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The promise of a chosen people

There exists an idea of Israel which is an alternative to the past and present of the Jewish-Palestinian relationship — and an augury of a different future

Israeli cabinet approves bill defining country as Jewish state

Netanyahu said the bill is a response to Israel's Arab critics who question the country's right to exist.


It didn’t begin with Netanyahu

Recognising Israel as ‘the nation-state of the Jewish people’ is a means of reviving the two-state roadmap.

Strange law in Israel bars Israeli Arabs from marrying Palestinians

However,Israeli Jews are allowed to marry fellow Jews living in Palestinian territories.

Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel cannot cede self-defence

'Today we have both the right and the capability to defend ourselves'

Attack on country will lead to World War III: Iran commander

Iran could launch a pre-emptive strike on Israel if it was sure the Jewish state were preparing to attack it,a senior commander of its elite Revolutionary Guards was quoted as saying


Iran: Israel's existence 'insult to all humanity'

Iran and Israel have been bitter enemies for decades.

Panetta: Israel must get to damn peace table

He urges Israel to take steps to address the Jewish state's 'growing isolation' in Middle East.

Netanyahu visits Moscow to seek backing for Iran sanctions

Israeli PM Netanyahu arrived in Moscow on a two-day working visit with Russia on the verge of backing tough international sanctions against Iran.

Obama vows to work for lasting peace and security of Israel

US President Barack Obama has vowed to work for lasting peace and security of Israel.