Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and President- elect Reuven Rivlin began working through their past problems and settling their differences in an effort to build a positive working relationship Wednesday in a meeting at Netanyahu’s residence in Jerusalem. The two-hour meeting was the first in more than a year between the two men. It came a day […]
Israel’s parliament has elected Reuven Rivlin, an ardent Jewish nationalist with a reputation as a staunch democrat, as the country’s next president, replacing Shimon Peres, the internationally respected statesman who in recent years provided a dovish foil to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Mr Rivlin, a former speaker of parliament from the ruling Likud party, gained 63 […]
The gloves are off. The White House has now unequivocally designated Israel as the scapegoat and is meting out punishment for the disastrous outcome of the peace negotiations it initiated. The process began in March when President Barack Obama publicly lambasted Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in a brutal and offensive manner the day before their […]
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “loathes” Barack Obama, and his hostile attitude to the US president constitutes a danger to Israel’s well-being, the head of the Israeli opposition charged on Friday night, in a highly unusual acknowledgement of the long-rumored strained personal ties between the two leaders… Read More: Netanyahu ‘loathes’ Obama, Israel’s opposition leader charges | The […]
The US and European decision to continue funding the Palestinians under their new, Hamas-backed government, is a landmark: For the first time, the US and Europe will be bankrolling an organization branded under their own laws as terrorist, as well as its armed militia, the Ezz e-Din al-Qassam, DEBKAfile’s counterterrorism sources note.
Are we on the brink of the greatest prophetic fulfillment in 2,000 years? The Israeli and Palestinian Peace Agreement By Irvin Baxter The prophecy foretells that a peace agreement will be signed between Israelis and Palestinians and that this agreement will mark the beginning of the Final Seven Years to the Battle of Armageddon […]
President Obama chose to kick off his second presidential term with a high-profile visit to the Middle East. He was accompanied by new US Secretary of State John Kerry. Will It Be Peace? By Irvin Baxter Obama’s speech, held at Jerusalem’s International Convention Center on March 20, 2013 before 600 handpicked Jewish students, centered on […]