Latest Israel News• Air force chief warns of 'surprise war' with Syria - Times of Israel
The commander of the Israeli Air Force, which has reportedly bombarded targets in Syria several times in recent months, warned Wednesday that war could break out on Israel's northern border at any moment, demanding the full engagement of the IAF's resources.
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• Gen. John Allen appointed U.S. security envoy in peace process - Ha'aretz
Gen. John Allen has been appointed special U.S. envoy on security issues in negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. He will not mediate between the parties; his work will almost exclusively involve contacts with Israel. Allen will deal with the U.S. position on Israeli security needs and the security arrangements that would accompany the establishment of a future Palestinian state.
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• Hand-drawn map shows what Olmert offered for peace - Times of Israel
A sketched map of Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert's land-for-peace offer to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in 2008 -- hurriedly drawn up by Abbas after a meeting with Olmert that December, and made public for the first time on Thursday -- suggests that Israel was prepared to withdraw to borders very similar to the pre-1967 lines and swap areas of northern and southern Israel in return for maintaining the larger settlement blocs.
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• Obama: Israeli-Palestinian peace part of counterterror strategy - Times of Israel
President Obama said the United States was trying to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in part because it could help "reshape attitudes" that foster extremism.
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• US, Israel raise hopes for Mideast peace restart - Times of Israel
The United States and Israel raised hopes Thursday for a restart of the Middle East peace process, despite little tangible progress so far from US Secretary of State John Kerry's two-month-old effort to get Israelis and Palestinians back to the negotiating table.
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• PM to Kerry: Peace talks top Israel's agenda - Jerusalem Post
Reviving peace talks with the Palestinians tops Israel's agenda, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday as they met in Jerusalem at the start of the American diplomat's latest visit to the region.
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Earlier Israel News• Gas discoveries give Israel new regional clout
• Israel to hold massive chemical warfare drill
• Hamas textbooks to teach about 'liberation plans'
• US 'pressures' Israel with diplomat at settlement hearing
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• Kerry reportedly raps Israeli ambassador over outposts
• Palestinians hold off on UN agency membership
• IDF chief issues stern warning to Assad over rapidly heating border
• Syrian forces, IDF exchange fire in Golan Heights for third time this week
• Shas MK: We Need the Arab League Peace Plan
• Jerusalem shouldn't be capital of Palestinian state
• New gas reserves found off coast of Israel
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• Netanyahu: We'll continue to halt Syrian arms transfers
• Kerry to arrive in Israel to push for negotiations
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• Despite secrecy, interest builds around mysterious First Temple find outside Bethlehem
• Fatah accepts Arab League land swap proposal
• Israel police ban Jews from Jerusalem holy site
• Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox men rally against army service
• Unmoved by Israel, Russia will send top air-defense system to Assad
• Clashes in W. Bank, Jerusalem as Palestinians mark Nakba Day
• Israel 'will bring down Assad' if he retaliates for future airstrikes
• Netanyahu to Putin: 'Your missile sales to Assad could trigger war'
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