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Netanyahu rolls out new roadblock to peace
Demand that Palestinians recognise Israel as a Jewish state is new cornerstone of Israeli diplomacy.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2014 11:15 GMT
The world reacts to Ariel Sharon's death
Israeli leaders praise Sharon, while Palestinians express regret he was not brought to justice before he died.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2014 04:10 GMT
Ariel Sharon: Enemy of peace
Sharon's legacy is one of wanton destruction not just of Palestinian homes and lives, but of the peace process itself.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2014 15:41 GMT
The legacy of Ariel 'the bulldozer' Sharon
Israel's controversial former prime minister known for aggressive stances dies in hospital at age 85.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2014 15:04 GMT
Arafat: Polonium no more?
As Russian scientists say that the former Palestinian leader died of natural causes, we look at the ongoing controversy.
Last updated: 28 Dec 2013 11:50 GMT
Mandela the radical
The South African leader was a more politically complex figure than is commonly thought by his admirers in the West.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 09:24 GMT
Swiss: French Arafat conclusion 'debatable'
Scientists from Lausanne University say radon cannot be an explanation for elevated polonium levels in Arafat’s remains.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2013 23:35 GMT
JFK's death and Middle East assassinations
A look at the long history of political murder in the Middle East on the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's killing.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2013 12:58 GMT
Why I believe Yasser Arafat was poisoned
The author cites scientific and contextual evidence which point to Arafat's poisoning with polonium.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2013 12:48 GMT
Killing Arafat 'crime of the century'
Palestinian officials say finding out who killed former leader in 2004 is a national responsibility.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2013 07:20 GMT
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