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Kerry to Meet Ashton and Zarif in Oman

Secretary of State will meet Iran's foreign minister and EU foreign policy chief to discuss a deal on Iran's nuclear program.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/31/2014, 10:41 PM

Iran Team Heads for 8th Round of Nuke Talks

A November 24 deadline for a resolution to the talks is 40 days away.Arutz Sheva, 10/14/2014, 2:32 PM

Ashton to Meet Iran's Zarif Next Week

As Iranian opposition reveals secret nuke research, EU's foreign policy chief announces meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/8/2014, 9:34 PM

Intelligence Minister Warns EU Against 'Bad Deal' on Iran

Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz says Iran nuclear talks 'going in the wrong direction,' hints EU is 'rushing' into agreement.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2014, 3:25 PM

Ashton: Gap Between Iran and World Powers Can be Narrowed

EU's foreign policy chief believes the gap with Iran in nuclear talks can be narrowed in talks next week.Ben Ariel, 9/9/2014, 4:15 AM

EU Urges 'Maximum Restraint' Following Rockets, IDF Operation

European Union condemns rocket fire from Gaza and expresses concern over the civilian casualties in Israel’s airstrikes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2014, 2:14 AM

Ashton Condemns Murder of Palestinian Arab Teen

European Union joins international leaders in condemning the killing of a Palestinian Arab teenager, assuming it was an act of revenge.Elad Benari, 7/3/2014, 2:12 AM

Tony Blair: There's No Justification for Murder of Teens

Condemnations from world leaders of the murders of three Israeli teenagers continue to pour in.Elad Benari, 7/1/2014, 5:16 AM

Leftist Groups Urge EU Intervention Over Hunger Strikers

Over 100 Palestinian Arab terrorists allegedly hunger striking, prompting pro-Palestinian 'rights groups' to write to Catherine Ashton.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2014, 6:23 PM

Report: US 'Changing its Position' on Hamas-Fatah Deal

Hamas officials met with EU representatives, sense that US is slowly 'coming around' on unity pact, deputy leader claims.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 5/25/2014, 7:50 AM

Hamas to Approve 'Unity' Government

Fatah-Hamas government to be established only with Hamas's 'parliamentary' approval, Haniyeh says. Will the terror group have full control?Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2014, 6:33 PM

'Hamas Will Rise to Power in Judea and Samaria'

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman gives grim prediction ahead of Palestinian Arab unity government elections.Tova Dvorin, 5/6/2014, 6:19 PM

Hamas Insists on Retaining Military Control in Unity Government

Gaza denies reports of a merger with PA police forces in another declaration that Hamas will rule a unity government.Tova Dvorin, 5/4/2014, 10:28 AM

Ashton Denounces Egypt's Mass Trials

EU's foreign policy chief says Egypt's sentencing of 683 people to death breaches international law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2014, 5:12 AM

Hamas Vying for Control of Unity Government

Despite EU claims that pact would be run by Abbas - and is therefore 'reliable' - Hamas spokesman claims Haniyeh to be in charge.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 4/28/2014, 8:20 PM

Ariel: Ashton 'Spit in Our Face on Holocaust Memorial Day'

Housing Minister Uri Ariel slammed European Union Foreign Minister Catherine Ashton for supporting the Hamas-Fatah unity deal.Yosef Berger, 4/27/2014, 11:01 PM

MK Wortzman: Europe has not Learned, but We Have

Deputy Education Minister Avi Wortzman (Jewish Home) slammed the EU's Catherine Ashton for supporting the Hamas-Fatah unity deal.Moshe Cohen, 4/27/2014, 6:53 PM

EU Calls to Resume Peace Talks Despite Hamas-PLO Unity Pact

Catherine Ashton says EU expects new government to be headed by Abbas, recognize Israel's right to exist.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2014, 2:06 PM

There is a Town in Europe Named "Kill the Jews"

The name of a town symbolizes a European phenomenon. Giulio Meotti, 4/27/2014, 6:26 AM

Foreign Minister Lashes Out at Ashton, EU

Avigdor Liberman derides EU over condemnation of Israel, claims that Syria, Ukraine, other world problems deserve greater focus.Tova Dvorin, 4/20/2014, 12:03 PM

EU Focuses Pressure on Israel to Make Concessions, Restart Talks

EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton demands Israel stop construction for Jews in Judea and Samaria.Ari Soffer, 4/18/2014, 6:00 PM

Iran 'Satisfied' With Progress in Nuclear Talks

Iranian FM Zarif notes serious gaps remain after talks this week, but says agreement may be signed in next round on May 23.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 4/11/2014, 7:45 AM

Watch: Iranian Official Mocks the West

EU's Ashton is "an old lady" and UN's Ban is a "puppet", says senior Iranian official in speech mocking Westerners.Elad Benari, 3/21/2014, 6:12 AM

Zarif Cancels Dinner with Ashton, EU Unfazed

Iran’s foreign minister cancels a dinner meeting with the EU’s foreign policy chief in protest of her meeting with opposition activists.Elad Benari, 3/18/2014, 4:42 AM

Ashton: The EU is Against Boycotts of Israel

"We don't want to see Israel isolated," says EU foreign policy chief.Elad Benari, 3/18/2014, 3:12 AM

EU's Ashton: No Guarantee of Success in Iran Talks

At press conference with Iranian FM Zarif, EU foreign policy chief described nuclear negotiations as 'difficult' and 'challenging.'Gil Ronen, 3/9/2014, 9:50 PM

Netanyahu to Ashton: Ask Iran about Terror Ties

Prime Minister says Israel will prove tomorrow that Iran was behind rocket shipment to Gaza.Maayana Miskin, 3/9/2014, 12:21 PM

Ashton: 'For PA Capital Cancel Jerusalem Building'

EU foreign affairs head demands Israel annul plans on over 700 housing units in capital city which 'threaten bi-national Jerusalem.'Ari Yashar, 2/6/2014, 9:06 PM

Ashton to Discuss Israel-PA Peace with Middle East Quartet

EU foreign affairs head Catherine Ashton calls for "bold decisions" in the Israel-PA peace process.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/31/2014, 10:42 PM

EU's Ashton Plans to Visit Tehran

European Union foreign policy chief announces plans to visit Iran within weeks, after being invited by the country's foreign minister.Elad Benari, 1/14/2014, 4:09 AM

Catherine Ashton: Hannukah Lights Spread Hope, Peace

European Union Foreign Minister reaches out to Jewish groups after compromising with Israel on boycott Tuesday night.Tova Dvorin, 11/27/2013, 6:03 PM

EU: Iran Talks 'Substantial and Detailed'

Iranians hold separate bilateral meetings with delegations representing Russia, the US, and 3 European states.Gil Ronen, 11/21/2013, 6:18 PM

EU MPs Urge: Rethink Ban on Israeli Funding

EU MPs urge Catherine Ashton to rescind proposed ban on trade with Israeli entities in Judea and Samaria, set for Jan 2014.Tova Dvorin, Ari Soffer, 11/13/2013, 7:41 PM

Ashton Meets Abbas, Urges Reconciliation with Hamas

Unity between Hamas and Fatah important for "two-state solution", says EU foreign policy chief.Elad Benari, 10/25/2013, 4:45 AM

Ashton Wants 'Best Atmosphere' for Iran Talks

EU's foreign policy chief says she wants to go to the October 15-16 talks with Iran in Geneva with “the best possible atmosphere.”Elad Benari, 10/1/2013, 4:15 AM

Undiplomatic: Israel Furious After French Diplomat Hits Soldier

French diplomat hits soldier who prevented ‘humanitarian aid’ shipment to illegal Bedouin encampment.Ari Soffer and Maayana Miskin, 9/22/2013, 3:27 PM

Ashton Asks EU to Agree on 'Measures' Against Egypt

The European Union's top diplomat asks the 28-nation bloc to agree "appropriate measures" in response to violence in Egypt.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/16/2013, 11:59 PM

Ashton Has ‘Friendly’ Meeting with Morsi

EU chief meets imprisoned Egyptian leader in a secret location for ‘friendly’ talks as Egypt readies for new bloodshed.Maayana Miskin, 7/30/2013, 4:30 PM

Legal Experts to Tell Ashton: Cancel the EU Boycott

Judea and Samaria is not occupied territory, therefore the EU ban on it should be lifted, legal experts tell Catherine Ashton.Elad Benari, 7/22/2013, 4:44 AM

Ashton Welcomes Resumption of Peace Talks

EU foreign affairs chief welcomes announcement of resumption of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/20/2013, 2:17 AM

Ashton Proposal: Blacklist Only Hizbullah's 'Military Wing'

Catherine Ashton's initiative would blacklist Hizbullah’s so-called “military wing” while talking with its political faction.Elad Benari, 7/18/2013, 3:14 AM

Netanyahu and Livni Speak to EU Leaders on Boycott

A boycott of communities located beyond the 1949 Armistice Lines will hurt peace, explain Prime Minister and Justice Minister.Elad Benari, 7/18/2013, 2:16 AM

ADL: PA Got ‘Free Pass’ From EU

The Anti-Defamation League says the European Union gave the Palestinian Authority a 'free pass' with its new ban on Israeli institutions.Chana Ya'ar, 7/17/2013, 9:12 AM

US Secy of State Heads to Jordan on New Shuttle Diplomacy Tour

US Secy of State John Kerry is leaving Kuwait and heading to Jordan on his latest Mideast shuttle diplomacy mission.Chana Ya'ar, 6/26/2013, 11:26 AM

Ashton Calls on Israel to End Gaza 'Siege'

EU foreign policy chief calls for a relief of the Israeli naval blockade on Gaza, ignores the ongoing transfer of goods into the region.Elad Benari, 6/21/2013, 5:44 AM

PM to EU Chief: Iranian Issue Not Spin, It’s Spin of Centrifuges

PM Binyamin Netanyahu told EU chief Catherine Ashton in Jerusalem that elections did not change the Iranian nuclear threat to the world.Chana Ya'ar, 6/20/2013, 12:26 PM

Lieberman: If EU Won't Blacklist Hizbullah, it's Irrelevant

The European Union is irrelevant because of its failure to blacklist Hizbullah as a terrorist organization, charges MK Avigdor Lieberman.Elad Benari, 6/11/2013, 4:44 AM

Ashton Criticizes Israel Over Beit El and Temple Mount

EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton criticizes Israel over its plan to build in Beit El, as well as tensions on the Temple Mount.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/10/2013, 11:42 PM

Second Day of Latest Iran Nuclear Talks Fails As Well

The second day of talks between Iran and world powers over Tehran’s nuclear program failed to break the deadlock in the crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2013, 6:02 AM

Ashton 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Latest Iran Nuclear Talks

EU foreign policy chief said she was cautiously optimistic over the outcome of talks this week between Iran and world powers.Elad Benari, 4/4/2013, 4:43 AM

EU Official Killed in Rocket Attack on Damascus Suburb

A member of the European Union delegation in Syria has been killed in a rocket attack on Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 3/13/2013, 2:12 PM

EU Expresses Concern Over Hunger Striking Terrorists

EU calls on Israel to respect its obligations towards terrorist prisoners, expresses concern about four detainees on a hunger strike.Elad Benari, 2/17/2013, 3:56 AM

MEP to Ashton: Make Efforts to Name Hizbullah a Terror Group

Polish MEP Michal Tomasz Kaminski has called on EU's Ashton to step up Europe’s efforts to designate Hizbullah a terrorist organization.Elad Benari, 2/15/2013, 6:41 AM

West Supports Israel, Urges Egypt to Work Towards Ceasefire

Western nations back Israel's right to self-defense, urge Egypt to persuade Hamas terrorists to end rocket attacks from Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/16/2012, 10:36 PM

Lieberman Threatens PA Over UN Bid

Report: Lieberman told the EU's Ashton that if the PA goes ahead with its unilateral statehood bid, "I will ensure the PA will collapse.”Elad Benari, 11/6/2012, 1:13 AM

Ashton Picks Olives in Arab Village, ‘Proof Israel Should Go’

Catherine Ashton joins PA olive harvest in Israeli territory. PA: This proves the land should be ours. Maayana Miskin, 10/26/2012, 8:57 AM

EU Talks to Iran About Nuclear Negotiations

The EU, leading diplomatic efforts to resolve the dispute over Iran's nuclear program, has talked to Tehran to bring it up to date.Elad Benari, 10/26/2012, 4:14 AM