Tag: Benjamin Netanyahu

Boehner, White House Clash Over Netanyahu Invite

Instead, Boehner has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress next month. He didn’t consult with the White House before extending the invitation, and administration officials are not happy. Press secretary Josh Earnest said Wednesday afternoon that Boehner’s invitation is a breach of normal diplomatic protocol. Typically, a nation’s leader would contact the White […]

Tel Aviv terror attack a result of wild incitement coming from Palestinian Authority

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu placed responsibility for Wednesday morning’s stabbing attack in Tel Aviv on the shoulders of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for allowing vicious incitement against Israel.   “This same terrorism tries to hit us in Paris, Brussels, and elsewhere,” he said.   Netanyahu and Abbas walked together in the front line in […]

Elections Depend on Which PM Answers Obama

Labor would never join a government with Likud, Labor-Hatnua leader Tzipi Livni opined Friday – because, according to her, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu refuses to heed the beck and call of US President Barack Obama.   “Unity is not a technical matter of distribution of files, but a matter of a shared vision,” Livni told Army […]

Turkish PM says Benjamin Netanyahu on par with Paris attackers

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Thursday compared his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu to the Islamist militants who carried out attacks last week in Paris, saying both had committed crimes against humanity.   “Just as the massacre in Paris committed by terrorists is a crime against humanity, Netanyahu, as the head of the government that […]

Israel expects 10,000 French Jews to migrate after Paris attacks

Israel is expecting a huge surge in the numbers of French Jews migrating, after last week’s attacks in Paris killed four people at a kosher supermarket.   Since the killings on Friday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has urged the French Jewish community to consider the move – but some have accused him of “opportunism” […]

Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu discuss Tehran, Paris and tensions with Ramallah

US President Barack Obama briefed Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu by phone on Monday about “recent developments” in negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program, the White House said.In the phone call, Obama reiterated Americas months-old position entering negotiations: “The United States is focused on reaching a comprehensive deal with Iran that prevents Iran from acquiring […]

I expect world leaders to fight terrorism alongside Israel

The world leaders who participated in the massive anti-terrorism march in Paris need to fight that scourge everywhere, “even when it is against Israel and the Jews,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday.   Netanyahu spoke during a visit to the site of Friday’s attack at a kosher grocery in eastern Paris, where four […]

Jewish-nation bill frays Israel’s delicate social fabric

Israel is poised to pass one of the most divisive laws in its 66-year history, a bill that would declare it the homeland of the Jewish people only — and further alienate its Arab minority.   Political infighting over the measure is already threatening to tear apart Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition.   The […]

Kerry to Meet Abbas in Jordan – But Not Netanyahu

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas is to meet Washington’s top diplomat to discuss the upsurge in violence in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria, his spokesman told AFP on Wednesday.   The meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry will take place in the Jordanian capital at 1:00 pm (1100 GMT) on Thursday, Nabil Abu Rudeina […]

Netanyahu: It’s Time That the World Condemn Abbas

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday night strongly condemned Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas, who sent a letter of support to the family of the terrorist who shot Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick.   “When we are trying to calm the situation, Abu Mazen sends condolences over the death of one who tried to perpetrate […]