Archive: May 2011

May. 20

Obama and Netanyahu face tense meeting on Mideast

U.S. President Barack Obama’s endorsement of a longstanding Palestinian demand on the borders of their future state sets the stage for what could be a tense meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday.

May. 20

Face to face, Netanyahu rejects Obama on borders

“In a blunt display of differences, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected the idea of using his country’s 1967 boundaries as the basis for a neighboring Palestinian state on Friday, declaring his objections face-to-face to President Barack Obama who had raised the idea just 24 hours earlier in an effort to revive stalled Mideast peace talks.”

May. 24

Palestinian statehood vote looms over U.S.-Israel rift

May. 30

Netanyahu: Israel cannot prevent UN recognition of Palestinian state

May. 30

Ashton ‘facing axe’ because she’s ‘too weak’

“Baroness Ashton, the EU’s foreign policy chief, has been told she has until the autumn to raise her game or she could lose her job.”