The view from Berlin is that they are about to get caught between two values, its alliance with Israel and the importance of the EU and international law, that they view as on the way to a collision.
The social democrats, including German social democratic foreign minister Heiko Maas, have been under fire for mainstreaming Iranian regime antisemitism and Tehran's goal to destroy Israel.
Merkel was silent on her government’s advocacy for the controversial 2015 Iran atomic deal.
The podium panel was titled “Boycott” and had to be ended because of the hostility created by the anti-Israel activists in the audience.
In special Independence Day interview, the German chancellor discusses antisemitism, Mideast peace and Berlin's pledge to maintain Israel's national security.
Disagreements over settlement policy had prevented diplomatic meetings from happening between Israeli and German ministers.
Hamas praised the top German diplomat.
Frankfurt museum couldn’t guarantee scrolls’ return if claimed by Palestinians or Jordanians