Netanyahu: While negotiating with Iran, listen to what its supreme leader says


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying – once again – to convince the world that any deal with Iran over its nuclear program would be a bad one. Noting that – even as both sides engage in sensitive talks, Iran’s supreme leader is calling for a fight against the United States. No matter whether there’s an agreement or not.

Netanyahu: Iran bigger threat than ISIS

Following Wednesday’s deadly string of attacks launched by Islamic State terrorists in Sinai, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu extended his regards to the families of the victims, saying “Our hearts are with the Egyptian people. We send our condolences to the Egyptian government and the families of those who were killed in battle with the cruel terror.”

 Netanyahu also remarked that “several months ago, when we said that ISIS were launching attacks on our borders, people were skeptical. But here we see before our very eyes, ISIS operating with unusual cruelty both on our northern and southern borders.”

 Netanyahu reiterated the comparison between the barbaric terrorist organization and Iran, saying that “the attacks we are seeing carried out by ISIS are nothing compared to what the Iranian regime has in store.

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Report: Netanyahu may sever ties with UN agency over Gaza report


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly said Monday that Israel is mulling whether or not it should continue cooperation with the UN Human Rights Council, after the body issued a report last weekin which it said that Israel’s actions in last summer’s Gaza conflict may constitute war crimes.

Army Radio reported that in a closed-door meeting, Netanyahu referred to the UNHRC commission of inquiry which issued the report as “a hypocritical committee.” Click here to read the story.

Netanyahu enraged at Iran concessions


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed outrage Sunday at world powers for backtracking on terms they’d set for themselves during nuclear negotiations with Iran. Netanyahu’s remarks at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting came as representatives of the P5+1 and Iran met in Vienna to try and reach a final nuclear deal before the June 30 deadline. Click here to read the story

Is Israel’s ratification of a nuclear test ban important enough to get Iran to recognize Israel?

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This is an interesting tactic by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Who is still trying to stop what he thinks is a bad deal from being inked between the West and Iran over Iran’s nuclear weapons program. There is pressure on Israel, which has never publicly admitted having a nuclear weapons program, to ratify a treaty which would ban nuclear testing. Netanyahu says, Israel’s condition for signing that treaty: Iran’s recognition of the Jewish state. Click here to read the story.

Bibi forced to announce Israel welcomes all shades of Jewishness


Prime Minister Netanyahu’s comments on three different occasions over the last week that Israel is home to all Jews are intended to send a reassuring message to segments of Diaspora Jewry infuriated by Religious Services Minister David Azoulay’s deprecating remarks about Reform Jewry last week, sources in the Prime Minister’s Office acknowledged on Tuesday. Click here to read the story.

Netanyahu: UN report hypocritical


He calls out the secretary general of the UN by name. Calling him hypocritical. For targeting Israel for the deaths of children in Gaza last summer. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahyu saying Ban Ki-moon ignores the fact that Hamas used the children as shields. “…the terror group Hamas is winning immunity from the UN even though it was proven beyond any doubt that it has committed war crimes by firing from hospitals, mosques, and from UN facilities,”  Netanyahu writes in a Facebook posting. Click here to read the story.

Netanyahu to world leaders: Take off kid gloves when dealing with Iran



Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is accusing world powers of stepping up concessions to Iran to enable a nuclear deal by June 30 even as Iran balks at demands for heightened UN inspections. He didn’t offer further details

Netahyahu’s energy minister and point-man on the talks, Yuval Steinitz, said it appeared that world powers were prepared to accommodate Tehran’s resistance to expanded, short-order UN nuclear inspections and demand to continue R&D of uranium centrifuges that make nuclear fuel.

Saturday, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said his country, in the name of protecting state secrets, could reject stepped-up inspections – even at the cost of missing the  deadline. But in a televised address Sunday, Rouhani played up the benefits of reaching a deal that would end the hardship of sanctions.

On a visit to Israel last week, chairman of the joint chiefs Gen. Martin Dempsey sought to reassure Israel of “unshakable” U.S. military support. Dempsey said long-term prospects were “far better” with an Iran that was not a nuclear weapons power. The U.S. says it stands by the end-of-the-month deadline, but other officials have said the date might be missed.

Secretary of State John Kerry, who was released from hospital Friday, said he would be “totally engaged” with the nuclear talks despite his broken leg from a cycling accident.