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Netanyahu feeds media bitter herbs at Likud Passover event

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu complained at a pre-Passover toast for Likud activists that the police have treated him unfairly by investigating him while ignoring similar actions by his political rivals. Netanyahu, speaking at the Tel Aviv Fairgrounds on Thursday night, said the police have a p

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Netanyahu: Syrian Reactor Destruction Shows Israel Won't Let Enemies Get Nukes

The Times of Israel reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that Israel will prevent its enemies from obtaining nuclear weapons after its military admitted it carried out a 2007 air raid against a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor. "The Israeli government, the IDF (Israeli military)

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Here's why Ronald Lauder's support for a two-state solution could actually matter

President Donald Trump meeting with Ronald Lauder at the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla., Dec. 28, 2016. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images) WASHINGTON (JTA) - Twice in 20 years Ronald Lauder made noise by breaking with what is supposed to be a sacrosanct rule of the establishme


Israel will prevent enemies from obtaining nuclear weapons: Netanyahu

Jerusalem (AFP) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that Israel will prevent enemies from obtaining nuclear weapons after its military admitted it carried out a 2007 air raid against a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor. "The Israeli government, the (Israeli military), and the Mossad (i


Netanyahu Says Wall Prevents 'Flood' of Illegal African Migrants

TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday said Israel's 120 mile barrier along the Egyptian border is preventing a "flood" of illegal African migrants from coming into the country, which is "worse" than terrorists in the Sinai peninsula. Without the fence, "we would be faced with ... se


Netanyahu Defends Israel's Border Fence: Wave Of African Migrants Worse Threat Than Jihadists

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended an electrified fence along the Israel-Egypt border Tuesday, saying it was needed to ward off a wave of African migrants who are a greater threat than Islamic terrorists. If it weren't for the controversial border barrier, Israel would be in danger o


Israel admits 2007 Syrian 'nuclear reactor' strike for first time

Jerusalem (AFP) - Israel admitted for the first time Wednesday it was responsible for a top-secret 2007 air raid against a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor, a strike the intelligence minister says serves as a warning to Iran. Israel has long been assumed to have carried out the raid and had been nam


James Packer, Australian Billionaire Embroiled in Netanyahu Corruption Case, Steps Down Due to Mental Illness

Australian billionaireJames Packer, who is a key figure one of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption investigations, has quit the board of casino operator Crown Resorts Ltd due to mental illness, following a tumultuous period including a break-up with singer Mariah Carey and the failure of


Elon Musk quietly went to 'technological superpower' Israel to drink absinthe and discuss the future of Tesla in the Middle East

Elon Musk at Masada in Israel.Screenshot via Instagram/Rosie Perper Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk visited Israel this week to explore the culture and promote the future of his business ventures in the country. Musk met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his private residence and told


The strange catharsis of hopelessness in Israel

There are no negotiations on the horizon, no deals on the table and no calls to end the violence. This moment in Israeli politics is dismal, yet sobering. Members of the Israeli peace camp rally in Rabin Square, Tel-Aviv, calling for talks with Palestinians and in support of the two states solution


Elon Musk's Tesla Denies in Talks With Israeli AI Firm Cortica

On visit to Israel, the South African-born billionaire also urges Netanyahu to ensure that the country exploits its Negev region for solar power FILE PHOTO: SpaceX founder Elon Musk at a press conference following the first launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Flor


Israel-German ministerial meetings back on after year hiatus

A long-delayed government-to-government meeting between Israel and Germany – generally an annual event that showcases the closeness of ties between the countries – will take place in the coming months, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday after a phone call with Chancellor Angela Merke


Netanyahu: Musk calls Israel 'technological superpower'

Speaking at an event in Dimona on Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recalled a conversation he had with technology giant Elon Musk during the latter's trip to Israel, calling him "a genius." Netanyahu told the crowd that Musk praised Israel's technological innovations, saying Musk "apprec


Newsweek cover anticipates the fall of 'King Bibi'

If you happen to pick up a copy of Newsweek this week, you'll be greeted by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's face gracing the magazine's cover, in a photograph featuring his right profile and eyes gazing into the unknown future. The cover's headline reads "The Fall of King Bibi?" and is followed


Killing of Israelis met with calls for war crimes

The wife of an Israeli settler killed in February is calling on Benjamin Netanyahu to build 800 new settlement units in the occupied West Bank.Anne PaqActiveStills A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli forces near the entrance to the al-Aqsa mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem on Sunda


War of words heats up between Trump administration, Palestinian leadership

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman attend a ceremony in Jerusalem on May 21, 2017, marking the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Middle East War. (Abir Sultan / AFP/Getty Images) An uptick in violent incidents in the West Bank and Jerusalem devol


Report: Police to question Netanyahu on obstruction of justice

In his next round of questioning on Case 4000, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to be asked whether he was involved in obstructing the investigation, Channel 2 News reported on Monday. The report quoted legal sources who said Netanyahu’s close adviser Nir Hefetz, who recently turned st


Palestinian President attacks Hamas, calls U.S. ambassador 'son of a dog'

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday called the U.S. ambassador to Israel a "son of a dog" because of his support for Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank. Abbas, speaking at a Palestinian leadership gathering, also blamed Hamas for a bomb attack last


Bezeq CEO to step down July 1 amid Netanyahu-related probe

Israel’s largest telecom company, Bezeq, announced on Monday that its CEO Stella Handler would formally step down on July 1st amid an ongoing police investigation involving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s aides. Last month, Bezeq named Yaakov Paz as interim CEO to replace Handler – who was at t


In rare criticism, Ronald Lauder says settlements, Orthodox hegemony are Israel's 'self inflicted wounds'

WASHINGTON (JTA) - Openly breaking with Benjamin Netanyahu, Ronald Lauder, the president of the World Jewish Congress, said current Israeli government policies threaten Israel's democratic character and even its existence. Lauder, in an Op-Ed on Monday in the New York Times, also pressed hard for a