The country’s Prime Minister, Speaker and President, all stressed how much they would welcome working with the UK to encourage investment.
For how much longer can Ministers continue to try to defend a relationship which has become increasingly indefensible?
Delivering on his campaign promise to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the US embassy accordingly hasn’t helped.
There is a solid reason why headlines about Labour prejudice have run for months and those about a claimed Tory equivalent for only a week.
Allowing Hodeidah, the country’s main port, to remain under the control of Houthi rebels is simply making the situation worse.
Plus: Mugabe wrecked Zimbabwe. Tommy Robinson – and how Batten is wrecking UKIP. Can Farage save it?
And: One Greg Clark. Two Vince Cables. Eleven Germans going home. 100,000 Remain protesters. 17 million Leave voters. Plus: Meanwhile, Javid gets on with his job.
But it is important to acknowledge that there are growing concerns within Israel about the rise of antisemitism in Britain.
Plus: Boles was right (first time round) on Gaza. The Dambusters raid anniversary. A Tory poll lead. Plus: a man and a woman will marry in Windsor on Saturday.
The use of live ammunition is the result of decisions either made or approved by the defence minister.
The hard truth is that for the country’s politicians what European governments think is of secondary importance. What counts is Congress and Trump.
Defensive actions taken by the IDF have resulted in fatalities. Only when absolutely necessary and legally permitted, has force been used.
The President is often taken literally but not seriously, whereas he should be taken seriously but not literally.
Obama and his partners ignored the loudly-voiced concerns of our key Gulf strategic partners and Israel that the deal ignored potential Iranian interference in the region.
The Israeli Prime Minister senses a chance to finally succeed in his years-long campaign to persuade the United States to bomb Iran’s nuclear programme.