Posts Tagged ‘netanyahu!’

Netanyahu: Israel will not build new settlements in vacated West Bank sites

After condemnation from the US, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government backed down from a plan to return to four abandoned illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank, news agencies reported yesterday. Early this week, the Israeli Knesset passed the second and third readings of a bill to allow Israeli settlers to resettle in four illegal settlements […]

White House snubs Netanyahu

More than eleven weeks into his third term as prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu has yet to receive an invitation to visit Washington. Many reports have pointed out that before Netanyahu’s latest return to power, new Israeli leaders had always visited the United States or met U.S. President by this point in their premiership.  While reports […]

Former Israel PM urges world leaders to boycott Netanyahu

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has called on world leaders to boycott current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu due to pushing ahead with the judicial overhaul. Israeli media reported that this rare call for international intervention in Israel’s affairs came amidst protests from tens of thousands of Israelis against the planned judicial overhaul. Olmert […]

Palestinians fear Netanyahu may escape internal crisis by launching war on Gaza

Palestinians in Gaza are closely following the ongoing Israeli protests against the current Netanyahu government’s proposed judicial overhaul. Many in Gaza believe that if Netanyahu’s crisis continues to escalate, he will do what Israeli governments have always done to escape an internal crisis: launch a war against “the enemy.” The most convenient target has usually […]

Netanyahu is an existential threat to the ‘special relationship,’ say Zionist leaders

There is today massive opposition to Israel’s extremist new government in Israel, and in the American Jewish community too, with even establishment Jews threatening to boycott the rightwing country. Though one motivation for the American protest is fear for the job of the Israel lobby in the U.S.: that the new government’s fascistic steps could […]

Netanyahu slammed by political foes over Saudi-Iran rapprochement

Israeli politicians used the surprising Saudi-Iran rapprochement to stage a severe attack on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli media reported on Friday. Iran and Saudi Arabia agreed to re-establish diplomatic relations on Friday after talks in Beijing between top security officials from the two rival countries. "As a result of the talks, Iran and Saudi […]

Netanyahu, Meloni discuss cooperation between Israel, Italy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with far-right Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni in Rome on Friday, while dozens demonstrated against the plan to weaken the judiciary in the Italian capital, coinciding with the meeting between the two officials. The Italian prime minister expressed concern about the escalation between Israel and the Palestinians, stating: "Italy […]

Yalla Roma, Solidarity Groups Tell Netanyahu ‘You Are Not Welcome’ (PHOTOS)

March 9, 2023 Italian protesters waved a banner in front of the Colosseum reading “Netanyahu: Not Welcome”. (Photo: Supplied) By Romana Rubeo As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu landed in Rome on Thursday for a three-day visit, the Palestinian Community of Rome and Lazio organized a sit-in under the banner: ‘Netanyahu, You are Not Welcome’. The […]

Rep. Katie Porter pushed for Dem delegation to meet with Netanyahu, says she was ‘extremely impressed’

Progressive favorite Rep. Katie Porter met with AIPAC to prepare for a recent junket to Israel and came away from the trip “extremely impressed” by Benjamin Netanyahu. Source

Netanyahu’s son: ‘Anti-government protesters are terrorists, must be jailed’

Yair Netanyahu, the son of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has described Israeli protesters against his father as "terrorists" who "must be jailed," Israeli media reported on Friday. "They are not protesters. They are not anarchists either. They are terrorists," Yair posted on Twitter shortly after midnight on Thursday. "A violent underground has arisen here, […]

Chuck Schumer is Netanyahu’s ‘useful idiot’ in Jewish community — Tom Friedman

Chuck Schumer is Benjamin Netanyahu’s “useful idiot”, because he yucked it up with the rightwing leader so as to publicize their closeness in the American Jewish community, New York Times columnist Tom Friedman says. “I saw pictures yesterday of Chuck Schumer smiling, yucking it up with his old pal Bibi [Netanyahu] in the parliament,” Friedman […]

Biden’s policy on Israeli extremism is– Kiss Netanyahu’s ass

The Biden administration is determined not to criticize the extremist Israeli government even in the wake of settler terrorism licensed by officials. It wants no daylight between Democrats and Republicans on Israel. Source

Once again, Netanyahu tricks us on Jewish settlements

An apparent summit agreement by Israel to cease settlement for six months was promptly mocked by Netanyahu and his extremist allies. Read the fine print and Israel will keep pouring concrete! Source


FEBRUARY 24TH, 2023 Source By Miko Peled here is a story about the Roman Emperor Nero, according to which he set  Rome on fire just so that he could see the flames. The story may or may not be true, but when Palestine is in flames, history will remember who lit the match. Benjamin Netanyahu, […]

Establishing ties with Saudi Arabia will end Israel-Arab conflict, Netanyahu says

Israel and Saudi Arabia normalising relations with each other would end the conflict with Palestinians and the wider Arab world, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has claimed. Speaking at the Hartog National Security Conference in Tel Aviv yesterday evening, Netanyahu stated that "If we have the upper hand, I think we can expand the circle […]

Tens of thousands rally in sixth week of protests against Netanyahu government in Israel

Tens of thousands of people throughout Israel have rallied for the sixth consecutive week to express their opposition towards Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's legislative effort to constrain the authority of the judiciary and his ultra-conservative policies. Demonstrations, which have been organised each Saturday evening across the nation by the extremist right-wing coalition government led by […]

Ex-Israel attorney general warns Netanyahu using judicial reforms to end criminal trial

Former Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has warned that the judicial reforms proposed by the far-right government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are an effort to end the ongoing criminal trial against him. During an interview with Channel 12, Mandelblit noted the timing of the proposals and Netanyahu’s previous position on the judiciary, which he says […]

Israel Netanyahu says his government will not allow Palestinians to build in Area C

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said his government will fight against Palestinian construction in Area C of the Occupied West Bank. "We came to power with a clear promise to change course and fight illegal Palestinian construction," Netanyahu said, while chairing a meeting of the Likud bloc. "This does not mean that we will allow […]

Where is Netanyahu’s government headed after barring Deri?

It seems that time is running out for  the Israeli government, contrary to this existing belief. The government is racing against time and trying to pass laws and legislation to change the judicial system, among others. The Israeli Supreme Court's decision to bar Aryeh Deri from his position as Minister, after he was previously convicted […]

Will Benjamin Netanyahu’s government survive?

Before it was formed, the new far-right Israeli government coalition has been plagued with disputes and disagreements, despite the fact that all of its members are from the right-wing parties and all of them, at least, share the same principles, although each Party has its own procedures to achieve the common goals. In order to […]

Palestine under the yoke of Netanyahu’s “new” government

The visit of Israel’s far-right national security minister, Itamar Ben-Gvir, to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem has caused an uproar among Palestinians and in Arab and international circles. Even within Israel itself, it led to resentment because of the serious consequences the visit would have on stability in the Palestinian territories. Especially after […]

Thousands of Israelis protest planned judicial reform by Netanyahu’s gov’t

Tens of thousands of Israelis demonstrated in Tel Aviv on Saturday against a planned judicial reform by the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, reports Anadolu Agency. According to Israeli public broadcaster KAN, nearly 40,000 Israelis joined the anti-government rally in Tel Aviv's Kaplan Street area. Another protest attended by nearly 10,000 demonstrators took place at Habima Square in Tel Aviv, […]

Netanyahu’s ministers aim to ’empty the West Bank of Arabs’

Benjamin Netanyahu’s radical rightwing ministers’ agenda is the ethnic cleansing of the West Bank. And yet high Biden officials are meeting with Netanyahu today, and Secretary Blinken is due out within a couple of weeks, all to give Biden’s blessing to the new government — and perform what the State Department admitted yesterday is “triage” […]

Netanyahu ignores tens of thousands of protesters criticising his judicial overhaul

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, ignored an 80,000-strong rally organised on Saturday night in protest against his government's plans to remake Israel's judiciary. During his cabinet meeting, Netanyahu told his ministers that the elections represented the will of the Israelis so that he does not care about these protests. "Two months ago, there was a […]

Ben-Gvir to ask Netanyahu to include Shin Bet in fighting crime among Arab community

Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir has said that he was planning to ask Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to include Shin Bet in fighting crime among Arabs in Israel, The Jerusalem Post reported on Friday. Fighting crime in the Arab community was part of the coalition deal between Likud and Ben-Gvir's Otzma Yehudit party. READ: Who […]

Ehud Barak calls for ‘street battles’ to oust Netanyahu government

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak has called for Israelis to become involved in street battles to oust Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In an article published by Yedioth Ahronoth on Wednesday, Barak asserted: "This is an elected government. It is legitimate, but its actions and plans revolve around a coup. This makes it illegitimate." […]

Knesset Approves Apartheid in Occupied West Bank, Lapid Accuses Netanyahu of Leading ‘Israel’ into Civil War

January 11, 2023 The Israeli Knesset passed on Tuesday the so-called “Emergency Regulations in Judea and Samaria” or Apartheid. The “temporary” measure is voted on every five years. The bill was first adopted in 1967 after ‘Israel’ occupied the West Bank. It addresses the legal status of Zionist settlers living in the occupied West Bank […]

Ambassador Nides cheers Netanyahu, salutes Israel’s ‘thriving democracy’ and ‘judicial reform’

Israel is facing mass protests over the authoritarian government’s plans to override supreme court rulings so as to exonerate Netanyahu from corruption charges. But U.S. Ambassador Tom Nides praises Netanyahu as a sober leader, and he appeared to side with the government over any protesters this week, stating repeatedly that the government has a mandate […]

Netanyahu’s government is end of Zionism

TEHRAN- Israel is a divided society racially and religiously. Since its establishment in 1948 or even many years earlier, the Jewish Agency sought to bring Jews from all over the world to the Palestinian territories in order to provide the necessary population for the formation of a so-called nation-state. Source

Jewish supremacy is state policy, says Netanyahu

American Jewish leaders are right to be worried. As Benjamin Netanyahu peels away at the façade that has maintained support for the occupation state within liberal Jewish constituencies in the US and elsewhere, they are discovering that their democratic image of Israel is but a figment of their imagination. Any remaining doubt about Israel's identity […]

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