The top 7 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, May 11
From Clinton's push for renewed Israel-Palestinian talks to Egypt presidential hopefuls' anti-Israel declarations, Haaretz.com sums up the top headlines from Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish world.
Washington hopes the new, expanded coalition will enable Israel to take steps to advance peace talks with the Palestinians, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a phone call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday.
The High Court of Justice order to demolish structures in a West Bank settlement turned the issue into a difficult one to resolve, Israeli officials said following a meeting of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's senior cabinet members on Friday.
Kadima MKs explicitly expressed their discontent following a surprise deal that introduced the party into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition on Friday, with a split in the one-time opposition faction seeming likelier than ever.
A Jerusalem religious court judge is under investigation by the State Prosecutor's Office after he was found to have ruled on divorce cases in which his daughter or son-in-law represented the husband or wife.
The High Court of Justice asked the Islamic Sharia Court of Appeal to explain why it would not allow a female arbitrator to represent a Muslim woman in divorce proceedings.
Egyptian presidential hopefuls Amr Moussa and Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh said in a televised debate on Thursday that Israel is an adversary and enemy, and pledged to review Egypt’s peace treaty with the country.
A Jerusalem resident has been trapped in her house in downtown Jerusalem for three days now, and there's no telling when she'll be able to get out. Moreover, her husband and two daughters are stuck outside, unable to get in.