Tag: Avigdor Lieberman

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a conference at the foreign ministry in Jerusalem, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Netanyahu said President Donald Trump "bound himself forever" to the history of Jerusalem by recognizing the city as Israel's capital. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Netanyahu Thanks Countries That Supported Israel at UN Vote

Israel on Thursday dismissed a UN vote that rejected the American recognition of Israel as Jerusalem’s capital, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanking the U.S.A and several other countries for standing up for “the truth.”

FILE -- In this Nov. 1, 2006 file photo, a Qatari employee of Al Jazeera Arabic language TV news channel walks past the logo of Al Jazeera in Doha, Qatar. Hackers allegedly broke into the website of Qatar's state-run news agency and published a fake story quoting the ruling emir, …

Israel Revokes Al-Jazeera Reporter’s Press Permit

Israel’s press office said Wednesday it is revoking the credentials of a prominent Al-Jazeera reporter pending a hearing after he told another TV station that the work of Palestinian journalists is part of the “resistance.”

A replica of Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet is seen at the exhibition centre ahead of the Singapore's Airshow, in February 2014

Lockheed Martin Just Unveiled Israel’s First F-35

The unveiling ceremony, which took place in Fort Worth, Texas, was attended by critical players in both the US and Israeli defense cabinets. Of note in attendance were Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Israeli Air Force Brigadier Gen. Tal Kalman.

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Avigdor Lieberman Sworn In As Israel’s Defense Minister

Ynetnews reports: The swearing in comes as a part of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s broadening of the coalition government. Government ministers approved Avigdor Lieberman’s nomination as defense minister in a meeting earlier Monday morning. In addition, the government will be welcoming

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Hezbollah Chief: Israel’s New Defense Minister Is ‘Crazy’

Ynetnews reports: Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah spoke about Avigdor Lieberman becoming the Israeli defense minister in a speech on Wednesday night. Nasrallah gave the speech while hiding in his bunker but had the speech broadcasted on giant screens in villages

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Avigdor Lieberman (L), the head of hardline nationalist party Yisrael Beitenu, sign a coalition agreement on May 25, 2016 at the Knesset

Prime Minister Signs Coalition Deal With Yisrael Beytenu

Ynetnews reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Lieberman signed a coalition agreement on Wednesday morning after understandings were reached overnight Tuesday on Lieberman’s conditions to join the government as defense minister.

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon speaks during a press conference with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (unseen) at the defense ministry in the coastal city of Tel Aviv on August 2, 2014.

Netanyahu Forces out Defense Minister Ya’alon, Risks Own Future

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu has forced out his trusted defense minister, Moshe “Bogey” Ya’alon, who will be replaced by controversial right-wing politician Avigdor Lieberman, who has no experience in national security.

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Netanyahu Openly Calling on Lieberman to Join Government

The Jewish Press reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has been engaged through proxies in a long and seemingly failed negotiation with Zionist Camp Chairman (for now) Itzhak Herzog, declared during his weekly cabinet meeting that he intends to “publicly call on (Israel Beiteinu Chairman MK) Lieberman to join the government.”

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Israel FM: Behead Arab-Israelis Who Commit Treason

In a use of extremely aggressive rhetoric to describe the punishment for those who commit treason against the State of Israel, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Arab-Israelis who side with the enemy should have their heads “chopped off with an axe” as punishment.

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Israel’s Netanyahu, Lieberman, Bennett Attend Paris Solidarity Rally

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, and Economy Minister Naftali Bennett attended a “silent march” against terrorism in Paris today, alongside a number of European leaders including French President Francois Hollande.