Tag Archives: Benjamin Netanyahu

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

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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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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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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