Tag: Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel approves extending fortified fence on its Jordan border

He said the fence would help protect an Israeli airport due to open next year at Timna, 19 km (12 miles) from Eilat, and which has been billed as a wartime alternative should Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion airport come under rocket attack. “This is an important matter. It is part of our national security,” Netanyahu said. […]

UN to Netanyahu: Translate Your Words into Actions

The United Nations on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to translate into action his commitment to a two-state solution, Reuters reported.   During the recent election campaign in Israel, Netanyahu angered several Western leaders when he declared in a series of interviews he would do everything in his power to prevent the establishment of a […]

Elkin Urges French Aliyah after Beheading Attack

Israeli Immigration and Absorption Minister Ze’ev Elkin on Friday urged French Jews to flee to Israel after an Islamist terrorist attacked a factory near Lyon and pinned a severed head to the gates.   “I call on the Jews of France – come home! Anti-Semitism is rising, terror is increasing,” Elkin, a member of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s Likud party who […]

Benjamin Netanyahu: Int’l peace proposals are forced on Israel, push it to indefensible borders

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Sunday that the relative quiet that preceded Friday’s terror attack in the West Bank in which 25-year-old Danny Gonen was killed, “shouldn’t fool anyone.”   Speaking at the opening of the weekly cabinet meeting hours after an additional terror attack in which a Palestinian stabbed and critically wounded a Border […]

Iran deal will foster and fund terrorism, Benjamin Netanyahu tells Jewish Agency meeting

The deal over Iran’s nuclear program currently taking shape in negotiations between the Islamic Republic and the West is a “historic mistake,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Diaspora leaders on Monday during an appeal for world Jewry to raise its voice in protest.   Speaking to the heads of national communities as well as the […]

‘Iran nukes will be Israel’s gas chambers’

Rep. Gohmert was the driving force behind the speech given to Congress in March by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who received a remarkable 26 standing ovations while delivering a passionate warning against the Iranian nuclear peril.   Gohmert originally had the idea when Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., was still House Speaker. He drafted a […]

Israel-Hamas cease-fire deal would be surrender to terrorism

Avigdor Liberman, the head of Yisrael Beytenu, said Wednesday the Israeli government would be “capitulating to terrorism” if reports that it is negotiating a five-year truce with Hamas are accurate.   In an interview with Army Radio, the former foreign minister called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to come to any understandings with the […]

Israel’s Netanyahu says boycott efforts recall Nazi Germany

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that a Palestinian-led campaign to boycott Israeli goods was reminiscent of Nazi Germany’s campaign against Jews.   Meeting with visiting Polish Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna, Netanyahu raised the issue of “the defamation of the Jewish people” on Polish soil when the Nazis controlled much of Europe.   “The attacks […]

Benjamin Netanyahu steps up attacks on UN Human Rights Council before it releases Gaza report

In the run-up to publication by the UN Human rights Council this week of what is expected to be a very critical report of Israel’s actions in last summer’s Gaza offensive, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went on the offensive Monday, trying to delegitimize the delegitimizers.   The UN Human Rights Council, Netanyahu said at the […]

Benjamin Netanyahu calls Dempsey ‘great friend,’ guardian of US-Israel relations

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised US military chief Gen. Martin Dempsey in a meeting Thursday morning, calling him “a great friend,” and protector of not only America, but also  of US-Israel relations.   He expressed appreciation for Dempsey’s work and for the men of the US army deployed across the globe.   “I know your […]