Tag Archives: Benjamin Netanyahu

08Nov/17

Resignation again strikes scandal-ridden UK govt

International Development Minister Priti Patel has resigned amid reports of undisclosed meetings with senior Israeli politicians. It’s yet another blow to UK PM Theresa May. Jacob Greaves reports. Continue reading

06Aug/17

Israel moves to shut down local operations of Al-Jazeera

JERUSALEM (AUGUST 6, 2017) (REUTERS – Israel plans to revoke the press credentials of Al-Jazeera TV journalists, close their Jerusalem bureau and pull the Qatar-based station’s broadcasts from local cable and satellite providers, Communications Minister Ayoub Kara said on Sunday (August 6). Continue reading

02May/17

Israel celebrates its 69th Independence Day

JERUSALEM (MAY 2, 2017) (POOL) – Israel on Tuesday (May 2) celebrated its 69th Independence Day anniversary.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin attended a ceremony for the anniversary at the president’s office in Jerusalem.

A number of musicians performed during the ceremony which was attended by numerous Israeli officials.

Israelis gathered in parks around the city to watch a show by air force jets that flew over the Knesset.

22Jan/17

Israel approves hundreds of settlement homes in East Jerusalem

Israel, whose right-wing sees Trump as supportive of settlements, approves hundreds of housing units in three East Jerusalem settlements. PM Netanyahu says will speak with Trump on Sunday. Continue reading

08Jan/17

Netanyahu tried to negotiate a good press in return for benefits-media

Israeli media says that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried to negotiate a deal for better coverage with Israel’s leading newspaper.

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13Dec/15
German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its "Person of the Year."

Trump tweets about Israel, Angela Merkel, UK’s “massive Muslim problem”

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump refers to Chancellor Angela Merkel as the “person who is ruining Germany” in a tweet criticizing Time Magazine for choosing the German leader as its “Person of the Year.”

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20Oct/15

Israeli police launch investigation into Eritrean man’s death

Israeli police launch an investigation into death of Eritrean man after being shot and kicked by an angry Israeli crowd that mistook him for a gunman during an attack.

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19Oct/15

Netanyahu, Hamas turn up rhetoric over violence

(NVO) – Hamas hailed on Monday (October 19) the recent spate of violence and called on Palestinians to push ahead with the Intifada, or uprising, while Israel called on the country to respect the rule of law.
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04Oct/15

Clashes in east Jerusalem; Israel buries its stabbing dead

Israeli police clash with Palestinians stone-throwers in east Jerusalem as Israel bury its dead following stabbing attacks, praised by Hamas.

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20Sep/15

Israel set to approve harsher measures against Palestinian stonethrowers

The Israeli government is set to approve increased security measures against Palestinian stone-throwers in east Jerusalem, including the usage of live fire – condemned by human rights watchdog as “illegal and immoral.”

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