Regions / Israel
To avoid U.N. rejection, Palestine -- that "serial Rejectionist of peace," according to an Israeli politician -- is ready to compromise.
Rick Perry called for cutting all U.S. aid to the Palestinians if the UN vote goes through, a measure already proposed by members of Congress.
Nothing like the Palestinian bid for statehood at the UN to unite Democrats and Republicans together in opposition.
Israeli Knesset Member Ben-Ari has announced a call to action for Israeli settlers to confront anticipated demonstrations in support of the Palestinian bid for statehood.
Israeli security forces report that they have arrested at least 100 suspected members of Hamas, claiming to have foiled multiple bombing and kidnapping plots.
Extremists, whether Muslim, Christian or Jewish, are alarmist, anachronistic and most, of all, power-hungry.
At a time of severe economic crisis, nearly one-fifth of the House of Representatives is going on a junket to Israel this summer.
It's inevitable that the settlements and Gaza will soon complicate the Israeli protests.
One of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's responses to the recent middle-class protests was to build almost a thousand new houses for the settlers.
Will the Israel/Palestine issue come between friends?