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Netanyahu Lands in U.S., but New Scandal Could Mar His Big Moment

With the Israeli election weeks away, Netanyahu’s trip to Washington was supposed to show off his statesmanship. A scandal followed him here.
Tags: Netanyahu, Benjamin, Trump, Donald J, Gantz, Benny, Israel, Blue and White (Israeli Political Party, American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Elections




Israel Lobby Convenes in Washington Amid Fraying Bipartisanship and Rising Tension

On the surface, the annual Aipac conference looks relatively unchanged. But recent actions by President Trump and rising criticism of Israel on the left are taking a toll.
Tags: United States Politics and Government, Elections, Jews and Judaism, Presidential Election of 2020, Anti-Semitism, Boycotts, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Netanyahu, Benjamin, Trump, Donald J, Israel, American Israel Public Affairs Committee


Spymaster behind the capture of Adolf Eichmann dies aged 92

Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu hails Rafi Eitan as a hero of the intelligence servicesRafi Eitan, a renowned and controversial Israeli spymaster who masterminded the capture of Adolf Eichmann, one of the key architects of the Holocaust, has died aged 92.The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu called him a “hero of the Israeli intelligence services”. Continue reading...
Tags: Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, Holocaust, World news


Generals Are Back in Israel’s Political Vanguard

The return of the generals to Israeli politics is viewed as an emergency call-up by those hoping to rout right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Tags: Blue and White (Israeli Political Party, Likud Party (Israel, Gantz, Benny, Israel


Israel's Netanyahu to play Trump card in tight election

PM gets Washington photo ops after Trump recognises Israeli sovereignty over Golan HeightsIsrael’s April election has at times felt like it might be Benjamin Netanyahu’s last. But even as he tries to fend off a string of corruption accusations, the prime minister cannot be counted out. He has survived 13 years in office, and he now has a Trump card up his sleeve.Netanyahu will use that card on Monday when he arrives in Washington to bask at the White House in the warmth of his relationship with ...
Tags: Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, Trump administration, US news, World news, Mike Pompeo, US politics, Middle East and North Africa


Pompeo Denounces Hezbollah in Lebanon, With an Israeli Audience in Mind

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s attack on Hezbollah is expected to give a boost to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel.
Tags: Hezbollah, State Department, Aoun, Michel (1935-, Assad, Bashar al, Netanyahu, Benjamin, Beirut (Lebanon, Golan Heights, Iran, Israel, Lebanon


The Case for Aipac

Critics say that the pro-Israel group is too powerful and too far to the right. Neither is true.
Tags: Jews and Judaism, Zionism, Lobbying and Lobbyists, American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Netanyahu, Benjamin, Israel, Gantz, Benny


Trump Has Liberated Israel

The president’s announcement on the Golan Heights will finally free us from the “land for peace” formula that none of us believe in anyway.
Tags: Palestinians, Defense and Military Forces, Netanyahu, Benjamin, Trump, Donald J, Golan Heights, Israel, Syria


Israel Is on the Brink of Disaster. Trump Just Made Things Worse.

Israel’s right-wing leaders are reading signals from Washington as a green light.
Tags: Palestinians, Likud Party (Israel, Defense and Military Forces, Palestinian Authority, Netanyahu, Benjamin, Trump, Donald J, Gantz, Benny, Golan Heights, Israel, Middle East, Syria, United States, West Bank


Trump provokes global anger by recognising Israel's claim to Golan Heights

Russia, Iran and Turkey condemn US president while Syria vows to recapture territory lost in 1967 warSyria has vowed to retake the Golan Heights as Donald Trump’s call for the US to recognise the occupied territory as part of Israel elicited strong responses from Russia, Turkey and Iran. The president ended half a century of US foreign policy and broke from post-second world war international consensus that forbids territorial conquest during war with a tweet on Thursday that said it was time “t...
Tags: Israel, Middle East and North Africa, World news, Donald Trump, US news, US foreign policy, Syria, Russia, Europe, Turkey, Iran


The Golan Heights Was Once an Arab Rallying Cry. Not Anymore.

The muted Arab response to President Trump’s call to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory shows Syria’s weakness amid a reordered Arab world.
Tags: Security Council (UN, Assad, Bashar al, Kerry, John, Obama, Barack, Trump, Donald J, Golan Heights, Israel, Defense and Military Forces, Arab-Israeli War (1967, Syria, United States, Middle East


The Golan Heights Was Once an Arab Rallying Cry. Not Any More.

The muted Arab response to President Trump’s call to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory shows Syria’s weakness amid a reordered Arab world.
Tags: Security Council (UN, Assad, Bashar al, Kerry, John, Obama, Barack, Trump, Donald J, Golan Heights, Israel, Defense and Military Forces, Arab-Israeli War (1967, Syria, United States, Middle East


Trump’s New Contribution to Mideast Chaos

Israel’s right-wing leaders are reading signals from Washington as a green light for expanding in one of the most incendiary pieces of territory in the Middle East.
Tags: Palestinians, Likud Party (Israel, Defense and Military Forces, Palestinian Authority, Netanyahu, Benjamin, Trump, Donald J, Gantz, Benny, Golan Heights, Israel, Middle East, Syria, United States, West Bank


A Brief History of the Golan Heights, Claimed by Israel and Syria

On Thursday, President Trump tweeted about a hilly plateau beside the Sea of Galilee that has been one of Israel’s quieter frontiers for 52 years.
Tags: Golan Heights, International Relations, Israel, Syria, Arab-Israeli War (1967, Trump, Donald J, United States International Relations, Netanyahu, Benjamin, Middle East


In Golan Heights, Trump Bolsters Israel’s Netanyahu but Risks Roiling Middle East

Mr. Trump reversed decades of U.S. policy by declaring that Israel should have sovereignty over the Golan Heights — a move that has never been recognized internationally.
Tags: Trump, Donald J, Netanyahu, Benjamin, Golan Heights, Israel, Syria, International Relations, United States International Relations


In Golan Heights, Trump Bolsters Netanyahu but Risks Roiling Middle East

Mr. Trump reversed decades of U.S. policy by declaring that Israel should have sovereignty over the Golan Heights — a move that has never been recognized internationally.
Tags: Trump, Donald J, Netanyahu, Benjamin, Golan Heights, Israel, Syria, International Relations, United States International Relations


James Comey says he hopes Trump isn't impeached – as it happened

Comey says Congress should pursue it if the facts are there, but impeachment would ‘deeply fracture our country’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 12.06am GMT Thanks for reading along. Here’s what happened Thursday night: 11.10pm GMT House Democrats, whose requests for documents on Trump’s communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin were rebuffed by the White House today, have responded saying they are “consulting on appropriate next steps”.Schiff, Engel and ...
Tags: Donald Trump, US politics, US news, World news, Abortion, Health, Israel, Syria


Trump Says U.S. Will Recognize Israeli Sovereignty Over The Golan Heights

President Trump has tweeted that the U.S. will recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights.
Tags: News, Israel, Trump, Golan Heights


Trump hands Benjamin Netanyahu a victory before election

President Donald Trump announced on Twitter today that he would be overturning decades of US international policy by stating it is time the US fully recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights. CNN's Oren Liebermann reports.
Tags: News, Israel, US, Cnn, Stories, Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, Trump, Golan Heights, Oren Liebermann


Bipartisan House group introduces anti-BDS resolution

A small, bipartisan group of House members introduced a resolution Thursday that condemns the boycott-Israel movement and reaffirms the commitment to a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- setting up what will likely become a tense debate among Democrats, who are divided on the issue.
Tags: Israel, Cnn, House, Bds, Bipartisan House


Spacewatch: private Israeli mission on course for the moon

Beresheet spacecraft will attempt to land on the moon and measure its magnetic fieldA privately funded mission is on course to orbit the moon on 4 April. All being well, the 150kg spacecraft will then attempt to land a week later.An Israeli not-for-profit organisation, SpaceIL, owns the Beresheet craft, which was built by the space division of Israel Aerospace Industries, and launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on 22 February. Continue reading...
Tags: Space, Science, Israel, World news, Nasa, Middle East and North Africa, The moon, SpaceX Falcon, Cape Canaveral Florida, Israel Aerospace Industries


James Comey says he hopes Trump isn't impeached – live news

Comey says Congress should pursue it if the facts are there, but impeachment would ‘deeply fracture our country’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 9.16pm GMT Gabrielle Canon here, taking over for Ben Jacobs. Cesar Sayoc, the man arrested for sending explosives to 13 prominent Trump critics last year, has plead guilty today. Related: Cesar Sayoc: what we know about the pipe bomb suspect A weepy Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty to 65 counts with a guidelines range of life impri...
Tags: Health, Congress, Israel, US, World news, US news, Syria, US politics, Abortion, Donald Trump, James Comey, Trump, Comey, Rakoff, Cesar Sayoc, Gabrielle Canon


US abruptly endorses Israel's Golan sovereignty in big shift

President Donald Trump abruptly declared Thursday the U.S. will recognize Israel's sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a major shift in American policy that gives Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a political boost a month before what is expected to be a close election.
Tags: Israel, US, Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, Golan Heights, Golan


In policy shift, Trump says U.S. recognizes Israel sovereignty of Golan Heights

By MATTHEW LEE and DEB RIECHMANN JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump said Thursday that it’s time for the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, an announcement that signals a shift in U.S. policy and comes ahead of the Israeli prime minister’s planned visit next week to the White House. The administration has been considering recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan, which Israel captured from Syria in 1967. Last week, in its annual human rights r...
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Israel, Uncategorized, Jerusalem, Sport, World news, Iran, Syria, Soccer, United States, West Bank, Jesus, Hamas, State Department


Trump breaks with US policy to recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory – latest news

Israel captured Golan Heights in 1967 after six-day warBridget McCain condemns Trump, 72, for being a ‘child’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 8.18pm GMT Former President Barack Obama will meet with freshman House Democrats next week.Politico reports that Obama will appear at a reception hosted by Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday night for the over sixty newly elected House Democrats. 8.10pm GMT Former FBI director James Comey about what he would like to see in the Mu...
Tags: Health, Obama, Congress, Politico, Israel, US, Barack Obama, World news, US news, Syria, Fbi, United States, US politics, House, Abortion, Nancy Pelosi


Morning mail: Scott Morrison faces Waleed Aly, Cyclone Idai, plastic pollution

Friday: Scott Morrison says he intended to ‘lower fears about Islam not elevate them’. Plus: The US recognises Israel’s sovereignty over Golan HeightsGood morning, this is Helen Sullivan bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Friday 22 March. Continue reading...
Tags: Israel, US, Islam, Scott Morrison, Golan, Helen Sullivan, Waleed Aly Cyclone Idai


Takeaways From The Times’s Investigation Into Hackers for Hire

Companies that hired former intelligence operatives are selling sophisticated hacking tools to government officials, who in some cases use them for nefarious purposes.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Israel, United Arab Emirates, The Times, National Security Agency, Computer Security, Darkmatter, Politics And Government, Crime and Criminals, Cyberwarfare and Defense, Surveillance of Citizens by Government, Espionage and Intelligence Services, NSO Group


Trump says US recognizes Israel's sovereignty over disputed Golan Heights

President Donald Trump said Thursday that it's time for the United States to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, an announcement that signals a shift in U.S. policy and comes ahead of the Israeli prime minister's planned visit next week to the White House.
Tags: Israel, US, United States, Donald Trump, Trump, Golan Heights


Trump: time for US to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights – live

Israel captured Golan Heights in 1967 after six-day warBridget McCain condemns Trump, 72, for being a ‘child’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 6.11pm GMT South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg is the latest Democratic presidential hopeful to go on a hiring spree.The 2020 Democratic candidate has nearly twenty jobs available on his website in five states for aspiring operatives. 5.59pm GMT In a sign that he may be leaning towards a presidential bid, Maryland Governo...
Tags: Health, Maryland, Israel, US, World news, US news, Syria, US politics, Iowa, Abortion, Ncaa, Donald Trump, Trump, Larry Hogan, McCain, Hogan