Israeli officials’ jibes at U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry have intensified as he works on a blueprint for a final Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, forcing him to defend a mission already burdened by wide gaps.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel must remain “the master of its fate” in deciding whether a military strike is necessary to prevent Iran from building a nuclear weapon, even as President Barack Obama called for more time to let sanctions and diplomacy work.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his campaign for stopping Iran’s nuclear program to Congress today after telling President Barack Obama his country must be free to decide whether to take military action.
SunPower Corp., the solar-panel company majority-owned by Total SA, fell the most in a week after an announcement of higher-than-anticipated restructuring costs and a downgrade by Credit Agricole Securities.
A pipeline transporting Egyptian natural gas to Israel and Jordan was damaged by two explosions, forcing a halt in exports of the fuel in the seventh such attack since February, Egypt’s Oil Ministry said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu returns to the United Nations today in an attempt to rein in Iran’s nuclear program, a year after visiting the body to turn back a bid for Palestinian statehood.
Israel’s top ministers decided to relax the blockade of the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip after facing international criticism for a raid against an aid flotilla trying to breach the embargo that left nine Turks dead.