Ori Nir

Americans for Peace Now

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Spokesman for Americans for Peace Now; former former Washington Bureau Chief for the Jewish paper the Forward and reporter for Ha'aretz, covering Palestinian affairs

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Israel's parliament, called the Knesset, has 120 seats. In Tuesday's election, neither of the two major political parties is expected to win more than 25.

Is "Bibi" on the Ropes in Israel?

Israel's parliament, called the Knesset, has 120 seats. In Tuesday's election, neither of the two major political parties is expected to win more than 25.

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Despite Syria’s civil war, deadly upheaval in Egypt and Iran’s nuclear program, Secretary of State John Kerry’s top priority is a “two state solution” for Israel and the Palestinians.

A New Shot at Peace Talks: Will it be Different this Time?

Despite Syria’s civil war, deadly upheaval in Egypt and Iran’s nuclear program, Secretary of State John Kerry’s top priority is a “two state solution” for Israel and the Palestinians.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu got more than two dozen standing ovations today in his  50-minute address  to a joint session of Congress.

Netanyahu Wows Them on Capitol Hill

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu got more than two dozen standing ovations today in his 50-minute address to a joint session of Congress.

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