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Netanyahu: Israel Continues to Act Against Iran in Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel continues to act against the establishment of Iranian military in Syria, and emphasized that he stays in constant contact with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Livni Urges UNESCO To Reject Vote Listing Hebron As ‘Endangered Site in Palestine’

TEL AVIV – Former Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni slammed UNESCO for repeatedly passing anti-Israel resolutions and called on the cultural agency to reject an upcoming vote pushed by the Palestinians designating the city of Hebron and the Tomb of the Patriarchs – one of Judaism’s holiest sites – as endangered sites under the “State of Palestine.”

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Calls For Settlement Construction As Israeli MKs Congratulate Trump

TEL AVIV – In light of President-elect Donald Trump’s abandonment of the two-state solution, and to “remove the blemish of the previous administration,” a member of Knesset from Israel’s rightwing Jewish Home party is calling for new settlement construction.

In this handout provided by the Government Press Office, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyah delivers his statement regrading the agreement with Iran, on July 14, 2015 in Jerusalem, Israel.

Netanyahu: Corruption Allegations Are ‘Lies And Hot Air’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday rejected accusations of criminal activity as “hot air” and “lies,” saying he has full confidence that Israel’s attorney general would find no wrongdoing on his part.

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Israeli Megastars Support IDF Shooter with Upcoming Solidarity Concert

TEL AVIV – Major Israeli pop stars are slated to take part in a solidarity concert organized by the family of an IDF soldier who shot and killed an already-neutralized Palestinian terrorist last month. Megastar Eyal Golan, rapper Kobi Shimoni, a.k.a. Subliminal,

Former Egyptian foreign minister Ahmed Abul Gheit, expected to be elected as the new secretary general of the Arab League bon February 03, 2013 in the Egyptian capital Cairo.

Arab World Blasts New Arab League Chief for Being Friendly to Israel

TEL AVIV – The Arab media accused the newly appointed Secretary-General of the Arab League of being too “conciliatory” toward Israel, Ynet news reported. Ahmed Aboul-Gheit was nicknamed “Tzipi’s boyfriend” due to meetings the former Egyptian foreign minister held with his

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 22: Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak arrives for the opening plenary session of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), on September 22, 2014 in New York City. The annual meeting, established in 2005 by President Clinton, convenes global leaders to discuss solutions to world problems. …

Former PM Barak: We Must Divorce Ourselves From The Palestinians

Ynetnews reports: Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and former Foreign Minister (and current MK) Tzipi Livni took part in the Global Baku Forum (GBF) in the past week. The forum, conducted in Azerbaijan’s capital city, gathered former heads of

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Foreign Press to Knesset: We’re Not Biased Against Israel

TEL AVIV – The head of Israel’s Foreign Press Association told Israel’s Knesset on Tuesday that he strongly rejects claims of inherent anti-Israel bias in the international media, the Times of Israel reported. “We go through a very rigorous process

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As Vote Looms, Israeli Leaders Make Last-Minute Changes

Israeli voters head to the polls on Tuesday to decide which political parties will fill the 120 seats of the 20th Knesset, and–indirectly–who will form the next government. The Zionist Union–a bloc of left and centrist parties–has seen its modest lead grow in recent days. In response, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a “gevalt” campaign (a Yiddish expression of alarm), warning supporters he will lose unless they turn out to vote for his Likud Party over the alternatives.

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Final Israeli Election Polls: ‘Real Danger’ Netanyahu Could Lose

The last pre-election polls in Israel show that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remains the overwhelming favorite to lead the country, but show his party slipping to second place, losing ground to its center-left, Obama-backed rival. Bibi’s Likud Party will gain seats, but the rival Zionist Union–an alliance between Isaac Herzog’s Labor Party and Tzipi Livni’s Hatnua Party–could also gain enough to win the Mar. 17 election. Netanyahu says there is a “real danger” he could lose.

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5 Reasons Netanyahu May Fall

Americans–particularly conservative Americans–are accustomed to seeing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a strong international leader. He is “the Churchill of our time,” says talk radio’s Mark Levin. Yet Netanyahu struggled to win re-election in 2013, and faces stronger headwinds than ever as new elections approach on Mar. 17. Here are the top five reasons he may lose, and be replaced by opposition leaders Isaac Herzog and Tzipi Livni (who would rotate the leadership).

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With Bibi Invite, Boehner Counters Obama in Israeli Election

Speaker of the House John Boehner announced Wednesday morning that he would invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint meeting of Congress on Feb. 11. “In this time of challenge, I am asking the Prime Minister to address Congress on the grave threats radical Islam and Iran pose to our security and way of life,” Boehner said in a press statement. The timing suits Netanyahu perfectly, as it comes five weeks before Israelis will go to the polls on March 17.

Kerry, Netanyahu expected to discuss proposed U.N. Securtiy Council resolution on Mideast peace timeline

Netanyahu Slams Rivals for Coordinating with Kerry

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused his major political rivals of coordinating with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in an effort to derail his re-election. Specifically, Netanyahu has pointed to reports that former justice minister Tzipi Livni asked