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December 29, 2016 3:26 PM John Kerry’s Israel Speech Gets Collective Shrug in Arab World

“We have seen pro-Israeli presidents all along, and Israel First was the standard policy of the United States of America over the last 50-plus years,” Mr. Abdulla said. “But Trump is going much further than that. It seems he is even more Zionist than the Zionists.” Sympathy for the Palestinians has historically been among the few issues that united Arabs 62

December 29, 2016 10:58 AM Netanyahu Looks for Fresh Start With Trump After Obama Years

Strained U.S.-Israeli ties reached another low on Wednesday as Secretary of State John Kerry and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traded blame over the stalled Middle East peace process, with President-elect Donald Trump vowing a fresh start when he takes office on Jan. 20. Kerry, in a speech Wednesday in Washington, said Netanyahu’s policies backing 53

December 29, 2016 2:01 AM The Latest: Trump says Israel being treated ‘unfairly’

President-elect Donald Trump says Israel is being treated “very, very unfairly,” maintaining that countries that are “horrible places” never get reprimanded. Trump talked to reporters Wednesday in what became his longest question-and-answer session since the election. He refused to directly answer a question about whether Israel should stop building 61

December 28, 2016 8:11 PM Text of Kerry speech on Israeli settlements dispute

Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very, very much. Thank you. Excuse me. Thank you for your patience, all of you. For those of you who celebrated Christmas I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. Happy Hanukkah. And to everybody here, I know it’s the middle of the holiday week. I understand, but I wish you all a very, very productive and happy 70

December 28, 2016 3:10 PM Israel postpones vote on new East Jerusalem homes before Kerry speech

JERUSALEM Israel pulled back from approving hundreds of new homes for Israelis in annexed East Jerusalem on Wednesday before a speech in which the U.S. Secretary of State was to give further voice to international opposition to settlement building. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, who had joined Israeli leaders in attacking the Obama administration's 42

December 25, 2016 4:19 PM Netanyahu Accuses Obama of Orchestrating U.N. Resolution

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel further escalated his criticism of the departing Obama administration on Sunday, publicly accusing it of having orchestrated the United Nations Security Council resolution that condemned Israel’s settlement construction. It was the second consecutive day of rising invective from Mr. Netanyahu over the Friday 72

December 24, 2016 3:50 PM Israel on defensive after landmark UN settlements vote

JERUSALEM: Israel scrambled Saturday to contain the fallout from the UN Security Council vote to halt settlements in Palestinian territory after lashing out at US President Barack Obama over the "shameful" resolution. The council passed the measure Friday after the United States abstained, enabling the adoption of the first UN resolution since 1979 to condemn 66

December 23, 2016 10:51 PM In a rare move, UN demands end to Israeli settlements

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council Friday demanded that Israel halt its settlement activities in Palestinian territory, in a resolution adopted after the United States refrained from vetoing the measure condemning its closest Middle East ally. In a rare step, the United States instead abstained, allowing the measure to pass by a vote of 14 in favour 52

December 22, 2016 10:00 AM Donald Trump is the wrong president to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

To the editor: As much as my heart longs for an Israel with Jerusalem as its capital, moving the U.S. Embassy to that city would be an empty gesture from a president with demonstrated overt and covert prejudices. Such a move is not about support for Israel or Jews, it’s about underlying prejudice against Muslims. (“Trump administration could upend decades 44

December 17, 2016 2:55 AM Trump plan for Jerusalem embassy blunts US peace push

President-elect Donald Trump's plan to move the US embassy to Jerusalem signals an end to Washington's efforts to cajole its ally into giving up occupied land to a Palestinian state. Under President Barack Obama, the United States has insisted the only viable solution to the conflict is for two states to be recognized, based on the former 1967 border 54