Tag Archive for Binyamin Netanyahu

Nobel laureate nominates Binyamin Netanyahu for Nobel Peace Prize

Because the Israeli Prime Minister and three others were nominated by a 1998 prize laureate, the Nobel committee is required to convene to consider the nominations.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was nominated Tuesday for the Nobel Peace Prize, for the recent string of peace deals between Israel and moderate Arab states.

The nomination was submitted by Lord David Trimble, a former North Irish lawmaker who was instrumental in the negotiations which led to the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, which effectively ended the conflict between Protestants and Catholics in North Ireland.

Trimble is himself a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, receiving the prize in 1998. Continue Reading »

Hezbollah’s leader Nasrallah responds to Israeli PM UN address: Netanyahu is lying

Terrorist leader Hassan Nasrallah denounced Binyamin Netanyahu’s exposure of Hezbollah missile cache locations in an address to the United Nations saying, Netanyahu was trying “to incite the Lebanese people against Hezbollah, as usual.”
– Watch PM Netanyahu’s video address to the UN

By Elad Benari


Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday said Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was lying when he said during his speech to the UN General Assembly that Hezbollah is storing missiles in the neighborhood of Janah near the Beirut airport.

PM Netanyahu during UN address reveals Hezbollah weapons depot near Beirut Airport – Screenshot: YouTube, PMO

“A short while ago, the enemy’s prime minister spoke directly in a speech at the United Nations, saying things in order to incite the Lebanese people against Hezbollah, as usual,” said Nasrallah, according to Reuters. Continue Reading »

19 Senate Democrats warn Netanyahu, Gantz against applying sovereignty

19 Senate Democrats send a letter to PM Binyamin Netanyahu & Defense Minister Benny Gantz, warning that Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria, Israel’s ancestral homeland, would place Israel at risk.

By Elad Benari


A group of US Senators from the Democratic party have sent a letter to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Alternate Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benny Gantz in which they warn against an Israeli move to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.

Sen. Bernie Sanders claimed the United States is “complicit” in so-called Israeli occupation” and should rethink its military aid to the Jewish state.- Photo/ AP,Mary Altaffer

The letter, sent on Thursday, is signed by 19 Senate Democrats, led by Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD). Continue Reading »

Netanyahu to Hamas: End rocket attack or we begin going after terror leaders

Israeli PM Netanyahu clearly promises the Palestinian terror leaders in Gaza, in response to the continued rocket attacks and escalation on the Gaza border. “If the quiet doesn’t return, you’re next in line.”

By Mordechai Sones


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu today inspected an Iron Dome Battery in the Ashdod area.

“Yesterday we attacked in several arenas; we attacked in Syria, we attacked in Gaza, and we are now hitting with planes, tanks, and helicopters. We’ll continue to strike until the quiet returns. I have a message to the leaders of the terror organizations: If the quiet doesn’t return, you’re next in line,” the Prime Minister said. Continue Reading »

UN confirms: Israel’s PM exposed another secret Iranian nuclear site

Having been successful already once, PM Netanyahu says Israel has found and exposed to the IAEA yet another secret nuclear facility in Iran, and calls on the international community to publicly expose Iran’s nefarious deceptions.

By Gary Willig


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced that the International Atomic Energy Agency had found undeclared stores of uranium in a live address Monday evening.

The prime minister’s address follows the launching of missiles at Israel by Iranian-backed militias in Syria and the announcement of the IAEA that Iran has violated the terms of the 2015 nuclear agreement by installing advanced centrifuges to enable it to increase the enrichment level of its uranium stocks. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Netanyahu Opens Up on ‘Life, Liberty & Levin’ News Program

Ahead of Tuesday’s Israeli elections, Fox News host and conservative radio & TV pundit, Mark Levin, urges Israelis to go out and vote Likud, endorsing Binyamin Netanyahu for 5th term as Prime Minister.

By David Rosenberg


Mark Levin, a popular conservative pundit and Fox News television host, has endorsed Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s reelection bid, and called on Israeli voters to back the incumbent premier in his effort to win a fifth term as Israel’s head of government.

Netanyahu, whose Likud party is narrowly trailing the Blue and White party of ex-IDF chief Benny Gantz in the final pre-election polls, received Levin’s endorsement on last week’s Wednesday evening edition of The Mark Levin Show radio program. Continue Reading »

Mandate Ends: Netanyahu Sends European Hevron Observer Force Home

TIPH, the international observer force originally mandated in 1994 to ‘observe & document’ breaches of international humanitarian law, are to leave Hevron after incessant confrontations with Israeli security personnel and residents.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu decided Monday night not to renew the mandate of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH).

“We will not allow the continued presence of an international force acting against us,” Netanyahu said.

TIPH observers in Hevron, August 2015 – Photo: Oren Rozen/Wikimedia

The organization will be forced to leave Hevron as a result of Netanyahu’s decision.

TIPH is a group of European civilian observers who have operated in Hevron since 1994. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu, very pleased Trump, Putin meeting agreed on Israel security needs

PM Netanyahu commended and thanked both Trump and Putin for addressing Israeli concerns, both agreeing that Israel’s border with Syria should be secured according to the terms of the 1974 UN ceasefire agreement.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was pleased with the results of the meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday, the Prime Minister’s Office said.

“Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commends the abiding commitment of the US and President Donald Trump to the security of Israel, as expressed at the meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The friendship between Israel and the US has never been stronger,” the PMO said. Continue Reading »

EU’s Federica Mogherini cancels trip to Israel, after Netanyahu snub

A Foreign Affairs source said they were confused after hearing that EU foreign affairs chief had canceled her visit to Israel.
– The diplomatic source said she wasn’t invited by Israel, since “Mogherini’s positions are very hostile toward Israel.”
– Apparently a pro-Israel organization had invited her to speak at their conference.

By Guy Cohen


EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini has cancelled her visit to Israel, which was planned to take place Sunday, after learning that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu does not want to meet her.

A diplomatic source said: “She was invited by a pro-Jewish organization to their conference, and not by Israel. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu on UN: “Once again proved that it is a hypocritical and biased body.”

Netanyahu: “The organization that calls itself the Human Rights Council has once again proved that it is a hypocritical and biased body whose goal is to harm Israel and to back terrorism, but it has mostly proved to be irrelevant.”
– Watch Netanyahu’s full response to the UNHRC’s “automatic anti-Israeli” resolution.

By Arutz Sheva North America Staff,


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday reacted to the UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) vote to establish a Commission of Inquiry to examine possible war crimes committed by Israel during the recent confrontations on the Gaza border.

“There is nothing new under the sun. Continue Reading »

Asked about 2-State solution, Netanyahu answered,  “empirically…it doesn’t work”

Prime Minster Netanyahu tells reporters in Washington: ‘We don’t want to control the Palestinians, but Israel will not give up its security and the Palestinians are not capable of rooting out violence.’

By Nitsan Keidar


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday sat down in Washington for a talk with 12 American reporters at Blair House, the official guest house of the White House.

The event was attended by reporters from the New York Times, the Washington Post and other local broadcast networks. Netanyahu refused to answer questions about Israeli politics and about his former adviser Nir Hefetz becoming a state witness. Continue Reading »

Israel’s PM tells Hamas: “We’re not going to give something [terrorists’ bodies] for nothing.”

Upon Prime Minister Netanyahu’s returned to Israel after marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, Netanyahu reiterates his two goals for Israel, and his two major rules.
– “The second [rule] is that we’re not going to give something for nothing,” – PM Netanyahu.

By David Rosenberg


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu returned to Israel Monday following a trip to the UK marking the 100th anniversary since the Balfour Declaration proclaiming Great Britain’s support for the establishment of a Jewish national home in the historic Land of Israel.

Following his return to Israel, Netanyahu addressed the recent revelation that the IDF recovered the bodies of five Islamic Jihad terrorists killed when Israeli forces demolished a terror tunnel inside southern Israel last week. Continue Reading »

WATCH: British PM May rejects PA demand to apologize for Balfour Declaration

British Prime Minister May, “So when some people (Palestinian leader Abbas) suggest we should apologize for this letter, I say absolutely not!”
– Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu thanks Britain for ‘paving the way’ for Israel’s rebirth.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday ruled out the idea that Britain would apologize for the 1917 Balfour Declaration, which proclaimed Britain’s support for the establishment of a Jewish national home in then-Palestine.

Speaking at a celebratory dinner to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration in London, May said that that the British government was proud to support Israel. Continue Reading »

Israel’s PM Netanyahu tells the UN: ‘Fix Iran nuclear deal, or nix it’

Israeli PM addresses the UN general Assembly, slamming countries for allowing Iran to develop ballistic missiles now, and an ‘arsenal’ of nuclear weapons ‘tomorrow’.
– Watch Netanyahu’s full address to the 72nd UNGA

By Gary Willig


Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu addressed the UN General Assembly in New York City Tuesday.

The prime minister said that Israel’s standing in the world is experiencing a “revolution.” He noted that US President Donald Trump became the first president to visit Israel in his first trip abroad this year, and that he had visited countries on six continents this year.

“I spoke last year about this profound change. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu caught on ‘hot-mike’ when speaking to European leaders

Politicly Incorrect Netanyahu: “I think Europe has to decide if it wants to live and thrive or if it wants to shrivel and disappear. I am not very politically correct. I know that’s a shock to some of you…..But the truth is the truth, both about Europe’s security and Europe’s economic future. Both of these concerns mandate a different policy toward Israel.”
– MUST WATCH VIDEO: Netanyahu address the Visegrad Group – Leaders of Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia.

By David Rosenberg


A private conversation between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and four central and eastern European leaders was accidentally transmitted to journalists outside of the meeting, when Netanyahu forgot to remove a microphone he was wearing. Continue Reading »