JERUSALEM (CNN) -- Israel's new hard-line foreign minister immediately distanced himself Wednesday from the 2007 relaunch of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians adopted by his predecessor, Tzipi Livni.
Jonathan Cook is a writer and journalist based in Nazareth, in the State of Israel. His new book, Israel and the Clash of Civilisations: Iraq, Iran and the Plan to Remake the Middle East is published by Pluto Press.
The six-year-old B'Sheva newspaper, published by the religious Zionist Arutz Sheva network, is currently Israel's fourth most widely read newspaper, according to a survey, and holds 7% of the Israeli market.
Zionist Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni said at a press conference on Sunday, November 18, that the future Palestinian state would be a "comprehensive national solution" for all Palestinians, including those currently living within the borders of the State
Minister of Industry and Trade Eli Yishai said this week that the religious party he represents, Shas, will not be able to remain in the coalition if the government promotes further Israeli withdrawals from the West Bank.