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
Israeli media says that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried to negotiate a deal for better coverage with Israel’s leading newspaper.
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.”
(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.
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.”
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu rejects calls to take in Syrian refugees after their plight in Europe strikes chord in Israel, says Israel too small.
“I’m trying to kill a bad deal,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of world powers’ framework nuclear agreement with Iran.
Israel’s foreign minister, Moldovan-born Lieberman, 56, heads the ultranationalist Yisrael Beiteinu party, which ran jointly with Likud in the 2013 election.
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.
Popularly known as “Bibi”, Netanyahu, 65, is seeking a fourth term as prime minister as head of the right-wing Likud party.