Middle East Peace

Obama’s approach to Israel questioned

Barack Obama has stepped up a counter attack against Republican opponents charging that he has short-changed Israel's security.

Mixed reaction to Obama’s bid for Middle East peace

European powers have welcomed a speech by US President Barack Obama calling for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal based on 1967 borders.

No talks until Israel halts settlements, PLO says

Direct talks with Israel will not resume unless it halts the building of Jewish settlements on occupied land, the Palestinian leadership said.

US sees progress in Middle East peace talks

The US believes Israel and the Palestinians are making progress towards resolving a dispute over settlement building that threatens peace talks.

Middle East leaders to hold bimonthly peace talks

Israeli and Palestinian leaders have cleared the first hurdle in what promises to be difficult negotiations.

Slim hopes ahead of new Middle East peace talks

Israeli and Palestinian leaders head to the US this week to relaunch direct peace talks, but with neither side expecting a long-elusive breakthrough.

Fuelling the Middle East arms race

<i>Simon Tisdall</i>: Allegations that Syria sold missiles to Hezbollah may not pose a direct security threat but will revive tensions with Israel.

Quartet tells Israel to halt settlement activity

The Quartet for the Middle East has urged Israel to stop building settlements and set a target for deal with the Palestinians within two years.

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.

Israel seeks to patch up row over settlement plans

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu issued a public apology to the visiting US vice-president on Thursday in a bid to defuse a row over settlements.

Arabs give Middle East talks four-month window

Arab League ministers on Wednesday backed a United States call for indirect Palestinian-Israeli peace talks.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

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South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.