Benjamin Netanyahu - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Benjamin Netanyahu Questions about Russia chase Trump during first Israel visit JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump solemnly placed a note in the ancient stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday, sending a signal of solidarity to an ally he's pushing to work harder toward peace with the Palestinians. But his historic gesture— and his enthusiastic embrace of Israel's leader — were shadowed even here by reminders of Trump's tumult back home ... Tue, 23 May 2017 00:01:00 GMT 2017-05-23T00:01:00Z Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump got an abrupt Israeli welcome on his arrival in Tel Aviv on Monday, with politicians lobbying him and snapping selfies as they sought to get a piece of the commander in chief's attention. Walking down the red carpet upon landing at Ben-Gurion International Airport, the president was greeted by dignitaries exhibiting... Mon, 22 May 2017 21:38:00 GMT 2017-05-22T21:38:00Z Trump Israel trip 1st presidential flight from Saudi Arabia JERUSALEM (AP) — Even before President Donald Trump began his trip to Israel, he had made history of sorts. His flight from Riyadh to Tel Aviv on Monday marked a rare direct flight between Saudi Arabia and Israel, and was the first by an American president. Trump landed at Ben-Gurion International Airport for a two-day visit to Israel a... Mon, 22 May 2017 21:26:00 GMT 2017-05-22T21:26:00Z Trump: 'Hopeful Signs' for Middle East Peace Standing next to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Donald Trump said he has seen, "many hopeful signs" that "we can truly achieve a... Mon, 22 May 2017 18:56:00 GMT 2017-05-22T18:56:00Z AP Report: Trump Receives Warm Welcome in Israel President Donald Trump wrapped up the first day of his historic stop in Israel Monday, where he visited the Western Wall and met with Israeli Prime Minister... Mon, 22 May 2017 18:38:00 GMT 2017-05-22T18:38:00Z Trump administration wavers on location of Western Wall JERUSALEM (AP) — As President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the hallowed Western Wall on Monday, it remained unclear whether his administration was changing longstanding U.S. policy by declaring the wall's location to be Israel, versus Jerusalem. Heading to Israel on the second stop in the president's nine-day tour of the M... Mon, 22 May 2017 17:39:00 GMT 2017-05-22T17:39:00Z Trump And Netanyahu Discuss Iran in Jerusalem President Donald Trump told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday the deal with Iran "was a terrible, terrible, thing for the U.S." to enter... Mon, 22 May 2017 17:37:00 GMT 2017-05-22T17:37:00Z The Latest: White House puts 'Jerusalem, Israel' on website WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to the Western Wall (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The White House has put "Jerusalem, Israel," on its website. U.S. policy doesn't hold that the city is part of Israel. Rather, Democratic and Republican administrations have said Jerusalem's status must be solved through U.S. negotiation. ... Mon, 22 May 2017 17:15:00 GMT 2017-05-22T17:15:00Z Melania Trump and Sara Netanyahu Visit Hospital First Lady Melania Trump visited a hospital in Jerusalem on Monday with the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Mrs. Trump was introduced... Mon, 22 May 2017 16:21:00 GMT 2017-05-22T16:21:00Z Trump: 'I Never Mentioned' Israel to Russians President Donald Trump insisted Monday he "never mentioned Israel" during his recent Oval Office meeting with Russian officials. Trump made the comments... Mon, 22 May 2017 16:06:00 GMT 2017-05-22T16:06:00Z Israeli Pol's Awkward Selfie with Trump An Israeli lawmaker from Benjamin Netanyahu's ruling Likud party whipped out his cellphone and pushed himself into a selfie with US President Donald Trump... Mon, 22 May 2017 12:58:00 GMT 2017-05-22T12:58:00Z AP Top Stories May 22 A Here's the latest for May 22nd: Trump begins Israel visit; North Korea tests missile; Three small tornadoes in Indiana; Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey... Mon, 22 May 2017 10:33:00 GMT 2017-05-22T10:33:00Z Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal' JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump has cast the elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians as the "ultimate deal." But he will step foot in Israel having offered few indications of how he plans to achieve what so many of his predecessors could not. Trump has handed son-in-law Jared Kushner and longtime business lawyer Jason Greenblatt... Mon, 22 May 2017 00:08:00 GMT 2017-05-22T00:08:00Z The Latest: Trump asks Mideast to extinguish extremism RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 11:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is imploring Middle Eastern countries to extinguish what he calls "Islamic extremism" emanating from the region. Speaking Sunday to Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia, Trump described the... Sun, 21 May 2017 20:18:00 GMT 2017-05-21T20:18:00Z Human rights concerns prove no obstacle in Trump-Saudi ties DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — On his first overseas visit, President Donald Trump presided over a nearly $110 billion sale of military equipment to Saudi Arabia that made clear his administration did not see the kingdom's human rights record or its devastating war in Yemen as an obstacle to restoring ties that had been strained under his predecessor. ... Sun, 21 May 2017 18:21:00 GMT 2017-05-21T18:21:00Z Trump leaves tumult at home, will visit Middle East, Europe WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's maiden international trip, a five-stop marathon across the Middle East and Europe, has long loomed as a crucial first test abroad for the chaos-courting president. That was before he fired his FBI director — and the chain reaction of scandal that followed. Now, with the eyes of the world upon him, the president w... Fri, 19 May 2017 18:07:00 GMT 2017-05-19T18:07:00Z Amid Crisis at Home, Trump Makes 1st Trip Abroad Four months into a turbulent term with his White House in chaos, President Donald Trump is embarking on his first international trip, a five-stop marathon... Fri, 19 May 2017 08:12:00 GMT 2017-05-19T08:12:00Z Intel spat adds to Israeli concerns about Trump visit JERUSALEM (AP) — When Donald Trump was elected president, Israeli nationalists rejoiced that a reputed strong ally would be moving into the White House. But as Trump prepares to visit the region this weekend, apprehension reigns instead. A diplomatic blowup over the status of Jerusalem, followed by revelations Trump had shared highly classified Israeli in... Thu, 18 May 2017 00:46:00 GMT 2017-05-18T00:46:00Z Israel-US spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region JERUSALEM (AP) — A diplomatic spat on Monday erupted between U.S. and Israeli officials, just days before a planned visit by President Donald Trump, after an American representative questioned Israel's claim to one of the holiest sites in Judaism. Israel angrily demanded an explanation from the White House, casting a cloud over the highly anticipated visi... Mon, 15 May 2017 19:21:00 GMT 2017-05-15T19:21:00Z Report: Casino mogul to be questioned in probe of Israel PM JERUSALEM (AP) — American casino mogul Sheldon Adelson will reportedly give Israeli police testimony in an investigation into allegations of wrongdoing by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel's Channel 2 reported Sunday that Adelson, a close confidante of Netanyahu, and his wife will be questioned by police during their visit to Israel next week. ... Sun, 14 May 2017 18:46:00 GMT 2017-05-14T18:46:00Z Jordan, Israel in rare row over Jerusalem stabbing, killing AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan and Israel have traded rare verbal barbs over a stabbing in which a Jordanian was killed by an Israeli policeman whom he had attacked. The two countries spar sometimes over Israeli policy in east Jerusalem, captured and annexed by Israel in 1967. Jordan called Saturday's killing a crime. Prime Minister Benjam... Sun, 14 May 2017 14:18:00 GMT 2017-05-14T14:18:00Z Former UN chief concerned by Trump's go-it-alone policies NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's go-it-alone foreign policy is weakening America's standing at a time of tumult, Kofi Annan told The Associated Press in a wide-ranging interview, lamenting how the U.S. leader's flip-flopping "makes it difficult for your friends" who still seek U.S. leadership. The former United Nations chief also discounted hopes ... Tue, 09 May 2017 17:11:00 GMT 2017-05-09T17:11:00Z Annan Worried By Trump’s Go-It-Alone Policies President Donald Trump’s go-it-alone foreign policy is weakening America’s standing at a time of tumult in the world, Kofi Annan tells Associated Press... Tue, 09 May 2017 16:48:00 GMT 2017-05-09T16:48:00Z Embassy used video of Trump travel doctored by Saudi citizen WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia mistakenly posted online a video of President Donald Trump that came from the account of a private Saudi citizen and had been edited to delete references to his upcoming visit to Israel, a State Department official said Monday. The edited video was quickly removed after Rep. Eliot Engel of New York, the t... Mon, 08 May 2017 19:38:00 GMT 2017-05-08T19:38:00Z Trump to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia, Vatican, meet with pope WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday his first foreign trip as president will feature stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican, where he will meet with Pope Francis, an ambitious foray onto the world stage that will include meetings with NATO and a summit in Italy. Senior administration officials said Trump chose Saudi Arabia as his... Fri, 05 May 2017 00:23:00 GMT 2017-05-05T00:23:00Z Abbas says talks with Trump positive, if short on specifics RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said his first meeting with President Donald Trump left him hopeful, but he did not appear to have come away with any achievements that move the needle on Israeli-Palestinian peace. Abbas said he believes the Trump administration can play an important role as a mediator, and the U.S. president... Thu, 04 May 2017 18:28:00 GMT 2017-05-04T18:28:00Z Trump on Mideast peace: 'We will get it done' WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite bleak prospects for success, President Donald Trump promised on Wednesday "to do whatever is necessary" to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. At a White House meeting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, Trump pledged to reinvigorate the stalled Mideast peace process that has bedeviled his predecessors and said he would serve as "a mediator,... Wed, 03 May 2017 19:52:00 GMT 2017-05-03T19:52:00Z Israel to withhold $1M in UN funding after UNESCO vote JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will withhold $1 million in payments to the United Nations following a resolution adopted by its cultural agency that he says diminishes Jewish ties to Jerusalem. Netanyahu called the UNESCO resolution "absurd" and said the agency's "systematic harassment" of Israel had a price. Speaking a... Wed, 03 May 2017 16:23:00 GMT 2017-05-03T16:23:00Z Pence: Israel embassy move under 'serious consideration' WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is giving "serious consideration" to moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday, the day before a scheduled White House visit by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Trump is also "personally committed" to becoming the U.S. president who finally ends the long-running ... Tue, 02 May 2017 22:55:00 GMT 2017-05-02T22:55:00Z Israel criticizes UN cultural agency resolution on Jerusalem JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister on Tuesday accused UNESCO of diminishing Jewish ties to Jerusalem after the U.N. cultural agency passed a resolution criticizing Israeli excavations in the city's Israeli-annexed eastern sector as a violation of international law. Israel considers the entire city to be its capital, including east Jerusalem, which i... Tue, 02 May 2017 17:30:00 GMT 2017-05-02T17:30:00Z