Benjamin Netanyahu

Mahmoud Abbas just got exactly what he asked for

“Damn your dollars!” Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas railed at the United States and President Trump during his recent maniacal …


Netanyahu says Israel expressed regret to Jordan, will pay reparations

Jordan said Israel apology was asked for and granted. Embassy in Amman to reopen.<p>File: Jordan's King Abdullah II greets Israeli Prime Minister …


Netanyahu faces Indian BDS backlash over Bollywood 'selfie'

Pro-Palestine activists in India have accused Israel of exploiting Bollywood in a bid to improve its global image after Israeli Prime Minister …


Netanyahu: If Abbas rejects the US as mediator, he doesn't want peace

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu lands in Israel and gives further details about his Indian trip.<p>Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (photo credit: …


The Trump Administration Has Just Deprived 5 Million Palestinians Of Food

During the summer of 2005, while the Israeli army was preparing to evacuate 7,500 Jewish settlers and end its 38-year military presence in Gaza, I …

Jewish Culture

Analysis: Trump support carries rewards and risks for Israel

JERUSALEM – From recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital to cutting aid to Palestinians, President Donald Trump has given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the unprecedented gift of strong U.S. alignment with a nationalist Israeli government.<p>With the two leaders in sync personally and …


Trump admin settles on facility for Jerusalem embassy, plans to move as early as next year

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Trump administration has settled on a location for the new US embassy in Jerusalem and plans to move into the facility by 2019, two senior administration officials tell CNN.<p>Rather than design and build a new embassy compound, which officials say could take several years and cost as much …


PM Modi's disarming confession on hugplomacy: 'I'm common man, don't know protocols'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi candidly defended his trademark hugs with world leaders, saying he was unaware of laid down protocols as he is a common …


What is it with world leaders tweeting selfies?

Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron and Benjamin Netanyahu get out their selfie sticks while Vladimir Putin disrobes again to brave the cold<p>A trio of photographs of world leaders shared online within the space of a few hours revealed contrasting attitudes between Emmanuel Macron, Theresa May, Benjamin …

World Politics

India signs on with Israeli firm to fight drought

Israeli and Indian companies will extract drinking water from thin air.<p>Indian woman carries water in a metal pot on her head. (photo credit: SAM …


Israel Responds in Jenin to the Killing of Rabbin

Israeli troops killed a Palestinian in Jenin, north West Bank, saying he was part of a cell responsible for the shooting attack last week near …

Middle East

Israel to name Jordan envoy after settling spat: report

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will soon decide on Israel's new ambassador to Jordan a day after the two countries agreed to put a monthslong diplomatic spat behind them.<p>Israel media reported Netanyahu as saying Israel had expressed remorse over a shooting at its Amman …


Pence leaving for Middle East Friday regardless of shutdown

The government is heading for a shutdown, but Vice President Mike Pence is getting out of town.<p>Pence will depart Friday evening for a planned trip to the Middle East, taking off from Joint Base Andrews about four and a half hours before the government is set to run out of money.<p>“The Vice …


Israeli premier calls for closer cooperation between New Delhi, Tel Aviv to deal with common threat of Islamist extremism (Source: The News)

The News report by Reuters from New Delhi states that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is currently on a six-day official visit to …

Tel Aviv

[Agenda] Middle East, Messi and missing MEPs on the agenda This WEEK

The EU has repeatedly reiterated its commitment to the two-state solution, maintaining relations with both parties, but condemning Israeli …

European News

Israel-based 'Mobik' Partners With India Transact Services To Empower MSMEs

The solution will enable Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises to build & improve their online & mobile presence using a set of unique marketing tools


Today at Commission: Davos and the environment

<b>On the agenda:</b> Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will go to the World Economic Forum in Davos next week and address the plenary session at 11 …

Jean-Claude Juncker

Battle of Haifa appropriated to suit modern political agendas

There is a twisted irony to the renaming, in the presence of the Israeli prime minister, of the iconic Teen Murti Chowk (literally, Three Statues …


India and Israel are exploiting an 11-year-old orphan’s tragedy for political gain

The Israeli prime minister’s official visit to India commenced this week with Benjamin Netanyahu arriving in Delhi, and 11-year-old Moshe Holtzberg in Mumbai. “Baby Moshe” is the boy who lost his parents in the terrorist attack in Mumbai nine years ago and was rescued by his Indian nanny.<p>As the …


Vice President Pence heads to the Middle East with prospects for peace deal all but dashed


Padmaavat: Karni Sena Vandalises School, Modi and Netanyahu Enjoy ‘Ghoomar’

The Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the decks for the all-India release of the movie.<p><b>New Delhi:</b> A day after Narendra Modi’s home state joined three …


Impediments to UNRWA’s mandate reflect the intention to make violations permanent

Last year, Israel and the US invested unprecedented efforts in discrediting the legitimate rights of Palestinians and seeking to limit, to the point …

Middle East

Anti-Israel groups hold protest in Mumbai during Benjamin Netanyahu s visit

Anti-Israel groups hold protest in city during Israeli Prime Minister's visit, asking him to 'go back'<p><b>Protestors with banners of Ahed Tamimi at Azad</b> …


Netanyahu’s Visit to India Shows Great Optics—and Obstacles

Indian authorities pulled out the stops during Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit this week: His counterpart Narendra Modi showed up …


India-Israel 'nexus poses serious threat’ to region, says Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A “huge arms build-up” by India poses a “serious threat” to regional peace, Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammed Faisal said on …


Netanyahu: Israel looking for ‘direct, simple’ flight route to India

PM's comments follow report that Riyadh mulling permission for Air India to use airspace en route to Tel Aviv; move would cut 2 hours off journey


Israel pushes for free trade

The Israeli government is pushing for a free trade agreement (FTA) with India to boost trade and investments. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin …


Trump expected to be a main attraction at Davos meeting of the world's elite

Next week thousands of the world’s richest and most powerful players will gather in the tiny Swiss town of Davos.<p>Each year the town high in the Alps …

Donald Trump

Benjamin Netanyahu in Mumbai: Israel PM meets business leaders, visits Nariman House with 26/11 survivor Moshe Holtzberg


The misery of Israel’s 38,000 African asylum seekers and the dubious ‘third country’ solution

African asylum seekers living in Israel are being asked to choose between deportation or prison as authorities in that country crack down on …