Posts Tagged ‘lapid’

Netanyahu seeks to include Lapid, Gantz in cabinet to avoid international isolation

Likud Head Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking to include Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid in his cabinet to avoid international isolation, Israel's public broadcaster Kan reported on Friday. "Netanyahu does not want to endanger his government by giving far-right representatives such as Itamar Ben-Gvir sovereign portfolios," Kan disclosed, according to Al-Watan Voice. Kan also reported that […]

Israeli PM Lapid Concedes Defeat To Netanyahu In Election

Netanyahu is expected to form the country’s most right-wing government in history when he takes power, likely in the coming weeks. Source

Lapid’s misleading two-state solution

Addressing the world leaders on Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister, Yair Lapid, clearly declared his support for the two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, stressing this is even the best solution for all current problems for the State of Israel and for the future of Israeli children. “An agreement with the Palestinians, based on two States […]

Lapid hails UK Premier comment on possible embassy move to Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister, Yair Lapid, on Thursday welcomed the comment of his British counterpart, Liz Truss, over reviewing the possibility of moving the UK embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Anadolu News Agency reports. Lapid thanked Truss on his Twitter account over the issue, adding he “will continue to strengthen the partnership between the two […]

Netanyahu accuses Lapid of surrendering to Hezbollah over Karish gas field

Benjamin Netanyahu accused Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid yesterday of surrendering to threats made by Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah concerning the disputed Karish gas field in the Mediterranean Sea. “Lapid totally folded in the face of Nasrallah’s threats,” said the Israeli opposition leader on Twitter. “He wants to hand over the gas to Lebanon, a […]

Netanyahu accuses Lapid of surrendering to Hezbollah over Karish gas field

Benjamin Netanyahu accused Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid yesterday of surrendering to threats made by Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah concerning the disputed Karish gas field in the Mediterranean Sea. “Lapid totally folded in the face of Nasrallah’s threats,” said the Israeli opposition leader on Twitter. “He wants to hand over the gas to Lebanon, a […]

Netanyahu accuses Lapid of surrendering to Hezbollah over Karish gas field

Benjamin Netanyahu accused Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid yesterday of surrendering to threats made by Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah concerning the disputed Karish gas field in the Mediterranean Sea. “Lapid totally folded in the face of Nasrallah’s threats,” said the Israeli opposition leader on Twitter. “He wants to hand over the gas to Lebanon, a […]

Netanyahu ‘blows a fuse’ over Lapid’s Karish concessions to Hezbollah

Source: Al Mayadeen Net By Al Mayadeen English  Former Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says Yair Lapid panicked and retreated following Sayyed Nasrallah’s threats, thus yielding to Lebanese demands. Former Israeli occupation Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his political rival, Israeli PM Yair Lapid Former Israeli occupation Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Tuesday his political rival, Israeli […]

Abu Shehadeh: ‘Arab parties conspire against Balad to appease Lapid’

Head of the National Democratic Alliance (Balad) Sami Abu Shehadeh announced on Friday that heads of Arab parties have decided to turn their backs on Balad in favour of Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid. In a video on his Facebook page, Abu Shehadeh asserted that the head of the Democratic Front for Peace and Equality, […]

Abu Shehadeh: ‘Arab parties conspire against Balad to appease Lapid’

Head of the National Democratic Alliance (Balad) Sami Abu Shehadeh announced on Friday that heads of Arab parties have decided to turn their backs on Balad in favour of Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid. In a video on his Facebook page, Abu Shehadeh asserted that the head of the Democratic Front for Peace and Equality, […]

Israel’s Lapid benefits from pause in Iran talks

TEHRAN – In a commentary on September 9, Al-Monitor said the buzz is that an Iran nuclear deal may be deferred until the November elections in both Israel and the United States and whether a return to deal matters more in Tel Aviv than Washington. In the United States, no one will be switching their […]

Israel fails to coordinate call between Lapid and Biden: local media says

Israel’s Channel 13 said that the government tried to coordinate a phone call between Prime Minister, Yair Lapid, and US President, Joe Biden, about the Iranian file, but it did not succeed. The Channel said, “When asked by Israeli officials for the phone call, the White House replied that Biden was unavailable as he is […]

Gaza attack was ‘incredible boost’ and ‘good debut’ for Yair Lapid

Israeli PM Yair Lapid’s unprovoked attack on Gaza that killed 17 children was part of a “good debut” for him with Israeli voters in his race against Netanyahu, says Tal Shalev of Walla News. Lapid faces the “hatred” of rightwing media, who echo Netanyahu’s racist talking point, Lapid can only form the next government with […]

The ‘NYTimes’ hides why Israel is attacking Gaza — Prime Minister Lapid is running for re-election

The ‘NYTimes’ bias is clear as it attempts to blame Palestinians for Israel’s latest deadly unprovoked attack on Gaza . Source

Israel ‘will respond swiftly and forcefully to any fire’ from Gaza, says Lapid

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid said on Sunday that Israel "will respond swiftly and forcefully to any fire" launched from the Gaza Strip, which has been under a strict Israeli siege for 15 years. He made no mention of the fact that fire from Gaza is in response to the root cause of the conflict […]

Biden and Lapid Declaration: Iran, Hezbollah Main Concern

July 15, 2022 By Staff, Agencies The Zionist entity’s Prime Minister Yair Lapid and US President Joe Biden on Thursday unveiled the so-called “Al-Quds [Jerusalem] Declaration on the US-Israel Strategic Partnership”. The declaration reaffirms “the unbreakable bonds” between Tel Aviv and Washington, which are “based on a bedrock of shared values, shared interests, and true […]

Biden-Lapid joint declaration takes aim at BDS movement

A joint strategic partnership signed by Joe Biden and Yair Lapid promises to combat the BDS movement. Source

Israel: Lapid premiership worries illegal Jewish settlers 

Israeli Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank are worried by Foreign Minister Yair Lapid taking over as Prime Minister. The largely right-wing settlers fear that a left-leaning government unchecked by the right could see illegal settlement outposts evacuated. The government in Israel will soon be led by Lapid, and is yet to decide on […]

Biden’s Mid-east visit will have ‘significant’ impact, Israel’s Lapid tells Blinken

US President Joe Biden's upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia and Israel will have a powerful impact on the region, Israeli Foreign Minister, Yair Lapid, told US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, by phone on Tuesday, Reuters reports. Lapid is expected to be serving as Israeli Prime Minister by the time Biden's trip begins on 13 […]

Lapid: No alternative to US leadership of the world

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid yesterday met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to discuss Israel’s efforts to end Russia’s war on Ukraine, local media reported. “There’s no real alternative to American leadership that is determined to prevent wars and bloodshed,” Israel National News reported Lapid saying. “Israel is totally committed to doing everything possible to […]

For Democratic leaders, and Tom Cotton too, Lapid is a rock star who says nothing about Palestine

The big news on our issue in Washington is that Benjamin Netanyahu is gone, and Joe Biden and the Israel lobby are celebrating. Yair Lapid, the foreign minister and alt-PM in the new Naftali Bennett government, came to Washington this week and was treated like a rock star by the lobby. Here at last is […]

Israel is expanding its ties with Arab states, Lapid says

Israel is working to expand its ties with Arab states, Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said at the Jewish Federations of North America’s annual conference yesterday. “I wouldn’t name names because this will harm the process, but of course, we’re working with the United States and with the new friends in the Emirates, in Bahrain and […]

Lapid suggests political considerations are behind Israel’s Gaza operation

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Netanyahu, Lapid back security forces: ‘We won’t allow violence, terror threats’

Yesh Atid chief Yair Lapid, who currently holds the mandate to form a new government, expressed support for Israeli security forces on Saturday, a day after some of the worst violence Jerusalem has seen in years, and as tensions also rose with Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. In a tweet, Lapid also […]

Lapid and Bennett officially on the clock to end Netanyahu’s tenure

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Lapid and Bennett officially on the clock to end Netanyahu’s tenure May 7, 2021 by Alex Traiman – JNS.org Read on for article For the second time in a little more than a year, incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s mandate to form a government has passed to his […]

Netanyahu’s a loser. Can Lapid become a winner?

As of yesterday (Wednesday), Benjamin Netanyahu is officially a loser. He lost four elections in a row, and failed to form a government – the one time he managed it, a year ago, he did so on Benny Gantz’s mandate. That, however, does not mean Yair Lapid, who received the mandate to try to form […]

Rivlin expected to pick Lapid to form gov’t, even if Bennett has more support from parties

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Lapid, Bennett, Sa’ar said progressing in marathon talks on ‘change bloc’ gov’t

Negotiators from the Yesh Atid, Yamina and New Hope parties held marathon day-long talks on Thursday at the Knesset in a bid to narrow the gaps that remain to forming a broad-based unity government that would see Israel’s longest-serving premier, Benjamin Netanyahu, pushed out of office. Disagreements surfaced over ministries and negotiating schedules as the […]

Bennett, Sa’ar stress gaps in unity talks; Lapid insists they’re bridgeable

The leaders of the right-wing Yamina and New Hope parties expressed caution over ongoing negotiations to form a unity government on Monday, admitting that significant gaps remained between them and the centrist Yesh Atid party, whose leader insisted that they are still bridgeable. The comments were made to reporters at the opening of weekly faction […]

Netanyahu? In first, Israel’s future is in Bennett and Lapid’s hands

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

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