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Tony Blair: Afghanistan withdrawal 'dangerous and unnecessary'

Former British Prime Minister condemns US "abandonment" of Afghanistan.

Tony Blair: Afghanistan withdrawal 'dangerous and unnecessary'

Tony Blair's security guard suspected of threatening his driver

Police suspect that man who secured former British Prime Minister during his visit to Israel threatened another staff member with a weapon.

Tony Blair's security guard suspected of threatening his driver

Tony Blair, former UK PM: Rabbi Sacks reminded me importance of faith

Conference of European Rabbis holds memorial event honoring Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. 'The things he gave me will stay with me till I die.'

Tony Blair: Rabbi Sacks reminded me importance of faith

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.

Report: Tony Blair breached COVID-19 restrictions

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.

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'Anti-Semitism must be confronted immediately'

Former British PM Tony Blair blasts Labour over its anti-Semitic conduct.

'Anti-Semitism must be confronted immediately'

Tony Blair rips Corbyn's Labour for alienating Jews

Former British PM says anti-Semitism in the Labour party is a "truly shameful episode".

Tony Blair rips Corbyn's Labour for alienating Jews

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.'

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

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'.

Tony Blair blasts rock star for comparing Israel to Nazi Germany

Tony Blair: Arab leaders starting to drop demonization of Israel

Former British PM says new opportunities emerging for Israel in the Middle East,

Tony Blair: Arab leaders starting to drop demonization of Israel

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.

Tony Blair received millions from UAE while serving on Quartet

Blair: Circumstances are ready for peace

Former British PM says the Palestinian issue is the key to reaching Middle East peace.

Blair: Circumstances are ready for peace

'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.

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

Watch: Anti-Israel protesters block entrance at AIPAC conference

Pro-Arab protesters congregate outside of 2017 AIPAC conference, chant anti-Israel slogans.

Watch: Anti-Israel protesters block entrance at AIPAC conferenceplayer

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.

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

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.

Blair: Arab states will normalize Israel ties for peace 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.

Revealed: Tony Blair engineered Herzog-Netanyahu unity talks

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.

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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.

Tony Blair partially apologizes for role in Iraq War

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.

Report: Hamas Leader Invited to Visit London

Israel Denies Ceasefire Talks with Hamas

If someone is negotiating with Hamas in Qatar, Prime Minister Netanyahu hasn't authorized it, senior official asserts.

Israel Denies Ceasefire Talks with Hamas

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.

Fatah Claims Hamas Agreed to Long-Term Ceasefire With Israel

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.

Report: Hamas and Israel in Talks Over Gaza Captives

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.

Tony Blair Mediating for Israeli Captives' Release?

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.

Truce or Rearming? Hamas Doesn't Want Long-term Ceasefire

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.

Tony Blair to Head Council Fighting Anti-Semitism

Netanyahu Thanks Tony Blair for Quartet Service

Prime Minister thanks former British Prime Minister for making efforts to 'advance peace in the region.'

Netanyahu Thanks Tony Blair for Quartet Service

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.

Tony Blair Stepping Down from Middle East 'Peace Quartet'

U.S. Denies Blair Being Pushed Out of Quartet

State Department spokeswoman says reports that former British PM is leaving Quartet are "incorrect".

Washington Denies Blair Being Pushed Out of Quartet

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.

Report: Blair to Step Back as Quartet's Middle East Envoy

Hamas Accuses Blair of Imposing 'Preconditions'

Hamas leader Mousa Abu Marzouk responds to Quartet envoy's question of whether Hamas wants peace.

Hamas Accuses Tony Blair of Imposing 'Preconditions'

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.

Blair to Hamas: Are You Islamists or Do You Want Peace?

Religious Leaders Tackle Extremism at Davos

Top leaders from three major religions discuss Charlie Hebdo murders, religious extremism at World Economic Forum.

Jews, Muslims, Christians Tackle Religious Violence at Davos

Blair Welcomes Gaza Ceasefire

Former British prime minister welcomes the announcement of an open-ended ceasefire in Gaza, calls for long-term plan.

Blair Welcomes Gaza Ceasefire

Blair: No Justification for Murder of Teens

Condemnations from world leaders of the murders of three Israeli teenagers continue to pour in.

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

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.

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Ashton to Discuss Israel-PA Peace with Quartet

EU foreign affairs head Catherine Ashton calls for "bold decisions" in the Israel-PA peace process.

Ashton to Discuss Israel-PA Peace with Middle East Quartet

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."

Peres: It's Time for Historic Decisions

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.

 Quartet, US Disagree as Syria's Assad Gains on Rebel Forces

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.'

Quartet's Tony Blair: Nuclear Iran Worse Than Military Option