Tag Archive for Binyamin Netanyahu

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 »

UPDATED: Jared Kushner arrives in Israel – First stop, condolence call at Malka family home

 

Accompanied by US Israel Envoy David Friedman, Trump’s special advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner arrives in Israel to restart fresh peace initiative between Israel and the Palestinians, but first goes to family of Hadas Malka who was murdered in Jerusalem terror attack, with a special message from President Trump.
– Clip of Netanyahu greeting Jared Kushner and entourage. 

Ynet

 

One of President Donald Trump’s top Middle East advisors and son-in-law Jared Kushner touched down in Israel on Wednesday morning before paying a visit to the family of 23-year-old MSG. Hadas Malka, who was murdered last Friday in a combined shooting and stabbing terror attack in Jerusalem’s Old City.While Kushner arrived in Israel in a bid to restart a new peace initiative and negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians under the direction of the new administration, he immediately paid the visit to the Malka family in Givat Ezer as they continue to mourn their fallen daughter. Continue Reading »

Video: PM Netanyahu thanks U.S. Amb. Haley for standing up for Israel and the truth

 

WATCH: Netanyahu tells Haley, “We have an ancient Hebrew saying that when somebody tells a truth, you can feel it…So people feel it, they not only understand it, they feel it. And we feel it. We’re glad to see the fruits of your efforts, uncommon common sense.”

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday spoke with US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and thanked her for standing up for Israel and the truth.

“Thank you for standing up for Israel, for standing up for the truth – which is standing up for America,” Netanyahu said. Continue Reading »

Israel joins 12 countries, NATO backing Trump’s decision to strike Syria

A dozen countries openly praise the United States’ “courageous” decision to adjust its old policy of remaining passive and to launch the Tomahawk strike against Assad regime.
– PM Binyamin Netanyahu says this new American policy sends clear message to Iran and North Korea.

By Gary Willig

 

 

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and other government officials expressed their support for US President Donald Trump’s decision to launch a series of air strikes in Syria Thursday night.

Airbase site attacked by US Navy – Google Maps

The USS Porter launched 59 Tomahawk missiles at the Ash Sha’irat air base in Homs province in western Syria.

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Netanyahu responds to demands of Australia’s past PMs to recognize Palestinian state

WATCH: At a press conference in Sydney were Israel’s PM was welcomed by PM Malcolm Turnball, Netanyahu asked a basic question, slamming down demands by former Australian PMs to recognize Palestinian statehood, ‘What kind of Palestinian state do you want exactly?’ “A state whose territory will be used immediately for radical Islam?”

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu slammed the demand by two former Australian Prime Ministers that their nation recognize the Palestinian Authority as a sovereign state.

Former Labor premiers Kevin Rudd and Bob Hawke issued statements ahead of Netanyahu’s state visit to Australia, calling for the recognition of Palestinian statehood. Continue Reading »

Analysis of Israeli media’s unbalanced reporting of Israel’s PM Netanyahu

 

Night after night in Israel, Channel 2 viewers have been subjected to saturation coverage of ‘Affair 2000’ that distorts more than it reveals and Israeli readers are bombarded with what seems daily negative articles related to Netanyahu and his family that run in the Hebrew daily, Yediot Aharonot.

Netanyahu’s Shameless Opponents By Caroline B. Glick

 

Over the past week, Israel was subjected to the diplomatic equivalent of a lynch mob in Paris. It received unexpected assistance from Britain, which twice in two days departed from its traditional anti-Israel stance and blocked the Paris conference’s anti-Israel declaration from being adopted as the official position of the European Union. Continue Reading »

Israel’s PM Netanyahu to make historic visits to 3 countries

 

As an “indication of the major change that is taking place in Israel’s global relations,” Netanyahu is set to visit 4 countries, including 3 that have yet to be visited by a sitting Israeli prime minister.

By JTA

 

Binyamin Netanyahu will visit four countries in the coming months, including three that he said have never been visited by a sitting Israeli prime minister.

Netanyahu announced Sunday at the weekly Cabinet meeting that he will travel to Australia, Singapore and Kazakhstan, as well as Azerbaijan, where he made a quick stop in 1997.

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In addition, Netanyahu said that President Reuven Rivlin will visit India in two weeks. Continue Reading »

Mahmoud Abbas Responds: It’s Israel who’s ‘carrying out ethnic cleansing’

 

view videoIn response to Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu’s public video stating Mahmoud Abbas’ demands for a Jew-free state to be ethnic cleansing, the Palestinian president equated Israel’s killing of armed terrorists, as ethnic cleansing.

By Elior Levy & Reuters

 

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addressed on Sunday night Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin’s Netanyahu’s online video that claimed that opposing the presence of Jews in the West Bank is support of ethnic cleansing. Abbas said, “The government of Israel is carrying out ethnic cleansing and deliberately killing—acts that have exposed it to international criticism all over the world.”

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The president criticized Israeli policy, “We are not isolated, like the Israeli government is trying to present us.

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