Throughout much of Israel's history, the Maariv daily was known as the "country's paper," the newspaper with the highest circulation and a cornerstone of Israeli media. Now it is on its last legs — the victim, some say, of a Jewish-American billionaire who is a close friend of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
- 28 July, 2012 -- Warm reception expected as Romney lands in Israel
Mitt Romney's support for Israel will likely earn the presumptive Republican presidential nominee a warm welcome from Israeli leaders when he meets with them Sunday — and a frosty reception from Palestinians, who fear he would do little to advan...
- 30 July, 2012 -- Romney courts donors before leaving Israel
Mitt Romney is telling Jewish donors their culture is part of what's made Israelis more economically successful than the Palestinians.
- 29 July, 2012 -- Adviser: Romney would back strike against Iran
Mitt Romney would back an Israeli military strike against Iran aimed at preventing Tehran from obtaining nuclear capability, a top foreign policy adviser said early Sunday, outlining the aggressive posture the Republican presidential candidate will tak...
- 30 July, 2012 -- Another hiccup? Romney’s foreign trip not smooth
It wasn't supposed to be this way.
- 30 July, 2012 -- Romney angers Palestinians with pro-Israel comment
Mitt Romney's campaign stop in Israel left behind furious Palestinians charging that the Republican presidential candidate hasn't fully grasped the complexities of one of the world's most intractable conflicts.