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Posts Tagged: European Parliament

June 26, 2016 9:47 am

Netanyahu: Abbas’ Remarks at European Parliament Prove He’s Not Interested in Direct Negotiations With Israel

A few hours before he departed for a meeting in Rome with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu harshly criticized PA...

June 26, 2016 7:10 am

State Department Refuses to Condemn Abbas’s Blood Libel in Speech to European Parliament (VIDEO)

The US State Department refused to condemn the use of antisemitic tropes by the president of the Palestinian Authority (PA) in a speech on Thursday before...

June 23, 2016 10:28 am

Rivlin Asks European Lawmakers for Greater Respect of Israel’s Sovereignty

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday addressed the European Parliament in Brussels, emphasizing Israel’s strong ties with Europe but also stressing that the continent’s...

June 23, 2016 9:30 am

In EU speech, Abbas Accuses Rabbis of Encouraging Poisoning of Palestinian Water

JNS.org - In a speech to the European Parliament in Brussels on Thursday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas vowed that global terrorism will come to an...

January 31, 2016 11:52 am

Former Scottish First Minister Slammed for ‘Breathtaking Pomposity’ After Criticizing Israeli MK Over Holocaust Comments

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond was accused of "breathtaking pomposity" on Friday for rebuking an Israeli Knesset member over his denouncement of the Iranian president, who...

July 22, 2013 11:44 am

Israeli President Peres, PM Netanyahu Welcome EU Blacklisting of Hezbollah

Israeli President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed news of the European Union's decision to add the Lebanese radical movement Hezbollah's military wing...

June 24, 2013 9:13 am

European Parliament Member: Turkey Has Replaced Kemalism With Islamism

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party (AKP) was initially rewarded by the European Union for changing Turkey's Kemalist state ideology, but Kemalism...

June 13, 2013 9:54 am

Erdogan Rejects European Parliament Criticism

Embattled Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan maintained his defiant tone Thursday, lashing out at the European Parliament for its criticism of the Turkish government's...

June 11, 2013 8:03 am

US: Surveillance Program Will Continue

My Way/AP - The Obama administration considered whether to charge a government contractor with leaking classified surveillance secrets while it defended the...

April 30, 2013 2:43 pm

Abbas: Israel Must Release Palestinian Convicts in Order for There to be Peace

At a conference this past weekend Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called on Israel to release Palestinian convicts, saying that their release will reflect Jerusalem's...

April 25, 2013 7:39 pm

EU Parliament Iran Visit Under Fire For Not Including Meeting with Human Rights Winners

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) has criticized the European Parliament for going forward with a trip to Iran despite the country's refusal to allow the parliament's...

November 1, 2012 9:43 am

Iranian Money Laundering Network Running Through Vienna

According to reports in the Austrian news magazine "Profil" and the British "Telegraph", the Iranian regime uses Austrian banks to launder money in order to...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah

JNS.org -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Trump Campaign Manager Admits: ‘We Are Behind,’ Reiterates Camp...

Donald Trump's campaign manager pitched Sunday his new call to "drain the swamp" of Washington, even as she admitted Donald...


Palestinian Authority Releases Four Men Arrested for Attending Sukkot Event...

Four Palestinians arrested late last week for attending a sukkot holiday event in a West Bank settlement were freed on...

Middle East

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation to free the key Iraqi...