Tag Archive for Benjamin Netanyahu

Fox News: Iran’s new military base in Syria stores missiles for attacking Israel

Mere months since Israel reportedly destroyed an Iranian military base south of Syria’s capital, Fox News published a set of satellite images depicting a new military base northwest of Damascus, reportedly operated by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards, with newly constructed warehouses, stockpiling missiles able to ‘strike all of Israel.’

By Ynet


Iran has gained another foothold in Syria by establishing a permanent military base outside Damascus, according to a report by Fox News, despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s repeated warnings that Israel will not allow any Iranian military entrenchment in the war-torn country.Western intelligence officials, the report says, say that the base contains hangars used to stockpile missiles “capable of hitting all of Israel.”

New Iranian base reported in Syria – Photo: ImageSat International: Fox News

Satellite pictures taken by ImageSat International show what appears to be a new Iranian base located approximately 12 kilometers northwest of Damascus which is believed to be operated by the Quds Force—the special operations arm of Tehran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Continue Reading »

Despite allegations of corruption, here’s 7 reasons why Netanyahu is more popular

If you’re dumbfounded as to how an Israeli prime minister can be suspected of bribery, and yet his popularity is steadily growing in each survey taken, here’s seven reasons.



Plenty of people mocked the survey by pollster Avi Degani that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted on his Facebook page, which gave his Likud a 34-to 20-Knesset seat lead over the Yesh Atid party of Yair Lapid, the central witness against him in Case 1000, the “expensive gift affair.”

MK Yair Lapid, then Minister of Finance, speaking at the 14th Annual Herzliya Conference – Screenshot

After all, Degani has been paid to take polls for the Likud for many years, and the survey was leaked to the pro-Netanyahu Israel Hayom newspaper. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Netanyahu announces $15B natural gas deal sold to Egypt

Gas operators Delek and Noble of Israel’s Tamar and Leviathan natural gas fields will supply Egypt with seven billion cubic meters of gas annually, in a deal worth an estimated $15 billion.



The operators of Israel’s Tamar and Leviathan natural gas fields have signed decade-long contracts to sell $15 billion worth of natural gas to Egypt, according to a statement from Delek Drilling on Monday.

Israel announces new agreement to export natural gas to Egypt, February 19, 2018./GPO – TRANSLATION: “I welcome the historic agreement now published on the export of Israeli gas to Egypt. This will bring billions into the coffers of the state, in favor of the education, health and welfare of Israeli citizens. Continue Reading »

Watch: Netanyahu responds to Police recommendation to indict prime minister

WATCH: PM Netanyahu challenges ‘objectivity’ of recommendations, calls police allegations against him “ridiculous,” points out that over half of the police recommendations on indictments are not accepted, and finally, after the next elections, he’ll win once again.



In an impassioned 10-minute rebuttal to police recommendations to indict him on bribery and breach of trust charges, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the nation Tuesday night that not only will this government complete its term, but he will again be re-elected in 2019.

Netanyahu said that the only thing that has motivated him since his days as an officer in the elite Sayeret Matkal, through his days as ambassador to the UN, finance minister and for the last nine years as prime minister, is the good of the country. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu Schmoozes at Davos Economic Forum, Discusses Mideast Opportunities

Israel’s prime Minister suggested that the Mideast’s state of flux currently presents significant economic opportunities, common security needs, and even peace in the region.

By i24NEWS


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Wednesday–day three of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland–with world leaders in a series of diplomatic meetings that included German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Netanyahu reiterated to Merkel the need to make “real – not cosmetic – changes that will prevent Iran from going nuclear which would otherwise be assured by the agreement as it stands,” a government press release stated.

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India’s PM Modi surprises PM Netanyahu in unscheduled, personal welcome at New Delhi Airport

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is welcomed by his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi with hugs upon Netanyahu’s arrival in India, that will include visiting Ahmedabad, Mumbai & Agra, as well as meeting Indian President Ram Nath Kovind during Netanyahu’s first ever visit.



NEW DELHI – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unexpectedly met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he landed at New Delhi’s airport on Sunday afternoon, a gesture of warmth that was not in the original schedule.

Modi, with whom Netanyahu has developed a close relationship, greeted Netanyahu with a warm hug, and then hoisted his arm into the air for the cameras. Continue Reading »

PM Netanyahu: “It is only a matter of time” before IDF nabs drive-by Palestinian terrorists

During a press conference at a New Year’s reception in Jerusalem, PM Netanyahu extols U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, “who tweeted the truth, unvarnished [and] straight forward” about why there is no peace.

By Itamar Eichner


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday evening that “it is only a matter of time” before Israeli security forces lay their hands on the terrorists responsible for Tuesday’s murder of Rabbi Raziel Shevah during a drive-by shooting near the outpost Havat Gilad.

“I spoke with the head of the Shin Bet. He updated me regarding the rigorous investigation that is being conducted on the murderous terror attack yesterday. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu: “This absurdity has to stop,” UNRWA needs to be eliminated

UNRWA is currently dealing with the great-grandchildren of refugees, and in another 70 years they will be dealing with great-great-grandchildren of refugees. “This absurdity has to stop,” PM Netanyahu declared. “UNRWA is an organization that perpetuates the problem of the Palestinian refugees… therefore UNRWA must disappear.”



The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) needs to pass away from the world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, amid reports that Israel really doesn’t want the US to stop funding the organization.

PM Netanyahu & President Trump – Photo: Kobi Gideon/PMO

“I fully agree with President [Donald] Trump’s strong criticism of UNRWA,” Netanyahu said at the start of Sunday’s cabinet meeting. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu: Believing Balfour Declaration was a crime is root of Israeli-Arab conflict

Addressing the Knesset on the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, Prime Minister Netanyahu said, “When the leaders of the Palestinian leadership define the Balfour Declaration as a ‘crime’, when they call on the British gov’t to apologize for it, they are not going forward, they are going back, a hundred years back… And that is the root of the conflict.”

By Moran Azulay


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the Knesset plenum on Tuesday, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, which recognized the Jewish people’s right to a “national home” in the Land of Israel. “When the leaders of the Palestinian leadership define the Balfour Declaration as a ‘crime’, when they call on the British government to apologize for it, they are not going forward—they are going back, a hundred years back,” Netanyahu said. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Netanyahu tells the world, ‘When Arabs & Israelis agree on Iran, world should listen’

Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu admitted that the close security cooperation between Israel and Great Britain has saved many, many British lives, as well as Israelis.



Iran has taken over Lebanon, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday morning, issuing a warning about Tehran’s growing regional dominance before ending a five-day trip to London.

Netanyahu was in Britain to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, but made use of the trip to persuade the British government to take steps to halt Iranian aggression.

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri’s Saturday resignation — during which he said he fears an assassination attempt — and his warning about Iran’s inference in his country appeared to underscore the message Netanyahu delivered in meetings he held with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Prime Minister lobbies world leaders to support Iraqi Kurds

Hoping to prevent further setbacks to Iraqi Kurds’ lands from being controlled by Iraqi forces, Israeli PM Netanyahu is lobbying world powers to back a Kurdish bid for independence.

By Reuters


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is lobbying world powers to prevent further setbacks to Iraqi Kurds as they lose ground to Baghdad’s army, Israeli officials say.

Israel has been the only major power to endorse statehood for the Kurds, partly, say analysts, because it sees the ethnic group—whose population is split among Iraq, Turkey, Syria and Iran—as a buffer against shared adversaries.

Kurdistan’s futire border would be the area of their red, white & green national flag

Iraqi armed forces retook the oil-rich Kirkuk region this week, following a Sept. Continue Reading »

WATCH New Fox News series OBJECTified with Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu opens up in an hour-long personal interview on OBJECTified by Fox News:
• “My world collapsed,” Netanyahu admits of his brother’s death at the hands of Palestinian terrorists during a hostage rescue in Entebbe, Uganda. “I had to do something about this scourge of terrorism.”

By Israel Hayom Staff


“People who deliberately murder babies or blow up buses, they don’t have freedom on their minds,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Harvey Levin, the host of Fox News’ fledgling series OBJECTified, in an interview that aired Sunday.

The hour-long interview focused mainly on Netanyahu’s personal life and his time living in the U.S. Continue Reading »

Israel educates UNESCO by presenting Arch of Titus replica to prove Jewish Jerusalem

Following the UNESCO’s decision last year that deliberately omitted any Jewish ties to the Temple Mount or Western Wall, P.M. Netanyahu ordered a replica of the famous Rome landmark showing relief of Roman soldiers carrying the golden spoils from their looting of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem.
– UNESCO Director: ‘Arch proves Jewish people’s link to Jerusalem.’

By Itamar Eichner


Israel presented the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) with a replica of a portion of the Arch of Titus depicting the destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem.

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Aggressive police Investigators tell Milchan, he bribed Netanyahu

Police tell billionaire Arnon Milchan: ‘You bribed Netanyahu in exchange for the assistance he gave you on Channel 10 interests.’
– During a 3-hr interrogation of the Israeli-born tycoon in London, Israel National Police investigators detailed their theory to Milchan, whom the police suspect a quid pro quo deal took place with Netanyahu, which they want to believe resulted in the PM protecting his business interest.

By Eli Senyor


Investigators who grilled the Israeli-born tycoon Arnon Milchan in London last week on suspicion he bribed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, apparently told him “you bribed Netanyahu in exchange for the assistance he gave you on Channel 10 interests,” according to police officials’. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Prime Minister Tells U.S. Congressmen: It’s time the Kurds received independence

Although, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rarely addresses the Kurdish issue, he told a visiting delegation of 33 American congressmen last week that he is in favor of an independent Kurdish state since they are a “brave, pro-Western people who share our values” and could curtail Iran’s expansion in their region.



Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a delegation of 33 Republican congressmen last week that he is in favor of an independent Kurdish state in parts of Iraq, The Jerusalem Post has learned.

According to a source who took part in the discussion on Thursday, Netanyahu expressed his “positive attitude” toward a Kurdish state in the Kurdish areas of Iraq, saying the Kurds are a “brave, pro-Western people who share our values.”

Prime Netanyahu met with US Congress delegation, August 10, 2-17.

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