Obama eulogized Nobel laureate Peres at his funeral in September
‘I could somehow see myself in his story, and he could see myself in mine’
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President Barack Obama’s March trip to Israel will feature the laying of not one, not two, but three wreaths
Israeli President Shimon Peres in a meeting on Tuesday for advice on how to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
President Obama’s Middle Eastern policies have been disastrous.
Former Israel President Moshe Katsav was convicted Thursday of raping an employee when he was a Cabinet minister
State department escalates row with Israel - TELEGRAPH UK
George Mitchell had been due to meet President Shimon Peres but the trip was put off in what was seen as a calculated snub designed to demonstrate continued US anger
Iran’s defiance to cooperate with the world powers over its nuclear program clearly adds to an already dangerous situation. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs sent a clear warning on Tuesday that “time and patience is running out” for Iran to come clean on its nuclear program. But President Obama is right to declare that “the door is still open” for to Iran engage in serious negotiations. So far, both sides have blamed one another for the lack of a breakthrough in talks. Given its ever-increasing profile in the Middle East, Turkey is now trying to break this impasse. The question is, though, whether the current Turkish leadership has the capacity to play the game adequate to Turkey’s significance in the region.
Thirty-one years after revolution brought about an Islamic Republic, Iran is on the threshold of acquiring a nuclear weapon capability—if it chooses to do so.
From an American perspective, the 10th annual Herzliya Conference held this week provided a window to the Israeli view of the challenges it faces in the Middle East, from Egypt to Pakistan, and of its relationship with the U.S. Thousands of miles away from Washington, American participants made interesting statements they might not have made in D.C
Israel’s leaders, with Iran on their minds, vowed never again to allow the “hand of evil” to kill Jews as the world marked International Holocaust Memorial Day on Wednesday.
In Berlin, Israeli President Shimon Peres told the German parliament Iran posed a threat to the whole world and lashed out at its president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who denies the Holocaust and has called for the destruction of the Jewish state.
Events are taking place at Auschwitz to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp, as the world marks Holocaust Memorial Day.
Auschwitz survivors and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are among those gathering in Poland, where the camp was built under German occupation.