Posts Tagged ‘netanyahu’

 

Is Egyptian President el-Sisi about to help broker a major breakthrough in the Arab-Israeli peace process? Fascinating signals this week.

editor 30 September 2017

By Joel C. Rosenberg.. Four decades after the historic Camp David Accords, is Egyptian President el-Sisi signaling he is about to take the lead in helping broker dramatic peace agreements not just between Israelis and Palestinians but perhaps between Israel and the rest of the Arab world, including the Saudis and Gulf States? (more…)

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Netanyahu in Buenos Aires: Iran Remains Source of World Terror

editor 15 September 2017

By Herb Keinon.. Despite changes in the world since the 1990s attacks in Buenos Aires, Iran has stayed loyal to its theme of terror, Benjamin Netanyahu stated at the site of Argentinian terror attacks. BUENOS AIRES – Speaking at the site of the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires that was destroyed by a terrorist blast in 1992 and never rebuilt, and at the reconstructed AMIA Jewish community building nearby that was attacked in 1994 but reconstructed, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s message on Monday (September 11, 2017) was the same: Terrorism must be fought, and Iran – responsible for the two attacks in Argentina – remains the world’s leading sponsor of terrorism. [Photo top right: Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu speaks at the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (photo credit:HANDOUT/REUTERS)](more…)

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Europe Remains Blind Because It Doesn’t Want To See

editor 29 August 2017

By Melanie Phillips.. In Budapest this week (July 18, 2017), Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had an unintentionally revealing moment. On an open microphone, he was overheard condemning as “crazy” the EU’s insistence on resolving the Israel-Palestinian conflict as a precondition for closer trade ties. European links with Israel, he said, would determine whether the EU would “live and thrive or shrivel and disappear.” [Photo top right: Israeli PM Netanyahu and Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán](more…)

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PM Netanyahu Dons Yarmulke to Quote Genesis for UNESCO’s Benefit

editor 15 August 2017

By JNI Media.. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday (July 9, 2017) morning wore a yarmulke to quote the Book of Genesis at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting. “I would like to read from Genesis 23:16-19,” the PM began: “‘And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the hearing of the children of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant… And after this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah before Mamre–the same is Hebron–in the land of Canaan. And the field, and the cave that is therein, were made sure unto Abraham for a possession of a burying-place by the children of Heth.’” [Photo top right: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reading from Genesis (Photo: Screenshot)](more…)

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Indo-Israeli Ties: New Heights

editor 11 August 2017

By Jagdish N. Singh.. “The time has come to bring together countries to fight against the enemies of Israel…. Israel never needs to fear that they are only seven or eight million people standing against 150 million Arabs. They have 1.2 billion Indians backing them.” — Subramanian Swamy, Indian parliamentarian. [Photo top right:Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend an Israel-India innovation exhibition, on July 6, 2017. (Image source: Kobi Gideon, Israel Government Press Office)].  (more…)

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Hungarian PM pledges ‘zero-tolerance’ for anti-Semitism, after meeting with Israeli PM

editor 29 July 2017

By WJC.. Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban pledged Tuesday (July 18, 2017) to combat anti-Semitism in his country, during a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Budapest. Orban said that the security of the local Jewish community “will be fully guaranteed by the Hungarian state.” [Photo top right: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu. (Credit: MTI)](more…)

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Netanyahu’s Party Passes Resolution Permanently Nixing Two-State Solution

editor 27 July 2017

By JNI Media.. On Tuesday night (July 25, 2017), Minister Ze’ev Elkin, who is the head of the Likud politburo, passed a resolution opposing the establishment of a Palestinian state west of the Jordan River – ever. The resolution passed by a vote of 33 to two, and calls on Likud officials to vigorously oppose political initiatives such as the ones being pushed by Saudi Arabia and France aimed at returning to the 1967 borders, uprooting settlements, dividing Jerusalem and returning refugees. [Photo top right: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) sits next to fellow Likud party member Zeev Elkin during a Likud faction meeting at the Knesset, Israel’s parliament on November 10, 2014. (Photo: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)].  (more…)

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Netanyahu Warns Iran Over Syria Involvement After Golan Exchange

editor 29 June 2017

By Herb Keinon.. Day after spillover from Syria prompts retaliatory IDF strike, PM stresses that Israel will not allow the Islamic Republic to establish a permanent presences on the Golan. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran on Sunday (June 25, 2017) that Israel “views gravely” its attempts to set up a military presence in Syria and to arm Hezbollah with advanced weaponry via Syria and Lebanon. His comments at the weekly cabinet meeting came a day after the IDF responded to mortar fire from Syria by attacking Syrian army targets across the border. (more…)

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Netanyahu To Attend Central European Summit

editor 29 June 2017

By Herb Keinon.. Jerusalem continues outreach to subregional groups. PM Netanyahu is scheduled to travel to Budapest next month (July 2017) for a meeting with the heads of the four central European countries that make up the Visegrad group, as Israel continues to try to build relationships with various regional subgroupings around the world. Netanyahu is expected to meet with the heads of Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia at the summit on July 18-19, 2017. (more…)

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Netanyahu: Israeli Land Swaps With Palestinians Won’t Bring Peace

editor 1 June 2017

By Ariel Whitman.. Netanyahu also said that any peace agreement with the Palestinians would require an Israeli military presence in all of the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted on Tuesday (May 30, 2017) that any future peace agreement reached with the Palestinians must include an Israeli military presence in the West Bank and offered insight on security concerns the government may have following a prospective deal. [Photo top right:Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the Knesset in Jerusalem. (photo credit:AFP PHOTO)](more…)

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