The fatal shootings of two Palestinians by Israeli troops during West Bank arrest raids overnight has put added pressure on U.S.-brokered peace talks already under strain by construction in Jewish settlements.
Danny Danon , a Likud Party lawmaker and head of its international support arm, is pushing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to make good on his promise to let West Bank settlement construction resume in September.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to speed up construction in areas of Jerusalem claimed by Palestinians after today’s release of 26 Palestinian security prisoners sparked opposition among political allies.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political allies are threatening new elections as talks to form a new government are stuck over Cabinet posts ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit next week.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said planned peace talks with the Palestinians are designed to maintain Israel’s Jewish identity and prevent the creation of another Iranian proxy on the country’s borders.
President Barack Obama pledged in a speech to world leaders today that the U.S. will do what it takes to prevent Iran from building a nuclear weapon and warned that time for a diplomatic resolution “is not unlimited.”
President Barack Obama, in a speech to world leaders six weeks before the U.S. election, said his handling of Iran’s nuclear program and extremism in emerging Arab democracies embodies American ideals.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s unheralded agreement to team up with Israel’s biggest opposition party gives him a broad powerbase to steer issues ranging from budgets and Middle East peace talks to a possible attack on Iran.