Prime Minister Netanyahu’s office briefly had a YouTube video from a closed meeting in which senior Arab officials defended Israel’s right to defend itself available to a small group of journalists traveling with him, before quickly removing it.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office on Thursday released a video of a closed meeting in which senior Gulf Arab officials play down the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, defend Israel’s right to defend itself, and describe Iran as the greatest threat to regional peace.
The video, bearing the insignia of Netanyahu’s office, gave a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes contacts the Israeli leader frequently boasts of, but which are rarely seen in public. Continue Reading »
“Claiming Jewish construction in Jerusalem is illegal is as absurd as claiming American construction in Washington is illegal,” PMO rebuked, continuing, “The Palestinian demand for the ethnic cleansing of Jews from a future Palestinian state is appalling and the U.N. should condemn it… not embrace it.”
By News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff
The Prime Minister’s Office on Monday lambasted the U.N.’s Middle East envoy after he leveled harsh criticism at the government’s Judea and Samaria settlement construction policies.
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Middle East envoy Nikolay Mladenov – Photo: UN website
Briefing the U.N. Security Council via video conference, Nikolay Mladenov urged Israel to end settlement construction and called for joint efforts to restore hope for the two-state solution.
During a consultation at the Prime Minister’s Office, Israeli official decided to close breaches in security fence separating Israel from the Palestinian Authority, take harsher measures against Israeli employers of illegal aliens, and closing down inciting PA media.
By Ben Ariel
Israeli officials decided on Tuesday night on a series of security-related measures in response to the ongoing terrorist wave.
Scene of Petah Tikva attack – United Hatzalah
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The measures were decided upon during a consultation at the Prime Minister’s Office, which came after an escalation in the terror attacks, whereby three attacks took place in one day – in Petah Tikva
On August 6, PM Binyamin Netanyahu made it clear at a press conference that Israel had no intention of altering the status quo on the Temple Mount.
The Prime Minister’s Office ordered the dismantling of a foot bridge under construction from the Western Wall Plaza to the Temple Mount to supplement the Mughrabi Bridge, government officials confirmed Wednesday.
Mughrabi Gate. – Photo:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST
The officials said that the move came at the request of the Jordanian government. According to the officials, the PMO has ultimate jurisdiction – because of the sensitivity of the area – for the site. Continue Reading »
The charge claims the former official residence’s superintendent rights were trampled on by PMO, Netanyahus, and that Sara Netanyahu mistreated him.
A suit against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Prime Minister’s Office has been filed with the Jerusalem District Labor Court by a former body guard and superintendent of the Prime Minister’s Residence who claims he was exploited and mistreated by his high-ranking employer.
The suit, first published by Channel 2, claimed that Meni Naftali was exploited and his rights were trampled on while he was working for the Netanyahus’ official household staff. He is now suing for millions of shekels in compensation. Continue Reading »