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Report: Tony Blair breached COVID-19 restrictions

Report: Tony Blair breached COVID-19 restrictions

Sunday Telegraph publishes photos of former British PM leaving a restaurant 10 days after returning from US. Blair denies wrongdoing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2020 04:35
Tony Blair: Peace with Arab states before Palestinians

Tony Blair: Peace with Arab states before Palestinians

Speaking at Jerusalem Post conference, former British PM adopts Trump Administration tactic, addresses anti-Semitism in Labour Party.Yoni Kempinski, 24/09/2020 14:58
'Anti-Semitism must be confronted immediately'

'Anti-Semitism must be confronted immediately'

Former British PM Tony Blair blasts Labour over its anti-Semitic conduct.Nitsan Keidar, 03/06/2019 23:32
Tony Blair rips Corbyn's Labour for alienating Jews

Tony Blair rips Corbyn's Labour for alienating Jews

Former British PM says anti-Semitism in the Labour party is a "truly shameful episode".Ben Ariel, 03/09/2018 05:14
European Medal of Tolerance awarded to Monaco's Prince Albert II

European Medal of Tolerance awarded to Monaco's Prince Albert II

2018 medal awards prince for 'exceptional personal leadership and inspiration to advance truth, tolerance and historical reconciliation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/03/2018 13:49
Tony Blair blasts rock star for comparing Israel to Nazi Germany

Tony Blair blasts rock star for comparing Israel to Nazi Germany

Ex-PM Tony Blair rips Pink Floyd singer Roger Waters after Waters compared Israel to Nazi Germany, warned of 'powerful Jewish lobby'.David Rosenberg, 01/10/2017 18:01
Tony Blair: Arab leaders starting to drop demonization of Israel

Tony Blair: Arab leaders starting to drop demonization of Israel

Former British PM says new opportunities emerging for Israel in the Middle East,Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2017 20:14
Tony Blair received millions from UAE while serving on Quartet

Tony Blair received millions from UAE while serving on Quartet

A bombshell report details how former British PM got millions from UAE while serving as Quartet envoy for Middle East peace.Tzvi Lev, 14/08/2017 12:45
Blair: Circumstances are ready for peace

Blair: Circumstances are ready for peace

Former British PM says the Palestinian issue is the key to reaching Middle East peace.Elad Benari, 22/06/2017 04:36
'If Iran was benign the Mideast's problems would be solvable'

'If Iran was benign the Mideast's problems would be solvable'

Former British PM Tony Blair tells AIPAC conference Iran is key issue preventing conflicts in Middle East from being resolved.Gary Willig, 26/03/2017 21:51
Watch: Anti-Israel protesters block entrance at AIPAC conference

Watch: Anti-Israel protesters block entrance at AIPAC conference

Pro-Arab protesters congregate outside of 2017 AIPAC conference, chant anti-Israel slogans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2017 19:31
Did former British PM want to be Trump's adviser?

Did former British PM want to be Trump's adviser?

Tony Blair denies reports he had contacts with Trump about the possibility of Blair becoming his Middle East adviser.Ben Ariel, 06/03/2017 01:07
Blair: Arab states will normalize ties for peace

Blair: Arab states will normalize ties for peace

Former British PM says Arab countries would be willing to be more flexible in normalizing ties with Israel if peace talks resume.Elad Benari, 25/05/2016 06:13
Blair engineered Herzog-Netanyahu unity talks?

Blair engineered Herzog-Netanyahu unity talks?

Former British PM and Quartet envoy reportedly led the failed move to add the Zionist Union to the coalition.Ben Ariel, 19/05/2016 06:15
Blair: Time to get Israel recognized in the region

Blair: Time to get Israel recognized in the region

Addressing European Jewish Congress, former British PM says there is an opportunity to form new alliances between Israel and its neighbors.Yoni Kempinski, 27/01/2016 03:16
Tony Blair partially apologizes for Iraq War

Tony Blair partially apologizes for Iraq War

Former UK Prime Minister says he is sorry for using wrong intelligence and creating opportunity for ISIS, but does not regret his actions.Matt Wanderman, 25/10/2015 17:10
Report: Hamas Leader Invited to Visit London

Report: Hamas Leader Invited to Visit London

Head of a Hamas-affiliated institution claims Tony Blair invited Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal to London to discuss truce with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 20/08/2015 05:42
Israel Denies Ceasefire Talks with Hamas

Israel Denies Ceasefire Talks with Hamas

If someone is negotiating with Hamas in Qatar, Prime Minister Netanyahu hasn't authorized it, senior official asserts.Cynthia Blank, 17/08/2015 20:16
Fatah Claims Hamas Agreed to Long-Term Ceasefire

Fatah Claims Hamas Agreed to Long-Term Ceasefire

Abbas's Fatah slams Hamas over reported discussions between Tony Blair and Mashaal, says Hamas council agreed to deal with Israel.Dalit Halevy, 17/08/2015 08:23
Report: Hamas, Israel in Talks Over Gaza Captives

Report: Hamas, Israel in Talks Over Gaza Captives

PA officials claim Hamas and Israel discussing return of two Israeli citizens captive in Gaza, say that Avraham Mengistu is healthy.Cynthia Blank, 16/07/2015 13:02
Tony Blair Working for Israeli Captives' Release?

Tony Blair Working for Israeli Captives' Release?

Former Middle East Quartet peace envoy has met with Hamas leader Khaled Mashal in Qatar twice in recent weeks.Cynthia Blank, 12/07/2015 09:12
Hamas Doesn't Want Long-term Ceasefire

Hamas Doesn't Want Long-term Ceasefire

Hamas official tasked with int'l relations says terror group wants seaport, is studying ceasefire document submitted by Tony Blair.Dalit Halevy, 17/06/2015 08:52
Tony Blair to Head Council Fighting Anti-Semitism

Tony Blair to Head Council Fighting Anti-Semitism

Days after resigning as Quartet Envoy, Tony Blair announces he will be chairman of European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2015 07:13
Netanyahu Thanks Tony Blair for Quartet Service

Netanyahu Thanks Tony Blair for Quartet Service

Prime Minister thanks former British Prime Minister for making efforts to 'advance peace in the region.'Tova Dvorin, 27/05/2015 21:58
Tony Blair Stepping Down from 'Peace Quartet'

Tony Blair Stepping Down from 'Peace Quartet'

Former British PM hands in resignation letter after eight years, says he will continue to work for 'two state solution' informally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2015 18:16
U.S. Denies Blair Being Pushed Out of Quartet

U.S. Denies Blair Being Pushed Out of Quartet

State Department spokeswoman says reports that former British PM is leaving Quartet are "incorrect".Elad Benari, 17/03/2015 04:14
Report: Blair to Step Back as Quartet's Envoy

Report: Blair to Step Back as Quartet's Envoy

Former British PM reportedly has recognized that a frontline role in the Quartet is no longer tenable.Elad Benari, 16/03/2015 00:16
Hamas Accuses Blair of Imposing 'Preconditions'

Hamas Accuses Blair of Imposing 'Preconditions'

Hamas leader Mousa Abu Marzouk responds to Quartet envoy's question of whether Hamas wants peace.Ben Ariel, 19/02/2015 06:44
Blair to Hamas: Do You Want Peace?

Blair to Hamas: Do You Want Peace?

Visiting Gaza, former British PM calls on Hamas to clarify whether it would accept a long-term peace alongside Israel.Elad Benari, 16/02/2015 04:12
Religious Leaders Tackle Extremism at Davos

Religious Leaders Tackle Extremism at Davos

Top leaders from three major religions discuss Charlie Hebdo murders, religious extremism at World Economic Forum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2015 20:50
Blair Welcomes Gaza Ceasefire

Blair Welcomes Gaza Ceasefire

Former British prime minister welcomes the announcement of an open-ended ceasefire in Gaza, calls for long-term plan.Elad Benari, 27/08/2014 06:13
Blair: No Justification for Murder of Teens

Blair: No Justification for Murder of Teens

Condemnations from world leaders of the murders of three Israeli teenagers continue to pour in.Elad Benari, 01/07/2014 05:16
Blair Attempts to Reason with Hamas Over Abduction

Blair Attempts to Reason with Hamas Over Abduction

'The only way this is going to work is if all violence stops,' Quartet envoy states, in meeting with Netanyahu.Tova Dvorin, 17/06/2014 18:01
Ashton to Discuss Israel-PA Peace with Quartet

Ashton to Discuss Israel-PA Peace with Quartet

EU foreign affairs head Catherine Ashton calls for "bold decisions" in the Israel-PA peace process.Elad Benari, Canada, 31/01/2014 22:42
Peres: It's Time for Historic Decisions

Peres: It's Time for Historic Decisions

President Shimon Peres meets Quartet envoy Tony Blair, says now is the time for the "two-state solution."Elad Benari, 31/01/2014 04:15
 Blair, US Disagree as Assad Gains on Rebels

Blair, US Disagree as Assad Gains on Rebels

Quartet envoy Tony Blair, US officials disagree on how to deal with Syria as Pres. Assad gains on increasingly fragmented opposition forces.Chana Ya'ar, 08/07/2013 14:46
Blair Says Nuclear Iran Worse Than Military Option

Blair Says Nuclear Iran Worse Than Military Option

Quartet envoy Tony Blair told Presidential Conference participants in Jerusalem a nuclear Iran is worse than facing 'the military option.'Chana Ya'ar, 19/06/2013 13:40
Peres Marks 90th Birthday With Lavish Celebration

Peres Marks 90th Birthday With Lavish Celebration

Heads of state, public figures, and celebrities gather in Jerusalem to mark the 90th birthday of Israeli President Shimon Peres.Rina Tzvi , 18/06/2013 23:19
Blair: There is a Problem Within Islam

Blair: There is a Problem Within Islam

Former British PM warns that he sees a built-in problem "within Islam" that leads to extremism.Maayana Miskin, 05/06/2013 15:36
Kerry Talks Peace with Tony Blair

Kerry Talks Peace with Tony Blair

As part of his ongoing efforts to get Israel and the PA talking, John Kerry hosted talks with special Middle East envoy Tony Blair.Elad Benari, 10/05/2013 04:46
Abbas Meets Blair, Asks for Financial Support

Abbas Meets Blair, Asks for Financial Support

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas meets Quartet representative Tony Blair, called to support the PA financially.Elad Benari, 08/08/2012 01:14
Tony Blair: Military Option on Iran 'On the Table'

Tony Blair: Military Option on Iran 'On the Table'

Although the renewed rocket attack on southern Israel has grabbed the headlines, Iran remains on top of Israel's defense agenda.David Lev, 21/06/2012 14:13
Blair Touts Importance Of Centrist Labour Party

Blair Touts Importance Of Centrist Labour Party

Tony Blair may be ending his exile from British politics and assume at 57 the role of elder statesman.Amiel Ungar, 15/02/2012 12:58
Quartet Talks Achieve Nothing

Quartet Talks Achieve Nothing

The latest round of Quartet talks with Israel and the Palestinian Authority fail to kick start the moribund peace process.Gabe Kahn., 14/11/2011 19:30
PLO: 'Blair Unwelcome'

PLO: 'Blair Unwelcome'

The PLO has said Quartet spokesman Tony Blair has become persona non grata in PA enclaves and is "Netanyahu's mouthpiece."Gabe Kahn., 10/10/2011 21:53
Fatah Official: Fire Blair as Mideast Envoy

Fatah Official: Fire Blair as Mideast Envoy

A senior Fatah official and confidant of PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas says Mideast envoy Tony Blair is of "no use at all."Gabe Kahn., 05/10/2011 18:30
Blair Optimistic About Chances for Peace

Blair Optimistic About Chances for Peace

Tony Blair after receiving a token for appreciation for advancing peace: Return to direct negotiations. Peace is in everyone's interests.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 06/09/2011 02:39
Bibi’s Diplomatic Offensive

Bibi’s Diplomatic Offensive

Netanyahu launches a diplomatic offensive in Europe and called on Abbas to cancel the unity pact with Hamas. The PA says it is a ”domestic issue.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 03/05/2011 19:11
‘Peace Process’ Resuscitated

‘Peace Process’ Resuscitated

The Quartet meets with Netanyahu to try to revive the moribund “peace process.” He is considering an “interim agreement” that Abbas rejects.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 02/03/2011 12:13
Netanyahu: No Freeze, But...

Netanyahu: No Freeze, But...

PM meets Quartet envoy Blair, says Israel will not build tens of thousands of planned units but will not continue the freeze on Jewish building. Gil Ronen, 12/09/2010 19:56
Blair Seeking Peace - or Profit?

Blair Seeking Peace - or Profit?

A British daily charges Middle East envoy Tony Blair with lining his own pockets, and those of the PA leadership, in the name of peace.Maayana Miskin, 12/09/2010 16:44
‘US Anti-Semitism Marginal’

‘US Anti-Semitism Marginal’

Anti-Semitism in the United States is “limited to the private domain” and is marginal, claimed US News & World Report editor Morton Zuckerman.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 20/10/2009 23:47