Both are keen to emphasize strong bilateral relations. That's despite disagreements on several issues – including the Iran nuclear deal. Both leaders agree, however, that everything must be done to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is preparing for its annual conference. The meeting could prove more contentious than usual, as the powerful lobby group faces questions as to the extent of its reach.
Israel's acting foreign minister says US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Syrian border territory on Monday. Germany and other US allies oppose the move.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed support for Israel's policy of targeting Iranian forces in Syria. She told Israeli radio that Germany was working to keep Iranian military units away from the Israeli border.
It has been one year since German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition government set out to make a policy push towards a more united Europe. So what has Berlin actually achieved over the past twelve months?
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