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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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Netanyahu, Trump

Trump And Netanyahu Sidestep Two-State Solution For Mideast Peace

President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declined Wednesday to commit to the long-standing search for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a shift favored by Israel’s right wing that could spark fresh turmoil in the Mideast.

February 16, 2017
Danziger on Trump encouraging Netanyahu smear of Kerry

Danziger: Art Of The Smear

Danziger watches America’s master of the smear, offering Israel’s prime minister political mud to fling at John Kerry.

January 1, 2017
Netanyahu, Obama

Tel Aviv Diary: Why Netanyahu Is Lashing Out At Obama

The majority of Israelis support the idea of two-state solution, and more than half of Israelis do not want to keep occupying Palestinians in the West Bank. The prevailing opinion, on the streets of Tel Aviv, is that Netanyahu had gone way too far in his attacks on all those who supported the resolution and that this might finally endanger his support among his devotees.

December 29, 2016
Israeli PM Netanyahu furious over UN vote on settlements

Angered By UN Vote Against Settlements, Israeli PM Summons US Envoy

The resolution condemning settlements in the occupied territories passed the Security Council because the U.S. broke with its long-standing approach of diplomatically shielding Israel and abstained instead of wielding its veto power.

December 25, 2016

Trump Tells Netanyahu He Would Recognize Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

Donald Trump on Sunday told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that if elected, he would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

September 25, 2016
aid deal for israel

Record U.S. Military Aid Deal For Israel To Be Signed On Wednesday

The United States and Israel have reached final agreement on a record new package of at least $38 billion in U.S. military aid and the 10-year pact is expected to be signed within days, sources close to the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

September 14, 2016
Bernie Sanders is right about Israel and Hillary Clinton knows it

On Israel, Bernie Sanders Is Right (And Hillary Clinton Knows It)

Unfortunately, Clinton’s current approach is the dismal standard in American politics, which made Bernie Sanders’ honesty about Israel and Palestine even more refreshing.

April 15, 2016

White House Says Israel’s Netanyahu Opted To Cancel Visit With Obama

Spokesman: “We were surprised to first learn via media reports that the prime minister, rather than accept our invitation, opted to cancel his visit.”

March 7, 2016

Netanyahu’s Wife Abused Household Staff, Israeli Court Finds

Labor court: Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife Sara insulted and raged at household staff, creating an abusive working environment at the official residence.

February 10, 2016

Israel Licks Wounds As Iran Sanctions End, Looks To Future U.S. Aid

Netanyahu calls on world powers to impose “harsh, aggressive sanctions” for any nuclear violations by Iran.

January 17, 2016

Republican Presidential Candidate Trump Postpones Israel Trip

The decision comes just days after Trump provoked an international uproar by calling for Muslims to be blocked from entering the United States.

December 10, 2015

Furor In Israel As Trump To Be Hosted By Netanyahu After Remarks On Muslims

A government official said Netanyahu and Trump would meet on Dec. 28.

December 9, 2015

Join A Terrorist Group, Lose Your Citizenship

Governments around the world seeking to strengthen their defenses against terrorism are threatening to revoke the citizenship of those joining the Islamic State or other militant groups training in the Middle East for global jihad.

November 30, 2015

Israeli Spy Pollard Freed After 30 Years In U.S. Prison

Pollard will be required to wear an electronic bracelet so his movements can be monitored at all times.

November 20, 2015

Netanyahu Says Time For U.S. Jews To Heal Rifts Over Iran Deal

Netanyahu tells American Jews: “Now more than ever we must work together to unite the Jewish people and secure the Jewish state.”

November 10, 2015

Cartoon: Selfies

“Smile.”

November 10, 2015

Netanyahu Expects More Military Aid From Meeting With Obama

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned meeting with President Barack Obama in Washington on Monday is being billed as a fence-mending visit after their dispute over the Iran nuclear deal — but analysts see the meeting as something of a victory lap for Netanyahu.

November 8, 2015

After Netanyahu Comments, Germany Says Responsibility For Holocaust Is Ours

After Benjamin Netanyahu alleged that Palestinians forced Hitler into committing the Holocaust, now even Germany is speaking up.

October 21, 2015

Netanyahu Says Hitler Didn’t Really Want To Kill The Jews — Palestinians Made Him Do It!

It’s not often you hear the argument made in international dialogue that Hitler wasn’t such a bad guy — he was just following orders, perhaps?

October 20, 2015

Israeli-Palestinian Violence Intensifies; Arabs And Jews Stabbed

There are few signs of the tension and violence dying down.

October 9, 2015

Israel Undermines U.S. Peace Effort, Palestinian Abbas Tells U.N

In address to the United Nations, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas cited Israel’s continued settlements in the West Bank, refusal to release Palestinian prisoners.

September 30, 2015

Protests Greet Israel’s Netanyahu On British Visit

Some 300 demonstrators waving flags and “Free Palestine” banners staged a noisy protest in central London.

September 9, 2015

Why Israel’s Security Experts Support The Iran Deal — And Why Iran’s Hardliners Don’t

On the Iran deal, mainstream opinion in Israel’s military and intelligence circles is more closely aligned with Barack Obama than Bibi Netanyahu — as two former chiefs of the Jewish state’s spy services have publicly declared.

August 6, 2015

Obama Defends Iran Nuclear Deal As U.S. Diplomacy Over War

Obama: “Let’s not mince words. The choice we face is ultimately between diplomacy or some form of war. Maybe not tomorrow, maybe not three months from now, but soon.”

August 5, 2015

Obama Warns Of Dangers To Israel If Iran Deal Blocked

President Barack Obama told U.S. Jewish leaders it was likely rockets would fall on Tel Aviv if a nuclear deal with Iran was blocked and military action ensued, one of them said on Wednesday.

August 5, 2015