Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came to China this week seeking more trade with the world’s second-biggest economy. While his hosts welcomed the overture, they were focused on the Middle East peace process.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in China today to tighten economic ties and urge China’s new leaders to clamp down harder on Iran and its ally Syria, amid reports of Israeli airstrikes there.
The resignation of Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, whose commitment to transparency reassured donor nations, may make it tougher for the Palestinian Authority to raise the foreign aid it needs to survive.
The Syrian opposition urged the U.S. and allies to use drones against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, provide weapons to opposition fighters, and create a protected “no-fly zone” airspace within Syria at a meeting of allies in Istanbul yesterday.