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Obama Speaks With Netanyahu Amid Ceasefire

AP | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama has consulted by telephone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a 72-hour cease-fire in ...

Israel: Soldier Thought Captured Is Dead, More Fighting Imminent

Reuters | Posted 08.02.2014 | World

* Israel: Most of militant attack tunnels are destroyed * Some tanks withdraw; northern Gaza evacuees told to return * I...

Pope Corrects Israeli Prime Minister On What Language Jesus Spoke

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.27.2014 | Religion

Well, this is awkward. During a sit-down discussion between Pope Francis and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Monday, the ...

Bibi Brings A Major Headache With Him To Los Angeles

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.06.2014 | World

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited California this week, he signed an international business deal with Gov. Jerry Brown, said that...

Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu To Discuss Mideast Peace Agreement, Iranian Nuclear Deal

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to keep a pair of delicate diplomatic efforts afloat, President Barack Obama will personally appeal for Israeli Prime Mini...

Nuclear Deal Only Strengthens Iran As Regional Power

Anav Silverman | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Anav Silverman

A recent AP report revealed that the United States and Iran had secret high-level, face-to-face talks for over the past year, which paved the way for the nuclear deal that was settled between Washington and Tehran this past weekend in Geneva.

Israel Frees 26 Palestinian Prisoners

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners early Wednesday, the second of four batches to be released a...

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's Bad Week On Twitter Gets NSFW

Andrew Hart | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

What interest would the prime minister of Israel, a man frequently critical of Iran, have in the Twitter account of an Iranian sex literature library?...

Iran, Nukes and Jesus

Shayne Lee | Posted 05.12.2013 | World
Shayne Lee

More profound than the U.S. and Israel's lack of rational legality and absence of moral authority, is their failure to provide cogent evidence that a nuclear Iran poses an existential threat to Israel or any other nation.

Why Bibi Is Not Intimidated by Obama

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 03.23.2013 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

No Israeli prime minister has ever been as American as Bibi. And yet no prime minister has so successfully resisted the pressure from the leader of a country he loves so much for a country he loves even more.

EU Condemns Israel Over Settlements

AP | DON MELVIN and SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 02.09.2013 | World

BRUSSELS — The European Union warned Israel of unspecified consequences Monday if it goes through with plans to build thousands of new settler h...

Palestinian Vote at UN: Game Change Or Same Old, Same Old?

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 01.30.2013 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Palestine had no problem getting an upgraded status at the United Nations, isolating Israel and the United States and giving Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas the boost in stature he so badly needed. OK, so what happened?

What the Republicans Are (Still) Counting On To Win

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Can an entirely negative campaign based on hate, political dirty tricks and misinformation succeed? Maybe. I hope not.

'A New Standard For Human Stupidity'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.15.2012 | World

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke out against those who have suggested a policy of containment would work in the case of nuclear Iran. ...

Israel's New Coalition: Much Ado About Nothing

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 07.10.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Rather than pat himself on the back for creating a strong coalition, Netanyahu should strive to create a strong Israel. That, however, would require peace. And peace requires ending the occupation. That will not happen under this prime minister.

'Iran Must Stop Uranium Enrichment'

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel on Wednesday accused Iran of stalling in negotiations over its nuclear program with the international community, and said an ...

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...

Israel's Hard Times, and the New York Times

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 02.26.2012 | Media
Abraham H. Foxman

The New York Times' coverage of Israel, both in its reporting and its editorial pages, is mixed -- problematic in some instances, less so in others. There is a need to continue to be brutally honest with the editors about our perception of their newspaper.

Middle East Dictators Write to Mayor Bloomberg

Michael Luongo | Posted 01.17.2012 | Comedy
Michael Luongo

Are Middle East dictators and other leaders, including a dead one, giving New York's Mayor Michael Bloomberg advice? These letters reveal the secret.

Israeli Terror Victims Feel Betrayed by Shalit Prisoner Release Deal

Anav Silverman | Posted 12.19.2011 | World
Anav Silverman

"I am not asking for revenge now, I am asking for justice. When the government releases these murderers, who are supposed to serve life sentences for their horrific deeds, there is no justice."

Can Netanyahu and Abbas Reveal The 'Hidden Country'?

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 11.27.2011 | World
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

How can our next generation understand or process these cross dialogues, with leaders talking at each other and often avoiding genuine communication?

Palestine at the UN: A Movable Feast Behind the Rhetoric

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 11.21.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

The question is whether the onus would be put on the U.S. to cast a veto and why the Palestinians would want to put Washington on the spot when there is nothing to gain and much to lose.

Palestine at the UN: What Will Fail, What May Pass and What It Means

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 11.19.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

What may eventually succeed at the United Nations is upgrading the Palestinian Authority's status from "observer" to a "non-voting observer state," in the General Assembly, a category that now includes the Vatican only.

Israel Condemns Embassy Attack In Egypt

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and DIAA HADID | Posted 11.10.2011 | World

CAIRO — Israel and Egypt's leadership tried Saturday to limit the damage in ties after protesters stormed Israel's embassy in Cairo, trashing of...

This Time, Israel Can Pass the Test of the Gaza Flotilla

Bradley Burston | Posted 08.31.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

Friends of Israel, countries and individuals that sincerely wish Israelis well, should send a message this week: Mr. Netanyahu, Mr. Barak, for your sake, for Israel's sake, let the flotilla sail to Gaza.