Boehner defends Netanyahu speech, rejects criticism

2015-02-26 19:43

The Republican leader of the US House of Representatives is defending the invitation to the Israeli prime minister to speak to Congress about Iran.

Spy Cables: Mossad contradicted Netanyahu’s warning on Iran

2015-02-24 08:37

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's 2012 warning to the UN General Assembly that Iran had almost completed its "plans to build a nuclear weapon" was contradicted by his own country’s spy agency, leaked South African intelligence reports show.

US withholding nuke details from Israel

2015-02-19 14:01

The Obama administration says it is withholding from Israel some sensitive details of its nuclear negotiations with Iran because it is worried that Israeli officials have leaked information to try to scuttle the talks.

Israel eyes European Jewish immigration after Denmark attack

2015-02-15 14:21

After a deadly shooting at a Denmark synagogue, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says such attacks will likely continue and Israel would welcome European Jews who choose to move to the Holy Land.

Israel: Hezbollah will pay full price for deadly attack

2015-01-29 08:41

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Lebanon's Hezbollah it will pay the 'full price' after missiles killed two Israeli soldiers in an attack that raised fears of another all-out war.

Netanyahu invited to address US Congress

2015-01-21 20:19

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been invited to address a joint meeting of the US Congress next month to discuss security issues.

Israel buries 4 Jewish victims of Paris attack

2015-01-13 15:57

Thousands of mourners have joined Israeli leaders and the families of the four Jewish victims of a Paris terror attack on a kosher supermarket for an emotional funeral procession.

Israel 'satisfied' as Palestinian resolution fails

2014-12-31 11:37

Israel expressed satisfaction after the UN Security Council failed to adopt a controversial resolution on Palestinian statehood setting a 12-month deadline for reaching a final peace deal.

Israeli parliament gets dissolved

2014-12-09 08:03

Lawmakers in Israel's parliament have voted to dissolve the assembly and confirmed 17 March as the date for a snap general election.

Israeli lawmakers vote on dissolving parliament

2014-12-03 12:46

Israeli lawmakers are set to vote on a motion to dissolve the Knesset, a preliminary step that will pave the way for early elections two years ahead of schedule.


Netanyahu turns down invite to meet with Senate Democrats

2015-02-25 09:38

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has turned down an invitation to meet privately with Senate Democrats next week during his visit to Washington.

White House tries to counter Netanyahu visit

2015-02-21 07:57

In what is becoming an increasingly nasty grudge match, the White House is mulling ways to undercut Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming trip to Washington.

Israeli election chief curbs Netanyahu speech

2015-02-16 22:49

The head of Israel's election commission has acted to limit any pre-election boost Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may get from a speech to the US Congress,

Feisty Israeli campaign gets personal

2015-02-02 21:08

The latest political fracas in Israel is over whether the prime minister's wife kept the deposit when she recycled bottles from state functions.

White House cool on planned Netanyahu speech

2015-01-21 22:55

The White House has reacted icily to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plans to address Congress, an appearance sure to intensify opposition to a nuclear deal with Iran.

Israelis up in arms over PM's posturing at march

2015-01-14 22:12

Images of Israel's premier elbowing his way to the front row of world leaders in Paris has sparked both embarrassment and amusement back in Israel.

France increases Jewish protection

2015-01-12 16:19

France will post almost 5 000 extra police officers to protect Jewish sites after the killing of 17 people by Islamist militants in Paris last week, in conjunction with the 10 000 soldiers deployed for general safety.

Palestinians push UN bid as Kerry meets Netanyahu

2014-12-15 10:17

US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet the Israeli prime minister, two days before Palestinians push for a draft UN resolution to end the Israeli occupation.

Palestinians wanted peace talks to end - Israel

2014-12-08 08:02

Middle East peace talks collapsed earlier this year because the Palestinians did not want them to continue, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu maintains.

Netanyahu calls for early election in Israel

2014-12-02 18:51

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he would dissolve parliament and seek early elections and ordered the dismissal of his finance and justice ministers.

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