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Benjamin Netanyahu Front and Center for Today's Israeli Elections
Israelis headed to the polls today to settle a hard-fought parliamentary election. Here's what you need to know. What Happens Today? Polls opened at 7 a.m. in Jerusalem and the first exit polls will emerge at 10 p.m. local time, but no one is putting too much stock in those numbers. By the numbers,
Palestinian President Condemns Kidnapping of Israeli Teens
Palestinian Militant Group Hamas Criticizes the President's Comments as 'Harmful' to Palestinian Interests
State Department Explains John Kerry's 'Apartheid' Comment Amid Backlash
Speaking to a private audience about the Middle East peace process, Secretary of State John Kerry did what for many Israel supporters is the unthinkable and used the A-word: apartheid. “A two-state solution will be clearly underscored as the only real alternative. Because a unitary...
The Note's Must-Reads for Wednesday July 31, 2013
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Carrie Halperin, Jayce Henderson, Will Cantine, Jordan Mazza and J.P. Lawrence BRADLEY MANNING
Obama Administration Hopeful, Realistic About Mideast Peace Talks
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry wrapped up the first days of renewed Mideast negotiations, standing side by side with Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and chief Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erakat at the State Department and calling the talks “positive and constructive.” Kerry said...
The Note's Must-Reads for Tuesday, July 30, 2013
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Carrie Halperin, Jayce Henderson, Will Cantine, and J.P. Lawrence PRESIDENT OBAMA AND HIS ...
Obama Throws Support Behind Mideast Peace Talks
President Obama has thrown his full support behind the resumption of negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian officials, a process Secretary of State John Kerry has been pushing since he began his post at the beginning of the year. “I am pleased that Prime Minister [Benjamin] ...
New Envoy for Mideast Peace Process
Secretary of State Kerry announces that U.S. ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, will take post.
White House Power Lunch
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CHOWING DOWN LIKE IT’S 2016: President Obama and Hillary Clinton have a lunch date. The former secretary of state will break bread with the president at the White House today, ABC’s CHRIS GOOD notes. The White House did not specify...
Israeli, Palestinian Leaders to Resume Peace Talks in Washington
WASHINGTON — Senior Israeli and Palestinian officials will meet over the next two days to try and hash out parameters to formally resume direct peace talks, the State Department announced today. This will be the first time in nearly three years the parties will have...