Netanyahu skips Mandela memorial. Israelis say ‘are you kidding?’ (via The Christian Science Monitor) Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem Nov. 17. Fresh off a series of scandals over his high-flying lifestyle and expensive habits, the prime minister said Monday he would skip Nelson Mandela’s funeral…
Barack Obama rejected calls from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu amid tensions over his Iranian peace deal. Then Obama told Netanyahu to pipe down about the historic mistake. Now this… The Obama administration admitted to Israeli colleagues that they greatly … Continue reading ?
Israel opposes the interim nuclear deal with Iran, right? Not quite. The current extreme right wing Israeli government led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party opposes the interim agreement between the P-five plus...Show More Summary
A significant amount of criticism has been leveled at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, over his decision to skip Nelson Mandela's funeral this Tuesday in Johannesburg. Israeli President Shimon Peres, age 90, will also not attend -- according to his aides, doctors advised him not to make the trip. Show More Summary
By CarlI think Bibi Netanyahu might have a problem with Nelson Mandela’s legacy: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled plans to attend memorial events for the late South African leader Nelson Mandela, citing travelShow More Summary
As you've surely heard by now Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not be attending Nelson Mandela's official memorial, citing a lack of funds. Lord knows we've had our differences in the past, but this is a time to put politics...Show More Summary
Secretary of State John Kerry has provided Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with “some thoughts” about security arrangements that could be put in place if Israel and the Palestinians negotiated a peace agreement. Kerry presented the ideas on security arrangements in the West Bank and in the Jordan Valley along with John Allen, a retired [...]
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday that core sanctions against Iran would remain in place despite its interim nuclear deal with world powers.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed deep concern and skepticism over the negotiations concerning the future of Iran's nuclear program. President Obama has assured Netanyahu that the United States would never tolerate Iran having nuclear weapons. Show More Summary
Today Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Pope Francis at the Vatican. According to the DPA news agency, Netanyahu brought with him a slightly unusual gift: A book about the Spanish inquisition. The leader of the world's only...Show More Summary
The Obama administration can’t take the heat. Stung by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s reaction to the so-called “deal” made with Iran, President Obama has asked the Israeli leader to “take a breather from his clamorous criticism,” according to the Washington Post’s David Ignatius. Netanyahu’s anger is justified. Despite the ostensible reality that Israel is [...]
Pope Francis and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met for a 25-minute closed-door exchange in the Vatican on Monday.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu was speaking at a government function in July when a man sitting a few rows behind him pulled a Liberator, the infamous 3D-printed gun that the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) recently defined as a "lethal weapon." The gun posed no real danger. Show More Summary
(JERUSALEM) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s penchant for scented candles is setting off a stink, with media and politicians accusing him Monday of extravagantly spending public money. According to an expense document obtained...Show More Summary
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Pope Francis exchanged gifts during a 25-minute meeting at the Vatican on Monday. Accompanied by his wife Sara, Netanyahu gave the Pope a copy of a book about the Spanish inquisition written by his father, a prominent historian, bearing the inscription: “To His Holiness Pope Francis, great guardian of [...]
Unbelievable! Barack Obama rejected calls from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu amid tensions over his Iranian peace deal. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lectured Barack Obama in the Oval Office on the dangers facing the Jews back in May 2011. … Continue reading ?
I don’t think it’s overstatement to say that Obama successfully has isolated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by bringing the major world powers plus Germany into an Iran nuclear agreement publicly opposed by Netanyahu (and quietly by many Arab countries).
For Obama's good fortune, Iran may save his day and finally add luster to his Nobel Peace Prize. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu predictably greeted the news of an interim agreement between the West and Iran temporarily freezing...Show More Summary
In the end, America ignored Benjamin Netanyahu and signed a deal with Iran that the Israeli prime minister had condemned as “bad” and “dangerous”. Those who believe in Israel’s supposedly mystical influence over US foreign policy will find it hard to fit this event into their view of the world (but they will doubtless try). [...]