Tag: Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon

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.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) gestures as he stands next to Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon and Chief of Staff General Benny Gantz (R) at the end of a press conference at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, on August 27, 2014.

Ya’alon Resignation Draws Flood of Praise, Consternation

The Times of Israel reports: Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon’s announcement Friday that he was resigning from the Knesset and government drew an avalanche of responses from politicians on all sides of Israeli politics.

Israeli PM Benyamin Netanyahu visits the Fence at south of Israel 11/10/2012

Netanyahu Tours Gaza Border, Visits Hamas Tunnel

Ynetnews reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toured the Gaza border on Tuesday, his first visit to the area since the discovery a few weeks ago of a new Hamas tunnel burrowing into Israeli territory.

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Peace Now Battles Netanyahu Over New West Bank Building Statistics

The Jerusalem Post reports: Peace Now went head-to-head with the Prime Minister’s Office on Thursday in a public dispute about statistics for the advancement of plans for new homes in West Bank settlements. In a rare move, the PMO published a

Israeli soldiers and police surround the body of one of two Palestinians who were killed after wounding an Israeli soldier in a knife attack before being shot dead by troops, an army spokeswoman said, at the entrance to the heavily guarded Jewish settler enclave of Tal Rumeda in the city …

WATCH: Over 1,000 Turn Out To Cheer Soldier Accused In Hebron Killing

The Jerusalem Post reports: Upwards of 1,000 demonstrators gathered Tuesday outside the Qastina military court to express support for a soldier arrested over the shooting death of a wounded Palestinian assailant last week, in a case that has sparked a

Israeli soldiers and police surround the bodies of two Palestinians who were killed in the West Bank town of Hebron, on March 24, 2016

Hebron Soldier Feared Disarmed Suspect Had Suicide Vest

The Times of Israel reports: The soldier who was arrested Thursday after he was filmed shooting a disarmed Palestinian assailant in the head in the West Bank city of Hebron said he shot the man as he believed him to be

Blood stains from the body of a Palestinian assailant who was allegedly shot in the head by an Israeli soldier, in the West Bank town of Hebron on March 24, 2016

Netanyahu, Ya’alon Slam Hebron Shooting as IDF Vows Probe

The Times of Israel reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon on Monday joined the Israel Defense Forces in condemning an incident in which a soldier shot a disarmed Palestinian assailant in the head in Hebron, saying

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon attends a news conference in Tel Aviv.

Ya’alon: Middle East Situation in Certain Respects is Third World War

The Jerusalem Post reports: Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon paid a working visit to neighboring Cyprus on Wednesday as the guest of Cypriot Defense Minister Christoforos Fokaides. During the visit, Ya’alon issued a stark warning about Iran’s regional aggression, adding that Tehran

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Israel Defense Chief: I’d Prefer Islamic State to Iran

Israel’s Minister of Defense Moshe “Bogey” Ya’alon told an international security conference in Tel Aviv Tuesday that if he had to choose, he would prefer to have the Islamic State (ISIS) next door in Syria, rather than Iran.