Sunday April 30th 2017

Posts Tagged ‘Gaza’

Ben-Dahan Warns Against Submission to US Demands

Ben-Dahan Warns Against Submission to US Demands

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan (Jewish Home) warned Sunday that his party will leave the government if Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) succumbs to United States pressure to destroy Jewish communities in Israel's disputed heartland. On a visit to the ruins of Sa-Nur in northern Samaria, [...]

Steinitz Rejects Western Military Presence in Israel

Steinitz Rejects Western Military Presence in Israel

by Sagit Levi International Relations Minister Yuval Steinitz (Likud) made clear on Tuesday that Jerusalem would oppose any attempt by the United States to station international forces in the country as part of Washington's overall agenda to force Israel to relinquish territory to the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. “Some people are [...]

Ariel to Tackle Gush Katif Refugee Crisis

Ariel to Tackle Gush Katif Refugee Crisis

by Eitam Abadi Housing Minister Uri Ariel (Jewish Home) said Sunday that he had allocated 80 million shekels to build permanent homes for Gush Katif refugees. Since United States President George W. Bush forced then-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to surrender the Gaza region and remove nearly 10,000 ethnic Jews from their homes in Gaza and [...]

Kerry to Meet Abbas in Turkey

Kerry to Meet Abbas in Turkey

by Eitam Abadi American Secretary of State John Kerry is slated to meet Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Istanbul on Sunday, the State Department announced, as a United States-led initiative focusing on the Western-backed PA's economy steps up. Kerry and Abbas, who have met several times in recent weeks, will "continue the [...]

Thousands Rally to Demand Pollard’s Freedom

Thousands Rally to Demand Pollard’s Freedom

by Eitam Abadi Thousands of Israelis demonstrated outside President Shimon Peres's official residence on Tuesday, calling upon him to persuade United States President Barack Obama to commute the life sentence of Prisoner of Zion Jonathan Pollard. Pollard was a US Naval intelligence analyst who, in the early 1980s, discovered information that [...]

Netanyahu Furious at Bennett-Lapid Alliance

Netanyahu Furious at Bennett-Lapid Alliance

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) is furious at what he believes is a conspiracy by Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid and Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett to try to prevent Shas and United Torah Judaism from joining the coalition, Likud sources said Sunday night. Sources who attended Netanyahu’s meeting with Likud [...]

Gaza Expellees Being Evicted from Refugee Camp

Gaza Expellees Being Evicted from Refugee Camp

by Eitam Abadi Jewish families expelled from the Gaza region during the 2005 “Disengagement” have been served with government eviction orders after not paying rent for the years spent in the refugee camps they were placed in following the destruction of their communities, Ma'ariv reported on Tuesday. Since United States President [...]

US Meddling in Israeli Elections

US Meddling in Israeli Elections

by Sagit Levi United States President Barack Obama is closely following Israeli elections, Channel 10 News reported on Tuesday. And remarks by Obama quoted by The Atlantic columnist Jeffrey Goldberg reveals that Washington is also attempting to once again interfere with Israel's democratic process. According to Channel 10, the White House [...]

Abdullah Pleas for Cessation of Violence

Abdullah Pleas for Cessation of Violence

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Tuesday warned Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) against launching a ground operation into Gaza. According to the official Jordanian Petra news agency, the monarch spoke over the phone with Netanyahu and warned of the danger of the deteriorating situation in Gaza and the [...]

Olmert & Livni Conspiring on Comebacks

Olmert & Livni Conspiring on Comebacks

by Sagit Levi Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert met with his successor as Kadima party leader, Tzipi Livni, for more than an hour-and-a-half at an undisclosed location on Wednesday in order to discuss their possible joint political future. Olmert and Livni have improved their ties since she helped force him out of office over corruption [...]

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