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Major Powers Demand Urgent Action from Iran

EU foreign affairs chief Ashton meets with major powers, says Iran must take urgent action over concerns about its nuclear program.Elad Benari, 9/28/2012, 11:36 AM

Britain, France and Germany Call for New Iran Sanctions

Britain, France and Germany write EU foreign policy chief Ashton, call for new European Union sanctions against Iran.Elad Benari, 9/24/2012, 3:15 AM

EU's Ashton to Consult with UN Partners About Iran

Catherine Ashton will consult with UN partners in New York after face-to-face talks with Iran's Saeed Jalili.Elad Benari, 9/19/2012, 5:34 AM

Lieberman Lays It on the Line: Abbas an Obstacle to Peace

“Shoot-from-the-hip” Lieberman writes the EU what many in the government think but never said: Abbas is an obstacle to peace. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/22/2012, 1:18 PM

Iran and Six World Powers to Hold More Nuclear Talks

Chief negotiators for the EU and Iran agree to hold more talks about Tehran's nuclear work. Previous talks broke down.Elad Benari, 8/3/2012, 4:46 AM

Nuclear Talks Between Iran and World Suspended

High-level nuclear talks in Russia between Iran and six world powers have been suspended after no agreement reached.Elad Benari, 6/20/2012, 2:15 AM

Officials: Iran Agrees to Discuss P5+1 Proposal

EU officials say Iran has agreed to discuss a proposal from world powers to curb its production of uranium during talks in Moscow.Elad Benari, 6/12/2012, 6:12 AM

Hague, Ashton Condemn Israeli Expansion in Judea and Samaria

British Foreign Secretary Hague and EU foreign policy chief Ashton join those criticizing Israel for building in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/9/2012, 12:31 AM

EU Statement Suggests Arabs Can Throw Stones at Protests

A statement issued by the European Union seems to suggest it supports PA Arabs’ rights to throw stones during non-violent protests.Elad Benari, 5/23/2012, 6:13 AM

Can the EU Save Abu Shahala?

EU officials say they will pressure PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas not to execute the Arab man who sold Beit Hamachpelah to Jews in HevronGabe Kahn, 5/18/2012, 3:03 PM

EU 'Recommendations' Blast Israel

As part of the "European Neighborhood Policy," the EU listed a set of characteristically harsh 'recommendations' for Israel.Rachel Hirshfeld , 5/16/2012, 4:40 PM

EU's Ashton Hopes for 'Concrete' Results in Talks with Iran

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton expresses hope that talks between Iran and world powers will produce “concrete” results.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/12/2012, 1:22 AM

Diplomats Line Up to Condemn Syria Violence

Int'l luminaries lined up to condemn the continued violence in Syria as the United Nations remains deadlocked in inaction.Gabe Kahn, 5/10/2012, 5:16 PM

EU Says Israel Should Reverse Decision to Legalize Communities

EU expresses concern over Israel's decision to legalize communities "in the occupied Palestinian territory".Elad Benari, 4/26/2012, 12:15 AM

Netanyahu Tells France Greater 'Clarity' Needed to Fight Terror

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu tells French Foreign Minister Alan Juppe "greater clarity" is needed in the fight against terror.Chana Ya'ar, 3/21/2012, 4:54 PM

Video Exposes Ashton’s Gaza-Sderot-Toulouse Comparison

Ashton said her remark comparing deaths in Gaza with the murders in Toulouse was “distorted.” A video shows her reaction was distorted.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/21/2012, 2:47 PM

EU Contributes Funds to Upgrade Crossing into Gaza

EU contributes 13 million euros to upgrade the Kerem Shalom crossing through which goods enter Gaza.Elad Benari, 3/21/2012, 5:45 AM

EU Corrects Ashton Speech After Israel Row

EU officials were quick to revise an incorrect transcript of Catherine Ashton's speech on the Toulouse shooting after it infuriated Israel.Gabe Kahn., 3/20/2012, 7:52 PM

Ashton Denies Comparing Toulouse with Gaza

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has categorically denied that she compared the murders in Toulouse with deaths in Gaza.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/20/2012, 2:56 PM

Lieberman Demands Ashton Retract Toulouse-Gaza Comparison

Lieberman says EU foreign policy chief Ashton should retract her comparison of Toulouse murders with deaths in Gaza.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/20/2012, 11:13 AM

Chutzpah: Ashton Compares Toulouse Murders to Gaza Children

EU Foreign Policy Chief says the point blank murder of Jewish children in Toulouse is reminiscent of children's deaths in Gaza. Elad Benari, 3/20/2012, 1:14 AM

Clinton: Israel has the Right to Defend Itself

EU's Catherine Ashton urges "all sides" to re-establish calm. PA's Abbas blames Israel.Gil Ronen, 3/10/2012, 11:47 PM

Mideast Ennui: PLO Officials Refuse Talks, Blame Israel

Resorting to their tried and true propaganda tactic, PLO officials are blaming Israel for their refusal to come to the negotiating table.Gabe Kahn., 1/26/2012, 4:34 PM

Ashton Insists Talks Continue

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton says talks between Israel and the PA must continue after Ramallah says January 26 will end talks.Gabe Kahn., 1/25/2012, 1:56 PM

Peres: Iran Sanctions Good but Don't Solve the Problem

President Shimon Peres meets Catherine Ashton: We appreciate the sanctions, but they don't solve the Iranian problem.Elad Benari, 1/25/2012, 12:13 AM

Ashton Coming to Pressure Israel and PA

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton arrived in Israel to pressure officials in Jerusalem and Ramallah to restart talksGabe Kahn., 1/24/2012, 7:27 PM

EU Appoints New Mideast Envoy, Germany's Andreas Reinicke

The European Union has appointed a new Middle East envoy; Andreas Reinicke, Germany’s ambassador to Syria.Chana Ya'ar, 1/23/2012, 11:20 PM

Libya's Leader Promises: No Extreme Islam

Libya's interim leader assures EU foreign policy chief his country will not turn into an extremist Islamic country.Elad Benari, 11/13/2011, 6:07 AM

Ashton Vows Aid for PA Amid US Cuts

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton vowed to keep Ramallah on the dole as the US Congress blocks $200 million in aid payments.Gabe Kahn., 10/3/2011, 6:35 PM

EU Still 'Undecided' on PA Statehood Bid at UN

It appears the EU is still split over voting on the Palestinian Authority's bid for statehood recognition at the United Nations. Chana Ya'ar, 9/1/2011, 6:54 PM

Ashton to Peres: "I Came to Support Peace"

EU Foreign Policy chair Catherine Ashton in Israel for meeting with Peres. "I wish only good for your country Israel." Elad Benari, 8/29/2011, 2:15 AM

EU ‘Disappointed’ at Decision to Build in Har Homa

The EU disappointed by plan to build new homes in Jerusalem, says "settlement activities are illegal under international law."Elad Benari, Canada, 8/6/2011, 1:29 AM

EU Expanding Sanctions After Hama Massacre

The European Union added five Syrian officials to its list of sanctions following the slaughter of 140 in Hama.Gabe Kahn., 8/1/2011, 7:34 PM

Lieberman: Oslo Void If PA Declares State

FM Avigdor Lieberman told EU counterpart Catherine Ashton a declaration of statehood by the PA would void the Olso Accords.Gabe Kahn., 6/18/2011, 8:43 PM

EU Plans Office in Rebel Benghazi

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton says she plans to open an office in rebel-held Benghazi; rebel fighters claim gains in besieged MisrataGabe Kahn., 5/11/2011, 6:22 PM

EU's Ashton Pressing for 'Peace' Talks

EU still dreams of PA state by September, despite revolutionary turmoil in the Middle East.Gil Ronen, 2/16/2011, 3:28 PM

EU Envoy Wants Gaza Borders Open, Calls to Free Shalit

EU envoy Catherine Ashton says relaxed import policy is insufficient, calls on Israel to open Gaza crossings.Maayana Miskin, 7/18/2010, 10:29 PM

Belgium PM to Head EU, Lady Ashton to Replace Solana

The European Union has elected its first full-time president, and a new foreign policy chief. Neither has extensive foreign policy experience.Hana Levi Julian, 11/20/2009, 10:23 AM

Want Proportionality? Give Israel 22 Countries

Spare us the pieties and righteous indignation of Europe. The final solution turned out to be Israel and they can't handle it. Jack Engelhard, 7/17/2014, 3:00 PM