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EU Defends Silence on Abbas Speech

The European Union was notably silent after Mahmoud Abbas’s virulently anti-American, anti-Israel speech earlier this week. But on Thursday, an EU spokesperson in Brussels told The Times of Israel that…

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EU Still Open to Britain Changing Mind on Brexit

Leaders of the European Union institutions weighed into a new British debate on whether to hold a second referendum on Brexit by saying on Tuesday that Britons would be welcome…

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EU Tasks Experts to Fight Fake News

The European Union has set up an expert group to help identify fake news and propose ways to tackle the problem amid concern that false information is influencing elections. The…

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Abbas to Present Demands to EU at End of Month

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will soon begin actively shopping around for a successor to the United States as a mediator in Mideast peace talks. Abbas plans to meet with…

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EU Takes Step that Could Lead to Sanctions Against Poland

The European Union’s executive arm triggered proceedings against Poland on Wednesday over Warsaw’s contentious overhaul of its justice system, a move that could lead to unprecedented sanctions as Brussels struggles…

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EU Leaders to Launch New Phase in Brexit Talks

European Union leaders are set to authorize a new phase in Britain’s departure from the bloc. The expected clearance to trade discussions on Friday will provide a welcome boost to…

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EU Resolution Afoot Calling for Yerushalayim as Shared Capital

Only three days after Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s visit to Paris and Brussels where he defended U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Yerushalayim as Israel’s capital, French President Emmanuel…

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EU Parliament Backs Starting Next Phase of Brexit Talks

The European Parliament urged EU leaders on Wednesday to allow the next phase of Brexit negotiations to start, backing a motion that recognized the talks had advanced sufficiently. European Union…

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Czech President Calls EU ‘Cowards’ on Yerushalayim

Czech President Milos Zeman blasted his European counterparts for their condemnations of U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Yerhushalayim as the capital of Israel, accusing the international community of cowardice…

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EU Urges Restraint as Palestinians Take to Streets

  American and Israeli flags were burned as hundreds of Palestinians rallied in Gaza City on Wednesday, ahead of President Donald Trump’s anticipated recognition of Yerushalayim as Israel’s capital, according…

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