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Posts Tagged: Israel UK relations

February 1, 2018 2:16 pm

British Defense Chief Praises Israel as ‘Beacon of Light and Hope’ in Middle East

The United Kingdom “will always be Israel’s friend,” British Secretary of State for Defense Gavin Williamson pledged on Tuesday at a London gathering. Speaking at the...

January 8, 2018 8:34 am

British FM Johnson to Palestinian Counterpart: Jerusalem Should Be Shared Capital of Two States

Jerusalem should ultimately be the shared capital of Israeli and Palestinian states, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told his Palestinian Authority counterpart Riyad al-Malki on Monday, a...

December 18, 2017 4:24 pm

Israeli UK Envoy: Britain Should Follow Trump’s Lead, Recognize Jerusalem as Jewish State’s Capital

Britain should follow US President Donald Trump’s lead and recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Jewish state’s UK envoy wrote in a Telegraph op-ed published...

November 5, 2017 1:23 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to BBC: Iranian Takeover of Middle East Must Be Stopped

The resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Saturday and his criticism of Iran should serve as a “wakeup call for everyone,” Israeli Prime...

September 12, 2017 4:47 pm

British Cabinet Minister: UK Will Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Balfour Declaration ‘With Pride’

The United Kingdom will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the issuance of the Balfour Declaration “with pride,” a British Cabinet minister said on Monday. At a...

June 9, 2017 11:27 am

Potential Inclusion of Northern Ireland-Based Democratic Unionist Party in UK Governing Coalition Could Be ‘Good News for Israel,’ British Jewish Activist Says

A potential Conservative-led governing coalition in the UK that includes the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) could be “good news for Israel,” a British Jewish activist said...

March 22, 2017 3:11 pm

Jewish State ‘Stands as One With the British People’ in Fight Against Terrorism, Top Israeli Official Says Following London Attack

Israel “stands as one with the British people as we all work together to defeat the scourge of terrorism,” the Jewish state’s UN envoy Danny...

December 26, 2016 1:47 pm

Head of Prominent UK Think Tank: Britain’s Vote in Favor of Anti-Israel UN Resolution Motivated by Obsession Over Settlements

Britain’s vote on Friday in favor of the UN Security Council resolution outlawing Israel's presence beyond the 1967 borders was “motivated by an obsession about...

June 21, 2016 3:21 pm

Israel Needs UK to Remain in EU to Fight Threats, PM David Cameron Says - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday told a group of British Jews that Israel needs the United Kingdom to remain in the European...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...