Benjamin Netanyahu

Brinkmanship Risks Taking Israelis and Palestinians to the Edge

Toby Greene | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK
Toby Greene

The wider international community can play a role at this critical moment. To keep open the window for a negotiated solution, Europe and the United States must make clear their expectation that the Palestinians should refrain from unilateral steps and stay at the table.

Israel Passes Controversial Law That Requires Ultra-Orthodox Jews To Take Part In Military Service

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK

The Israeli parliament has passed a controversial national service bill that would ensure the draft of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men into the country’s ...

Cameron's Visit To Israel-Palestine To Urge 'Difficult Final Steps' To Peace

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron will use his first visit to Israel and the Palestian territory to call on leaders to take the "difficult final steps" to resolve the dec...

Merkel Given Unfortunate Tache By Netanyahu

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

Angela Merkel visited Jerusalem and spoke at a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Tuesday. As he pointed across ...

'John Kerry Can't Teach Me Anything About Conflict With Palestinians'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Israel's defence minister has caused a rare rift with his country's closest ally by describing US Secretary of State John Kerry as "obsessive" with a ...

Sharon: Defined in Five Key Punches

David Abrahams | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Politics
David Abrahams

Sharon was neither the devil nor the saviour depicted by opposing sides. He was brave, stubborn, frightening and extraordinary. In a world where modern politicians lack loyalty and backbone, he will leave a gap. What now for the region? Netanyahu is yet to prove himself a visionary.

Lest We Forget, on Iraq, Afghanistan and Israel, Mandela Was a Radical

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

Rather than remember and mourn for Nelson Mandela only as a saint, we should remember and celebrate him as a radical. To do otherwise is to do a disservice to his struggle for freedom and justice beyond South Africa's borders.

Best Objection To Iran Deal? 'God Wouldn't Like It'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK

In the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States, France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia reached an historic deal with Iran to limit the co...

Appeasing the Ayatollahs of Iran With a Dodgy Nuclear Deal Will Not Work

Nehad Ismail | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics
Nehad Ismail

At this critical stage, the World needs clear answers to the following: Does the world trust Iran to honour its obligations? Have the Iranian negotiators accepted "unannounced rigorous inspections of every site and every facility without exceptions? And without any "ifs" and "buts"?

Iran Deal - Syria Sacrificed?

Robin Lustig | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Robin Lustig

If the Iran nuclear deal, finalised in Geneva in the small hours of Sunday morning, sticks, the tectonic plates in the Middle East will have shifted. And whether you welcome that or fear it depends entirely on where you're sitting.

Iran Nuclear Talks Still 'Very Difficult'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

William Hague has arrived for talks in Geneva amid hopes an historic deal may finally be signed on Iran's nuclear programme. He said that remaining...

Israeli PM Demands End To Settlement Construction Plans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Israel’s prime minister has sensationally ordered that his housing minister halt construction plans to build 25,000 homes in the disputed West Bank ...

Deal Or No Deal?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

World leaders may have hit a stumbling block in Geneva, after talks on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme appear to have reached an impasse, des...

In Geneva, Tension As Iran Deal On Knife Edge

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK

World leaders have not yet made any deal with Iran over its controversial nuclear programme, with "important gaps" still to be closed at the tense neg...

The World Bank Report About the Palestinian Economy Slams Israel, Israel Slams the Report

Nehad Ismail | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Nehad Ismail

In November 2008 according to Haaretz, The Likud Chairman Benjamin Netanyahu told the closing plenary of the United Jewish Communities General Assembl...

The 1973 War Reminds Israelis of Their Vulnerability

Toby Greene | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Toby Greene

The legacy of the Yom Kippur War, forty years on, helps explains why Israel is wary of trusting others to stand by it in time of need...

Obama's Foreign Policy Odyssey

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

Over the weekend secretary of state John Kerry and Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov reached a deal and a framework to dispose of the Syrian chemical weapons arsenal by 2014... Secretary Kerry is headed back to Paris to work with the foreign ministers of France, Britain, Saudi Arabia and Turkey to work out a draft resolution to implement this agreement.

Amid the Resumption of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks, is a Peace Agreement on the Horizon?

Max Sobell | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Max Sobell

Secretary of State John Kerry's efforts to bring both the Palestinian Authority and the Israelis back to the negotiating table should be lauded as a positive step, the obstacles to any potential peace agreement are still ever-present, numerous and seemingly, at the moment, unsolvable.

Give Peace a Chance: An Insider From the Outside Weighs in on the Latest Round of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations

Hilary Stauffer | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Politics
Hilary Stauffer

But both peoples are in desperate need of a newer, younger generation of leaders who have a memory of something other than an armed struggle for existence, and who may be interested in something other than maintaining their death grip on power.

Israelis and Palestinians Deserve to Live in Peace

Nehad Ismail | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK
Nehad Ismail

US Secretary of State John Kerry must be chuffed at his success in bringing Israelis and Palestinians to the negotiating table. It took six visits to the region and hours of arm twisting behind the scenes to restart the peace talks that broke down in 2008.

Says Some Girls Enjoy Rape, Israeli Judge Tells Court

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK

An Israeli judge has caused widespread outrage after announcing to a court that "some girls enjoy being raped" during a hearing centred on the gang ra...

Caroline Frost

DOCUMENTARY: The Six Gatekeepers Of Israel Reveal Their Secrets

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Shin Bet is the highly secret, highly powerful intelligence arm of the Israeli security service. Six living chiefs of the department exist, and they h...

We Need to Be Seeking Regime Change Here in the UK - Nevermind Iran

Richard Sudan | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK
Richard Sudan

There is a dangerous mythology that exists about Iran, and which refuses to go away. It is irresponsibly perpetuated by many in the media, reminiscent of the Neo-Con propaganda which we became familiar with in the run up the illegal invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Obama's Big Trip: Israel, Palestine and the Audacity of Hope

Rebecca Greig | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK
Rebecca Greig

For Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Obama offered nothing but pretty words and a tacit understanding that all they are getting is sympathy.

LOOK: 'The Beast' Breaks Down

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK

When you're the President of the United States, on a visit to the Middle East, you don't want your car breaking down. Luckily for Barack Obama, he ...