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Visiting Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström speaks with her Finnish counterpart Erkki Tuomioja before their joint press conference in Helsinki, Finland on Oct. 8, 2014. (credit: MARKKU ULANDER/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweden’s New Government Recognizes State Of Palestine

Sweden’s new government says it has recognized a Palestinian state, a move declared by the prime minister as a priority for the left-leaning minority coalition.

10/30/2014

The White House on Monday stood firmly behind its criticism of Israeli settlement construction and pushed back against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's complaint that the U.S. rebuke goes "against American values." . (credit: GIL COHEN MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Stands By Rebuke Of Israeli Settlements

The White House on Monday stood firmly behind its criticism of Israeli settlement construction and pushed back against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s complaint that the U.S. rebuke goes “against American values.”

10/06/2014

Protesters in DC marching to the White House along Constitution Avenue, calling for a Free Palestine. (Photo by Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

Protesters March in DC Calling For A Free Palestine

Thousands marched down Constitution Avenue to the White House Sunday, protesting Israel and calling for a free Palestine.

07/20/2014

Nearly three-quarters of Israeli Jews believe the Americans are applying more pressure on Israel than the Palestinians to accept a potential US framework agreement, and almost two-thirds of both Jewish and Arab Israelis say they don’t trust U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry with Israel’s security.  (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom / GPO via Getty Images)

Poll: Two-Thirds Of Israeli Jews Don’t Trust Kerry On Security

Nearly three-quarters of Israeli Jews believe the Americans are applying more pressure on Israel than the Palestinians to accept a potential US framework agreement, and almost two-thirds of both Jewish and Arab Israelis say they don’t trust U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry with Israel’s security.

03/11/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's warning that Israel faced a growing boycott threat if peace talks with the Palestinians fail, saying the campaign would not achieve its goal.

Netanyahu: US, European Boycott Threats To Israel ‘Immoral And Unjust’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s warning that Israel faced a growing boycott threat if peace talks with the Palestinians fail, saying the campaign would not achieve its goal.

02/02/2014

Benjamin Netanyahu's hardline coalition partners on Sunday stepped up pressure on the Israeli prime minister, threatening to topple the government if he caves in to American pressure to accept a key Palestinian territorial demand in U.S.-backed peace talks.  (Photo by Lior Mizrahi - Pool /Getty Images)

Israeli Hardliners Threaten Netanyahu Against Caving to U.S. Demands

Benjamin Netanyahu’s hardline coalition partners on Sunday stepped up pressure on the Israeli prime minister, threatening to topple the government if he caves in to American pressure to accept a key Palestinian territorial demand in U.S.-backed peace talks.

01/05/2014

Israeli and Christian leaders reacted negatively to the comments in which he suggested that Israel is responsible for Christian exile from the Holy Land, saying Bethlehem is “under occupation,” the Times of Israel reports. (Photo credit should read MUSA AL-SHAER/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel Responds To Abbas Comment That Jesus Was ‘Palestinian Messenger’

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas labeled Jesus Christ a “Palestinian messenger” in a Christmas greeting issued earlier this week.

12/26/2013

Senior White House Correspondent Helen Thomas reads the newspaper while sitting in her chair in the White House press room on Aug. 2, 2006 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

White House Correspondent Helen Thomas Dies

Helen Thomas, the irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row of history to grill nine presidents and was not shy about sharing her opinions, died Saturday. She was 92.

07/20/2013

President Barack Obama waves as he arrives to speak on U.S., Israel and Mideast relations at the Jerusalem Convention Center in Jerusalem, on March 21, 2013, on the second day of his 3-day trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Heckled During Jerusalem Speech

JERUSALEM (CBSDC) — President Obama was heckled during his speech Thursday at the Jerusalem International Convention Center. Obama was heckled after saying, “I believe your future is bound to ours.” The unidentified person yelled at […]

03/21/2013

President Barack Obama says Palestinians deserve an independent and sovereign state and an end to occupation by Israel. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Palestinians Deserve A State Of Their Own’

President Barack Obama says Palestinians deserve an independent and sovereign state and an end to occupation by Israel.

03/21/2013

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