Don’t you just love a parade? Apparently the Obama administration does too, as evidenced by the steady stream of top U.S. officials visiting Israel this week.
The head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Saturday that Iran will strike Israel’s nuclear facilities if the Jewish state attacks Iran, a semi-official news agency reported.
The big question about Barack Obama has always been this: Is he a risk taker?
President Obama has embarked on what could represent a radical departure in America’s Mideast policy, at least on settlements. WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Obama has embarked on what could represent a radical departure in America’s Mideast policy, at least on settlements. Having worked for Republican and Democratic administrations, I took it for granted that the current president and secretary of state would first try to invest in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before publicly confronting him.
Ephraim Katzir, Israel’s fourth president and one of the county’s pioneers, has died, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Sunday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his concern over the potential of a nuclear-armed Iran during meetings with top congressional leaders Tuesday. He met with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee first, followed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader John Boehner. An Iranian regime armed with nuclear weapons “is a great danger to all of us, to Israel specifically and to the moderate Arab regimes, [and] to America,” Netanyahu said after his meeting with Pelosi and Boehner
When they first met last year, the two men had a cordial, pleasant exchange. They were all smiles. But neither was the leader of his country at the time
President Obama is launching an effort "to achieve a comprehensive peace in the Middle East," his spokesman said Tuesday. Obama has invited key regional leaders to Washington in the coming weeks for consultations on the peace process, Robert Gibbs said. Obama wants to meet separately with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Gibbs told reporters
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas telephoned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday, and the two enjoyed a "warm and friendly" conversation, Netanyahu’s office said in a statement.
The parents of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit set up camp Sunday outside the residence of Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in hopes of pressuring government officials to a secure a deal with Hamas that would bring their son home. Noam and Aviva Shalit took up residence in a tent across from the outgoing Prime Minister’s office, vowing to stay there until Olmert completes his term. “We demand that this government will conclude the crisis and will bring back Gilad before it finishes the term,” Noam Shalit told CNN.