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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
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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
Netanyahu Wins

Cartoon: Bibi Wins!

Benjamin Netanyahu celebrates his victory.

March 19, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Bibi Goes ‘Full Settler’

Jon Stewart highlighted the exact way that Benjamin Netanyahu won his election — and it wasn’t pretty.

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)

The High Cost Of Bibi’s Comeback

Benjamin Netanyahu’s campaign was politically genius — and horribly reckless for Israel’s future.

March 19, 2015
An Arab citizen of Israel looks at a list of parties running in Israel's 2015 parliamentary elections on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Arab citizens of Israel voted in record numbers Tuesday to propel a newly formed unified list of Arab parties to the third-largest party in Knesset, Israel's parliament. (Daniella Cheslow/McClatchy/TNS)

Palestinians Denounce Netanyahu, Vow To Keep Up Statehood Push

Palestinians are predictably displeased with the results of Israel’s election.

March 18, 2015
President Barack Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office. (Pete Souza/Wikimedia Commons)

U.S.-Israeli Relations, Already Tense, Face New Tests With Netanyahu Victory

Benjamin Netanyahu victory could spell trouble for U.S.-Israel relations.

March 18, 2015
Can Photoshop give Isaac Herzog the gravitas to lead Israel?

Benjamin Netanyahu, Defying Expectations, Pulls Off A Big Victory

Netanyahu and his right-wing Likud party have won a stunning victory in Israel’s dramatic election.

March 18, 2015
An Israeli voter casts his ballot at a polling station in Bnei Brak, near the city of Tel Aviv, on March 17, 2015 (AFP/Gil Cohen Magen)

After Israel Vote, Netanyahu And Herzog Scramble For Political Allies

Both Benjamin Netanyahu and Isaac Herzog are working to secure allies after Israel’s contentious election.

March 18, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu casts his vote (AFP/Sebastian Scheiner)

Israel Exit Polls Show Virtual Tie Between Netanyahu And Herzog

It looks like Benjamin Netanyahu could survive in Israel’s razor-thin election.

March 17, 2015
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Endorse This: ‘Celebrity’ Republicans For Bibi

Benjamin Netanyahu got a late endorsement from America’s ultimate conservative (and evangelical Christian) second-string celebrity.

March 17, 2015
An Israeli voter casts his ballot at a polling station in Bnei Brak, near the city of Tel Aviv, on March 17, 2015 (AFP/Gil Cohen Magen)

Israelis Vote In Tight Race As Netanyahu Fights For Survival

Benjamin Netanyahu is locked in a fight for his political life.

March 17, 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)

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu May Be On His Way Out

Benjamin Netanyahu’s hubris may have finally caught up to him.

March 16, 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 Netanyahu Scrambles As Polls Show Rival’s Lead Growing

Time may be running out for Benjamin Netanyahu.

March 13, 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)

Election Race Tightens In Israel As Polls Show Netanyahu’s Party Trailing

Benjamin Netanyahu faces serious trouble in Israel’s upcoming elections.

March 11, 2015
MyPromisedLand-edited

Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘My Promised Land: The Triumph And Tragedy of Israel’

‘My Promised Land’ is a thorough examination — both celebration and criticism — of Israel.

March 7, 2015
Iran Hardliners

Cartoon: Iranian Hardliners

Benjamin Netanyahu has some fans in Iran.

March 5, 2015
Speaker John Boehner and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel greet one another before His Excellency addresses a joint meeting of Congress.

The Bibi-Boehner Coalition

How much damage have John Boehner and Benjamin Netanyahu done to the U.S.-Israel alliance?

March 5, 2015