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.
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.
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.
Jewish settlers in the West Bank were preparing to resume construction as Israel’s 10-month building moratorium approaches an end amid diplomatic pressure on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to keep the freeze intact.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the international community and Palestinian Authority to issue “strong, unequivocal condemnations” of a West Bank settlement attack that killed five members of an Israeli family.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry condemned efforts by the Palestinians to seek a formal recognition of statehood at the United Nations, inserting his candidacy into a complex foreign policy dispute.