahu has curbed building projects in Jewish settlements, say media reports, in a bid to help the US revive peace talks with Palestine.
    Israel pushes settlement plans ahead
    Israel pushes settlement plans ahead
    Israel moved ahead with plans to build 3 000 settler homes in one of the most sensitive areas of the West Bank.
    Israel plays down talk of war with Iran
    Israel plays down talk of war with Iran
    Israel's Defence Minister Ehud Barak has played down speculation that Israel intends to strike Iranian nuclear facilities.
    Israeli soldier Shalit freed in mass prisoner swap
    Israeli soldier Shalit freed in mass prisoner swap
    Israeli Gilad Shalit has been freed after years as a Hamas prisoner, as hundreds of Palestinians exchanged for him received a hero's welcome in Gaza.
    Rally buoys Israeli social protest movement
    Rally buoys Israeli social protest movement
    Up to 300 000 take part in Tel Aviv, 50 000 in Jerusalem and 40 000 in Haifa in Israel's biggest demonstration.
    Netanyahu to outline peace vision in speech to Congress
    Netanyahu to outline peace vision in speech to Congress
    Benjamin Netanyahu said he would set forth his view of a Middle East peace on Tuesday and reaffirmed Israel would never return to its old borders.
    Israel's Barak breaks away from Labour Party
    Israel's Barak breaks away from Labour Party
    Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak broke away from his centre-left Labour Party on Monday.