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Posts Tagged ‘Binyamin Netanyahu’

Yaalon Calls US Pressure ‘Obsessive’

Yaalon Calls US Pressure ‘Obsessive’

by Sagit Levi Yediot Aharonot quoted Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon (Likud), in closed conversations, as dismissing United States pressure to surrender territory out of hand and using the words “messianic” and “obsessive” in reference to American Secretary of State John Kerry. According to senior reporter Shimon Shiffer, [...]

Ariel to Continue Building Regardless of US Pressure

Ariel to Continue Building Regardless of US Pressure

by Sagit Levi Housing Minister Uri Ariel (Jewish Home) said Monday that Israeli construction in the Samaria and Judea regions will continue, even if the United States doesn’t approve. Speaking to Kol Yisrael radio, Ariel said that the publication of the latest tenders for new homes were coordinated with US Secretary of State John [...]

New Bill Seeks to Thwart Annexation

New Bill Seeks to Thwart Annexation

by Eitam Abadi The Ministerial Law Committee is set to consider a bill that would require any Israeli annexation of the disputed territories to be carried out only within the framework of a deal with the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. The bill, proposed by lawmaker Hilik Bar (Labor), with the unanimous support of his Labor faction and [...]

Activists Arrested for Demanding Kerry to ‘Go Home’

Activists Arrested for Demanding Kerry to ‘Go Home’

by Sagit Levi Two activists from the Samaria Residents Council were arrested Thursday night near the David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem, where visiting American Secretary of State John Kerry is staying. The activists, who arrived with a public address system, called out, “John Kerry - go home." The activists also called on Kerry not to [...]

Kerry Meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem

Kerry Meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem

by Eitam Abadi American Secretary of State John Kerry, in his tenth visit to Israel since taking office, met Thursday with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud). Kerry’s latest visit is an attempt to push a framework for negotiations between Israel and the Western-backed Palestinian Authority towards an Israeli surrender of lands won [...]

Eldad Intensifies Temple Mount Struggle

Eldad Intensifies Temple Mount Struggle

by Sagit Levi Professor Arieh Eldad, a former lawmaker and current head of the Professors for a Strong Israel organization, sharply criticized the way the State of Israel has been conducting itself since 1967 with respect to Jerusalem's Temple Mount. Eldad’s remarks on Sunday came in the wake of the publication of a secret report by the [...]

Kerry Returning to Push Through US Objectives

Kerry Returning to Push Through US Objectives

by Naama Ben-Yaakov American Secretary of State John Kerry will return to the Middle East this week for talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials, a Palestinian Authority source confirmed to AFP Saturday. "Mr. Kerry has told the Palestinian Authority he will return to the region on January 4, 2014 to discuss the peace process and [...]

PA Reveals US Ready to Force Deal on Netanyahu

PA Reveals US Ready to Force Deal on Netanyahu

by Eitam Abadi The Western-backed Palestinian Authority negotiating team has revealed some details of secret negotiations with Israel under United States auspices in recent months. According to independent journalist Baruch Yedid, who has maintained ongoing contact with official and unofficial PA sources, talks are advancing with the goal [...]

NSA Spying on Israeli Prime Ministers

NSA Spying on Israeli Prime Ministers

by Sagit Levi Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) and his predecessor Ehud Olmert (Kadima) were among those spied upon by America's National Security Agency (NSA), new documents leaked by whistleblower and former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden reveal. According to reports Friday in the British Guardian, the New York [...]

Kerry Trying to Force Jordan Valley Plan on Israel

Kerry Trying to Force Jordan Valley Plan on Israel

by Naama Ben-Yaakov American Secretary of State John Kerry appears to be pressing a program, devised in Washington, on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud). The proposal, which comes as part of negotiations with the Western-backed Palestinian Authority being forced on Israel by the United States, includes uprooting Jewish communities [...]

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