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Edelstein unmoved by hostilities at UK parliament

Night before Knesset Speaker to address British parliament, anti-Israel activists project hostile messages on parliament walls.

Edelstein undaunted by hostilities at UK parliamentplayer

Edelstein: BDS harms the Palestinians just as much

Edelstein meets British Foreign Secretary, discusses BDS movement and its effects.

Edelstein: BDS harms the Palestinians just as much

Britain: The 'settlements' are illegal

British Foreign blasts Israel’s initiative to declare 1500 dunams of land near Jericho, as Israeli state land.

Britain: The 'settlements' are illegal

At Iran's behest: West to outlaw rebel groups

After US invited terror sponsor Iran to talks, it demanded 'terror' list for Syria; UK says US will have to outlaw groups it backs.

At Iran's behest: West to outlaw Syrian rebels as 'terrorists'

UK 'letting down' allies over ISIS in Syria

Head of British armed forces questions why UK hitting terror targets in Iraq, but not at the heart of the conflict.

UK accused of 'letting down' allies over ISIS in Syria

Lapid: UNESCO Bid Part of PA's Incitement

Yesh Atid chairman asks Britain’s Foreign Secretary to thwart PA initiative to pass resolution on Kotel at UNESCO.

Lapid to British FM: UNESCO Bid Part of PA's Incitement

UK FM: End of 'Israeli Occupation' Long Overdue

Hammond equates Arab terrorists and 'Israeli settlers,' demands end to Jewish presence in Judea and Samaria.

British FM: End of 'Israeli Occupation' Long Overdue

British Foreign Secretary Mocks Labour Leader

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond mocks Jeremy Corbyn for failing to mention Israel by name at a Labour pro-Israel event.

British Foreign Secretary Mocks Labour Leader Over Israel

Iran: No Place for 'Zionist Regime'

Iran's Foreign Ministry dismisses British Foreign Secretary's claims that the country changed its policy towards Israel.

Iran: No Place for 'Zionist Regime' in Talks with Britain

Rouhani: Deal a Precursor to 'A Better Situation'

'Interaction rather than confrontation with Iran was the right approach,' Iranian president Hassan Rouhani insists.

Rouhani: Nuclear Deal a Precursor to 'A Better Situation'

British FM: No Guarantee Iran Won't Build Nukes

Before meeting Iranian president Rouhani, Hammond says nuclear deal 'best bet,' calls Iran 'too important' to isolate.

British FM: No Guarantee Iran Won't Build Nuclear Weapons

'Death to England' Still Scrawled UK Iran Embassy

Iran didn't bother to remove or even cover up graffiti in embassy - including above Queen's portrait - for British FM's historic visit.

'Death to England' Still Scrawled on Reopened UK Embassy in Iran

It's Official: UK Reopens Tehran Embassy

British FM glows over 'diplomacy victory' at embassy that was closed in 2011 riot with Iranian state-backed forces.

It's Official: UK Reopens Tehran Embassy

Britain Announces Re-Opening of Iran Embassy

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond announces he will reopen the UK's embassy in Iran on Sunday.

Britain Officially Announces Re-Opening of Iran Embassy

UK to Reopen Iran Embassy Next Week

In a hasty move after nuclear deal, British FM to visit and reopen the embassy in Tehran that was closed after being stormed.

UK to Reopen Iran Embassy Next Week

Netanyahu and British FM Clash Over Iran Deal

British Foreign Secretary and Netanyahu hold a joint press meeting that morphs into a diplomatic debate over Iran nuclear deal.

Watch: Netanyahu and British FM Clash Over Iran Dealplayer

British FM in Israel to Nudge PM on Iran Deal

Despite blasting Israel for not wanting any deal, British FM Philip Hammond 'confident' he can change Netanyahu's mind.

British FM in Israel to Nudge Netanyahu on Iran Deal

Herzog: Hamas Terror and Iran Terror Are the Same

The firing of a rocket by Gaza terrorists at Israel just hours after Iran got its nuclear deal is no coincidence, Yitzhak Herzog argues.

Herzog: For Israel, Hamas Terror and Iran Terror Are the Same

UK 'Confident' Israel to Change Mind on Iran Deal

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond calls on Israel to 'be pragmatic' before visit, says UK embassy will reopen in Iran.

British FM 'Confident' Israel Will Change Mind on Iran Deal

Britain Warns Tourists to Leave Tunisia

British government says terrorist attack in Tunisia is "highly likely" and the country's government has not done enough to enhance security.

Britain Warns Tourists to Leave Tunisia

At Least 5 Britons Killed in Tunisia Attack

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says at least five Britons are among the dead in attack on a beach in Tunisia. Death toll expected to rise.

At Least 5 Britons Killed in Tunisia Attack

Britain: Iran Needs to Show 'More Flexibility'

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says Iran needs to be more flexible to reach nuclear deal, doesn't rule out another extension.

British Foreign Secretary: Iran Needs to Show 'More Flexibility'

Regime Bombs Kill 20 Civilians in Syria's Idlib

British foreign secretary condemns Assad regime's 'indiscriminate killing' after roughly 100 killed in two raids.

Regime Barrel Bombs Kill 20 Civilians in Northwest Syria

Britain: Deal Must Put Bomb Beyond Iran's Reach

British Foreign Secretary says he believes a deal with Iran could be reached, insists it must place an atomic bomb "beyond reach".

Britain: Deal Must Put the Bomb Beyond Iran's Reach

British Foreign Secretary Ready to Join Iran Talks

In the latest sign a nuclear deal is imminent, Britain’s Philip Hammond says he was ready to join the talks this weekend.

British Foreign Secretary Ready to Join Iran Talks

British Foreign Minister Slams 'Delusional' Assad

UK's top diplomat says Assad must go as part of any peace deal, brands him 'delusional' over claims Syria death toll 'exaggerated'.

British Foreign Minister Slams 'Delusional' Assad

Australia Warns ISIS May Expand into Afghanistan

At security summit between Australia and UK, assessments shared on possible ISIS spread into Taliban elements.

Australia Warns ISIS May Expand into Afghanistan

Kerry Leads Anti-ISIS Coalition Talks in London

21 countries will meet in London Thursday to discuss the fight against ISIS and the threat posed by foreign terrorists returning home.

Kerry Leads Anti-ISIS Coalition Talks in London

Kerry and Hammond to Hold Meeting on ISIS

British Foreign Secretary and American counterpart will host a meeting in London of members of the coalition against ISIS.

Kerry and Hammond to Hold Meeting on ISIS

Britain: Deal With Iran 'Unlikely'

Britain’s foreign secretary pessimistic about reaching deal with Iran by Monday, says there may be enough progress to extend the talks.

Britain: Deal With Iran 'Unlikely' but Extension Possible

Britain, Germany Condemn Terrorist Attacks

Britain and Germany condemn Wednesday's terrorist attacks but also urge both sides to restore calm.

Britain, Germany Condemn Terrorist Attacks

Britain Rules Out Airstrikes in Syria

Britain will not participate in any airstrikes on Syria but won't rule anything out in helping the root out the Islamic State.

Britain Rules Out Taking Part in Airstrikes in Syria

UK 'Deplores' Israel Declaring State Land in Judea

British FM threatens 'damage' to Israel's 'standing in international community' after empty land incorporated into Jewish state.

UK 'Deplores' Israel Declaring State Land in Judea

London Calls for Gaza Cease-Fire

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond urges unconditional truce in Gaza, saying UK is 'deeply disturbed' media coverage of operation.

London Calls for Ceasefire, Claims UK 'Deeply Disturbed' by War

Britain to Help Destroy Syria's Chemical Weapons

Britain to provide the U.S. equipment and training to help it destroy Syria's chemical weapons arsenal more quickly.

Britain to Help Destroy Syria's Chemical Weapons

Hagel: U.S. Not Ruling Out Arming Syrian Rebels

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel acknowledges his government is no longer ruling out arming Syrian rebels.

Hagel: U.S. Not Ruling Out Arming Syrian Rebels

Tighten the Squeeze on 'Mad' Iran

The world should tighten the squeeze on Iran over its "mad" nuclear plans, Britain's defense secretary Philip Hammond says.

Tighten the Squeeze on 'Mad' Iran, Says Britain's Hammond