Tag Archives: Benjamin Netanyahu

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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06Sep/15

Israel’s Netanyahu rejects calls to take in Syrian refugees

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu rejects calls to take in Syrian refugees after their plight in Europe strikes chord in Israel, says Israel too small.

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31Aug/15

Republican presidential hopefuls Trump, Cruz and Bush appear on a talk show hosted by Sarah Palin

Donald Trump talks about his showdown with a Univision reporter, Ted Cruz lashes out at Planned Parenthood and the Obama administration’s Iran policy and Jeb Bush chides Hillary Clinton over emails as all three Republican presidential hopefuls appear on a talk show hosted by Sarah Palin.

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26Apr/15

Obama pokes fun at political friends and foes at White House dinner

U.S. President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim at a range of political friends and foes at the gathering he jokingly called “a night when Washington celebrates itself.”
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05Apr/15

Netanyahu slams world powers’ framework nuclear agreement with Iran

“I’m trying to kill a bad deal,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of world powers’ framework nuclear agreement with Iran.
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15Mar/15

Israeli FM Avigdor Lieberman runs alone in 2015 polls

Israel’s foreign minister, Moldovan-born Lieberman, 56, heads the ultranationalist Yisrael Beiteinu party, which ran jointly with Likud in the 2013 election.

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15Mar/15

Naftali Bennett, leader of ultranationalist party, runs for top cabinet post in upcoming poll

Naftali Bennett, leader of the far-right Jewish Home party, who emerged as a surprise success story in the 2013 election, is now widely seen as being in the running for a top cabinet post, if Netanyahu forms the next governing coalition.
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10Mar/15

Profile of “Bibi” Netanyahu ahead of March 17 poll

Popularly known as “Bibi”, Netanyahu, 65, is seeking a fourth term as prime minister as head of the right-wing Likud party.

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10Mar/15

Israel’s Lieberman says Israel’s disloyal Arabs should be beheaded

Israel’s FM Lieberman, known for his controversial policy to impose a loyalty oath on Israel’s Arab minority, says those who are disloyal to Israel should be beheaded.
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08Mar/15

Tens of thousands of Israelis rally against Netanyahu

(NVO) – Tens of thousands gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday (March 7) calling for the ouster of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in the final stretch before a March 17 national election.
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