Livni quits knesset, says ‘Israel lives atop a volcano’

Former foreign minister Tzipi Livni quit parliament on Tuesday, a few weeks after her removal as head of Israel’s main opposition party, and accused Israeli leaders of neglecting peace efforts with Palestinians. “There is an immediate and urgent need to reach a permanent settlement with the Arab world and the Palestinians,”

Israel calls U.K. effort to try Livni ‘absurdity’

Israel reacted angrily Tuesday to a British arrest warrant for former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni on war-crimes allegations, with the government threatening to sideline the U.K. in Mideast peace talks. A Westminster, London, magistrate court on Saturday issued the warrant, alleging crimes related to Israel’s military operations in the Gaza Strip in late 2008 and […]