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  • Forced removal of 200 Israeli settlers shakes Netanyahu gov’t

    6 days ago

    Some 200 young adult demonstrators were removed from two illegal apartment buildings slated for demolition in a West Bank Jewish settlement.

    Some 50 demonstrators were arrested, and the rest were dispersed using riot control measures early Tuesday morning in Beit El, which is...

  • Netanyahu and Abbas speak for first time in 13 months

    2 weeks ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on the phone, marking the first time the two have spoken in over a year.

    Netanyahu phoned Abbas on Friday to wish him a happy Eid al-Fitr, Haaretz reported. Eid al-Fitr is the Muslim holiday that...

  • Netanyahu offers solidarity in Chattanooga shooting’s aftermath

    2 weeks ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel “stands in solidarity with the United States” after the attack on army personnel in Tennessee.

    “On behalf of the people and government of Israel, I extend our deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and wish a speedy...

  • Netanyahu, Obama have contentious conversation about Iran deal

    3 weeks ago

    President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister had a contentious phone call after the major powers achieved a deal with Iran.

    Netanyahu in a statement said he raising two objections in the phone call.

    “One, the agreement allows Iran to develop extensive capabilities that...

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  • Israel likely to turn to congress to fight Iranian nuclear deal

    3 weeks ago

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    There’s a joke making the Facebook rounds of Israelis.

    “Knock knock”

    “Who’s there?”

    “A nuclear Iran.”

    “A nuclear Iran, who?”

    “BOOM.”

    The joke shows the deep skepticism most Israelis have, from officials down to the man in...

  • Netanyahu: Preventing Iran nukes is this generation’s top challenge

    3 weeks ago

    Keeping Iran from becoming a nuclear weapons power is the “paramount challenge” of this generation, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a pro-Israel conference.

    Netanyahu kept his remarks brief on Monday in a live video feed to the annual conference of Christians...

  • Netanyahu asked European leaders to vote against Israel at U.N.

    July 6, 2015 | 3:57 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked several European leaders to support the United Nations Human Rights Council report that slams Israel’s Gaza war actions, a British newspaper reported.

    Netanyahu called British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela...

  • Kerry: Iran talks could go either way

    July 6, 2015 | 9:01 am

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Iran and the world powers have made “genuine progress” in negotiations on a nuclear deal but that it “could go either way.”

    “We are not yet where we need to be on several of the most difficult issues,” Kerry told reporters Sunday in Vienna,...

  • Netanyahu was ‘smuggled’ to hospital twice in disguised vans

    June 29, 2015 | 3:31 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was “smuggled” to medical appointments in disguised vans shortly before and after elections.

    Netanyahu, 65, in both cases had routine prostate examinations that found “nothing uncharacteristic for a man of his age.”

    In the first...

  • Is Oren’s call for ‘no surprises’ in U.S.-Israel ties possible?

    June 16, 2015 | 2:52 pm

    Israel’s former ambassador to Washington, Michael Oren, caused a stir this week by publicly accusing President Barack Obama of abandoning the two core principles that undergird the U.S.-Israel relationship: no public disagreements and no surprises.

    But should there be no public...

  • Michael Oren: Obama abandoned ‘two core principles’ of U.S.-Israel alliance

    June 16, 2015 | 1:46 pm

    Israel’s former ambassador to Washington accused President Barack Obama of abandoning “core principles” of the U.S.-Israel relationship.

    Michael Oren in an Op-Ed appearing Tuesday in The Wall Street Journal said Obama abandoned the principle of keeping disagreements private and ...

  • U.S. denies Israeli report on Obama inviting Netanyahu to meet

    June 16, 2015 | 9:16 am

    The White House denied an Israeli newspaper report on Tuesday that U.S. President Barack Obama had invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to meet in Washington next month.

    Citing unnamed U.S. State Department sources, Yedioth Ahronoth daily said the two leaders could...

  • Israel accuses world powers of yielding to Iran for nuclear deal

    June 15, 2015 | 9:06 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused world powers on Sunday of stepping up concessions to Iran to enable a deal by June 30 on curbing its nuclear program even as Tehran balks at demands for heightened U.N. inspections.

    Netanyahu has argued that the agreement in the...

  • Orange will never back boycott of Israel, CEO tells Netanyahu

    June 12, 2015 | 8:36 am

    Following a series of seemingly conflicting statements about Israel, the CEO of the French telecommunications giant Orange publicly assured Israel’s prime minister his firm would never boycott the Jewish state.

    Stephan Richard, who last week in Cairo appeared to link his firm’s...

  • At security confab, Israeli coalition members split on West Bank policy

    June 11, 2015 | 10:57 am

    When Israel’s coalition government formed last month, its constituent parties all but ruled out establishing a Palestinian state in the near future. But that doesn’t mean they agree on what to do instead.

    Speaking at the Herzliya Conference, Israel’s premier diplomatic and...

  • Israeli PM wants Arab states to press Palestinians back to peace talks

    June 9, 2015 | 2:29 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday he hoped Arab states could press the Palestinians to return to talks to reach a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

    Netanyahu, speaking to a strategic conference near Tel Aviv, blamed the Palestinians for the...

  • Netanyahu slams world’s silence following rocket attacks

    June 8, 2015 | 9:08 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the international community’s failure to speak out against renewed rocket attacks from Gaza on Israel.

    Rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel on Saturday evening — the third attack in two weeks. In response the Israel...

  • Israel’s all in for NBA’s Cavaliers, Netanyahu tells coach David Blatt

    June 1, 2015 | 8:30 am

    Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu contacted him to offer him Israel’s support in the NBA Finals.

    “He said all of Israel is behind the Cavaliers,” Blatt said Sunday, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “That was great.

    ...
  • Netanyahu offers to resume peace talks with settlement focus, official says

    May 26, 2015 | 9:38 am

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has proposed resuming peace negotiations with the Palestinians but with the initial focus on identifying those Jewish settlements that Israel would keep and be allowed to expand, an Israeli official said on Tuesday.

    Peace talks collapsed in April...

  • Joe Lieberman: Next U.S. president will bring warmer relations with Israel

    May 21, 2015 | 12:52 pm

    Former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, in an interview with JTA, surmised that the next U.S. administration would be friendlier with Israel than the current one. He also expressed concern over America’s nuclear negotiations with Iran, saying they are “going in a bad direction,” and...

  • Obama: Disagreeing with Israel is necessary to defend it

    May 21, 2015 | 12:38 pm

    Open disagreement with Israel on some of its policies is a necessary component of the U.S. defense of Israel in the international community, President Barack Obama said.

    Obama, in an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg posted Thursday on The Atlantic’s website, singled out Israeli...

  • Netanyahu tells EU’s chief diplomat he is committed to two-state solution

    May 20, 2015 | 1:51 pm

     Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the European Union’s top diplomat that he was committed to finding a two-state solution with the Palestinians, as long as they recognize the Jewish state.

    “I don’t support a one-state solution – I don’t believe that’s a solution at...

  • Netanyahu tightens grip on Israel’s communications sector

    May 20, 2015 | 8:54 am

    Concerns about Israel's commitment to competition in the telecoms sector have grown after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed the director-general of communications and took over the ministry himself.

    Netanyahu made himself communications minister when he formed a new...

  • Rivlin, Netanyahu pledge to repair relations with Ethiopian Israelis

    May 18, 2015 | 8:42 am

    Israel erred in its treatment of Ethiopian immigrants, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said at a state ceremony in memory of the Ethiopian Jews who died on their way to Israel.

    Sunday’s ceremony at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem, which takes place annually on Jerusalem Day,...

  • Embattled from the outset, new Netanyahu government sworn in

    May 14, 2015 | 1:54 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new rightist coalition government, hobbled by a razor-thin parliamentary majority, was sworn in late on Thursday amid wrangling within his Likud party over cabinet posts.

    The evening ceremony in the Knesset was postponed by two hours so...

  • Israel’s vulnerable governing coalition passes first test

    May 13, 2015 | 9:24 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's emerging government scraped by its first parliamentary test on Wednesday, paving the way for the new cabinet to be sworn in after two months of difficult coalition building.

    By a narrow 61-59 vote, parliament ratified a legislative...

  • Proposal to add gov’t ministers narrowly advances in Israel’s Knesset

    May 12, 2015 | 12:26 pm

    A proposal to expand the number of Israeli government members from the current 18 passed a first reading in the Knesset after a five-hour filibuster.

    The plan passed late Monday night by a vote of 61-59, with all 61 members of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new coalition...

  • Jerusalem Day and justice under siege

    May 11, 2015 | 11:45 am

    Rabbi Goren sounding the shofar of the just-captured wall is connected in our memory with General Moshe Dayan’s terse message – Har HaBayit BiYadeinu – “the Temple Mount is in our hands”. The hierarchy and progression seemed Messianically clear: First we take The Wall, then we rise...

  • Netanyahu clinches deal to form new Israeli government

    May 6, 2015 | 1:47 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu clinched a deal to form a new government on Wednesday, just before a deadline was to expire, but the coalition will rule by only the slimmest of majorities in Israel's turbulent parliament.

    "Israel now has a government," Naftali Bennett, the head...

  • Netanyahu’s concession to key party could push coalition over the top

    May 6, 2015 | 8:52 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly agreed to concessions that would bring in a key party and allow him to form a new government.

    The Israeli media reported Wednesday morning that Netanyahu had agreed to make Naftali Bennett, who heads Jewish Home, either the...

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