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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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.
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 »
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.”
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 »
Yisrael Beytenu head says former deputy FM Ayalon “changed his views by 180 degrees.”
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 »
Outgoing deputy FM said he doesn’t know why Avigdor Lieberman dismissed him from his position.
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.
When 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.
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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
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 »
Deputy FM Ayalon in NY for the PA Donor Conference gives a preview of his speech, telling it like it really is.
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 – 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 »