Israel to Attend Biased UN Human Rights Review

Israel will attend a UN human rights review on Tuesday, a top official told AFP on Sunday. Earlier, Haaretz reported that Germany had warned Israel of a diplomatic backlash if it stayed away from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Periodic Review. “We will attend” the Universal Periodic Review, the official, who declined to […]

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Assad Seeking Israeli Consent for Alawite State?

July 23, 2013 16:02 by Pesach Benson Is Bashar Assad seeking an Israeli green light for an Alawite rump state? In the middle of an article about Sunnis being ethnically cleansed from Alawite areas, The Guardian drops this humdinger: A mediator – a well-known diplomatic figure – is understood to have been asked by Assad […]

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UNHRC Report Belongs in Garbage Heap of History

Yisrael Beytenu chairman, former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman,on Thursday evening launched a scathing attack on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) which said earlier that Israel must withdraw all of its citizens from the regions of Judea and Samaria. “The UN Human Rights Council once again proved today that there is no connection between […]

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Lieberman resigns

Lieberman Vows ‘I Will be Back – Soon’

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman handed in his resignation at the weekly Cabinet meeting Sunday morning and vowed. “I am leaving temporarily.” He rejected plea bargaining in the case of his alleged misconduct concerning a diplomatic appointment and said he wants a quick trial before the January 22 elections. Law professor Suzie Navot, writing in Maariv, […]

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Lieberman: Stopping Iran Like Stopping Hitler

Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Avigdor Lieberman (Yisrael Beytenu) said Sunday that not making the right decisions, coupled with an unwillingness to adopt new anti-Iran sanctions, will bring us to the edge of a new reality, like that of the 30s, in which the West decided to appease Hitler instead of nipping him in […]

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Illegal Bedouin construction

Bodyguards Separate Lieberman and ‘Terrorist’ MK

Bodyguards stepped between Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Arab MK Talab Al-Sana, who Lieberman called a terrorist during a tour of an illegal Bedouin village in the Negev on Wednesday. During a visit to the “unrecognized” Bedouin village of Al-Zarnog near Be’er Sheva, MK Al-Sana appeared and accused the Foreign Minister of acting like the head […]

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Lieberman: Israel Won’t be Provoked by ‘Turkish Rampage’

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Monday that Israel will not be “dragged into provocations with Turkey” over its indictment of four former senior IDF commanders. Meeting with German president Joachim Gauck in Jerusalem, Lieberman said, “We hope that European countries refuse to cooperate with Turkish authorities over these absurd charges against former IDF chief of […]

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