Israel “closer than ever” to strike Iran, report

Israel’s Channel 10 News reported on its Monday night broadcast that Israel is now “closer than ever” to striking Iran’s nuclear facilities. According to Channel 10 News military reporter Alon Ben-David, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu believes, “the time for action is getting ever closer.”

Israel may attack Iran as early as October

With reports of probable attack by Israel on nuclear installations of Iran, the battle for psychological ascendancy between the Iran-Syria-Hezbollah alliance and Israel has escalated sharply on Friday just gone by. While supporting Iran, Hezbollah’s Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah threatened bluntly to retaliate by massive missile strikes

Romney to back Israel if Iran strike is needed

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney would back Israel if it were to decide it had to use military force to stop Iran from developing a nuclear weapon, a senior aide said on Sunday. “If Israel has to take action on its own, in order to stop Iran from developing that capability, the governor would […]

Netanyahu: UN Human Rights Council "should be ashamed of itself"

Israel has severed all contact with the UN Human Rights Council after accusing the body of bias for ordering an investigation into Jewish settlement construction in the West Bank. Mr Netanyahu’s cabinet is also considering imposing stiff financial penalties on the Palestinian Authority after accusing its president, Mahmoud Abbas, of being behind the council’s latest […]

Netanyahu gaffe highlights mistrust

A candid moment between French and US presidents has laid bare the testy relationship between Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel’s allies, and underscored the lingering discord between the White House and the Israeli Prime Minister. In an exchange that took place at last week’s G20 meeting in Cannes, Nicolas Sarkozy allegedly branded Mr Netanyahu a ”liar”