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At AIPAC, Netanyahu Warns On Iran, Urges Palestinians To Recognize Israel As Jewish State

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2014 | World

(Adds Netanyahu comments, U.S. official's remarks, context in paragraphs 3, 12-13 and 16-18) By Jeffrey Heller and Matt Spetalnick ...

Netanyahu's Bad Fight Against a Good Iran Deal

Shai Franklin | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Shai Franklin

Aside from Netanyahu's lack of credibility on any Iran deal, or the dubious value of scuttling an agreement that promises to verifiably prevent any nuclear weapons, no amount of lobbying by Israel will significantly alter the outlines of the accord.

Netanyahu: Partial Deal With Iran Is Bad Deal With Iran

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 10.24.2013 | World

ROME -- ROME (AP) — Israel's prime minister said Wednesday that the world should not accept what he called a "partial deal" to curb Iran's nuclear p...

Signs Of Rift Between Israel And U.S. Over Iran

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- JERUSALEM (AP) — Just days after the first round of global nuclear talks with Iran, a rift appears to be emerging between Israel and it...

Joshua Hersh

The Other Negotiations: Obama Takes On Iran

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- While most of Washington was caught up in the intense gamesmanship over the budget and the debt ceiling, the Obama administration quietly ca...

Netanyahu Mocked Over #IranJeans

Posted 10.07.2013 | World

In an interview last week with BBC's Persian-language station, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an appeal to the people of Iran: Challen...

Netanyahu Mocked Over Jeans Comment

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

DUBAI, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may have sought to win over Iranians in an interview with British Persian-language ...

Bibi Urges Obama To Keep Iran Sanctions

AP | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is urging President Barack Obama not to let up on sanctions against Iran. Netanyahu says he a...

Netanyahu: Don't Be Fooled By Iran's 'Smiley Campaign'

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 11.29.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Mortified that the world may be warming up to Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is taking an unpopular message to the ...

Netanyahu: Don't Let Iran Fool You

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 11.24.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister on Tuesday voiced deep skepticism about the new Iranian president's outreach to the West, saying the world "...

Bibi: Iran Has Not Yet Reached 'Red Line'

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 06.29.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister on Monday said that Iran is steadily edging closer to nuclear weapons capability but has not yet reached the...

Bibi: North Korea's Nuke Test Is Lesson On Iran

AP | Associated Press | Posted 02.18.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's prime minister says North Korea's recent nuclear test shows that "sanctions alone will not stop" Iran's atomic program. Benjami...

About That Whole Iran Thing...

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2013 | World

By Crispian Balmer JERUSALEM, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a simple message as he seeks a third term in o...

Israeli TV: Barak, Netanyahu Ordered Military To Prepare For Iran Strike

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 01.05.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister ordered the military to go on high alert for a looming attack on Iran's nuclear program two years ago, but b...

Netanyahu Aligns With Obama on Iran

Joel Rubin | Posted 12.05.2012 | World
Joel Rubin

Now that the speeches are over and the threat of immediate war has receded, the real work of diplomacy must step in to resolve this dispute. It's clear from Netanyahu's speech last week that a diplomatic deal that allows for some type of Iranian nuclear program is in the cards.

Iran: We Will Retaliate Against Any Attack

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Iran responded to Israel's "red line" for Tehran's nuclear program on Thursday by declaring it was strong enough t...

'Clear Red Line' With Iran

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2012 | World

* Israeli leader seeks to maintain cooperation with U.S. * Clocks tick on Tehran's nuclear projects, U.S. election (Edits, adds lea...

War Jitters Continue on Iran Nuclear Issue, in Shadow of Uprisings in Arab Capitals

Dan Raviv | Posted 11.16.2012 | World
Dan Raviv

Benjamin Netanyahu is still rattling a saber. Arab leaders may well warn that a strike on Iran could lead to World War III. Big words seem to be the only way to measure whether the region is closer to or farther from an armed conflict that would almost surely draw in America.

Iran's Nuclear Timeline

Joe Cirincione | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Iran is nuclear capable. If Iran's leaders decided they wanted a nuclear bomb, they could build one. But Iran does not have a bomb now. And there is much confusion -- some of it intentionally spread -- about how long it would take Iran to build a weapon.

Jennifer Bendery

Netanyahu: 'People Are Trying To Draw Me Into The American Election'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he knows people want him to say whether President Barack Obama or Republican presidential...

Difference in U.S. and Israeli "Clocks" on Iran Now Painfully Obvious

Dan Raviv | Posted 11.11.2012 | World
Dan Raviv

Don't tweak the nose of the superpower that feeds you. That might be a thought for Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu -- or perhaps he knows what he's doing, with some ingenious plan to make it look like he has bitter differences with his country's greatest ally.

Bibi Lays Into U.S. Over Iran Policy

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 11.11.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's prime minister, ratcheting up a public feud with the U.S. over Iran, made it clear Tuesday that he was dissatisfied with Washing...

Israel's Posturing: Behind Netanyahu and Barak's Threats to Attack Iran

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 10.21.2012 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

While Israel's determination to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons has not changed, the new strategy is meant to strongly convey that Israel is not bluffing.

What U.S. and Iranian Leaders Can Do to Avert War

Thomas J. Buonomo | Posted 10.17.2012 | World
Thomas J. Buonomo

It is clear that if U.S. and Iranian political leaders continue down the present course they will almost certainly lead us into another bloody war. Out of empathy for those who will do the fighting and dying, here are a few things they can do to avert conflict.

What Is the Point of Netanyahu's Iran War Bluff?

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 10.16.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Here is my prediction. There will be no war any time soon. But Israel will be getting more and more goodies from President Obama between now and the election just to ensure it, and probably afterwards as well.