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Angebliche Spionage für Israel: Mediziner im Iran zum Tode verurteilt

Angebliche Spionage für Israel: Mediziner im Iran zum Tode verurteilt

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 25, 2017

Weil er Informationen an den israelischen Auslandsgeheimdienst weitergegeben haben soll, wurde gegen einen Mediziner im Iran die Todesstrafe ausgesprochen. Amnesty International nannte den Fall "in krasser Weise unfair". mehr... Forum ]

Nahostkonflikt: Israel treibt Siedlungspläne in Palästinensergebieten weiter voran

Nahostkonflikt: Israel treibt Siedlungspläne in Palästinensergebieten weiter voran

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 10, 2017

Der Siedlungsbau im Westjordanland zählt seit Jahrzehnten zu den größten Streitpunkten zwischen Palästinensern und Israelis. Nun provoziert Jerusalem mit weiteren Planungen - erstmals seit 2002 auch in Hebron. mehr...


'This Process Will Fail': Ex-Hamas Head Meshal on Trump's Mideast Peace Initiative

'This Process Will Fail': Ex-Hamas Head Meshal on Trump's Mideast Peace Initiative

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 03, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump is pushing for a new Middle East peace initiative. Khaled Meshal offers his take on the chances for success. He's the most powerful man within Hamas, which has been declared a terrorist organization by the EU and the U.S. Interview Conducted By Nicola Abé and Christiane Hoffmann in Doha, Qatar more... Comment ]

Trump's Travails: US President Can't Escape Troubles on the Road

Trump's Travails: US President Can't Escape Troubles on the Road

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 26, 2017

Mired in a web of scandal and lies back home, Donald Trump embarked on his first international trip this week to the Middle East and Europe. It was seen by the administration as a possible new beginning. But it hasn't worked out that way. By Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]


Eroding Friendship: German-Israeli Relations Take a Turn for the Worse

Eroding Friendship: German-Israeli Relations Take a Turn for the Worse

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 28, 2017

This week's diplomatic row over German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel's visit to Israel is indicative of growing mistrust between the two governments. But it's unusual for tensions between the two countries to be this open. By Christoph Schult more... Comment ]

Interview with Israeli Author Amos Oz: Trump 'Doesn't Even Have the Faintest Idea'

Interview with Israeli Author Amos Oz: Trump 'Doesn't Even Have the Faintest Idea'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 02, 2017

In an interview, author Amos Oz takes stock of 50 years of Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, explains why he penned a letter to Angela Merkel after Donald Trump's election and examines remaining prospects for a two-state solution. Interview Conducted By Nicola Abé and Britta Sandberg in Tel Aviv more... Comment ]


Child of Israel: A Terrorist, a Killing and the Search for Justice

Child of Israel: A Terrorist, a Killing and the Search for Justice

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 19, 2016

In March, Israeli soldier Elor Azaria killed a wounded Palestinian attacker. After a video of the event surfaced, the military put Azaria on trial. But for many in the country, he is a hero. Who is right? By Nicola Abé more... Comment ]

Foreign Policy Shift: Skepticism of German-Israeli Friendship Growing in Berlin

Foreign Policy Shift: Skepticism of German-Israeli Friendship Growing in Berlin

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 29, 2016

Top Berlin officials are becoming less inclined to unconditionally support Israel. With the two-state solution increasingly unlikely, there is concern that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is "instrumentalizing" Germany's friendship. By Ralf Neukirch and Christoph Schult more... Comment ]


Palestinian President Abbas: 'The World Must Not Forget Us'

Palestinian President Abbas: 'The World Must Not Forget Us'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 18, 2016

On Tuesday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to meet with Angela Merkel in Berlin, where he will ask for support in pushing the peace process forward. In an interview, he says the issue has been on the back burner for far too long. Interview Conducted By Nicola Abé more... Comment ]

Dancing with the Abyss: Netanyahu's Toxic Embrace with Israel

Dancing with the Abyss: Netanyahu's Toxic Embrace with Israel

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 16, 2016

A new wave of killings has plagued Israel for the past several months, with hopes for a two-state solution growing remoter than ever. The threat of violence is helping Benjamin Netanyahu maintain power, but it is also corroding the country's society. By Nicola Abé more... Comment ]