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  • Israel forging ahead after settlement plan backlash

    December 3, 2012 4:46 PM

    JERUSALEM - Israel is vowing to push ahead with the construction of thousands of new homes in West Bank settlements, despite a wave of condemnations from the U.S. and Europe. Last week's U.N. decision to recognize a Palestinian state may be fueling a tougher stand around the world against Israeli... more »
  • White House: Reaction to Romney comment in Jerusalem shows challenges of diplomacy

    July 30, 2012 5:10 PM

    WHITE HOUSE (AP) - The White House says it appears that Mitt Romney's comments today in Jerusalem left some people "scratching their heads a little bit." Romney told a group of Jewish donors that their culture was part of what allowed them to be more economically successful than the Palestinians... more »
  • Israel appeals to Facebook to remove uprising page

    March 28, 2011 1:15 PM

    JERUSALEM - The Israeli government is demanding that Facebook remove a page calling on Palestinians to take up arms against Israel. The page, entitled "Third Palestinian Intifada," has more than 340,000 fans. In a letter to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Israeli Cabinet Minister Yuli Edelstein says the... more »

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