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Israel’s Barak breaks away from Labour Party

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak broke away from his centre-left Labour Party on Monday.

Netanyahu presses US for military threat on Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US Vice-President Joe Biden that only a credible military threat can deter Iran from building a nuclear

Netanyahu hints at settlement construction limits

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday Israel could not extend a moratorium on housing construction in West Bank settlements.

Netanyahu says peace deal requires new approach

A deal with the Palestinians will require a new approach to issues that have defied resolution, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

Obama brings Middle East leaders together for peace push

United States President Barack Obama urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders on Wednesday not to let the chance for peace slip away.

Obama voices hope for direct Middle East talks soon

United States President Barack Obama urged Israel and the Palestinians on Tuesday to resume direct peace talks by September.

Obama, Netanyahu to meet, mend fences

US President Barack Obama has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House next week.

Netanyahu says progress in US talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ended a troubled US visit on Thursday, saying progress had been made.

Obama, Netanyahu seek to defuse US-Israel tensions

United States President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought on Tuesday to ease strained ties.

Palestinians, Israeli police clash in Jerusalem

Palestinians mounted violent protests in Jerusalem on Tuesday as US President Barack Obama's envoy cancelled plans to return to the region.

Biden assures Israel of US security commitment

United States Vice-President Joe Biden assured Israel on Tuesday of Washington's commitment to its security.

Palestinians: Indirect talks last chance for peace

Israel disclosed it would build 112 new homes in a Jewish settlement, a plan Palestinians said topped the agenda in talks they held with a US envoy.

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