Tag Archives: Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel Reconfirms Commitment To Treating Wounded Syrian Al-Nusra Fighters By
GOLAN HEIGHTS — At a cabinet meeting on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reconfirmed Israel’s commitment to treating “war-wounded” fighters from Syria “as part of a humanitarian effort.” While Israel...
Israeli Cabinet Approves First New West Bank Settlement In 20 Years By
Israel’s security cabinet approved construction of the first new settlement in the occupied West Bank in two decades, even as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu negotiates with Washington on curbing settlement activity. Thursday’s unanimous vote in favour of...
The Israeli Plan To Capitalize On Syria’s Civil War By
MINNEAPOLIS– When the United States or any other nation disposed to foreign interventionism is forced to justify an invasion, the term “nation-building” is often used prominently in their defense, along with often dubious claims of humanitarianism. While the phrase...
Trump Son-In-Law’s Deep Ties To Israel, Netanyahu Raise Doubts Of Impartiality By
JERUSALEM — Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has deep business and personal ties to Israel that could raise questions about his ability to serve as an honest broker as he oversees the White House’s Mideast peace efforts. But...
Netanyahu Rejects US Request To Freeze Settlement Contruction By
Benjamin Netanyahu has said that his government will not freeze settlements in occupied Jerusalem, Israeli media reported on Wednesday.  He said, The issue of halting building projects in the Israeli neighborhoods in East Jerusalem is not part of the [current] negotiations...
Israel Threatens To ‘Destroy’ Syrian Air Defenses By
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday threatened to destroy Syrian air defense systems after they fired ground-to-air missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes. “The next time the Syrians use their air defense systems against our planes we...
Hezbollah: Israel Attacking Syria To Prevent ISIS Defeat By
Addressing the flurry of Israeli attacks against Syria in recent days, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah says he believes Israel is deliberately trying to help ISIS in an effort to prevent ISIS from suffering outright defeat in Syria amid growing pressure. Israeli Prime...
US Envoy Heads To Israel To Begin Embassy Relocation Effort By
(REPORT) — A US congressional delegation will visit Israel on Saturday to study proposals for transferring the US embassy to Jerusalem, according to Israeli radio. Right-wing Knesset member Yehuda Glick said on Facebook that, during their one-day visit, delegation...
Israeli Comedian Slams ‘Apartheid’ State’s Treatment Of Palestinians On Live TV By
(REPORT) — Israeli TV host, comedian and comedy writer Assaf Harel used the final episode of his show “Good Night with Assaf Harel” on Wednesday night to draw attention to the stark differences in living standards in Israel, and to denounce the treatment of Palestinians. In...
Trump Administration Voes To End UN Human Rights Council’s ‘Obsession’ With Israel By
(REPORT) — President Donald Trump’s administration  is reviewing its participation in the UN Human Rights Council, and pushing for an end to its “obsession with Israel,” a senior US official said on Wednesday. Washington has long argued that the...