President Barack Obama says remarks made by Israel’s prime minister before an election earlier this year have reinforced a belief in the international community that Israel is not committed to peace.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he and his Cabinet are united in “strongly opposing” an emerging framework agreement on curbing Iran’s nuclear program and demanded that any final deal contain Iranian recognition of Israel’s right to exist.
House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday defended his invitation to Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress earlier this month and mocked the Obama administration’s chilly reaction to the Israeli prime minister’s election victory.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling Likud Party scored a resounding victory in the country’s elections.
Israelis are voting in early parliamentary elections following a campaign focused on economic issues such as the high cost of living, rather than fears of a nuclear Iran or on the Israeli-Arab conflict.
Actor Jon Voight claims that President Barack Obama doesn’t love Israel.
The relationship with President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can be described as frosty at best.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi politely stood and clapped when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu entered the House chamber for his long-awaited, and highly controversial, speech to Congress. The longer he spoke, the less enthusiastic she got.
About 57 Democratic Senators and Representatives boycotted Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s address to a joint session of Congress.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in his address to Congress that Israel and the United States must stand together to stop Iran.