Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has postponed his trip to Israel amid a controversy over comments about temporarily barring Muslims from entering the United States.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recently adopted dog Kaiya has sunk her teeth into her new position, biting two visitors at an event on Wednesday, including the husband of the deputy foreign minister.
Israeli politicians of all stripes are demanding a planned visit by U.S. Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump be blocked over his call for a ban on Muslims entering the United States, which has raised an international outcry.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the core of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the Palestinian refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state and rejected U.S. warnings that Israel was devolving toward a single state.
Israel condemned as “scandalous” on Sunday what it deemed was a suggestion by the Swedish foreign minister that its forces had unlawfully killed Palestinians involved in a surge of street violence, and warned of a diplomatic rupture with Stockholm.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas shook hands at the United Nations climate change conference near Paris.
Americans Jews can exhale now that Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu smiled and shook hands. But the divide between them was always more than personal, and goes to the crux of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged U.S. Jews on Tuesday to unite behind Israel after rifts caused by the Iran nuclear talks and later pressed for bipartisan support for the country at a liberal think tank.
Business as usual isn’t much to write home about, but sometimes it’s all one can hope for.