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Israeli settler leaders to join Netanyahu in Washington for Trump talks

Four major settler leaders plan to join Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Washington to receive information on US President Donald Trump’s peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, known as the “Deal of the Century.” Netanyahu will meet with Trump on Monday and Tuesday. Yesha head and Jordan Valley Regional Council head David ElHayani will […]

President Trump to Meet with Israeli Prime Minister at White House

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz accepted an invitation to visit the White House next week to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East. “On behalf of President Donald Trump, I invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to the White House next week. At the Prime Minister’s suggestions, I’ve also extended the […]

Benjamin Netanyahu crushes challenger for party leadership in Israeli election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared a great victory in a primary election over a challenge to his leadership of the Likud party. Challenger Gideon Sa’ar conceded the election and said that he would back Netanyahu and the party in the general election after poll results indicated a landslide for his rival. “This is a […]

Embattled Netanyahu Declares Victory in Israel Primary

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared victory early Friday in his primary election battle for leadership of the Likud party, as TV stations predicted a landslide win for the longtime Israeli leader. The apparent victory means that Netanyahu will lead Likud into March elections, the country’s third election in less than a year. He is […]

Netanyahu pledges US support for West Bank settlement annexation

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday pledged to secure United States support for the annexation of the Jordan Valley and other West Bank settlements. “We didn’t return here [Judea and Samaria] just to leave it,” Netanyahu said during a campaign visit to the Mitzpe Yeriho settlement in the Binyamin region of the West Bank. “The […]

Trump tells pro-Israel conference that some US Jews don’t love Israel enough

US President Donald Trump told a pro-Israel conference Saturday night that some American Jews don’t love Israel enough. He also noted that he did not have to worry about getting his audience’s votes, because they would cast ballots with business interests in mind. Those comments, to the Israeli American Council advocacy group in Florida, drew […]

Neither Netanyahu nor Gantz Is Backing Down. There’s a 99% Certainty Israel Is Going to Election

The most frustrating week for the heads of Kahol Lavan – the four in the comfort of the so-called cockpit, and also the rest, stuck in the passenger section – followed the attorney general’s decision to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in three corruption cases. They’d expected drama, inflamed passions, an earthquake. But instead of […]

With Nine Days Left to Form a Government, Can Israelis Be Spared a Third Election?

Just nine days remain until the period ends in which the Knesset can present a candidate to form a government. If that effort is unsuccessful, the Knesset will dissolve and a third round of elections will be inevitable. If, on the other hand, a Knesset member is successful in collecting the required 61 signatures, the […]

Vatican: Israeli-Palestinian peace process at risk over US move

The Vatican is expressing concern that “recent decisions” could undermine regional stability in the Middle East, in an apparent reference to the US reversal of position on Israeli settlements. The Vatican on Wednesday didn’t specifically cite the US conclusion that Israel’s West Bank settlements don’t violate international law. But the reference appeared clear when it […]

‘Not anti-Semitic’: Khamenei defines Iran’s goal of ‘wiping out Israel’

When Iran speaks of wiping Israel off the map, it doesn’t mean the mass slaughter of the country’s Jews but rather eliminating the Jewish state’s “imposed regime,” Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Friday. “The disappearance of Israel does not mean the disappearance of the Jewish people, because we have nothing against [Jews],” Khamenei said, […]