Benjamin Netanyahu

Destroyed cars are removed from a gas station that was hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip in the city of Ashdod, Israel, Friday, July 11, 2014. The attack on the gas station in Ashdod looked to be the most serious attack in Israel in the four days of fighting that has seen Israel deliver a heavy blow to Gaza's Hamas leaders. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

Israel leader: World pressure won’t stop offensive

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says he will not cave in to international pressure to stop a military offensive in the Gaza Strip. Benjamin Netanyahu told a news conference Friday that Israel will continue […]

07/11/2014

This undated image released by the Israel Defense Forces shows a combination of three photos of Israeli teens Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel, a 16-year-old with dual Israeli-American citizenship, who disappeared while hitchhiking home near the West Bank city of Hebron late at night on June 12, 2014 and were never heard from again. The Israeli military found the bodies of the three missing teenagers on Monday, June 30, 2014, just over two weeks after they were abducted in the West Bank, allegedly by Hamas militants. The grisly discovery culminated a feverish search that led to Israel's largest ground operation in the Palestinian territory in nearly a decade and raised fears of renewed fighting with Hamas.(AP Photo/Israel Defense Forces)

Bodies of missing Israeli teens found in West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military found the bodies of three missing teenagers on Monday, just over two weeks after they were abducted in the West Bank, allegedly by Hamas militants — a grisly discovery […]

06/30/2014

Newly elected Israeli president Reuven Rivlin, right, raises a toast with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, Tuesday, June, 10, 2014. Israel’s parliament on Tuesday chose Reuven Rivlin, a veteran politician and supporter of the Jewish settlement movement, as the country’s next president, putting a man opposed to the creation of a Palestinian state into the ceremonial but largely influential post. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

Israel chooses veteran hard-liner as president

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament on Tuesday chose Reuven Rivlin, a veteran nationalist politician and supporter of the Jewish settlement movement, as the country’s next president, putting a man opposed to the creation of a […]

06/10/2014

American comedian Jay Leno reacts during an interview with the Associated Press in Jerusalem, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Leno says he’s enjoying retirement

JERUSALEM (AP) — After two decades of hosting “the Tonight Show,” Jay Leno says his transition into retirement has been seamless. Without the daily grind of hosting NBC’s popular late-night show, Leno said he feels […]

05/21/2014

Nov. 5, 2012 photo of Jay Leno, host of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," on the set in Burbank, Calif. (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater)

Leno to host award ceremony in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jay Leno sees a small silver lining in the recent collapse of U.S.-backed Mideast peace talks: It should make his job just a little easier when he performs in front of Israeli […]

05/08/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (AP Photo/Abir Sultan, Pool)

Netanyahu warns world on Holocaust memorial day

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened the country’s annual memorial day for the 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust by issuing a stern warning Sunday to the world to learn the […]

04/27/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, accompanied by his wife Sara, speaks before the screening of the television documentary "Israel: The Royal Tour" at Paramount Studios on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Malibu officials say feds caused Netanyahu jam

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a federal switcheroo is to blame for last week’s 5-mile-long traffic jam during a Malibu visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. City News Service says Malibu officials on Tuesday blamed […]

03/11/2014

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (AP Photo/PA)

Cameron to make 1st visit as UK leader to Israel

LONDON (AP) – Prime Minister David Cameron plans to make his first visit as British leader to Israel and the Palestinian territories this week. Cameron’s Downing Street office says he will meet Israeli Prime Minister […]

03/10/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, accompanied by his wife Sara, speaks before the screening of the television documentary "Israel: The Royal Tour" at Paramount Studios on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Netanyahu to cap California tour with museum visit

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s three-day tour of California has included a Hollywood premiere and a swing through Silicon Valley. It concludes Thursday with a stop somewhat closer to home. […]

03/06/2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, sign an agreement to expand cooperation at the Computer History Museum Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Mountain View, Calif.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Netanyahu and Gov. Brown sign pro-business pact

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a swing through the Silicon Valley to meet with high-tech leaders and sign a pro-business agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown. During a meeting at […]

03/05/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, shakes hands with supporters before the screening of the television documentary "Israel: The Royal Tour" at Paramount Studios on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Netanyahu and Gov. Brown sign pro-business pact

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making a swing through the Silicon Valley where he met with high-tech leaders and signed a pro-business agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown. Sitting next […]

03/05/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to the AIPAC meeting at the Washington Convention Center, Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Washington.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Netanyahu to Abbas: ‘Recognize the Jewish state’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that reassuring words from Iranian officials about not wanting nuclear weapons do not square with Tehran’s actions — and that the international community needs to […]

03/04/2014

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