Tagged: Netanyahu

In Israel, Citizenship for Arabs is Always Conditional
Nadeem Shehadeh, Haaretz

In Israel, Citizenship for Arabs is Always Conditional

Israel's Prime Minister is at it again. After the deadly attack in Tel Aviv on New Year's Day, Netanyahu reverted to attacking and delegitimizing the Arab citizens of the state, simply to score political points – exactly as he has done countless times before.

on January 11, 2016
On Netanyahu’s Claims Ahead of Donald Trump’s Visit to Israel Fact Sheets
IMEU

On Netanyahu’s Claims Ahead of Donald Trump’s Visit to Israel

It was recently announced that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he visits Israel later this month. The IMEU offers the following fact sheet on Netanyahu’s claims regarding equality for Muslim and other non-Jewish citizens of Israel, and also concerning provocations by messianic Jewish extremists.

on December 9, 2015
Arrest Warrant Issued in Spain for Netanyahu, Other Israeli Officials
Jewish Telegraph Agency

Arrest Warrant Issued in Spain for Netanyahu, Other Israeli Officials

A federal judge in Spain has issued arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other current and former top Israeli officials over the deaths of nine Turkish activists. Last week, Judge Jose de la Mata of the National Court reopened the case against the Israeli officials who made up the country’s Security Cabinet during the deadly raid on the Mavi Marmara ship in May 2010.

on November 17, 2015
Stop Smiling at This Liar: Benjamin Netanyahu Will Not Get Away With This Much Longer
Ahmad Tibi, Salon

Stop Smiling at This Liar: Benjamin Netanyahu Will Not Get Away With This Much Longer

President Obama’s restraint in his joint press conference Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu was noteworthy. Many a lesser politician would have burst out laughing when Netanyahu claimed that he remains committed to the two-state solution. Netanyahu is, after all, a man who has dedicated his political career to destroying the two-state solution.

on November 16, 2015
Clinton and CAP Are Out of Touch With Growing Criticism of Israel Among Grassroots Democrats
Naomi Dann, Huffington Post

Clinton and CAP Are Out of Touch With Growing Criticism of Israel Among Grassroots Democrats

In a recent exclusive piece for the Jewish Daily Forward, Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reaffirmed her commitment to America's "unbreakable bond" with the state of Israel and signaled her intention to appease the demands of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his extreme right-wing government if elected.

on November 13, 2015
Obama Defied GOP to Make Peace with Iran—Now It’s Time for Palestine
Alex Shams, The Huffington Post

Obama Defied GOP to Make Peace with Iran—Now It’s Time for Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's vindictive policies are creating a climate in which Palestinians are once again rising up to reject their lack of freedom and equality. Netanyahu's meeting with President Barack Obama Monday involved obfuscation and a resort to blaming Palestinians for the current troubles rather than examining nearly 50 years of Israeli iron rule over Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.

on November 11, 2015
Fact Check: Netanyahu’s Remarks to the Center for American Progress Fact Sheets
IMEU

Fact Check: Netanyahu’s Remarks to the Center for American Progress

Following today's appearance by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Center for American Progress, the IMEU offers this fact check on his remarks.

on November 10, 2015
Expert Q&A: On the Obama-Netanyahu Meeting & the Crisis in Palestine-Israel Q&As
IMEU

Expert Q&A: On the Obama-Netanyahu Meeting & the Crisis in Palestine-Israel

The IMEU offers the following expert roundtable Q&A on yesterday’s meeting between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the ongoing crisis in the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel, with analysts from Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network.

on November 10, 2015
Center for American Progress Under Fire for Hosting Speech by Benjamin Netanyahu
Steven Mufson, The Washington Post

Center for American Progress Under Fire for Hosting Speech by Benjamin Netanyahu

Should the Center for American Progress host a speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu? Eighteen organizations and 117 individuals — largely from academia and non-governmental organizations — don’t think so, and they have signed an open letter circulated by the group Jewish Voice for Peace and the Arab American Institute saying they are “dismayed that CAP will sponsor an address by Netanyahu” during the prime minister’s visit to Washington this week.

on November 9, 2015
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