Republican Sens. Tom Cotton (Ark.) and Ted Cruz (Texas) issued a joint statement on Sunday in support of Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights after reports of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu requested the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the region.
A bipartisan group of incoming members of Congress were given a security briefing by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a trip to the Jewish state. Republican congressman-elect Denver Riggleman, an Air Force veteran, says the visit served as “Israeli history basic training.”
Israeli Defense Forces apprehended multiple Palestinians they suspect are responsible for a drive-by shooting that happened outside a Jewish settlement in the West Bank on Sunday, according to local reports.
The playing of the Israeli national anthem at a sporting event in the United Arab Emirates last month is being hailed as a breakthrough against the harsh prejudices faced by the Jewish state’s athletes and a sign of improving relations between Israel and the Arab world.
“Anyone but King Bibi,” is the sort of derisive comment you’ll hear from a Tel Aviv resident in a bar after a couple of Goldstar lagers. But Israel’s prime minister earned the nickname as praise after his U.N. appearance last week. Like him or not, Benjamin Netanyahu has proven effective at moving the ball down the court on the Iran issue. Even the extreme leftwing Haaretz complimented him for “one of his most convincing and effective performances.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran of having a “secret atomic warehouse” in Tehran for its illicit nuclear weapons program during a speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday.
White House national security adviser John Bolton arrived in Israel on Sunday on the first leg of an overseas trip, and met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with Iran the focus of talks.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted U.K. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn Monday for Corbyn’s participation in a memorial for terrorists who killed 11 Israelis at the Munich Olympic Games in 1972.