Posts Tagged ‘PM Netanyahu’


Netanyahu: Hariri’s resignation a ‘wake-up call’ on Iran threat to the region

editor 9 November 2017

By TOI Staff and Agencies..  PM Netanyahu calls on international community to address ‘Iranian aggression’ after Saad Hariri steps down, citing Islamic Republic’s ‘grip’ on Lebanon. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday (November 4, 2017) warned that Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s resignation should be a “wake-up call” to the international community to the threat posed by Iran’s regional ambitions, which he said endanger not only Israel but the entire Middle East. [Photo top right: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discusses Israel’s foreign policy at Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, in London, on November 3, 2017. (AFP Photo/Adrian Dennis)](more…)


Netanyahu’s Master Class on British TV

editor 9 November 2017

By Melanie Phillips.. Whatever you think about Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu, this is a master class in how to present the case, not just for Israel but for rational western policy on the manifold and gathering threats to the world within the Middle East – of which the overwhelming threat by far is posed by Iran. Watch how he calmly copes with the usual boiler-plate prejudices about the Palestinians and then makes the points that so badly need to be made to a British audience – such as pointing out that Israel has helped save many British lives. Not a fact that the British often hear. Watch the video below.  (more…)


Turnbull extols relationship with Israel as nations strengthen security ties

editor 3 November 2017

By Australian Associated Press.. Australian PM and Benjamin Netanyahu disagree on Iran nuclear agreement but emphasise their shared threat from ‘militant Islamist terrorism’. The relationship between Australia and Israel has never been more profound than now, Malcolm Turnbull has said. The prime minister hailed the nations’ deep ties and shared values after meeting his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, in Jerusalem on Monday night (October 30, 2017). (more…)


‘People who murder babies don’t have freedom on their mind’

editor 12 October 2017

By Israel Hayom Staff.. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bares all in an hour-long interview on Fox News’ new series OBJECTified • “My world collapsed,” he says of his brother’s death at the hand of terrorists in Entebbe. “I had to do something about this scourge of terrorism.” [Photo top right: The opening credits for Fox News’ OBJECTified with PM Netanyahu].  (more…)


Trump touts peace hopes at Netanyahu meeting

editor 23 September 2017

By AFP.. US President Donald Trump again expressed his hopes for a peaceful settlement to the Middle East crisis Monday (September 18, 2017) as he met Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu was the first leader to have a one-on-one with Trump at the US president’s first United Nations General Assembly, an annual week of high-level diplomacy. The conversation in New York will be dominated by talks of North Korean provocations, the Iran nuclear deal, the crisis in Syria and the debate on climate change. [Photo top right: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was the first foreign leader to hold one-to-one talks with US President Donald Trump as senior international figures gather at the UN General Assembly in New York. Photo credit: AFP](more…)


The India-Israel Breakthrough

editor 5 July 2017

By WRM&SK.. This week, Narendra Modi will make history as India’s first Prime Minister to make an official visit to Israel. As the FT reports, he will be putting the Palestinian issue aside to forge closer ties on defence, agriculture, tech, and trade:
Mr Modi’s trip, which begins on Tuesday (July 4, 2017), puts the seal on an increasingly close relationship, underpinned especially by billions of dollars in arms sales.  […] (more…)


Netanyahu calls on Palestinian leaders to confront terrorism

editor 2 May 2017

By Fox News.. This is a rush transcript from “Hannity,” April 21, 2017. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.

SEAN HANNITY, FOX NEWS HOST: And welcome to “Hannity.” And we are broadcasting again tonight from Israel. Now, earlier today, the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu — he met with our defense secretary, Jim Mattis, in Jerusalem. And right after his meeting concluded, well, I got to speak with the prime minister, and during our exclusive interview, we covered a lot of topics and got his take on the escalating tension that’s all around the world. (more…)


Israel’s silenced majority

editor 15 April 2017

By Caroline Glick.. During Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House in February (2017), the premier was reportedly taken by surprise when Trump gently prodded – ahead of their meeting – for Israel to “hold back on settlements for a little bit.” Since their meeting, Trump’s prod that Israel curtail the property rights of Jews in Judea and Samaria has been the central issue Trump’s chief negotiator Jason Greenblatt has discussed with Netanyahu and his representatives. (more…)


Statements by PM Netanyahu at the General Assembly (GA) of the Jewish Federations of North America

editor 18 November 2016

By Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).. Hello to all of you from Jerusalem.
I’m sure you will not be surprised to know that many people in this room today have approached me over the last couple of days asking me what is happening with the government resolution earlier this year to establish the egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall. Everybody here also realizes that no prime minister in the history of Israel has done as much to understand the concerns of North American Jewry and has done more to make this egalitarian space a reality. For that we thank you. But could you please give us an update with respect to the implementation and what you recommend that we do and that we not do to help this process. (more…)


A short review of Dutch anti-Israel incitement

editor 6 September 2016

By Manfred Gerstenfeld.. Next week Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the Netherlands (September 6 and 7, 2016). A succinct summary of anti-Israel incitement there may help him and his staff to better understand how the current Dutch reality differs from the distorted positive image many people still hold, namely the one based on the much publicized story of Anne Frank and her diary. The Anne Frank story has entirely overshadowed a far more important one: the total disinterest of the Dutch government in exile in London during the Second World War in the fate of its Jewish citizens under the German occupation. (more…)


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