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Iran: Diplomacy or War?

Bob Burnett | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Bob Burnett

The Iran agreement may go ahead without their approval, but Republicans are playing a dangerous game: once again, they are favoring war over diplomacy.

Jessica Schulberg

No, North Korea Does Not Prove the Iran Deal Is Doomed | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since the U.S. and five partner countries announced last week that they had reached the framework for a nuclear agreement with Iran, ske...

Jessica Schulberg

Ambassador Dan Shapiro Says U.S. Reevaluating Policy Toward Israel | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Dan Shapiro, the U.S. ambassador to Israel, reaffirmed on Sunday a potential U.S. policy shift toward Israel in light of Prime Minister...

How Netanyahu Swung The Israeli Election

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2015 | World

By Luke Baker JERUSALEM, March 18 (Reuters) - As the dust settles on a dramatic election, the immediate questions are how Prime Minis...

Netanyahu Urges Right-Wing Parties To Form Government 'Without Delay'

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2015 | World

JERUSALEM, March 18 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, claiming victory for his Likud party in a close-call election on Tuesday, s...

Netanyahu Steps Up Fight To Survive After Tanking In Polls

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2015 | World

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, March 14 (Reuters) - Flagging in opinion polls before Tuesday's election in Israel, Prime Minister Be...

Jessica Schulberg

Palestinian Authority Wants Avigdor Lieberman Arrested For Endorsing Murder Of Arabs | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the latest display of crumbling Israeli-Palestinian relations, the Palestinian Authority’s Foreign Ministry called for Avigdor Lieb...

Tens Of Thousands Attend Anti-Netanyahu Rally In Tel Aviv

AP | Posted 03.07.2015 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Tens of thousands of Israelis are gathering at a Tel Aviv square under the banner "Israel wants change" and calling for Prim...

Did Bibi Lie To Congress? 5 Fact-Checked Claims From The Speech

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 03.04.2015 | World

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned in a controversial speech before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday that international negotiations over Ir...

Netanyahu Takes Campaign Against Iran Deal To Jerusalem Holy Site

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2015 | World

By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Benjamin Netanyahu took his campaign against a nuclear deal with...

Former Israeli Spy Chief Slams Netanyahu's Handling Of Iran Threat

AP | Posted 02.27.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — A former chief of Israel's Mossad spy agency is slamming the prime minister's handling of the Iranian nuclear threat. Ahead of Ben...

Netanyahu Faces New Scandal Over Alleged Lavish Expenses

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 04.19.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- With Israeli elections looming and the region in turmoil, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu found himself once more enmeshed in a go...

Benjamin Netanyahu Says Obama Shouldn't Take His Speech To Congress Personally

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics

After coming under fire from several members of Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to Twitter on Tuesday to defend a planned add...

Netanyahu Accuses Newspaper Publisher Of Smear Campaign

AP | Posted 04.11.2015 | Media

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday accused the publisher of an influential newspaper of carrying out a smear campa...

No Olive Branch From Netanyahu for Iran; a Small Twig for Peace with Palestinians

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 12.02.2013 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Seeking to discourage a rapprochement between Washington and Tehran, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel threatened military action against Iran and dared others to do the same.

Netanyahu Reaches Deal To Form New Government

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.14.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached a deal Thursday to form a new coalition government, but a last-minute snag over th...

Obama Avoids Meeting With Netanyahu

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2012 | World

By Matt Spetalnick and Allyn Fisher-Ilan WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM, Sept 11 (Reuters) - In a highly unusual rebuff to a close ally, the White House said...

Bibi Unveils Unity Government

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN and DAN PERRY | Posted 07.08.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Now backed by a parliamentary supermajority, Benjamin Netanyahu has tremendous room to maneuver on Israel's most pressing issues: pe...

Netanyahu's Grave Mistake at AIPAC

Ben Thein | Posted 05.08.2012 | World
Ben Thein

Mr. Netanyahu was right to point out that "the purpose of the Jewish state is to defend Jewish lives and to secure the Jewish future" -- that is what Zionism is all about. But, if that is the case, why did Mr. Netanyahu go to Washington, D.C. and plead for help?

Israelis Continue To Protest High Cost Of Living

AP | By ARON HELLER | Posted 10.13.2011 | World

JERUSALEM -- Tens of thousands of Israelis poured into streets across the country Saturday for a fourth consecutive week, exanding their protest movem...

Christian Science Monitor: Why Netanyahu Is Suddenly Unpopular In Israel

Christian Science Monitor | Joshua Mitnick | Posted 09.26.2011 | World

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been put firmly on the defensive for the first time since his election, with tens of thousands of people...

Israeli Ex-Spymaster Takes Swipe At Netanyahu

AP | By JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 08.02.2011 | World

JERUSALEM -- The newly retired head of Israel's fabled Mossad spy agency has turned his sights toward Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, repeatedly cr...

Israeli PM Rejects Obama's Call To Return To Israel's 1967 Borders

AP | By JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.19.2011 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's prime minister on Thursday gave a cool reception to President Barack Obama's Mideast policy speech, warning a withdrawal fr...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama To Give Major Address On U.S. Middle East Policy | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will give a major address on U.S. policy on the Middle East in the “relatively near future,” White House Pres...

Don't Play with Israel-Palestine Maps

Eileen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eileen Read

An editorial by Jerusalem Post editor-in-chief David Horovitz posits low expectations for success of the latest round of Israeli-Palestinian peace tal...