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Posts Tagged: avigdor lieberman

May 20, 2018 2:16 pm

Israeli Defense Minister, Arab MK in Ferocious War of Words

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Israeli-Arab Knesset member Ayman Odeh conducted a ferocious war of words on Sunday following a controversy over the injury of an...

May 18, 2018 7:08 pm

Gaza Gunfire Sends David Brooks Into New Embrace of New York Times’ Israel-Bashers

It’s one thing for Prime Minister Netanyahu to take a beating from the news columns of the New York Times, or from a staff editorial,...

May 11, 2018 3:57 pm

Israel to Assad: Get Rid of Your Iranian Allies, They Will Harm You

Israel's defense minister warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Friday to renounce the Iranian military presence in his country, saying the activities of Assad's staunchest...

May 10, 2018 8:27 am

Israeli Defense Minister: We Hit Almost All Iranian Infrastructure in Syria

Israel said it attacked nearly all of Iran's military infrastructure in Syria on Thursday after Iranian forces fired rockets at Israel for the first time. It was the heaviest Israeli...

May 8, 2018 10:51 am

With Iran Tensions Peaking, Northern Israeli Residents Prepare for Potential Conflict

The heads of nearly two dozen northern Israel municipalities will hold and urgent meeting this coming Sunday to discuss the sensitive security situation in the...

May 7, 2018 11:51 am

Amid Heightened Tensions With Iran, Israeli Defense Chief Says IDF Prepared for ‘Any Scenario’

Amid heightened tensions with Iran, Israel’s defense minister emphasized on Monday that the IDF was prepared for “any scenario.” “We have no interest in escalation, but...

May 7, 2018 10:16 am

Lieberman Offers Strong Words, but Little Action on Palestinian Salaries for Terrorists - One of the pressing legislative issues that the Knesset will address in its summer session is penalizing the Palestinian Authority (PA) for its nefarious practice...

May 3, 2018 2:24 pm

With Promotion of MAG Sharon Afek, Israeli Military to Have First Openly-Gay Major General

The Israeli military will have its first openly-gay major general, following the pending promotion -- announced on Thursday -- of Sharon Afek, who serves as...

May 3, 2018 11:12 am

Israel to Russia: We Sat Out Western Sanctions, so Help Us in Middle East

Israel's defense minister reminded Russia on Thursday of his government's decision not to join Western sanctions against it, and asked that Moscow reciprocate with a more pro-Israel approach...

April 27, 2018 11:52 am

Israeli Defense Minister: Idea of Achieving Middle East Peace Is an ‘Illusion’

The idea of achieving peace in the Middle East is an “illusion,” Israel’s defense minister said on Friday during a visit to the US. “I think...

April 26, 2018 8:04 am

Lieberman: Israel Will Hit Tehran if Iran Attacks Tel Aviv

Israel would retaliate against any Iranian attack on Tel Aviv by striking Tehran, Israel's defense minister said in remarks published on Thursday. The comments by Avigdor Lieberman...

April 22, 2018 11:25 am

Israel Dismisses Suggestions It Killed Palestinian in Malaysia

Israel's defense minister said on Sunday a Palestinian scientist shot dead in Malaysia was a rocket expert and "no saint," but dismissed suggestions by Hamas...

April 20, 2018 4:01 pm

Israeli Defense Minister on Gaza Border Riots: Every Week There Are Fewer People, but More Terror Activity

“We are fighting an uncompromising battle here, and the other side must understand -- there is a determined army here,” Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said...

April 18, 2018 2:57 pm

Israeli Guards Find Bomb in Palestinian Truck, Thwarting Independence Day Terror Attack

Israel said on Wednesday it had found explosives hidden in a Palestinian truck that were due to be smuggled from the West Bank and used in...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...


Algerian Blogger Accused of Espionage Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison

An Algerian blogger arrested last year over social media posts has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on espionage and other charges, a human rights activist said on Friday. Charges...


Israeli Couple Rescued After Building ‘SOS’ Out of Rocks - Israeli Police rescue volunteers were able to locate a missing Tel Aviv couple lost in the Negev Desert on Tuesday thanks to an “SOS” sign they fashioned out of...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Makes New Arrest in Crackdown on Activists

Saudi Arabia arrested prominent rights campaigner Mohammed al-Bajadi, Amnesty International said on Friday, as part of a crackdown mostly targeting advocates of women's rights in the conservative kingdom. Four activists have...