Tag: Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu appoints Danny Danon as Israel’s envoy to the UN

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who also holds the Foreign Minister post, announced on Friday that he was appointing Minister of Science Technology and Space Danny Danon to be Israel’s next ambassador to the UN.   “Danon has agreed to take on an important challenge that I proposed for him. The United Nations is an important […]

Israel PM announces major offshore gas deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday announced a major deal between his government and a consortium including US firm Noble Energy on natural gas production in the Mediterranean Sea.   “The agreement will bring in hundreds of billions of shekels (tens of billions of dollars) to Israeli citizens over the coming years,” Netanyahu said […]

British petition: Arrest Netanyahu in London

Israeli officials believe that the British government will not approve the discussion of such a petition in parliament, and officials at the British Foreign Office stated Tuesday that it’s a “publicity stunt,” devoid of any real meaning. They also downplayed the petition’s potential ramifications by citing the strong ties between the two nations. “The bilateral […]

Obama: Benjamin Netanyahu only foreign leader ‘I can recall’ forcibly interfering in US policy

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is the only foreign leader he can recall who has forcibly interfered in a foreign policy debate in Washington, US President Barack Obama said in an interview aired Sunday.   Obama spoke about Netanyahu in an interview he gave to CNN’s Fareed Zakaria that was taped Thursday, but aired in full […]

Netanyahu: Iran Nuclear Deal Will Ensure ‘Horrific’ War In Middle East

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the American Jewish community in a live webcast Tuesday, making the case for why the nuclear accord between the Iranian regime and world powers is a deal that dangers Israel’s existence as a sovereign state.   The webcast was hosted by the Jewish Federations of North America and the […]

Benjamin Netanyahu to bring case against Iran deal to N. American Jews in live webcast event

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has repeatedly spoken out against the Iran nuclear deal, will state his case once again next week in a live webcast targeting Jewish institutions across North America.   Netanyahu will deliver remarks and answer questions from participants in an event described by organizers as a live virtual experience that will […]

The Obama-Netanyahu showdown

US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will go head to head this week as they try to win over the American public and its congressional supporters to their positions on the Iran nuclear deal.   “Netanyahu and Obama seem as though they’re fighting a life-and-death battle and are ready to do […]

Benjamin Netanyahu: Zero tolerance for terrorism and hate crimes

There is “zero tolerance” for terrorism and hate crimes, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his cabinet on Sunday.   “In the last two days we have witnessed two abhorrent crimes. Our policy toward such crimes is zero tolerance. I have instructed security and law enforcement officials to use all legal means at their disposal to […]

LiveBlog: Netanyahu to Abbas: ‘All of Israel is shocked by this heinous act of terror’

Suspected Jewish extremists set fire to a Palestinian home in the West Bank on Friday in an apparent “Price Tag attack,” killing of 18-month-old Ali Saad Dawabsha and seriously injuring several other family members, an act that Israel’s prime minister described as terrorism.   The house in Duma, a small village near the city of […]

Benjamin Netanyahu, Abbas may address the EU in bid to reinvigorate peace process

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas could address European heads of state in the near future as part of a push by the international community to jump-start the peace process.   It would be Netanyahu’s first address to the EU Council as premier, even though he has spoken three times before […]