Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is addressing a joint meeting of Congress at 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday to lobby for tougher sanctions against Iran. As you watch the speech, follow along here for live updates.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is just a half hour away from his scheduled speech to a joint meeting of Congress. Find out who's planning to attend -- or more importantly, who's planning to skip the address altogether:
The Obama administration is urging Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to spill secret details of Iran nuclear talks in Congress address.
by jedd.rosche3/3/2015 3:33:50 PM
Ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint meeting of Congress, House Speaker John Boehner, who invited Netanyahu to Washington, has a meeting with him before the 11 a.m. EST address. Here's what Boehner gave Netanyahu:
President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are at serious odds over Iran. Add to that the fact the two men just plain don't seem to like each other. But is this the low point for U.S.-Israeli relations? Wolf Blitzer says, "no." He remembers when the Secretary of State gave out the White House phone number in Congress and told the Israelis to cal when they were serious about peace. Watch it here:
by Jay McMichaelCNNvia twitterretweeted by CNN3/3/2015 3:54:40 PM
"Three tentacles of terror" as successor to Axis of Evil? #BibiSpeech
by Alexandra.Jaffe3/3/2015 4:22:52 PM
Netanyahu warns Iran's constitution "pledges death, tyranny and the pursuit of jihad." "And as states are collapsing across the Middle East, Iran is charging into the void to do just that."
by Alexandra.Jaffe3/3/2015 4:24:00 PM
Seems Netanyahu is trying to convince Congress that a nuclear Iran is as much a threat to the U.S. as is is to Israel — maybe more so. "We must all stand together to stop Iran's march of conquest, subjugation and terror," he says.
by Alexandra.Jaffe3/3/2015 4:25:58 PM
Netanyahu draws comparisons between Iran & ISIS: "Iran and ISIS are competing for the crown of militant Isla."
by zbyronwolf3/3/2015 4:26:08 PM
Netanyahu said that Iran tried to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in the United States. Here's a story from 2013 about an Iranian-American getting 25 years for that attempt.LINK
Prosecutors said Arbabsiar tried to recruit a Mexican drug cartel to bomb a Washington restaurant where Saudi Ambassador Adel Al-Jubeir dined. But the scheme unraveled when Arbabsiar's cartel contact turned out to be an undercover agent.
by zbyronwolf3/3/2015 4:26:49 PM
Netanyahu: "When it comes to Iran and ISIS, the enemy of your enemy is your enemy"
by The Situation Roomvia twitter3/3/2015 4:26:58 PM