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Analysis: Biden's relationship with Israel could be tested over Iran, but the president-elect's proclivity for a paradigm shift or a reversal of Trump's anti-Palestinian policies appears rather limited.

After Biden put the Iran nuclear deal back on the table, Netanyahu warned the US to stick to its stance taken by Trump.

What Biden owes the Palestinians

Daoud Kuttab

What Biden owes the Palestinians

Comment: A permanent settlement of the Israel-Palestine conflict is not yet a lost cause, but it will require courageous and resolute US leadership from President-elect Joe Biden, argues Daoud Kuttab

Pompeo's strange farewell tour, full of symbolism and silence

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Pompeo's strange farewell tour, full of symbolism and silence

The trip opened with 54 hours in Paris in which he appeared for a total of one minute in public.

Israel PM to undergo routine medical examination under sedation

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Israel PM to undergo routine medical examination under sedation

Israel's Defence Minister Benny Gantz will serve as acting prime minister during Prime Minister Netanyahu's examination.

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Pompeo visits West Bank settlement, Golan Heights

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo became the first top American diplomat to visit a Jewish settlement in the West Bank and the disputed Golan Heights.

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Amnesty slams US labelling Israel boycott movement as 'anti-Semitic'

Amnesty International said BDS is a 'form of non-violent advocacy and of free expression that must be protected'.

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Bahrain's FM's visit to Israel took place in Jerusalem

Contrary to official statements from Manama, Bahrain's Foreign Minister Abdellatif Al-Zayani was in the contested city of Jerusalem during his ...

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US to label Israel boycott movement as 'anti-Semitic': Pompeo

The US is set to label the BDS movement as 'anti-Semitic', angering activists

Pompeo says will make unprecedented visit to Israeli-occupied Golan

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Pompeo says will make unprecedented visit to Israeli-occupied Golan

The US Secretary of State will be the first top American diplomat to visit Golan Heights.

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Bahrain urges Israel-Palestinian peace in historic Jerusalem meet

Bahrain's foreign minister called for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks during a landmark meeting in Israel with US Secretary of State ...

Pompeo lands in staunch ally Israel on farewell tour

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Pompeo lands in staunch ally Israel on farewell tour

MIke Pompeo arrived in Israel for a farewell visit after years of a staunchly pro-Israel US administration

Don't look to Washington for peace in Israel-Palestine

Hugh Lovatt

Don't look to Washington for peace in Israel-Palestine

Analysis: The Palestinian leadership must escape the illusion that Biden will significantly challenge Israeli policy, let alone deliver ...

Israel air strikes hit Iran targets in Syria

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Israel air strikes hit Iran targets in Syria

Israeli warplanes killed ten Syrian and foreign fighters in strikes that hit Iranian targets in Syria.

Biden speaks to <em>Trump</em> allies <em>Netanyahu</em>, Modi

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Biden speaks to Trump allies Netanyahu, Modi

US President-elect Joe Biden held his first talks since his victory with the prime ministers of Israel and India.

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Israelis return to West Bank settlement evacuated in 2005

One Israeli lawmaker applauded the "Zionist" act of the settlers and urged Netanyahu to approve reconstruction of Sa-Nur, which Israelis had been prohibited to enter since 2005.

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Obama's new book suggests bullying campaign by pro-Israel lobby

In his new book, Obama reveals that he was "on the receiving end" of a "whisper campaign" that portrayed him as "insufficiently supportive - or ...

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Pompeo heads to see allies turning page on Trump

With President Donald Trump refusing to concede and making unsubstantiated claims of fraud, Mike Pompeo, one of his most loyal aides, ...

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Palestinians view Pompeo visit as 'dangerous precedent'

Palestine's prime minister said a planned visit by the US secretary of state to an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank sets a ...

The future of EU-Israel relations after Biden's victory

Stasa Salacanin

The future of EU-Israel relations after Biden's victory

Analysis: While there are hopes that Joe Biden will revamp transatlantic ties, the EU needs to find its own voice on the Israeli-Palestinian ...

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Pompeo to visit West Bank settlement on Israel trip

Mike Pompeo will visit the Psagot winery in the West Bank and also be the first secretary of state to travel to the Golan Heights.

Israel expedites construction in occupied East Jerusalem

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Israel expedites construction in occupied East Jerusalem

Fearing a freeze on settlement construction under a Biden presidency, authorities in Jerusalem have been ordered to usher through controversial ...

Delegation from illegal Israeli settlements meet with Dubai businessmen

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Delegation from illegal Israeli settlements meet with Dubai businessmen

A delegation of Israeli settlers visited Dubai to forge business ties.

Israeli parliament endorses Bahrain ties

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Israeli parliament endorses Bahrain ties

A total of 62 members of the Knesset voted to endorse the US-brokered agreement to normalise ties with Bahrain.

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