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Iran Refuses to Discuss Suspension of Nuclear Program

By Haaretz Service

Iran would refuse to discuss any suspension of its uranium enrichment activities during talks with six world powers over its nuclear program that opened in Istanbul on Friday, a senior Iranian official said.Read More

Congressman Expresses Regret About Using Holocaust Terminology


U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, a Tennessee Democrat, expressed regrets about his use of Holocaust terminology in attacking Republicans during the debate over health care reform.Read More

Lieberman Reportedly Will Not Seek Re-election


U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman reportedly will not run for reelection.Read More

Russian President Reiterates Recognition of Palestine


Russian President Dmitry Medvedev reiterated Russia’s recognition more than two decades ago of an independent Palestinian state.Read More

Sarah Palin Defends use of ‘Blood Libel’


In her first interview since the Arizona shooting, Sarah Palin defended her use of the term “blood libel” and said she understands its meaning.Read More

Israel Concerned Russia Will Recognize Palestinian State

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Israeli officials fear that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will announce on Tuesday during a visit to Jericho that Russia recognizes a Palestinian state based on the 1967 borders.Read More

Montreal Acts of Vandalism are Not Isolated, Say Jewish Officials


Acts of vandalism at five Jewish facilities in suburban Montreal are not isolated, according to the head of the city’s Jewish Community Security Coordinating Committee.Read More

Bibi: Barak's Split from Labor Strengthens Israel's Government

By Haaretz Service

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s split from the Labour Party has strengthened Israel’s governing coalition.Read More

Barak Splits from Labor Party To form New Movement


Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has split from the Labor party, which he serves as chairman, to form a new party.Read More

'Quartet' To Meet in February in Attempt To Restart Israeli-Palestinian Talks


The “Quartet” guiding the Middle East process will meet next month and the top U.S. envoy is in the region attempting to restart Israeli-Palestinian talks.Read More

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