Europe, France plan active Middle East policy

Sunday, May. 28, 2017 | Uri Savir, Columnist

Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron wants France to take a central role in international diplomacy and in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Israeli lawmaker's selfie with Trump draws scorn

Friday, May. 26, 2017 | Mazal Mualem, Columnist

Knesset member Oren Hazan's selfie with President Donald Trump highlights the increasingly offensive behavior of Israel's elected officials.

For now, Israel stuck paying Gaza's electric bill

Friday, May. 26, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

With the Palestinian Authority unwilling to pay for electricity in the Gaza Strip, Israel has become solely responsible for providing electricity to Gaza free of charge.

Jerusalem Day and the country without a capital

Thursday, May. 25, 2017 | Akiva Eldar, Columnist

Even Donald Trump wants to keep the peace in Jerusalem, which is more than can be said of Benjamin Netanyahu's government.

Jerusalem Day celebrations hide sad reality

Thursday, May. 25, 2017 | Mazal Mualem, Columnist

The reality of impoverished, neglected and undeveloped East Jerusalem is a far cry from the glossy image of the city presented at the celebration of 50 years of unification.

After Trump’s Israel love offensive, will Bibi reach a deal with him?

Wednesday, May. 24, 2017 | Ben Caspit, Columnist

If President Donald Trump wants his Middle East deal to succeed, he must include in it the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative.

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