Nearly three-quarters of Israeli Jews believe the Americans are applying more pressure on Israel than the Palestinians to accept a potential US framework agreement, and almost two-thirds of both Jewish and Arab Israelis say they don’t trust U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry with Israel’s security.
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.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s hardline coalition partners on Sunday stepped up pressure on the Israeli prime minister, threatening to topple the government if he caves in to American pressure to accept a key Palestinian territorial demand in U.S.-backed peace talks.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas labeled Jesus Christ a “Palestinian messenger” in a Christmas greeting issued earlier this week.
Helen Thomas, the irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row of history to grill nine presidents and was not shy about sharing her opinions, died Saturday. She was 92.
JERUSALEM (CBSDC) — President Obama was heckled during his speech Thursday at the Jerusalem International Convention Center. Obama was heckled after saying, “I believe your future is bound to ours.” The unidentified person yelled at […]
President Barack Obama says Palestinians deserve an independent and sovereign state and an end to occupation by Israel.
Last year, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney attacked the Democratic convention platform for its “shameful” decision to omit a reference to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. But in a sign of how U.S. politics have changed in 40 years, President Richard Nixon complained in 1972 of the Democrats’ “dishonest” platform language declaring the city Israel’s capital.
On his second trip to the Middle East as U.S. commander in chief, President Barack Obama this week will confront a political and strategic landscape nearly unrecognizable from the one he encountered on his first trip to the region shortly after assuming office in 2009.
U.S. Sen. John McCain said Wednesday he has expressed strong disapproval to Egypt’s Islamist president about his past comments about Jews. Despite an uproar in Washington over the remarks, he said he and other congressmen will press for more aid to Egypt’s ailing economy.