BEIJING (AP) — China’s premier has urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to remove obstacles to restarting talks with the Palestinians, as Beijing seeks to bring its growing international influence to bear on the Middle East peace process. Greeting the Israeli leader at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday, Chinese Premier...
SHANGHAI (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited a Shanghai neighborhood where European Jews found refuge during World War II, saying Israel’s strong military would ensure they would never again have to seek such protection from others. Netanyahu’s visit to China’s eastern financial hub on Tuesday followed Israel’s weekend airstrike on a Syrian military...
BEIJING (AP) — China is hosting the leaders of both Palestine and Israel this week in a sign of its desire for a larger role in the Middle East. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was welcomed by his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began a visit to...
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s foreign minister on Wednesday confirmed for the first time that a dual Australian-Israeli citizen who died in a maximum-security Israeli prison had been working for Israel’s government, and he raised the possibility of a diplomatic spat if the man’s Australian passport was used for espionage. Ben Zygier died in an apparent...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Tuesday for the first time identified the Australian-Israeli at the heart of an espionage saga that has tested ties between the close allies, relations that Israel’s prime minister said remain strong. In a statement, Benjamin Netanyahu denied reports that the man worked for Australia’s security service, further loosening a veil...
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