Friday, July 3, 2015
Israel
Gaza Flotilla

Israel Intercepts Ship In Pro-Palestinian Flotilla Bound For Gaza

A ship carrying pro-Palestinian activists protesting Israel’s sea blockade of the Gaza Strip was boarded by Israeli naval commandos, who took command of the vessel.

June 29, 2015
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Bernie Sanders To NPR’s Diane Rehm: No, I’m Not An Israeli Citizen

Sanders: “You know, I got offended a little bit by that comment, and I know it’s been on the internet. I am obviously an American citizen and I do not have any dual citizenship.”

June 10, 2015
Obama vows no bad deal with Iran: 'This deal will have my name on it'

Obama Vows No Bad Deal With Iran: ‘This Deal Will Have My Name On It’

“This deal will have my name on it,” Obama said, “so nobody has a bigger personal stake in making sure that it delivers on its promise.

May 22, 2015
Tom Cotton, Iran, Nuclear Deal, Congress, Bipartisan, Israel, Politics, Top News, Deadline

Senate OKs Bill To Let Congress Review Iran Nuclear Deal on 98-1 Vote

a White House spokesperson called the bill “the kind of reasonable and acceptable compromise that the president would be willing to sign.”

May 7, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress at the Capitol on March 3, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Israel’s Foreign Minister Snubs Netanyahu Coalition Invite

The incumbent must present his government by Wednesday midnight.

May 4, 2015
Ethiopian Israelis Protest in Tel Aviv, May 3, 2015

Protest By Ethiopian Israelis Turns Violent In Tel Aviv

Violence erupted on the streets of Tel Aviv on Sunday as a demonstration by Ethiopian Israelis protesting what they said was police brutality against their community spiraled out of control.

May 4, 2015
Confederate John Deere

This Week In Crazy: Bring On The Second Civil War!

This week, “conservative” nut-jobs are trying to incite a second civil war — or warn us that we’re headed for one. Are they the same thing?

April 10, 2015
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White House Trolls Bibi With Tweet On Iran Deal

The White House’s tweet is an obvious takeoff on Netanyahu’s infamous 2012 address to the United Nations.

April 8, 2015
Iran Negotiations John Kerry

How To Read The Iran Debate

In the Iran Debate, a working knowledge of the intricate, technical details is helpful, but there are more ambiguities than either side will readily admit.

April 6, 2015
Iran Nuclear Issue

Analysis: Proposed Accord Far Tougher On Iran Than Expected, Nuclear Experts Say

It appeared that the tentative accord would achieve the U.S. goal of ensuring the international community would have a year’s warning if Tehran decided to produce enough uranium fuel for a single bomb.

April 3, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday renewed his harsh criticism of the preliminary nuclear pact with Iran, declaring it a danger to his country's existence.

Iran Nuclear Deal Threatens Israel’s ‘Survival,’ Netanyahu Says

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday renewed his harsh criticism of the preliminary nuclear pact with Iran, declaring it a danger to his country’s existence.

April 3, 2015
Kerry Iran Negotiations

Breakthrough: Iran’s Nuclear Concessions Vindicate Obama’s Diplomatic Strategy

The Iran talks also represent a chance to promote peaceful change in that unfortunate country, whose people desperately desire progress toward normal relationships with Western countries.

April 2, 2015
World News, Top News, Politics, Israel, Two-State Solution, Aid, United Nations, Sanctions, Palestine, Diplomacy, Security Resolcution

Obama’s Next Move May Be Lifting US Protection Of Israel At UN

The Obama administration may force Israel’s hand to accept a two-state solution by abandoning its policy of protecting Israel at the U.N. and back a Security Council resolution instead.

April 1, 2015
Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell meet in the U.S. Capitol January 7, 2015. (Official Photo by Caleb Smith; Speaker Boehner/Flickr)

Deal Or No Deal, Congress Primed To Act On Iran

By William Douglas, McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — Whenever a deal is announced on Iran’s nuclear program, President Barack Obama faces a tough slog in Congress, where skepticism abounds about the ability of the administration and five world powers to curb Tehran’s nuclear program. With Congress out of town on vacation Tuesday, there was […]

April 1, 2015
Palestine, Palestinian Authority, Abbas, Hamas, Israel, Two-State, Bibi, Army, World News, Top News

Netanyahu’s ‘No-Palestinian-State’ Vow Raises Questions About Security Coordination

Since Bibi’s rejection of a two-state solution, a majority of Palestinians doubt whether their security forces should coordinate with Israeli authorities.

March 31, 2015
Top News, Nuclear Deals, Iran, John Kerry, Obama, Sanctions, U.N., Carly Fiorina, John Kasich, Rick Santorum, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Rick Perry, Bobby Jindal, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Lindsey Graham, Ted Cruz, Scott Walker, Tom Cotton

Iran Nuclear Talks Expected To Last Right Up To Deadline

Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program are coming down to the wire.

March 30, 2015
obama netanyahu

Obama Says US Must Re-Evaluate Mideast Stance After Netanyahu’s Comments

Obama and other officials have called out Netanyahu for his rejection of the two-state solution and a remark made about Israel’s Arab citizens that had racial overtones.

March 25, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister and Likud Party's leader Benjamin Netanyahu gives a statement to the media at the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem, on March 17, 2015. Results tallied Wednesday showed Netanyahu's party with a decisive win. (Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)

Netanyahu Allies Urge Obama To Respect Israeli Election Outcome

Israeli officials are firing back at the Obama administration’s criticism of Benjamin Netanyahu.

March 23, 2015
DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 23JAN14 - Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel listens during the plenary session 'Israel's Economic and Political Outlook' at the Annual Meeting 2014 of the World Economic Forum at the Congress Centre in Davos, January 23, 2014. (World Economic Forum via Flickr)

U.S. Doubts On Netanyahu Could Lead To ‘Other Steps’ In Pursuit Of Peace

The Obama administration sent a strong message to Israel’s government on Sunday.

March 23, 2015
Letter from America

Cartoon: Letter From The U.S.

Israel gets some mail from America.

March 23, 2015
HistoryOfIsrealPalestineConflict-edited

Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘A History Of The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict’

‘A History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict’ is an exhaustive, thorough examination of one of the most intractable, destructive clashes in our time.

March 22, 2015
Speaker John Boehner and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel greet one another before His Excellency addresses a joint meeting of Congress.

Boehner, House Delegation To Meet Netanyahu In Israel

A month after Benjamin Netanyahu visited John Boehner, the speaker of the House will return the favor.

March 20, 2015
Tom Cotton

Tom Cotton Slams Obama For Undermining Foreign Negotiations, Kills Irony

Tom Cotton is upset that anyone but him would interfere with a foreign negotiation.

March 20, 2015
Obama Meets With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu Tries To Undo Harm To US-Israel Relations; White House Icy In Response

After winning a divisive election, Netanyahu seeks to repair his image in Western media — but the White House doesn’t seem to be buying it.

March 19, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister and Likud Party's leader Benjamin Netanyahu gives a statement to the media at the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem, on March 17, 2015. Results tallied Wednesday showed Netanyahu's party with a decisive win. (Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)

Netanyahu Tries To Undo Harm To U.S.-Israel Relations

Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to walk back some of the comments that helped him win re-election.

March 19, 2015
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