Tag: Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel’s Netanyahu: US Embassy Should be in Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that the American Embassy in Israel should be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, injecting himself once again into a charged campaign trail promise of U.S. President Donald Trump. Netanyahu’s comments at his weekly Cabinet meeting appeared aimed at countering reports that Israel was concerned about the fallout […]

Netanyahu: Iran missile test must not go unanswered

Benjamin Netanyahu said he would raise renewing sanctions when he meets US President Donald Trump in February. Iran has carried out several such tests since a 2015 nuclear deal which relaxed sanctions against the country. It is not yet clear what type of missile was launched, or if it explicitly violated the UN resolution. A […]

Israel’s Netanyahu says US embassy should be in Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that the American embassy in Israel should be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, injecting himself once again into a charged campaign trail promise of U.S. President Donald Trump. Netanyahu’s comments at his weekly Cabinet meeting appeared aimed at countering reports that Israel was concerned about the fallout […]

Our World: Israel’s moment of decision

Over the past week we were given new evidence of what many assumed for years. Former president Barack Obama and his administration weren’t interested in bringing peace to the Middle East. They were interested in harming Israel. Last Friday, Makor Rishon published an interview with former Foreign Ministry director general Dore Gold. Gold told the […]

Benjamin Netanyahu to be investigated by police for a third time

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is slated to be interrogated by police for the third time at his Jerusalem residence on Friday. The premier is set to be questioned again on his meetings with Yediot Aharonot publisher Arnon “Noni” Mozes, according to a Channel 2 report on Thursday. In the 2014 meetings, Netanyahu allegedly discussed passing […]

Israeli politicians heading to Washington to forge ties with new administration

A growing number of Israeli politicians are expected to descend on Washington DC in the coming months as part of an effort by the government to forge ties with the Trump administration. The first to meet with the new administration will be Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whom President Donald Trump invited to visit the White […]

Netanyahu delays West Bank annexation vote

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delayed a vote Sunday on a controversial proposal to annex Ma’aleh Adumim—one of the West Bank’s largest settlements—in an apparent effort to align his policy toward the Palestinians with the new administration of President Donald Trump. The move put on hold legislation that threatens to unleash fresh violence and damage already […]

Trump, Netanyahu Have ‘Very Warm’ Conversation, Don’t Discuss Embassy Move

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a “very warm” conversation with President Donald Trump on Sunday, with the men agreeing to a White House visit next month. In a statement, Netanyahu’s office added that, during their first phone call since Trump’s inauguration, the two leaders discussed Iran, the Palestinian peace process and the prime minister’s […]

Netanyahu due to be investigated again

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may be investigated again by the Israel Police’s Lahav 443 Special Investigations Unit for Fraud. A date has yet to be coordinated, but those in the know expect it to take place within the next few days. MK David Amsalem (Likud) responded to allegations during a Sunday interview on Army Radio, […]

Netanyahu Wants Trumps Help With Peace Agreement

Two-state solution between Israelis and Palestinians by Irvin Baxter   During a speech at Bar Ilan in 2009, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for a two-state solution between Israelis and Palestinians. Since then, many people have accused Netanyahu of claiming he is for two states for two people while actually pushing to create one […]