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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
    A week after the guns fell silent in the Gaza war, Israel and the Palestinians seem to have little appetite or incentive for a return to US-sponsored...
    Israel attacks Kerry over boycott warnings
    Israel attacks Kerry over boycott warnings
    US Secretary of State John Kerry is holding a gun to Israel's head in peace talks with the Palestinians by warning it could face international...
    Israel names Palestinian prisoners up for release
    Israel names Palestinian prisoners up for release
    Israel on Monday named 26 Palestinian prisoners to be freed this week under a deal enabling US-backed peace talks to resume, although Palestinians...
    Netanyahu takes aim at weapons 'leakage' in Syria
    Netanyahu takes aim at weapons 'leakage' in Syria
    Although Israel has not publicly taken sides in the civil war between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and rebels trying to topple him, Western and...
    Israel prime minister curbs settlement expansion plans
    Israel prime minister curbs settlement expansion plans
    Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu has quietly curbed new building projects in Jewish settlements, an Israeli watchdog group and media reports...
    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, as the European Union summoned...
    Israel plays down talk of war with Iran
    Israel plays down talk of war with Iran
    Israel's Defence Minister Ehud Barak played down on Tuesday speculation that Israel intends to strike Iranian nuclear facilities, saying no...
    Israeli soldier Shalit freed in mass prisoner swap
    Israeli soldier Shalit freed in mass prisoner swap
    Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit returned home to a national outpouring of joy on Tuesday after five years in captivity as hundreds of Palestinian...
    Rally buoys Israeli social protest movement
    Rally buoys Israeli social protest movement
    Hundreds of thousands of Israelis took to the streets on Saturday night in Israel's biggest demonstration to demand social justice, a lower cost of...
    Netanyahu to outline peace vision in speech to Congress
    Netanyahu to outline peace vision in speech to Congress
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would set forth his view of a future Middle East peace in an address to the US Congress on Tuesday and...
    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 in a move Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said made...
    Netanyahu presses US for military threat on Iran
    Netanyahu presses US for military threat on Iran
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US Vice-President Joe Biden on Sunday that only a credible military threat can deter Iran from...