US ISRAEL TALKS

  • Obama talks tough on Syria, counsels patience with Iran March 21, 2013

    Jerusalem: President Barack Obama pledged on Wednesday to hold Syria to account if it used chemical weapons and assured Israel, in his first official visit to the Jewish state, of US resolve to curb Iran's nuclear programme. Obama came to Israel seeking to allay the security fears of Washington's closest ally...
  • Obama, Netanyahu face struggle over Iran 'red lines' March 5, 2012

    Washington: President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are deeply at odds over how fast the clock is ticking toward possible military action against Iran's nuclear program, and their talks on Monday are unlikely to change that. Even though Obama has offered assurances of stiffened US resolve against Iran...
  • US, Israel will not tolerate nuclear armed Iran: Obama March 5, 2012

    US President Barack Obama talked tough on Sunday claiming that no Israeli government could "tolerate a nuclear weapon in the hands of a regime that denies the Holocaust, threatens to wipe Israel off the map, and sponsors terrorist groups committed to Israel's destruction". ...
  • Not bluffing on Iran military option: Obama March 3, 2012

    Washington: President Barack Obama issued his most direct threat yet of US military action against Iran if it builds a nuclear weapon, but in a message to Israel's leader ahead of White House talks he also cautioned against a preemptive Israeli strike. "As president of the United States, I don't bluff,"...