Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Friday published an updated platform for his party, Yisrael Beiteinu, which includes a "peace plan" that calls on the government to encourage the transfer of Israeli Arabs to a Palestinian state by offering them "economic incentives."
Israel has censured the Spanish parliament over a symbolic vote, which calls on the Madrid government to recognize Palestine as a sovereign state. "The declaration of the Spanish parliament only distances the chance of reaching an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, because it encourages the Palestinians to become more extreme in their positions"; Israeli Foreign Ministry.
Israel Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman: we will never accept the definition of building in Jewish neighborhoods of Jerusalem as settlement activity,” “We won't accept any limitation on building in Jewish areas of [East] Jerusalem.”
Israel announced Wednesday it will refuse entry to United Nations human rights investigators who seek to probe potential war crimes committed in the latest 50-day military assault on Gaza.
Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu has come up with a clear message to Israeli Arabs who have been angered by a recent police shooting of an Arab man ? move out of Israel if you denounce the Jewish State.
The International Criminal Court accused of "defying justice" after announcement prosecutors will not further investigate or press charges against Israel for its 2010 deadly assault on a Gaza-bound flotilla bearing humanitarian aid from Turkey despite court's acknowledgement Israel likely committed war crimes.
Since its creation after WWII, Israel and friends have been masters at manipulating emotions, endlessly invoking the memory of Hitler’s Germany as a pretext for starting further wars as in the recent Holocaust-themed propaganda against Syria’s government.
The UN Human Rights Committee urged Israel to stop the confiscation of lands, to withdraw Jewish settlers from the seized territories and take measures to prevent violence towards Palestinians, Reuters reported.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says no peace agreement will be achieved with the Palestinians unless they recognize Israel as a Jewish state. Claimed Israel has right to declare Jerusalem al-Quds as its capital. Defended Tel Aviv’s plan to build settler units on occupied Palestinian land.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has approved the construction of 1,060 new settler units in the occupied Palestinian territories amid mounting criticism of the regime’s expansionist policies.
Israel’s Finance Minister Yair Lapid warned that relations between Tel Aviv and Washington have reached a crisis point amid growing tensions between the two sides. White House upset over Israeli Minister for Military Affairs Moshe Ya’alon negative comments regarding Kerry’s efforts to forge a peace deal between Israeli and Palestinian officials.
U.N. questioned Israeli officials Monday over alleged rights abuses of demolition of Palestinian houses and expansion of Jewish settlements to limited Palestinian access to water and their farmland. Israel's delegation defended its record before United Nations Human Rights Committee, says its obligations to report to the committee do not extend to Palestinian territories
British Jewish lawmaker Gerald Kaufman accused the government of running away from the debate in "a very cowardly way."
Israeli official slammed statement from Catholic bishops calls for international organizations to lead cause of Palestinian statehood. Archbishop questioned biblical idea of a promised land. Holy Scriptures cannot be used to justify return of Jews to Israel, displacement of Palestinians.”
It seems that, perhaps, Israel’s latest slaughter of defenseless Palestinians may have been a bit too much even for the United States to condone. In what may be the US’s harshest, although still quite mild, criticism of its puppet master, President Barack Obama said that the plan to increase illegal settlement building could alienate Israel from ‘even its closest allies.’
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