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Good evening I'm Brett bear on this eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
There are fears tonight of a different kind of disaster looming in the Middle East.
More on the 9/11 remembrances in just a bit but first.
Fox News has learned President Obama has rejected a request for a meeting in New York or Washington.
With Israel's prime minister.
Who is sounding new alarms over the prospect of an Iran in nuclear weapon.
While White House officials insist it's -- scheduling snafu.
Senior Israeli officials are clearly not pleased.
Chief White House correspondent Ed Henry is following this breaking story.
Governor Ted just days after taking Jerusalem out of the democratic platform spark chaos at their convention in the opinion of that.
Let me do that again.
The White House is now dealing with the fallout from a report in the Israeli press claiming President Obama denied a request.
To meet with prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in New York later this month around the opening session of the UN general assembly.
I think President Obama knows that prime minister Netanyahu -- asking.
What are you going to do -- -- that Iran how long you want us to wait it may be wants to avoid that meeting and the -- be the complaining.
But the school -- issue as a -- important.
White House officials confirmed to fox the two leaders will not be meeting.
But insisted the president did not refuse to meet with Netanyahu noting the president is in New York on Monday September 24 and Tuesday September 25.
White House spokesman Tommy -- said Netanyahu does not arrive until later in the week adding quote.
They're simply not in the city at the same time.
But the president and prime minister are infrequent contact in the prime minister will meet with other senior officials including secretary -- -- storing his visit.
An Israeli official told fox the prime minister made it clear he'll travel to Washington to make the schedule work and today Netanyahu.
Had harsh words for the US over its stance on Iran's nuclear program and -- -- We didn't watch.
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Those living in -- community refused pools.
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Wrong to place a live look forward.
The tension comes as -- UN atomic agency today said it has new intelligence suggesting Iran has advanced its work on a nuclear bomb.
And while the president used his convention speech to try and smooth things over our commitment to Israel's security must not -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- in the prime minister have had a series of frosty meetings which Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney a longtime friend of Netanyahu has tried to capitalize on.
They now say that they're not certain what -- capital of -- and Israel might be.
I find that one more example of -- being thrown under the bus by the president -- White House official sharply denied Romney's characterization.
They will not get specific about the red lines that Netanyahu has been demanding.
The president's position.
Is that he is committed to preventing Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon.
Now I spoke to a senior official -- just a few moments go would not rule out the possibility that a meeting in Washington.
Could be worked out on Friday September 28.
But the official noted it's an election year and it's also possible the president could be in a battleground state on that day of course a move like that.
-- only inflame Netanyahu even more Brett.
More on this -- Charles Krauthammer on the panel a bit later Ed --
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