Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on the world to change or cancel a nuclear deal with Iran, just hours after President Donald Trump called the agreement “an embarrassment to the United States.”
The Gaza Strip’s militant Hamas rulers, internationally isolated and their economy in shreds, said they were ready to take key steps meant to end the decade-old rift between the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced support for Kurdish statehood, offering a lone source of backing for an autonomy referendum in Iraq this month that allies oppose.
Syria accused the Israeli air force of attacking one of its military facilities, just weeks after Israel served notice to friends and foes alike that it won’t let the war there breed new threats to its security.
As world powers seek an endgame to Syria’s six-year war, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants a seat at the table.
Inside Benjamin Netanyahu’s “aquarium,” the glassed-in suite of offices that houses Israel’s prime minister and his senior staff, Avichai Mandelblit was a big fish.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, facing mounting legal troubles that could force him from office, gave a defiant speech to thousands of supporters in which he accused “left-wing” Israeli media of trying to topple his government through a campaign aimed at pressuring the attorney general to indict him.
Palestinians rejected Israel’s plan to defuse deadly tensions over a Jerusalem shrine revered by both Jews and Muslims, and threatened to escalate their protests with a “day of rage” on Friday.
Israel took down metal detectors from an embattled hilltop shrine in Jerusalem’s Old City in a bid to quell violent Palestinian opposition to their presence, helping to end a diplomatic standoff with Jordan.
For years, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has argued that a key obstacle to peace is the Palestinian refusal to recognize Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people. There’s only one problem: Netanyahu hasn’t even gotten his own government to define the state that way.
The new Israeli-Palestinian peace process hasn’t even started yet, and it’s already facing hurdles.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government wanted to hear Donald Trump announce he’s moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Palestinians would have liked Trump to publicly back their aspiration to statehood.
Donald Trump is betting that Arab nations hold the key to securing peace between Israel and the Palestinians, a paradoxical premise founded on his belief that shared concern over Iran will bring longtime rivals to the bargaining table.
President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said they saw an unprecedented opportunity to achieve an elusive Mideast peace agreement as formerly hostile Arab nations join with the Jewish state to confront their common rival, Iran.
Israel passed a series of measures aimed at bolstering the Palestinian economy as a confidence-building gesture before U.S. President Donald Trump arrives and elaborates on his plans for addressing the Middle East conflict.
On the eve of Donald Trump’s first visit to Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is preparing to ask the U.S. president to impose tough new sanctions on Iran for threatening Israel with ballistic missiles and bankrolling terrorism, a close adviser said.
Plenty of young Israelis still go hiking through the Golan Heights, even though there’s a war next door.
Talks between government officials on building a natural gas pipeline from Israel to Turkey may conclude as early as this summer, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Tuesday.
Israel’s right-wing leaders have been waiting for an American president like Donald Trump. But now that he’s here, they can’t agree on how to take advantage.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would be open to a Mideast peace agreement that doesn’t include separate states for Israel and the Palestinians, abandoning a U.S. position that has underpinned more than a decade of failed negotiations between the two sides.
The Obama years sprang some unwanted surprises on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu -- like secret nuclear talks with Iran.
Israel should try to reach understandings with Donald Trump’s administration that would allow for intensified construction in West Bank settlements and the possible extension of Israeli law to one of the largest communities there, Israel’s justice minister said.
Benjamin Netanyahu likes to boast of the new allies Israel has made around the world, and how they’ll blunt criticism of the Jewish state in international forums. He’s also praised the “true friend” Israel will have in the White House once Donald Trump takes over, after eight years of frosty relations with Barack Obama.
Strained U.S.-Israeli ties reached another low as Secretary of State John Kerry and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traded blame over the stalled Middle East peace process, with President-elect Donald Trump vowing a fresh start when he takes office on Jan. 20.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the chances for Mideast peace are increasingly at risk as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government backs the expansion of settlements in the West Bank, contrary to both sides’ stated goal of fostering a “two-state solution” to the conflict.
The Obama administration abstained from voting Friday on a UN Security Council resolution critical of Israel’s settlements in the West Bank, drawing accusations from the Israeli government that Washington had abandoned its closest Middle East ally and dealt a blow to the chances of peace talks with the Palestinians.
Strained U.S.-Israeli ties are fraying further at the end of the Obama administration after the U.S. declined to take a public stand against a delayed United Nations resolution this week criticizing Israel’s settlements in the West Bank.
Trump gets 49% vs. Clinton’s 44%, according to poll of 1,140 respondents conducted by iVoteIsrael and Keevon Global Research sent by e-mail. The poll has a ~3% margin of error Among ultra-Orthodox, Trump receives 85% support; 75% of seculars support Clinton When asked which is most important issue, 43% of voters say foreign policy including Israel, 10% say influence on Supreme Court, 7% say jobs/economy, 6% say terrorism/national security