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July 17, 2017 10:53 AM Macron Denounces Anti-Zionism as ‘Reinvented Form of Anti-Semitism’

For decades, many French have held on to the idea that their ancestors were either victims or resisters of Nazis, or of the collaborationist regime that was set up in Vichy, France. President François Mitterrand, who worked as a low-level Vichy administrator before joining the Resistance, declared in 1992 that “the French state was the Vichy regime 55

July 17, 2017 6:00 AM Israel PM, president in rare Kagame honour

|Greer Fay Cashman| He didn’t do it when U.S. President Donald Trump met with President Reuven Rivlin in June; nor did he do it when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with President Rivlin in early July. But when it came to Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu showed up at the President’s Residence on July 10 to join in greeting 65

July 17, 2017 12:15 AM Emmanuel Macron Chides Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu On Settlements, Urges New Mideast Talks

Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron told Israel's visiting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday that Paris opposes Israel's expansion of settlements in occupied Palestinian territory as he urged fresh Middle East peace talks. Stressing that international law should be "respected by all", Macron said: "I am thinking here of (Israel's) continued 34

July 16, 2017 10:31 PM Analysis: What Paris Mideast peace conference?

It was an august ceremony that signified absolutely nothing, the Middle East Peace Conference held in Paris just six months ago. Representatives from some 70 countries, including the foreign ministers from 30 of them – along with outgoing US secretary of state John Kerry – took part in the parley on January 15. The event caused no small degree of prior 20

July 16, 2017 9:18 PM Macron decries France's Nazi past during Netanyahu visit; calls for renewed peace talks

French President Emmanuel Macron has denounced France's collaboration in the Holocaust, lashing out at those who negate or minimise the country's role in sending tens of thousands of Jews to their deaths. Commemorating 75 years since a mass round-up of Jews during the darkest chapter of modern French history in his first meeting with Israeli Prime Minister 29

July 16, 2017 8:41 PM Netanyahu: Israel won’t tolerate Iranian bases in Lebanon, Syria

Jerusalem maintains that Iran is not only interested in sending military advisers to Syria, but also is keen on establishing ground and air bases there. PARIS – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel opposes the US-Russian-brokered cease-fire in Syria because it perpetuates Iran’s military presence in the country and told French 50

July 16, 2017 12:00 PM Israel reopens Jerusalem's Noble Sanctuary after deadly shooting

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel reopened Jerusalem's Noble Sanctuary-Temple Mount compound on Sunday, drawing a protest by Muslim religious authorities over the installation of metal detectors at entrances two days after a deadly shooting. On Friday, three Arab-Israeli gunmen shot dead two Israeli policemen on the outskirts of the holy site, holy to Muslims 24

July 16, 2017 9:26 AM Macron vows France 'will never give in to anti-Semitism' at Holocaust memorial

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and French president Emmanuel Macron attended a ceremony commemorating 75 years since the rounding up of 13,000 Jews at Paris's Vél d'Hiv stadium in 1942, the majority of whom were later deported and killed in Nazi extermination camps. The leaders concluded Sunday's ceremony with speeches to memorialize the event 30

July 15, 2017 2:15 AM Muslim terrorists open fire and kill 2 Israeli police officers at Temple Mount in Jerusalem from inside Al-Aqsa Mosque grounds

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is vowing not to restrict access to the Al Aqsa mosque after three terrorists open fire and kill two Israeli police officers atop the Temple Mount. The Arab assailants struck at ground zero of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Friday, opening fire from inside a major Jerusalem shrine and killing 34

July 13, 2017 7:53 AM Dying to leave: Playing politics with patients' lives in Gaza

The medical referral could not have been clearer: "Top Urgent" it read, yet nothing about Baby Bara'a Ghaben's health was given any kind of priority at all. "They told us he needed urgent heart surgery outside of Gaza in the West Bank or Israel," the baby's 25-year-old father, Mohammad, explained. The surgery and care the newborn needed were available 80