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Israeli Prime Minister Issues New Warning About Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Issues New Warning About Iran

GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is talking tough on Iran in anticipation of President Obama’s trip to his homeland this spring.At a conference of American Jewish leaders in Jerusalem on Monday, Netan…

Netanyahu Discusses Obama’s Spring Trip to Israel

Netanyahu Discusses Obama’s Spring Trip to Israel

Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — In his first public statement since it was announced last week that President Obama will visit Israel in the spring, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that the trip will reaffirm strong ties betwee…

Netanyahu Faces New Challenges After Disappointing Election Results

Netanyahu Faces New Challenges After Disappointing Election Results

GALI TIBBON/AFP/GettyImages(JERUSALEM) — Voters in Israel have surprised Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu but not in a way he would have preferred.While Netanyahu will stay his country’s leader — as was expected — his right-wing Likud-Beiteinu bloc…

Israelis Voting Tuesday in General Election

Israelis Voting Tuesday in General Election

Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — As President Obama begins his second term, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won’t know until later Tuesday if he’ll continue as his country’s leader.Israelis are going to the polls in a general election …

Hamas Leader Dares Israel to Deploy Ground Troops

Hamas Leader Dares Israel to Deploy Ground Troops

GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images(GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip) — Hamas leader Khaled Meshal is calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bluff, a move that could backfire on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza straining to survive an onslaught of Isr…

Israeli PM Says Arab States Would Appreciate Strike on Iran

Israeli PM Says Arab States Would Appreciate Strike on Iran

GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — How would the Arab states react if Israel launched a preemptive strike against Iran’s nuclear facilities?Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu believes the shock would immediately be followed by praise for…

Benjamin Netanyahu Moves Up National Elections in Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu Moves Up National Elections in Israel

Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — Election season is coming earlier than expected in Israel as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Tuesday he was moving up the vote because of disagreements with political opponents over the 2013 nation…

Romney Says Military Action Against Iran May Not Be Necessary

Romney Says Military Action Against Iran May Not Be Necessary

Jin Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney said Friday that he does not believe military action will be necessary to prevent Iran from developing nuclear capability.Romney added that he still leaves the option of military action &ldquo…

Israeli Govt Tweets Article Criticizing Obama’s Relationship with Israel

Israeli Govt Tweets Article Criticizing Obama’s Relationship with Israel

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza
(NEW YORK) — Amid tension between the U.S. and Israel over Iran’s nuclear ambitions, an official Israeli government twitter account linked Tuesday to an article criticizing President Obama for “fail…

Romney Says He Can’t Imagine Saying No to Meeting Netanyahu

Romney Says He Can’t Imagine Saying No to Meeting Netanyahu

Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) – Mitt Romney said Wednesday that he couldn’t “imagine saying no” to a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu. His comment came a day after The White Ho…

Obama Will Not Meet with Israel’s Netanyahu This Month

Obama Will Not Meet with Israel’s Netanyahu This Month

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama will not meet with Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli prime minister is in the United States later this month for the U.N. General Assembly, because the two leaders’ schedules make a meeting …

Report: Netanyahu Okay with Partially Destroying Iran’s Nuclear Program

Report: Netanyahu Okay with Partially Destroying Iran’s Nuclear Program

GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — An Israeli newspaper is reporting that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would settle for partially dismantling Iran’s rogue nuclear program if it meant setting back their goal to make atomic weapons for a few…

Israeli PM Certain Iran, Hezbollah Bombed Bus in Bulgaria

Israeli PM Certain Iran, Hezbollah Bombed Bus in Bulgaria

GALI TIBBON/AFP/GettyImages(JERUSALEM) — Even as there is no concrete evidence yet that Iran was behind Wednesday’s bus bombing in Bulgaria that took the lives of five Israeli tourists, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted on Thursday th…

Hillary Clinton’s Meeting with Israeli Leaders Packed with Topics

Hillary Clinton’s Meeting with Israeli Leaders Packed with Topics

Win McNamee/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — How much more could Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have had on her plate when she held talks with leaders in Israel on Monday?Besides trying to reaffirm the strong partnership between the U.S. and Israel that …

Netanyahu: Israel’s First Obligation Is Stopping Iran’s Nuclear Threat

Netanyahu: Israel’s First Obligation Is Stopping Iran’s Nuclear Threat

Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — As the Obama administration fears Israel might launch a preemptive strike against Iranian nuclear facilities, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made it clear Wednesday that Israel’s first obligation is to prevent…

200 Rockets Hit Israel, 23 Gazans Killed

200 Rockets Hit Israel, 23 Gazans Killed

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TEL AVIV, Israel) — The fourth consecutive day of violence between Israel and Palestinian militants in the coastal enclave of Gaza saw the number of rockets landing in southern Israel climb to more than 190 and the death toll of…

White House Denies Deal for Weapons to Israel

White House Denies Deal for Weapons to Israel

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The White House pushed back against a report in an Israeli newspaper Thursday that President Obama agreed to a request from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for advanced military weaponry that could be use…

Obama and Netanyahu Emphasize Unity on Iran; Differences Remain

Obama and Netanyahu Emphasize Unity on Iran; Differences Remain

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Amid rising concerns about the prospect of the Iranian government making a nuclear weapon, President Obama on Monday assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that “the United States will always have …

What Will Happen to the US If Israel Attacks Iran?

What Will Happen to the US If Israel Attacks Iran?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — President Obama is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Monday to try to talk him out of an immediate strike on Iran’s nuclear sites.But if Israel does decide to bomb Iran, wha…

Give Diplomacy a Chance to Work in Iran, Obama Tells Israel

Give Diplomacy a Chance to Work in Iran, Obama Tells Israel

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Speaking before the annual conference of the influential American Israel Public Affairs Committee on Sunday, President Obama rebuffed calls from the Israeli government and its supporters to more starkly warn …

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