What does Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s continued leadership mean for Israel? Gwen Ifill talks to Shibley Telhami of the University of Maryland, Robert Satloff of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and former Israeli Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich for analysis on how the election results affect the Middle East peace process, Iran negotiations and U.S. relations. Continue reading
Despite a troubled campaign and exit polls showing a deadlock, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won a clear victory in Tuesday’s elections. Continue reading
Voting has closed in Israel, but the results are too close to call: early exit polls suggest that Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and more liberal challenger Isaac Herzog are projected to win the same number of seats. Special correspondent Martin Seemungal reports from Tel Aviv. Continue reading
Exit polls show that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and Isaac Herzog’s Zionist Union are neck and neck in Israel’s election Tuesday. Continue reading
In the final throes of campaigning before Israel’s election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that there would be no Palestinian state if he is reelected — a move seen as an attempt to draw more right wing votes. Gwen Ifill talks to special correspondent Martin Seemungal, reporting from Tel Aviv, about Netanyahu’s political battle. Continue reading
Will Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold onto power after next week’s elections? The latest polling reveals that Netanyahu’s Likud party is slightly trailing the Zionist Union party, prompting questions about whether the leader will survive the early elections he called. Special correspondent Martin Seemungal reports from Israel on the challenge Netanyahu faces. Continue reading
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wove religious, historical and popular culture anecdotes throughout his address to Congress today. Here are 11 of those references that kept our ears perked.
WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seizing the bully pulpit of Congress to warn against trusting Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions, even as President Barack Obama’s negotiators continue talking with the Iranians Tuesday in hopes of closing a deal this month.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried to play down divisions over his scheduled address to the U.S. Congress. How are Jewish Americans reacting to Netanyahu’s highly anticipated and controversial speech at the U.S. Capitol Tuesday? Gwen Ifill gets two views from David Harris of American Jewish Committee and Jeremy Ben-Ami of J Street. Continue reading
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint meeting of Congress in Washington, D.C. on the morning of Tuesday, March 3. Watch the prime minister’s speech live in the player above. Continue reading