Benjamin Netanyahu http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23338/all en TABLE-Israel's right-wing Likud leads opinion polls http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/table-israels-right-wing-likud-leads-opinion-polls <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's<br /> right-wing Likud party, allied with the nationalist Yisrael<br /> Beitenu party, continues to lead opinion polls ahead of Israel's<br /> Jan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/table-israels-right-wing-likud-leads-opinion-polls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Benjamin Netanyahu Israel Israeli Jews Kadima Likud Person Career Politics Politics of Israel Secularism in Israel Yisrael Beiteinu Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:52:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731489 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Israel muted over Obama's Pentagon pick http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-israel-muted-over-obamas-pentagon-pick <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Hagel's record on Iran worries some supporters of Israel</p> <p>* Obama seen setting tone for relations with Netanyahu<br /> government</p> <p>By Dan Williams</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The Israeli government kept<br /> clear on Tuesday of a brewing battle in Washington over U.S.<br /> President Barack Obama's choice for defense secretary, Chuck<br /> Hagel, whose record on Iran and Israel is under scrutiny.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-israel-muted-over-obamas-pentagon-pick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Barack Obama Benjamin Netanyahu Business Candidate Position Chuck Hagel Chuck Hagel Danny Ayalon Diplomatic Relations Entertainment Environment Government Health International Republican Institute Israeli Jews Person Career Person Party Politics Politics of Israel Quotation United States War Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:53:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731496 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-Israeli minister warms to choice of Hagel for Pentagon http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/refile-israeli-minister-warms-choice-hagel-pentagon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p/> <p>* Former Republican senator's record on Iran worries Jewish<br /> state</p> <p>* Obama seen setting tone for relations with Netanyahu<br /> government</p> <p>By Dan Williams</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 8 (Reuters) - A senior Israeli diplomat has<br /> given a positive view of Chuck Hagel's nomination as U.S.<br /> defense secretary, though some commentators in the Jewish state<br /> expressed worries that the choice could open a new fissure in<br /> bedrock ties with Washington.</p> </p/><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/refile-israeli-minister-warms-choice-hagel-pentagon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashkenazi Jews Asia Barack Obama Benjamin Netanyahu Business Candidate Position Chuck Hagel Chuck Hagel Diplomatic Relations Ehud Barak Entertainment Environment Government Health Israel Israeli Jews Person Career Person Communication Person Party Politics Prime Ministers of Israel Quotation War Western Asia Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:54:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731501 at http://www.globalpost.com Netanyahu keeps clear of Hagel confirmation fight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/netanyahu-keeps-clear-hagel-confirmation-fight <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>JERUSALEM, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu steered clear of the brewing battle in Washington over the nomination for defence secretary of Chuck Hagel, whose record on Israel and Iran is under scrutiny.</p> <p>"I do not interfere in the political appointments of the U.S. president. It is his prerogative," Netanyahu, who has had a testy relationship with Barack Obama, told Army Radio on Sunday when asked about the nomination.</p> <p>"Congress decides and confirms, and we will work with whoever is chosen."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/netanyahu-keeps-clear-hagel-confirmation-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashkenazi Jews Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Jews Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 09:45:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733739 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters World News Highlights at 0500 GMT, Jan 15 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-0500-gmt-jan-15 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TOP STORIES</p> <p>-----------</p> <p>WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Monday rejected any negotiations with Republicans over raising the U.S. borrowing limit, accusing his opponents of trying to extract a ransom for not ruining the economy in the latest fiscal fight.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>BAMAKO - West African defence chiefs will on Tuesday approve plans to speed the deployment of African troops against Islamist rebels in northern Mali, with some regional soldiers seen arriving next week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-0500-gmt-jan-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Benjamin Netanyahu Government Human Interest Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 06:30:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734549 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters World News Highlights at 1315 GMT, Jan 18 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-1315-gmt-jan-18 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 18 (Reuters) - TOP STORIES</p> <p>-----------</p> <p>ALGIERS - At least 18 foreign hostages were unaccounted for on Friday and their al Qaeda-linked captors threatened to attack other energy installations after Algerian forces stormed a desert gas complex to free hundreds of captives, resulting in dozens of deaths.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-world-news-highlights-at-1315-gmt-jan-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Benjamin Netanyahu Business Hospitality Human Interest Jews Law Politics War Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 15:00:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736159 at http://www.globalpost.com Netanyahu says preventing nuclear Iran his primary challenge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/blank-headline-received-14 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TEL AVIV, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in an election victory speech on Wednesday, said preventing a nuclear-armed Iran would be the primary challenge of the new government he intends to form.</p> <p>"The government we build will be based on three main principles. First of all, military strength in the face of the big challenges we face. The first challenge was and remains preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons," he said.</p> <p>(Writing by Jeffrey Heller, Editing by Ari Rabinovitch)</p> Benjamin Netanyahu Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Jews Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 23:00:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738058 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters World News Highlights 1000 GMT, Jan 23 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/reuters-world-news-highlights-1000-gmt-jan-23 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>JERUSALEM - Hawkish Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed victory in Israel's parliamentary election, shrugging off surprise losses to centre-left challengers and vowing to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron promised on Wednesday to give Britons a straight referendum choice on whether to stay in the European Union or leave, provided he wins an election in 2015.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/reuters-world-news-highlights-1000-gmt-jan-23" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Benjamin Netanyahu Business Entertainment Environment Government Health Politics Technology War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 10:45:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738219 at http://www.globalpost.com Murdoch apologies for "offensive" Netanyahu cartoon http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/murdoch-apologies-offensive-netanyahu-cartoon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Sunday Times cartoon published on Holocaust Memorial Day</p> <p>* Acting editor to apologise in person to Jewish leaders</p> <p>* Paper says cartoon not intended to be anti-Semitic</p> <p>By Tim Castle</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch apologised on Monday for a "grotesque" cartoon in his London-based Sunday Times newspaper depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu building a bloody wall trapping the bodies of Palestinians, after complaints from Jewish groups.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/murdoch-apologies-offensive-netanyahu-cartoon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Jews Jewish history Religion Social Issues Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 22:15:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740762 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama plans visit to West Bank, Jordan as part of Middle East trip http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/blank-headline-received-14 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama plans to visit the West Bank and <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/jordan">Jordan</a> as part of an upcoming trip to the <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/middle-east">Middle East</a>, White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters on Tuesday.</p> <p>Earlier, Carney confirmed Obama would travel to <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/israel-and-palestine">Israel</a> in the spring, his first trip to the Jewish state since taking office, but dates for the trip were not released. Obama will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian and Jordanian leaders during the tour, Carney said. (Reporting by Matt Spetalnick; Editing by Sandra Maler)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/blank-headline-received-14" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Benjamin Netanyahu Business Entertainment Environment Government Health Politics Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 19:30:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746789 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Obama to visit Israel in spring; Mideast peace, Iran on agenda http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/update-1-obama-visit-israel-spring-possible-mideast-peace-push <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Would be first foreign trip since inauguration</p> <p>* New coalition after Israeli election could boost chances of peace talks</p> <p>* Obama could take tougher stance in absence of re-election concerns (Adds details)</p> <p>By Matt Spetalnick</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama plans to visit Israel, the West Bank and Jordan this spring, the White House said on Tuesday, raising the prospects of a new U.S. push to restart long-stalled Israel-Palestinian peace efforts.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/update-1-obama-visit-israel-spring-possible-mideast-peace-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashkenazi Jews Barack Obama Benjamin Netanyahu Business Entertainment Environment Government Health Israeli Jews Politics War Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 20:30:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746849 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama plans first Israel visit as president http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/obama-plans-first-israel-visit-president <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>President Barack Obama plans to soon make his first trip to Israel as US leader to confer on the Iranian nuclear showdown and to soothe his delicate relationship with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.</p> <p>The White House said Tuesday that Obama also plans to stop to talk to Palestinian leaders in the West Bank and to travel to Jordan on his trip, which will bring him close to the turmoil threatening to tear Syria apart.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/obama-plans-first-israel-visit-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Benjamin Netanyahu Business Entertainment Environment Government Health Hospitality Politics AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 20:30:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746853 at http://www.globalpost.com No peace initiative on Obama Israel trip http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/no-peace-initiative-obama-israel-trip <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>President Barack Obama does not plan to use his coming trip to Israel to advance new proposals to break open the deadlock in peace talks with the Palestinians, the White House said Wednesday.</p> <p>Obama will visit Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the first time as president as soon as next month on a trip that also includes stops in the Palestinian territories and Jordan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/no-peace-initiative-obama-israel-trip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Benjamin Netanyahu Business Entertainment Environment Government Health Hospitality Politics AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:45:52 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747955 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama to Israel: why now? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/obama-israel-why-now <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>He's hardly best buddies with Benjamin Netanyahu and his drive for a Palestinian state is comatose, so why did Barack Obama pick Israel to fire up his legacy-boosting second term diplomacy?</p> <p>The US president sprung a surprise last week by announcing he would pick the turmoil-laced Middle East for the first trip since re-election.</p> <p>The twisted personal chemistry between Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu is no secret, and was not helped by the Israeli leader rooting for Republican Mitt Romney in November's election.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/obama-israel-why-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Benjamin Netanyahu Business Entertainment Environment Government Health Politics Technology AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 03:16:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751476 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama visit to focus on Iran, Syria, peace: Israel PM http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/obama-visit-focus-iran-syria-peace-israel-pm <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Iran's nuclear ambitions, Syria and the peace process with the Palestinians will top US President Barack Obama's agenda on his upcoming visit to Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday.</p> <p>Last week, the White House said Obama would make his first visit to Israel as president on a trip likely to take place next month. It would also include stops in the Palestinian territories and Jordan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/obama-visit-focus-iran-syria-peace-israel-pm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashkenazi Jews Benjamin Netanyahu Business Entertainment Environment Health Hospitality Israeli Jews Politics AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 11:45:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751642 at http://www.globalpost.com