The relationship between the United States and longtime ally Israel are at a historic low point following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's contentious speech to Congress and the revelation that Israel has spied on the US in an effort to undermine nuclear negotiations with Iran. What do you think?
In an attempt to tamp down concerns over his increasingly contentious relations with newly re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Barack Obama said this week that their disputes concern policy differences and are not "personal," adding that they have “a very businesslike relationship." But judging by today's White House press briefing, it didn't work.
A statue of an Egyptian pharaoh. (louisebatesuk (CC BY 2.0)) Increasingly, younger Jews are opposing the “open racism and obstinate refusal” of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “to help create a Palestinian state,” writes...Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it will resume the transfer Palestinian tax revenues that it has been withholding as punishment for unilateral Palestinian actions. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Friday the decision was made following the recommendation of Israel's security establishment and because of humanitarian considerations. Show More Summary
The move by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel was seen as an indication of his desire to ease tensions with the Palestinians and Washington.
Nearly two years ago Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated, If Secretary Kerry, whose efforts we support, were to pitch a tent halfway between here and Ramallah -- that's 15 minutes away driving time -- I'm in it, I'm in the tent. Show More Summary
Pundits are wondering why two statements by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prior to the Israeli elections and on the day of the elections drew so much attention. After the elections, Republican leader and former presidential...Show More Summary
The Middle East settlement was the main issue of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu telephone conversation.
Ever since Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won reelection last week, White House has been offering blistering criticism of Netanyahu over some of the desperate rhetorical measures he took in the waning days and hours of his reelection campaign, including a racist appeal to counter Arab voter turnout and a pledge not to allow a Palestinian [...]
As Israeli voters went to the polls, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared he would oppose the creation of a Palestinian state. In what the New York Times called a "racist rant," he also proclaimed, "right-wing rule is in danger"...Show More Summary
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (IsraelinUSA (CC BY 2.0)) On Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vehemently denied a Wall Street Journal report, leaked by the White House, that Israel spied on U.S. negotiations...Show More Summary
JERUSALEM/PARIS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has begun to signal that Israel could resign itself to an Iranian nuclear deal that would leave its enemy with some uranium enrichment capability, a compromise he has long opposed.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he regretted offending Israel's Arabs during a rallying call on election day last week that his critics had denounced as racist....
President Obama “can’t say he has businesslike relationship [with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu] or that it isn’t personal when his entire political machine, virtually some of the top people, were in Israel, on the ground, trying to defeat Netanyahu, which is unprecedented. …From Jeremy Bird down to others who were deeply and intricately involved […]
The pundit class in the U.S. and much of the rest of the world is still seething over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's electoral triumph last week. On Monday, Dan Perry at the Associated Press took that hysteria to a new level, in...Show More Summary
In handing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the task of forming a new government, Israel’s president chided him for warning that Arab citizens were flocking to polling places in “droves.”
Two days after his comeback victory in Israel’s election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried to walk back his incendiary pre-election statements. He told American news outlets that he hadn’t really retracted his endorsement of Palestinian statehood. Show More Summary
Dear President Obama, Since Israel's Election Day, the White House has expressed its "deep concern" over a video message released by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in which he warned voters that the Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel - a fifth of the state's population - were "coming out in droves" to vote at the polling booths. Show More Summary
While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied that Israeli intelligence spied on United States-Iran nuclear negotiations, leaked National Security Agency documents show that the US is one of Israel’s most popular targets.
A week after his party came out on top in national elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was formally tapped Wednesday to form Israel’s next government, his fourth since 1996.