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Danny Ayalon: Hypocrisy and cynicism have taken over the United Nations

Ambassador Danny Ayalon spreads the truth about the UN.

By Danny Ayalon


The delegitimization perpetrators and Israel boycotters take advantage of the UN’s image as an advocate of human rights in order to pass anti-Israeli resolutions which attempt to isolate Israel.


It is important to spread the truth that the UN has been transformed into a political arena by undemocratic states who trample on human rights, and UN resolutions must be treated accordingly.


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Mudar Zahran: A Palestinian State in Jordan is ‘Inevitable’

Zahran, the Jordanian-Palestinian dissident, didn’t pull any punches Sunday afternoon, speaking at a conference entitled “Two States for Two People, on Two Sides of the Jordan River.”

By Ari Soffer


Jordanian-Palestinian activist Mudar Zahran is not a man who minces his words. In fact, his outspokenness against the Jordanian regime has made him a persona-non-grata in his own country, forcing him to seek asylum in the UK.

Mudar Zahran

Mudar Zahran

Zahran did not pull any punches Sunday afternoon, speaking at a conference entitled “Two States for Two People, on Two Sides of the Jordan River.” Deriding the Jordanian ruling elite as “Armani-wearing, English-speaking autocrats” he called on all parties to consider a radically different track to the current peace initiatives based off of a “Two State Solution” which would see a Palestinian Authority-run state in Judea and Samaria. Continue Reading »

Ayalon: Testimony against Lieberman not revenge.

Ex-deputy FM Ayalon testifies against his ex-boss Avigdor Lieberman in ‘ambassador affair’ case  saying Lieberman pushed Ben Aryeh’s appointment for Latvia ambassadorship

By Aviel Magnezi

Former Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon testified on Thursday against former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, in the latter’s trial on charges of fraud and breach of trust in the “ambassador affair.”

(צילום: אוהד צויגנברג)

Ayalon, Lieberman at court’s entrance – Photo: Ohad Zwigenberg

Ayalon is the only witness who claims Lieberman actively promoted former ambassador Zeev Ben Aryeh for the Latvia ambassador post.

In his testimony, Ayalon recalled his meeting with Lieberman before the appointment committee’s meeting which appointed Ben Aryeh: “I was in his office, we discussed political matters and by the end of the talk he told me that Ben Aryeh must be appointed to the Riga post.” Continue Reading »

Lieberman: Yair Lapid won’t be Foreign Minister

Yisrael Beytenu head says former deputy FM Ayalon “changed his views by 180 degrees.”

By Gil Ronen


Former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman accused his former deputy, Danny Ayalon, of a lack of integrity, in a Saturday television interview. Ayalon said earlier in the day that the Foreign Ministry under Lieberman “speaks loudly and carries a mini carrot.”

Until Ayalon learned that he was excluded from the Yisrael Beytenu list for the next Knesset, Lieberman told Channel 2, “he had only praise for his superior, Avigdor Lieberman. In the course of one day, after he was not included in the Knesset list, he says exactly the opposite. Continue Reading »

Israel Speaks Loudly & Carries a Mini Carrot, According to Ayalon

Outgoing deputy FM said he doesn’t know why Avigdor Lieberman dismissed him from his position.

By Gil Ronen


Former deputy foreign minister Danny Ayalon said Saturday that he does not know why former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman dismissed him from his position in the Foreign Ministry.

Former deputy foreign minister Danny AyalonWhen asked why Lieberman does not like him, Ayalon replied: “I don’t know. I was collegial toward Lieberman. He did not explain to me why he fired me but he should at least have given explanations to the party and to supporters.

“In the last four years,” Ayalon said at a live interview panel event in Holon. Continue Reading »

Israel hints at ‘letter of regret’ to Turkey over ‘Marmara Fiasco’


Ayalon tells Turkey’s ‘Hürriyet’ that Israel may attempt to smooth relations by using diplomatic language; FM Liberman advocates “expression of regret.”



Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon told Turkish daily Hürriyet on Thursday that Israel may use diplomatic language inspired by the letter sent by Washington to Islamabad over the killing of 24 Pakistani soldiers in order end the impasse with Ankara.

Danny Ayalon“I see some kind of improvement and opportunities,” Ayalon was quoted as saying, citing the “American-Pakistani formula” as an idea to renegotiate relations.

“Remember, recently there were 24 Pakistani soldiers killed by mistake by American forces, and the Americans sent a letter that was accepted in Pakistan.

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Ayalon: Israelis won’t need visas for entering US within 2 years

Unlike past efforts to add Israel to the visa-exemption list that did not succeed, thanks to Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon, within 2 years, there will no longer be long lines around the block at the U.S. Embassy in Israel (for those waiting to request a visa).

By Yoni Hirsch and Israel Hayom Staff


The United States Congress began reviewing a proposal on Tuesday to add Israel to the list of countries where citizens do not require a visa to enter the United States.

We’re coming to America. Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon in Washington D.C. on Tuesday. – Photo: Shmulik Almani

The bill was drafted by Reps.

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Israel’s popular deputy FM sacked for being undiplomatic with Turkey?

Danny Ayalon’s sacking was likely meant to be a clear message that Jerusalem is serious about repairing relations with Ankara.

By Israel Today Staff


Israelis and foreign supporters of Israel alike were shocked last week when popular Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon was placed in an unrealistic spot on his Israel Beiteinu’s Knesset list ahead of upcoming general elections.

Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon

Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon

The decision by party leader Avigdor Lieberman to place Ayalon so low on the list meant the latter would not be a member of the next Knesset.

Over the past several years, Ayalon had gained widespread respect for his ability to eloquently and effectively defend Israel in the public arena. Continue Reading »

Danny Ayalon says in NY: ‘PA Wouldn’t Last One Day Without IDF’

Deputy FM Ayalon in NY for the PA Donor Conference gives a preview of his speech, telling it like it really is.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


The Palestinian Authority  “wouldn’t last one day” if Israel withdrew from Area B and C of Judea and Samaria, asserted Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon (Yisrael Beytenu). Hamas would take over the PA just as it did in Gaza.

Danny Ayalon

Danny Ayalon – Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Fresh off a trans-oceanic flight, the Deputy Foreign Minister gave a far-ranging briefing on Thursday to a packed house at the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations in New York City in anticipation of his representation of Israel at the annual Palestinian Authority’s (PA) Donor’s Conference. Continue Reading »