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By Dr. Cesar Chelala As 91 world leaders gathered in Soweto to pay homage to Nelson Mandela there was one notable absence: Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu cited the high cost of his presence in South Africa to explain his absence. It is possible that both internal politics and what he perceives as past antagonism from Mandela are better reasons to …
Benjamin Netanyahu told a UN summit Tuesday that the Jewish state was ready to act alone to halt Iranian efforts to build a nuclear bomb, a charge Tehran vehemently denies.
Israeli concerns raised due to the current events in Egypt
Both sides said that the initial aim was to relaunch regular meetings on technical issues such as crossing points; fuel, power and water supplies to the Palestinians; and payment for treatment of Palestinians in Israeli hospitals.
Making his fourth trip to Israel since he began his tenure in February, Kerry was to head straight into talks with Netanyahu before travelling to Ramallah to meet Abbas
Netanyahu: The heart of the conflict was their refusal to recognise Israel as a Jewish state.
Egypt looking to US to take the lead in reigniting the Middle East peace process
Israeli prime minister said if advanced arms fell into the hands of Islamist militants it could redefine regional security threats
While it may lack diplomatic ‘deliverables,’ Obama’s visit will not be short in symbolism.
In total, the Netanyahu government advanced and approved 8,730 units in West Bank settlements over the past four years, Peace Now said, noting that the figures could be higher because the defence ministry does not make public its approvals for planning.
Hamas said at least eight Palestinians were killed in more than 20 Israeli air strikes on Gaza on Wednesday
The dissolution of the Knesset was approved by 100 votes to none.
A United States Republican congresswoman blocked the planned cash transfer of $450 million to the Egyptian government On Friday. Texas congresswoman Kay Granger, who heads the Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, released a statement that read, “this proposal comes to Congress at a point when the US-Egypt relationship has never been under more …
Obama’s refusal to meet Netanyahu denied after media circulated split over Iran
Hundreds demonstrate in front of Netanyahu’s house, protesting economic policy and tax hikes
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected pursuing further sanctions during the visit of US Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta
By Dan Perry/ AP JERUSALEM: Israel’s prime minister has said that he still hopes to reach a peace deal with the Palestinians, because the alternative would be absorbing them into Israel and destroying the Jewish character of the state. “I want to solve the conflict with the Palestinians because I don’t want a binational state,” Netanyahu …
By Amy Teibel / AP JERUSALEM: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s top religious partner said Wednesday that Israel’s ruling coalition would not be shaken by the Supreme Court’s annulment of a contentious law allowing ultra-Orthodox Jewish men to avoid military service. The military exemptions are resented by Israel’s secular majority and have been a major source of …
By Allyn Fisher-Ilan /Reuters JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that while he hoped Egypt’s efforts to achieve democracy succeeded, he had to “prepare for the worst” as well. Netanyahu reiterated hopes that that Egypt would stick by a 1979 peace treaty with Israel, as the new military rulers in Cairo said …