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  • Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are nearing common ground on a tougher U.S. policy toward Tehran ahead of their talks next week at the White House. Prime Minister Theresa May wants to revitalize Britain's "special relationship" with the United States, but the promise of a state visit for Trump is turning into a headache for her.

  • Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are nearing common ground on a tougher U.S. policy toward Tehran ahead of their face-to-face talks next week at the White House. Prime Minister Theresa May wants to revitalize Britain's "special relationship" with the United States, but the promise of a state visit for Trump is turning into a headache for her.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order at the White House as Vice President Mike Pence and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus look on in Washington, D.C. on January 20, 2017.

    Newly inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump is considering his foreign policy stance towards Israel.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on January 22, 2017.

    Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced plans to visit Washington in early February.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

    Police questioned Prime Minister for three hours on suspicion of receiving gifts from businessmen in breach of role as a public servant.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech in his Jerusalem office December 28, 2016.

    Two nations are calling for balance following the recent feud between John Kerry and Benjamin Netanyahu.

  • first real rebuke of isral by the US in over 25 years

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses U.S. foreign policy towards Israel after Washington decided not to veto a UN resolution against Israeli settlements.

  • Donald Trump speaks to a crowd of supporters during a campaign rally on June 18 in Phoenix, Arizona.

    President-elect Donald Trump criticized the United Nations Monday evening on Twitter.

  • PARIS, Dec 22- France will convene some 70 countries on Jan. 15 for a Middle East peace conference in Paris, its foreign minister said on Thursday, and will invite the Israeli and Palestinian leaders to meet separately at its conclusion. France has repeatedly tried to breathe new life into the peace process this year, holding a preliminary conference in June where...

  • PARIS, Dec 22- France will convene some 70 countries on Jan. 15 for a Middle East peace conference in Paris, its foreign minister said on Thursday, and will invite the Israeli and Palestinian leaders to meet separately at its conclusion. France has repeatedly tried to breathe new life into the peace process this year, holding a preliminary conference in June where...

  • PARIS, Dec 17- France has postponed a proposed Middle East peace conference in Paris to January next year, its ambassador to the United Nations said, acknowledging that the conditions to bring Israelis and Palestinians face-to-face were currently not there. France has repeatedly tried to breathe new life into the peace process this year, holding a preliminary...

  • *Fifty U.S.-built planes will eventually arrive in Israel. NEVATIM AIR BASE, Israel, Dec 12-- Israel on Monday became the first country after the United States to receive the U.S.-built F-35 stealth jet which will increase its ability to attack distant targets, including Iran. The squadron is expected to be the first operational outside the United States.

  • *Israel buying three new submarines from Germany's ThyssenKrupp. *Netanyahu's lawyer retained by ThyssenKrupp's Israel agent. At one level the issue is straightforward: Israel wanted to replace some of its aging submarines and maintain its military edge against potential threats like Iran, so it ordered three new submarines, costing $1.5 billion, from...

  • *Mexico, China make conciliatory noises. *Questions on climate change, Iran, Syria, NATO and trade. LONDON, Nov 9- World leaders offered to work with Donald Trump when he takes over as U.S. president, but expressed anxiety over how he will handle problems from the Middle East to an assertive Russia and whether he will carry out a number of campaign threats.

  • *Mexico, China make conciliatory noises. *Questions on climate change, Iran, Syria, NATO and trade. In the election campaign, he voiced admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin, questioned central tenets of the NATO military alliance and suggested Japan and South Korea should develop nuclear weapons to shoulder their own defence burden.

  • Ex-Israeli PM Ehud Barak

    The Iran nuclear deal is flawed, but Israel is under no existential threat, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak said.

  • Ehud Barak: Iran deal a bad deal but a done deal

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, talks about tensions in the Middle East, Israel's relationship with the U.S. during President Obama's time in office, and his "mixed feelings" over the Iran deal.

  • *Investors wary of regulatory uncertainty in Israel. TEL AVIV, Oct 5- They once pulled the strings of Israel's economy, but now the country's most influential tycoons are reeling under a popular backlash against corporate power and selling assets in a regulatory squeeze. About a decade ago, as Israel's corporate debt market was just getting started, there was...

  • *Investors wary of regulatory uncertainty in Israel. TEL AVIV, Oct 5- They once pulled the strings of Israel's economy, but now the country's most influential tycoons are reeling under a popular backlash against corporate power and selling assets in a regulatory squeeze. About a decade ago, as Israel's corporate debt market was just getting started, there was...

  • Former President of Israel, Shimon Peres.

    Shimon Peres, who led Israel as prime minister and president in an enduring six-decade political career, died on Tuesday, NBC News reports.