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A Virginia Tech English professor is using social media to vent criticisms of Israel, including a comparison made between the radical Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the U.S.’s closest Middle East ally. (Photo credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Virginia Tech Professor: Israel And ISIS Share Same Violent Viewpoint

Blacksburg, Va. (CBS DC) – A Virginia Tech English professor is using social media to vent criticisms of Israel, including a comparison made between the radical Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the […]

07/24/2014

The White House’s Deputy National Security Advisor, Ben Rhodes, said that the Obama administration believes that while Israel “has a right to defend itself,” the country “can do more” to avoid civilian casualties.  (credit: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

WH National Security Adviser: Israel Must Do More To Avoid Civilian Casualties

The White House’s Deputy National Security Advisor, Ben Rhodes, said that the Obama administration believes that while Israel “has a right to defend itself,” the country “can do more” to avoid civilian casualties.

07/24/2014

University of South Florida tenured computer science professor Sami Al-Arian (R) speaks with his wife Nahla before a news conference. (credit: Chris Livingston/Getty Images)

Prosecutors Drop All Charges Against Al-Arian

Federal prosecutors on Friday dropped all charges against a Palestinian activist whose criminal contempt case had sat in limbo for five years in front of a skeptical judge.

06/29/2014

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.

Kerry: Mideast Peace Deal ‘Is Not Mission Impossible’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted his Palestinian partner in peace-making efforts on Thursday, accusing him of embracing terrorists “as heroes,” harsh words that clouded the start of Secretary of State John Kerry’s tenth trip to the region to negotiate a peace deal he claims is “not mission impossible.”

01/02/2014

Former President Bill Clinton implored Israel to push for a two-state solution with Palestinians, noting that Israel cannot remain a democracy with the Palestinian population growing faster than that of the Jewish community. (Photo by David Vaaknin/Getty Images)

Clinton Urges Two-State Solution: ‘Palestinians Are Having More Babies Than The Israelis’

Former President Bill Clinton implored Israel to push for a two-state solution with Palestinians, noting that Israel cannot remain a democracy with the Palestinian population growing faster than that of the Jewish community.

06/18/2013

Secretary of State John Kerry believes a plan is emerging that could expand the Palestinian economy by up to 50 percent in the next three years. (JACQUELYN MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry Optimistic About Expanding Palestinian Economy

Secretary of State John Kerry believes a plan is emerging that could expand the Palestinian economy by up to 50 percent in the next three years.

05/26/2013

The Chinese government says it is willing to set up a meeting between the Israeli prime minister and the Palestinian president when the two leaders visit Beijing next week, if the sides expressed interest in doing so. (Photo by Moshe Milner/GPO via Getty Images)

China Says It’s Open To Hosting Israeli, Palestinian Peace Talks

The Chinese government says it is willing to set up a meeting between the Israeli prime minister and the Palestinian president when the two leaders visit Beijing next week, if the sides expressed interest in doing so.

05/03/2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Paris this week to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to continue his push for an outline for an Israeli-Palestinian peace accord. (Photo by Thaer Ganaim/PPO via Getty Images)

Violence, Massive Protests Worsen In West Bank Ahead Of Secretary Kerry Peace Talks

The violence comes ahead of a visit to the region this weekend by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who hopes to find a formula for restarting peace negotiations in the coming months. President Barack Obama has decided to make a new attempt to revive talks after largely ignoring the Israel-Palestinian issue during his first term.

04/04/2013

Following strained relationships between right-leaning Netanyahu – who formed a close relationship with Republican Mitt Romney during his losing campaign against Obama last year – Rabinovich stressed that Obama’s goals for this trip were about repairing the past and looking forward to the future. (Photo: JNS.org)

Former Israeli Ambassador: President’s Israel Visit ‘To Correct The Wrong Of Obama’s First-Term Relationship’

In a trip to renew a close relationship with the Israeli leadership and public, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Itamar Rabinovich called President Obama’s Middle East visit a “success,” setting the stage for future negotiations.

03/22/2013

Just days ahead of his Mideast trip, President Barack Obama met with about 10 leaders of Arab American groups who encouraged him to deliver a message of hope to the Palestinian people even if he is unable to immediately deliver a peace plan with Israel. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

President Obama Meeting With Arab Leaders To Address Palestinian Peace Plans Before Mideast Trip

Just days ahead of his Mideast trip, President Barack Obama met with about 10 leaders of Arab American groups who encouraged him to deliver a message of hope to the Palestinian people even if he is unable to immediately deliver a peace plan with Israel.

03/11/2013

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