Just hours before departing for Poland, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his staff on Wednesday were hurriedly trying to put out fires over just how committed the Israeli leader is to the creation of a Palestinian Arab state. At the conclusion of their summit in Warsaw, Netanyahu and his Polish counterpart were to sign [...]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran and its Palestinian and Lebanese allies on Sunday of carrying out “non-stop” cyber attacks on major computer systems in his country. He gave no details on the number of attacks but said “vital national systems” had been targeted. Water, power and banking sites were also under threat, he [...]
JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s senior coalition partner says that reaching a final peace agreement with the Palestinians is unrealistic at the current time and the sides should instead pursue an interim arrangement. Show More Summary
President Vladimir Putin’s talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Russia on Tuesday will focus on the situation in Syria, the Kremlin said, amid growing concerns that Moscow may soon provide Damascus with an advanced anti-aircraft weapon. Israeli officials say Russia is on the verge of selling S-300 anti-aircraft missiles to Syria and they [...]
by HAIYUN MA writes at ISLAMiCommentary : Haiyun Ma This week China’s new president, Xi Jinping, separately hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas — meetings that some analysts say is indicative of China’s desire for a more pro-active role in Middle East diplomacy. The timing of the visits of Abbas [...]
Paul R. Pillar China this week got about as far as it ever has gotten into the Middle East peace process by hosting back-to-back visits by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. This was still only, as the New York Times coverage put it, a dipping of China's toe into that process. Show More Summary
On Sunday Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will fly into China for a two-day state visit at the invitation of Xi Jinping, even as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in Shanghai for a trip that will include a meeting...Show More Summary
(JERUSALEM) — Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and senior Israeli and Palestinian officials amid talk of reviving a decade-old Arab plan for Mideast peace. Kerry spent the morning of Israel’s Holocaust memorial day visiting Yad Vashem. Show More Summary
by Amy Styer 31 March 2013. Jerusalem, Israel. After a few plot twists and an extension, the 33rd Israeli government was sworn in on Monday, March 18, 2013. Benjamin Netanyahu will be prime minister. Two seemingly opposed parties Yesh Atid and Israel Beitinu formed an alliance that the new government must include both parties or neither. [...]
US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Amman before flying to Israel for talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later on Saturday as he seeks ways to revive long-stalled peace talks. Kerry’s back-to-back meetings will follow up on President Barack Obama’s visits to Israel and the Palestinian Territories this [...]
President Obama today pulled a diplomatic victory out of his 3-day trip to Israel by brokering a detente between Israel and Turkey, Reuters reports. As Obama ended the visit, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Turkish PM Tayyip Erdogan and apologized for "mistakes" made during the flotilla incident that killed...
Benjamin Netanyahu has told Israel’s Knesset, or parliament, that he hopes to rejuvenate efforts to establish peace with the Palestinians as he began his new term as prime minister. Netanyahu told the chamber that Israel had proven “time and again” it was ready to make concessions in exchange for a “real peace”. He said that, [...]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed on Sunday a hard-line former military chief as the country’s new defense minister. Moshe Yaalon, a former army commando, has said Iran’s suspect nuclear program is Israel’s top security concern, though he has been vague about whether Israel might carry out a military strike on Iran. He also has [...]
Bringing together a governing coalition took Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu nearly as long as the campaign, and ended no better for him. His party having finished first in the Jan. 22 ballot, Netanyahu will head the new government, his third since 1996. Show More Summary
(JERUSALEM) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signed a coalition deal Friday with rival parties to form the next government, a spokesman said, in an agreement that was stalled for weeks due to tough negotiations. The new coalition is the first in a decade to exclude ultra-Orthodox Jewish parties. Show More Summary
Netanyahu reaches agreement to form coalition government Israel: Following weeks of negotiations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached a coalition agreement with two first-time politicians to set up a government that will...Show More Summary
(JERUSALEM) — A spokeswoman for a major Israeli political party says a deal has been reached with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form the next government. A Yesh Atid spokeswoman says the three main coalition partners will meet later on Thursday to sign the agreement, which comes after weeks of negotiations. Show More Summary
Five weeks after managing only a thin victory in an election he was expected to dominate, and four weeks after being formally asked to assemble a government, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked for a final extension on what’s turning out to be an exceedingly challenging assignment. Show More Summary
Land, property theft & destruction / Ethnic cleansing / Apartheid Israel to delay settlement starts for Obama trip AFP 2 Mar -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has banned settler housing tenders being issued for the West Bank and east … Continue reading ?
Visitors to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Facebook page have chosen a logo for President Obama's visit to Israel next month.