Tag: Iran

I am determined to address Congress

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that he is determined to address the U.S. Congress on Iran’s nuclear program. Netanyahu rejected the criticism in the United States and Israel, saying that “while some are busy with protocol or politics, a bad deal with Iran is taking shape.”   Speaking at a Likud election event, […]

Obama, Susan Rice Repeat Claim to Have ‘Halted’ Iran’s Nuclear Progress

More than two weeks after saying during his State of the Union address that an interim agreement with Iran had “halted the progress of its nuclear program” – a claim since disputed – President Obama repeated the assertion in his National Security Strategy report, released on Friday. “We are currently testing whether it is possible […]

Iran nuclear talks: Ayatollah Khamenei says ‘no deal better than bad deal’

He would back an accord, but only if neither side got everything it wanted, he said in a statement.   The comments came as the US and Iran held further talks in Munich.   Iran and six international powers are aiming to reach a framework agreement in March and a final deal by 30 June. […]

US, Iran galloping towards deal which threatens Israel

“The major powers and Iran are galloping toward an agreement that will enable Iran to arm itself with nuclear weapons, which will endanger the existence of the State of Israel,” Netanyahu said at Israeli government’s weekly cabinet meeting. Netanyahu took aim at Kerry and Zarif, saying that their intention to complete a framework agreement by […]

Sec. Kerry meets with Iran’s FM to advance nuclear negotiations, drawing Israeli PM’s criticism

US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for more than an hour on Friday to discuss developments in nuclear negotiations between Tehran and major world powers, which have been at an impasse for months.   “Their meeting was focused on the ongoing nuclear negotiations and they discussed the […]

U.S. Prepared To Rely Upon Iran For Regional Stability In Afghanistan, Iraq & Syria

European officials have reportedly relayed a message to Israeli officials about the Obama administration’s plans concerning the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran. The U.S. and Iran are reportedly closing in on a deal that would allow the Ayatollah’s regime to keep the vast majority of its centrifuges running, while also allowing for Iran to be […]

U.S.-Iran nuke deal could isolate Israel

Middle East sources told WND the prospect may be a reason why Netanyahu’s ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, quietly did an end-run around the Obama White House to work with House Majority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, to appear before a joint session of Congress March 3 to discuss the Iranian nuclear crisis.   […]

Iran denies Holocaust while it plots genocide against us

The United States is a close ally, but Israel must speak out against the danger of a negotiated deal with Iran, because the ultimate responsibility for securing the Jewish state rests on the government’s shoulders, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday.   “We are especially grateful for the bipartisan support for Israel across the […]

New sanctions will improve chance of Iran deal

New sanctions and an ensuing “crisis in talks can certainly sharpen dilemmas for Iran and can lead to the achievement of an agreement on better terms,” the senior official told diplomatic correspondents during a briefing in Jerusalem. “The combination of political pressure and economic levers increases the chances of better results in the negotiations.”   […]

Khamenei holds the key to nuclear deal between Iran

When it comes to the Iranian nuclear issue and the Western powers’ negotiations with the Islamic Republic, there is a consensus view in Israel shared by commentators, analysts, experts, and even the politicians from the entire ideological spectrum – no deal is better than a bad deal.   This is also the official, explicitly stated […]