A left-wing opposition party in the German parliament introduced a resolution to recognize a Palestinian state, a position opposed by the current governing coalition.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said he will appoint Moshe Kahlon as the country’s finance minister.
Jerusalem — Israel is freezing the construction of 1,500 housing units in an eastern Jerusalem neighborhood.
Jerusalem — Yehuda Avner, a speechwriter and advisor to four Israeli prime ministers, has died.
Washington — The Obama administration said it would look to the new Israeli government to recommit itself to the two-state solution.
Jerusalem — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received a majority of 67 Knesset members supporting his right to form the next Israeli government.
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