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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Children a fifth of Gaza dead in Israeli bombardment, with nowhere to hide

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:35am by AP

    ... to attack civilian structures in densely populated areas, of course you are going to see children killed," said Bill Van Esveld, a researcher for New York-based Human Rights Watch. Seventy-five ...

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    Clinton calls for de-escalation of Gaza conflict in talks with Netanyahu

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 03:05pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed “rock solid” support for Israel’s security while calling for a de-escalation of the conflict ... on a media building in three days. In a late-night meeting in Jerusalem, Clinton told Netanyahu that Washington’s commitment to Israeli security was “rock solid and unwavering”. But she also stressed ...

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    Gaza, Tel Aviv shake as Clinton seeks truce

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 06:30pm by Reuters in Jerusalem, Gaza City

    ... Reuters in Jerusalem, Gaza City US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday pursued a Gaza truce, with Israel and Hamas still at odds over key terms, as Israeli air strikes shook the enclave and a bomb exploded on a Tel Aviv bus. After talks in Ramallah with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Clinton held a second meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before ...

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    US presses on with attempts to rescue Middle East talks

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:33am by Reuters in Jerusalem

    ... worrying about how to pay bills. Prices have risen and there are very few jobs,” said Tareq Younes, a Palestinian barber from a village near the West Bank city of Ramallah. The peace talks, which ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Kerry finalising Middle East peace talks team

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 02:01pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Eastern affairs under then president Bill Clinton and served as ambassador to Israel from 1995 to 1997. He then again served as ambassador to Israel from 2000 to 2001. Indyk was born in London, ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Ceasefire holds in Gaza after Israeli air strikes, Palestinian rocket firings

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 11:09pm by AFP

    ... in the military or perform civilian service. The bill was voted through by 65 to 1. The lone dissenting vote on Wednesday was cast by an MP from the far-right Jewish Home, who broke coalition discipline ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel, Palestinians strive for peace deal within nine months

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 01:57pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... voiced deep doubts about the chances of success for the peace talks, the latest in a long series of US-brokered efforts that have so far failed, including former President Bill Clinton’s 2000 ...

  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel and Hamas agree to ceasefire

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 02:01am by Associated Press in Tel Aviv

    ... Associated Press in Tel Aviv Egypt announces truce following talks with Clinton in Cairo and just hours after a bomb attack on a bus in Tel Aviv injures 27 Israel and Hamas agreed ... Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. "These efforts... have resulted in understandings to cease fire and restore calm and halt the bloodshed that the last period has seen," Amr said. Under ...

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    Shimon Peres is still going strong at 90

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 03:44pm by Associated Press in Jerusalem

    ... the government spokesman,” said Cabinet minister Yuval Steinitz. The conference has also come under fire for extravagant spending including a US$500,000 fee for an appearance by Bill Clinton. Organisers ... includes Clinton, Tony Blair, Rahm Emanuel, Mikhail Gorbachev and Larry Summers- as well as Robert DeNiro, Sharon Stone and Barbra Streisand. Peres seemed pleased and embarrassed when asked about ...

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    Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners ahead of US Secretary of State's visit

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 09:40am by Associated Press in Jerusalem

    ... that could upset peace efforts, a committee of Israeli Cabinet ministers approved a bill on Sunday that would annex a section of the West Bank near the Jordanian border to Israel. Netanyahu has said Israel must maintain a presence in the area, known as the Jordan Valley, as a security measure. Even so, it appears unlikely the bill, supported by hardline lawmakers unhappy with peace efforts, ...




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