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  • Israel: Netanyahu gets 14 days to form new govt March 3, 2013

    Jerusalem: Israeli President Shimon Peres has granted incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two-week extension to form a governing coalition. Talks with potential coalition partners have been deadlocked for the past 28 days. The President gave Netanyahu the extension following elections in January. However, new elections will be called for if...
  • Gaza shakes, Israelis killed as Hillary seeks truce November 21, 2012

    Gaza/Israel: Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel's ground troops. Hamas, the Islamist movement controlling Gaza, and Egypt, whose...
  • Hamas will make a deal with Israel: Jimmy Carter April 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Former US president Jimmy Carter has criticised the US and Israel to hold talks with the Palestianian group Hamas. Carter said on Monday that Hamas had promised it would accept a Palestinian Arab state in only part of the territory traditionally claimed, implicitly accepting Israel's right to the...