Topic: Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a visit to the White House in the wake of the Gaza flotilla raid, in which Israeli forces killed at least 10 while preventing humanitarian ships from breaching Israel's blockade of Gaza.
05/31/2010 01:21 pm
Israel blamed the violence on the mostly Turkish and European activists aboard the Gaza flotilla, saying its naval troops were attacked with knives, clubs, and gunfire when they boarded some of the ships.
05/31/2010 10:14 am
Arab nations finally won agreement from the US and the other nuclear powers to take the first step toward banning nuclear weapons from the Middle East. Now, the next move is Israel's.
05/29/2010 12:40 pm
After a landmark court ruling, Israel's army today allowed Palestinians access to Road 443 for the first time in eight years. But they are still barred from using the road to get to Ramallah and Jerusalem – a 'farce' of the ruling, said one activist.
05/28/2010 01:45 pm
At an official OECD welcome of Israel in Paris today, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu touted the economic benefits of membership. Palestinians say the OECD has effectively legitimized Israel's occupation.
05/27/2010 04:06 pm
In Israel, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to meet with President Obama next week. While the move is seen as a bid to smooth relations, Emanuel is a controversial figure in Israel.
05/26/2010 05:42 pm
Israel says that Iran nuclear sanctions proposed to the UN Security Council are weaker than it would like, but the symbolism of international unity is important.
05/20/2010 01:25 pm
In what's being called a minor victory for President Obama, the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) agreed Saturday to indirect Israeli-Palestinian talks. But will 'shuttle diplomacy' fare any better this time?
05/09/2010 02:04 pm
US Mideast envoy George Mitchell met with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Wednesday and is to meet Friday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Palestinians are skeptical of the indirect or 'proximity' peace talks, as they skirt key issues like borders and Jerusalem.
05/05/2010 02:56 pm
Israel is planning on highlighting allegations of antisemitism and incitement to violence by Palestinian leaders if and when Israeli-Palestinian peace talks resume.
05/04/2010 12:10 pm