Latest Netanyahu Items
  • World Briefs: U.N. sees jump in cholera cases

    The United Nations says Haiti has seen a jump in the number of cholera cases as the rainy season begins.

  • Palestinian supporters of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine wave their party's red flags during a Feb. 23, 2012, rally in Gaza City celebrating 43 years since its founding. (Associated Press)

    Israeli proposal puts off Palestinian officials

    Israeli and Palestinian officials Thursday offered competing interpretations of an Israeli proposal for Palestinian statehood, with the prospect of renewed peace talks drifting further away.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (center front), followed by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, arrives at the Capitol to address a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Netanyahu: Israel ready for 'painful compromises'

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Tuesday to make "painful compromises" for peace with the Palestinians but said he would not agree to any deal that threatens Israel's security or its identity as a Jewish state.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves to the crowd at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee meeting in Washington on Monday, May 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

    Supportive Congress to hear Israeli peace vision

    Israel's prime minister is to sketch his vision of Israeli-Palestinian peace before a sympathetic U.S. Congress on Tuesday, after reopening a dispute with President Barack Obama over the contours of a future Palestinian state.

  • President Obama meets with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel on May 20, 2011, in the Oval Office at the White House. (Associated Press)

    Obama, Netanyahu dispute 'between friends'

    Showing no progress toward peace, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat alongside President Obama on Friday and declared that Israel would not withdraw to 1967 borders to help make way for an adjacent Palestinian state.

  • A Palestinian child stands on a side street in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan on Monday, June 21, 2010. Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat pressed ahead Monday with a contentious plan to raze 22 illegally built Palestinian homes to make room for a tourist center that Palestinians fear would tighten Israel's grip on the city's contested eastern sector. The site, called al-Bustan, is a section of the larger neighborhood of Silwan, which is home to some 50,000 Palestinians and 70 Jewish families. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill)

    Jerusalem revives plan to raze Palestinian houses

    Jerusalem's mayor pressed ahead Monday with a plan to raze 22 Palestinian houses in east Jerusalem to make room for an Israeli tourist center, a decision that could stir new tensions in the divided city and put Israel in conflict with the Obama administration.

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