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14 Feb
12:54

UN Suggests Tzipi Livni for Assistant Secretary of State

Media sources¬†report, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, that the United Nations has advanced a suggestion to assume former Foreign Minister of Israel, Tzipi Livni, the post of the Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs. The reports point out that, if that happens, it will be the […]

24 Jan
3:06

Tzipi Livni to Face Belgian Arrest Warrant

via the BDS National Committee.¬†(Edited for the IMEMC by chris @ imemc.org) 23/01/2017 – Brussels ¬†Belgian police have confirmed that they intend to question former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni at her arrival in Brussels, today, for suspected war crimes. Livni is listed as a speaker ¬†at a European Parliament […]

04 Jul
10:30

Tzipi Livni Refuses Police Interview In Relation To War Crimes Investigation; British Government Provides Last-minute Immunity

Scotland Yard‚Äôs War Crimes Unit transmitted a letter to the Israeli Embassy in London last week inviting Ms. Tzipi Livni to a police interview under caution in relation to her role in Israel‚Äôs 2008-2009 offensive on the Gaza Strip (Operation ‚ÄėCast Lead‚Äô). At the time of the offensive,¬†Ms. Livni was […]

15 Dec
9:05

Former Israeli FM Tzipi Livni Will Be Arrested If Enters UK

Arab and Israeli media sources reported Monday that a British court has issued an arrest warrant against former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni for her role in orchestrating last winter’s offensive against Gaza. OSCAILTIMAGE(attachments/dec2009/tzipilivni.jpg 300 0) Former Israeli FM Tzipi Livni (File) Arab and Israeli media sources reported Monday that […]

24 Feb
8:49

Tzipi Livni: we might be obliged to cede part of Israel during the negotiations process

February 24, 2008 8:49 PM IMEMC & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Peace process 0

Israeli Foreign Minister, Tzipi Livni, stated yesterday that the aim of the Israeli state is guaranteeing a safe, democratic national homeland for every single.’We might be obliged to cede a part of Israel during any negotiations process with the Palestinians’, Livni told a Jerusalem conference. She added that there should […]

20 Feb
8:58

Livni Quits

One of Israel’s most prominent politicians, former Foreign Minister¬†Tzipi Livni, on Monday, said that she was leaving politics after two decades and warned that “democracy is in danger”. A former peace negotiator with the Palestinians, Livni won recognition abroad for her part in the¬†United States-brokered talks between¬†Israel¬†and the¬†Palestinian Authority. Negotiations […]

03 Oct
5:16

Livni: Only Jews Have Right to Self-Determination in Israel

Israeli Former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni has claimed that only Jews have the national right for self-determination in Israel. Livni, whose Hatnuah faction forms part of the opposition Zionist camp, made the remarks as part of ongoing discussions in the Knesset about the exact nature of a proposed ‚Äúnation-state bill,‚ÄĚ […]

24 Jan
10:47

Livni Cancels Belgium Visit Following Arrest Threat

Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni has reportedly cancelled her trip to Belgium, according to the PNN, over threats of arrest for war crimes in Gaza. On 23 June, 2010, a group of victims filed a complaint in Belgium, with the Federal Prosecutor, against a number of Israeli military officials, […]

03 Jul
7:42

UK Police Summon Livni Over Suspected War Crimes (VIDEO)

Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni has received a summons letter from the British police for questioning regarding suspicion of involvement in war crimes during the Israeli aggression on Gaza in 2008, according to the Israeli daily Haaretz. The Israeli daily said however, the summons was cancelled after diplomatic contacts […]

19 Jun
9:32

Livni Calls for Referendum over Two-state Solution

Zionist Union member of the Israeli parliament of the Knesset, Tzipi Livni, called for a referendum, Saturday afternoon, over what she reduced to a ‚Äúproblem‚ÄĚ with Palestinians. Speaking at an event in the Israeli city of Rishon LeZion, south of Tel Aviv, Livni censured Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for failing […]

03 Dec
12:16

Netanyahu Fires Livni, Lapid

December 3, 2014 12:16 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired Justice and Finance Ministers for attacking his government‚Äôs policies, and criticizing him, bringing the country closer to new election. Israeli Ynetnews quoted Netanyahu stating he will not tolerate ministers for what he called criticizing the government‚Äôs policies, and its head (referring to himself) ‚Äúfrom […]

25 Nov
1:12

Livni ‘Prepared to be Fired’ over Opposition to Jewish State Bill

November 25, 2014 1:12 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The Israeli cabinet, on Wednesday, is set to vote on and approve the controversial ‘Jewish Nation’ legislation proposed by Prime Minister Netanyahu, which was opposed by 7 ministers and approved by 15.The Palestinian News Network (PNN) reports that Minister of Justice Tzipi Livni strongly opposed the bill, saying it was […]

03 Aug
12:06

Livni: ‚ÄúNext Rounds Of Talks, Second Week Of August‚ÄĚ

Israeli Justice Minister, Tzipi Livni, stated that the next round of direct peace talks with the Palestinian Authority (P.A) will be held in Israel in the second week of this month, and added that the first group of Palestinian detainees will be released by then.Livni told the Israeli TV Channel […]

02 Dec
11:05

Netanyahu Unhappy By Abbas-Livni Meeting

December 2, 2011 11:05 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, rebuked Israeli opposition leader, Tzipi Livni, for holding a meeting with Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, in Jordanian capital, Amman.Livni phoned Netanyahu to inform him on the details of the meeting, that was not sanctioned by the Israeli government, but he rebuked her for holding the […]

01 Dec
3:36

Abbas- Livni Meet In Amman

December 1, 2011 3:36 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, News Report, Peace process 0

The Israeli Radio reported that Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, held a meeting in Amman on Wednesday with Israeli opposition leader of the Kadima Party, Tzipi Livni.The Radio said that Livni demanded Abbas return to the negotiation table without any delays, adding that ‚ÄúPalestinian unilateral moves‚ÄĚ will never lead to a […]

12 Jun
12:13

Livni ‚ÄúNetanyahu Is A Danger To Israel‚ÄĚ

June 12, 2011 12:13 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Opposition head in Israel, leader of the Kadima Party, Tzipi Livni, stated that Israeli Prime Minister, head of the Likud Party, Benjamin Netanyahu, is a danger to Israel as he wants to push it back to the 1948 border. In an interview with Israeli daily, Yedioth Aharonoth, Livni said that […]

17 Jan
6:01

Livni May Face Arrest in South Africa

January 17, 2011 6:01 AM IMEMC News Human rights, International, News Report 0

Two Pro-Palestinian South African groups are seeking an arrest warrant against Tzipi Livni for alleged war crimes, Israeli daily, Ha’aretz, reported Saturday. The Media Review Network (MRN) and the Palestine Solidarity Alliance are attempting to get an arrest warrant issued against Israel‚Äôs Kadima leader and former Foreign Minister, ahead of […]

24 Jun
10:43

Lawsuit Filed in Belgium Against Barak, Livni

A Palestinian-Belgian national, and 13 Palestinians from the Gaza Strip, filed on Wednesday a lawsuit against 14 Israeli military and politically officials including Israeli Defense Minister, Ehud Barak, former Foreign Minister, Tzipi Livni, and General Matan Vilani, and former Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, for ‚Äúcommitting crimes against humanity and for […]

03 Mar
10:04

Netanyahu & Livni Trade Accusations Over ‚ÄúConcessions‚ÄĚ

March 3, 2010 10:04 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu of the Likud Party, traded accusations with Israel‚Äôs opposition leader of the Kadima Party, Tzipi Tivni, over what they described as ‚Äúconcessions made to the Palestinians.‚ÄĚThe stand-off took place during a Knesset session, Tuesday evening, when Netanyahu told Livni that she ‚Äúhas no clue on […]

05 Feb
5:45

Livni Vows To Visit Britain Despite Arrest Warrant

Israeli Foreign Minister, opposition leader, Tzipi Livni, vowed to visit Britain soon even if the country refrains from changing its laws regarding the arrest and prosecution of leaders accused of committing war crimes.There is an outstanding arrest warrant against Livni in Britain for its alleged role in war crimes against […]

17 Dec
8:11

UK Apologizes To Livni

Less than 48 hours after the British Foreign Minister, David Miliband, apologized for the former Israeli Foreign Minister, and the current head of the opposition in Israel, Tzipi Livni, British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, phoned Livni to apologize and promised to act on changing laws regarding allowing the arrest and […]

17 Dec
4:46

UK Seeks Law Changes As Brown Welcomes Livni In Britain

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown told on Wednesday Israel’s opposition leader Tzipi Livni that she is always welcome in UK. During a phone call Brown voiced his rejection of an arrest warrant issued in Britain against Livni earlier this week. Arab and Israeli media sources reported Monday that a British […]

16 Oct
3:31

Livni Demands Spain To Denounce Goldstone Report

Leader of Kadima party, former Israeli Foreign Minister of the, Tzipi Livni, demanded Spain on Thursday to denounce the Goldstone report. The statements of Livni came during her Thursday meeting with Spanish Prime Minister, Jos√© Luis Zapatero. She demanded Zapatero to act on upgrading Israel‚Äôs relations with the European Union […]

08 Dec
10:08

Livni calls for a large-scaled military offensive in Gaza

Israeli Foreign Minister, Tzipi Livni, stated on Wednesday that the Israeli army should carry a large-scaled military offensive in the Gaza Strip in retaliation for what she described as “the violation of the truce”. The statements of Livni came during a meeting in Tel Aviv University on Tuesday morning. She […]

24 Jun
3:13

Arab MKs slam the statements of Livni

June 24, 2008 3:13 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Arab members of Israeli Knesset, Wasel Taha and Jamal Zahalka, slammed the statement of Israel’s Foreign Minister, Tzipi Livni, who said at the Tel Aviv University that the Arabs in Israel can stay in the country but should recognize it as the National Home of the Jewish people. Taha said […]

24 Jun
3:13

Diputados árabes del Knesset critican duramente las declaraciones de Livni

June 24, 2008 3:13 PM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

Los miembros √ɬ°rabes del Knesset israel√ɬ≠, Wasel Taha y Jamal Zahalka, rechazaron la declaraci√ɬ≥n de la Ministra de Asuntos Exteriores, Tzipi Livni, quien afirm√ɬ≥ en la Universidad de Tel Aviv que los √ɬ°rabes en Israel pueden permanecer en el pa√ɬ≠s, pero deben reconocerlo como el Hogar Nacional de pueblo jud√ɬ≠o. […]

24 Jun
2:31

Livni: √Ę‚ā¨ŇďArabs who decide to stay in Israel, should accept it as a Jewish state√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě

June 24, 2008 2:31 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The Arabs48 news website reported on Monday that the Israeli Foreign Minister, Tzipi Livni, stated that the Arabs and Palestinians who live within Israel should accept the Jewish State with all that the word means. She added that the Arabs in Israel “are equal citizens and have the right to […]

24 Jun
2:31

Livni: ‘los √ɬ°rabes que decidan quedarse en Israel, debe aceptarlo como estado jud√ɬ≠o’

June 24, 2008 2:31 PM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

La p√ɬ°gina web de noticas Arabs48, inform√ɬ≥ el lunes que la Ministra de Asuntos Exteriores israel√ɬ≠, Tzipi Livni, ha dicho que los √ɬ°rabes y los palestinos que viven dentro de Israel deben aceptar el estado jud√ɬ≠o con todo lo que significa la palabra. A√ɬĪadi√ɬ≥ que los √ɬ°rabes en Israel ‘ […]

05 May
2:42

Livni claims settlements will not obstruct a permanent peace deal

Israeli Foreign Minister, Tzipi Livni, claimed on Sunday that Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank will not cause any obstruction to a permanent peace deal with the Palestinians, and added that Gaza Disengagement proved that settlements are not an obstacle.She said that settlements would not obstruct the creation of […]

05 May
2:42

Livni afirma que los asentamientos no obstruirán un acuerdo de paz permanente

May 5, 2008 2:42 PM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

La Ministra de Asuntos Exteriores israel√ɬ≠, Tzipi Livni, afirm√ɬ≥ el domingo que los asentamientos israel√ɬ≠es en la Cisjordania ocupada, no ser√ɬ°n ning√ɬļn obst√ɬ°culo para un acuerdo de paz permanente con los palestinos, y a√ɬĪadi√ɬ≥ que la Desconexi√ɬ≥n de Gaza ha demostrado que los asentamientos no son un obst√ɬ°culo. Ha dicho […]

07 Apr
7:57

Livni: there are red lines I will not cross in the negotiations

April 7, 2008 7:57 PM Ghassan Bannoura Israel, News Report, Peace process 0

Israeli Foreign Minister, Tzipi Livni, stated that there are 'red lines' she will refuseto  cross during Palestinian- Israeli talks.  Livni told Israeli radio that the 'red lines' are a generalised reference to refugees, borders, and Jerusalem . The Israeli official statement came few hours before a meeting between the Palestinian […]

07 Apr
7:57

Livni: Hay líneas rojas que no cruzaré en las negociaciones

April 7, 2008 7:57 PM Ghassan Bannoura News Report 0

La Ministra israel√ɬ≠ de Asuntos Exteriores, Tzipi Livni, ha dicho que hay √ā¬ęl√ɬ≠neas rojas√ā¬Ľ que se niega a cruzar durante las conversaciones palestino-israel√ɬ≠es. Livni dijo a la radio israel√ɬ≠ que las ‘l√ɬ≠neas rojas’ son una referencia generalizada a los refugiados, las fronteras y Jerusal√ɬ©n. La declaraci√ɬ≥n oficial israel√ɬ≠ lleg√ɬ≥ pocas […]

22 Mar
9:59

Livni: all final status issues are on the negotiating table

March 22, 2008 9:59 PM Ghassan Bannoura Israel, News Report, Peace process 0

The Israeli Foreign Minister and head of the Israeli negotiation team, Tzipi Livni, states that all final statute issues will be discussed during current negotiations with Palestinians.Livni made her statement during an interview with the Israeli TV Channel 2. She added that the Jerusalem issue will also be among the […]

22 Mar
9:59

Livni: todas las cuestiones del estatus final están sobre la mesa de negociaciones

March 22, 2008 9:59 PM Ghassan Bannoura News Report 0

La Ministra Israel√ɬ≠ de Asuntos Exteriores y titular del equipo Israel√ɬ≠ de negociaci√ɬ≥n, Tzipi Livni, manifiesta que todas las cuestiones del estatus final ser√ɬ°n tratadas durante las negociaciones actuales con los Palestinos. Livni hizo esta declaraci√ɬ≥n durante una entrevista en el Canal 2 de la Televisi√ɬ≥n Israel√ɬ≠. A√ɬĪadi√ɬ≥ que el […]

13 Mar
2:10

Qurai to Livni: the Palestinian Authority shocked by decision to expand settlements

The head of the Palestinian negotiation team Ahmad Qurai sent a letter of dissatisfaction, Wednesday to Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni regarding Israels recent decision to approve settlement expansion near the city of Jerusalem. Qurai protested the decision as it contradicts the U.S backed 2003 Road Map to Peace plan […]

13 Mar
2:10

Qurai a Livni: la Autoridad Palestina indignada por la decisión de ampliar los asentamientos

March 13, 2008 2:10 AM Ghassan Bannoura News Report 0

El dirigente del equipo de negociaci√ɬ≥n Palestino Ahmad Qurai mand√ɬ≥ una carta de descontento el mi√ɬ©rcoles, a la Ministra de Asuntos Exteriores Israel√ɬ≠ Tzipi Livni con referencia a la reciente decisi√ɬ≥n Israel√ɬ≠ de aprobar la expansi√ɬ≥n del asentamiento cercano a la ciudad de Jerusal√ɬ©n. Qurai protest√ɬ≥ por la decisi√ɬ≥n ya […]

20 Feb
10:20

Olmert √Ę‚ā¨‚ÄúAbass met in J√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘlem, Livni: √Ę‚ā¨ŇďIsrael shouldn√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘt play any role in the refugees issue√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě

February 20, 2008 10:20 AM Saed Bannoura Jerusalem, News Report, Peace process 0

Following the Abbas-Olmert Tuesday meeting in Jerusalem, Israeli Foreign Minister, head of the Israeli Negotiations Team, Tzipi Livni, stated that Israel should not play any role in resolving the issue of the Palestinian refugees.This statement observed as an official attempt by Israel not to recognize its responsibility for the displacement […]

20 Feb
10:20

Encuentro de Olmert √Ę‚ā¨‚ÄúAbbas en Jerusal√ɬ©n,Livni:√Ę‚ā¨ŇďIsrael no deber√ɬ≠a tocar el tema de los refugiados’

February 20, 2008 10:20 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report 0

Como continuaci√ɬ≥n al encuentro del martes entre Abbas-Olmert en Jerusal√ɬ©n, la Ministra Israel√ɬ≠ de Asuntos Exteriores, y que encabeza el Equipo de Negociaciones Israel√ɬ≠, Tzipi Livni, manifest√ɬ≥ que Israel no deber√ɬ≠a jugar ning√ɬļn papel en la resoluci√ɬ≥n del tema de los refugiados Palestinos. Esta declaraci√ɬ≥n observada como un intento oficial […]

02 May
9:03

The Livni-Rice Plan: Towards a Just Peace or Apartheid

For years I have been one of the doomsayers, arguing that the two-state solution is dead and that apartheid has become the only realistic political outcome of the Israel-Palestine conflict‚Äď at least until a full-blown anti-apartheid struggle arises that fundamentally changes the equation. I based my assessment on several seemingly […]

28 Mar
6:37

Livni: ‚ÄúAgreement on permanent solution is not possible in current situation‚ÄĚ

March 28, 2007 6:37 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Foreign Minister, Tzipi Livni, stated on Tuesday night that a permanent peace agreement with the Palestinians under the current situation is impossible, and that the Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas “disappointed Israel”. The statements came at the dedication of the new branch of Kadima party in Netanya, Israeli Ynetnews reported.She […]

26 Jan
4:56

Livni: ‚ÄúPalestinian state could be achieved‚ÄĚ

Israeli online daily Haaretz reported on Thursday that Israel's Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni told participants in the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, that a Palestinian state could in not an illusion and could be achieved.   — @page { size: 21.59cm 27.94cm; margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm […]

29 Nov
10:22

Olmert decides to appoint Livni as Justice Minister besides her position as Foreign Minister

November 29, 2006 10:22 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli online daily Haaretz reported that Israel's Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, decided on Wednesday to appoint Israel's Foreign Minister, Tzipi Livni, as justice minister; Livni will continue her position as Foreign Minister. The decision comes as the former justice minister, Haim Ramon, is facing sexual assault charges. In a phone […]

21 Sep
4:53

Livni: `‚ÄúTwo-state solution does not mean withdrawing to the borders of 1967`¬Ě

September 21, 2006 4:53 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report 0

Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday in New York, said that the solution of the Palestinian cause does not mean an Israeli withdrawal to the borders of June 4, 1967, “but means creating a new reality that did not exist back then”. Livni […]

19 Sep
3:47

Abbas and Livni meet for first time in four months

September 19, 2006 3:47 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, News Report, Palestine 0

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni met at the UN headquarters in New York Monday to discuss the current political situation in Israel and Palestine.  Considered positive and constructive by both, this was the first meeting between Palestinian and Israeli officials in four months. The most […]

07 Sep
2:27

Livni calls for direct talks with Abbas

September 7, 2006 2:27 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, Israel, News Report 0

Israel's Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, said during a press conference in Haifa that Israel should hold direct talks with the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, adding that direct talks will enable Israel “ to know what is going on, what is possible and what's not possible”. The statements of Livni came […]

15 Jun
6:15

Livni: `‚ÄúOnly a Palestinian State would solve the refugees’ cause`¬Ě

June 15, 2006 6:15 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, Israel, News Report 0

Israeli Foreign Minister, Tzipi Livni, said on Wednesday that the issue of the Palestinian refugees can only be solved by establishing a Palestinian State.   “The two-state solution means an establishment of two states, each providing a solution for its own people”, Livni stated in a meeting with Sergei Yakovlev, […]

18 May
6:50

Erekat: `‚ÄúAbbas and Livni will meet Sunday in Egypt`¬Ě

May 18, 2006 6:50 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, News Report, Palestine 0

Dr. Saeb Erekat, head of the negotiations file at the Palestinian Liberation Organization said on Thursday that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet with Israel’s Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni,  on Sunday, on the sidelines of an international economic conference, in Egypt. Erekat added that Abbas will press for the resumption […]

01 Mar
9:54

Livni `‚Äúwarns`¬Ě EU leaders not to finance Hamas government

March 1, 2006 9:54 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, Israel, News Report 0

Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni warned, on Wednesday, European leaders  against transferring funds to a Palestinian government led by the Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, and claimed that the movement is “a terrorist threat” to the area.Livni started her European tour by visiting Vienna for talks with Austrian leaders. She told […]

18 Jan
5:17

Livni replaces Shalom as a Foreign Minister

January 18, 2006 5:17 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, Israel, News Report 0

The Israeli acting Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, formally appointed Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, from Kadima party, as a Foreign Minister instead of Silvan Shalom, who resigned along with three other Likud cabinet ministers this weekend. The Israeli Ynetnews reported that Olmert now retains control over five ministries: the prime minister’s […]

01 Dec
2:49

Livni: `‚ÄúWest Bank Separation Wall is Israel√ɬĘ√Ę‚Äö¬¨√Ę‚Äě¬Ęs future border`¬Ě

Israeli Justice Minister, Tzipi Livni, stated on Thursday that the Separation Wall Israel is constructing in the west Bank is the future borders of the state of Israel, and that the High Court is drawing Israel’s borders through its rulings over the Wall. Livni’s remarks are considered a direct contradiction […]

05 Jun
3:30

Livni Believes a Compromise is Possible Prior to Cabinet Vote

optimism that a compromise deal could be achieved among LikudIMEMC Staff & agencies, June 5, 2004 Immigrant Absorption Minister Tzipi Livni expressed Saturday optimism that a compromise deal could be achieved among Likud ministers prior to Sunday cabinet meeting. ‘I still think there is a chance to reach a compromise […]

03 Jun
3:30

Likud Key Ministers to meet with Livni for further discussions

plan to be held between Senior Likud ministers Benjamin Netanyahu,IMEMC Staff & Agencies, June 3, 2004 A meeting for further discussions on the compromised disengagement plan to be held between Senior Likud ministers Benjamin Netanyahu, Limor Livnat, and Silvan Shalom and Immigration Absorption Minister Tzipi Livni Thursday, on her compromise […]

03 Jun
3:30

Likud Key Ministers to meet with Livni for further discussions

A meeting for further discussions on the compromised disengagement plan to be held between Senior Likud ministers Benjamin Netanyahu, Limor Livnat, and Silvan Shalom and Immigration Absorption Minister Tzipi Livni Thursday, on her compromise proposal for Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s disengagement plan. Israeli political sources said, Sharon needs to secure […]

02 Jun
3:30

Likud ministers to meet to discuss Livni’s compromise

held between the Likud Party ministers who oppose the Israeli PrimeIMEMC Staff & Agencies, June 2, 2004 Israeli Online newspaper Haaretz reported that a meeting will be held between the Likud Party ministers who oppose the Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s disengagement plan and the Immigrants Absorption Minister Tzipi Livni […]

02 Jun
3:30

Likud ministers to meet to discuss Livni’s compromise

Israeli Online newspaper Haaretz reported that a meeting will be held between the Likud Party ministers who oppose the Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s disengagement plan and the Immigrants Absorption Minister Tzipi Livni to discuss her proposed compromise plan. Livni’s proposal, which was welcomed by Sharon, suggests that the government […]

01 Jan
3:09

Analysis: Will the ICC’s Investigation into Israeli War Crimes Finally Bring Justice to Palestine?

By Miko Peled for Mint Press News Fatou Bensouda, the International Criminal Court‚Äôs Chief Prosecutor, said in a statement regarding ‚Äúalleged crimes‚ÄĚ committed in the occupied Palestinian territories that ‚Äúall the statutory criteria under the Rome Statute for the opening of an investigation have been met.‚ÄĚ The territories in question […]

06 Dec
4:54

The Systematic Torture of Palestinians in Israeli Detention

by¬†Yara Hawari,¬†for Al Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network Since the establishment of Israel in 1948, the Israeli Security Agency has been torturing Palestinians. Al-Shabaka Senior Palestine Policy Fellow Yara Hawari argues that the use of torture in Israeli detention is systematic and legitimized through domestic law, and outlines steps for the […]

29 Aug
10:26

Abbas Agrees to Demilitarized State

PA President Mahmoud Abbas told a delegation of Israeli academics that he is committed to achieving peace through a demilitarized state, and agreed that security would be maintained by police and not military. Abbas’s statement came during a visit by a delegation of Israeli academics, at his office in the […]

28 Jun
2:49

BBC Presenter Andrew Marr Slammed for Highlighting Israeli Killings of Palestinian Kids

Al Ray/Press TV, Jerusalem – The BBC has found its presenter, Andrew Marr, guilty of breaching editorial guidelines for commenting, during his flagship Sunday morning program, that Israel has killed ‚Äúlots of Palestinian kids.‚ÄĚ   The broadcaster issued an¬†unprecedented ruling, against one of its most senior personalities, after a complaint […]

22 Mar
7:48

Israel‚Äôs ‚ÄėJewish Nation State‚Äô Bill is Pushback against Palestinian Citizens‚Äô Resistance

Last week, a Knesset committee¬†approved¬†a final version of the controversial ‚ÄúJewish nation state‚ÄĚ bill, sending it to the plenum for its three readings before becoming law. Some Israelis have claimed that the law does not really change much, and stems more from the desire of current ultra-nationalist coalition members to […]

11 Mar
7:58

When Left is Right: How Palestinians Can Burst Israel’s Political Bubble

by¬†Amjad Iraqi¬†on¬†March 11, 2018 Overview Although no indictments have been issued yet, Israelis are speculating whether the latest developments in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‚Äôs¬†corruption scandals¬†finally mark the beginning of his political demise. The second-longest serving prime minister after David Ben-Gurion, Netanyahu has had a profound impact on Israel‚Äôs political scene […]

21 Jul
6:53

Israeli Bill to Annex Jerusalem Passes Knesset Reading

View of Jerusalem’s Old City district, ¬†seen on April 14, 2014. (AFP/Thomas Coex/File) A bill claiming to be about stopping divisions of Jerusalem by requiring a two-third majority in Israel‚Äôs parliament in order to do so, passed its preliminary reading in the Knesset, on Wednesday. The bill, titled “Basic Law: […]

24 May
3:07

Ali Abunimah: Trump’s Mideast ‘Peace Opportunity’ Ignores Palestinian Rights & Threatens Iran

On a visit to Israel, President Donald Trump claims to see “a rare opportunity for peace” in the Middle East, but Ali Abunimah of The Electronic Intifada says Trump is only offering more U.S. support for the Israeli occupation of Palestinians and hostility towards Iran. Ali Abunimah is co-founder of […]

17 May
7:49

Israel Begins to Confiscate 20% of Asylum-Seekers’ Incomes (VIDEO)

Documentary filmmaker Lia Tarachansky explains that the income garnishing measure targets African refugees and is intended to discourage asylum in Israel. TRNN trnscript: SHIR HEVER: Welcome to the Real News Network. From the beginning of this month a new policy’s implemented in Israel. African asylum seekers who work in Israel […]

26 Feb
7:52

Netanyahu Suggests Bringing International Forces into Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu¬†has called for deployment of international forces in the Gaza Strip, expressing his concern of the International Criminal Court (ICC), in the Hague. Netanyahu said, in his meeting with Australian foreign minister Jolie Bishop, on Sunday morning, that Israeli forces must impose its control over the […]

08 Feb
9:36

US Citizens File Complaint against Israeli Officials

The Palestinian Information Center (PIC) reported, on Wednesday, that Palestinian and Jewish activists have filed a lawsuit with a US court against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other Israeli officials over war crimes committed against Palestinian citizens. The legal complaint, made by 35 Palestinian and Jewish activists, all American […]

25 Jan
11:34

PCHR: Belgium is Not Britain — Israeli War Criminals Under Prosecution (VIDEO)

Tzipi Livni, who was the Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs at the time of the Israeli 2008-2009 offensive on the Gaza Strip, has cancelled her scheduled visit to Brussels in Belgium when the Attorney General there announced that she would be arrested to question her about war crimes committed in […]

19 Dec
7:21

Amona Settlers Accept Relocation Plan

Residents of the illegal settlement outpost of Amona, in the central occupied West Bank. voted on Sunday to approve a relocation plan put forward by the Israeli government, after weeks of discussions trying to assuage settler anger over the mandated evacuation of the outpost. Israeli news outlet Haaretz reported that […]

18 Nov
5:31

Knesset Advances Bill to Legalize Vigilante Confiscation of Palestinian Land

A bill to retroactively legalize Israeli settlements advances in the Knesset. Israeli defense minister begs: wait for Donald Trump presidency. The so-called formalization bill, which would retroactively legalize illegal settlements built on privately owned Palestinian land, passed its first reading on Wednesday afternoon, Haaretz reports. In essence, the bill rewards […]

11 Jul
9:50

UK Thwarts War Crimes Probe of Former Israeli Minister

For the fourth time in seven years, the British government has intervened to protect Tzipi Livni, Israel‚Äôs former foreign minister, from a possible a war crimes investigation into her role in Israel‚Äôs attack on the Gaza Strip in December 2008. Last week, ahead of her planned trip to London for […]

24 Feb
3:12

London Train Posters Show Palestinian Reality

Activists from the London Palestine Action group recently put up to 150 posters regarding Palestinian treatment, at the hands of the Israeli state, on London underground trains across the British capital, on Sunday. Their goal was to shine a spotlight on the support Israel gets from the UK: the government, […]

15 Jan
10:33

Israel Summons Swedish Ambassador

The Israeli government has summoned Swedish ambassador Carl Magnus Nesser over Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstr√∂m‚Äôs call for a probe into Israeli ‚Äúextrajudicial executions‚ÄĚ of Palestinians.According to Israeli news outlet Ynet News, on Wednesday this week, Mr. Nesser was urgently summoned to the offices of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign […]

11 Mar
2:14

Israeli Elections: 6 Things You Should Know

The legislative elections will be held in Israel on March 17th. The voters will renew the 120 members of the Knesset, the unicameral parliament. Since the first elections in the country, held in 1949, no party has ever had the absolute majority of seats in parliament.Six things you should know […]

16 Feb
1:03

Netanyahu Campaign Ad Compares Leftist Victory To ‚ÄúISIS Triumph‚ÄĚ in Israel

February 16, 2015 1:03 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The Likud Party of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a video, as part of his campaign ads, showing a scenario in which a victory of leftists in Israel is a triumph for the so called ‚ÄėIslamic State of Iraq and Syria‚Äô (ISIS), known by their Arabic acronym Da‚Äôesh. The […]

28 Jan
11:30

Israel Informs Security Council ‚ÄúIt Will Defend Itself‚ÄĚ

January 28, 2015 11:30 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Lebanon war, News Report 0

The Israeli Government informed the United Nations Security Council, Wednesday, it will conduct all needed measures ‚Äúto defend itself,’ following the death of two of its soldiers in clashes with Hezbollah fighters in southern Lebanon.Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor informed the Security Council that Israel will not […]

23 Dec
4:21

PA Rejects US Proposal to Delay Statehood Bid

Palestinian foreign minister Dr. Riyad al-Maliki says that Palestinian leadership has rejected US Secretary of State John Kerry’s proposal of bumping the Palestinian resolution bid for statehood post Israeli elections.The Palestinian News Network (PNN) reports that, according to Dr. Maliki, Kerry tried to convince Palestinian leaders, during talks last week, […]

04 Dec
2:07

Israeli Elections To Be Held March 17

December 4, 2014 2:07 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that the bill to dissolve the Knesset passed the first reading, Wednesday, in a 22 to 0 vote, preparing to head for new elections on March 17 2015.The developments came less than a day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, […]

26 Nov
4:51

Israelis Mock US Criticism of ‘Jewish State’ Legislation

Israeli officials, on Tuesday, mocked US concerns about the controversial new ‘Jewish State’ bill that was issued on Sunday, with the cabinet set to vote on and approve it Wednesday, November 26, 2014. The bill was opposed by 7 ministers and approved by 15. According to the PNN, PM Netanyahu […]

19 Nov
4:40

Israel as Jewish Nation-state Law Delayed

Attempts to pass legislation that would officially define Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people are being held up by internal problems within Israel’s ruling coalition, problems which may ultimately result in new elections. 11/17/14 | Alternative Information Center | Beit Sahour Although the legislation has yet to be […]

17 Nov
1:27

Israel Further Discusses ‘Jewish State’ Law, Repeals Arabic as Official Language in Pre-1948 Lands

November 17, 2014 1:27 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The controversial ‘Jewish State’ legislation, which would define Israel as a national home of the Jewish people, is up for discussion by an Israeli ministerial committee, on Sunday.According to the bill, the only language recognized in the pre-1948 occupied Palestinian lands will be Hebrew, with the Arabic language (considered an […]

27 Oct
10:24

4 Palestinian Homes Demolished Near Hebron

Israeli forces, on Monday, demolished four Palestinian homes belonging to the al-Hazaleen family in the Hebron village of Yatta, in the occupied West Bank.Ibrahim Hazaleen, who monitors settlement activity in the area said, according to Al Ray, that a large group of Israeli soldiers and a bulldozer stormed the village, […]

27 Oct
4:31

This Week In Palestine – November Week 4

October 27, 2014 4:31 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Listen to the audio from the MP3 Player on the right column. || Click here to Download MP3 file  12.5 MB || 13m20s This Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org. For the week of November 24 through December 1, 2006. The Israeli army kills […]

27 Oct
4:31

This Week In Palestine – November Week 4

October 27, 2014 4:31 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Listen to the audio from the MP3 Player on the right column. || Click here to Download MP3 file  12.5 MB || 13m20s This Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org. For the week of November 24 through December 1, 2006. The Israeli army kills […]

27 Oct
4:31

This Week In Palestine – November Week 4

October 27, 2014 4:31 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Listen to the audio from the MP3 Player on the right column. || Click here to Download MP3 file  12.2 MB || 13m20s This Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org. For the week of November 24 through December 1, 2006. The Israeli army kills […]

27 Aug
4:57

Half of Israeli Political-Security Cabinet Opposes Ceasefire Agreement

August 27, 2014 4:57 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

According to Israeli National Radio, Avigdor Lieberman (Foreign Minister), Naftali Bennett (Industry, Trade and Labor Minister), Gilad Erdan (Home Front Defense Minister) and Yitzhak Aharonovich (Internal Security Minister) oppose the Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire agreement.The PNN reports that Naftali Bennett has requested that PM Benjamin Netanyahu hold a cabinet session, in order […]

14 Jun
2:41

Three Teenage Israelis Missing In West Bank

[Friday, June 13, 2014] Israeli security officials stated that three teenage settlers, including one who reportedly holds a US citizenship, who have been missing since Thursday at night, are feared to have been kidnapped.The army and police initiated massive search campaign, while Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, held the Palestinian […]

19 May
12:19

New Unity Government To Be Unveiled in Days

A new Palestinian ‘consensus government’, to be named by the PLO and Hamas, is to be finalized within days, according to a senior Hamas official.Senior member of President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement, Azzam al-Ahmad is ‘arriving in Gaza on Wednesday and Thursday to meet with the Hamas reconciliation delegation to […]

05 May
8:38

7 Minors Arrested Over Racist Attacks

Seven Jewish Israeli minors have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in racist acts and vandalism.Four of the suspects, between the ages of 13 and 15, are accused of spraying racist graffiti at a building site near a Palestinian village west of Jerusalem, on Sunday, according to statements by Israeli […]

03 May
3:30

Muslim Grave Vandalized Near Haifa

Suspected Jewish Israeli vandals desecrated a Muslim grave near Haifa, in the northern Israeli coastal region, according to media and police reports.’Graffiti was found sprawled on and around a grave in the Al-Qassam cemetery in Nesher,’ said Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Samri, in a statement. The graffiti, painted in red, […]

25 Apr
3:02

Israel Halts Peace Talks, Discusses More Sanctions On P.A

April 25, 2014 3:02 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Peace process 0

The Israeli ministerial cabinet held an extended session in response to the Palestinian reconciliation and unity agreement, and decided to halt peace talks with the Palestinian Authority, and to conduct various measures meant to punish it and pressure it into voiding the deal.Israeli Ynet News said that right wing ministers […]

13 Apr
12:26

Peretz: Time to Settle Netanyahu Government’s Position

Via Hebew radio, Israeli Minister of Environmental Protection, Amir Peretz, strongly criticized, on Saturday evening, the right-wing ‘Jewish Home’ party, describing it as ‘the party of national hypocrisy’, with accusations of empathetic support for settlers, if even indirectly.According to a report by the Palestinian News Network (PNN), Peretz expressed, in […]

09 Apr
4:24

Netanyahu Instructs Israeli Government Ministries to Cease Cooperation with Palestinians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Wednesday, instructed all Israeli government ministries to refrain from meeting their Palestinian Authority counterparts, and to cease civilian and economic cooperation with the Palestinian Authority.Israeli officials in Jerusalem said that the order did not include Israel’s Army Ministry cooperation with the Palestinians or Israel’s […]

04 Apr
1:06

Israel Punishes P.A for Filing Requests to Join International Organizations

April 4, 2014 1:06 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

The extremist government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided to ‚Äúpunish‚ÄĚ the Palestinians and the Palestinian Authority of President Mahmoud Abbas for filing a formal application to join 15 UN conventions, by imposing a series of measures and restrictions.Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni […]

11 Feb
9:20

Kerry Plan Includes Palestinian Recognition of Israel as Jewish State

US Secretary of State John Kerry has approved that the drafted framework peace agreement, to be signed between the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israel, will include Palestinian recognition of the Jewish state, Maariv reported on Tuesday.(PNN) According to Maariv, Kerry’s plan is based on reciprocity between a state for the […]

30 Dec
4:36

Ministerial Committee Approves Bill Annexing Jordan Valley

[Sunday December 29, 2013] Israeli Ynet News has reported that the Ministerial Committee on Legislation approved a bill calling for annexing the occupied West Bank‚Äôs Jordan Valley, and for it to remain under Israeli sovereignty, under any peace agreement with the Palestinians. The Ynet said that Member of Knesset, Miri […]

25 Oct
11:30

Israel To Vote on Draft Law Preventing Release Of Detainees

October 25, 2013 11:30 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli daily, Maariv, has reported that the Israeli cabinet will be holding a vote on a new law meant to prevent the government from releasing Palestinian political prisoners. The votes only comes a few days before Israel implements second phase of releasing detainees.The Jewish Home party, a fundamentalist coalition partner […]

23 Oct
11:51

Direct Talks Ongoing Behind Closed Doors

October 23, 2013 11:51 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Peace process 0

Israeli media sources have reported that Palestinian and Israeli negotiators held over the last four days three direct negotiations sessions, behind closed doors, and without making statements to the media.The sources quoted U.S. Secretary of Sate, John Kerry, stating Monday that Palestinian and Israeli negotiators held so far 13 sessions […]

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08 Oct
11:43

Palestine Today 10 08 2013

October 8, 2013 11:43 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 34s || 3.27 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Palestinian Israeli negotiators meet without any progress announced, and Egyptian Authorities open Rafah crossing […]

08 Oct
12:14

Another Round Of Talks Held In Jerusalem

October 8, 2013 12:14 PM IMEMC & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Peace process 0

Jerusalem ‚Äď Monday evening October 7, 2013, Palestinian and Israeli negotiators held an extended round of political talks, under American mediation, yet again, ending without achieving progress.Tzipi Livni and Chief Israeli negotiator Yitzhak Molcho represented the Israeli side, while Chief Palestinian negotiator, Dr. Saeb Erekat, and Mohammad Eshtayya represented the […]

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06 Sep
9:37

This Week in Palestine Week 36 2013

September 6, 2013 9:37 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 8 m 27s || 7.74 MB || Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for August 31st to September 6th, 2013. While leaked information on the Palestinian-Israeli talks create controversy three […]