Tag: Israel

Netanyahu on course to win Israeli election: partial results

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz claimed victory in Israel’s election but early results indicated on Wednesday the veteran right-wing leader was on course for a record fifth term. Partial results with 95 percent of votes counted showed Netanyahu’s Likud […]

Netanyahu: There Will Be No Palestinian State

TEL AVIV – The U.S. is fully aware of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s flat rejection of the creation of a Palestinian state along with his plans to extend Israeli law to West Bank settlements, the Israeli premier said on Monday. In an interview with Channel 12, Netanyahu pushed […]

Trump meets with Netanyahu

President Trump makes a statement regarding the Golan Heights in Israel: pic.twitter.com/nqJoX25LpC — The White House (@WhiteHouse) March 25, 2019   President Trump just sent shockwaves through the international community, and raised the ire of Israel’s enemies, by upending longstanding US policy when he tweeted that it “is […]

TRUMP: Time to Recognize Golan Heights as Part of Israel

(Nick Wadhams, Bloomberg News) President Donald Trump said it’s time for the U.S. to “fully recognize” Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, a political gift to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just weeks before a tough re-election vote. Netanyahu promptly praised Trump’s tweet: “At a time when Iran seeks […]