Iran

Dermer: Israel Must Speak Up On Iran Threat

04/01/2015

 Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, said Israel should never be afraid to speak up on issues such as the Iranian threat to the Jewish state.

Spy Vs. Spy

Before leaving for Washington to speak to the U.S. Congress at the invitation of the Republican leadership three weeks ago, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would reveal information about the bad deal the Obama administration was negotiating with Iran but not telling the Congress.

When there was nothing new in his formal address, just a rehash of what he’d been saying for months, it was assumed that his pre-speech hype was just that, hype.

AIPAC Handcuffed By Speechgate?

AIPAC wants to talk Iran, but it can’t get away from Netanyahu’s appearance before Congress.

03/03/2015

Washington — For all its focus on Iran, AIPAC can’t seem to get away from the controversy surrounding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress.

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu speaking at the AIPAC conference Monday, a day before he addressed Congress. Getty Images

Bibi's Congress Speech Transcript

03/03/2015

The following is a transcript of the address Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered to Congress on March 3, 2015. The text was provided by the Prime Minister's Office.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking about Iran during a joint meeting of Congress, March 3. Getty Images

Netanyahu To Congress

A deal with Iran paves the way to the bomb.

03/03/2015

In his address to Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu argued that the proposed nuclear deal being negotiated with Iran will lead inexorably to a nuclear-armed Iran and war in the Middle East.

Schakowsky: 'Ham Handed" Boehner Harms Israel

A leading Jewish lawmaker and Israel supporter said Speaker John Boehner's "ham handed politics" of sandbagging President Obama by inviting Benjamin Netanyahu to lobby the Congress against the administration's Iran policy has damaged bipartisan support for Israel. 

"It was a dangerous mistake," said Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Illinois), who announced she will not be attending the speech.

Speaking To American Jewish Leaders, Netanyahu Holds Firm On Congress Speech

02/17/2015

Jerusalem — Speaking to a group of American Jewish leaders, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his intention to address Congress next month, despite calls for him to cancel the speech.

Iran: Connecting The Deadly Dots

01/21/2015
Editorial

When it comes to international terror, it seems all roads lead to Iran.

Is the rest of the world connecting the deadly dots?

Hamas 'Infuriated' US Arming Israel

Tehran-based PressTV reported "Gazans angered by US plan to send smart bombs to Israel."

They're "infuriated" that the Obama administration is selling more J-DAM or Joint Direct Attack Munitions, which rely on precision guidance to hit their targets and proved so effective against Hamas and its allies in Operation Protective Edge in Gaza this summer.

Will Iran Deal Be DOA On Capitol Hill?

The old saying that goes: Those who know don’t say. Those who say don’t know.

It is a fitting response to all the public speculation about what will come out of the Iranian nuclear negotiations that are supposed to be completed by November 24.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as gone into overdrive in messages to leaders trying to hammer out a deal with Tehran: the United States, Britain, France, Russia, China, German and the European Union.

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