Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

The White House on Monday stood firmly behind its criticism of Israeli settlement construction and pushed back against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's complaint that the U.S. rebuke goes "against American values." . (credit: GIL COHEN MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Stands By Rebuke Of Israeli Settlements

The White House on Monday stood firmly behind its criticism of Israeli settlement construction and pushed back against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s complaint that the U.S. rebuke goes “against American values.”

10/06/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly urging U.S. lawmakers to protect his country from Palestinian claims that Israel engaged in “war crimes” during recent Gaza fighting that left nearly 1,900 Palestinians dead. (credit: GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Netanyahu Asks US Lawmakers To ‘Help Israel Avoid War Crimes Charges’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is urging U.S. lawmakers to protect his country from Palestinian claims that Israel engaged in “war crimes” during recent Gaza fighting that left nearly 1,900 Palestinians dead – many of whom were reportedly civilians.

08/07/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv on July 23, 2014. (credit: POOL/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Netanyahu, Kerry Phone Call ‘Cut Off’ Sunday, Have Not Spoken Since

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (CBS News/CBSDC/AP) — A cease-fire between Israel and Hamas that ended a month of war was holding for a second day Wednesday, ahead of negotiations in Cairo on a long-term truce […]

08/06/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 05:  In this handout photo from the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO), U.S. President Barack Obama (R) talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they walk along the Colonnade of the White House on March 5, 2012 in Washington, DC. The two leaders discussed peace in the Middle East and Israel's growing concerns with Iran producing nuclear weapons.  (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Obama: US Willing to Negotiate Israel Cease-Fire

President Barack Obama is telling Israel’s leader that the United States is willing to negotiate a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.

07/10/2014

President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 30, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Obama Has Not Spoken With Netanyahu Since Israel-Hamas Violence Flared Up

President Barack Obama has reportedly not spoken to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu since violence flared up between Israel and Hamas this past week.

07/10/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's warning that Israel faced a growing boycott threat if peace talks with the Palestinians fail, saying the campaign would not achieve its goal.

Netanyahu: US, European Boycott Threats To Israel ‘Immoral And Unjust’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s warning that Israel faced a growing boycott threat if peace talks with the Palestinians fail, saying the campaign would not achieve its goal.

02/02/2014

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon called Kerry "messianic" and dismissed the U.S. peace plan as worthless. (Getty Images)

Israeli Minister Apologizes For Insulting Kerry

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon called Kerry “messianic” and dismissed the U.S. peace plan as worthless.

01/15/2014

The U.S. is sending two top negotiators to Geneva for direct talks with Iranian officials over Tehran's nuclear program. (Photo by Getty Images)

IAEA: Iran Slows Nuclear Activities Ahead Of Talks

Iran has significantly slowed work on nuclear projects that could be used to make weapons, the U.N. atomic agency said Thursday in a report that comes as six world powers and Iran report new momentum in their nuclear talks.

11/14/2013

The U.S. is sending two top negotiators to Geneva for direct talks with Iranian officials over Tehran's nuclear program. (Photo by Getty Images)

Senior Iran Lawmaker: Uranium Enrichment Continuing At 20 Percent

Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the chairman of Iran’s foreign policy and national security parliamentary committee, said that uranium enrichment is a “red line” in negotiations with Tehran, and dismissed threats against Iranian research facilities.

10/28/2013

President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 30, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Iranian Foreign Minister: Obama Is A Flip-Flopper

Hold off on that thawing. Iran’s foreign minister criticizes President Barack Obama following his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House.

10/01/2013

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