Tag: Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu to Trump: Recognize Golan Heights as part of Israel

The United States should recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US President Donald Trump when the two men met in Washington on Wednesday. “His reaction was not earth shattering,” Netanyahu told reporters during a briefing at Blair House after the meeting. He did not elaborate any further about the […]

Benjamin Netanyahu lands in Washington amid annexation calls

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu landed in Washington for his first meeting with US President Donald Trump amid calls by right-wing members of his government to annex part, if not all, of Area C of the West Bank, otherwise known as Judea and Samaria. Netanyahu did not address the complicated issues surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict when […]

Here’s what to look out for when Trump meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Wednesday, their first meeting since the inauguration and one that promises to shape the contours of Middle East policy for the years ahead. On the agenda are some of the region’s most volatile issues: the war in Syria, the Iran […]

Trump to Netanyahu ‘I’d Like to See You Hold Back on Settlements a Little Bit’

President Donald Trump said he would support the peace agreement Israel and Palestinians “like the best” in a joint press conference during which Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu railed against Palestinian efforts to reach a deal. “I’m looking at two state and one state. And I like the one that both parties like,” Trump said […]

Benjamin Netanyahu to tell Trump he supports a Palestinian state

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not retract his support for the creation of a Palestinian state when he meets with US President Donald Trump in Washington on Wednesday, Netanyahu made clear in Sunday’s security cabinet meeting.When Bayit Yehudi ministers Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked called on Netanyahu to speak out against the creation of a […]

Benjamin Netanyahu turned to Foreign Ministry in concern over settlement law

Foreign Ministry document approved by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and obtained by The Jerusalem Post tells foreign capitals: “The [settlement regulation] law will be reviewed by the Supreme Court.” This finding reaffirms the widespread assumption that the premier was against the legislation that the Knesset passed on Monday, but acted to promote it out of […]

MK Zoabi offers to help ICC indict Benjamin Netanyahu over settlements law

Arab legislators and any citizen with democratic sensibilities should do what they can to encourage the International Criminal Court to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other leaders for violating international law with the settlement regulation law, MK Haneen Zoabi (Joint List) said this week. “We will take any action that can encourage the ICC […]

Is Trump preparing an ambush?

Knesset authorization of a land law in Area C of the West Bank — which is outside its purview — sparked outrage worldwide this week, but drew virtual silence from the White House, where the president’s team is preparing for a critical visit from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday. The Trump administration had two […]

Benjamin Netanyahu looks to coordinate settlement bill’s passage with US

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking to coordinate passage of the settlement regulation bill with the US as right-wing lawmakers prepare for a Knesset vote late on Monday night that would approve the legislation.Bayit Yehudi leaders have threatened to topple the government if Netanyahu torpedoes the legislation.Be the first to know – Join our Facebook […]

Benjamin Netanyahu: ‘Iran tries to test limits with extraordinary aggressiveness’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set off for London Sunday afternoon saying that setting clear boundaries to Iranian aggression will be the first of many topics he will discuss with British Prime Minister Theresa May. Boarding the plane for his one day visit to London, where he will meet both May and her Foreign Secretary Boris […]