Benjamin Netanyahu

WATCH: Obama Promises 'Unwavering Support' For Israel

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK

Making his first official visit to Israel, US president Barack Obama has pledged his commitment to the security of the country and stressed the need f...

Cold Reception For Netanyahu's £2000 Annual Ice Cream Budget

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has come under fire after it was revealed his household budgeted £1,750 (or 10,000 shekels) of state funds ...

Obama is a 'Wretched Coward' and Israel is a 'Lunatic State,' but Norman Finkelstein is Still Optimistic....

Cathal Sheerin | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Politics
Cathal Sheerin

Political scientist, activist and author of the Holocaust Industry and Beyond Chutzpah, the famous Dr. Norman Finkelstein was in Belgium, to talk abou...

Syria Complains To UN Over Alleged Israeli Strike

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK

Syria has made an official complaint to the United Nations over an alleged Israeli airstrike on the border it shares with Lebanon. A US official t...

Rupert Murdoch Apologises Over 'Anti-Semitic' Sunday Times Cartoon

PA | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has offered a "major apology" for a "grotesque" cartoon in the Sunday Times that has sparked claims of anti-semitism. The media mogu...

Israel Swings Centre-left, Not Right - Oops!

Toby Greene | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Politics
Toby Greene

Anyone who read about the Israeli elections in the UK media in the past week will have been told that Israel was set to choose its most right-wing government ever, and that the star was a young, right-wing nationalist named Naftali Bennett. Oops.

Does Likud Really Want Peace?

Daniel Wickham | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Politics
Daniel Wickham

An important question needs to be asked: is the Likud party really interested in peace?

Power-sharing in Hebron, the City of Abraham

Edward Platt | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Politics
Edward Platt

As a Palestinian man once said to me, Jews and Arabs are 'brothers with different mothers', and since the settlers returned to Hebron after the Six Day War, the 'Children of Abraham' have been conducting an experiment in power-sharing in the city of their birth.

Is Israel About to Turn Sharp Right?

Robin Lustig | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Politics
Robin Lustig

How would you feel if I told you that the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, will soon be the most moderate member of his own government? And that means his next Cabinet will be more right-wing too. Two-state solution? Forget it.

Two Myths About Settlements

Toby Greene | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Politics
Toby Greene

Two myths about settlements have become pervasive and should be challenged. The first is the idea that the biggest barrier in returning to peace talks is Israel's ongoing settlement construction. The second is that the expansion of Israeli settlements in the West Bank is closing the door on a two-state solution.

A New Generation of Decreasingly Reliable Muslim Governments is Not a Promising Partnership for the US

Jamila Mammadova | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK Politics
Jamila Mammadova

In his second term, Mr Obama is likely to confront a multi-front Middle East of problems, which could become defining for both the U.S. and the world peace. It will be a time of wise choices, tough decisions and necessary sacrifices.

Outcry at Settlement Expansion in E1 Affirms Support for Israel

Hannah Weisfeld | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK Politics
Hannah Weisfeld

Announcing settlement expansion is hardly new in the recent history of Israel, so why such an extreme reaction to the area known as E1? E1 is piece of land 12km squared, in between East Jerusalem and the settlement of Ma'ale Adumim.

UK Summons Israel's Ambassador Over 'Deplorable' Settlements

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK

The Israeli ambassador to the UK, Daniel Taub ,has been officially summoned to the Foreign Office, as Britain warned Israel of a "strong reaction" if ...

Could The UK Recall Its Ambassador To Israel Over Settlements?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK

The Foreign Office has refused to deny it is considering withdrawing its ambassador to Israel over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to exp...

Israel Reacts To UN Vote By Withholding Tax Transfer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK

Israel has rejected the United Nations' vote on Palestinian statehood and announced it will withhold a £75m tax transfer in retribution, reports the ...

Change My Mind: Will A UN Vote On Palestinian Statehood Undermine The Peace Process?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Politics

Reports in the press suggest the UK government is preparing to recognise Palestine as a state in its own right. Foreign secretary William Hague is...

Time for a Palestinian State on the Ground, Not on Paper

Toby Greene | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Politics
Toby Greene

In all likelihood on Thursday afternoon the UN General Assembly will agree to the request of Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas to change the status of Palestine at the UN from observer entity to non-member state. Aside from the Palestinians having to print a new set of headed note paper, what will this achieve? Unfortunately, for ordinary Palestinians, the answer is very little.

Gaza's Citizens: A Human Sacrifice in a Political 'Blame Game'

Myriam Francois-Cerrah | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Myriam Francois-Cerrah

With current US support for Israel unyielding, Palestinian ‎lives remain sacrificed to political exigencies once more.

Gaza Violence 'Extremely Dangerous For Children'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

Hundreds of thousands of children are trapped in houses in Gaza facing prolonged power cuts and depleting supplies of food and water, according to Sav...

Israel As A Puppet Master?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK

A Guardian cartoon showing Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "puppet master" holding dolls of William Hague and Tony Blair has sparked ou...

Three Israelis Killed In Gaza Rocket Attack

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

Three Israelis have been killed and two others injured after rockets fired from Gaza hit an apartment block in the south of the country, police have c...

PICTURES: Hamas Military Leader Ahmed Jabri Killed By Israeli Defence Force

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

Israel has killed the leader of the Hamas military wing in a surgical missile strike in Gaza that could result in a fresh war in the region. Ahmed ...

Hamas Military Leader Ahmed Jabari Killed By Israeli Defence Force

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

Israel has killed the leader of the Hamas military wing in a surgical missile strike in Gaza that could result in a fresh war in the region. Ahmed ...

Pippa Middleton And David Cameron Join Facebook

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK

Poor David Cameron. He took a shoeing for joining Twitter and now his personal Facebook profile has amassed a single, lousy “like”. The Prime ...

It's On: Iran's Ahmadinejad Takes On Israel's Netanyahu In Lightsaber Battle

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Politics

Iran-Israel tensions have reached a shocking climax, with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Benjamin Netanyahu battling it out mano-a-mano with Star Wars Jedi l...