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October 26, 2018 9:56 PM Israeli Leader Visits Oman’s Ruler in Sign of Improving Relations

Netanyahu and Sultan Qaboos meet for the first time to discuss regional stability TEL AVIV—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a surprise visit to meet Oman’s ruler this week to discuss regional issues, the first official summit between the leaders and a sign of improving relations between Israel and the Arab Gulf states. Mr. Netanyahu returned 61

October 26, 2018 2:01 PM Israel's Netanyahu made unpublicized visit to Oman: PM's office

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an unpublicised visit to the Gulf state of Oman on Friday, and discussed peace initiatives in the Middle East, his office said. A statement from Netanyahu’s office after he returned home, said he met with Omani leader Sultan Qaboos. A joint statement said that “ways to advance the peace 69

October 24, 2018 11:39 AM Dem congressional candidate Antonio Delgado: ‘Israel is not a Jewish democracy’

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem, Israel, Sunday Oct. 7, 2018. (Abir Sultan/Pool via AP) A Democratic congressional candidate in New York denied Israel is a "Jewish democracy." Antonio Delgado, who is running against Rep. John Faso (R., N.Y.) in New York's 19th Congressional District 132

October 22, 2018 8:43 PM Israel releases two Palestinian Authority officials from custody

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel on Monday released two Palestinian Authority officials who were detained at the weekend, police said, but gave no further details on the case. The two men who were taken into custody were Adnan Gheith, who holds the largely ceremonial post of Palestinian-appointed governor of Jerusalem, and Jihad Al-Faqeeh, the head of Palestinian 66

October 22, 2018 6:50 PM Israeli farmers concerned about Jordan ending land lease

A Jordanian flag flies on a bridge leading from Israel to Jordan, in the Jordan valley area called Baqura, Jordanian territory that was leased to Israel under the 1994 peace agreement between the two countries, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Jordan's King Abdullah II on Sunday said he has decided not to renew the lease on two small areas of Baqura and Ghamr 75

October 18, 2018 6:27 PM US to merge Jerusalem consulate general with new embassy

The US is to merge its consulate general in Jerusalem, which deals with Palestinian affairs, with its new embassy, the secretary of state says. Mike Pompeo said the decision was made for efficiency reasons and did not signal a change of policy on Jerusalem, the West Bank or the Gaza Strip. Senior official Saeb Erekat said the Trump administration was working 106

October 18, 2018 5:18 PM U.S. Closes Jerusalem Consulate Serving Palestinians

Israel cheers move, while Palestinian officials call it another blow to aspirations for an independent state TEL AVIV—The Trump administration said it would merge its Jerusalem consulate responsible for relations with the Palestinians into its newly relocated U.S. Embassy there, another symbolic blow to American-Palestinian relations. The consulate in Jerusalem 43

October 15, 2018 10:13 PM Australia PM open to shifting Israel embassy to Jerusalem

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will reconsider its support for Iran’s nuclear deal and is open to recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and shifting its embassy there, Australia’s Prime Minister said on Tuesday. The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest obstacles to a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Israel regards all of the city, including 55

October 2, 2018 4:05 PM U.N. Atomic Agency Rebuffs Israeli Criticism Over Iran Sites

Netanyahu has twice alleged over the past six months that Iran is cheating on the 2015 nuclear deal BRUSSELS—The United Nations atomic agency hit back Tuesday at Israeli claims it is failing to police Iran’s nuclear work, rebuffing criticisms of the agency’s credibility. The dispute comes as European countries, China and Russia seek to uphold the 2015 deal that placed 51

September 28, 2018 7:34 PM Six Palestinians Die in Clashes at Gaza-Israel Border

Around 20,000 Palestinians gathered along border; Israeli military says grenades, explosive devices and stones hurled at soldiers TEL AVIV—At least six Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli security forces on the Gaza-Israel border Friday, after militant group Hamas issued calls for bigger protests amid growing frustrations over stalled cease-fire 44