US President Obama and Israeli PM Netanyahu do not get along personally and there are policy differences between them on the West Bank settlements and the Iranian issue, Owen Alterman, researcher at the Institute for National Security Studies, told RT.
President Barack Obama and other US officials are receiving criticism for not attending Saturday’s ‘Unity March’ in Paris. The rally included more than 40 world leaders who showed solidarity with 17 victims of multiple attacks last week.
Israel will not permit its soldiers to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) on potential war crimes charges, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday. His comments came two days after Palestine applied to become a party to the court.
Left in the dark over Washington’s reunification plans with Havana, while not wanting to alienate key Republican allies, Israel has opted not to publicly support the Obama administration’s Cuban initiative, Israeli officials say.
Israeli officials are watching closely the midterm congressional elections in the US on Tuesday, according to reports, as the results will likely have major ramifications for the longtime allies and any current potential for a Middle East peace deal.
A political cartoonist for the left-leaning Israeli daily Haaretz has come under fire for likening Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to one of the 9/11 hijackers. The artist said the cartoon was intended to show the Israeli PM's misguided US policy.
The US president needs to send a message to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that with every day of ongoing occupation Israel becomes more alienated and more isolated, Palestinian Chief Negotiator Saeb Erekat told RT.
A Turkish NGO said it would send ships to the Gaza Strip to provide emergency aid to Palestinians trapped in a month-long offensive by Israel. The decision comes four years after Israeli commandos stormed a Gaza-bound ship, killing 10.
The US Congress voted to support Israel; they voted for new arms supplies, while President Obama has made useless gestures and continues to equate Hamas' firecrackers with Israeli deadly bombing, expert on Israeli-Arab relations James Petras told RT.