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Black Power In Washington

AFRICANGLOBE - “The Congressional Black Caucus is gone,” said one Democratic congressional aide, referring to its support for Israel under Netanyahu. The rancor between Black Democrats and Netanyahu has intensified. Some 57 Democrats—including most Black lawmakers—stayed away from the Israeli leader's March 3 speech in protest.

Obama Threatened To Shoot Down Israeli Jets Attacking Iran?

AFRICANGLOBE - President Barack Obama threatened to shoot down Israeli planes in 2014 if they were sent to bomb Iranian nuclear facilities, according to reports attributed to a Kuwaiti newspaper.

Netanyahu Faces Growing Pushback On ‘Speech Of His Life’

AFRICANGLOBE - Rejecting pleas from many of Israel’s most reliable supporters in the United States to avoid playing politics with a vital strategic relationship, the Israeli prime minister is expected to strike a Churchillian pose. Netanyahu’s planned speech also appears to have undermined Israel’s influence on Capitol Hill. By forcing Democrats to choose between the Israeli leader and Obama, Netanyahu is weakening congressional opposition to a deal and support for new sanctions against Iran

Americans Do Not Want Netanyahu To Speak To Congress, Says Poll

AFRICANGLOBE- A large majority of Americans do not want Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress, according to a new poll released Tuesday. Sixty-three percent of Americans opposed House Speaker John Boehner's invitation to Netanyahu, without first consulting the White House,

Israelis Worry About Failed Netanyahu Gamble To Challenge Obama

AFRICANGLOBE - His decision to confront and undercut Barack Obama was a calculated political gamble on the part of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that his good friend Mitt Romney would be the next president of the United States.

Netanyahu Denies Trying To Influence Upcoming U.S. Election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed accusations that he was trying to sway the upcoming United States presidential election with his recent fiery criticism...

Israel: Benjamin Netanyahu ‘Close’ To Ordering Strike Against Iran

AFRICANGLOBE - Reports coming from within Israel have revealed that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is increasingly close to ordering a military strike against Iran, believing that diplomatic attempts to shut down the country’s nuclear program have failed.

Israel Begins Rounding Up And Interning Africans

AFRICANGLOBE - Israel said on Monday it had started rounding up African migrants in the first stage of a controversial “emergency plan” to intern and deport thousands deemed a threat to the Jewish character of the state.

African House Firebombed as Israeli Government Stokes Anti-Immigration Fervour

Violence against African immigrants in Israel spiked once more as an apartment housing 10 Eritrean asylum-seekers was firebombed on Monday. At least four residents suffered...