Benjamin Netanyahu Archive

Netanyahu questioned by police over submarine corruption case
The Israeli prime minister has several corruption cases hanging over him, but is not a suspect in scandal involving German company, police say

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was questioned by Israeli police on Tuesday for the first time in an investigation into a $2bn sale of three German Thyssenkrupp submarines to Israel, but is not a suspect, police said. “The …

Poll shows deep divisions between Israelis and American Jews
An opinion poll published on Sunday shows deep divisions between Israelis and American Jews, particularly in relation to President Donald Trump, highlighting the growing rift between the world’s two largest Jewish communities.

The survey of the American Jewish Committee showed 77 percent of Israelis approved of the president’s handling of US-Israel relations, while only 34 percent of American Jews did. Fifty-seven percent of US Jews disapproved, while …

Religious extremism is at the heart of US support for Israel
One of the most important elements of the Israel lobby in the United States is right-wing Evangelical backing – or Christian Zionism.

The fanatically anti-Palestinian group Christians United For Israel, CUFI, claims to have more than 4 million members. It was founded in 2006 by a Texas mega-church televangelist, Pastor John Hagee. It now has smaller branches in the …

A lawyer exposes the oppressive states that joined Israel in celebrating its new US embassy
An Israeli human rights lawyer has exposed the oppressive states that joined Israel in celebrating the recent relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem.

Eitay Mack fights to stop Israel sending military aid to war criminals and regimes that violate human rights. And he wrote in the 972+ magazine on 22 May: This list of participants is an embarrassing low point for both …

AIPAC 2018: Nicki Haley Says America Did Not Make Jerusalem Israel’s Capital
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nicki Haley has said Jerusalem being capital of Israel is “fact not created by location of embassy or American decision”.

Speaking at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) 2018 Policy Conference Monday night, Haley said “Jerusalem was, is and will always be the capital of Israel. That’s a fact.” “This was not something that …

African Refugees Should Leave Israel Or Face Arrest; Benjamin Netanyahu Says
The Israeli Prime Minister has reportedly asked officials on Wednesday to begin implementing a plan to force tens of thousands of African migrants and refugees to leave the country or face arrest.

Under the programme, the Israeli government called on migrants from Sudan and Eritrea, largely settled in poor neighbourhoods of south Tel Aviv, to ‘leave to their country or a third country’, offering $3,500 to those …

“We Refuse To Enlist In Israeli Army That Violates Palestinians’ Rights”; 63 Teens Wrote In A Letter To Netanyahu
Enlistment rates are sinking and dropout rates stand at over 7,000 male and female soldiers each year

On Thursday morning, an Israeli daily newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth reported that 63 teens have publicly declared they will refuse to be drafted into the Israel army. In a letter sent to Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin …

Netanyahu’s Corruption Cases Will Be “Earth-Shattering”; Ex-Police Official Says
The recommendations will be announced and they will have information such as the specific charges and a complete list of the people involved.

The recommendations on Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption cases are expected to be announced in the coming weeks and their consequences will be like earth-shattering, a former external adviser to the Israel Police said. …